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Continuing the Patrician Spirit: 1970s

In the 1970s, besides Brothers Joseph Kiely and Dennis Watt, St Patrick‚Äôs was blessed to have Bro. Joseph McNally as principal. He was a man of vision and action, leaving an indelible imprint on the school. He initiated the system of student government in the school. The student hostel and the Runme Shaw Gymnasium were some of his contributions to the physical development of the school. The arts continued to dominate the cultural life of the school. 


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To mark the school's 40th anniversary, Bro. Dennis secured the newly built National Stadium for the annual sports meet, the first organisation to use the stadium.
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Patricians showcasing their science projects at the annual Science Fair
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The first School Council
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The Military Band in 1973, one of the best bands in Singapore even back then.
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The student parliament meeting in the school library. Seated from left are Ishak Ismail, Yang Tuck Seng and Daldeep Singh. In 2009, Ishak Ismail became the first Malay General in the Singapore Armed Forces.