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Diocesan Boys' School

Interview drills may hurt applicants, says head of Diocesan Boys' School

Ronnie Cheng Kay-yen, school principal. Photo: David Wong

Parents desperate to see their children among the 80 of more than 1,000 applicants who will win a place at the elite Diocesan Boys' School next year won't help their cause by drilling them on how to behave during interviews.

Friday, 19 October, 2012, 3:34am

Who said it?

Amanda Todd

Taking advantage of a family's grief is despicable

Police Sergeant Peter Thiessen on scammers' attempts to exploit the suicide of bullied Canadian teenager Amanda Todd

 

Feel free to ask me any question. We are very transparent now

19 Oct 2012 - 2:12am

Diocesan Boys' School's retiring headmaster enjoyed making changes

Chang encouraged pupils to embrace interesting projects to extend themselves, such as this production of film calledAlma Materlast year.

Terence Chang Cheuk-cheung is exploring new territory now that he has retired as principal of the elite Diocesan Boys' School (DBS). After 40 years as an educator, 28 of them as a school principal, he has gone into business.

23 Sep 2012 - 10:43am

The last bell

'The college offers its pupils a wide variety of extra-curricular activities covering, among other things, community service, physical recreation and the liberal arts, thus ensuring that its pupils come out into the community well equipped to play their full part in its development.'

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Fast and furious marathon challenge

Defending champions suffered mixed fortunes in the finals of the Hong Kong Inter-school Basketball Marathon earlier this month.

17 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Bus fees to double for Diocesan pupils

Parents will have to pay double next year to bus their sons to the elite Diocesan Boys' School.

The school is the latest to be stung by rising bus fees as transport operators, faced with higher fuel costs, seek more lucrative tourism charters.

23 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Veteran headmaster has last laugh

After 12 years at the helm of an elite boys' school, Terence Chang Cheuk-cheung has seen enough 'monster parents' to make even a veteran headmaster cry. Instead, he will have a laugh.

23 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

athlete of the week

Name Damien Ma Chi-wang School Diocesan Boys' School Grade Form Six Sport Swimming

20 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

athlete of the week

Name Ho Tsz-kan School Cheung Sha Wan Catholic Secondary School Grade Form Seven Sport Volleyball and basketball

Achievements

Tsz-kan, 18, is a centre on the Hong Kong youth volleyball squad.

6 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Two thrillers with sparkling shows of skill

Boys from Cheung Sha Wan Catholic Secondary School defended their title in the Grade A final of the inter-school volleyball competition (Division One, Kowloon) at Siu Sai Wan Sports Centre last Sunday.

The Grade A girls' team title went to STFA Cheng Yu Tung Secondary School.

29 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

HK's rising squash stars hold court

Some people may be surprised to learn that the list of top-level squash players in Hong Kong goes beyond icons like Rebecca Chiu Wing-yin and Annie Au Wing-chi. Young Post talked to four young full-time squash players about their careers.

3 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Defeat has silver lining for siblings

Hugo Ho Tze-ho and his sister, Tomato Ho Tze-lok, both finished as runners-up after losing in their respective Grade A finals at the Hong Kong Schools Sports Federation Inter-School Squash Singles Championships.

25 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Spectators revel in Pansy's star turn

This year's Hong Kong Junior Squash Open held at the Hong Kong Squash Centre, in Admiralty, last Sunday attracted a record 532 entrants from nine countries.

Pansy Chan Pui-hei was the star of the final day. The 15-year-old from Sacred Heart Canossian College blew away Victoria Temple-Murray from Britain in the Under-17 girls' final in three straight sets.

19 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Another triumph for Diocesan schools' choirs

Singers from Diocesan boys' and girls' schools have again scaled the height of success.

They have just won three gold medals at an international competition in Germany, following on winning two categories and the top Musica Sacra award at the World Choir Games held in Shaoxing, Zhejiang last year.

21 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Heat is on for Hong Kong athletes

Sometimes athletes must battle extreme weather as well as their opponents. This is likely to be the case at the All China Secondary Schools Students' Games to be held in Bautao, Inner Mongolia later this month.

'At the 2005 Student Games in Nanjing, the temperature exceeded 40 degrees Celsius,' said leader of the athletics team, teacher Wong Chiu-keung.

8 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

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