La Salle – Pui Ching Programming Challenge 2019
Students from the Computer Programming Team achieved pleasing results in the 4th La Salle – Pui Ching Programming Challenge held on 13 May. The team comprising Ho Ka Shuen (5C), Lee Cho Man (5D) and Cheng Tsz Ying (5E) won the bronze medal while the team of Lee Ching Laam (6A), Ng Sin Ting (6C) and Au Sui Yu (6D) was awarded a merit prize. Teams had to complete as many challenging questions as possible within four hours and contestants were able to apply computer programming skills in a fun way.
All Hong Kong Inter-secondary Schools Lacrosse Competition 2018-19 – Champion
The Ying Wa Lacrosse Team was only formed half a year ago, but with intensive training, the team emerged as the Champion at the All Hong Kong Inter-secondary Schools Lacrosse Competition 2018-19. “Despite making some mistakes at the beginning of the competition, we were able to avoid similar mistakes from happening again in the final round after reflecting on our techniques and strategies. We hope that more new members can join our team,” team player Kwan Sum Yuet (S4) commented after the competition.
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Human Library Activity
'Human Library Activity’, organized by the Global Exposure Committee, was held on 10 May, 2019. Speakers with different backgrounds and experiences were invited to share with the S5 students. Three alumnae, Ms Trista LAM, Ms Carmen HONG, Ms Joyce LEUNG and other honourable guests, Ms June WONG from the Department of Justice and Ms Hollace CHAI from Cedar Fund shared topics including “volunteering all over the world”, “losing at the starting point”, “establishing a social enterprise”, “internet crime and cyber bullying” and “the journey of seeking justice”. All S5 students were invited to join one sharing of their own choice. All talks were thought-provoking, allowing students to reflect on how blessed they are and how they can make thi
NOI 2019 – Cheng Tsz Ying (Hong Kong Team)
Cheng Tsz Ying (S5E) participated in the Hong Kong Olympiad in Informatics Competition in December 2018 and was awarded the gold medal. She was then invited by the organisers, the Hong Kong Computer Society and the Education Bureau, to undergo further training on computational problem solving and programming skills. In May 2019, due to Tsz Ying’s outstanding performance in the selection process, she was selected to represent Hong Kong in the National Olympiad in Informatics 2019 (NOI 2019) from 14 to 20 July 2019 in Guangzhou along with other Hong Kong Team representatives.
Public Speaking (Cantonese) Activity 2019
The Chinese Department and the Civic Education Committee jointly organised a public speaking (Cantonese) activity on 3 May to develop students’ multiple and critical thinking skills. Mr Wong Man-lung, a member of the Chinese Debating Team of The Baptist University of Hong Kong, was recruited to help train students with public speaking skills. Speakers learnt the skills to speak persuasively and constructively. They also learnt how to use different tones and body gestures to catch the attention of the audience. This activity provided an opportunity for speakers to improve their speaking skills and explore different social issues to develop their topics such as the meanings of life, discrimination in society, the courage to make changes and the i
HKCCC Inter-school Badminton Competition – Champion
The Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China (HKCCCC) organised an inter-school sports competition for all the HKCCCC schools and affiliated schools. Our Badminton Team members had outstanding performance and won the following:
List of Awards
Singles – Champion and First Runner-up
Doubles – Champion
Chinese History and Basic Law Quiz (S1 to S3)
The Civic Education Committee and the Chinese History Department jointly organised a quiz for Secondary One to Three students. The quiz tested students’ knowledge on Chinese history and the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Every class sent 3 representatives to attend the quiz and the software “Kahoot” was used to make the quiz more fun and interactive. In order to promote collaborative learning, the audience were allowed to give tips to the representatives to answer questions so they could learn how to tackle challenging questions with their peers.
List of winning classes:
Champions: 1C, 2C and 3C
Global Week 2019 (Album 2)
Global Week, jointly organized by the Global Exposure Committee of YW and Inter Cultural Education (ICE), was held from 24 to 29 April, 2019. Speakers coming from different countries and with different nationalities from ICE attended every S1, S2 and S3 class, sharing topics of “Stereotype and Common Misunderstandings”, “Modern Rites of Passage and Rituals” and “Social Etiquettes” respectively. Not only was the sharing eye-opening, it also gave students a valuable opportunity to interact with guests directly from all over the world.