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  • Jun 02 - 11: Biology (United Kingdom)
    manor house with a stable converted into an educational and lodging school Over 5 days they donned their gear and waded into different habitats including sand dune ecosystem Freshwater West coastline Stackpole Estate rocky shore Sawdern Point and freshwater ecosystem Orielton Estate They measured the temperature oxygen levels and counted and identified the myriad of organisms found in those places They even visited Pembroke Castle a historical site which played an important role in the British history The next stop of their journey was Oxford where they toured several of the colleges found in the university some of which are one of the oldest in the world At the Oxford University Museum of Natural History they viewed many fossils and even dinosaur bones something they ve never seen before The final leg of their stay was spent in London a place some would argue was and still is the capital of the world They took the city tour and managed to see the several famous buildings England had to offer such as Buckingham Palace Westminster Abbey and London Bridge What excited many of the students were the familiarity of many of these sites from the Harry Potter movies After which they spent a good few hours enjoying the Science Museum Natural History Museum and British Museum The night before they returned home they managed to watch a musical Wicked which they thoroughly loved and gave a standing ovation to Some of these ecosystems such as the sand dune are not available in Singapore The diversity and abundance of species in our few natural ecosystems are also very little making such studies in Singapore to be very difficult Therefore I think the field studies at Orielton Wales was very enriching as it has allowed me to come into close contact with

    Original URL path: http://www.dhs.sg/jun-02---11-biology-%28united-kingdom%29.html (2012-12-21)
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  • Jun 17 - 22: JHSC (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)
    how to build endurance and developed planning and organizational skills With a platform for overseas CIP students were able to create a positive impact beyond school by reaching out to the locals The main highlights of the overseas expedition were CIP at Yên Thế Primary School educational tour at the War Remnant Museum and Cu Chi Tunnel and also cultural immersion at a local crafts village and Chinatown Over a span of 2 days the students painted the walls of the school with a few layers of base paint before they went on to decorate the plain walls with flowers animals and cartoons The language barrier did not prevent our Student Councilors from communicating with the Vietnamese students from the Primary School Via a 2 hour interaction session our Student Councilors patiently taught the Vietnamese students how to fold paper hearts On top of that numerous fun bonding games were played to close up the emotional distance between the Vietnamese students and the Student Councilors Efforts to engage these children were paid off when the school was resounded with vivacious laughter At the War Remnant Museum the students learnt about the Vietnam War and the painful and long lasting after effects of the war Even 40 years after the Vietnam War had ended the children and grandchildren of those who were exposed to Agent Orange chemical used to destroy crops 40 years ago were born with birth defects Through this students learn that warfare is destructive and hence peaceful methods should be used to resolve conflicts The Cu Chi District gave our students a truthful insight about the Vietnam War and they learnt about the hard life that the Vietnamese led underground to seek refuge during the war At the local crafts village our students got themselves involved in a

    Original URL path: http://www.dhs.sg/jun-17---22-jhsc-%28ho-chi-minh-city-vietnam%29.html (2012-12-21)
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  • Jun 02 - 07: ODAC Expedition (Gunung Tahan, Malaysia)
    02 Jun 2011 During 2 th to 7 th June 2011 20 Year 5 students from Senior High Outdoor Activity Club together with two teachers Miss Lee Siew Choo and Miss Gao Hui Fang embarked on a 6 Days 5 Nights Trekking Expedition at Gunung Tahan Peninsular Malaysia Gunung Tahan at the height of 2187 metres 7174 ft is the highest mountain in Peninsular Malaysia The mountain is situated inside Taman Negara on the Pahang Kelantan border The route up to the top via Merapoh trail requires a 62 km return trek passing through low altitude primary jungle across rivers and up to a cool mountain plateau The trekking expedition was organized by the students to encourage a spirit of adventure and discovery as part of the requirements for the Adventurous Journey for the National Youth Achievement Award NYAA Gold In addition the students also wanted to promote bonding between Year 5 students and to hone their leadership skills Before the expedition the students had to go through 2 months of training to improve their physical fitness as they had to carry 10 18kg of weight During the training phase they also had to plan for their own meals accommodations and logistic requirements as the students had to bring their own food to cook and had to know where to collect the water from the rivers etc Despite all the preparation before the trip the expedition was not an easy one On the first day we had to cross four rivers and after crossing the rivers we had to check for leeches Most of us had at least 2 3 bites For most of us it was our first encounter with leeches and we forgot about the long distance of trekking On the second day it was endless uphill trekking

    Original URL path: http://www.dhs.sg/jun-02---07-odac-expedition-%28gunung-tahan-malaysia%29.html (2012-12-21)
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  • Jun 17 - 19: World Scholar's Cup (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
    17 19 World Scholar s Cup Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 12 Jun 2011 Dunman High School pioneer batch of 18 students competed in both Junior and Senior Categories of the World Scholars Cup Global Round in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia from 17 June to 19 June 2011 The World Scholars Cup is an international multi disciplinary academic competition with more than 750 students and 250 teams participating from 30 countries The subjects that this academic competition focuses on include Art Geography History Literature Math and Science They have done us proud and we are pleased to share their excellent achievements in the World Scholars Cup Global Round with you Scholars Challenge Senior Category Individual 11Y4M TENG LIN MIN Science Gold 11Y5C12 NATASHA SIM LI HONG Economics Silver 11Y4M TENG LIN MIN Special Area Modern Metropolis Bronze Top Singaporean Result 11Y5C12 NATASHA SIM LI HONG Science Bronze Team Debate Senior Category Individual 11Y4C ONG ZISHAN 5th Placing Top Singaporean Result 11Y5C21 CLARA LIM JIAYING 7th Placing Team Debate Senior Category Team 11Y5C12 KRISTIN NG WEI TING 11Y5C12 NATASHA SIM LI HONG 11Y5C21 CLARA LIM JIAYING 6th Placing 11Y4C ONG ZISHAN 11Y4K JOYLYNN SOH SWEE MUN 11Y4M NG LI SHAN IRIS 10th Placing Overall Position Senior Category Individual 11Y5C12 NATASHA SIM LI HONG 6th Placing Overall Position Senior Category Team 11Y4C ONG ZISHAN 11Y4K JOYLYNN SOH SWEE MUN 11Y4M NG LI SHAN IRIS 19th Placing Persuasive Essay Writing Junior Category Individual 11Y2L LIM JOEL Special Area Modern Metropolis Bronze Persuasive Essay Writing Junior Category Team 11Y2J LIU SHAOHUA11Y2K WONG JIE YU JADE 11Y2L LIM JOEL 10th Placing Scholars Challenge Junior Category Team 11Y2A DOO CHI YIN GENEVIEVE 11Y2E LIM RUI QI ROCHELLE 11Y2L NATANIA DJOHARI 7th Placing Overall Position Junior Category Team 11Y2J LIU SHAOHUA 11Y2K WONG JIE YU JADE 11Y2L LIM JOEL 17th

    Original URL path: http://www.dhs.sg/jun-17---19-world-scholars-cup-%28kuala-lumpur-malaysia%29.html (2012-12-21)
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  • Jun 09 - 12: FPSP Conference (USA)
    Links Venue Booking Archives Contact Us Home Partners Administration DHS Apps Contact Us All Campus Life Campus Life Campus Life 2012 Campus Life 2011 Campus Life 2010 Campus Life 2009 Campus Life 2008 Home Jun 09 12 FPSP Conference USA Jun 09 12 FPSP Conference USA 09 Jun 2011 Eight Year 3 students have worked hard on a Community Problem Solving project and after clinching the 2 nd Runner up position in the Future Problem Solving Program FPSP Singapore Finals in November 2010 the team UndeFINed was invited to participate in the Future Problem Solving Program International Conference in June 2011 The International Conference was held at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse USA from June 9 to 12 Eight students participated in the Community Problem Solving CmPS Middle Division and presented their project to judges and audiences who visited their booth With great passion and enthusiasm the team has won the praise of many for identifying a good underlying problem proposing good solutions and having passion in what they believe in The team s project on Shark Protection and aimed to increase the public s awareness on this issue STEP S tart from Yourself T ake a Stand E ducate Others and P ledge not to eat Shark fins is what the team UndeFINed hopes that the various age groups of children and adults will remember This is the first time Dunman High School participated in this International Conference and our efforts paid off when the team led by Joanne Lam 3F and Leon Koh 3G clinched the champion position in the Middle Division Environmental Concerns category The team also comprised of David Fan 3B Jason Hong 3B Bryan Wong 3C Hong Hui Shi 3I Lee Deanna 3J and Trevor Tay 3K The visit to USA was also made

    Original URL path: http://www.dhs.sg/jun-09---12-fpsp-conference-%28usa%29.html (2012-12-21)
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  • Jun 23 - 28: Symphonic Band (Sydney, Australia)
    2009 Campus Life 2008 Achievements CCA Scholars School EZCOETNL Mission Vision Logo Professional Sharing Day 14 09 2012 Resources and Useful Links Venue Booking Archives Contact Us Home Partners Administration DHS Apps Contact Us All Campus Life Campus Life Campus Life 2012 Campus Life 2011 Campus Life 2010 Campus Life 2009 Campus Life 2008 Home Jun 23 28 Symphonic Band Sydney Australia Jun 23 28 Symphonic Band Sydney Australia 23 Jun 2011 The Dunman High School Symphonic Band was recently invited to participate in the 22th Australian International Music Festival in Sydney This is a prestigious annual event that attracts and invites the best of school bands and performing arts groups from across Southeast Asia New Zealand and Australia to participate in a week long music fiesta and competition The 6 day trip from 22 nd June to 28 June 2011 was filled with excitement fun and good music We had fun filled exchanges with top Australian school bands such as Epping Boys High and Xavier College and had the rare opportunity to attend workshops conducted by famous musicians such as Dennis Johnson and Kevin Cameron We also had the chance to perform at St Andrew s Cathedral Verbrugghen Hall

    Original URL path: http://www.dhs.sg/jun-23---28-symphonic-band-%28sydney-australia%29.html (2012-12-21)
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  • Jun 01: NUS Business School Case Championship
    Physical Education Sexuality Education Counselling Support Character Development Special Programmes Overseas Programme Scholarship Programme Talent Development Programme Campus Life Campus Life 2012 Campus Life 2011 Campus Life 2010 Campus Life 2009 Campus Life 2008 Achievements CCA Scholars School EZCOETNL Mission Vision Logo Professional Sharing Day 14 09 2012 Resources and Useful Links Venue Booking Archives Contact Us Home Partners Administration DHS Apps Contact Us All Campus Life Campus Life Campus Life 2012 Campus Life 2011 Campus Life 2010 Campus Life 2009 Campus Life 2008 Home Jun 01 NUS Business School Case Championship Jun 01 NUS Business School Case Championship Our Dunman High team comprising Kasey Koh Kai Shi and Zhong Jingjie from 6C22 Neo Ka Jun from 6C42 and Lee Shi Min from 6C43 did the school proud by emerging as CHAMPION at the NUS Business School Case Championship 2011 held from 1 3 June The competition is an initiative by the NUS Business School to introduce the rigour and challenge of Case Competitions to High School students pursuing their Advanced Levels International Baccalaureate or equivalent Participants were given an actual business scenario in the 3 day 2 night camp where they had to propose recommendation to issues identified with

    Original URL path: http://www.dhs.sg/jun-01-nus-business-school-case-championship.html (2012-12-21)
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  • Jun 01: MSO 2011
    Venue Booking Archives Contact Us Home Partners Administration DHS Apps Contact Us All Campus Life Campus Life Campus Life 2012 Campus Life 2011 Campus Life 2010 Campus Life 2009 Campus Life 2008 Home Jun 01 MSO 2011 Jun 01 MSO 2011 01 Jun 2011 The Dunman High School Mathematics and Science Olympiad for Primary Schools MSO is jointly organised by the Mathematics Society and Science Society The 4 th Mathematics and Science Olympiad was held from 1 June to 2 June 2011 this year The competition aims to promote Mathematics and Science amongst primary school students and provides them with an opportunity to experience out of classroom independent learning through the creative use of Science and Mathematics This year 84 students from 10 primary schools in Singapore took part in the competition The theme for this year is Avatar Zbotesia Protect Pandora Students were required to apply problem solving skills and scientific knowledge to save their planet Pandora For the Science component participants learnt about scientific concepts and had hands on sessions on creating their own chemical garden catapults rockets and also played with some magic milk For the Mathematics component the participants cracked logical puzzle games learnt about Trigonometry

    Original URL path: http://www.dhs.sg/jun-01-mso-2011.html (2012-12-21)
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