The Seventh Sham Shui Po School Arts Marathon 2019
Nine Secondary Five and Six Visual Arts students participated in the Students’ Visual Arts Exhibition of the Seventh Sham Shui Po School Arts Marathon 2019 at the Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre from 12 to 17 March. Their excellent artworks in a great variety of media, such as linocut, ceramics, watercolour on paper, ink and pen on paper and acrylic on canvas boards, were displayed in the exhibition. It was a precious opportunity for our visual arts students to share their work with the public.
Joint-School DSE Visual Arts Mock Examination
A total of 49 visual arts students from St. Louis School, St. Stephen’s College, Kowloon True Light School and Ying Wa Girls’ School took part in the Joint-School DSE Visual Arts Mock Examination (Paper I). Thanks to all VA teachers of the schools mentioned, students could be better equipped for the public examination, such as the necessary examination skills, strategies and proper etiquette expected.
Draw HK Community Art Project
Fourteen visual arts students participated in the Draw HK Community Art Project organised by the Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation. Students attended workshops by local artist Ms Karen Pow in January 2019. In addition, students took part in on-site mural painting in March at PMQ Marketplace & Courtyard. They enjoyed the valuable experience in transferring their unique design on a brilliant blue wood panel and painting decorative patterns. It was indeed a fascinating and fruitful experience to learn visual arts outside the classroom.
Last Day in Decanting Campus of Sham Shui Po
In February, Ying Wa was buzzing with excitement, eagerly anticipating the “Big Move” back to the Robinson Road campus and looking forward earnestly to a brand new page in our history.
Champion - The HKFYG English Public Speaking Contest
Rudaba Rubaiyath (S3) took home the Champion in the Grand Final of the HKFYG English Public Speaking Contest, jointly organized by The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG) and the English Speaking Union (Hong Kong). In her winning speech, she analysed reasons why Hong Kong people had become less happy in recent years and gave tips on how we could live a happy life.
The contest aims at enhancing young people’s public speaking and communication competences, as well as their abilities to think critically.
Exchange Programme with South Korean Youths
The History Department of Ying Wa Girls’ School, together with the Extra-curricular Committee of Ying Wa College and the Youth Exchange Unit of The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG), joined hands together to organise an exchange programme with Korean students on 23rd February at the HKFYG Leadership Institute at Fanling. The site of the HKFYG Leadership Institute is the former Fanling Magistracy, which was revitalised as a base for the HKFYG to train youth leaders of Hong Kong now. In the exchange programme, selected students of both schools went on a guided tour to understand the roles played by the former Fanling Magistracy and Hong Kong heritage.
High Achievers’ Award Ceremony 2019
The outstanding accomplishments of students in both academic and non-academic fields were recognized at the High Achievers’ Award Ceremony on 20th February. Students from S.1 – S.5 with outstanding academic results received recognition for their diligence and dedication to their studies. They are indeed exemplars of their peers. Students’ achievements in other areas such as computer programming and current affairs were also recognised at the Ceremony.
Farewell Assembly 2019
A Farewell Assembly was held on 15th February which was the day before the last school day of the graduating classes. The S6 melted our hearts with their words of gratitude for teachers, schoolmates and all members of Ying Wa. Our Principal, Mr.