"ACS FOREVER" Around the World 

Crubox Birthday CakeThe Covid-19 virus outbreak has taken a heavy toll on businesses and economies around the world. In the schools, many activities were curtailed to minimise the risk of potential exposure and for the first time, this year’s ACSOBA Past vs Present Games and Founder’s Day Dinner were cancelled.

However, these setbacks did not deter ACSians from gathering in smaller groups to remember the founding of our beloved alma mater. It was heart-warming to see photographs and video clips on social media of ACSians all over the world remembering and giving thanks to our pioneers, past and present teachers and principals, benefactors and stakeholders of the school, and especially God for His grace, love and abundant blessings.

This year, Founder’s Day celebrations overseas included London, Auckland, Melbourne, Brisbane, Jakarta and for the first time, Sydney, Adelaide, Cambridge and Toronto. Celebrations may have taken place in other cities that we do not know about but what we are certain is that the 1st of March is always remembered by many who have passed through the portals of ACS.

Click below for a summary of how the celebrations went all over the world. Indeed, the show of solidarity speaks volumes for the ACS spirit.

~ Singapore ~ Around the Schools ~ Cambridge, UK ~ London, UK ~ Toronto, Canada
~ Adelaide, Australia ~ Brisbane, Australia ~ Melbourne, Australia ~ Sydney, Australia ~ Auckland, New Zealand
~ Jakarta, Indonesia ~ FD Go-Karting ~ FD Golf Challenge ~ FD Group Boxing ~ FD  Family Affair


For the first time, ACS Founder's Day was celebrated in Adelaide this year. It all started when one of the ACSians studying in Adelaide raised the question, “why not we have a dinner to celebrate Founder’s Day?”. This quickly led to the creation of a social media event page and amazingly, 28 eventually turned up on March 8 for dinner at Hong Kee Restaurant to commemorate the alma mater’s birthday.

The organiser, Yeo Ee Jin, ACS (Independent) Class of 2014 said, “It was heart-warming to see students from the various ACS schools coming together at short notice. Indeed, some of us started out as strangers but soon our group became the loudest corner in the restaurant as we recollected our playful and joyous school days”.

“We students in Adelaide would like to remind everyone to stay safe and care for one another through this pandemic, as we have always done for each other in our school days”, Ee Jin added.

Founder's Day - Adelaide
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