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After weighing his daughter's school bag and finding it to be heavier than a 5kg sack of rice, one astounded father wrote in to The Straits Times Forum page, lamenting that school bags were getting heavier despite technology.
Ms Renee Medrano, mother of a 7-year-old boy, claimed her son was told to eat his lunch out of a garbage can after he'd thrown it away.
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A mother of a 13-year-old is reportedly livid after her daughter was told by her school district to get a breast reduction in order to stop being bullied.
Parents of Methodist Girls' School (MGS) students will need to pay higher school fees from next year - $335 a month. School fees are now about $295 a month.
This is due to a rise in operating costs, said MGS principal Shirleen Ong.
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Northland Secondary School had to call in the police to manage an angry student yesterday (July 25).
John (not his real name) was upset with how the discipline master had handled his friend, a Secondary 1 female student.
PICTURES COURTESY OF QHAMEIRA ANI
Madam Qhameira Ani’s 10-year-old son, Muhammad Shari Fendy, had come home on May 14 with a swollen lip and an extracted tooth after seeing the school's dental therapist.
TNP PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: Jonathan Choo
Her son is a straight A student in a top boys’ school but one mother spends $5,800 a month on his tuition.
TNP PHOTO: Jonathan Choo
Irfand Danial Abdullah (above), 9, fractured three fingers after a fall at Greenridge Primary School field during recess on Monday.
A total of 30 students from Bendemeer Secondary School were stricken with diarrhoea on Wednesday and Thursday.
The cause of the outbreak is under investigation.
LOWER secondary students will soon have something to cheer about. If a proposal to scrap their semestral examinations for humanities subjects goes through, that is.
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