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English Literary Society

The English Literary Society aims to:
  • Develop members' critical thinking and language skills through Debate and Scrabble; 
  • Cultivate members’ talent and achieve excellence in their passion; and
  • Provide platforms that nurture collaborative and leadership skills for members.

To achieve the CCA’s goals, the following programmes are offered:
  • Coaching and training on the strategies of Scrabble and ample opportunities to hone their craft
  • Intra-team debates and inter-school friendly matches and debating competitions
  • Annual ELS Camp

Marists are given the opportunities to participate in the following competitions:
Debate
  • Singapore Secondary Schools Debating Championships
  • Hwa Chong Invitationals
  • PassionArts Debate Shield
  • SRC-DA IHL Debate Championships 
 
Scrabble  
  • Inter-School Scrabble Championships
  • Super Zone Scrabble Competition
  • Marsiling Invitational Scrabble Tournament

Marists have performed well in the following competition:
Inter-School Scrabble Championships 2017
  • ‘B’ Division Individual Events 
    • Cup Champion: Olery Ng Jun Jie (Sec 4B)
    • Cup 2nd Runner-up: Tan Hsien Wen (Sec 4B)
  • ‘C’ Division Individual Events
    • Cup 3nd Runner-up: Darren Tan Peng Quan (Sec 2E)
    • Plate 2nd Runner-up: Joshua Law Bing Han (Sec 2B)
    • Bowl 2st Runner-up: Justin Fok Yong Liang (Sec 1I)
  • ‘C’ Division Team Event: 
    • Cup 1st Runner-up
    • Plate 1st Runner-up
    • Plate 3rd Runner-up
  • ‘B’ Division Team Event: 
    • Plate Champion
    • Plate 3rd Runner-up 
    • Bowl Champion
Super Zone Scrabble Competition 2017 
  • ‘C’ Division
    • MSHS Best Player C Division: Justin Fok Yong Liang (Sec 1I)
    • Super Zone C Div Champion
    • North Zone B Div 2nd
    • North Zone B Div 3rd 
  • ‘B’ Division 
    • MSHS Best Player: Ethan Tay Jia Xian
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