Inaugurated in 2000, the College is one of the more established schools within Hong Kong’s DSS sector. The College’s mission is to develop all students into well-rounded, life-long learners who are bi-literate and tri-lingual, international in their outlook, creative and proficient in information technology. Currently in our fourteenth year of operation, the College is turning out creative, confident, outgoing and linguistically proficient students who enjoy a balanced school life. Click here for more information.
Two students from 4P, Wong Hiu Ching Tracy and Ho Sum Yee, Blossom, and one student from 4A, Valerie Tang, were selected as Sino Junior Reporter Programme (organized by SCMP Young Post, Sino Group and Sino Heritage) shortlisted finalists after their submission of a news article in May. They later participated in a news reporting training workshop organized by SCMP and Sino Group, paid a visit to Tai O fishing village and interviewed the top management of Tai O Heritage Hotel. They had to submit another article on the topic of “Heritage” after their training and interview. They attended the Award Ceremony on 3 October and received the certificates. Click here for more information.
Dr. Cheung Wong Wan Yiu, Angela, MBE, JP and Professor Ngok Lee, JP from UNESCO Hong Kong Association visited our school on Wednesday, September 30. Mr. Law had a fruitful meeting with them about arranging some of our students to join the ESD Learning Programme. After a campus tour, our green facilities were highly praised by our guests. We were also invited to apply for ESD Experimental Schools status. Click here for more information.
Our school received the Green School Bronze Award of the 13th Hong Kong Green School Award on September 29 for our efforts in promoting environmental protection.
For the past year, our school Green Team organized many green activities for our students including visits of Green Education Resource Center and organic farm at Fanling Squatter Hut. Talks and workshops were also held occasionally to promote sustainable development. Different green facilities, including the school organic farm, were also built or installed in the school campus. Click here for more information.
To develop students’ moral and civic values and to enhance their understanding of society in general, the College arranged for S3 and S5 students to take part in a community service activity organized in conjunction with the “Mong Kok Kai-fong Association Chan Hing Social Service Centre” on Friday, September 25. The students visited elderly persons living in Tai Kok Tsui and distributed some Lucky Bags(福袋) and moon cakes so as to celebrate the coming Mid-autumn festival. Besides, they also helped interview the elderly in order to have their latest information. Click here for more information.
Our Principal, Mr. Law, and Deputy Principal, Ms Cheung, were invited by the Big History Institute at Macquarie University to attend the Big History Project Information Session to be held on September 21.
The Big History project is an innovative educational initiative co-founded by Macquarie University's Professor David Christian and Bill Gates and is currently being taught around the world in both High Schools and at University level. The Big History Course is a multi-disciplinary course that weaves together insights and evidence from many disciplines into a single, understandable story - insights from astronomy, physics, chemistry, biology, anthropology, history, economics, and more. It possesses interesting, thought provoking content that develops critical thinking in students. Our Former Principal, Mr. Puiu also shared some of his experience during the session. Click here for more information.
1B students attended a green workshop organized by Environmental Association at E-Wise Discovery Centre on September 19. During the workshop, they learnt a lot about the environmental protection in Hong Kong and other places as well as how to make natural indigo dye recycle bags. All of them had a good time. They also had a chance to visit the famous Tai Po Lam Tsuen Wish Tree. Click here for more information.
The Student Council AGM was successfully held on the 18th September 2015, with the whole student body in attendance. Moreover, the AGM was immediately followed by the election of confidence of the party 'The Meraki'. 'The Meraki' has won the trust of more than half of the student body and is now the Executive Committee of the Student Council 2015-2016. Click here for more information.
On September 17, Dr.Wayne Lowen, Interim Executive Director of Greater Salina Community Foundation, ex-Executive Vice-President & Provost and Interim President of Kansas Wesleyan University, Rev Dr David Yip, President of the Hong Kong Institute of Christian Counselors and Dr Eddy Lau, Hong Kong Institute of Christian Counselors visited our school. After a short briefing of our school by our Principal, Mr. Law, our guests were provided with a campus tour to get an overview of our facilities and the school history. Then, they further discussed the the possibility of organizing cultural exchange programmes for our students in the future. Click here for more information.
The ECA promotion days were successfully held on Sept 15 & 16. Over 20 ECA groups /clubs set up counters where students could get more information to get a better understanding before choosing an ECA.
The 1st round enrollment result will be announced on Oct 5. Students who are not admitted into any ECA in the 1st round can consider enrollment in the 2nd round, Oct 6-9. Click here for more information.
In order to provide more opportunities for students practicing their English speaking ability, Mr. Charles Thomas, a Teaching Assistant from England, will chat with our S1 students during lunch time from September to February.
During the sessions, students asked different questions in English. They hesitated to ask at first. After a brief introduction from Mr. Thomas to break the ice, students became more confident to ask questions in English. It was a fun experience for the students and they knew more about England at the same time. Click here for more information.
The Chinese Language and Chinese History Department organized a “Stars' Talk 星級座談會" for the S6 and S5 students on Monday, September 7 and Friday, September 11 respectively. Students with outstanding performace in the DSE Chinese Language paper were invited to conduct a seminar at the school and share their strategies in studying Chinese. Click here for more information.
Mr. Karl Cheung from the University of Hong Kong was invited to conduct a seminar on iClass at Staff Meeting on Thursday, September 10. Teachers were amazed by the iClass platform which could highly enhance the teaching and learning experience before, during and after class. Click here for more information.
The Guidance and Counseling Team organized a talk on overcoming adversity for S1 to S5 students during Friday Afternoon Assembly on September 4. It is our honour to invite the famous writer, Quenby (君比), to share her experience of interacting with teenagers that she described in her books. Two main characters in her books, Yoyo and Ka Kit, also shared their challenges in personal growth and how they overcame them. Students enjoyed the sharing very much! Click here for more information.
The Chinese Department used i-Learner Chinese Learning Platform (智愛中文閱讀平台) to promote self-directed learning among students since last year and the students got an outstanding performance in this online learning activity. 4W24 YUEN Hei Lam Noddy and 4M22 NG Suet Lam Sharon were awarded for their outstanding performance in academic year 2014/15. The detailed information of their awards is listed below:
4W24 YUEN Hei Lam Noddy 阮希琳 智愛小作家獎
4M22 NG Suet Lam Sharon 吳雪藍 智愛中文閱讀平台金獎
Six of our students were selected to join the keen Xiwanbei International Mathematics Contest competition on May 23, 2015 and 4 of them won different prizes. 5R LEE Kin Long Victor won the Gold Prize, 6L CHAN Stevenson Mark won the Bronze Award, 2I YEUNG Nicholas and 6L TSUI Wai Ho got the Merit. Click here for more information.
The Opening Ceremony of the 2015-2016 school year was held on September 1, 2015. Principal Mr. Lawrence Law delivered a visionary speech on our school plan and major concerns of this year. He also presented the S1 Entrance Scholarship to S1C CHAN Ying Choi, S1B WONG Yui and S1B GURUNG Ruchi. Click here for more information.
Congratulations to 4W26 Yu Pui Ka Peggie for winning the Championship and the Silver Certificate in The 6th Hong Kong Virtuosos Music Competition in August. 3E14 Carson Ip also won the Silver Certificate in the same competition. Click here for more information.
The S1 Parents’ Information Day 2015 was held on August 29. The aim of the seminar is to introduce the college’s general policies, routines and our expectations on students. The Graduation Ceremony of S1 Training Camp was held after the seminar, parents were glad to see their children grow up in just a few days. In addition, students and their parents can meet their class teachers face-to-face in the classroom. Click here for more information.
The S1 Residential Training Camp was held for our S1 students from August 27 to August 29, 2015. This three-day (two-night) camp provided a disciplined learning environment that challenged our students both mentally and physically. The camp has become a tradition at the College, helping students to successfully integrate with their classmates as they begin their high school lives.
Two S1 Orientation Days, organized by our Guidance and Counseling Team, were held on July 16 and August 27, 2015. Through various of activities, our new S1 students could know more about the College, their class teachers and classmates. Students enjoyed the activities very much! Click here for more information.
To enable students to experience the language in its natural environment and have a rich immersion experience, the English Department organized a 14-day Australia Study Tour from July 20 to August 2.
Participants took a 2-week English course with highly qualified and experienced educators at St Paul’s International College in New South Wales, Australia. They participated in different English lessons with local students according to their English proficiency decided by the placement test taken at the beginning of the course. They also joined after school activities at the school and enjoyed visits to places of interest in Sydney and Wollongong.
Our students did very well in the placement test. Their English standard is better than the Year 10 students (which is equivalent to S4 in HK).
All the S2-S3 members of our Science Elite Club have joined the 2015 Science Assessment Test organised by the Hong Kong Association for Science and Mathematics Education. The test aims at testing participants' science process skills, which include observing, communicating, classifying, measuring, inferring and predicting. All of our members performed very well in the competition. 4 of the members won the Gold Award. Click here for more information.
The GreenMech Contest is meant to equip students with STEM abilities through hands-on experience. The STEM cohesive national strategy, proposed by US President Obama, has inspired many new concepts in global education. By participating in this contest, we can stimulate the learning and development of students in STEM: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
This year, 4 members of our Science Elite Club, representing Hong Kong and our school, won the Gold Medal Award in the World GreenMech Contest 2015 (世界機關王競賽) on Saturday, July 25 in Taiwan.
The members are:
3T12 CHOI Tsz Ki, Kier
3H04 CHAN Tsz Chun, Io
2C08 CHEUNG Mei Sin Kristie
2R05 CHAU Hon Sum, Hanson
Congratulations and thanks for their hard work!
The Big Science Competition organized by the Australian Science Innovations is designed to test students' scientific inquiry and problem solving skills. Tests are aligned with the Australian Curriculum – Science and are for students of all abilities. This year, 11 students from the Science Elite Club and 3 junior form students have achieved good results in the competition. Click here for more information.
Our students again achieved good results in the 2015 Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination. The rate of our students meeting the University Entrance Requirement for degree programmes is 65%, which is well above the Hong Kong average of 40%. Click here for more information.
The Arts Ambassadors-in-School Scheme organised by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) is an innovative arts scheme for primary and secondary schools. Sonia Fu (S.5H) used her artistic talents and potential to the full while inviting others to partake in the fun of creating the arts in living out the cooperative spirit of ‘Live in Art, Thrive in Sharing’. Click here for more information.
There was an illustration workshop for S.5 VA students in the afternoon of July 13. STEVE CASE, the former Art Director of the South China Morning Post, shared how to use colour, composition, tone and lighting in illustration drawing. There were drawing exercises, drawing games plus a few demonstrations of drawing caricatures. Students enjoyed it very much. Click here for more information.
The Closing Ceremony was held on Friday, July 10 at the School Hall to celebrate the completion of another successful school year. More than hundred awards were presented to recognize students' achievements, improvement and outstanding performance in different areas. We look forward to further progress made by our students in the next academic year. Click here for more information.
The PolyU Secondary School Mathematics and Science Competition 2015 was held on Apr 26 & May 1. This year, there are around 10,700 entries for the four subjects with the participation of around 6,500 students from 215 schools. A group of our S5 students participated in this competition and they performed very well.
5R Wendy Mcleod got the Medal in Biology (representing top 2% of the contestants) and she was invited to receive her award at the Awards Presentation Ceremony held on 8 July 2015 in PolyU.
To prepare students for their career development and help them understand the work of the Immigration Department and its staff training programmes, the Careers Team arranged for S4A and S4P students to visit the Immigration Service Institute of Training and Development on July 8. Click here for more information.
In order to help students better prepare for their further studies, the College’s Careers Team organized for S5 students to visit the University of Hong Kong and the Stephen Hui Geological Museum on July 8. The visit included a campus tour introducing the University’s facilities and a talk about the programmes it offers. Click here for more information.
Singapore is one of the world's leading commercial hubs and has pursued the vision of being a clean and green city. 38 S3 students and 4 teachers joined the Singapore Sustainable Development Study Tour held from Sunday, July 5 to Wednesday, July 8.
The trip included the following learning activities and visits to places of interest:
• Join a guided tour at the S.E.A. Aquarium
• Visit The Maritime Experiential Museum
• Visit the S'pore Discovery Centre and City Gallery
• Visit the Night Safari
• Join a guided tour at NEWater Visitor Centre and Marina Barrage
• Join a cultural tour at China Town, Kampong Gelam and Arab Street
• Visit Nan Hua High School
• Join a Batik DIY workshop Click here for more information.
The College organized a visit to Yoshitomo Nara Exhibition and PMQ for S4 to S5 students on July 6. Yoshitomo Nara’s first major solo exhibition in Hong Kong presented a rich selection of paintings, sketches, photographs, sculptures and mixed-media installations, covering a broad range of his oeuvre in the past two decades. After visiting the exhibition, we went to the PMQ, where almost 100 design and creative enterprises are stationed. Click here for more information.
The Chinese Language and Chinese History Department organized the Inter-School Chinese Classical Poems Recitation Competition on Saturday, July 6. Contestants from Lingnan Dr. Chung Wing Kwong Memorial Secondary School, Lui Cheung Kwong Lutheran College, Pui Kiu College and Shatin Pui Ying College came to our school and participated the competition. Our students achieved an outstanding performance in the competition. 3C NG Suet Lam won the champion, 3T CHAN Kai Yin and 3C TSANG Chi Ka won the First Runner-up and the Second runner-up respectively. Congratulations to all the winners! Click here for more information.
Our junior form non-Chinese speaking students joined the Yau Tsim Mong District Ethnic Minorities Chinese Calligraphy Course（油尖旺區少數族裔中文書法班）from June 24 to July 6. All of our students performed very well and 15 students were awarded by the Yau Tsim Mong District Council for their outstanding Chinese calligraphy works.
The students are:
1J 01 Sneha, 1J11 Ray, 1J15 Bilal, 1J18 Ishika, 1J30 Geetika, 1E28 Victor, 2C18 Navdeep, 2C19 Pavneet, 2R02 Rithicka, 2R07 Ainna, 2R08 Kevin, 2R16 Harleen, 2R17 Ruzna, 2R23 Asha, 2R31 Mohith. Click here for more information.
The Graduation Ceremony 2015 was successfully held on Saturday, 4 July 2015. We are honoured to have invited Dr Allan Zeman, GBM, GBS, JP, Chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Group to be our guest of honour. Hundreds of graduates and parents attended the memorable occasion.
During the ceremony, Mr. Michael Tien Puk Sun, BBS, JP, Chairman of the IMC gave us a welcome speech followed by the inspiring keynote speech by Dr Allan Zeman. Next, Mr. Law, The Principal, delivered the Annual School Report and shared with us our excellent achievements in the past year. Prizes and certificates were also presented at the ceremony.
Last but not least, our students together with the brass band performed the popular musical “The Sound of Music”. The singing of our school song marked the ending of the ceremony. Click here for more information.
To prepare students for their career development and to help them acquire basic knowledge about navigation and seamanship, the Careers Team arranged for some S5 students to join a career-oriented program – “I want to be a Captain” on July 4, 2015. The program is jointly organized by the District Councilor’s Office of Mr Derek Hung, the Mariners’ Club and the Maritime Affairs Research Association, and the launch was led by a senior captain. Click here for more information.
Art Club organized a visit to an exhibition named “Walking in the Dream” at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum for S1 to S3 students on 2nd July 2015. The exhibition invited 11 Hong Kong contemporary artists to exhibit their works which are related to people’s subconscious minds. Click here for more information.
Twenty Primary 4-6 students from YMT Catholic Primary School (HWR) and their teachers participated in the Science Enrichment Workshop held in our school campus on Thursday, July 2. Five S6L students and ten S2-3 students from the Science Elite Club served as the group leaders and they helped and taught the primary school students to finish all the activities. The activities were:
1) Observing DNA Pattern by Gel Electrophoresis;
2) Observing Onion Cells using Microscope; and
3) Making Leaf Vein Bookmarks.
Congratulations to 1B27 Ning Chun Kit Bryant for winning the 1st Runner-up of the "Ocean Protection Starts With Us Web Banner Design Competition 2015” organized by Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department. Prize presentation ceremony will be held on August 9, 2015. Click here for more information.
The S4 and S5 non-Chinese speaking students in our college visited The University of Hong Kong on Tuesday, June 30. They learned the history and culture of HKU and also attended an information talk about the education in the university. The students showed a great interest in the story of HKU. Click here for more information.
The Chinese Language and Chinese History Department invited the RTHK and organized the "2015普出校園精彩：移動大舞台“ for our S3 Chinese students on June 30. Students could learn Putonghua in an interactive and fun way through different kinds of games. Click here for more information.
The S1 and S2 Inter-class Cycling and Table Tennis competitions organized by the PE Department were held on June 29, 2015. The atmosphere was fantastic and studtents had so much fun! Click here for more information.
In order to help students better prepare for their further studies, the College’s Careers Team organized for S5 students to visit The Hong Kong Polytechnic University on June 29. The visit included a campus tour introducing the institute’s facilities and a talk on “The Application of Industrial & Systems Engineering Techniques to the Aviation Industry”. Click here for more information.
38 parents, teachers and students participated in the "Tai O Cultural and Ecological Discovery" organized by the PTA on June 28. It enhances the understanding of Tai O culture and ecology and provides opportunities for communication and social gathering. They also visited the shop owned by the parents of our alumni. All of them enjoyed the beautiful Sunday together. Click here for more information.
The CACLER of the Faculty of Education in HKU (香港大學教育學院中文教育研究中心) organized a meeting in our college for the teachers teaching Chinese as a second language in Hong Kong on Saturday, June 27. Professors from HKU introduced a new online learning tool called '動中文《智能語彙卡》' and the teachers attended also shared their teaching experience. The meeting was very informative and it provided more teaching strategies to the CSL teachers. Click here for more information.
In order to provide more Chinese learning information to the parents of non-Chinese speaking students in our college, the Chinese Department organized an Information Session to all parents of NCS students on Saturday, June 27. Teachers in our college, guest speakers from The University of Hong Kong and the NCS Students Chinese Learning Centre, introduced the Chinese curriculum and the importance of learning Chinese for students' further education and career. The CSL teachers and students also made a video to show parents about the CSL studies in our college. This Information Session is successful and informative for the parents of non-Chinese speaking students.
To enhance students' knowledge of plants and teach students to appreciate the nature, nameplates of plants were installed around the campus. The nameplates include the scientific name, family name and information of the plant. Students can learn about its place of origin and characteristics. Click here for more information.
As part of its effort to promote environmental protection, the College encourages participants of study tours to join the FLY Greener Carbon Offset Programme launched by Cathay Pacific. Through the programme, participants are offered the opportunity to purchase "carbon offsets" to cover carbon dioxide emissions from their flights. All the money paid will go directly to the running of the projects that reduce or prevent carbon dioxide emissions, such as those focused on renewable energy.
In 2014/15, about 70% of our student participants purchased the "carbon offsets". We would like to say thank you to the participants for supporting green lifestyle.
RTHK held the “Liberal Studies Comic Commentary Competition” in May and June. Our students S5R(18) NG Kwun Chuen (吳冠銓) and S5I(20) WONG Cho Yan (黃楚恩) won the monthly masterpieces and are the candidates of the “Most Popular Commentary Competition”. The “Most Popular Commentary Competition” is currently in the voting process.
The due date for voting is June 30, 2015. Support our students by casting your vote.
Please follow the below voting procedure:
1. Visit https://www.liberalstudies.hk/comicComp/ (Chinese Only)
2. Click on the head icon of our students (e.g. 吳冠銓 or 黃楚恩), and press "投我一票" button and it will become "已選取"
3. Fill in the personal information and press the "遞交" button
Our student, 4F04 Ocean Chan, was among 30 youths in Hong Kong who participated in a 6-month Aviation Training Programme organized by the Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps this year. Through the training sessions, Ocean was enriched with basic aeronautical knowledge. After passing the written test, a flight simulator test and a stringent selection process, Ocean, together with 7 other young aviation enthusiasts, was chosen to go to New Zealand for 16 days in November 2014 to gain hands-on flying experience. Upon finishing the programme, Ocean was required to take the final challenge - fly a plane on his own. Ocean really enjoyed the trip and will continue to pursue his dream of becoming a qualified pilot.
4 of our students, 5D LIMBU Sima, 5D RAI Reika, 5R BERAGO April Mae Mendoza and 5S LIMBU Laxmi were invited to participate in the TVB program 文化新領域 (文化資訊性節目) and were interviewed and performed a Chinese poetry recitation on Sunday, June 7. Our students used Cantonese to share their learning experiences and how they prepared for the Choral speech performance.
Our teachers, Mr. Eddie Suen, Mr. Daniel Chung, Mr. Ericson Ng, Mr. Yau Ming Hei, Mr. Chirstopher Chan, Mr. Gary Lau and Mr. John Leung, participated in the Hong Kong Teacher's Sport Festival - Basketball Competition on June 6. They won one of the matches and Mr. Eddie Suen was nominated the best player of the match. Click here for more information.
The Chinese Department has joined the i-LEARNER Learning Platform (智愛中文平台) since the beginning of the school year and both of our Chinese and non-Chinese students performed very well in May in this online learning activity. i-LEARNER Learning Platform (智愛中文平台) issued certificates to the outstanding performed students, the outstanding performed classes, the best blog writer and the most improved students. Click here for more information.
Congratulations to 6L YUEN Tsz Ki Kelly for winning the Junior Writer Award (少年作家獎) in the 8th University Literary Awards (第八屆大學文學獎) organized by HKBU Language Centre with her excellent work. Click here for more information.
In order to prepare the students well for the upcoming Final Examinations, the Student Council organized the Inter-class Academic Cup for Form 2 and 3 students. The Inter-class Academic Cup is an inter-class competition which tests students’ understanding of the concepts they have learned throughout the second academic term. Questions asked relate to the Chinese Language, the English Language, Chinese History, Mathematics, Integrated Science and Integrated Humanities.
Class representatives fought hard to win the trophy for their class, but just like every competition, there must be a victor. For Form 2, the first-runner up is class 2I while the champion is 2C. For Form 3, the first-runner up is class 3E while the champion is 3T.
Congratulations to the winning classes and a special thank you to all the teachers, student helpers and the Student Council committee who lent a helping hand to make this meaningful activity a success. Click here for more information.
Congratulations to our Junior Debate team for winning the champion in Grand Final of the Hong Kong Secondary School Debating Competition on May 28. The debaters in the competition were DHAKAL Deepmala(1J), TARIQ Tasphiya Tabassum Preeti (3T) and SARAN Sarneet Kaur (3T). Sarneet was the best speaker. The motion of the debate was that "Hong Kong is doing enough to ensure sustainable development here." Our school was the negative team.
Congratulations to 5H Li Pui Chi for winning the Silver Prize in the 'Exhibition of Secondary School Students’ Creative Visual Arts Work 2014/15' organized by EDB with her excellent Chinese Calligraphy work. Click here for more information.
S.4F Bilo Daniella Pateicia Solmiano won the Arts Bus: On the Move! 2014-2015 - "Stories of HK" Bus Body Design Competition. Her work will be displayed on the side-panels of the bus, starting from June 2015 for a period of six months. Click here for more information.
The Chinese Language and Chinese History Department organized a sharing meeting for the S1-S3 students from Enrichment class on Tuesday, May 26. During the meeting, students shared what they had learnt from the class and also shared their views on studying Chinese with their classmates. Click here for more information.
Congratulations to our Senior debating team for winning the runner-up of the Hong Kong Secondary School Debate Competition against Marymount Secondary School held on Tuesday, May 26. The debaters in the competition were AHMAD Masira Niyaz (4R), BERAGO April Mae Mendoza (5R) and MCLEOD Wendy Finella Cabututan (5R). The motion of the debate was that "Hong Kong should significantly increase garden space on usable rooftops." Our school was the affirmative team. Click here for more information.
The Chinese Language and Chinese History Department organized the Inter-Class Debate Competition for the S3 students on Tuesday, May 26. The students were well prepared and their performance was beyond expectations. Congratulations to all the winners in the competition! Click here for more information.
1C10 Jang Yejun has been awarded the 'Unison Outstanding Progress Award on Chinese Language Learning for Non-Chinese Speaking Students' (香港融樂會非華語學生中文學習傑出進步獎) by the Hong Kong Unison (香港融樂會) because of his impressive improvement in learning the Chinese language. The award ceremony was held in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University on May 23, 2015. Click here for more information.
Congratulations to 6L Chan Stevenson Mark for winning the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Prize for the Year 2014/15. The prize is aimed at encouraging students to attain a high standard of academic performance and to develop leadership abilities. Click here for more information.
Four S5 CSL students attended a DBC radio program called '非常班房' on May 22. They performed a Chinese poetry recitation, sang a Chinese song and expressed their appreciation to their Chinese teachers in the program. The students are 5D11 Limbu Sima, 5D13 Rai Reika, 5R03 BERAGO April Mae Mendoza and 5S11 LIMBU Laxmi. More information would be found on this website: http://www.dbc.hk/radio4/programme-archive/Id/16539.
6L Chan Stevenson Mark and 4T Gurung Saiksha were norminated to participate in the Student of the Year Award 2014 organised by the South China Morning Post and The Hong Kong Jockey Club.
Mark got the merit prize in the category of "Scientist & Mathematician" and Saiksha got a certificate of participation in the category of "Community Contributor". Congratulations to Mark and Saiksha! Click here for more information.
Congratulations to our Senior English debating team for winning the championship of the NESTA-SCMP Debate Competition Division 1E against SKH Chan Yong Secondary School held in City University on May 18. The debaters in the competition were SIDHU Ravleen Kaur (5S), KUMAR Anish (5R) and MCLEOD Wendy Finella Cabututan (5R). The motion of the debate was that "Junk food should be banned in school tuck shops". Our school was the negative team. Furthermore, Wendy was awarded the best speaker in this final round.
To encourage students to eat more fruit and have a healthy lifestyle, General Arts Department had organized ‘Taste the Rainbow’ Healthy Fruit Decoration, Poster Design and Slogan Design Competition for S.1 students on 16th May during General Arts Afternoon. Students enjoyed a lot and learnt how to eat healthily and promised to promote the healthy lifestyle to their friends and family. Click here for more information.
To enhance students’ creativity and understand different countries culture, S.1 students had designed the masks in Chinese, Italian or African style during Visual Arts lesson. Some of their mask had been selected and exhibited in the covered playground. All forms students had already voted for the best design on 14-15th May during lunch time. Click here for more information.
The “Mara!” an Australian based Jazz and World Music Ensemble performed for the S2 – S5 students on May 15 during the General Arts Afternoon. The ensemble performed music which fuses folk roots with modern jazz expressionism, adding influences from rock to early music, while journeying through Anglo-Celtic, Middle Eastern, Balkan and Mediterranean traditions.
After their performance, the ensemble conducted a workshop to teach students Turkey style of dance and had a jam session with the student musicians. The students had great fun. Click here for more information.
The Annual Prize Presentation for 2014-2015 Inter-School Football Competition was held on 15 May 2015 at Chan Shu Kui Memorial School. Our Boys football team got the Champion in A-grade competition and the Overall Champion of the competition. Congratulations to all the team members. Click here for more information.
In order to pursue a life-long interest in the Arts, some senior form students attended a music performance by the Hong Kong Philharmonic on May 15 at the Cultural Centre. Students were able to listen to a piece which is rarely performed in Hong Kong - Shostakovich Symphony No.11 “The Year 1905”. The Symphony is a tribute to the Russian Revolution of 1905. This powerful symphony is a tour de force for orchestra music. Click here for more information.
On 15 May 2015, Mr Lawrence Law, Ms Tracy Cheung and Ms Jenny Sit joined the iFuture Education Conference 2015 organized by iFuture Education Association. The theme of this year was “ Flipped Classroom” presented by Dr. Ong Chun Ghee, Vice Principal of the Temasek Secondary School in Singapore. The conference also included inspiring talks from Professor KONG Siu Cheung (Head of Department of the Department of Mathematics and Information Technology, HKIEd) and Dr Nancy Law (Deputy Director, Centre for Information Technology in Education, HKU). Click here for more information.
The Inter-house Boys Basketball Competition 2014-2015 was held from 11 to 14 May 2015. The Champion of junior group went to Yellow house, 1st runner-up went to Blue house, and 2nd runner-up went to Green house. The Champion of Senior group went to Blue house, 1st runner-up went to Yellow house, and 2nd runner-up went to Red house. Congratulations to the winning houses. Click here for more information.
Our students participated in the 17th HK Schools Putonghua Public Speaking Competition (第十七屆全港中小學普通話演講比賽) organized by The Cultural and Educational Association of the New Towns. 5H CHAN Ngai Fun, CHAN Tsz Ying, CHAU Hoi Lam and 5S TSAI Ching Lin were awarded "Outstanding" with their excellent performance in the competition. Congratulations! Click here for more information.
S4 students taking BAFS joined the International Trade Workshop organized by the Junior Achievement Hong Kong in May. Under the guidance of business volunteers, students learnt the key concepts of international trade and gained hands-on experience on translating their entrepreneurial potentials into cutting-edge innovation and effective market entry strategy. The program was hosted at our school and our students helped receiving over 100 students from other schools. Click here for more information.
Three Form 3 students, 3T SARAN Sarneet Kaur, 3T MURILLO Michaela Bautista and 3T TARIQ Tasphiya Tabassum Preeti joined the SciChef Cooking Challenge 2015 organized by the Faculty of Science, HKU. The aims of this competition are to foster Food Science, Chemistry and nutrition knowledge in junior secondary school students, and arouse their interest in Science and healthy eating habits. Over 90 schools joined the competition and participants were required to submit a proposal of their investigation plan in December 2014. 15 schools were selected for the Semi-Final Round in January and they were required to present the experimental findings of their investigation. Only 12 schools were selected for the Final Round and they were required to make their dish based on their experimental findings. Our school successfully entered the Final Round and received the Outstanding Award. Click here for more information.
On 8th May 2015, Mr. Alex Lennartz and Peter, teachers of Shenzen Academy of International Education (深圳博納國際學校) visited our school to learn more about our school and the education system in Hong Kong. Our Principal, Mr. Law, and Deputy Principal, Ms Cheung, introduced to them the curriculum and the unique intercultural environment of our school. Our guests enjoyed the tour around our campus and were highly impressed by our state-of-the-art Multimedia Room. Our Head of IT Department, Mr. John Leung, also shared our experience in implementing IT in teaching and learning. Ms Cheung also discussed the possibility of organizing exchange programmes for our students in the future. Click here for more information.
The Chinese Language and Chinese History Department organized the Joint School Summit Forum on Thursday, May 7. Students of Lingnan Dr Chung Wing Kwong Memorial Secondary School, Pui Kiu College and St. Paul's College were invited to come to our school and participate in the competition with our students. Our school won "The Most Eloquent Award" (最能言善辯), “The Best Performance Award" (最佳表現) and “The Most Devoted Character Award" (最投入角色) of the competiton. Congratulations to all winners! Click here for more information.
The College and the Education Bureau co-organized an Open Classroom of Professional Development Schools (PDS) Scheme on May 6, 2015. Teachers from different schools in Hong Kong and EDB officers were invited to observe the Classical Chinese lesson (文言文閱讀教學) conducted by our Chinese teacher, Ms Elman Hung in the School Hall. A sharing session about "The Implementation of IT Technology in Teaching Chinese Language" (資訊科技與中文教學) was held after the Open Classroom. Guests were shown how information technology can facilitate students’ self-learning in Chinese. Click here for more information.
The Chinese Language and Chinese History Department arranged for some of our Junior Form students to participate in the Joint School Junior Speech Competition organized by Lingnan Dr Chung Wing Kwong Memorial Secondary School on Wednesday, May 6. 3C Sharon NG Suet Lam came second and 1M Wayne CHUI Wang Ho came third with their excellent performance in the competiton.Congratulations to the winners! Click here for more information.
Our school has set up our very first organic farm which allows our students to learn and practice organic farming. The school invited professionals in organic farming to conduct workshops in helping our students learning what organic farming is. Students help in setting up the farm, and they are also responsible in maintaining and taking care of the farm.
Students are very happy and feel excited in harvesting tomatoes, beet roots, celery, broccoli etc. in the coming future!
Our Boys Football Team got the Overall Champion of Inter-school Football Competition (Division 3 Kowloon Area 2). The award is based on the results from A grade, B grade and C grade football team of our College.
The Student Council organized the very first Inter-school Olympics with Po Leung Kuk Ngan Po Ling College. The inter-school Basketball competitions (Junior and Senior divisions) were held on the 27th April, Volleyball (Junior and Senior divisions for both boys and girls) on the 29th April and Football (Junior and Senior divisions) on the 4th May.
Here are the results of the events:
B/C Grade Boys - First Runner-up
A Grade Boys - Champion
B/C Grade Boys - First Runner-up
A Grade Boys - Champion
B/C Grade Girls - Champion
A Grade Girls - Champion
B/C Grade Boys - First Runner-up
A Grade Boys - Champion
To enhance students’ interest in Visual Arts and their ability to appreciate performance arts, the Visual Arts Department organized an excursion to see the “CAVALIA” Equestrian Performance on April 30. The show - often labelled as an equestrian ballet - combines advanced technology and the fundamental relationship that humans have developed with horses throughout time. Our students were amused by the show and had an enjoyable afternoon. Click here for more information.
The third Staff Development Day was held on April 30, 2015. Speaker from Apple Inc. was invited to conduct a workshop on iTunes U for our teachers. In addition, IT pioneers from each department were invited to share their experience of using IT in teaching and learning. Click here for more information.
The Chinese Language and Chinese History Department invited the famous Hongkong writer, Mr. Kwun Moon Nam(關夢南先生) to come to our school and conduct a talk for our S1-S3 students from enrichment classes on Tuesday, April 28. Mr. Kwun shared his own writing experinece with the students. They learnt a lot of interesting writing techniques from Mr. Kwun. Click here for more information.
Congratulations to our English Debate Team! They won the NESTA-SCMP Debating Competition Quarter Final (Round 5) on 29th April against Pui Ching Middle School. The motion of the debate was that "Globalization is gradually destroying cultural diversity." Our school was the negative team.
The debaters in the competition were BHUPINDER SINGH (5S), KUMAR Anish (5R) and MCLEOD Wendy Finella Cabututan (5R). Wendy was the best speaker. Click here for more information.
33 of the S1 Rainbow Scheme students participated in the “Final Challenge” on 25 April 2015 as the last outdoor activity of the Scheme. They have to overcome the challenge of the high event adventure based training. Though for most of the tasks, they were trained individually, the other students supported and gave encouragement in the process, which was crucial in giving them courage to complete the task. After a day of training, there is no doubt that the self-confidence of students has been enhanced. Click here for more information.
Our students participated in the Hong Kong Young Talent Creative Writing Challenge 2015 (香港菁英創意寫作挑戰盾2015) and our school was awarded 'The School of Profound Performance' (卓越學校大獎). A prize ceremony was held on Saturday, April 25. 3 of our students were awarded with their excellent performance in the competition.
2C Sun Yuran (Second Runner-up in S2 Chinese Writing)
2P Tsang Man Ki (Merit in S2 Chinese Writing)
3T Yuen Hei Lam (Merit in S3 Chinese Writing)
The Guidance and Counseling Team organized the Courtesy Week for S1 students from April 20 to April 24 to promote the importance of courtesy. Various activities were arranged and students enjoyed very much in participating the activities. Click here for more information.
The Principal and the Deputy Principal were invited by the Apple Ltd to join the Apple Leadership and Learning Events on 24 April 2014. The seminar was conducted by Kathleen Kenz, K20 Eduction Programme Manager, and she focussed on how to create a one-to-one learning environment with reference to some of the best practices in USA schools. Furthermore, Kathleen shared with us on how to manage changes in using mobile devices to enhance teaching and learning in the 21st Century. We had a fruitful afternoon. Click here for more information.
The Chinese Language and Chinese History Department organized a Summit Forum for our S4 students on Thursday, April 23. The topic of discussion is about the implementation of government's policy on education. The forum was so interactive that the students expressed their opinions actively with their classmates. Click here for more information.
Following the 4-Day Taipei Sustainable Development Study Tour held in early February, due to the overwhelming response an additional study tour to Taipei was held from Saturday, April 18 to Tuesday, April 21. 36 S1 students and 4 teachers joined the tour.
The trip included the following learning activities and visits to places of interest:
• Refuse Incineration Plant
• Interactive Emergency Evacuation Exhibition Center
• Yehliu Geopark
• Thermal Valley
• Fort San Domingo
• Mangrove Ecocenter
• The Red House
• Raohe Street Night Market
• Paper Memorial Museum
• Join a pineapple cake DIY (hand-made) workshop
Our students attended Singapore And Asian Schools Math Olympiads 2015 Trial (Hong Kong Region) on 19th April, 2015 and they had good performance. 2 of them got the Gold Award, 4 of them got the Silver Award and 3 of them got the Bronze Award.
The Principal, Mr Law, joined the Leadership Enhancement Study Visit conducted by EDB and visited Shanghai together with 54 local Principals from 13 to 18 April 2015. The programme aims at better understanding of the recent educational development in Shanghai, the experience learned from the PISA results and the successful stories of three Shanghai local schools and two corporations. The study visit is inspiring and enjoyable. Click here for more information.
16 of our students participated in The 4th Putonghua Speech Competition for Non-Chinese Speaking Students (Secondary School Division) organized by Hong Kong University and YMCA of Hong Kong Christian College on April 18. 5D Sima, Reika, 5S Laxmi and 5R April won the Champion in the Choral Speaking session with excellent performance.Congratulations to all the winners! Click here for more information.
To continue to develop students’ moral and civic values, and to enhance their understanding of persons with disabilities, the College arranged for 1M students to take part in a community service activity organized in conjunction with the “Hong Kong PHAB Association” on April 18. Ms Ko Wan Man, an artist with disability who suffered from brain damage in her childhood, was invited to share her experience. Students also tried to draw pictures on wheelchair.
The Inter-house Girls Basketball Competition 2014-2015 was held on 15 and 17 April 2015. The Champion went to Yellow house, 1st runner up went to Blue house, and 2nd runner-up went to Green house. Congratulations to the winning house. Click here for more information.
On April 16, 2015, the JohnChen Ensemble performed for us and had a jam session with our students.
The representative of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council, Professor Joshua Chan from the Hong Kong University also visited our College and encouraged our student performers. 1E Elizabeth played the trumpet and 2C Carson played the oboe with the Ensemble.
The JohnChen Ensemble focuses on creating, performing and promoting original world music with a unique Hong Kong style. Members of the Ensemble come from very different musical backgrounds, and by applying musical ideas and instruments from the East and the West, they can fuse the different music cultures seamlessly into what is truly 'Music Without Boundaries'. Click here for more information.
The Chinese Language and Chinese History Department has invited a famous Hong Kong writer, Ms Chau Shuk Ping to come to our school and conduct a talk for our S4 students on Wednesday, April 15. Ms Chau shared her own views and experience on writing with the students. Students learnt a lot of useful writing techniques and ways to improve their writing skills. Click here for more information.
The Chinese Department have joined the i-Learner Learning Platform (智愛中文平台) since last year and both of our Chinese and non-Chinese students performed very well in February in this online learning activity. i-Learner Learning Platform (智愛中文平台) issued certificates to the outstanding performed students, the outstanding performed classes and the most improved students.
Here is the list of outstanding students in March:
1E19 LI Man Lock
1J07 Cheng Yan Long
1J28 PUN Yalena
2R20 KWONG Bui Ka Alka
2R26 LUI Justin Hei Yeung
2R40 YIU Jim Yue
3T22 LEE Hoi Yan
3T38 YIP Wing Sum
3C27 NG Suet Lam
4A12 SHEK Sau Ching
4A18 WONG Wai Ip
4T14 NG Wing Lam
5H05 CHAU Hoi Lam
5H20 WONG Hayley
5I22 WONG Kwun Hoi Click here for more information.
To help students apply the subject knowledge learnt and enhance their leadership skills, interpersonal and teamwork skills, the BAFS department arranged for 15 S5 BAFS students to join the annual department activity, JA Company. Youthspiration, the company students formed had a great performance with an over 100% ROCE. Their annual report has also been selected as the best six annual reports among 58 annual reports. Click here for more information.
To help students acquire more career development information and to provide them with an opportunity to learn beyond the classroom, the Careers Team arranged for 40 S5 students to visit the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. The President, Mr. Richard R. Vuylsteke, received students in person and inspired them with his own success story. He encouraged students to set a career goal and work hard to achieve it. It is a very fruitful experience for all the students. Click here for more information.
To enhance students’ understanding of the needs of the elderly and to give an opportunity to the students and their parents to serve the community together, the S1 Rainbow Leadership Training Scheme invited the participants and their parents to take part in the “Family Community Service” in Tai O on 29 March 2015. They helped the elderly to do some basic household cleaning in the morning and then joined a cultural tour in the afternoon to experience the culture of Tai O. All of them had a meaningful and fun day! Click here for more information.
To provide an opportunity for students to know more about the other side of the society, thereby broadening their horizons and raising their social awareness, the CSS team arranged for S2 students to take part in a community service activity organized by the Hong Kong Lutheran Social Service on March 28. The students experienced farm life in squatter areas in Fanling. Students enjoyed the activity very much. Click here for more information.
The College has been organizing a series of activities this school year aiming to arouse students’ awareness of environmental protection and enrich their knowledge regarding sustainable development. On 27 and 28 March, the College participated in a territory-wide green event – “Earth Hour 2015” – organized by World Wildlife Fund HK (WWF). All non-essential campus lights were turned off that night. Teachers and students also took part in this meaningful activity at home.
Besides, a charity sale was held to raise fund for WWF. Students and teachers made donation by purchasing different products such as notebooks made of sugar bagasse, pencils made of recycled newspaper and pen made of apple pomace, coffee ground, egg shell and tea ground. Click here for more information.
Our Community Service Team organized the CSS Afternoon on March 27. The theme for this year is "More Knitting, More Love". S1 to S3 students participated in the Knitting Inter-class Competition and S4 to S5 students participated in the Hand String Inter-class Competition. All the products will be donated to elderlies, children from low-income families or for the charity sale.
Class 1C which had 51 knots was the winner of S1, Class 2R ,Class 3C and Class 5D/5H were the winner of S2, S3 and S4/S5 respectively.
Our Principal, Mr. Law, and 4 of our students were invited to be the guest of PLK LMC & CWC Joint School Sports Day on March 26. 1J27 Jophy Or, 1J20 Jasmine Law, 1B11 Walter Lai and 1B17 Isaac Leung participated in the Alumni 100 m Run. Walter and Jophy won the 1st Runner-up while Jasmine won the 3rd Runner-up. Mr. Law met Ms Jessica Man, Principal of PLK Lam Man Chan English Primary School, and other principals at the event. Our students were happy to have a reunion with their primary school classmates. Click here for more information.
On March 15, 2015, our students from both junior and senior forms attended the Hong Kong Mathematics Olympiad (HKMO OPEN) jointly organized by the Hong Kong Institute of Education and Education Bureau. They had good performance. 5 of them received the Silver Award while 20 of them received the Bronze Award. Click here for more information.
The Chinese Language and Chinese History Department organized an inter-class drama competition for S3 Chinese students on March 23 and March 26. Students showed their passion in playing their roles and their excellent performance brought joy and laughter to the audiences. Click here for more information.
Congratulations to 4T21 Katie Sham for winning the Merit Award in “The 6th Hong Kong Top 5 Poverty News Election and Poverty Caring Campaign” (an essay writing competition). Click here for more information.
The Chinese Cultural Club organized a guided tour to the Hong Kong Observatory for its members on Tuesday, March 24. The students gained precious experience and more knowledge of the development of weather forecast system in Hong Kong. Click here for more information.
In order to share the joy of hiking among students, parents and teachers, the College’s Hiking Club and the PTA co-organized an outdoor excursion to Lung Mun Country Trail on March 22. More than 60 students, parents, teachers, alumni and their family participated. They started at Chuen Lung and walked along the Lung Mun Country Trail. They enjoyed the view of Tsuen Wan and took about 2 hours to walk to the Shing Mun Reservoir. Click here for more information.
To enhance students’ understanding of business related issues and broaden their horizons, the BAFS Department arranged for S3 students to take part in the “It’s My Business” workshop organized by Junior Achievement Hong Kong. Students were encouraged to use critical thinking to acquire entrepreneurial skills that will help them develop positive attitudes as they explore and enhance their career aspirations. Click here for more information.
Some S5 students joined the Success Skills Workshop organized by the Junior Achievement Hong Kong at Bloomberg, the world famous business and finance news agency. Business professionals from Bloomberg helped students learn how to apply interpersonal and teamwork skills in the workplace. Students were also equipped with résumé-writing and interview skills. Click here for more information.
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Hong Kong, held its 13th CILTHK Essay Competition on the topic "Will Rationalisation of Bus Routes Improve Bus Service?” / 「巴士路線重組可否優化巴士服務？」The competition aims to inspire students their interest in the logistics and transport industry and to enhance their analytical skill and creativity. Three entries from our students have been selected as on of the shortlisted winning submissions.
5H20 Haley Wong and 5H09 Dicky Lau won the First Runner-up and Merit respectively in Chinese Stream - Senior Group. 5I14 Kimberly Lopez won the Merit in English Stream - Senior Group. Click here for more information.
The second Staff Development Day was held on March 20, 2015. Staff visited the Grandion's rooftop organic garden to explore the implementation of green and sustainable programmes in commercial enterprises. Then, they went to Good Kitchen to attend a workshop and seminar on Social Enterprises and had lunch there. In the afternoon, they went to the Sky100 Academy to know more about the green measures of a commercial building.
Staff not only enjoyed the activities, food and the scenery at Sky100, they also got some inspiration in promoting green ideas to students. Click here for more information.
Our students have been receiving awards from different organizations for their active participation in community service over the past few years. Recently, 10 students received Silver Award and 19 students received Bronze Award from the Agency For Volunteer Service. Click here for more information.
Our school has been selected as one of the awardees of the 17th Moral and Civic Education Award Scheme co-organised by Yan Chai Hospital and the Education Bureau for our excellent achievement in community service. Activity grant was awarded to support our development in the area. Click here for more information.
The Chinese Language and Chinese History Department invited the Hong Kong Cultural Exchange Workshop (香港文化交流工作室) to come to our school and hold a "Looking for DNA of Creativity Workshop" on Tuesday, March 17. During the workshop, the lecturer shared a lot of inspiring ideas about food and Chinese literature with our S1 to S3 Chinese Enrichment class students. Click here for more information.
The Chinese Language and Chinese History Department and the monthly journal “香港文藝月刊” co-organized the 1st Joint School Chinese Writing Competition which was held on Saturday, March 14. 160 students from different secondary schools came to our school and participated in the competition. Click here for more information.
The Science Club organized for its members to watch the ‘Science Alive 2015’ Science Drama Shows jointly organized by the British Council, the EDB and the Hong Kong Science Museum on 14 March 2015. This exciting, interactive science show explores all amazing properties of water and investigates all the things that water can do in the form of a trick and quiz show. Click here for more information.
Our Junior debating team won the first round in the Hong Kong Secondary School Debate Competition against SKH Lam Kau Mow Secondary School on March 12. The motion of the debate was that "World media freedom is increasingly under threat." Our school was the affirmative team. The members included LEE Hoi Lam Karis (3T), LAM Shuk Yee Katie (3E) and SARAN Sarneet Kaur (3T). Sarneet got the best speaker award. Click here for more information.
In order to let students learn and explore outside classroom and promote team spirit and creativity, the Mathematics Department organized the Mathematics Afternoon with various activities on March 13. This year, the activities and the winners for different forms were as follows:
S1: A Trail to Percentage. 1C (Champion), 1E (1st runner-up)
S2: A Journey to Exploration. 2C
S3/4: Bet on your Schoolmates
S4/5: M1/M2 Statistical Talk
The Overall Champion went to the Yellow House.
In addition, S1 and S2 students also participated in the Calculator Usage Competition and the Mental Calculation Competition respectively during lunch time. 1J, 2I and 2R were the winners of the competitions. Students found the activities interesting, meaningful and fun. S4 and S5 M1/M2 students also found the talk very helpful. Click here for more information.
30 S5 Chemistry students attended a talk by Professor Tang Ching Wan, internationally known as "Father of OLEO". Hong Kong born and raised Professor Tang is an lAS Bank of East Asia Professor at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is the first Chinese who won the highly reputable Wolf Prize in Chemistry for his discovery of OLEO and was also nominated for the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014. Students all enjoyed Professor Tang’s inspiring sharing and learnt a lot about the new technology. Click here for more information.
About 100 of our S5 and S6 students participated in the 9th Speaking Contest for Hong Kong Students organized by HKIED and the Rational Communication Educational Society and achieved excellent results. The speaking competition is similar to the HKDSE Speaking Exam. All the participants got a level 3 and above with the majority of them receiving level 5 and above.
The following students qualified for Round 2 because they received a grade 5* or 5** and did extremely well in the 2nd round as well. Click here for more information.
Congratulations to the following students for being awarded Outstanding Achievement Certificates for their exceptional performance in the English Builder (EB), the new online learning platform.
EB is an interactive online English learning and knowledge-building programme for secondary students.The learning goals of EB are to develop students' English language skills, broaden students' horizons and nurture personal and intellectual development. Click here for more information.
The Chinese Department have joined the i-Learner Learning Platform (智愛中文平台) since last year and both of our Chinese and non-Chinese students performed very well in February in this online learning activity. i-Learner Learning Platform (智愛中文平台) issued certificates to the outstanding performed students, the outstanding performed classes and the most improved students.
Here is the list of outstanding students in February:
1J32 TSANG Hing Yuen
2C21 KWOK Chun Fung
2R26 LUI Justin Hei Yeung
2P32 TSANG Man Ki
3C27 NG Suet Lam
3T25 LEUNG Yuk Wui Zita
4T15 LUI Chun Yin Levan Click here for more information.
Four members of our Science Elite Club won the 1st Runner-up in the 2014/15 Hong Kong GreenMech Contest (香港機關王競賽) organized by the Centre for Creative Science and Technology of the HKFYG. The members are:
3T CHOI Tsz Ki, Kier
3H CHAN Tsz Chun, Io
2C CHEUNG Mei Sin Kristie
2R CHAU Hon Sum, Hanson
They had worked hard on this project for more than 2 months. Because of their excellent performance, they were invited to represent our school and Hong Kong to join the 2015 World GreenMech Contest (世界機關王競賽) in Taiwan in the coming July. Click here for more information.
Our school participated in the Exhibition of Secondary School Students' Creative Visual Arts Work (2014/15), which ended on 20 January 2015 with more than 1200 entries. Among the exhibits, 20 pieces of artwork were awarded Gold Prize, 20 pieces awarded Silver Prize and 94 pieces awarded Certificate of Merit. An artwork called '意境' (Artistic conception) by 5H10 Li Pui Chi was awarded Silver Prize. Click here for more information.
The S4 and S5 non-Chinese speaking students attended a joint school activity called ‘Breaking the Language Barrier: A Variety Show for Non-Chinese Speaking Students’(跨越語言疆界：非華語學生創意中文匯演), which is organized by The University of Hong Kong. This activity aims to provide the non-Chinese speaking students a platform to present and share their Chinese learning outcomes with other schools through different kinds of performances. This is also a great chance for students to increase their motivation and self-confidence in learning Chinese. Our students performed very well and both the school and students were awarded certificates for the active participation.
Principal, Mr. Law, was interviewed by three of our students, Wendy from 5R, Divi and Thomas from 1J, at the Friday Morning Assembly on March 6. Students were excited to interview the Principal. During the interview, Mr. Law shared some valuable experiences and advice with the students. Students were fascinated by Mr. Law's life and wondered how to stay fit. Mr. Law advised students not to stay up late at night. Our assembly team's teachers were proud of the students for doing a great job as interviewers. Click here for more information.
Science Club organized a field trip to Mai Po Nature Reserve for their members on 2 March 2015. During the field trip, students learnt the characteristics and adaptation features of wildlife. They also learnt the impacts of climate change and human activities on the wetland ecosystem. Moreover, they observed different migratory birds such as black-faced spoonbill and grey heron. Click here for more information.
Congratulations to 10 junior form students as their writings have been published by the monthly journal -《香港中學生文藝月刊》in their 49th issue. Their names are listed below:
2C03 Au Siu Tung
2C12 FONG Tsz Yan
2C20 KUK Charlotte
2C34 SIU Man Kwan
2C36 SUN Yuran
2I01 CHAN Ashley
2I02 CHAN Ka Pui Andrea
2I09 CHONG Hiu Wing
2I33 TJIU Ginny Yee Ni
2I39 YAO Wing Lam Koey Click here for more information.
To enable students to learn more about business operation, the development of information technology industry and the environmental protection measures adopted in places outside Hong Kong, the Science Department and the BAFS Department jointly organized a 4-day Korea Business and Science Study Tour from February 13 to February 16. The trip included the following learning activities and visits to places of interest:
- Visit Korea Stock Exchange, a factory of KIA Motors
- Visit Samsung D’light, Digital Pavilion (IT museum)
- Visit Seoul Sewage Treatment Plant, Dream Park (introducing renewable energy from waste)
- Visit Korea University
- Join a Kimbap DIY workshop
- Visit Myeong-dong, Dongdaemum Design Plaza, Royal Palace, Trick Eye Museum, N Seoul Tower, Hongik University Street Click here for more information.
The Chinese Department joined the I-LEARN Learning Platform (智愛中文平台) this year. Both of our Chinese and non-Chinese students performed very well in this online learning activity. 3 of our students with good performances were invited to join the Prize Presentation Ceremony held on February 15 in Hong Kong University.
In order to enable students to learn more about the literature development of Hong Kong, the Chinese and Chinese History Department arranged some of our S4 and S5 students to participate in a walk organized by the Hong Kong Literature Research Centre to visit the sights of literature in Yau Ma Tei on February 14.
In order to promote the learning of Putonghua in a lively way, the Chinese Language and Chinese History Department invited the drama society Drama Wonderland to come to our school and conducted a performance named "Escaping Ink" for the S1 students on February 12. The drama brought a lot of fun through having interactions with the students. Students were given chances to offer help to the actors and hence rasing their interest in applying Putonghua in daily life. Click here for more information.
The Chinese Language and Chinese History Department organized a S1-S3 Calligraphy Writing Competition in early February. Students voted for their favourite works and the Prize Giving Ceremony was held in the Morning Assembly on February 9.
A workshop on Personality Dimensions was held on 31 January and 7 February 2015 by the College counsellor and the Careers Guidance Team. Personality Dimensions is a comprehensive personality analysis tool which uses 4 colors to categorize personality. The workshop was tailor-made for S5 students to understand their characters through using Personality Dimensions. With funny interactive activities, students were inspired to think about the direction of their careers and assist them to plan their future. Click here for more information.
In order to celebrate the coming of the Chinese New Year, the Chinese Language and Chinese History Department has organized a 2-day Calligraphy Writing activity for the senior form students from February 5 to 6. During the activity, students expressed their wishes and hopes for the new year with traditional red banners. Both Chinese and Non-Chinese students also took the great opportunity to appreciate the beauty of Chinese calligraphy writings. Click here for more information.
To enhance students' critical thinking ability through commenting on current issues, Social Science Department had joined the News Commentary Competition of the Students’ Top Ten News Election 2014 organized by Hok Yau Club. Here is the completed list of awards:
36 of our S1 students and 4 teachers joined the Taipei Sustainable Development Study Tour from January 31 to February 3. The trip included the following learning activities and visits to places of interest:
- Refuse Incineration Plant
- Interactive Emergency Evacuation Exhibition Center
- Yehliu Geopark
- Taohe Street Market
- Paper Memorial Museum
- Release flying lanterns and DIY workshop
The Alumni Association organizes various activities as a platform for uniting alumni. A BBQ activity was held on 31 January 2015 and both alumni and teachers enjoyed the activity a lot. Click here for more information.
On Jan 30th, the EDB officers visited our school and had a meeting with the principal and all the Chinese as a Second Language (CSL) subject teachers. They observed two CSL classes as well and the non-Chinese students were highly praised by their active participation in all kinds of classroom activities. Click here for more information.
The College’s Careers Team has organized for S5 students to visit the Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hang Seng Management College and Tung Wah College on 30th January 2015 in order to help students better prepare for further studies. The visits include campus tours introducing the institute’s facilities and a talk about the various programs offered. Click here for more information.
On 28 January 2015, our Principal, Deputy Principal, Assistant Principal and Career Master visited the Hong Kong Baptist University on her Secondary School Principals’ Day 2015. The main year theme was “Future Leader 2020 (未來領袖 2020)”. The event of the day started with the opening remarks by Prof. Albert CHAN, the President and Vice-Chancellor of HKBU and followed by a plenary session hosted by Dr. Leung Wing Tai, the General Secretary of Breakthrough Ltd. This Secondary School Principals' Day aims to enhance the discussion between the secondary school sector and the University on the attributes of a future leader and how educators could unleash students' potentials and groom them to be future leaders.
Then, principals and teachers were invited to join various parallel sessions and guided tours such as Science in Entertainment; First-hand Experience in Chinese Medicine Knowledge and Education; Faculty of Social Sciences: “ Think Globally Act Locally- Cultivating a Glocalized Generation etc. We found the Principals’ Day informative and had a fruitful day. Click here for more information.
To develop students’ moral and civic values, enhance their understanding of elderly persons’ needs and avail them of the opportunity to show care to the elderly, the College collaborated with “Chan Hing Social Service Centre” to arrange for S5 students to visit and clean elderly people’s homes on January 24. Our students did a wonderful job. Some elderly people even called back to praise them for their performance! Click here for more information.
The College’s Careers Team jointly arranged a Job Shadowing Day with the Junior Achievement Hong Kong on 22nd January 2015. The program is to prepare students for their future studies and career development. Up to 15 students were offered the chance to participate in the Job Shadowing Day at the Civil Engineering and Development Department. Click here for more information.
On 22 January 2015, we were very honoured to be invited by our school founder, Dr. Sir David Li Kwok-po GBM GBS JP, to a lunch gathering in his Head Office in Central District. Dr. Li is a humble and well-educated gentlemen and a highly successful banker. He is always willing to share his wisdom with us. During the gathering, the newly appointed Principal, Mr Lawrence Law, and his senior management team shared with Dr. Li and his senior staff on the latest development of the College. Dr. Li is very generous to offer his continuous support for the future development of the College and set up an Education Fund to help those in financial needs. We all had a wonderful and memorable day. Click here for more information.
Some senior form students sat for the Australian National Chemistry Quiz held by the Royal Australian Chemical Institute in July 2014. The quiz provides a major focus for secondary school students on the relevance of chemistry in an exciting and stimulating way. It aims to promote interest in chemistry and the role of chemists in our society. Our students performed very well and students who received High Distinction are as follows.
Year 8 Chemistry Group
4R02 CASINO Benedict Matthew Hilario
4R06 DE LARA Elvain Ian Rasco
Year 10 Chemistry Group
5R11 KWAN Chin Yeung Lester
5R14 LEE Kin Long Victor
5R16 MCLEOD Wendy Finella Cabututan
The 66th Hong Kong Schools Chinese Speech Festival organized by the Hong Kong Schools Music and Speech Association was concluded last month. Here is the completed list of prizes:
Class 1M and 1B
3T05 CHAN Kai Yin
1B14 LEE Ka Yau
1E29 YEUNG Wai Lam Vaness
1E04 CHENG Ka Chun/1E25 TSUI Chun Wing
1E12 KAM Sin Yeung/1E32 ZHENG Edwin
1M21 NG Oi Yin/1B27 NING Chun Kit Bryant
2R36 TSOI Tsz Kin
2I33 TJIU Ginny Yee Ni
2I39 YAO Wing Lam/2I33 TJIU Ginny Yee Ni
3H39 ZHENG Yuk Yeung Laughing
3H36 TAI Yan Na/3T08 CHAN Yi Kwan
3C27 NG Suet Lam
3T40 YUEN Hei Lam/3C27 NG Suet Lam
4T07 LAW Hoi Ting
5H08 FU Ka Wing
5S21 WONG Chui Ting/5I12 LEUNG Hei Tung
5H05 CHAU Hoi Lam/ 5H20 WONG Hayley
5H13 NGO Kevin Hei Ting/5D02 CHING Chi Ho
5S08 LAU Hei Man/5S12 NGIENG Ong Hie Grace Click here for more information.
Some Form 1 and Form 2 students of our school attended the Hua Xia Cup Mathematical Olympiad Competition on 4th January, 2015 and they have good performance. 3 of them were awarded the 2nd Class Honour and 10 of them were awarded the 3rd Class Honour.
4 of them have been selected to participate in the semi-final on 15th February, 2015.
The Chinese Department joined the I-LEARN Learning Platform (智愛中文平台) this year. Both of our Chinese and non-Chinese students performed very well in November in this online learning activity. I-LEARN Learning Platform (智愛中文平台) issued certificates to the outstanding performed students, the outstanding performed classes, the most improved students and the best blog writer.
Here is the list of outstanding students in December:
1J NOVENO Natania Charisse
1C KHAN Asif
1E WONG Tsz Ying
2C SUN Yuran
2I YAO Wing Lam
2R CHAN Leung Shing
3T LEE Hoi Yan
3T YUEN Hei Lam
3T YIP Wing Sum
4T LUI Chun Yin Levan
4R WONG Wang Lik
4T NG Wing Lam
5I WONG Kwun Hoi
5H CHAN Tsz Ying
5R LEE Kin Long Victor Click here for more information.
The Education Bureau (EDB) has organized a 5-day Mainland exchange programme for student leaders in Beijing from 23 to 27 December 2014. Three of our students (Lester Kwan, Michelle Leung and Mark Ueno) and two of our teachers (Ms Sharon Tai and Mr Derek Chow) are being selected to join. This programme consists of leadership training, talks, visits, exchange activities, project learning and experience sharing etc. This programme has definitely strengthened our students’ leadership skills as well as broadened their horizons.
The Variety Show is a gala held annually to show the talents of our students and to celebrate Christmas. This year, it was held on December 22. Students from every class had an opportunity to perform their live production on stage, and they wowed the audience with dance, song, creativity and more.
Special thanks to Mr. Law for being Santa Claus and all the students for their great performances.
The College’s traditional fund raising event, Casual Wear Day was held on Monday, December 22, 2014. There were total of 827 students and staff participating in the activity. The money raised was donated to ORBIS Hong Kong to support their welfare services. Click here for more information.
86 of our students took part in the French Speech Festival this year. Our students received a total number of 17 awards, 3 First Places, 6 Second Places, 5 Third Places, and 3 Certificates of Proficiency.
To celebrate the festive season in December, the School Band performed the Carols Joy to the World, Jingle Bells and We Wish You a Merry Christmas in the Covered Playground on December 18, 2014. The School Band wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2015.
The Chinese Language and Chinese History Department organized the "Gems of Wisdom Competion" (金石良言比賽) for S4 and S5 on December 11 and December 17 respectively. Selected students presented their detailed research of the chosen Confucius quotes. Many of their sharings were so inspirational that students gained a lot of new ideas about Confucius' Words of Wisdom. Click here for more information.
In order to arouse students’ awareness of environmental protection and appreciation of the natural environment, the College arranged our students to join a coastal cleaning activity organized by the Environmental Campaign Committee on December 16, 2014.
Our S4P students endured the strong wind and the cold weather at Rocky Bay (Shek O), through activities such as collection of debris, compiling records and group discussion, they could understand more about the status and causes of shorelines pollution, and how to take practical action to protect the shorelines. Click here for more information.
The Chinese Language and Chinese History Department invited Mr. YY Lam, an experienced tutor, to conduct a talk to our S5 students on 15th December. 40 S6 students from Lingnan Dr Chung Wing Kwong Memorial Secondary School also came and joined the talk. During the talk, Mr. Lam shared a lot of useful strategies for preparing the DSE Chinese Exam and the students found the talk practical and inspiring. Click here for more information.
The Lion & Globe Educational Trust has organized the Youth Arch Student Improvement Award since 1991, which receives enthusiastic responses from schools and the public. The assessment criteria are: demonstration of tenacity and enthusiasm in facing up to challenges with prominent improvements in academic performance, conduct or other aspects in recent years. In 2013-2014 academic year, it awards 22 students from our school. The awardees are:
2P NG Kwan Ho, 2P POON Chun Ning, 2R LO Tsun Sang, 2R TSOI Tsz Kin, 2R LAU Chung Yi, 3C CHAN Yuet Ying, 3C TSANG Chi Ka, 3H CHU Philip Bak-tou, 3T AOYAMA Aska, 4F CHOW Wai Yan, 4F WONG Chun Huen, 4R GURUNG Binay, 4T LOO Yat Fung, 5D CASINO Abigail Hilario, 5H WONG Hayley, 5I MA Tsz Ki, 5R NG Kwun Chuen, 5S KWAN Chun Kit, 6E CHUNG Man Kwan, 6L SINGH Ravinder Singh, 6M WONG Chi Kit and 6P FUNG Hou In Click here for more information.
On 14 December, 2014, some S1 to S3 students attended the Hong Kong Mathematical Problem-solving & Creativity Challenge Cup 2014 at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. One of our students, S1C 04 Joey Chu Chi Hin, got the merit award and our school has won the “Outstanding School Cup”. Click here for more information.
In order to link the academic curriculum with work, to assist students' school-to-career transitions, to help students develop skills and attitudes for job interviews, the English Department and the Careers Team jointly organized mock interviews and a formal dress day on 12th December 2014 for Form 6 students. Students wore formal dress to the College instead of school uniforms and attended mock interviews. Click here for more information.
The 'CityU Discovery & Innovation Debating Challenge' is an annual event that was held on 22nd November. The City University focuses on discovery and innovation and students got to experience that through a campus tour. Thereafter, a debate workshop was held in which students were given an opportunity to analyze the composition of debate speeches. Finally, three of our students competed against St. Louis school and won the championship for the second time in a row.
Debaters in the competition included: Sristi Gurung (5R), April Berago (5R), and Anish Kumar (5R). Anish was the best speaker.
Other participants included: Masira Ahmad (4T), Elvain Delara (4R), Bhupinder Singh (5S), Wendy Mcleod (5R) and Merina Phagami(4R).
The motion of the debate was that "the Hong Kong Government is doing enough to tackle climate change".
Our school was the negative team.
The Chinese Department joined the I-LEARN Learning Platform (智愛中文平台) this year. Both of our Chinese and non-Chinese students performed very well in November in this online learning activity. I-LEARN Learning Platform (智愛中文平台) issued certificates to the outstanding performed students, the outstanding performed classes, the most improved students and the best blog writer.
Here is the list of students who received the Outstanding Performance Awards:
1C JANG Yejun
1J GUL Bilal
1B AU YEUNG Hon Lam
2C TSANG Wing Shan
2C LO Ho Fung
2P HUI Cheuk Wing
3C NG Suet Lam
3T LEE Hoi Yan
4T NG Wing Lam
4A KWOK Ming Tak Jason
5I WONG Kwun Hoi
5R LEE Kin Long Victor
5H WONG Hayley Click here for more information.
The Inter-school Super 24 Invitational Contest organized by STFA Seaward Woo College was held on 6 December 2014. This is the second year that our students joined this competition. There were 72 awardees out of 368 participants and 3 of our students obtained honours out of the 72 awardees.
2C Thomas Lo and 2C Martin Kwok got into the second round and won 3rd Class Honours while 2P Steven Lau got into the semi-final and won the 2nd Class Honour.
On December 6, 51 of our students participated in the "Ode to Joy - Concert of Ten Thousand" co-organized by RTHK, the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups and Opera Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Coliseum.
Ode to Joy is a multi-media gala concert. It aims to combine the two elements of “youth” and “music” to promote the beauty of music to youngsters. Through a diversity of musical movements and new performances, it depicts the experience young people go through as they grow up, which, though with frequent ups and downs, composes a celebrated, once-in-a-lifetime young musical movement.
The highlight of the programme includes a choir of approximately 10,000 participants performing "Ode to Joy" from Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. With new and innovative elements added, the popular tune of "Ode to Joy" is expected to break the Guinness World Records: Most People Singing Live on a Radio Broadcast. Click here for more information.
The “S.1 Rainbow Leadership Training Scheme 1415” has started on December 5, 2014. The aims of the Scheme are:
To promote the holistic development of young people by providing opportunities and recognition for them to develop competency and skills, which are conducive to positive youth development, promoting bonding with others, and holding healthy beliefs and clear values.
36 students are recruited this year. Class teachers and parents participated in the Opening Ceremony with the students. They all set their goals and expectations towards joining the “Rainbow Scheme”. Click here for more information.
Our College's Boys A football team defeated Shun Lee Catholic Secondary School 3-0 in the finals of Inter-school Football Competition (Division 3 Kowloon 2) on 27 November 2014. Our team was the Champion and also qualified to participate in “All Hong Kong Schools Jing Ying Tournament” which will be held next year. Congratulations to the team. Click here for more information.
We are delighted once again this year with the number of participants (over 750) in the Hong Kong Schools English Speech Festival. The students are taking part in different competitions and the results this year were very encouraging. We received a total number of 36 awards, 9 First Places, 13 Second Places and 14 Third Places.
The S1 Admission Seminar was held on November 30, 2014. More than 700 parents and students attended the seminar. We were honoured to have Mr. Tien Puk Sun Michael, BBS JP as our guest of honour.
During the seminar, our Principal, Mr. Lawrence Law, shared our school’s vision with our guests. The Chairperson of the PTA, Ms Regina Fung shared her views about our College and a group of S1 students talked about their school life and achievements.
The Hong Kong Inter-Primary Schools English Speech Competition 2014 was held successfully on November 29, 2014. Over 400 primary school students participated in the competition.
Congratulations to the following Champions:
WOO Marcus Adam (Ma Tau Chung Government Primary School (HHB))
LAU Chun Sing (SKH Kei Wing Primary School)
Louisa Francesca Davison (Shanghai Alumni Primary School)
YUEN Sheung Shing (Ching Chung Hau Po Woon Primary School)
MA Cheuk Lun Joshua (Shatin Tsung Tsin School)
GAO Isabella (Kwong Ming Ying Loi School)
LAI Ching Kei (Immaculate Heart of Mary School)
LIU Chit Wang Joshua (Po Leung Kuk Hong Kong Taoist Association Yuen Yuen Primary School)
Adrienne Monique HO (North Point Government Primary School (Cloud View Road))
CHAN King Chuen (The HKIEd Jockey Club Primary School)
SZE Ching Long (Po Leung Kuk Wong Wing Shu Primary School)
Espiritu Gilemmson A. (Ho Yu College and Primary School (Sponsored by Sik Sik Yuen))
Kaur Sharanpreet (Sir Ellis Kadoorie (S) Primary School)
Toledo Victoria May Francesca V. (Li Cheng Uk Government Primary School)
NG Wai Yu Amanda (SKH St. Peter's Primary School) Click here for more information.
More than 60 Primary 6 students from Yaumati Kaifong Association School visited our College on November 28, 2014. We gave a warm welcome to the students by giving them a guided school tour. Our student helpers led them and answered their questions during the tour. They also had a chance to watch our students practicing for the coming choral speaking competition at the School Hall. Click here for more information.
This year, our school joined the “Juvenile Horseshoe Crab Rearing Programme 馬蹄蟹校園保姆計劃” organized and funded by City University of Hong Kong and Ocean Park Conservation Foundation Hong Kong.
Horseshoe crabs have been present on the earth around for over 300 million years and we usually call it as living fossils. They are older than the dinosaurs and they experienced five mass extinction events on the earth. Scientists believed that they have special features to allow them to adapt very well under changes.
In this programme, 5 horseshoe crab babies were sent to our school Biology laboratory and a group of S4 students are responsible to rear them in these 8 months. After 8 months, they will be released to the natural environment.
Our students are responsible to feed the crabs, monitor the living environment including water temperature, salinity of water, measure the growth of them etc.
On the first day when the crabs arrived our school, our students were excited and showed their interest in learning more about them. Click here for more information.
This year, our school held a Halloween Ghost Competition – to design the student’s own ghost to cheer or to scare their friends! Their good work were posted in the playground for other students to vote for their favourite ghosts. The results are as follows:
1C29 WALIA Jeenat (The Most Horrible Ghost)
1M23 TAM Elaine (The Most Creative Ghost)
5S19 TSAI Ching Lin (The Cutest Ghost)
5I17 NAEEM Shahryar (The Most Popular Ghost - 2nd Runner Up)
1B27 NING Chun Kit Bryant (The Most Popular Ghost - 1st Runner Up)
5H08 FU Ka Wing (The Most Popular Ghost - Champion) Click here for more information.
The Singing Contest was organized by the Student Council committee. The contest was held in two sessions on the 21st of November 2014.
There were six contenders in the junior solo division, six in the senior solo division and four groups in the group division.
The Singing Contest kicked off in the Friday Morning Assembly with the junior solo division. The senior solo and group divisions were held during Friday Afternoon. All the contestants gave a good show and spectators were surely entertained.
In the junior solo, 2nd runner-up went to 1J Jophy Or, 1st runner-up went to 3T Ysabelle Dizon and the champion was 3T Grace Fukuda. In the senior solo, 2nd runner-up went to 5S Yoyo Or, 1st runner-up went to 5D Sima Limbu and the winner was 4F Jaevianne Malusog. In the group division, the 2nd runner-up went to Wanderlust (2R Jazmin and 1J Dikchya), 1st runner-up went to Psychopath (5D Reika, 5D Himshikha, 5D Laxmi and 5D John William) and the champion was Uncensored (5I Kimberly, 5D Yvonne and 5I Crystal Chau). Congratulations to all the winners for their winning performances.
This event would never have been successful without the helping hands of the committee, teachers involved, student helpers, judges and guest judges. Click here for more information.
The Chinese Language and Chinese History Department invited The Conservancy Association Centre for Heritage to conduct a history talk to our S5 students on 19th November. During the talk, the guest speakers shared a lot of interesting stories and life of people in Sai Ying Pun. Click here for more information.
Our School's Blood Donation Day was successfully held on November 17, 2014. This year, a total of 42 participants donated their blood, including students, parents, teachers and office staff. We are grateful to them for donating blood which will help save many people’s lives. Click here for more information.
S2 Tulou Cultural Study Tour was held from November 15 to November 18, 2014. It was our pleasure in three consecutive years to visit the Fujian Hakka Tulou sites which were inscribed in 2008 by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. Students also had a chance to explore the livelihood in Tulou and visit Shuzhuang Garden on Gulangyu Island.
The College’s annual school picnic was held as scheduled, on Friday, November 7. The aim of the picnic is for students and teachers to participate together in enjoyable and relaxing activities so as to develop a better relationship.
Here is a complete list of destination for each Form:
S1: Tai Tong Country Park
S2: Butterfly Beach (Tuen Mun)
S3: Tai Au Mun Country Park
S5: Shek O
S6: Tai Mei Tuk Click here for more information.
The voting period of the election of the 7th Parent Managers to the Incorporated Management Committee (IMC) ended on Friday, November 7, 2014 at 5:00 pm sharp. The voting session was witnessed by Mr. Lawrence Law, the College’s Principal, Ms. Tracy Cheung, Deputy Principal and Ms. Jenny Sit, Assistant Principal.
The Election Committee declares that Candidate No. 2 Chan Wai Hung Peter is officially nominated as the Parent Manager as in he obtained the greatest number of votes and the Candidate No. 1 Lam Mei Yuk Rachel is officially nominated as the Alternate Parent Manager to the IMC in 2014/15. Click here for more information.
S4 Camp was held from 6th November 2014 to 8th November 2014. The camp aims to help students to develop team spirit in the class and learn how to face difficulties in the future. At the camp, students put a lot of effort in overcoming the challenges. Students can work as a team to complete the tasks in the camp. Click here for more information.
The Chemists Online Self-study Award Scheme Program is a student-spaced learning program for local senior secondary school students. It is jointly organised by Hong Kong Virtual University and the Science Education Section of the Education Bureau. Its main objective is to:
1. Enhance students' scientific literacy;
2. Encourage students to take initiative to learn and pursue more knowledge;
3. Cultivate students' interest in chemistry;
4. Facilitate students to understand the interconnection between science, technology, society and environment.
The Platinum Awards received by the students are LEE Kin Long Victor (5R), MCLEOD Wendy Finella Cabututan (5R), NG Kwun Chuen, Stephen (5R) and CHAN Sum Yuet Gabrielle (6L). Click here for more information.
The first Staff Development Day was held on October 31, 2014. The staff watched the movie, “My Voice, My Life” at the Sky Cinema, Olympian City in the morning. Miss Ada Ho, the director of L plus H Creations Foundation Limited, and also one of the producers of the movie, gave a talk on Character Education in the afternoon. The staff had a chance to learn more about character education through the movie, talk and discussion. Click here for more information.
Student leaders from the school, like members of the Student Council, House Captains and Chairpersons of ECAs attended a Leadership Training Workshop on October 31, 2014 after they finished their 1st Term Test.
During the workshop, they drew pictures that depict their leadership qualities. They also learned how to be SMART goal setters and set goals that are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Time-Bound. Click here for more information.
The Chinese language and Chinese History Department invited Mr. LAI Yiu Ting, a Senior School Development Officer from EDB, to conduct a DSE talk to the S6 students on 27th November. During the talk, Mr. Lai shared a lot of useful tips with our students about how to achieve a higher grade in the Reading paper of the Chinese language exam. Click here for more information.
Junior Achievement: Success Skills Workshop has been held on 25th October 2014. The program is to prepare students for their future studies and career development, the College’s Careers Team has arranged for them to join the Workshop organized. At the workshop, students will learn how interpersonal and teamwork skills are to be applied in the workplace. Click here for more information.
The ECA Team, Art Club, Home Economics Club and Science Club co-organized the “Creative Scary Halloween” on Oct 24. The main objective was to provide fun activities for students to enjoy. It included the Scary Lip Balm DIY, Creative Scary DIY Tattoo, and the Creative Scary Ghost Design Competition. Click here for more information.
The inauguration of the new Student Council committee was held on the 24 October.
In front of the principal and the whole student body, the incoming committee took the oath of service to the school and commitment to their duties and responsibilities as functional members of the Student Council.
Moreover, the newly-elected committee presented gifts to the outgoing committee. The principal, deputy principal and assistant principal in turn presented Student Council badges to the new committee. Click here for more information.
A simulation exercise of the release of the HKDSE Results was held on 24th October 2014. The program was organized in collaboration with the Hok Yau Club. The program aimed to help all Form 6 students learn how to minimize and face the pressure on the actual day of the release of the exam results. The Careers Team also hoped that students can understand the importance of planning ahead and considering different pathways. Click here for more information.
The winners of the First round of the NESTA competition are Bhupinder Singh (5S), Ravleen Sidhu (5S) and Wendy Mcleod (5R). Ravleen was elected as the best speaker.
The winners of the First round of the HKSS Debate competition include Sristi Gurung (5R), Anish Kumar (5R) and Wendy Mcleod (5R).
The Junior team won in the First round of the HKSS Debate Competition which include Jophy Or (1J), Asha Limbu (2R) and Kenny Ng (2C). Jophy was awarded as the best speaker. Click here for more information.
In order to further take care of students' different development needs, especially the development of moral values, attitudes and skills and creativity through various activities, on Oct 17th, there will be an Annual General Meeting (AGM) for all the house teachers and members. House members are encouraged to join different kinds of inter-house competitions and activities. Click here for more information.
“Waste No Food! Love our Earth!” was held on 16th October 2014 in lunch time. All S1 and S2 students participated in the event. On that day, the total weight of food wasted is 24Kg. It is a large amount of food. The event aimed to raise the awareness of food wasting in our school and hope to bring a message to the students to treasure the food and resources of our world. Hope that our schoolmates can change their way of living and treasure what they have in the future! Click here for more information.
Science workshop was held on 14/10/2014 during lunch time. Kier Choi (3T12) and Io Chan (3H04) were the student helpers in this workshop. The topic of this workshop was ‘Magnetic effect + lava lamp”. Students had a chance to visualize magnetic field using iron powder and to made lava lamp using zinc and acid. Click here for more information.
The S1 Classroom Cleaning Campaign was successfully held from 16th to 27th of September, 2014. During this period, students were divided into 5 groups. Each group takes the responsibility to clean his “home” classroom for two days. Besides the students-on-duty, other students should maintain the classroom neat and tidy. Congratulations to S1B and S1M for being the champion of this campaign. Click here for more information.
The Chinese and Chinese History Department organized the Chinese Activity Week from Oct 6 to Oct 10. The theme for this year's activities was “Happy Reading”. During the week, various activities were organized to arouse students’ interest in Chinese culture. Click here for more information.
The Parents’ Information Night for this school year was held on Friday, October 10, 2014. There were about 490 parents attended. It provided an opportunity for parents to meet the Principal, Deputy Principal, Assistant Principal, their child’s class teachers and subject teachers, which would help future communications between parents and teachers. It also provided important information to parents regarding both academic and non-academic areas. Click here for more information.
The Annual General Meeting of the Student Council was held on the 3rd of October. The former President of the Student Council, 6E Angelene Enguillo, and former Treasurer, 6E Christine Singh, delivered the annual and budget reports respectively.
Immediately after the AGM, the election of the new committee took place. All the students of the college had to individually cast their votes.
Out of the 10 candidates vying for a position in the committee, 9 became successful members. Congratulations to all these 9 students. Click here for more information.
In order to provide opportunities for students to explore the world of Mathematics and Science and to enhance scientific thinking and creativity, the Mathematics and Science Department co-organized Self-learning Zone activities for junior form students. The first activity was held during lunchtime on 30 September. Students made models, played Math games and online Math and Science games. They enjoyed the activities very much. Click here for more information.
A Bag Making activity was held on 27th September 2014. The program was organized by the Alumni Association. On that day, alumni and teachers worked together to make bags from old school uniforms. It was a fun and productive time had by all participants. Click here for more information.
To educate our students in cherishing our natural resources as well as the best way to use and handle materials in the most sustainable way, 20 students from S.2-S.5 joined the ‘Recreate a Pair of Shoes’ Workshop in the last academic year, and finally Fion Leung(S.4P) and Gillian Ng(S.6E) got the Merit awards. Fion was interviewed by Oriental Daily. Their works will be displayed at Tin Hau MTR station from October 8 to November 10. Click here for more information.
5H CHAN Tsz Ying, Winsely was successfully appointed as the UNICEF Young Envoy after completing the UNICEF Young Envoys Programme 2014. About 60 students from different schools in Hong Kong were selected for the programme. They finished a series of leadership training sessions. In August, Winsely had a very fruitful experience when she visited some village schools in Gansu. Click here for more information.
On 26th September, S4 to S6 students attended a talk organized by Junior Achievement Hong Kong on the “importance of a positive attitude to work “. The guest speaker, Mr, Clive Lee, the Regional Relations Manager of CLP Power Hong Kong Limited, shared his own experience of success and encouraged students to be more proactive and analyze things from different perspectives. He also shared with students how to cooperate with others in a team. Click here for more information.
Campus TV Team invited Ms. Heiward Mak (麥曦茵), who is a promising director in HK to share with our students her ideas about creativity, film, and dreams.
Ms. Heiward Mak was born in Hong Kong in 1984. She graduated with a Diploma in Design Studies from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2003. She graduated from the City University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Creative Media in the same year. Her graduation assignment and her first short film, Lovers’ Lover, received the Golden Award in the Open Category of the 12th Hong Kong Independent Short Film & Video Awards (IFVA), The International Young Film Makers Award of 9th International Film Festival Hanover (2007), and was an official selection in the 14th Women Make Waves Film Festival in Taiwan. Winds of September－the Hong Kong Chapter, High Noon (2008) is her first directorial feature. Click here for more information.
The ECA promotion days were successfully held on Sept 18 & 19. More than 20 ECA groups /clubs set up counters where students could get more information to get a better understanding before choosing an ECA.
The 1st round enrollment result will be announced on Oct 3. Students who are not admitted into any ECA in the 1st round can consider enrollment in the 2nd round, Oct 6-10. Click here for more information.
An iPad workshop was held on September 19 for all new teachers to equip them with skills of using information technology in their lessons. The Principal, Mr. Law, demonstrated some useful apps and the way iBooks can be used to facilitate students’ learning. English teachers, Ms Muriel Weng, also showed how she uses iPads to arouse students’ interest in learning and monitor their progress. Click here for more information.
A group of S6 students joined the Secondary School Mathematics and Science Competition organized and hosted by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in May. The aim of the competition is to promote students’ interests in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The students performed very well. 6L Mark Chan received a High Distinction in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. 6L Gabrielle Chan received a High Distinction in Biology and Distinction in Mathematics. 6L Eunice Cheung received a Distinction in Physics and Chemistry. 6L Regal Tsui received a Distinction in Physics. Click here for more information.
On 11th September 2014 teachers from different Departments attended a briefing session for e-learning platforms conducted by the Suppliers. The session aimed at introducing to teachers the e-learning platform systems. The e-learning platforms have tools like “Flip the Classroom” that allows teachers to conduct lessons according to their students’ needs and learning progress so as to enhance the effectiveness of student learning.
In addition, students can learn complex concepts in a real-world context, relating these to their existing knowledge of the curriculum and their own experiences. It provides an opportunity for independent learning and increases students’ confidence. Click here for more information.
An S1 residential training camp was held for our S1 students from September 3 to September 5, 2014. This three-day (two-night) camp provided a disciplined learning environment that challenges our students both mentally and physically. The camp has become a tradition at the College, helping students to successfully integrate with their classmates as they begin their high school lives. A highlight of the camp was the BBQ and the Parents' Evening on Friday, Sep 5. The first session was a parent's seminar conducted by the College's Discipline Team, which aims to help parents gain a better understanding of the characteristics and the behavioral adjustments required by their child when moving from Primary 6 to Secondary 1. The second session was the Graduation Ceremony of the Training Camp. All the students and parents were having a great evening. Click here for more information.
Our S2 and S3 students visited the elderly with the help of S6 students on 5th September, 2014. The S2 students visited the elderly near our college and the S3 students visited the elderly in Sham Shui Po Fortune Estate. They gave them the Lucky Bags (福袋) and moon cakes so as to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival. Besides, they also helped interview the elderly. Our students had enjoyed a meaningful afternoon by showing their concern and greeting to these seniors. Click here for more information.
In the morning of 1st September, with more than 800 teachers and students gathering at the School Hall, the Opening Ceremony of the 2014-2015 school year was held. Principal Lawrence Law delivered a visionary speech. Alumni Suzanna Kwok, Students 6L Mark Chan and 3T Karis Lam also gave speech during the ceremony. Click here for more information.
Congratulations to S3H Ramanpreet Kaur, S6M Simrandeep Kaur and their mother for winning the Overall Champion in the Top Chef Competition 2014 (Aug 30) which is jointly organized by the Mongkok Kai Fong Association Limited and JPC of Mongkok (Police). Click here for more information.
The S1 Parents’ Information Seminar 2014 was held on 30th August successfully. The aim of the seminar is to introduce the college’s general policies, routines and our expectations on students. In addition, students and their parents can meet their class teachers face-to-face in the classroom. Click here for more information.
Our students again achieved good results in the 2014 Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination. Our rate regarding University Entrance Requirement for degree programmes is 67 %, which is well above the Hong Kong average of 40%. Click here for more information.
The College invited Ms Ma, from the Hong Kong Catholic Marriage Advisory Council, to give a talk on “How to provide holistic care for divorced parents and their children”, for the Staff Development Day on August 28, 2014 to further promote “Care” to our parents and students. Click here for more information.
The College’s Department of Health and Physical Education organized a Basketball Training Tour to Taiwan for sports team members from 18th August to 22nd August, 2014, so as to promote team spirit and enhance students’ basketball skills. Click here for more information.
Student 6L Mark Chan participated in the 4th Asia-Pacific Environmental Youth Forum 2014 which was held in Gyeonggi Science High School for the Gifted in Korea from 27th July to 1st August 2014. In this forum there were 150 students from 11 different countries discussing, experiencing, and presenting their works and ideas upon the subject ‘Education for Sustainable Development’, especially related to climate change, world hunger and traditional knowledge. The participating countries included China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Philippines, Korea, Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Indonesia, India, Malaysia & Nepal. Click here for more information.
The College’s Community Service Team in conjunction with “Hope Worldwide” arranged about 20 S2 to S4 students to take part in a voluntary service tour to Huining, Gansu from 20th July to 26th July, 2014. During the tour, students visited the sponsored students in rural mountain areas and experience their lives. They also visited many scenic spots in Gansu. Click here for more information.
On July 11, 2014, Wendy Mcleod (5R) and Naeem Shahryar (5I) participated in the 2014 English Public Speaking Contest organized by the Hong Kong Baptist University. Over 200 semi-finalists participated in the contest, which was a huge success. The contest has proven to be a valuable learning experience for our students. Furthermore, the training offered prior to the contest has equipped them with valuable communication and leadership skills. Both students displayed exceptional poise and courage in front of the large audience of the contest. As a result, Wendy won the Championship and Naeem obtained the Certificate of Merit at the Grand Final. Congratulations. Click here for more information.
A 5-Day Malaysia Study Tour was held from 6th July to 10th July, 2014. It provided the students with an opportunity to broaden the scope of their thinking beyond the boundaries of classroom settings. Click here for more information.
This year the College was the only High School in the Yau Tsim Mong District to be selected to join an initiative between the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) and the Manchester United Soccer School. As part of the programme, our football teams and coaches received training as to how Manchester United, one of the worlds' top teams, create training standards with the aim of bringing our students 'world best practices'.
Consequently, we have the privilege to be the only school to have Mr Dwight Yorke, a former player legend from Manchester United, to visit us on the 15th of May at 12:30 pm as part of the programme we are currently participating in. Other special guests, Mr Tsang Tak Sing, the Secretary for Home Affairs, and Mr Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, the CEO of the HKJC will also attend the activity and will engage in a mini-football game with our students. Click here for more information.
The 5-Day Osaka and Kyoto (Japan) Study Tour was held from 12th April to 16th April 2014.
The purpose of this tour is for students to:
• learn strategies and policies to protect and develop traditional values, cultures and architecture in Japan;
• explore the development of Osaka and Kyoto as international cities under the challenge of globalization;
• examine waste management facilities and strategies;
• discover the Japanese heritage of Kyoto and Osaka; and
• learn about Japanese cuisines and culture. Click here for more information.
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Hong Kong, held its 12th CILTHK Essay Competition on the topic 'Sustainable development for maintaining Hong Kong International Airport's status as a leading air cargo hub in the world'. Four students from our school won the Merits by expressing their innovative suggestions and ideas on sustainable development related to the Hong Kong International Airport as an air cargo hub. Click here for more information.
On the seventh of December, nine senior form students from the debating team participated in the 'CityU Discovery & Innovation Debating Challenge' at City University. It was a whole day event where students were introduced to facilities in the campus including a 3D printer, lectures by professors and a debating workshop. In the afternoon, three of our students competed against St. Mark's school and won. We were the champion in our division and were awarded a trophy and certificates in the award ceremony.
Debaters in the competition included: Ravleen Sidhu (4S), April Berago (4R), and Bhupinder Sigh (4S). The best speaker was Ravleen.
The motion of the debate was that "Occupy Central and similar movements do more harm than good".
Our school was the affirmative team.
Other participants included: Sristi Gurung (4R), Himshikha Gurung (4D), Matthew Woo (5M), Eric Wong (5M), Laxmi Limbu (4S) and Sima Limbu (4S). Click here for more information.