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.
Our Principal, Mr. Law, and 4 of our students were invited to be the guest of PLK LMC & CWC Joint School Sports Day. 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
On 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.