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30 July 2017

STEM in mBot 2017

A team of four S1 & S2 students participated in a robotics competition, “STEM in mBot 2017” (第二屆 – 機械人大決戰 - 「創客挑戰」) and was awarded the 1st runner-up. The objective of the competition was to design creative robots for elder care in the future. The team built the robot, “Carebot – Fit to live”, which is able to display temperature and humidity, and detect fire and gas leakage to keep the elderly safe. In addition, Carebot is programmed to encourage senior citizens to exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Team members 1A Mui Nga Yee Andilia 2D Lee Chau Yee 2E Lam Hiu Yau 2E Lam Hiu Yu
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16 July 2017

Okinawa Tour with 20 Awarded Tickets

The Civic Education Committee and the Global Exposure Committee joined hands to plan an itinerary in Japan, in a competition organized by Hong Kong Airlines. Ying Wa was among the 150 shortlisted schools / NGOs, and won 20 return tickets to Okinawa, Japan. An exchange tour was held from 16 to 20 July with the themes of nature and foreign influences and the impact of WWII on Okinawa. A visit to a local secondary school was arranged to deepen students’ understanding of the Okinawa culture.
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14 July 2017

EIE Robotic Challenge Junior 2017: Robot Hunter

Four S4 students participated in a robotics competition which was held by the Department of Electronics & Information Engineering Department (EIE), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  Our team won the First-Class Prize, showing that girls can excel at robotics.  The EIE provided workshops for participating students to develop their robots. Students learnt about the electronic circuitry inside a robot, including the skills related to designing, 3D-printing and programming.  This activity helped develop students' creativity, enhanced their problem solving skills and stimulated their...
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11 July 2017

Full Scholarship to study at Oxford University - Ms Ma Ming-yan Carissa

Ma Ming-yan Carissa, a S6 graduate of Ying Wa in 2012, completed her undergraduate study with outstanding results in the Department of English of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.  She was on the Dean's List in 2013, 2014 and 2016, and recently awarded the Esther Yewpick Lee Millennium Scholarship 2017 to pursue a postgraduate degree, Master of Studies in English Studies, at Somerville College in Oxford University.  In a recent interview with Ming Pao, Carissa shared about the importance of developing a habit of reading to learn a language well.  She was a keen writer and...
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7 July 2017

BOCHK Bauhinia Bowl Award Prize Presentation 2017

Chan Samantha of 2C was named the BOCHK Rising Star Athlete 2016-2017. This annual award is presented to outstanding C Grade athletes who have contributed actively to their schools and achieved significant results in sports. Samantha is a promising student, enthusiastic basketball player and the captain of YW Basketball Team (Grade C).
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7 July 2017

第11屆鄭裕彤盃排球邀請賽

排球隊於2017年7月1至3日參加第11屆鄭裕彤盃排球邀請賽(女子中學組),隊員士氣高昂,表現出色,獲得亞軍。個別隊員亦以精湛球技獲獎:中五甲陳靖潼─  最佳攻擊,中五戊祝嘉榆 ─ 最佳攔網,中五戊林禧婷 ─ 最佳托球。
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6 July 2017

Ms Tang Ho-ling Helen

Ms Tang Ho-ling Helen, a YW S7 graduate of 2010, is a composer and music arranger for film, television and video games.  Now, she is pursuing a Master's Degree in Scoring for Film, Television and Video Games at the Berklee College of Music, Valencia.  She is also the recipient of the Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong Music Scholarship 2016, the Berklee General Scholarship and the Macau Postgraduate Scholarship.  She recently recorded her musical piece, "Eternity", in London AIR studios with a 50-piece orchestra.  View Tang Ho-ling Helen's musical piece "Eternity...
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30 June 2017

Outstanding Athlete (Volleyball) of Grantham Outstanding Student Athlete Awards 2016-2017

Our school team player, Chan Wing Yin (5A) was a recipient of the Outstanding Athlete (Volleyball) of Grantham Outstanding Student Athlete Awards 2016-2017.  Organised by the Hong Kong Schools Sports Federation, it aims at encouraging Hong Kong athletes to strive for excellence, promote a healthy lifestyle and positive attitude, and cultivate a sporting culture within schools.
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