Lasallian Educational Institutions

Free school supported by Hong Kong professionals proves a big success in Shanxi

Free school supported by Hong Kong professionals proves a big success in Shanxi

Hong Kong entrepreneur Tam Man-chi, a keen photographer, never had such a rapturous reception as when he visited Fengcun village in Shanxi province. He was there at Easter to view the Bo Ai School, a free boarding facility for primary pupils he helps support.

Saturday, 25 August, 2012, 8:24am

National lessons won't skirt the sensitive issues

National education with no flinching from sensitive subjects - that is what one primary school principal has promised to introduce in his classes this autumn.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm

Top scorers question objectivity of national curriculum

High-fliers in the new Diploma of Secondary Education school examinations say more discussion is needed before introducing the national education curriculum, which they say could brainwash students about the mainland.

21 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Book-smart boys shine

Boys are generally good at science, and bad at words - says who? Five boys from La Salle College proved that stereotype wrong, winning the Battle of Books inter-school contest last Thursday.

The group of Form Three students defeated other mixed squads, including three-time champion St Mark's School.

28 May 2012 - 12:00am

Know your subject

Taking a side on a controversial issue is not essential to putting forward a good argument, according to public speaking champion Hubert Cruz.

The Form Five student from La Salle College adopted this approach when he won the senior division of this year's Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG) Standard Chartered Hong Kong English Public Speaking Contest.

19 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Sport runs in La Salle family

La Salle College is a sports powerhouse. Its athletes frequently finish top in inter-school competitions. But it's not just their great track record that amazes rivals. The 'army in red and white' also fascinates with its famed 'La Sallian spirit'.

And it has done so for 80 years. La Salle opened its doors on January 12, 1932.

17 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Unsung heroes

Name Tony Leung Chi-wah School SKH Tang Shiu Kin Secondary School, Wan Chai Grade Form Seven Sport Beach volleyball and volleyball

Achievements

23 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Dragon contest fires top stars of the future

Hong Kong's most promising sports captains and leaders at primary and secondary schools found themselves fighting with dragons last Saturday.

The 201 students formed into 10'national' teams to compete in nine activities during a day-long training workshop at Shatin Tsung Tsing Secondary School.

2 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Athletes score in zoning fight

One property developer has come up with a novel way to overcome planning board resistance: adding a public sports centre to a planned residential project.

22 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Campaign teams

HENRY TANG YIN-YEN

Chairman

David Li Kwok-po, Bank of East Asia chairman, who also directed Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's campaigns for the top job in 2005 and 2007

Senior adviser

Joseph Yam Chi-kwong, former chief executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Secretary general

20 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Fired-up La Salle end long title wait

Many basketball supporters were queuing up outside Southorn Stadium, in Wan Chai, for more than an hour last Friday evening. They were waiting for the Inter-School (Division One, Kowloon) boys' basketball final between frequent rivals La Salle College and Ying Wa College.

13 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Older and wiser

As the longest established school in Hong Kong, St Paul's College has experienced many milestones over the past 160 years. But one principle has remained unchanged - the importance the college attaches to providing students with a comprehensive education, designed to promote all-round development.

5 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Unsung heroes

Name Derick Ho Ho-man School PLK 1984 College Grade Form Six Sport Basketball

Achievements

Derick, 17, is the captain and shooting guard of his school basketball team.

In this year's Inter-school Basketball Competition (Division One, Kowloon), PLK came second in Group A1 standings and gained a place in the semi-finals.

17 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

school news

SKH Ma On Shan Holy Spirit Primary School

This year our primary school's sports days were held on two consecutive Mondays during October. The first day was cloudy, cool and slightly damp, but on the second day we were blessed with having glorious sunshine.

31 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Whose school is it anyway?

No stranger to controversy, Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun reacted calmly when newspapers revealed the hefty donations he had received from media tycoon Jimmy Lai Chee-ying. But he responded more sharply on Wednesday to an issue close to his heart when he began a three-day hunger strike to protest against a court ruling that ended the Catholic diocese's full control over its schools.

24 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

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