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  1. Book celebrates Maryknoll's 80 years at heritage-listed campus

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Surrounded by lush greenery, the European-styled redbrick building of Maryknoll Convent School is a famous landmark in Kowloon Tong. Over eight decades, it has been a haven ... the book's editor and vice-chairperson of the Maryknoll Convent School Foundation, said the book was a collaborative venture among students and alumni. 'They wrote about their unforgettable ...

  2. Maryknoll's sister act

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... in the garage. As the demand for education grew, more space was acquired on nearby sites in the following years. That kindergarten laid the foundation for Maryknoll Convent School (MCS), one ... with La Salle College, with students taking certain classes in the other school regularly. 'I heard recently somebody talk about the liberal Maryknoll Convent School, I guess it's ...

  3. Maryknoll school celebrates listing of its historic campus

    Posted Jan 26th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong, Vivienne Chow

    ... Kowloon Tong's Maryknoll Convent School building will join the government's list of declared monuments. Development Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor announced yesterday ... the Maryknoll Convent School building as a monument,' said Sister Jeanne Houlihan, chairwoman of the Maryknoll Convent School Foundation Council. 'It has been a grade three historic building ...

  4. Historic Maryknoll school to celebrate monument status

    Posted May 17th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow A thanksgiving Mass and an open day will be held today at Maryknoll Convent School to celebrate the formal declaration of the historic campus as a monument. The government ... of Maryknoll Convent School's primary section, said everyone at the school was happy that the campus had finally been declared a monument. The school was established in 1925 by the Maryknoll ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Teaching was always passion for Maryknoll nun

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 04:51pm by Ruby Leung

    ... Ruby Leung Sister Jeanne Houlihan taught at Maryknoll Convent School for 56 years Sister Jeanne Houlihan devoted 56 years to working as a teacher, supervisor and principal at Maryknoll ... the establishment of Maryknoll Convent School with five more schools and a hospital in the city, and also help lay the foundations for Hong Kong’s social welfare system. Houlihan, who served as principal ...

  6. Inquiry on Maryknoll tree felling sought

    Posted Aug 17th 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The Ombudsman has been urged to investigate whether government departments and a senior official were negligent in allowing the felling of an old pine tree at Maryknoll Convent School. Civic Party legislator Tanya Chan lodged a complaint with the Office of the Ombudsman yesterday, saying that the Antiquities and Monuments Office, the Leisure and Cultural Services ...

  7. If you could be teleported anywhere you wanted to, where would you go?

    Posted May 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Convent School I've always been curious about the moon, so if I could be teleported anywhere, I would go there. I can't go by spaceship as I am not an astronaut. I can go anywhere ... Lauren Engel, 16, Island School Maldives. I would have to say, at times I imagine myself relaxing on the beach, a softly whispering breeze passing by, the sun shining on my back, digging ...

  8. Ombudsman call on Maryknoll tree

    Posted Jul 31st 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung A legislator is to lodge a complaint with the Ombudsman after the government decided not to prosecute Maryknoll Convent School yesterday for carrying out drainage work, ... in March that the Kowloon Tong school, a declared monument, had failed to inform the Antiquities and Monuments Office about the removal of its 70-year-old Norfolk Island pine a month earlier ...

  9. Education: five As

    Posted Jul 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... It is important to leave a little breathing space. For every three hours of study, I relaxed for half an hour Suzanne Yip Shuk-ching (5As) Maryknoll Convent School It is a tough,long road. Without the help of my family, teachers and friends, I could never have made it Stephanie Leung Lok-yan (5As) Belilios Public School The trick is simple. Just prepare before school, do revision ...

  10. Wait finally over for Primary One

    Posted Jun 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... parents were jubilant, others celebrated modestly. One couple, whose daughter was accepted into Maryknoll Convent School, said they thanked God for the result. Many were just relieved ... There was elation and sadness among parents across the city yesterday as they learned which school their child had been allocated to for Primary One. 'This is the happiest time ...




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