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Interview of the School Principal

Principal Kung Kam Tim was interviewed by Mr. Walter Ng from Hong Kong Economic Journal recently to share the vision and mission of Carmel Secondary School.  Thanks the Lord for His guidance that the School may stand firm on her beliefs from the beginning for the past 50 years.  Principal Kung’s witnesses in the interview were shared in common by all Carmel staff and the School Management Committee.

The article was published on 17 March 2014.  Heartfelt thanks to Hong Kong Economic Journal in consenting to the posting of the said article on the school web page.

Please click here to see the full article.



Junior Writers Awards 2014

Congratulations to Leo Chan Leong Yiu (S1B), one of the top 100 writers of the Junior Writers Awards 2014 (1st Annual)!  The literacy campaign organized by Norton House Global Education Initiative and Senate House Education was one of the biggest and most prestigious writing competitions in Hong Kong and Macau.  It aimed to raise social awareness and self-reflection amongst secondary students.

The Awards Ceremony was held on March 16 at Graduate House, the University of Hong Kong.

Please click the following links:

Lists of winners

Leo’s work



2013-2014 The Hong Kong FLL Robotics Tournament

Congratulations to our school’s Robotics Team who claimed the championship in the “Hong Kong FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Robotics Tournament” held on February 15, 2014. It has been the 8th year for the team to win the Grand Champion Award among 9 years of participation in HKFLL. This year, they won both the Robot Performance Award and the Grand Champion Award.

The competition was organized by the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups. The theme this year was “Nature’s Fury”. As the representatives of Hong Kong, the team will set off for the FIRST LEGO League World Festival 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. from April 23 to 26, 2014.

The team members are as follows:

Tsang Yui Long (4E), Yeung Lok Him (4E), Leung Tin Ching (3A), Mai Ching Yan (3A), Tam Hiu Shan (3A), Cheung Ka Po (3B), Chiu Yat Hei (3B), Choi Nakita Sophia (2B), Hui Cheuk Hei (2B), Tang Hoi Ching (2D).

Photos taken on the day:

http://www.carmelss.edu.hk/gallery/index.php/2013-2014/2013-2014-The-Hong-Kong-FLL-Robotics-Tournament

Reference Links:

US FLL World Festival (http://firstlegoleague.org/event/worldfestival)

Hong Kong FLL (http://ccst.hkfyg.org.hk/page.aspx?corpname=ccst&i=2349)



The 66th Hong Kong Schools Music Festival (March 3 –April 2, 2014)

The school Junior Choir was the Second Runner-up in the Chinese Church Music Choral Competition (aged 14 or under) in the 66th HK Schools Music Festival held on the 18th of March at Tsuen Wan Town Hall.  The competition was organized by the Hong Kong Schools Music and Speech Association.  We also appreciate the great effort of the Intermediate Choir in the Foreign Language-Girls-Intermediate (age16 or under) Competition.  They received the Merit Certificate.  They came fifth among 40 counterparts.

Choir members who joined the Chinese Church Music Choral (aged 14 or under) Competition

Choir members who joined the “ Foreign Language-Girls-2nd Division-Intermediate (Age 16 or under) Competition”



Hong Kong Youth Music Interflows 2013

The school orchestra took part in the Hong Kong Youth Music Interflows 2013. The String Band and Wind Band both claimed the Bronze Award. The guidance of Conductor Mr. So Wai Hung and Mr. So Kei are greatly appreciated. Thanks the Lord for leading the orchestra and rewarding the efforts of the orchestra members.



Kowloon City District Outstanding Student Award 2013-1014

Chan Ka Wah, our 6C student, received the Kowloon City District Outstanding Student Award.  The election was organized by Kowloon City District School Principal’s Liaison Committee.  The prize giving ceremony was held on March 1 2014.



Hong Kong Inter-school Basketball Competition 2013-2014

Congratulations to our school Girls’ B Grade Basketball Team who has participated in Division Three (Kowloon 1) of the Inter-school Basketball Competition 2013-2014. They played well and won the First Runner-Up in Three (Kowloon 1) of the competition. Thanks the Lord.

The team members are as follows:

4E  FONG YING TUNG (Captain)

4E  LAU TSZ YIN

4D  LAW SUET YING

3D  CHAN SUM YI

3C  CHAN CHING NAM

3B  LEE TSZ MAN

3A  YIM KA KI

3A  CHEN WAI YAN SEER

2D  LAM YING TUNG



Earnest Request to Voice Your Objection Again to PolyU Rezoning

 

PolyU has submitted further information to the Town Planning Board without addressing our concerns. Please support the school and object to the application again.

 

Please click here for details

Objection Letter (Please sign and return/submit on or before March 5)

School Objection Letter to Town Planning Board submitted on Jan 16, 2014

 



Achievements of Carmelians recognized by The Student of the Year Awards

The Student of the Year Awards is organized by the South China Morning Post and sponsored by The Hong Kong Jocky Club. The Awards, recognising and rewarding the achievements of senior-level students in six categories, is widely recognized by schools and teachers, regarded with prestige by Hong Kong students. School nominees had to go through rigorous filtering, interviewing and scoring process.

We are proud to have 6E Lau Chin Yan awarded one of the three finalists in the category "Student of the Year -- Community Contributor", and 5D Wong Pui Ling being one of the 20 shortlisted candidates of the category "Student of the Year -- Sportsperson". The two students joined other talented students to attend the grand award presentation ceremony on 1 March 2014.

From S1-6, Chin Yan has been heavily participating in local community causes, working with different groups of people to prove that even the action of one person will make a difference. With ORBIS, she and a team of others successfully put together an entire year's fundraising campaign that contributed meaningfully to helping children with eye disease in China. With more than 300 hours of volunteer work under her belt, she is also the recipient of Community Youth Club's CYC Outstanding Members Award.



Application for the S1 Discretionary Places

 

Information on Making an Application

Application Form

 



Champion of the World Robot Olympiad 2013 (Hong Kong Region)

 

Our school’s Robotics Team had participated in the World Robot Olympiad 2013 (Hong Kong Region) with excellent performance and won the following awards:

 

Category

 

Participants

Awards

Junior Regular Category

S4

Leung Wing Tai,

Tsang Hoi Ming

Champion

S4

Lee Cham Hin,

Tsang Yui Long,

Yeung Lok Him

First runner-up

S3

Cheung Ka Po,

Chiu Yat Hei,

Li Yu Hong

Certificate of Excellence

( 一等獎 )

S3

Chan Siu Ting,

Kwok Yiu Ming,

Mak Chi Ko

Certificate of Excellence

( 一等獎 )

Senior Regular Category

S5

Lam Ching Fai,

Poon Siu Ki,

Sin Tsz Lok

Certificate of Excellence

( 一等獎 )

The Green City Challenge

S1

Lam Cheuk Wing,

Lee Lok Hang,

Wong Lok Ching

Champion

 

S3

Chan Wing Yan,

Chau Kin Hang,

Lai Ka Wai

First runner-up

College Category (Pilot)

Alumni

Ho Tim Yan,

Hui Kai Hoo

Leung Wing Him

Champion

 

Our Champion teams were given the honor to represent Hong Kong to compete in the World Robot Olympiad 2013 to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The Champion and First runner-up awardees of Green City Challenge will join an exchange trip held in Taiwan.

 

WRO 2013 (Hong Kong Region) official website: http://www.semia.com/hk/WRO/

WRO 2013 (Hong Kong Region) Award list: http://www.semia.com/hk/WRO/A_D_L/score.html

Photos taken on the day: http://www.carmelss.edu.hk/gallery/index.php/2013-2014/WRO

 




The 49th Sports Day

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HKSAR Outstanding Students Award 2013

Congratulations to Chan Ka Wah, who became one of the awardees of The Hong Kong Special Administration Region Outstanding Students Award after rounds of selection and was entitled to join HKSAR Outstanding Students’ Union, a platform for the members to further realize their ambition and contribute to society.  At the same time, Ka Wah scooped CLP Centenary Scholarship 2013 from CLP Holdings Ltd.



Learning English Through Short Stories (1)

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Learning English Through Short Stories (2)

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Citi Youth Investment Education Program 2013

S.3 students Wong Kin Sang, Chan Siu Fung and Wu Xuanyu claimed the Best Analysis Team Grand Award of Junior Team in the Program.  They were also awarded the 1st Runner-up of Junior Team based on the final asset value of their investment account.



Annual Concert 2013 Imagery

With God’s blessings, Carmel musicians orchestrated their efforts in the school 3rd Annual Concert on July 5 2013 and offered the audience of about 300 people an evening of impressive and splendid music enjoyment. The theme of the concert was “Imagery” which featured both visual and auditory music sensations to the audience. Other than performance of the school choir and the orchestra, we had band shows and Latin dance performed by teachers and students. Thanks to all who had participated and supported this wonderful event.

Visit Annual Concert Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/annualconcert



First Lego League – World Festival

The Carmel Robotics Team represented Hong Kong once again to compete in the FIRST Lego League – World Festival (FLL – World Festival) in St. Louis, US between April 24 and 27, 2013. The theme was ‘Senior Solutions’ which was to demonstrate how pioneering technology could improve the quality of life for seniors by helping them to be independent, engaged, and connected in their communities. The team ‘VTen” was comprised of eight Form 2 and Form 3 students. The team stood out among 78 outstanding teams from over 69 regions and was awarded the 3rd Place in Strategy & Innovation Award.

US FLL-World Festival Official website (http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/fll/)

US FLL-World Festival Award list



Hong Kong Youth Music Interflows 2012

Our school orchestra participated in the Hong Kong Youth Music Interflows 2012. Both the Wind and String Band performed well in the competitions. Our String Ensemble won the Merit Award in the String Band Contest. And our Wind Band won the Silver Award in the Symphonic Band Contest. Thanks the Lord and congratulations to all the winners!

For member information, please click here.



Hong Kong Inter-school Volleyball Competition 2012-2013

Our Boys’ C Grade Volleyball Team has participated in Division ONE (HK Island & Kowloon) of the Inter-school Volleyball Competition. They played well and won the Second Runner-Up in Division ONE (HK Island & Kowloon) of the competition. Thanks the Lord.

For details, please click here.



National Education

The Social Work Team of CUHK visited our school on May 30.  Students reflected on the "June Fourth Incident" through songs and poems.



Hong Kong School Drama Festival 2012/13 (English Category)

Congratulations to our school English Drama Team who gave a remarkable performance again in the Hong Kong School Drama Festival 2012/13, organized by the Education Bureau and the Hong Kong Art School.

The team won the Award For Commendable Overall Performance, the Award For Outstanding Script, the Award For Outstanding Stage Effect, the Award For Outstanding Cooperation and the Award For Outstanding Performer.

For details, please click here.

The play Asha was performed on March 13, 2013.

Special thanks to their English teachers Mrs. May Wong & Mrs. Esther Leung for their tireless coaching and valuable advice and other supporters who work very hard to support the team in achieving success.

Photos taken on the day:

http://www.carmelss.edu.hk/gallery/index.php/2012-2013/The-Hong-Kong-School-Drama-Festival-English-Category



Cultural Exchange between Carmel and HKUST

8 international students from the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology came to our school for a cultural exchange session with our English Ambassadors on Saturday 20 April, 2013.  They were from very different countries like Finland, Denmark, Germany, Spain, UK, France, Mexico and USA!  They were accompanied by two Fellows from their Hall VII (the iVillage) Professor Neil Mickleborough and Mr Morgan Gadd, Associate Director of Student Life in the Student Afffairs Office Miss Theresa Leung.

About 60 English Ambassadors showed them around our campus, played games and chatted with them.  The fun came to a highlight in the evening BBQ!  Our School Supervisor Professor Joseph Kwan, our Director of Studies Mrs Elina Leung also came to support us!

Photos taken on the day:

http://www.carmelss.edu.hk/gallery/index.php/2012-2013/Cultural-Exchange-with-HKUST-20-4-13



2012~2013 The Hong Kong FLL Robotics Tournament

Congratulations to our school’s Robotics Team who claimed the championship in the “Hong Kong FIRST LEGO League Robotics Tournament” held on February 23, 2013. They won the Robot Performance Award and also claimed the Champion Award.

The competition was organized by the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups. The theme this year was “Senior Solutions”. As the representatives of Hong Kong, the team will set off for the 2012-2013 FIRST LEGO League World Festival in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. from April 24 to 27, 2013.

The team members are as follows:

Leung Wing Tai (3A), Kwok Nok Tsin (3A), Fan Ka Lam (3B), Pong Ching Lam (3B), Sun Man Yan (3B), Yiu Wing Fung (3B), Tsang Hoi Ming (3D), Chan Larissa (2A) and Cheung Ka Po (2C)

Photos taken on the day:

http://www.carmelss.edu.hk/gallery/index.php/2012-2013/2012-2013-FLL

Reference Links:

US FLL World Festival (http://firstlegoleague.org/event/worldfestival)

Hong Kong FLL (http://ccst.hkfyg.org.hk/fll/)



Visit of the Chief Secretary

The Chief Secretary, Mrs Carrie Lam, visited Carmel Secondary School on Dec 3.  During the visit, Mrs. Lam watched demonstration by the School Robotics Team who had competed in the world tournament. There was also exchange between the Chief Secretary and our student leaders.

Press Release and Photos by the Chief Secretary Office :

http://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/201212/03/P201212030543.htm

More photos:

http://www.carmelss.edu.hk/gallery/index.php/2012-2013/CS-visit



Hong Kong Inter-school Badminton Competition 2012/13

Our Boys A Grade Badminton Team has participated in the Hong Kong Inter-school Badminton Competition. They played well and won the Second Runner-Up in Division Three (Kowloon 1) of the competition. Congratulations!

The members are :

5B

Poon Cheuk Hei (Captain)

6E

Choi Ho Man

6E

Sun Hiu San

5A

Chiu Hoi Yin

5B

Chong Yu Wing

5E

Tsang Tin Chak



Hong Kong Scout 93rd group Kowloon Group 25th Anniversary



Hang Seng Cup Best Writing of the Year

Joey Poon (S.4) participated in the 15th Ming Pao Student Reporter Scheme. The article Joey wrote came first among 1000 counterparts. She was awarded the Hang Seng Cup Best Writing of the Year.  Well done, Joey!

Mingpao 2012-10-26



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