PTEM’s Ghost Stories: Myth or Fact?


Rumours about supernatural presence in PTEM is not something new. At some point during the 2-year stay in the school, plenty have heard rumors and stories about the sinister ‘thing’ lurking in the stalls of every bathroom, about the time when a tutor counted an extra student in her class, the mysterious whistling that could be heard in the hallway. And there are many more.

Being in any building at night in the dark is scary as it is. But merely looking at PTEM’s left wing in a blackout state at night is something else. Staring into the dark corner makes one recall the incident that involves a junior student on the last day of school before the first term break. What must have happened that led us to encounter ghosts here in the school at all? Why does the incident occur on the last day of school? Could PTEM be Hogwarts in disguise?

Whatever the reason is, nobody, no matter how much of thrill-seeker they are, should risk it getting a ‘greeting’. So we would like to encourage our dear readers to say your prayers. Especially if you’re alone.


Juniors’ Takeover

Photo by Danial Basyri

Three weeks ago, the juniors had their 3-day orientation that was held in the school’s multi-purpose hall. They’ve swarmed the school like buzzing bees (in a good way) since then, and have grouped together in their respective hives.

17 days in, and our school is finally flocked with bigger number of students, thanks to the addition of our beloved juniors! Whether it is the lobby, the canteen, the exhibition hall, or the library, the possibility of you bumping into a group of juniors is inevitable.

Settling in was obviously a challenge for the juniors. On one of the tables, there was a ‘reserved’ sign which was handmade out of a scrapped examination pad, clearly indicating how competitive it is to have a temporary comfort in school.

In a recent event, for the first time in two years, our grandstand is filled the high attendance of juniors, an achievement which the seniors have yet to accomplish.

On top of that, our Student Council (MPP) and our Peer Counselors (PRR) have begun their interviews for the admission of batch 19/20. The Equinox (whose members consist of 7 PRR seniors and 1 senior MPP) would like to say good luck to all applicants!