WEDNESDAY: Today I have to meet some senior staff members. The meeting is mainly preparatory work for Form Three students. All Form Three students must choose either arts, science or commerce for their next year's studies. We will have to advise them on which stream to choose. But before that, we have to draw up guidelines for the teachers. We hope the pupils will be able to make the right choice, helped by our suggestions. Our guidelines should be very clear. THURSDAY: Today should be a quiet, enjoyable day. I have no meetings, no assembly and no major administrative work. But I have my Cantonese class at lunch time, which I enjoy very much. Besides learning Cantonese, I also learn a lot about my pupils. I have been in Hong Kong for 32 years, but my Cantonese is still not good enough! FRIDAY: I have to conduct two sessions of our 'opening service', for senior and junior students. These are programmes we run twice a year, at the start and at the end of each school year. The staff and students gather to pray for help and guidance, as well as for hope and strength. Everyone needs hope in life. Students need hope, they always say 'give me one more chance' when they know they are going to be punished. The problem of student suicides would disappear if students were taught to seek hope from God. MONDAY: A talk will be held for Form Three students taking the open examination for upgrading to Form Four this year. Students who fail in the exam, or who do not qualify for Form Four here, will be transferred to another school of a lower academic standard. Our responsibility is to explain the system to them. We also have to advise them on how to draw up a list of preferences for other schools. TUESDAY: The school is busy preparing for the annual athletics meet which will be held on Friday and next Monday. The students who are members of the cheer squad are busy with rehearsals. I will be going down to the playground to give their spirits an extra boost. I probably will not take part, as I feel too old for sports!