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Ying Wa College

Underdogs are ready for a big fight

Underdogs Ho Yu College and Primary School in Tung Chung face what some might call a 'mission impossible' on Saturday.

Thursday, 5 May, 2011, 12:00am

Matter of debate gets serious

The Nesta-SCMP Inter-school Debating Competition, which began in 2000, has become Hong Kong's largest debating competition.

The competition, jointly organised by the Native English Speaking Teachers' Association and the South China Morning Post, is sponsored by the Hong Kong Jockey Club.

18 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

All aboard for greater autonomy

The launch of the direct subsidy scheme in 1991 shook up the local school sector, with the new mode of operation giving schools much greater flexibility and autonomy in policy decisions than traditional aided government schools.

13 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Ying Wa, TLLF net handball titles

School teams put in their best effort as they battle for Jing Ying honours

Ying Wa College won the boys' title and CCC Tam Lee Lai Fun Memorial Secondary School (TLLF) took the girls' crown for the fourth time at the All Hong Kong Schools Jing Ying Handball Tournament.

25 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

The Music

The Music

Hong Kong Youth NeoWinds Orchestra

31 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

SLC set to book ticket to handball final

With seven Hong Kong youth team members in their lineup, the boys from Shek Lei Catholic Secondary School (SLC) will be hard to beat in tomorrow's semi-finals of the All-Hong Kong Schools (Jing Ying) Handball Tournament.

SLC, from Kwai Chung, has looked the best team so far, according to coaches.

10 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Should students be allowed to date?

Kevin Kung, 15 Ying Wa College

No, students are too young to date; they don't even know what love is. Many students believe in falling in love at first sight.

28 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Handball champions battle it out

District champions will slug it out for the All-Hong Kong title in the Jing Ying handball competition at Kowloon Park Sports Centre this weekend.

Confucian Ho Kwok Pui Chun College (CHKPCC), the defending boys' and girls' champions, are the favourites.

28 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Records galore at swimming gala

A sense of timing is important not only to competitors, but to organisers.

Ying Wa College's annual inter-house swimming gala was held earlier than usual this year despite bad weather and severe time constraints.

But thanks to the determination of staff and participants it went ahead as planned.

21 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Sixth formers organise trip to mainland

This summer, sixth formers from the Interact Club of Ying Wa College and Ying Wa Girls' School organised an eight-day trip to Siuhing on the mainland.

The purpose of the trip was for students to experience farm life, promote cultural exchange and help needy children.

We planted trees and cleared weeds that hindered the growth of saplings.

13 Oct 2000 - 12:00am

Parents deserve care, respect

Enacting a law to force people to take care of their parents is not reasonable. I also doubt its effectiveness.

Which parents would send their children to jail for breaking such a law? Poor living conditions would not be able to turn a parent's love into hate. Children would never be sued and the law would be ineffective.

5 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

Exco member praises his old school

Education Commission chairman Antony Leung Kam-chung praised Ying Wa College for producing students whose talents had contributed to Hong Kong's prosperity.

Speaking at the school's speech day, Mr Leung said Ying Wa had a 180-year history and students should treasure its accomplishments.

31 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Evangelical encounter

MONDAY: I sorted out correspondence and informed colleagues about my Taiwan study trip last week. In the evening, there was a thanksgiving service and dinner reception at City Hall for prominent evangelist Luis Palau.

11 Jun 1997 - 12:00am