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Mother Tongue and Foreign Languages Achievements

National Chinese Riddle Competition 2014

National Chinese Riddle Competition is an annual competition co-organised by Jurong Junior College, Lianhe Zaobao and the Riddle Association (Singapore). This competition took place on 12 April 2014.

This year, there are 47 teams from 21 schools taking part in the competition. Our school sent in a team of 4 students for the first time, and we finished the competition with a final standing of 2nd in the Higher Chinese category.

Our results:

2nd (Team Award) - Higher Chinese Category

    -Glen Goh Wee Zhuan             M14402
    -Tam Wai Yong                        M14301
    -How Yee Teng                        M14301
    -Zhao Ruiting                            M14302

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Japanese Speech Contest 2014 (for Secondary Category)


The annual contest, jointly organised by Embassy of Japan, the Japanese Cultural Society Singapore, the Japanese Association Singapore, Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry Singapore and the Japanese University Graduates Association of Singapore, is known to have an extremely high standard.

This contest aims to encourage Japanese language learners to strive for greater excellence and to enhance the understanding and relationship between Singapore and Japan. The initial format for the contest was developed by the Japanese Cultural Society in 1968.
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The final round of the Japanese Speech Contest 2014 was held at the Japanese Association’s auditorium on 13 July (Sun). 24 finalists from the 4 categories - Secondary School, Junior College, Tertiary and Open categories presented their speeches before a packed auditorium. Selected from among 60 participants through the preliminary and semi-final rounds, they were judged on originality, pronunciation, fluency, grammar, content and delivery of speech on a topic of their choice.

 Our results:
1st (Individual Award)
  • Chua Hou from M14401

3rd  (Individual Award)

  • Chen Zeyu from M14302


5th (Individual Award)

  • Chang Ting-Wei from M14401

“Bharatha Kala Vaibavam 2014” (23rd Indian Cultural Festival)


This festival is jointly organised by Boon Lay Community Club and Indian Activity Executive Committee.  It helps to showcase students’ skills in Indian classical dance.  Vijayakumar Ragavi participated in the Junior Category and won 1st Prize. This event took place on 16 March 2014.


Our results:


1st Prize (Individual Award) – Junior Category

  •  Vijayakumar Ragavi from M14203

Mago - Tamil Storytelling Olympiad (for Secondary Schools) 2014


This event is jointly organised by Singapore Tamil Teachers Union, AKT Creations and Tamil Murasu. In the first round, student participants will write a story on a given topic.  In the second round, they will prepare storytelling.  In the final round, they will take part in impromptu storytelling competition. This year, the event was held in Nee Soon Community Centre.


This event serves to fulfil the following objectives:

Effective use of storytelling technique in the classrooms

Encourages the use of imagination and creativity


Our result:

2nd Prize (Individual)

  • Deepak S/O Alagusubramanian       M14102