Mayflower Secondary School

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Mayflower Secondary School
美华中学
Měihuá Zhōngxué
Location
Ang Mo Kio
Information
Type Government; Co-educational
Motto Mighty in Thought and Deed
Established 1981
Session Single
School code 3031
Principal Loo Ming Yaw (Mr.)
Enrolment Sec 1 to Sec4/5
Colour(s) Beige
Website

Mayflower Secondary School is a secondary school in Ang Mo Kio, Singapore. It was founded in 1981. The school provides 26 CCAs for its students. The school is well known in performing arts. In the Singapore Youth Festival (SYF) Central Judging of 2011, the school garnered 2 Golds and 5 Silvers. In the Singapore Youth Festival (SYF) Central Judging of 2013, the school garnered 5 Distinctions and 2 Accomplishments.

In 2007 the school embarked on a programme "Project Cool Running" to raise funds to equip the school hall with air-conditioning. This was organised by the Kebun Baru Community Club. The school celebrated its 30th Anniversary in 2011. The main 30th Anniversary Committee is headed by its Vice-Principal (Administration), Mark Chan.

The first event, "Tri-Fit", will be carried out on March 12. This event will involve the whole school population, and they will participate in one of the three sports events: Walking, Rollerblading and rope skipping. The school's partners will be invited to participate in the afternoon festivities of Line Dancing, Karaoke and Waltz Dancing.

History[edit]

Mayflower Secondary School began in 1981 with Wan Hussein as the pioneering principal. On 15 July 1983 the school was officially opened by Mr Lim Boon Heng, then Member of Parliament for Kebun Baru. The school was built at a cost of $5.46 million and covers 2.7 hectares.

Principals[edit]

  • Wan Hussin bin Haji Zoohri (Mr.) (1981-1981)
  • Ibrahim Othman (Mr.) (1981–1984)
  • Tang Swee Chay (Mr.) (1985–1994)
  • Yap Hong Eng (Mrs.) (1994–1998)
  • Lo Sheu Ming (Ms.) (1999–2005)
  • Doris Lim (Mrs.) (2006 to 2012)
  • Loo Ming Yaw (Mr.) (2013 to Present)

Student Leadership Board[edit]

The SLB has been re-organised in end 2008 and it consists of 8 departments: Aesthetics, Health and Fitness, MediaTech, Partners, Publicity, Resource Management, Student Management and Student Wellness. The departments within the SLB are headed by an Executive Committee (EXCO), which consists of the President, Vice Presidents (Leadership or Service Wing), Secretary cum treasurer and Department heads.

Students are nominated by their teachers, and undergo a rigorous selection camp sometime in April or May of every year. Successful candidates are then invited to join the board in one of the 8 departments.

In addition to possessing leadership qualities, student leaders should possess good character and academic results.

Notable alumni[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Glamour grad". AsiaOne. 3 November 2008.