New year, new beginnings for merged junior colleges

Students from Tampines Meridian Junior College during morning assembly on Jan 7, where the flags of Tampines JC and Meridian JC were lowered before the new TMJC flag was hoisted.
Students from Tampines Meridian Junior College during morning assembly on Jan 7, where the flags of Tampines JC and Meridian JC were lowered before the new TMJC flag was hoisted.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
Clockwise from far left: TMJC student Clement Choo giving an apple to teacher Yeo-Chen Zhiling as a sign of appreciation; the school's friendly football match; and students having breakfast yesterday.
TMJC student Clement Choo giving an apple to teacher Yeo-Chen Zhiling as a sign of appreciation.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
Clockwise from far left: TMJC student Clement Choo giving an apple to teacher Yeo-Chen Zhiling as a sign of appreciation; the school's friendly football match; and students having breakfast yesterday.
The school's friendly football match.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
Clockwise from far left: TMJC student Clement Choo giving an apple to teacher Yeo-Chen Zhiling as a sign of appreciation; the school's friendly football match; and students having breakfast yesterday.
Students having breakfast yesterday.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

SINGAPORE - The first day of school can be filled with a spectrum of emotions, from apprehension to anticipation.

For the Junior College 2 cohort at Tampines Meridian Junior College (TMJC) on Monday (Jan 7), it was a day to remember, as the new merged school started its first academic year.

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