CUHK Jockey Club Children Eye Care Programme
Fifteen Secondary 4 to 6 girls joined a service programme on Nov 20 organized by The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). They helped four to fourteen-year-old children to take comprehensive eye tests. This CUHK project is funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) which aims at advocating proactive and preventive children eye care, with special attention to the under-privileged communities.
Sharing by alumna Xie Shiyun during CSD lessons
The Citizenship & Social Development (CSD) Department was very excited to have invited alumna Xie Shiyun Joanne (Graduate of 2014) to share with classes 5C and 5A on November 17 and 18, 2022 respectively. Joanne shared her experience of growing up in Foshan and working in Shanghai after graduating from YWGS and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Not only did she share the attractiveness and challenges living in Shanghai, but she also gave her personal views of why she opted for living independently there. Pictures of the Shanghai lifestyles, especially its being a cashless city, the modern skyscape and the presence of stylish coffee shops, are overwhelming. Students also showed their curiosity by asking questions such as th
Champion of HKID 2022-2023 C&W Youth First Aid Competition
On Nov 13, the Hong Kong Red Cross (Youth Development Services) of Hong Kong Island Divisional Headquarters organized the First-Aid Competition of Central and Western District. Our Red Cross Team got the Champion with their outstanding performance. The team members and teacher advisors would like to express their gratitude to Ms Pang Shuk Han Pauline (Unit Officer) for her unfailing guidance and support for our Red Cross members.
Members of the winning team are:
3C Chik Sin Ki Venus
4C Kwong Scarlett Yan Yin
5C Ngai Tsz Ching
6B Kwong Yuen Ting Danielle
Talk by Mr. John Terenzini on the Hong Kong Jellyfish Project
The English Department was delighted to have invited Mr. John Terenzini, who is a member of the Royal Geographical Society and environmental scientist, to speak to our S4 and S5 students about his interest in jellyfish. Through Mr. Terenzini’s engaging talk, students got to learn many fascinating facts about these beautiful creatures. They were also introduced to Mr. Terenzini’s passion project which aims to bridge the gap in knowledge of jellyfish in Hong Kong.
In Loving Memory of Mrs Che Leung Ching Yee
It is with great sadness that we inform the passing of Mrs Che Leung Ching Yee (車梁靜儀老師) on October 13, 2022.
Mrs Che first joined Ying Wa as a young teacher in 1975. She left for other aspirations in her career and returned to serve Ying Wa from 1993 until 2015.
Mrs Che contributed immensely not only as a teacher in English, Language Arts and Geography in the junior forms, but also as a dedicated and efficient head of the School’s Discipline Committee and Life Education Committee.