Different kinds of activities were arranged for students of different levels, for example, sport demonstration, STEM activity, life planning activity, CUHK business lecture, sex education talk, career talk, ICAC drama and inter-house sports competitions. The activities not only were greatly entertaining to the audience but also helped to promote the holistic growth of students.
To celebrate the festive season, different performances were arranged in the Christmas Programme – performance of Junior Choir and String Orchestra, Advertisement Design Competition Performance from 3B and 3D and Music Fiesta Performance from 3C and 6D. Some students were also the lucky ones who won gifts drawn by our Principal, Vice-principals and teachers in the lucky draw.
The Music Fiesta, organized by Music Association, was fully supported by all teachers and students.
All classes from S1 to S6 participated in the competition and demonstrated their creativity, collaboration and above all, music talents. Their vocal and dancing performances filled the School Hall with laughter and music throughout the two weeks!
The winning classes of Senior Forms and Junior Forms are going to perform their wonderful shows again at the Christmas Programme.
A full house attendance was recorded for the admission talk with over 1,000 primary pupils and their parents eager to know more about the school features and the admission mechanism. Before the talk, the visitors toured around designated spots of the School and took part in the activities prepared for them. This enabled them to understand better the work done by the School to promote the holistic growth of our students.
About 60 parents, students and teacher participated in the Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital (PYNEH) Charity Walkathon and Carnival 2017 for generating donations for improving the services of the hospital. In the walkathon, a donation of $7910 was collected from 30 families in our school. While the walkathon was going on, the string orchestra of our school had an outdoor performance in the carnival.
68 secondary schools nominated altogether 125 students to participate in the selection. It is encouraging to know that Yeung Tai Kiu (S5B) became one of the 10 Hong Kong Island Highly Commendable Students in the Senior Group in view of his pleasing performance during the 2 rounds of interviews. The award captured also offers him a chance to take part in an exchange tour to China during the coming summer vacation.
We were honoured to have Mr. Tang Wai Kong, Leslie, JP, Commissioner for Census and Statistics, as our Guest of Honour. Apart from presenting prizes and certificates, Mr. Tang illustrated to us the importance of statistics in daily lives through interesting stories. Besides, notables and parents also kindly joined us to share the joy. It was certainly a memorable event, especially to graduates and prize winners.
Parents and primary pupils joined the activity with a view to collecting more information about different schools in the Eastern District. Our booth drew a lot of visitors, who managed to understand the features and admission mechanism of the School more with the detailed feedback of our staff members, parent representatives and student helpers to the inquiries put forward.
Besides announcing that Mr. Leung Sau Chi, BH, JP, second Principal and IMC Manager of our School, passed away on 8 Nov 2017, the Principal stressed in his speech the importance of the attitude of a student in improving his academic performance. The speech was followed by a S.T.E.M talk co-organized by MTR and Junior Achievement Hong Kong. Representatives from MTR introduced how MTR lines and stations were built. Also they shared how S.T.E.M. skills were applied in the process of making MTR stations environmentally sustainable, accessible to the community, and user friendly.
Different activities at different destinations were arranged for students – orienteering and ‘Park Experience’ guided tour at HK Wetland Park (S1), adventure-based activity and on-site activity at PLK Jockey Club Tai Tong Holiday Camp (day camp) (S2), EDB Mainland Exchange Programme to Dongguan for Junior Secondary Students (S3), leadership training day camp at YMCA King’s Park Centenary Centre (S4), war game (S5) and class activities at various outdoor destinations (S6). The activities provided student-centred life-wide learning experiences which helped to promote the holistic growth of students.
The assembly started with the Principal’s speech, in which he stressed the importance of keeping integrity and commitments to others. The Principal also highlighted different celebration activities of the upcoming 50th Anniversary. After all, the School Junior Choir presented a musical “The Sound of Music”. Lastly the students participating in the study tours to South Korea and Taiwan shared their experiences in the two places respectively.
Our school team participated the Inter-School Swimming Competition at the Victoria Park Swimming Pool. It was held on the 13 & 19 Oct 2017. There were 35 schools to compete all the events.
We sent 33 swimmers to compete in the game, our C grade girls swimmers performed well in the game, won the 3rd runner-up in the 4x50m free style relay event.
Thanks for the efforts of our swimming team members.