Inauguration of Prefects 2019
The investiture of the 69 students elected as prefects for the school year 2019-2020 took place in the morning assembly on 4 September. In the inauguration speech, the Head Prefect and the Deputy Head Prefect pledged on behalf of the Prefect Board to serve the school with a humble heart. Prefects are responsible for maintaining discipline in school to ensure an environment conducive to learning. The Good Class Scheme was introduced and classes are reminded to be punctual for lessons, to maintain good discipline, to read more extensively and to keep the school campus clean.
Opening Service 2019
To begin the new school year 2019-2020, the Opening Service was held at Silcocks Hall on 2 September. Our Principal, Mr Kwan, shared with teachers and students his summer trip to the United Kingdom to visit Miss Evelyn Jenkins, our former Principal from 1967 to 1972. He also updated students and teachers the progress of the Breezy Path Campus and ended the Service with hymns and prayers, wishing Hong Kong strength and courage in overcoming all the difficulties and challenges ahead.
Service Tour to Sichuan (Red Cross)
Six students from the Hong Kong Red Cross Youth Unit 11 joined a service tour from 21st – 27th August 2019 to Sichuan. The trip aimed at visiting the elderly and youth who had survived the Sichuan earthquake in 2008. In the tour, participants interviewed the locals in order to have more comprehensive understanding towards the recovery of Sichuan and the connection established between Hong Kong and Sichuan since the earthquake. The tour was fruitful as students could also learn the culture and tradition of Sichuan through workshops such as local dance, musical instruments and painting etc.
CUHK Jockey Club Children Eye Care Programme
Nineteen S4 - 6 girls volunteered in a meaningful programme on 3 Aug by assisting some children, aged 4 to 6, to take comprehensive eye tests. This CUHK (The Chinese University of Hong Kong) project (2018-21), funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club (JC), is a scheme that aims at safeguarding the eye health of all primary school students. Our alumna-eye specialist, Dr Emily WONG, is also a volunteer of the Programme.
Science trip to France
Six S4 students (2018-2019) from the Aerial Photography and Technology Team won the Champion and the Innovative Design Award in the “Social Innovation • Community 4.0 Competition”, which was held by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS). The team was offered an opportunity to visit social innovation startups in Paris from 27 July to 3 August. In the tour, the team discussed social and environmental issues in France with leaders of different enterprises. Not only did they observe their operations and facilities, but they also explored an array of pioneering solutions in France. The team learnt how recycling could be incorporated in their everyday life. They also realized that people-oriented concepts and daily observation were th
鄭芷盈同學 (五戊班) 於二零一八年十二月參加香港電腦奧林匹克競賽，獲得初級組金獎，並以優秀表現獲邀加入香港電腦奧林匹克競賽精英訓練隊，接受「解難及編寫程式」培訓，備戰外地賽事。 鄭同學於一九年七月十四日至十九日代表香港前往廣州市第二中學參加全國青少年信息學奧林匹克競賽。 是次活動機會難得，鄭同學及同行的青少年代表可以跟全國選手互相切磋，獲益良多。
Prize Presentation Ceremony & End-of-term Service 2019
The Prize Presentation Ceremony was held on 15 July. Many awards and certificates were given out to students in recognition of their accomplishments in both academic pursuits and other activities throughout the year.
The school term drew to a close on 17 July with the End-of-Term Service held in the morning. Our principal, Mr Kwan Hon-cheung Francis, delivered an invigorating speech on the performance of three distinguished S6 graduates in different aspects. He urged all Ying Wa girls to remain humble at heart when striving for the best and embrace the core values of Ying Wa.
Annual General Meeting of Student Association & Inter-house Committee 2019
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the 70th Student Association (Nexus) and the 28th Inter-house Committee (Syzygy) was held smoothly on 15 July. The new style of presentation, reflecting on the learning process through organising activities and pondering on further improvement, was appealing to both students and teachers. Thanks to the advisors of Nexus and Syzygy, all events were completed successfully. Students indeed enjoyed a very fruitful school year.