WONG MEI-SZE USED to frequent the Mongkok club where 13-year-old Chek Wai-yin hung out just before she died last month after taking a cocktail of hallucinogens. The 22-year-old was about the same age when she got her first taste of drugs - from friends at a disco.Friday, 25 August, 2006, 12:00am
If your child is heading to secondary school there are particular issues to consider:17 Jun 2006 - 12:00am
Hong Kong's image as a business centre powered by a relentless drive for profits is one that fails to give due recognition to our lively arts scene. Nor does it recognise the flows of public, and increasingly private, money that sustains such vibrancy. Now, a $36 million donation by Swire Pacific to the Hong Kong Philharmonic has helped put business sponsorship of the arts in focus.13 Apr 2006 - 12:00am
School anti-stress programmes have received a boost for the coming year.
Thirty-two secondary schools will receive funding from Brand's Health Education Fund - three times the number that received funding last year.
Since it was set up five years ago, the fund has granted about $1.1 million to 33 schools and youth centres in support of healthy activities.24 Feb 2006 - 12:00am
Schools are invited to come up with fun events to help raise funds for Operation Santa Claus, the annual charity extravaganza organised by the South China Morning Post and RTHK.5 Oct 2005 - 12:00am
Where? 2/F East Wing, 12 Borrett Road, Central.
What? Established in 1991, Kely Support Group is a local charity that encourages self-help among young people through peer support. The group offers counselling, peer support programmes, e-mail hotline services (firstname.lastname@example.org), school workshops, and outreach projects for teenagers.18 May 2005 - 12:00am
Where: 2/F East Wing, 12 Borrett Road, Central.
What: Established in 1991, Kely Support Group is a local charity that encourages self-help among young people through peer support. The group offers counselling, peer support programmes, e-mail hotline services (email@example.com), school workshops, and outreach projects for teenagers.6 Mar 2005 - 12:00am
HOW DIFFICULT is it to get 220 teenagers and 40-plus teachers from 44 schools to take part in a camp that lasts 48 hours?
'Is that a trick question?' a teacher friend asked me. 'Because you just don't do that. Unless you are the Scouts association . . . or mad. And in English? It's impossible.'18 Dec 2004 - 12:00am