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Raising Kids in the Twenty-First Century

We are living hectic lives, things are not as simple as they used to be – if they ever were. Having kids is also challenging in its own modern way. More than just a blessing, being a parent is a trial, and a great responsibility, as we have the impact on their future, and they […]

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Language Elocution Day

“One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way,” said psycholinguist Frank Smith. In today’s globally competitive world where boundaries between countries are no longer felt, the ability to speak a foreign language becomes a very crucial asset. While English is considered a must, as it is […]

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How to Deal with Gen Z?

Our young generation is the Z generation (we will call it as Gen Z), they are younger than the millennials. These Gen Z children grew up with the gadget. It is undeniable that learning through the internet is like a double-edged sword, it cut both ways. For some people, Gen Z is not separable from […]

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Edexcel and IGCSE in Saint John’s Catholic School

Formerly known as a national plus school, Saint John’s Catholic School (SJCS) currently holds the title of SPK (Satuan Pendidikan Kerjasama) after the enactment of the Regulation of Minister of Education & Culture No. 31/2014. One requirement for a school to hold the title of SPK is to establish a cooperation with international examination bodies. […]

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Fostering Nationalism and Cultural Awareness

Indonesia is a very large and diverse country. Home to more than 260 million people with diverse cultural backgrounds, this diversity should not be treated as an adversary, but rather as a very valuable asset. As Indonesians, we must be proud of this asset. It is important to foster a sense of nationalism and cultural […]

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Peter Pan, The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up

Would you like to be a child forever? Peter Pan is the boy who would not grow up. He prefers to stay young and playful. Peter Pan was brought alive on stage by students from Saint John’s School Meruya on Friday, 8th December 2017. A play based on the story written by J.M. Barrie in […]

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Peter Pan, Anak yang Tak Mau Menjadi Dewasa

Inginkah Anda untuk menjadi seorang anak selamanya? Peter Pan adalah anak yang tak mau menjadi dewasa, dan ia ingin tetap muda dan ceria. Pada hari Jumat, 8 Desember 2017, Peter Pan hidup kembali di atas panggung drama musikal oleh siswa-siswi Saint John’s School Meruya. Drama yang diangkat dari cerita karangan J.M. Barrie (tahun 1911) ini […]

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Maneka, Cherishing Indonesian’s Diversity

Saint John’s Youth Nation Cup (SYNC) 2017 highlighted the richness of Indonesian diversity under the tagline Maneka. Schools sent school’s representatives to join SYNC’s competitions. Students’ creativity showed out in the mural painting competition. The participants transferred the colourful Indonesia in their paintings. The Cultural Night was a blast with parents came along and enjoyed […]

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Bagaimana Menghadapi Generasi Z?

Tidak bisa dipungkiri bahwa belajar dari internet dianalogikan seperti pisau bermata dua. Terutama bagi generasi Z yang sangat mengenal teknologi. Sebagian orang menganggap generasi Z sebagai generasi yang tidak bisa dilepaskan dari gadget dan teknologi canggih yang terus berkembang pesat di awal abad ke-21 ini. Di dalam seminar hari Sabtu, 9 September 2017, bertempat di […]

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Great Teacher Inspires

There is a quote from William Arthur Ward, “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” Inspiring students are the aim of most Saint John’s teachers. They are not only helping students to reach for the stars, but they also tried their best to show that there […]

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