school news

PUBLISHED : Friday, 07 December, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 07 December, 2007, 12:00am

CCC Kwei Wah Shan College

The school has set up an English Corner for students to learn and use the language in a fun way. Students play interactive online and board games, and in the process, improve their English standards.

Their teacher, Ms Kim, gathers students at the English Corner every Tuesday and Friday and they discuss different topics.

They are determined to improve their pronunciation and speaking and listening skills. Besides, student ambassadors organise English games and quizzes for junior formers.

The English Corner also has a bookshelf filled with novels, magazines and articles. Students are encouraged to read them or borrow them during lunchtime.

The students enjoy spending time in the English Corner, which is helping them to boost their language skills.

Dora Ko

Hotung Secondary School

Diligence House won the overall championship at the school's 55th anniversary Swimming Gala held at Victoria Park Swimming Pool on October 23.

Venessa Yiu Tsz-hei was the Grade A individual champion; Ho Pui-yan and Chua Yee-ling were the joint champions for Grade B; and Zhang Xiaolei clinched the Grade C championship. Each of them won three gold medals.

Venessa and Xiaolei also broke five records.

The principal, Wong Yin-ling, was happy with the success of the swimmers. She encouraged students to put more effort into the sport.

Guest-of-honour Alexander Mak, centennial governor of Rotary International District 3450, presented the prizes. He congratulated the students and urged them to maintain the school spirit.

SKH Tsoi Kung Po Secondary School

The school held its 21st annual athletic meet at Hammer Hill Road Sports Ground on November 6 and 7.

The meet began with an address by the principal, Miranda Lai Lee Kwan-tai. This was followed by the athletes taking an oath of sportsmanship.

A total of 486 athletes from the five houses took part in the track and field events. There was keen competition as they battled for the biggest prize - the overall championship.

Dressed in their house colours, the cheering teams inspired the athletes and the stadium was filled with a festive atmosphere.

The school also organised a Primary Schools Invitation Relay and an Olympic Walking Race which featured about 100 teachers, parents and students.

Chow Siu-ngor, a member of the school council who presented the prizes, recalled the inspiring story of American Olympic champion Carl Lewis and urged students to try their best at all times.

Green House were the overall champions, winning the Tsoi Sai Hi Cup.

The Old Boys' Relay Team won the PTA Cup.