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Other partnerships with the local community

Partnering with the local community groups helps to make students’ learning experiences authentic and meaningful. Such experiential learning is paramount as students develop social and emotional competencies through their interactions with the various counterparts in our community. Below are some partnership projects that our student bodies have worked on in recent years.

Hamper Wrapping and Distribution to the Woodlands Community

Evergreen Secondary School has been working closely with the Woodlands Community over the past few years in reaching out to those in need. During the festive season of Chinese New Year, the staff, students and parents of Evergreen Secondary School share our joy with families in need by taking part in the Hamper Wrapping Project. This programme was initiated by our student leaders a few years back and it has since formed a tradition in our school. All staff and students contribute food items such as rice, sugar, canned food, etc. Each class contributes 2 hampers and they are distributed to the needy families in the community.

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Project with MOE Kindergartens (MK) Centre at Riverside Primary School (Oct/Nov 2015)


During the October/November break in 2015, our student leaders from the Prefectorial Executive Committee lend their assistance to the new MOE Kindergartens (MK) Centre at Riverside Primary School to help its staff decorate the learning spaces in the centre so as to make them more conducive for learning.
During the six days of involvement, our student leaders assisted in the following areas:

i) preparation of learning tools (e.g. display charts, labels with visual cues) for Literacy, Science and Language lessons so that the kindergarten students can use them as scaffolds for learning

ii) assisting in logistics arrangement of the kindergarten classrooms

iii) sorting, wrapping and keeping stock of learning materials

iv) preparation for the Orientation Day

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Brainstorming ideas on how to  enhance the learning spaces in the kindergarten  Marking out the boundaries for the hopscotch activity
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Helping to make the Science lessons come alive Our completed plants for the indoor garden

SingHealth Outreach Programme for President’s Challenge (Aug 2015)

As part of this meaningful outreach project for SingHealth, selected Service Learning student leaders from the class of 3 Dynamic, 3 Thinking and 3 Caring led the entire Lower Secondary cohort in an origami activity.

During this activity, our students penned words of encouragement and well-wishes to the beneficiaries on the origami papers before using them to fold into decorative butterflies. These butterflies were displayed as part of the grand mural which was unveiled by the President during the grand finale event for President’s Challenge 2015. 

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Proudly presenting samples of the butterflies artwork done up by our Lower Secondary students

This has been a very meaningful and challenging experience as we need to guide the Service Learning student leaders in completing this project. I personally had lots of fun making the origami and I'm sure my peers do to I do hope to get another chance like as it's extremely rewarding in it own sense of helping other.

~ Marc Wee Yang Qin, 3 Thinking

This project allowed the Sec 3 Service Learning student leaders to demonstrate the school value of commitment as it may be a little challenging to lead the Secondary One and Secondary Two students to complete the origami activity. I think we all did an amazing job guiding the Lower Secondary students.

~Toh Qian Hui, 3 Caring

 I feel deeply honoured to be given this opportunity to participate in this meaningful project as writing down words of encouragement enable me to motivate the needy. Through this project, I gained some knowledge about the President’s Challenge  and I feel that the less fortunate ones deserve the right to be happy like us.

~Shermaine Chong, 3 Dynamic

Community Mural Project at Blk 855, Woodlands Street 83 (2014)

Evergreen students were given the opportunity by Woodlands Zone 4 Residents’ Committee to paint a mural campaigning “Safety Awareness” amongst the residents in Woodlands. 

Measuring 15m x 2m, the mural project, located at Block 855, Woodlands Street 83, was a collaboration between Secondary 4 Art students and students from Evergreen Secondary’s uniform groups - National Cadet Corps (NCC), National Police Cadet Corps (NPCC), National Civil Defence Cadet Corps (NCDCC) and Red Cross Youth. 

The project was facilitated by teachers from the Aesthetic Department and teachers-in-charge of the respective uniform groups. The Secondary 4 Art students helmed the project and played key roles in the conceptualization and designing process as well as overlooking the finishing touches on the final mural. For many of the students from the uniform groups, it was their first time painting a mural and many expressed that it was an exciting and fun experience.  

These are the following students who created the mural:

NO

NAME 

CLASS

CCA

1

NIGEL PHANG JIA JUN

2 RSP

NCC

2

JAMES TAN KAI YONG

2 RSP

NCC

3

TAY KAI SHENG, DOUGLAS

2 ETP

NCC

4

CHAN ZI YANG

2 ITG

NCC

5

MD ZULHILMI B YUSRI

2 CHR

NCC

6

YIP SI MIN

3 ITG

RCY

7

WONG ZI WEI, NATALIE

3 ITG

RCY

8

TOH YONG YI JOEL             

2 ETP

NCDCC

9

CHIAM DA WEI

2 DYN

NCDCC

10

GOH YI MIN

3INT

NPCC

11

CYNTHIA NG SING HWEE

3DYN

NPCC

12

DAYANA

4 CHR

ART

13

ERFA AFIFA BTE MOHD SAM

4 CHR

ART

14

NG KAI YI

4 CHR

ART

15

NURUL ARRIEYANA

4 CHR

ART

16

NUR FAZDINAH

4 CHR

ART



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Seated are the Secondary 4 art students and standing are the UG cadets

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Our students in action

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Residents from Woodlands having a closer look at the mural