As many as 13 per cent of the second batch of pupils taking the new secondary school diploma course at an elite school have left for overseas studies because some lacked confidence in the new curriculum, the school's headmaster said.Wednesday, 24 October, 2012, 4:41am
Defending champions suffered mixed fortunes in the finals of the Hong Kong Inter-school Basketball Marathon earlier this month.17 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
As the Chinese proverb goes, 'harmony is precious'. When I was small, my mum taught me how to forgive, tolerate and accept others, as these are the keys to harmony. And harmony is the key to a better world.26 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Debating and persuasive speaking are important parts of students' education as they learn to present themselves and communicate with others.25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Name Maggie Ng Man-ying School Heep Yunn School Grade Form Four Sport Tennis
Maggie, who celebrates her 16th birthday tomorrow, is a member of Hong Kong Tennis Association's high-performance national junior team. Her regular girls' doubles partner is Vickie Ip.27 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
The story of Bonnie Lam and Christopher Chan isn't one you'd read about every day.
Christopher spotted his dream girl in the pages of the South China Moring Post, where she was being interviewed as a representative of her school.17 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
It is said revenge is a dish best served cold. And so it proved for Heep Yunn School. Its girls' beach volleyball team mastered chilly conditions on a moonlit night last Sunday to win the inter-school (Hong Kong and Kowloon Division One/Two) title.15 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
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
Kirsten Leung Lok-yin, 12, from Heep Yunn School, is the winner of the latest round of the Brain Game. She wins a Philip B haircare gift set worth HK$ 1,380. Congratulations!15 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Jay Lee Seung-jae, 13, Hong Kong International School
If I could go back 24 hours, I would definitely be in my room at about 12 o'clock in the afternoon. One of the features of being a child is being a professional procrastinator - someone who postpones work because of laziness.9 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Hong Kong's reigning schools swimming champions, Diocesan Girls' School (DGS) and Diocesan Boys' School (DBS), both retained their overall titles at the inter-school competition held at Kowloon Park Swimming Pool last week.1 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Schools were for sons. A daughter needed only to learn to be a resourceful and charming wife. That was Chinese tradition.
And in families not rich enough to send all of their children to school, sons became the priority.
Such was the atmosphere when Hong Kong's first schools for girls started.30 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
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
Kirsten Leung Lok-yin, 12, Heep Yunn School19 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
Name Lee Ka-yi School Ying Wa Girls' School Grade Form Seven Sport Squash
Ka-yi, 17, is a member of the Hong Kong junior squash squad.11 Oct 2011 - 12:00am