In 1963, the then Prime Minister, Mr Lee Kuan Yew,
made his first visit to Jurong Constituency. Mr Lee was given a warm
welcome and the community leaders took this opportunity to request for
a secondary school that was lacking in this constituency.
Mr Lee gave a positive reply and within three
months, Jurong Integrated Secondary School, the first secondary school
On 28th August 1963, Mr Chor Yoke Eng, on behalf
of the Prime Minister, officiated the school at 13th Mile, Old Jurong
Road. In the later years, the school was renamed as Jurong Secondary
On 2nd November 1974, the teachers and 600 pupils
of Jurong Secondary School walked out of Hong Kah Village along Old
Jurong and Corporation Road to reach the new premise in Jurong Town. Mr
Ho Kah Leong, ex-honorary member of Parliament and the School Advisory
Committee joined us in a flag raising ceremony.