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Queen'S College

Super 5 blitz new exam

More than 70,000 Diploma of Secondary Education examination candidates received their results yesterday. In the new examination, passing with flying colours no longer means scoring straight As, but straight level 5s.

Saturday, 21 July, 2012, 12:00am

High fives for top-scoring students

For the first time this year, the city's top students can literally call themselves stars.

Two pupils from the elite Queen's College boys' school were among the five citywide to reach the new benchmark for excellence - 5** in seven subjects - as the first Hong Kong Diplomas of Secondary Education (HKDSE) were handed out.

21 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

The fear of daily challenges

The Arts Ambassadors-in-School Scheme is organised by Hong Kong Arts Development Council. It encourages students to share the fun of arts and take their passion beyond campuses and into the larger community.

9 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Schools of thought

Less than one month is left for the public to submit their ideas and opinions about what should be done with the 6,000 square-metre site bordered by Hollywood Road and Aberdeen, Staunton and Shing Wong Streets, just west of Central.

The site, which has sat empty for 15 years, was the location of the Asiatic Police Quarters (later named the Police Married Quarters) from 1950.

27 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

That's me!

Luk Mo-ping, 75, points to a school photo of himself when he attended Queen's College in Causeway Bay in 1950. The photo is part of a collection of school memorabilia on display to celebrate the college's 145th anniversary.

20 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

History is inspiring and relevant

Many Hong Kong students believe studying history is a waste of time.

They say the subject deals with obsolete events that do not help improve our modern world. But this is wrong.

History is inspiring and relevant. By looking back at what happened around the world, we can learn how the modern world was shaped.

6 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Leaders of the pack

Chia Chi-fung, Queen's College, 16

'Reading a newspaper is helpful in getting good grades in language subjects. It enhances your comprehension, writing and analytical skills.'

So Yat-hin, St Joseph's College, 16

9 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Delight and discontent as school places announced

More primary children assigned first choices this year

Tears of joy rolled down Winsie Ho's face yesterday when she learned that her son had been offered a place at their dream school - Queen's College, a traditional elite school in Wan Chai.

11 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Stars of the day

Hong Kong

Queen's College

Andy Kwok Ka-hang, Brian Liu Wui-hang, Lam Tin-lok, Lawrence Yu Lok-lun, Chan Yuk-fung, Chiu Chun-wai

St Paul's Convent School

Joanne Lau Hui-ting

St Joseph's College

Lau Chi-ho, Pak Wai-lun

St Paul's Co-educational College

10 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Elite school pupils admit robbery bid

Queen's College youth threatened herbalist with cutter and covered his mouth with chloroform towel

Two underachieving Queen's College pupils yesterday admitted conspiring to rob a Chinese herbalist at knifepoint.

Mak Chi-ho and Chan Pak-kit, both 16, appeared in District Court hours after receiving disappointing HKCEE results.

10 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Have your say

Private centres can never replace school

A lot of students attend tutorial classes after school or at weekends. Some of them rely too much on the extra lessons and neglect their school work. The trend is worrying because these students have got their priorities mixed up.

10 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Yau-yin has eyes set on Olympics

Name: Wong Yau-yin

School: Queen's College

Year: Form Five

Sport: Basketball

25 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

QUOTES OF THE WEEK

'The HKCEE is just a small test in life, there are even more [tests] in society, so grasp every opportunity to learn.'

Queen's College student Ho Kam-fai, who scored 10 A grades in the exams

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'I led a rock 'n' roll lifestyle.'

14 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

The Wright approach proves a winner

Queen's College held its annual Swimming Gala at Victoria Park pool recently.

Wright House won the overall title and the champion cheering award for a second successive year.

Ng Ho-wang of Wright House won three Grade C gold medals and broke the 200-metre breaststroke record.

11 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Loyal library visitor wins a certificate

Queen's College student Tsang Tsz-kiu made it into the records book last week when he was named the '10-millionth reader' of the Hong Kong Central Library since it opened on May 17, 2001. He received a certificate from Choi Suk-kuen, acting director of Leisure and Cultural Services.

26 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

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