S5 LS Activity - Sharing by an asylum seeker from Zimbabwe
With the coordination of CEDAR Fund (施達基金會), the Kowloon Union Church (九龍佑寧堂) and the Liberal Studies (LS) Department, an asylum seeker from Zimbabwe was invited to share with each of the S5 class in March as to why he had to leave his home and the kinds of opportunities and challenges he has experienced in Hong Kong. Not only had the guest speaker widened students’ horizon on an unfamiliar topic of seeking asylum, but he had also guided us to reflect on why we needed to show more understanding and sympathy towards different kinds of people. The most impressive was that despite all the uncertainties and suffering that the guest and his family had gone through, he had not lost any faith in God. He mentioned that life resembled staying at different hot
Awards of Hong Kong Physics Olympiad 2020
Hong Kong Physics Olympiad 2020 was co-organized in November 2020 by the Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education, the Education Bureau and the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology. An online ceremony was held in March 18, 2021. Luo Elysia Songen (5C) and Mak Cheuk Yin (5E) were awarded the Honourable Mention and Third Honour respectively. The prizes recognized their conscientiousness and diligent hard work in studying higher level Physics.
S5 LS Activity: Sharing on issues related to Modern China
With the coordination of CEDAR Fund (施達基金會) and the Liberal Studies (LS) Department, a guest speaker born and raised in the mainland was invited to share her experiences living in Fujian, Beijing, the United Kingdom and Hong Kong with each of the S5 class in March. While there were no face-to-face lessons for a few days, the guest did her sharing with two classes online. Fortunately, she could share with the other three classes in the school. She touched on topics such as cultural differences, one-child policy, two-child policy, women’s status, development of rural areas, celebration of festivals, the online culture and a cashless society in China. It was indeed a valuable opportunity to raise students’ awareness towards contemporary issues rel
Awards of Our Ambassadors “Mommy Light” and “Daddy Light” Celebrating the Lunar New Year － Auspicious Messages / Chinese Costume Design Competition
5 students from S4 to S6 participated in the Our Ambassadors “Mommy Light” and “Daddy Light” Celebrating the Lunar New Year － Auspicious Messages / Chinese Costume Design Competition organized by the Education Bureau. Students and parents learned more about the Positive Parent Campaign through participating in the captioned activity which allowed students to unleash their creativity and welcome the Lunar New Year at the same time.
Yeung Yung (5B) was awarded with Second Runner-up while Cheng Yu Tung (6B), Lo Tsz Ching (5B), Lam Wing Chi (4A) and Weng Amanda (4E) were awarded with Meritorious Prize in the secondary group.
Awards of WhatsApp Sticker Design Competition
11 students from S3 to S6 participated in the WhatsApp Sticker Design Competition organized by Bank of China (Hong Kong). The competition aimed at celebrating the Lunar New Year with friends and relatives through sending festive messages with innovative WhatsApp stickers. Our girls were awarded with eleven merit prizes and the Second Runner-up for the Most Active Participation Prize in the secondary school section.
Details of the competition (Click)
List of Awardees
Christmas Message from the Principal
Dear alumnae and friends of Ying Wa,
2020 has been a tough year. Amid the global pandemic, lockdowns, and social unrest, you may feel stressed or lost at times. You may even find it hard to rejoice and give thanks. Yet, it is important to remember the scripture in 1 Thessalonians 5:18 “in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you”.
We thank our Lord for sending His son Jesus Christ to mankind. His love and promise for us makes Christmas a season of hope and light. We are also heartened by His blessings in our various school events:
Toastmasters Speech Contests 2020-2021
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Toastmasters Speech and Table Topics Contests were held online on December 5 and this first-ever event was a resounding success. The contests are held every year and allow participants of the Toastmasters Youth Leadership Program to demonstrate their communication and leadership skills. This year, there were 35 contestants from S2 to S4 and 7 judges from the Toastmasters International.
Release of the 120th Anniversary School Magazine
The 120th Anniversary School Magazine was released in early December, 2020 to celebrate a momentous occasion in our school’s history. The magazine includes an overview of our school life in the new campus, snapshots of school events and alumnae’s sharing etc. Not only does it capture the present, but it also revives some treasured memories of the past. If you are interested in ordering the magazine to share our joy and pride, please visit our anniversary school magazine webpage (Click).