Talk by Ms Wong Wai-fong, Ms Chan YL Elaine & Ms Leung CM Jennie
In the morning assembly of 3rd April, two alumnae, Ms Chan Yin-ling Elaine, Ms Leung Ching-man Jennie and our teacher Ms Wong Wai-fong were invited to share how participating in extra-curricular activities and leadership training programmes have positive impacts on ones’ career planning, resilience and personal development. Currently, Elaine is a Police Clinical Psychologist while Jennie is working as a Senior Immigration Officer at the Immigration Department. Back in the old days, not only were they core members of the Basketball Team, but they also served as student leaders in the Student Association and the Inter-house Committee. In their sharing, they emphasised the need of striking a balance among studies, activities and rest.
Overall Champion – Inter-school Basketball Competition 2018-2019
With passion, hard work and team spirit, our Ying Wa Basketball Team emerged as the overall champion in the Inter-school Basketball Competition 2018 – 2019. Players from all grades A, B and C are applauded for their commitment and willingness to push their own limits.
Overview of results: Overall - Champion; A Grade - 1st Runner-up; B Grade - Champion; C Grade - Champion
Swimming Gala 2019
On 29th March 2019, hundreds of Ying Wa girls, all high in spirits, made their way to the Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Park Swimming Pool and were ready for a day full of fun and excitement. Our Principal, Mr Kwan Hon-cheung Francis, opened the event with words of encouragement for all students while Ms Cara Ngan presented prizes to winners and delivered the closing speech, marking the end of another successful and fulfilling Swimming Gala.
The 4th Secondary School Distinguished Artwork Exhibition 2019
Four Secondary Two to Four students, Weng Amanda (2B), Leung Ching Ching (4C), Mark Wing Tung (4E) and Yeung Cheuk Yi (6A), were awarded the Outstanding Award of the Fourth Secondary School Distinguished Artwork Exhibition 2019 organised by the Cultural and Sports Committee of the City University of Hong Kong. Their artworks were displayed at The City University of Hong Kong as a recognition of their creativity and positive attitude.
Canadian Computing Competition (Hong Kong Contest) 2019
Three S5 students received awards at the Canadian Computing Competition (Hong Kong Contest) 2019. This competition began its history in 1996 in Canada, providing a forum for secondary school students to learn and enjoy programming. Since then, it has extended to other parts of the world.
In the Junior Category*, Lee Cho Man (5D) and Ho Ka Shun (5C) were awarded the Certificate of Distinction and the Certificate of Merit respectively. In the Senior Category*, Cheng Tsz Ying (5E) was awarded the Honorable Mention.
Talk by Ms Kwong Ho-ka Annie
Ms Kwong Ho-ka Annie, our English and English Literature teacher, was invited to share in the morning assembly on 27 March. Ms Kwong focused on students’ learning and encouraged them to think more through reflections and questioning in order to explore the potential of the brain. She also encouraged students to step out of their comfort zone as the school always provides a safety net for them to learn through making mistakes. At the end, Ms Kwong invited two junior form students to share their learning experiences through public speaking and note-taking. In the Principal’s remarks, Mr. Kwan encouraged students to be courageous to grab every opportunity to explore their potentials and to shine.
Cathay Pacific 2018 Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards
Organized by the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (Federation) and subvented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and Cathay Pacific, the Cathay Pacific 2018 Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards Ceremony was held on 26 March to recognise the outstanding performance of Hong Kong athletes. Our student, Vivien Chiu (趙蕙芸), was awarded the Hong Kong Junior Sports Stars Awards. Vivien was grateful that the school, teachers and her peers have always been supportive of her.
New Campus Opening Service cum Induction Day
To mark the momentous occasion of the opening of the new campus, two services were held respectively on 21 March (S4-5) and 22 March (S1-3) as we embark on a new chapter in our journey to provide better learning and teaching environment to students. In the services, Mr. Kwan thanked all Ying Wa members for their hard work and dedication in the redevelopment project and highlighted some interesting details of the school design.