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South Island School, Hong Kong

City school shuts down Facebook 'secrets' site

City school shuts down Facebook 'secrets' site

"Secrets" sites have spread to the city's secondary schools, raising concern among educators and pupils about the effect of usually private chatter becoming public knowledge.

Wednesday, 1 May, 2013, 12:11pm 1 comment

Don't be unfair or unkind to mainlanders

In the past 12 months, many incidents involving mainlanders have been given wide publicity in Hong Kong.

This has created a negative view of mainlanders who are unjustly criticised by locals.What has caused people to think this way?

17 May 2012 - 12:00am

What got you into trouble when you were a youngster?

Kirsten Leung Lok-yin, 12, Heep Yunn School

19 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

What song best describes your life right now?

Daniel Monteiro, 14, South Island School

21 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Thinking of others

Christmas for Shung Tak Catholic English College is all about giving and sharing. Last month, for the 16th time, the English department took part in Operation Santa Claus (OSC) - the annual charity fund-raising campaign co-founded by the South China Morning Post and RTHK.

6 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

South Island crowned debate winner

Three-time Singtao Inter-school Debating Competition winner South Island School has reclaimed its crown in the grand final of the competition on May 4.

On debate was the motion: The Fifa World Cup games should be broadcast live on free-to-air broadcasting channels.

11 May 2010 - 12:00am

If you could have one superpower, what would it be?

Lauren Engel, 16, Island School

Substance mimicry - the ability to transform into something I touch. With this ability, if I was having a bad moment, I could simply touch something and disappear. I would be able to avoid embarrassing moments and pretend nothing ever happened.

Cathay Chan Chi-man, 16, CCC Kei Chi Secondary School

29 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Vox Pop

I am excited about getting promoted to Form Six because it's a big step closer to university and I feel much more like a grown-up. I'd like to be the head girl of my school because it adds value to my portfolio. I'm glad that as a senior student I won't have to wear a school uniform anymore.

Jojo Chan Hiu-tung, 16

South Island School

4 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Big dream for little F1

A group of South Island School students are under starter's orders to take on the world in a test of speed and marketing skills next week.

The six boys, aged 12 to 17, are taking part in the finals of the F1 in Schools competition in Malaysia, where they will be fighting over full scholarships to study automobile and motor sports engineering at City University London.

15 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

South Island School's senior students combine fun with charity

Tennis player, kendoka, judoka, diver ... this was not a walk down the corridors of a sports centre - it was Dress Differently Week in South Island School (SIS).

19 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Students mingle for a week

Swapping classrooms encourages pupils from St Anthony's Primary Schools to learn at South Island School

A week-long encounter between an international secondary school and a local primary school has been a fantastic and unforgettable experience for both students and teachers.

20 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Window on Hong Kong's dark side

A former South Island School student has been named the 2006 Observer Student Photographer of the Year.

Stephen Kelly says it was his determination to capture the perfect shot that won him the highly regarded award, and GBP2,000 (HK$30,549) in prize money.

17 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Beijing students lost for words at South Island School

Attending classes at the South Island School was an eye-opener for a group of elite students from one of Beijing's best schools.

18 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Tight tussle for pool supremacy

The inter-school swimming championships step up a level today at the Kowloon Park pool when Division Two titles will be fought out.

A feature of today's events will be the clash of the 'islands', when boys from Island School, West Island School and South Island School battle for glory.

17 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Total passes magic million

Cheques flooded in to the Operation Santa Claus coffers yesterday, pushing the total past the million-dollar mark to $1,079,520.

Members of the public donated $97,850 with special thanks going to South Island School middle section, which raised $3,000 through a sponsored swim.

14 Dec 1999 - 12:00am