"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


On February 28, ACSians living in Sydney gathered on “western shores” to commemorate ACS Founder’s Day at the Sydney Kopitiam Cafe in Pyrmont and “planted a beacon of truth and light”! Despite the threat of the advancing global Covid-19 virus outbreak, 12 die-hards showed up as an “emblem of grand endeavour” for an enjoyable evening of fellowship and brotherly bonding over a meal of yummy Singaporean favourites including the traditional lo-hei.

“Although separated by wide age gaps, we really felt united as one when we stood up ‘together for the cause’ and ‘echoed the sound of ACS forever’. It is incredible that everyone remembered the full lyrics of our school anthem. Must say something about this school we are all so proud of …. held deeply in our hearts since the ‘days of yore’. ACS is still forever!”, remarked Dr Samuel Seit, ACS Class of 1985.

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