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40th Honorary Officer Investiture

December 16, 2016

Jurongville Secondary School NPCC unit would like to congratulate P/H/INSP(NPCC) Muhd Hairi upon passing out from the 40th Batch Honorary Officer Basic Training Course (HOBTC) with an investiture ceremony held on 16th December 2016 at Home Team Academy to mark the end of the course.

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P/H/INSP(NPCC) Muhd Hairi is our fourth homegrown Honorary Officer (HO), he was previously a cadet in Jurongville Secondary School NPCC Unit, in which he served as the Executive Chairman for his batch. He ensured that weekly training runs smoothly by coordinating between the different committees. He later passed out from the unit and returned back to the unit as a Cadet Inspector. He served selflessly from 2010 to 2014 where he took care of weekly trainings, planning of camps and coordinating parades. He was eventually appointed the Unit Coordinator, where he upheld the training standards of the unit.

He was eventually enlisted in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and later on became an Officer of the SAF. He then went through a grueling and intensive Guards Conversion Course (GCC) where he eventually joined the elites of the SAF as a Guards Officer.

He is currently a student in Nanyang Technological University (NTU), reading Material Science and Engineering. His passion for NPCC remained strong over the years where he decided to join the 40th HOBTC.

Below are the thoughts of P/H/INSP(NPCC) Muhd Hairi after graduating from the 40th HOBTC.

“I entered HOBTC with the intention to start afresh and take away as much as possible from the course. I still remembered the phrase the Course Manager gave to the cohort on the very first day, “Open Eyes, Open Mind, and Open Heart.” The simple few words reassured me that this is the place I wanted to be at, a place that I wanted to learn from.

It was an eye opener meeting people from all walks of life, forging bonds through learning from each other and pushing through together. I wouldn’t had all this wonderful experience if I had never joined the course. The friendships I have made, will stay on with me for life and the stories shared will be passed down to inspire many others.

If there is a quote I live by, it would be, “Not anyone can be a leader, but a leader can come from anyone.” I hope I can passed on the flame in me, to inspire leaders of tomorrow.”

Lastly, JVS NPCC Unit will be looking forward to welcome him back to the big family!


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Adventure Training Camp/Survival Training Camp 2016

September 18, 2016

The Adventure and Survival Training Camp (A/STC) is an annual event held at Pulau Ubin, Camp Resilience in hope to gain confidence, build character and leadership skills through outdoor learning.

This year, the A/STC is held on the 16 September to 18 September, an 3 day 2 night camp which is filled with programmes planned to test the cadets teamwork, communication skills and many more.

The programmes includes outdoor cooking, where cadets are given basic cooking equipments such as stoves, mess tins, solid fuels and  also food ration for the entire 3 days. Cadets have to cook their own food and learn to ration their own food for the entire duration of the camp.

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Next, the cadets went through a series of high rope challenges. Obstacles was imposed in the path of the cadets as they journey their way through mid air, with safety precautions taken care of. The cadets must find ways to get over the obstacles to continue on and reach their destination. The highlight of the challenges would be the Flying Fox, which allows the cadets to get an bird-eye view of the campsite while ‘flying’ down from the tower.

The cadets are went on a mini hike on Pulau Ubin to get to know more about the island itself. The hike tested their mettle and perseverance as they walk up challenging slopes and battling their fatigues.

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Cadets also get to go through water confidence courses such as jetty jump and kayaking.These courses had allowed them to know themselves better and to gain confidence.

Lastly, the camp ended on a good note, with a campfire held the celebrate the success of the camp. The campfire was filled with songs and cheers. Individual groups also had skits on display to entertain the audience.

The two emcees was Syaza and Nazrul. The 2 cadet leaders from Jurongville NPCC unit had demonstrated the spirit of beyond self. Despite their shyness and reserved nature, they challenged themselves and volunteered to be the emcees for the event. They faced the crowd to speak confidently even though they had never been emcees before. Good job Syaza and Nazrul!

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We hope that the cadets had enjoyed the camp and taken away values and memories which will follow them for a  long time.


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NPCC Inter-Unit .22 Revolver Shooting Competition 2016

July 8, 2016

The NPCC Inter-Unit .22 Revolver Shooting Competition is an shooting competition that engages NPCC Units all over Singapore. This year, the event is held at Home Team Academy.

The competition comprises of two rounds, the preliminary rounds and the finals. This year, one the 8th July, Jurongville NPCC Unit was represented at the finals by  5 of our cadets. They are, Chang Jun Wen, Low Zi Hao, Nazrul Fahmie B Zainuden, Ong Rui Feng and Muhd Hanif Afiq.

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The Boys Team

The Team was impressive and achieved a 9th placing out of all the 100 over participating schools. Zi Hao also came in 8th position for the individual event.

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Low Zi Hao (second from right) with his team mates and Mr Joel Chia.

Well done boys! We hope that this had inspired the others to chase for excellence and many of such wonderful news to come again!


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Selamat Hari Raya

July 6, 2016

Hari Raya Aidilfitri is the day that marks the end of the fasting month.

During Ramadan, Muslims are required to fast from dawn to sunset and eventually, Muslims gathers to break fast at sundown and evening. The purpose of fasting is to strengthen the power of self-control and attain nearness to God. Muslims resist bad habits and wrongful desires during the month of Ramadan. In addition, they also learn the importance of giving and not to take. The generosity and charity allows them to remember and appreciate  the blessings of life and sympathies with the sufferings of others.

Jurongville Secondary School NPCC Unit would like to wish all Officers, Instructors and Cadets Selamat Hari Raya Maaf Zahir Dan Batin.

Do remember to take this time to spend quality time with your loved ones!

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90th Cadet Inspector Investiture

June 25, 2016

Jurongville Secondary School NPCC Unit is proud to announce our new addition to the Instructors family. Cadet Inspector (NPCC) Asrul, has successfully completed the 90th Batch Cadet Inspector Basic Training Course (CIBTC). The course ended with an investiture held at the Home Team Academy on 25 June 2016.

The end of the course is also the start of Asrul’s CI-ship. Let’s welcome Asrul back to the Unit.

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Area Games Day 2016

April 16, 2016

The Area 18 Games day is an annual event held in hope to build character and the intention of strengthening the bonds and relationships between the Area 18  families through the means of games and activities. The games were held at Hong Kah Secondary School on the 16th April 2016.

A total of 11 NPCC units participated in the Area 18  Games Day , where Area 18 is also happy to have cadets from Kranji NPCC unit, Pioneer NPCC unit and Evergreen NPCC unit to be a part of the fun.

The cadets had fun interacting with each other and also a healthy environment to compete with one and other. Games were won and friendships were born. Our cadets had displayed teamwork and excellence during the games and we are proud to that they had clinched Runner up in both Monopoly Deal and Basketball. Well Done!

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Through games and interaction, we hope that the cadets had fun and also learnt more about themselves and others.


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High Rope Challenge 2016

February 20, 2016

High Rope Challenge (HRC), is an annual event conducted at NPCC Camp Resillence. The Challenge itself includes obstacles such as Dangle Duo, Tunneling, Belay School,  Pamper Pole, Flying Fox and the Advanced Ropes Course.

Through the exciting and thrilling experience, we hope that the Cadets had further on learnt more about their own fears and managed to overcome them. The HRC would also serve as another memorable experience to the Secondary 4 Squad.

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