THG is launched on 9 August 2011, as our nation celebrates its 46th birthday. This year, homeschoolers attended their first National Education Show, and THG joins them as they recollect the experience. Singapore’s Presidential Election is also held in August. Five youths learn together … Continue Reading Issue 1 : Singapore Our Nation
Special thanks to parents, Jasmine Goh for organizing and leading the homeschool group to this event, and Tan Mei Sie … Continue Reading NDP Rehearsal 2011
Reported by Ah Boi & Jodd Foxfire Majulah! The 2011 Singapore National Day Parade, a musical performance in five separate acts, was an extraordinary multimedia musical indeed. Centered around the topic “Majulah! The Singapore Spirit”, the audience was enthralled … Continue Reading Our First National Day Parade, July 2011
by Aaron Fong Commenting on the Constitutional position on the Presidential role, Minister for Law K Shanmugam stressed that the President “has custodial powers, not executive powers”. “In other words, he can veto or block Government actions in specified areas, but … Continue Reading The Roles and Powers of the President of Singapore
by Jerel Lim Warm, Personal, Generous. These are some traits describing President S. R. Nathan. He served the office with dignity, care and charm. Mr. Zainul Abidin Rasheed, former senior minister of state at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs:” He has represented … Continue Reading How Then Should I Vote?
By Elizabeth Fong Introduction and Background Six years have flown by and it is again time for Singaporeans to vote for their new president. Seventy-one-year-old Dr. Tony Tan is one of the candidates running for the presidency in this upcoming election. From 1979 to … Continue Reading Presidential Candidate: Tony Tan
By Janna Chua Profile. Tan Cheng Bock is a medical doctor, corporate chairman, and former MP. He studied in Radin Mas Primary School and Raffles Institution. For full details, please go to http://www.tanchengbock.org/curriculum–vitae–of–dr–tan–cheng–bock . Family Background and a Heart for People. According to an … Continue Reading Presidential Candidate: Tan Cheng Bock
By Joshua Ng Introduction & Background Presidential Candidate Mr Tan Kin Lian came from a humble family background. When he was a child, Mr Tan lived in a rented room and had to move residence a few times. Later, he lived in a HDB flat for … Continue Reading Presidential Candidate: Tan Kin Lian
Photos by John Chua What a Wonderful World by Aaron Fong, THG Alumnus on guitar Once upon a time, … Continue Reading A Day at Summer Camp – A (fictional) Photo Story
A wicked princess, a talking turtle or a brave pirate. Imagine your best tale – a story with a magical, … Continue Reading “Write-a-Fairytale” Contest
By Ning Li “Look out! There’s a guy crossing the road!” John’s brain shouted to him. Almost instantly, he hit the brakes of the car and swerved to the right to avoid hitting the pedestrian. “Well done; your reaction time is average,” … Continue Reading Reaction Time – How Fast are Humans?
By Jodd Foxfire “Ring…” Recess time! Sean and his two best friends, Max and Clara dashed out of the class … Continue Reading The Land of the Dinosaurs
by Janna Chua In 2001, after the Twin Tower collapsed, my brother got saved. Not long after, one night, I was lying in bed pondering upon this issue. Since the rest of my family were Christians, when Jesus comes again, … Continue Reading A Personal Story
by Daniel Wong and Aaron Fong What a Wonderful World by Aaron Fong, THG Alumnus on guitar Corporal … Continue Reading Interview with a Singapore Navy Diver
by Elisha Koh ”… they sensed that she was different now from what she had been before.” In what ways … Continue Reading The Bildungsroman of Winnie Foster
by Ian Tay In the book “Tuck Everlasting,” there are two Tuck brothers named Jesse and Miles. They have everlasting life after drinking from a magical spring in a strange forest 87 years before the story. After drinking the water, … Continue Reading Jesse Vs. Miles – What Kind of Person do You Want to be?