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20-Jul-2012

2012 HKDSE Results
The results of the first year of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education marked an important new event in school life. The school has now gained experience of the challenge and demands of the HKDSE and can apply this experience to improving student performance each year in future. The Pass Rate (Grade 2+) in each subject can be seen in the Table below.


7-Jul-2012

13th Asian Men Junior Handball Championship

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Last summer, 5M CHEUNG Shun Kan Kelvin, 7A LEE Wai Tung, Tony and 6M LEUNG Chun Yin, Ivan participated in 13th Asian Men Junior Handball Championship in Qatar as a member of the China Hong Kong Squad. There are a total of 14 teams such as Japan, Korea, Qatar, United Arab Emirate, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong and so on. The China Hong Kong Team got 11th finally! Well done!

4-Jul-2012

HK A-Level Results 80% of F7 qualify for university
The 2012 A-Level results were released on June 29th. 80% of Tak Sun Form 7 students reached the qualifying standard for university. Subject pass rates were much higher than the Hong Kong average shown in the table below.


1-Jun-2012

TSSS in Alvaro del Portillo Bulletin No. 3

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In the recent Alvaro del Portillo Bulletin No. 3 (2012) published by the Opus Dei, it is our pleasure that our School was mentioned in page 12. (???????????????????(2012)?,??????????(?12?),?????)

31-May-2012

HKSSF Tak Sun 4/58 schools in Sha-Sai district
With the outstanding achievements by our School Teams, our School got the 3rd runner-up in the Overall Results (Boys) out of more than 50 schools in the Shatin and Sai Kung Area. Well Done, Tak Sun boys!

28-May-2012

Douglas LAM outstanding university TA in Canada

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LAM Yat Hymn Douglas (F2 in 2004 – 2005), who is now studying Commerce at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada, recently received the Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Award by the Department of Computer Science which was recognizing his outstanding performance in providing online tutorials and assistance. In addition, with his outstanding academic performances, he was in the Dean’s List. He is now working as a Research Assistant in the Sauder School of Business at the UBC. We wish him a higher level of achievements in the future.

26-May-2012

Slam Dunk Challenge – Basketball with Social Service

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11 students have participated in this programme. They are required to complete a series of social services and participate in a basketball competition (Boys Open Group, 24 teams). In the basketball competition, they finally arrived at 6th place. For the social service, they have to share their feeling in a presentation and they got the 1st runner-up! Congratulations! It is believed that they understood their abilities more through the social service and sports activities, which were important in their personal development.

19-May-2012

TSSS 3rd in HKSSF Grade C Football

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Our Grade C Football Team got the 2nd runner-up this year. We unluckily lost to the Christ College by penalty shot (3:4) after a draw (1:1) in the Semi-Final. However, our students did not lose their faith and finally won over Renaissance College by a large margin (6:0). Well done, Tak Sun boys!

14-May-2012

TSSS champion in HKSSF Grade C Handball

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Our Grade C Handball Team got the championship this year. In the Final, we won Lam Tai Fai College by a large margin (21:6). We scored 99 goals in 5 matches, but lost 38 only! Well done, Tak Sun boys!

7-May-2012

LOUIE Yin Lam (6J) shares his opinions on HKDSE with Hok Yau Club

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6J LOUIE Yin Lam is a participant in the first batch of Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination. Accompanied by Mr. Clement Ng, our Careers Master, he shared his views on the 1st HKDSE Examination in front of media. We wish him success in his HKDSE and university studies.

29-Apr-2012

LO Kai Ho Keith (2002 F7 Graduate) led HK Ladies and got 5th place in the Junior Fed Cup

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LO Kai Ho Keith (F7 Graduate of Class of 2002) led the Hong Kong ladies team to participate in the Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas 2012 Asia/Oceania Final Qualifying, which was held from 24th to 29th April at Victoria, Australia. Keith is the captain of the Hong Kong ladies tennis team and the team finally got the 5th place after beating the 1st seeding team India in their last match. Congratulations to Keith and Hong Kong Team! More information can be found at here.

22-Apr-2012

HKU 100 Handball Tournament

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Our Handball Team was invited by the University of Hong Kong to participate in their HKU 100 Handball Tournament on 22nd April (Sunday) at their Flora Ho Sports Centre celebrating its 100th anniversary. Our team got the 2nd runner-up in the Secondary School Division of this event. Well done!

21-Apr-2012

Awards in the JA Company Programme

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Six students of our school participated as volunteers and performed in the Graduation Ceremony of the Programme held on 21 April 2012 (Saturday). The JA company of our school, Cuisine@HK, received a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award given by the Programme because of their out-of-profit donation rendered to the Hong Kong community. In recognition of our support, in the form of partners, to the Programme, our school was awarded a 'Five-year JA Company Programme School' plaque for commemoration. Mr. George Chan, on behalf of our school, received the plaque from Ms. Vivan Lau, CEO of Junior Achievement Hong Kong.

13-Apr-2012

Easter Serenade (with Redfield College, Australia)

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Redfield College, Sydney, Australia is a brother school of Tak Sun. The Redfield College Wind Band will visit Hong Kong during the Easter Holidays. They came to Tak Sun on 13th April 2012 (Friday) to play a joint musical concert, Easter Serenade, with the Tak Sun Wind Band and OSOSA Music students. The exciting event has enhanced the musical experience of our boys and deepened their friendship with their overseas partners.

31-Mar-2012

TSSS got the 2nd runner-up in the HKSSF Grade B Handball Championships

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Our Grade B Handball Team got the 2nd runner-up this year. We unluckily lost to the PLK CW Chu College by penalty shot (1:3) after a draw (10:10) in the Semi-Final. However, our students did not lose their faith and finally won over Sha Tin Government Secondary School by a large margin (25:8). Well done, Tak Sun boys!

19-Mar-2012

TSSS wins the HKSSF Long Distance Run Championships

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Our C Grade Cross-country Team got the champion among 35 schools. Our A and B Grade also got merit in the event. Some of them performed very well individually. 1T CHAN Christopher Chi Lai got the 1st runner-up and 3W YUEN Cheuk Bun got the 4th runner-up. Well done, boys!

Boys C Ranking: 1st (Champion) (35 teams, Route 4.8 km)
Boys C Individual result (140 participants)
1TCHAN Christopher Chi Lai2nd
2JLAU Sze Tsun25th
1TNG Ho Yin27th
1TLEE King Hang Henry30th

Boys B Ranking: 8th (Merit) (37 teams, Route 5.5 km)
Boys B Individual result (148 participants)
3THEUNG Johnny11th
4TLEE Ka Ho22th
2MMOK Tsz Him56th
3TCHAN Kiu Ching, Darrell79th

Boys A Ranking: 7th (Merit) (34 teams, Route 5.5 km)
Boys A Individual result (136 participants)
3WYUEN Cheuk Bun5th
5PFAN Man Hin30th
5WYEUNG Lok Lai70th
5WWONG Tung Lok Jack75th

19-Mar-2012

Leo Tang (7A) shares A-level tips with South China Morning Post

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The 19th March edition of the South China Morning Post (p. C4) has an article on 7A TANG Cheuk Fung Leo's preparation for Hong Kong A-Level examinations. Leo's preparation helped him anticipate the question of the ASL Chinese oral. Leo hopes to study Earth Science in either Hong Kong or Taiwan. We wish him success in his A-Levels and university studies.

18-Mar-2012

Jonathon PUN won the A.S. Watson Group Hong Kong Student Sports Award

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7B PUN Yiu Chung was awarded the A.S. Watson Group Hong Kong Student Sports Award. This is a prize definitely recognizing their efforts in sports and an encouragement to them to attain a higher standard.

17-Mar-2012

Jonathan Mok plays er-hu live

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Mok Yi Yun Jonathan (Form 7 Graduate of Class of 2010) performed Er-hu (??) publicly at the Shatin Town Hall in his er-hu teacher’s concert “???? ????????”. The house was full and the performance was well received by the audience. Jonathan is now studying his favourite subject Physics at the University of Hong Kong.

17-Mar-2012

Teachers' Professional Experience Sharing Month 2012

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Mr. Tony Lau, our English Subject Stream Master and an Awardee of the Chief Executive’s Award for Teaching Excellence 2009/2010 in the English Language Education KLA, was invited by the Education Bureau and the Quality Education Fund to run a seminar for local English teachers last Saturday in Teachers' Professional Experience Sharing Month 2012. The topic is “Sharing of strategies that can help students develop and organize their ideas in English writing”.

In this Professional Experience Sharing Month, there were only two seminars for local English teachers. More than 100 English teachers from both primary and secondary schools joined this seminar joyfully and questionnaires were administered thereafter. Exactly 92% of the participants found Tony’s sharing professionally useful and pedagogically inspiring. Tony’s teacher-friendly professional sharing is totally in line with the quest of Tak Sun – creating a real EMI school in the territory while nurturing students to be Christian gentlemen with a global outlook.

14-Mar-2012

HK Schools Music Festival: Trombone, Trumpet and Piano Awards

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The School participated in the 64th Hong Kong Schools Music Festival and the results so far are as follows:

Champion in Trombone Solo: 3W CHEUNG Wan Ho, Billy
1st runner up in Trumpet Solo: 2M LAM Yick Chun Gordon
2nd runner up in Piano Solo / Composition: 3T HEUNG Johnny

Congratulations to our students!

11-Mar-2012

Sir Edward Youde Memorial Prizes for Secondary Students

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5J KAN Chun Ting Max and 7B TAI Wang Ngai, Gabriel were awarded the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Prizes for Senior Secondary School Students. This is a prize that will definitely encourage them to attain a higher standard of learning and to further develop their leadership abilities.

4-Mar-2012

South China Morning Post reports on social media and learning in Tak Sun

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Principal Dr. Peter Herbert, and science teacher, Mr. Ricky Tsui were interviewed by the South China Morning Post on how the school uses social media, such as Facebook as a learning platform. Mr. Tsui shared the blog he uses to give online tutorials in science. Students spoke of how they enjoy this way of communicating with the teacher and learning. Mr. Tsui’s science blog can be reached here:
http://www.hksciblog.edublogs.org

28-Feb-2012

Regional Conference of Sister Schools on Student Guidance

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Our Principal, Dr. Peter Herbert and the Director of Tutoring, Mr. Luke Chen attended a seminar in Tagaytay Conference Center with our sister schools from the Asia and Australia region. They were able to share experiences and learn from Principals and Tutors from Japan (Nagasaki SEIDO-Mikawadi School - ???????????????), Australia (Redfield College) and Philippines (Southridge School).

27-Feb-2012

Hong Kong Potential Sports Star LAU Tsz Hong

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1M LAU Tsz Hong has received the Hong Kong Potential Sports Stars Award sponsored by Bank of China. Tsz Hong is currently a member of the Hong Kong Youth Team in Martial Arts and has won many medals in international competitions. This award is jointly organized by the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China. Congratulations to Tsz Hong! More information can be found at this link:
http://sportstar2011.hkolympic.org/new_detail.php?nid=12&language=en

14-Feb-2012

2P Chang Yiu Nam admitted to Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education

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Form 2P student, Chang Yiu Nam has been admitted as a student member of the Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education (HKAGF) in the Mathematics domain. As a member, he is entitled to attend a number of enrichment programs offered by the HKAGE. He will be inducted into the Academy organization on the afternoon of 28 February, 2012. Congratulations to Yiu Nam who will surely make great use of this wonderful opportunity to develop his potential.

6-Feb-2012

AWE School Trip to Kenya, Africa

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V07 Exploring Kenya is another of our school’s successful AWE programme this year. This second group of 18 students saw even more of Kenya’s flora and fauna as well as went much deeper into the culture and society through visits to Ofafa Jericho High School in Nairobi, Kisima Secondary School at 3500 meters above sea level, settlements of such Kenyan tribes as the Massai and Samburu as well as the Kwetu Home for street boys. Students have developed a multi-faceted understanding of the lifestyles and difficulties people are facing. More importantly, most of them were able to reflect on their own lives and some even developed an interest in going back to do volunteer work. All students enjoyed the trip so much and are still talking to date about what they have seen.

4-Feb-2012

AWE School Trip to Spain and Portugal

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Exploring Faith and Culture in Spain and Portugal is one of the well-received AWE programmes every year. This programme brought students to the northern regions of Spain and Portugal. There was a strong cultural atmosphere providing students with a lot of great fun. Students lived in the homes of host families throughout their sojourn in Spain, having plenty of precious opportunities to interact with the students at Colegio Montecastelo, our brother school in Vigo, Spain. In addition to visits to historic places in Santiago de Compostela and Vigo (in Spain) as well as Braga and Porto (in Portugal). The whole group left Hong Kong on 25th January and will come back today. All students had a wonderful and unforgettable experience in the whole trip.

4-Feb-2012

AWE School Trip to Rome

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“Rome: Centre of Civilization & Faith” is one of the well-received AWE programmes every year. This programme provided students with a better understanding of Catholicism and its history and art in the world’s two famous cities: Rome and Vienna. The participants were requested to do a study on the religious art, history and architecture found in these two cities. They selected relevant churches and basilicas and other related structures and came up with a brief report on history, art and faith in Rome and Vienna. The whole group left Hong Kong on 25th January and joyfully arrived home today. They have had wonderful experiences throughout the whole unforgettable trip.

4-Feb-2012

AWE School Trip to Shanghai

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A group of 62 members including 56 students and 6 teachers enjoyed the 5-day trip in our AWE programme “Shanghai Development Tour”. It was enjoyable not only because the members could see how prosperous and modernized our mother country is through visiting some heavy industries and commercial firms, members also enjoy the interaction and enhancing relationship with their peers. We would like to end the passage with a phrase given by a student at the end of the trip when he gave thank to the personnel who helped in the trip, “This is only our first step to understand our mother country. We must take a lot more steps in the future to make ourselves acquaintance with her.”

3-Feb-2012

AWE School Trip to Guangzhou

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3-Feb-2012

AWE School Trip to Cambodia

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“NICAM: Nice Cambodia Trip” is the new AWE programme in this year. This program brought our students to Phnom Penh & Siem Reap. There was highly focused on community service. Students visited Krasang Roleung Primary School in Siem Reap and Andong Community in Phnom Penh, having interaction with Cambodia children, providing house restoration service and materials (e.g. stationeries, clothes & food etc.) to those families. 24 students joined the trip from 31st January to 3rd February, 2012 and got a valuable and meaningful experience in Cambodia.

3-Feb-2012

AWE School Trip to Singapore

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The AWE programme of “V03 Exploring Cultures in Malaysia and Singapore” has been held from 30/1/2012 to 3/2/2012. Many activities were arranged for students in order to let them understand more about the environmental protection and city planning in Singapore; the difference of the education system between Malaysia and Singapore; the multi-racial cultures in both places. For examples, NEWater plant visit in Singapore and school visits in one of international schools in Singapore and one of local schools in Malaysia. Students did experience a lot when they attended lessons with the Singaporean students and communicated with the Malaysian students during the school visits.

3-Feb-2012

AWE School Trip to Vietnam

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“Experiencing Vietnam” is one of the self-organized programme by our school. This programme brought 50 students to Dalat of Vietnam. In that city, we provide a 3-day voluntary service for a minority group (K’Hor), by helping them to build toilets and small houses. On the last day of our trip, we organized a farewell party for all people living there (around 200 villagers), everyone enjoys it very much. All students had a fruitful and unforgettable experience in this trip.

3-Feb-2012

AWE School Trip to Taiwan

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The V01 Digital Taiwan Exposure has finally come to a successful close. With the participation of 44 students and 4 teachers, we have ventured into this Treasure Island not only to explore its beautiful scenery and landscapes but also to witness it technological advancements in the last few decades. As Taiwan being the 'world's factory' of electroncis, students have definitely broadened their horizons by experiencing first-hand the production process of computer devices and gadgets.

3-Feb-2012

AWE School Trip to the Three Gorges

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3-Feb-2012

AWE School Trip to Yunnan

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3-Feb-2012

AWE School Trip to Xian

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3-Feb-2012

AWE School Trip to Guangxi

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1-Feb-2012

TSSS boys meeting Bishop Javier Echevarria, the Prelate of Opus Dei

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20 students and 2 teachers visited Villa Tevere, headquarter of Opus Dei, and met Bishop Javier Echevarria, the Prelate of Opus Dei on the second day of thier trip in Rome and Europe during AWE programme. He spoke briefly of brotherhood and friendship. He encouraged them to pray for him and for the Pope.

1-Feb-2012

AWE School Trip to Spain and Portugal

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"Exploring Faith and Culture in Spain and Portugal" is one of the well-received AWE programmes every year. This programme brought students to the northern regions of Spain and Portugal. There was a strong cultural atmosphere providing students with a lot of great fun. Students lived in the homes of host families throughout their sojourn in Spain, having plenty of precious opportunities to interact with the students at Colegio Montecastelo, our brother school in Vigo, Spain. In addition to visits to historic places in Santiago de Compostela and Vigo (in Spain) as well as Braga and Porto (in Portugal). The whole group left Hong Kong on 25th January and will come back on 4th February. The photos are taken in Portugal. Some 17 students from Colegio Montecastelo joined us in the trip. All the students had a wonderful and unforgettable experience in the whole trip.

20-Jan-2012

HKU SPACE : Tak Sun students pass from Associate Degree to Full Degree
We have been informed by HKU Space that the eight Tak Sun students listed below graduated this year with Associate Degree and are now promoted to Full Degree. We congratulate them on their splendid achievement in such a competitive environment.    

No.

Name

HKU SPACE Associate Degree

Full Degree

1

CHAN Chun-hung Business Administration BBA (Hons) Quantitative Finance and Risk Management : City University of Hong Kong

2

CHU Wai-hin Applied Science in IT BSc (Hons) Computer Science : City University of Hong Kong

3

LEE Kwok-shing Victor Arts BA (Hons) Contemporary English Studies : Lingnan University

4

MAK Kin-lung Applied Science in IT BSc (Hons) in Food & Nutrition : HKU SPACE & University of Ulster

5

NG Yu-shum Applied Science in IT Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) : University of Hong Kong

6

SZE-TO Wing-ho Applied Science in Life Science BSc (Hons) in Biology : University of Hong Kong

7

WAI Chung-lam Applied Science in Physical Science BSc (Hons) in Science and Web Technology : Hong Kong Institute of Education

8

YIU Chi-hang Anson Arts B.Ed (Hons) Chinese Language (Secondary) : Hong Kong Institute of Education

8-Jan-2012

Shum Shui Po Cross-Country Competition

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The Cross Country Team participated in the Shum Shui Po Cross-Country Competition on 8th January 2012 at Shing Mun Reservoir. They got a very encouraging result: 3W YUEN Cheuk Bun got the 6th place in the Boys Group D Section; 1T CHAN Christopher Chi Lai, 1T NG Ho Yin and 2J LAU Sze Tsun got the 6th, 8th and 10th places in the Boys Group E Section. They all received individual prizes. Congratulations!

8-Jan-2012

HKSSF Tennis Championships
The School's Tennis Team won over Hong Kong Fanling Lutheran Secondary School by 2:1 and qualified into the Quarter Final. Unfortunately, we lost to Lam Tai Fai College by 1:2 with some crucial points in the double match. This is a very good experience for our School Teams members. Well Done!

7-Jan-2012

Champions of IVE Career Training Programme

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Three students, 5J WAN King Chun Alan, 5J KWAN Warren and 5M CHOW Tsz Ching Calvin have won 1st prize in the Career Training Programme organized by the HKIVE (Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education). The event was organized for Sha Tin District by the Business Administration Department of IVE (Shatin) with more than 20 schools participating. The contest was held last December (2011) during their Term 1 Examination and they attended the prize giving ceremony last Saturday (7th January 2012) morning. Their prize is consisted of HK$3,000 cash as well as a ticket for seminars worth HK$2,000. Congratulations to Alan, Warren and Calvin for all the hard work they put into their project.

25-Dec-2011

Sweden Lundaspelen Handball Aged Group Handball Tournament

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4M LAU Cheuk Yin, Matthew has participated in the Sweden Lundaspelen Handball Aged Group Handball Tournament as a member of the China Hong Kong Squad during Christmas break. There are a total of 50 teams from 6 nations including Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Hong Kong. The China Hong Kong Team got 17th finally! Congratulations, Matthew!

24-Dec-2011

Putonghua classes in Tak Sun on TVB 11 pm on 24 December

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A camera team from TVB came to the school on 6th December to film our Putonghua education and interview our Principal in Putonghua to encourage Hong Kong students to study the national language. The clip will be shown on Christmas Eve, 24th December, at 11:00 pm (TVB Jade, ??? ? ?????) as part of a programme on National Education (????????????:?????).
The TV programme can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lx0X9u5OtMw

20-Dec-2011

"School Life" - Secondary School Students Photography Competition

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5W CHIU Sing Ngo, Shyle has participated in the "School Life" - Secondary School Students Photography Competition organized by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University Community College. His photo won this event. The photo is of a happy moment in the last Athletics Meet in November 2011. Congratulations, Shyle!

17-Dec-2011

JA Company Programme Trade Fair

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The Cuisine@HK, a JA Company from Tak Sun Secondary School formed by a group of S4 and S5 students, just finished their showcase at the Kwai Tsing Theatre on 17th December. The students did have very good experiences in forming a mini-corporation and running a company in this JA Company Programme, which provided them opportunities in learning real business, teamwork, and leadership skills. Before the showcase, they cooperated with Tai Oi Secondary School and set up pre-sale booth between both schools.

14-Dec-2011

Wonderful achievements in the English Speech Festival

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Our students often do well in the Hong Kong Schools Speech Festival. This year, we have got two champions, one runner-up and one 2nd runner-up in the 63rd Hong Kong Schools English Speech Festival.

Wong Nok Yin, Zelda of 7A (first left), won the championship in the Solo Verse Speaking, Non-Open Secondary 6 & 7 - Boys with a score of 86 marks.

Yong Vi Jian, Ian of 1T (second left), won the championship in the Solo Verse Speaking, Non-Open Secondary 1 - Boys with a score of 86 marks.

Wong Ting Yin, Angus of 7B (second right), won the runner-up in the Solo Prose Speaking, Non-Open Secondary 6 & 7 - Boys with a score of 84 marks.

Chung Chor Chun, Oscar of 2M (first right), won the 2nd runner-up in the Solo Verse Speaking, Non-Open Secondary 2 - Boys with a score of 85 marks.

Besides congratulating these students on their achievements, we would also like to extend our heart-felt gratitude to the above students' parents and teachers for the unfailing advice, training and encouragement they have given to our students.

14-Dec-2011

Tak Sun students win in Hong Kong Speech Festival

Tak Sun students gave a great performance in the 63rd Hong Kong School Speech Festival, as they displayed their English proficiency. Zelda Wong and Ian Yong were champions and Angus Wong 1st runner up. See more details below:

Name

Class

Position

Marks

Event

Wong Nok Yin, Zelda

7A

1st

86

Solo Verse Speaking, Non-Open
Secondary 6 & 7 - Boys

Yong Vi Jian, Ian

1T

1st

86

Solo Verse Speaking, Non-Open
Secondary 1 - Boys

Wong Ting Yin, Angus

7B

2nd

84

Solo Prose Speaking, Non-Open
Secondary 6 & 7 - Boys


10-Dec-2011

Applied Learning on show

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Our first batch of graduates who studied the Applied Learning course, "Film and Video Studies" at the Vocational Technical College (VTC) had their graduation show on 10th December at the VTC Tseung Kwan O campus. We believed that this course did provide them hand-on experiences as well as academic knowledge for their future needs, especially in the Film Industry. We hope that they will have good results in the coming HKDSE (Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education).

6-Dec-2011

Wong Tsz-sang brings renown to Hong Kong with his creative project

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WONG Tsz Sang (Form 7 Graduate of Class of 2007) recently won a grand award in the tertiary student project category of The Asia Pacific Information and Communications Technology Awards (APICTA) for his undergraduate honours project “Ulcer Detection in Gastrointestinal Videos”. With such achievements, he has been interviewed by different media. After he graduated in the Hong Kong Baptist University, thanks to his talent, Tsz Sang is now studying in the Chinese University of Hong Kong to further pursue his studies in Computer Science. He is definitely a good model for our students to emulate. Congratulations, Tsz Sang! More information can be found here:
http://net2.hkbu.edu.hk/~enews/view_article.php?id=15303

5-Dec-2011

Adidas Challenge 2011

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Our School Team has participated in the Adidas Challenge Basketball Competition and qualified into the knockout stage on 5th December. However, we unfortunately lost to the final champion Ying Wa College. They have learnt a lot in this event.

4-Dec-2011

TSSS got the 2nd runner-up in the HKSSF Grade A Handball Championships

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Our Grade A Handball Team got the 2nd runner-up this year. We unluckily lost to the PLK CW Chu College by one point (11:12) in the Semi-Final. However, our students did not lose their faith and finally won over CUHKFAA Chan Chun Ha Secondary School by a large margin (24:10). Well done, Tak Sun boys!

3-Dec-2011

Victories of Tennis Team in HKSSF competition
Our tennis team has begun the season very well with victories in their first three matches:

Matches with Jockey Club Edu-young College:
Single 1: Tak Sun 6:0; Single 2: Tak Sun 6:0; Double: Tak Sun 6:0

Matches with SKH Tsang Shiu Tim Secondary School
Single 1: Tak Sun 6:0; Single 2: Tak Sun 6:0; Double: Tak Sun 6:0

Matches with Yan Chai Hosp. No 2 Secondary School
Single 1: Tak Sun 6:0; Single 2: Tak Sun 6:4; Double: Tak Sun 6:0

The school congratulates all team members led by their team captain 6M Michael Tam Ching Yeung and wishes them further successes.

30-Nov-2011

TSSS with Oxfam

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Our teacher, Mr. Clement Ng, recently helped Oxfam, Hong Kong in preparing their teaching aids for teachers regarding Global citizenship. Mr. Ng made use of his Geography lessons with elements in Other Learning Experiences to let students understand more about the concept of global citizenship. His sharing is now available in a recent publication by Oxfam. We hope that it can benefit our next generation.

27-Nov-2011

Champions in Fencing
Tak Sun students displayed their skills in the HKSSF Fencing Competition at both individual and team level:

Individual C-Grade
Sabre Champion (out of 18 participants) 2P CHENG Long Wai
Foil Champion (out of 55 participants) 2W TAM Wai Ho

Team Overall
Epee ?? 2 (out of 10 teams)
Sabre ?? 4 (out of 10 teams)
Foil ?? 5 (out of 21 team)

22-Nov-2011

HKSSF Inter-School Cross Country Championships

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Our A Grade Cross-country ranked as the 3rd runner-up finally among 27 schools. Our C Grade also got the 4th runner-up. Some of them performed very well individually. 7B PUN Yiu Chung got the 4th runner-up, 3W YUEN Cheuk Bun and 1T CHAN Chi Lai got the 5th runner-up place and 2J LAU Sze Tsun got the 7th runner-up. Well done, boys!

21-Nov-2011

Clarence LAI got the Bronze medal in the All China University Fencing Championships

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LAI Clarence Ka Tsun (Form 7 Graduate of Class of 2010) won the Bronze medal in Men’s Epee (Grade C Team) in the 17th All China University Fencing Championship held in Guangzhou. Clarence is now rank number 8 in Hong Kong and 2 in Hong Kong Youth. Apart from good academic results, he keeps continue his favourite sports and perform well on behalf of Hong Kong. Well Done, Clarence.

20-Nov-2011

Caritas Bazaar

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The Fide Society and the Student Association supported the Shatin Caritas Bazaar on 20th November. About 100 student helpers and teachers worked for the booth arranged by our School. They did organize it well and demonstrated the virtue of caring. Finally, they helped the Caritas to raise more than $30,000.

15-Nov-2011

Gordon Ho got the Bronze medal in the China Mind Sports Games

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Our bridge expert, HO Hoi Tung (Form 7 Graduate of Class of 2010), represented Hong Kong Youth Team and participated in the 2nd China Mind Sports Game in November 2011. The team got the Bronze medal! Congratulations, Gordon! His personal profile can be found here: http://sports.qq.com/d/zhiyunhui/3/2220/

15-Nov-2011

Tak Sun Partnerships and Projects with HKU and CUHK
Tak Sun has renewed its “Professional Partnership School” contract with the University of Hong Kong for three more years. This will involve sending teachers from Tak Sun to monitor English teaching in other schools and allowing HKU education majors in initial training to come to Tak Sun for their Teaching Practicum.

Tak Sun has also agreed to take part in two medical research projects of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Prince of Wales Hospital. The first, under Professor Alice Pik Shan Kong will study obesity in teenagers, while the second, led by Professor Yun-Kwok Wing will look at patterns of sleep deprivation and sleep compensation in students.

27-Oct-2011

Outstanding Academic Achievements of our Graduates
CHUNG Shek Fai (Form 7 Graduate of the Class of 2007) has entered the Dean's List in the last academic year of his studies in the Bachelor of Chinese Medicine and Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Biomedical Science programme. Also, WU Kar Chun (Form 7 Graduate of the Class of 2009) has entered Dean's List in the last academic year of his studies in Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) with Marketing Concentration. Congratulations!

21-Oct-2011

International Boys' School Coalition (IBSC) Meeting

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Our Principal, Dr. Herbert represented Tak Sun at the Asia Regional Conference of the IBSC at St. Paul’s College, Hong Kong on 21st October 2011. Many famous boys’ schools in the Asia/Pacific Region also attended, including La Salle College, Diocesan Boys’ School, Kowloon Wah Yan College and Hong Kong Wah Yan College. Two of the best schools in Singapore, Raffles Institution and St. Joseph’s Institution were also present. Other schools in the group include the Doon School (India) and St Mary's International School (Tokyo). The Executive Director of IBSC, Mr. Brad Adams and the Vice-President of IBAC, Dr. John Kennard of St. Paul’s College led the Conference and each member shared their experiences in teaching boys. Tak Sun Vice-Principal Mr. Ronald Hui, an old boy of St Paul's College, accompanied Dr Herbert.

10-Oct-2011

Community Charity Day 2011

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The Day was an educational activity that provided an opportunity for our students to learn the virtues of caring and generosity by supporting the Dress Special Day organized by the Hong Kong Community Chest and the Raffle ticket sales organized by the Hong Kong Caritas. Also, in order to enhance students' house identity, an inter-house fund-raising competition was held. Approximately $40,000 was raised by the students, teachers and staff.

8-Oct-2011

Effective Parenting

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As parents are the primary educators of our boys, the School emphasizes the importance of parenting. Approximately 40 parents enrolled in the effective parenting course co-organized with the Boys' and Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong.

7-Oct-2011

HKSSF Inter-School Swimming Championships

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5W WONG Tung Lok, Jack, got the bronze medal in the A Grade 50M and 100M Back Stroke. Our Grade A Swimming Team got the 6th place in the overall championship. Well done, boys!

25-Sep-2011

Applied Learning – a vocational choice for our students

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30 students have applied for the NSS Applied Learning course "Film and Video Studies" offered by the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE). They attended a day camp at the Tsing Yi IVE campus on 25th September. This was a good chance to get a taste of a possible career in the media.

18-Sep-2011

World Water Monitoring Day 2011

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More than 80 boys participated in the World Water Monitoring Day 2011 on 18th September, organized by the Water Supplies Department at the Ma On Shan Water Treatment Works. The Department also launched the Water Conservation Competition in the ceremony. The Secretary for Development, Mrs. Carrie LAM, GBS, JP officiated the Competition. Our students learned a lot from the visit and experiments they participated in.

7-Sep-2011

Martin Wong, developed another iPhone apps again! ????

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Our graduate, SYED Umair Ali, Martin (Also known as Martin Wong, F7 Graduate of Class of 2009), has developed another iPhone apps, ????, which was officially approved by the Apple in the United States on 6th September 2011. This App is another user-friendly application for you to download the latest apps, check the speed of the apps and remove the unused apps. It is free of charge for download and it was ranked number 4 in the Hong Kong store. More pieces of information can be found at the official website:
http://www.nitraevet.com
or from the facebook page below:
http://www.facebook.com/myAppGuide
or you can get it from Apple’s App Store directly.
http://itunes.apple.com/hk/app/id458582322?mt=8

31-Aug-2011

Kirin Cheung, our rowing elite

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CHEUNG King Lun Kirin of 5M represented China Hong Kong and participated in the Asia Cup 1 Rowing Championship 2011 held in Singapore from 2nd to 5th June 2011. Since 2008, Kirin has been selected as the Hong Kong Youth Rowing Team member. Also, he was awarded as one of the most potential athletes by the Hong Kong Sports Institute. In 2011, he was further received scholarships given by the Institute. His performance was highly appreciated by the Hong Kong China Rowing Association. Well done, Kirin!

30-Aug-2011

Tak Sun works for the community

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Tak Sun received an appreciation souvenir from the Commissioner for Census and Statistics Department, Mr. FUNG Hing-wang, SBS, JP for its role in facilitating the 2011 census of the HKSAR Government. The School was chosen as the Census district field centre and hundreds of staff and students helped in the collection of data. The souvenir was presented by Ms. Kit TUNG.

18-Aug-2011

National Handball Tournament for Secondary Schools in China (Guangzhou)

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LAM Ho Ming Ryan of 4M represented Hong Kong Junior Squad and participated in the National Handball Tournament for Secondary Schools in China held at Guangzhou. The team got the Champion in among all teams in China. In additional, the Hong Kong Team got the Sportsmanship Award (???????)! Congratulations to Hong Kong and congratulations to Ryan!

15-Aug-2011

8 Tak Sun students selected for Hong Kong U19 & U16 Team (Handball)

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This summer 8 Tak Sun students were selected to represent Hong Kong in the 2011?????????? Taiwan Tien Jian Cup Handball Tournament between Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan held in Da Jia Township, Taichung County. The U19 team (????19??????)was Champion in Consolation Bracket (???) and U16(????16??????)came in 5th place. The players were:

U19: LEE Wai Tung, Tony of 7A, LEUNG Chun Yin, Ivan of 6M, TANG Pak Hong, Nick of 6J and CHEUNG Shun Kan Kelvin of 5M

U16. LAM Ho Ming Ryan of 5M, LAU Cheuk Yin, Matthew of 4M, WONG Sze Ho Stanley of 4M and CHEUNG King Sing of 4P

Congratulations to all students selected and thanks for their efforts in representing Hong Kong.

29-Jul-2011

Tak Sun 2011 JUPAS results improve again
This year 64% of Form 7 students have gained admission to University. The results are as follows: HKU-6; CUHK-2; HKUST-4; PolyU-11; CityU-13; LU-1. Congratulations to these students and their families for their well deserved success.

8-Jul-2011

Visit of the Rockbrook International from Ireland

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Dr. David Nolan, the Chairman of the Rockbrook International of Ireland, and Mr. Louis Gonzalez visited the school on 8th July, 2011. They participated in some student activities and had a fruitful exchange of ideas with our Principal, Dr. Peter Herbert. They have discussed the possibility of future student exchange programmes between Ireland and Tak Sun.

6-Jul-2011

V-Show

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Several schools from Shatin have organized the V-show. They will perform in different schools during their post-examination period. This is an opportunity for the students to showcase their talents. There are lots of items in the show including dance, band show, singing, magic show and so on. The performances are well received by the students.

1-Jul-2011

Our IT Genius, Martin Wong, developed an iPhone apps for the world!

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Our graduate, SYED Umair Ali, Martin (Also known as Martin Wong, F7 Graduate of Class of 2009), has recently developed an iPhone apps, AppCat HK, which was officially approved by the Apple in the United States on 1st July 2011. This Apps is an user-friendly application for you to find the latest apps even you did not have wifi around. It is free of charge and can be downloaded for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and so on. Currently AppCat HK is ranking number 2 free download apps in the Apple Shop in Hong Kong. More pieces of information can be found in the youtube below:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEavzKS9VG8
or from the facebook page below:
http://www.facebook.com/AppCatHK

30-Jun-2011

Top 5 A-level results
The School would like to congratulate 5 students who have performed very well in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination 2011:

1. HON Chun Yin Marc of 7A scored A, B, 2C, D and E. He plans to study Economics and Finance at HKU.
2. CHEUK Ka Yue, Tom of 7B scored A, B and 2D. He plans to study Mathematics at HKUST.
3. WONG Tik Sum, Dickson of 7A scored A, B and D. He plans to study Economics at CUHK.
4. MA Chi Wang of 7B scored A, C and 3E. He plans to study Chemistry at HKU.
5. CHAN Cheuk Yiu, Jeffrey of 7B scored 3B, 2C. He plans to study Science at HKU.

We wish them every success.

30-Jun-2011

HKALE results: Congratulations teachers and students!
Tak Sun students have obtained excellent A-level results this year. The passing rates are as follow: AL Principles of Accounts: 100% ; AS Use of English 94.9% ; AL Economics 94.1% AS Math and Statistics 94.4% ; AS Computer Applications 91.7% ; AS Chinese Language and Culture 91.4% ; AL Pure Mathematics 86.4% ; AL Chemistry 81.5% ; AL Biology 78.9% ; AL Physics 77.4% ; AL Geography 75%. Congratulations to both students and teachers!

14-Jun-2011

Bridge Genius, Ho Hoi Tung, representing Hong Kong again!

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Our graduate, HO Hoi Tung (F7 Graduate of Class of 2010), represented Hong Kong China Youth Team and participated in the Asia-Pacific Bridge Federation Championships in Malaysia from 14th to 25th June 2011. In the Team event, Hong Kong Team got the 6th place. In the Open Pairs event, Gordon and his partner got the 2nd runner-up among all players in the Asia-Pacific region! Congratulations, Gordon!

31-May-2011

Hong Kong Elite District Handball Team Championship 2010-2011

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Five students of our B Grade and C Grade Handball Teams have been selected to participate in the Kowloon Elite District Team. They got 3rd runner-up among all teams in Hong Kong. This a good experience for them to have this Hong Kong Open matches from their age.

7-May-2011

The 5th Overall Champion for HKSSF Handball

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Our C Grade Handball team got the 1st runner up in the HKSSF Shatin & Sai Kung Area Handball Competition by only losing at 9:11 to CUHKFAA Chan Chun Ha Secondary School in the Final. However, our A Grade and B Grade Handball Teams got the Champion and the 1st runner up in this area and hence, we are the best performed Handball Team in the HKSSF Shatin & Sai Kung Area this year. We won the HKSSF Handball Overall Champion for 5 years since 2006! Well done! Tak Sun boys!

2-May-2011

International Exchange with Redfield College, Australia

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Three of our students, Yeung Him Felix of 4W, Kwan Warren of 4J and Leung Kai-hang, Joshua of 3P returned from their student exchange at our sister school, Redfield College, Sydney. Redfield provided homestay for our students, who were made very welcome by their Australian classmates. They were able to enhance their English speaking skills, enjoy life in an Australian family and share in their love of sports, including horse riding.

1-May-2011

Europe Aged Group Handball Tournament 2011

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Two of our Tak Sun boys, CHEUNG Chi Wing, Tommy of 5W and CHEUNG Shun Kan Kelvin of 4M have been selected by the Handball Association of Hong Kong, China. They have represented Hong Kong Handball Junior Squad Team (Boys) participated in the Europe Aged Group Handball Tournament 2011 in Germany and Czech Republic from 20th April to 1st May. They put a lot of effort on this Tournament and spent 3 nights every week for training in the last four months. The Hong Kong Team finally arrived at 33th place out of 69 teams in Final.

30-Apr-2011

Schools Interport (HK & Macau) Sports Competition 2011 - Handball (Secondary Schools)

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Two of our Form 5 boys, FUNG Chuek Yiu, Eric of 5W and LEUNG Chun Yin of 5M have been selected by the Hong Kong Schools Sports Federation and represented Hong Kong Schools Team – Handball (Boys) in Schools Interport (HK & Macau) Sports Competitions 2011. The Hong Kong Team got 1st runner up in Final.

29-Apr-2011

Visit to Guangzhou No. 2 Middle School

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The Principal, teachers and students of Forms 2 and 3 traveled to Guangzhou for an exchange with our sister school. After exchanging greetings and gifts with the school authorities there, the Tak Sun students attended the morning classes of Year 10 and 11 and were able to observe the excellent motivation, good discipline and active participation of the mainland students in classes of up to 55 students. This was an extremely valuable learning experience for us all. In October, students from Guangzhou will do a similar exchange in Tak Sun.

19-Apr-2011

Tak Sun won the HKSSF Table Tennis Championships

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Our Grade B Table-Tennis Team got the championship this year. They defeated Jockey Club Ti-I College by 3:2 in the Final. Our Grade C Team also did a good job. They got the 1st runner-up this year by only losing 1:3 to S.K.H. Lam Kau Mow Secondary School in the Final. Our Grade A Team qualified into the knock-out stage also, but losing to Ti-I College in the first round. It is believed they have prepared themselves well for greater achievements in the future. Well done, Tak Sun boys!

13-Apr-2011

Tak Sun: A HKU Faculty of Education Professional Partnership School

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Tak Sun is one of 14 Professional Partnership Schools which work closely with HKU. Each year HKU chooses one secondary school as venue for sharing among partnership schools. This year, Tak Sun was chosen as an exemplary secondary school where students have abundant opportunities to use English outside the classroom.

Professor Stephen Andrews, the Dean of the Faculty of Education of HKU and Dr Tammy Kwan, the Assistant Dean together with 22 education professionals, including 3 secondary school principals visited Tak Sun Secondary on 13 April 2011 to witness how the English Department teachers have worked together to create an English-rich campus.

The workshop lasted from 11:00 am till 3:00 pm and visitors experienced the whole-campus Lunch Broadcast, the Language Studio activities and the Board Game Extravaganza at the Student Activity Centre. All the visitors were truly impressed by the student-friendly activities where students experience and enjoy English learning outside the classroom from Monday to Thursday every week. These activities empower our next generation to excel in a globalized world.

2-Apr-2011

Sir Edward Youde Memorial Prizes 2011

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LOUIE Yin Lam, Kastien of 5J (in the picture) and EON Tsz Chuen, Edward of 7B were awarded the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Prizes for Senior Secondary School Students. This is a prize that will definitely encourage them to attain a higher standard of learning and to further develop their leadership abilities.

31-Mar-2011

Hong Kong District Handball Team Training Competition 2010-2011
CHEUNG Shu Sum, Samuel of 2P represented Yiu Tsim Mong District Handball Team and got 3rd runner-up among all district teams in Hong Kong. Moreover, 7 students from Form 1 to Form 3 also represented Shatin District Handball Team and they got 6th place finally. It is a good experience for them to make a team with other handball lovers.

15-Mar-2011

Achievement of our Graduates in the Hong Kong Baptist University
NG Hon Hin (Form 7 Graduate of the Class of 2010) has been included in the President’s Honour Roll in the 1st Semester 2010 – 2011. He is now studying Marketing after graduating from Tak Sun. KO Wai Man (Form 5 Graduate of the Class of 2008), HUNG Hing Long (Form 5 Graduate of the Class of 2008) and HUNG Sheung Yin (Form 5 Graduate of the Class of 2008) have been included in the Dean’s List while CHIU Sin Kok (Form 5 Graduate of the Class of 2009) and LUI Shui Fung (Form 5 Graduate of the Class of 2010) have received Outstanding Academic Performance Awards. Well done, Tak Sun boys!

14-Mar-2011

English Demonstration Lesson

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As invited by the Education Bureau, our English Subject Stream Master, Mr. Tony Lau, a winner of the Chief Executive Teaching Excellence Award in English KLA, conducted an English demonstration lesson on 14th March 2011 to showcase his excellent teaching strategies. Apart from being video-taped by the Education Bureau for online sharing, Tony conducted an English lesson viewed by more than 30 participants from different secondary schools, a new record of attendance in Hong Kong. The video of this demonstration class is now available on the website of Hong Kong Education City. You can watch the video clips in the link below:
http://www.hkedcity.net/teacher/teachertv/play.phtml?channel_id=1&program_id=517

12-Mar-2011

HKSSF Grade B Handball Championships

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Our Grade B Handball Team got the 1st runner-up this year. It is obvious that the YMCA College had studied our team well. They got a big lead of 11:2 and everyone believed that we would lose undoubtedly. However, after the half time, our team played another defense tactics and we focused on defense. At the last minute, the result was 11:12 and we still got chances. Although we could not make it and lost by 11:13 finally, our team did learn a lesson, which was much important than getting the Champion. Well done, Tak Sun boys!

28-Feb-2011

Report of AWE Programme in Beijing Magazine

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Our unique AWE Programme brought our students to different dimension of the world. This wonderful programme has been recognized by different organizations in the world also. Our AWE Kenya was reported in a magazine published in Beijing. Our student, LOUIE Yin Lam, Kastien of 5J and our Chinese teacher, Mr. Ray Li, have been invited for interviews. They have shared their experiences learnt from this AWE Programme.

23-Feb-2011

Achievement of our Graduate in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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CHAN Man Kit Derek (Form 7 Graduate of the Class of 2007) has been appointed as one of the 23 PolyU Student Ambassadors by the Academic Secretariat in the school year 2010-2011. He is now studying the Financial Services after his graduation from Tak Sun. Beside Derek, another graduate LUK Kar Him (Form 7 Graduate of the Class of 2009) has received the Kowloon Dairy Ltd. Scholarship in his study at PolyU. Well done, Tak Sun boys!

23-Feb-2011

Our Prince of Fencing

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LAI Clarence Ka Tsun (Form 7 Graduate of the Class of 2010) has entered the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is now studying the Hotel Management after his graduation from Tak Sun. He showed his talents in fencing when he was studying at Tak Sun. Now, even though he is very busy in his study, he still performs very well in his favourite sport – fencing. Well done, Clarence!

2-Feb-2011

AWE School Trip to Spain

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"Exploring Faith and Culture in Spain" is one of the well-received AWE programmes every year. This programme brought students to the region of Andalusia in southern Spain. There was a strong cultural atmosphere providing students with a lot of great fun. Students lived in the homes of host families throughout their sojourn in Spain, having plenty of precious opportunities to interact with the students at Colegio Tabladilla, our brother school in Seville. In addition to visits to historic places in Seville, they also enjoyed day trips to Cordoba, Jerez, and the natural reserve park of Coto de Doñana. The whole group left Hong Kong on 22nd January and joyfully arrived home today. They have had wonderful experiences throughout the whole unforgettable trip. A news report about our visit to Andalusia and to Colegio Tabladilla, our brother school in Seville, has been uploaded in their website. You can find it here:
http://www.fomento.edu/pag_noticias_d.php?col=25&ids=10&idnu=1&idnoti=7245&ntipo=2

1-Feb-2011

AWE School Trip to Kenya (Africa)

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"Exploring Kenya" is one of the new AWE programmes this year. Twenty students and two teachers (Mr. Man and Mr. Van Grondelle) engaged on a ten day “adventure” through southern Kenya. It turned out to be a meaningful and enjoyable experience. We visited national parks, beach resorts, enjoyed local cuisine, and bargained in cities, towns, and “villages”. But, the single richest experience was visiting three local secondary schools. After the initial shock of walking onto campuses of people that looked and spoke in a completely different way, we played sports, had conversations, shared cultures, and finally, felt comfortable, relaxed, understanding, and the type of true respect that only comes with experience. The whole group left Hong Kong on 21st January and joyfully arrived home today. They have had wonderful experiences throughout the whole unforgettable trip.

1-Feb-2011

AWE School Trip to Rome and Paris

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“Rome: Centre of Civilization & Faith” is one of the well-received AWE programmes every year. This programme provided students with a better understanding of Catholicism and its history and art in the world’s two famous cities: Rome and Paris. The participants were requested to do a study on the religious art, history and architecture found in these two cities. They selected relevant churches and basilicas and other related structures and came up with a brief report on history, art and faith in Rome and Paris. The whole group left Hong Kong on 21st January and joyfully arrived home today. They have had wonderful experiences throughout the whole unforgettable trip.

31-Jan-2011

AWE School Trip to the Three Gorges (China)

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"The Three Gorges: Project, Culture & Scenery" is one of the new AWE programmes this year. This programme aimed at leading our students to know the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River from different perspectives – from Liu Bei borrowing Jingzhou to the building of the Yellow Crane Tower, from the Xinhai Revolution to the provisional government, from the Three Gorges Project to the Express Rail Link – to appreciate the surrounding scenery and to analyze the advantages and disadvantages of the Three Gorges Project so as to reflect on the opportunities and impacts brought about by the recent developments in China. Our students had the opportunity to contact and communicate with the students and residents there, and got to know modern China from the first person's point of view. The whole group left Hong Kong on 25th January and joyfully arrived home today. They have had wonderful experiences throughout the whole unforgettable trip.

28-Jan-2011

AWE School Trip to Xi'an (China)

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"The Quest of Ancient Chinese Capital City – Xi'an" is one of the new AWE programmes this year. Xi'an, the capital of Shaanxi Province, known as Chang'an in ancient China, is the largest metropolis in northwestern China. Through site visits to ancient capital of Xi'an to explore the Qin, Han and Tang dynasties, exposure to the ancient civilizations of their own and neighboring communities, and an understanding of this period of ancient history and culture of the contemporary world and the continuing impact on today's Chinese people's lives, students would have a better understanding of the changes and inheritance of ancient Chinese civilization and modern culture. The whole group left Hong Kong on 24th January and joyfully arrived home today. They have had wonderful experiences throughout the whole unforgettable trip.

28-Jan-2011

AWE School Trip to Kaohsiung and Kenting (Taiwan)

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"Green Life in Kaohsiung & Kenting" is one of the new AWE programmes this year. The global climate change is leading everyone on the planet towards the low-carbon lifestyle. Through field trips and visits to clean technology and energy developers, students experienced the significance of environment protection. The whole group left Hong Kong on 24th January and joyfully arrived home today. They have had wonderful experiences throughout the whole unforgettable trip.

21-Jan-2011

Visit of a Group of Principals from Secondary Schools in Beijing

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A group of principals from different secondary schools in Beijing visited TSSS today (12th January 2011). This trip was organized by the Little Angels Association in Beijing. Our Principal, teachers and students shared our experiences in organizing Activity Week Experience (AWE) Programme and social service programmes with our visitors. They also participated in the AWE Inauguration Ceremony and some briefing sessions of these programmes. This is a good start for our school to initiate professional sharing and exchange programmes with secondary schools in Beijing.

21-Jan-2011

Our Extraordinary Handball Team

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Our Handball Team has done a very good job this year. Hence, it has qualified in the Hong Kong Jing Ying Handball Competition this year. Due to our outstanding performance, Ming Pao has interviewed our Handball Team. The details can be found at:
http://hk.news.yahoo.com/article/110120/4/mbwj.html

6-Jan-2011

"Survival Tips for New English Teachers" published in HKFEW

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Mr Tony Lau, our English Subject Stream Master as well as an awardee of the Chief Executive's Award for Teaching Excellence in English Language Education KLA in 2010, has been invited by the Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers to write an article on survival tips for new English teachers. Tony's article, entitled "Survival Tips for New English Teachers" has just been published in the newspaper (Issue no. 23) of the Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers. In this thought-provoking article, Tony shares his experience and offers many good pieces of advice to new English teachers regarding how they can become reflexive and lifelong professionals in ELT. Simply put, Tony's article is not only inspiring for new English teachers, but also enlightening for ELT professionals in the territory. Tony's philosophy epitomized in his article is totally in line with the mission and vision of Tak Sun – creating a real EMI school empowering our boys to become Christian gentlemen with a global outlook in this global village. The post can be found at:
http://www.hkfew.org.hk/viewarticle.php?pid=3&gid=21&aid=4d2591b8

4-Dec-2010

Inter-school Debate Competition of the Basic Law (Putonghua Section)

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Our school debate team has entered the semi-final after beating Lui Cheung Kwong Lutheran College in the quarter-final on 4th December. Wah Yat Sum, William of 5W was selected as the best debater.

4-Dec-2010

Visit of the Karanji Secondary School Wind Band, Singapore

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A group of Singaporean School Band visited TSSS on 4th December. The Karanji Secondary School Wind band is composed of 82 students and six teachers, who paid a visit to TSSS from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. They did some music interflow with our boys at the School Hall. After that we had some refreshments and the students from both parties can communicate with one another. This is a good chance for our students to broaden their horizon through the international language – music.

3-Dec-2010

French International School Victor U14 (C-grade) Segalen Invitational Basketball Tournament

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The C-grade Basketball Team participated in the U14 Victor Segalen Invitational Basketball Tournament hosted by French International School (FIS) on 3rd and 4th December 2010, facing some of the best international schools in the territory including Hong Kong International School (HKIS) and Canadian International School (CNDIS). We beat FIS 51-1 on the first day, but lost the games to CNDIS 12-20 and to HKIS 19-28 on the second day, only one match shy to final. Our boys have learnt a lot from the matches and we will definitely get stronger. Very well done, boys!

3-Dec-2010

Singapore's Raffles Institution teachers and students visit

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A group of Mathematics teachers and students from the Raffles Institution, Singapore’s premier secondary school, visited Tak Sun, hosted by Mr. C.J. Lam of the Mathematics Department. They have come to Hong Kong to schools which participate in the International Mathematics Olympiad and to do joint training.

30-Nov-2010

Good news from the English Subject Stream in the Speech Festival

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Two of our senior form students, LO Ting Nok, Belly of 6B (right) and HO Ka Chun, Daniel of 7B (left), have got 2nd and 3rd places respectively in the English Speech Festival. Besides congratulating them on their outstanding performance, we would also like to express our heart-felt gratitude to Mr. Tony Lau and Mr. Kenneth Pun for the untiring and inspiring training they have given to these two students. We would also like to thank all those teachers who have enlightened Belly and Daniel in one way or the other.

28-Nov-2010

Our sister school Guangzhou No. 2 Middle School 80th anniversary

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The Principal and two teachers from the Chinese Department traveled to Guangzhou to join in the celebrations marking the 80th Anniversary of Guangzhou No. 2 Middle School. These took place in the Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall in the presence of the Deputy-Mayor of Guangzhou City. This year Guangzhou No. 2 Middle School ranked 1st in Guangzhou and 7th in China. Many congratulations to them for their anniversary and their achievements.

25-Nov-2010

Bridge Genius, Ho Hoi Tung, won the champion title in the ASEAN Bridge Championship

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Our graduate, HO Hoi Tung (F7 Graduate of Class of 2010, third from the right), represented Hong Kong China Youth Team and participated in the 32nd ASEAN Bridge Championship in Bangkok, Thailand from 20th to 24th November 2010. He and his team got the championship of the non-ASEAN Team Award! Well done, Gordon!

23-Nov-2010

Visit of the Shatin District Commander, Hong Kong Police

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The District Commander of Shatin District, Chief Superintendent Richard Morgan, and his colleagues visited our new Principal and our School. We have shared the different opportunities for further cooperation and how we could work for the betterment of the community.

21-Nov-2010

Caritas Bazaar

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The Fide Society and the Student Association supported the Shatin Caritas Bazaar on 21st November. More than 80 student helpers worked for the booth arranged by our School. They did organize it well and demonstrated the virtue of caring. Finally, they helped the Caritas to raise more than $30,000.

18-Nov-2010

A Worthy Champion in the Speech Festival 2010

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Yong Vi Jun Sean of 2T won the Championship in Solo Verse Speaking – Non-Open Secondary 2 – Boys in the Speech Festival. He got 89 out of 100 marks. The Adjudicator, Mrs. Marie Dixon, gave him the good comments as follows: "Excellent Strength & Variety in tone/Expressions you have such good use of Inflections/Pauses, Expressions. Well done. A performance." Being raised in an English-speaking family and educated at Tak Sun, a school with a rich English environment, Sean has always been a high achiever in English. In spite of that, he has not got complacent about his English abilities. Under the meticulous and patient guidance of his dedicated English teachers, Sean kept having serious and constant practice before the Speech Festival until he got totally absorbed in the verses. As a result, his performance was able to stand head and shoulders above the other contestants.

18-Nov-2010

HKSSF Cross-country Championships

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Our A Grade Cross-country ranked 3rd finally among 30 schools. Our C Grade also got the 4th place. Some of them performed very well individually. PUN Yiu Chung, Jonathan of 6B got the 5th place and FONG Tsz Lok, Jack of 5J got the 7th place. Well Done!

14-Nov-2010

HKSSF A Grade Football Championships

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Our A Grade Football Team has completed all the matches this year. We ranked 4th in Division One in Shatin and Sai Kung Area. There were nearly 50 schools (including Divisions 1 and 2) participating in the HKSSF A Grade Football Championship. The School would like to appreciate our students’ efforts and teachers’ support.

12-Nov-2010

Visit of the Principal of Whitesands School in Lagos, Nigeria

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Dr. Lorenzo David, the Principal of Whitesands School in Lagos, Nigeria, visited our School on 12th November, 2010. He met different people from the School and shared lots of ideas with our administration staff.

7-Nov-2010

Rotary 10K Race 2010

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Our school participated in this event on 7th November. Seven students did perform well in this competition in 3 different categories. Finally, they ranked between 6 and 10 in different sections. We have the highest registration rate in the Open Group category. The Race organizer really appreciated our School’s great support in encouraging our students to participate in this event.

6-Nov-2010

Good news from the Debate Team

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Our Chinese debate team has done a great job. They defeated the Heng Sang School of Commerce and Wong Shiu Chi Secondary School on 23rd October and 6th November respectively. They have entered the Final 8 of the Inter-Secondary School Debate Competition of the Basic Law (East New Territories). LOUIE Yin Lam, Kastien of 5 J and WONG Ka Ching Marco of 5W were the best debaters of the matches respectively. Well done!

2-Nov-2010

Exchange students from Redfield College, Australia

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Three boys from our brother school, Redfield College in Australia will come to Hong Kong and stay in our School from 2nd November to 25th November. They are from Grade 9 and will be allocated to our Form 3 classes. Three families of our parents will be their host families taking care of them during their stay in Hong Kong. We believe our students will give them warm welcome and they will experience our Hong Kong culture.

25-Oct-2010

Outstanding Academic Achievements of our Graduates

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Our graduate, LEE Yu Sum (Form 7 Graduate of the Class of 2008), was awarded Best Student in Chinese for Professional Purposes in CIE Association Degree Programme of Hong Kong Baptist University in July 2010. Hence, he was given a scholarship. He is presently an undergraduate studying Philosophy at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Another graduate, LI Yat Tung (Form 7 Graduate of the Class of 2005), has entered the President’s Honour Roll and Dean’s List in the last academic year of his studies in the Bachelor of Chinese Medicine and Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Biomedical Science programme.

19-Oct-2010

Visit of the Chair of the Netherhall Educational Association (NEA), UK

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Mr. Neil Pickering, the Chairman of the Netherhall Educational Association (NEA) in the UK, visited our School on 19th October 2010. NEA is our sister organization in the UK and sponsors two schools in London and halls of residence at the universities of London, Manchester, Glasgow and Oxford. Mr. Pickering came to Hong Kong as part of his China tour in which he distributed scholarships to Chinese students in need.

19-Oct-2010

Guangdong-HK Sister School Liaison Programme - Joint Activities with Guangzhou No.2 Middle School

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Our School participated in the Guangdong-Hong Kong Sister School Liaison Programme and Sharing Session (???????????????????????) on 19th October 2010. The students and Chinese language teachers from Tak Sun and Guangzhou No.2 Middle School gave a demonstration of a joint- class of Putonghua in front of the officials from the Education Bureau of Hong Kong and the Municipal Education Bureau of Guangzhou and school principals from Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Guangzhou.

18-Oct-2010

Visit of staff and students from Guangzhou No. 2 Middle School

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The Vice-Principal Wen Hui (?????), Chinese Language teacher Ms. Feng (????), IT teacher Mr. Li (?????) and 10 Junior Secondary 3 students from our sister school in Guangzhou visited Tak Sun on 18th October, 2010. The representatives from the Student Association introduced the facilities of the School to them. Our Principal and teachers shared joyful moments before getting ready for the activities regarding Guangdong-Hong Kong Sister School Liaison Programme on the following day.

18-Oct-2010

Visit of the President of the Swiss Catholic Schools Association

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Mr. Beat Bollinger, the President of the Swiss Catholic Schools Association as well as the Principal of the Free Catholic School of Zurich, visited the school on 18th October, 2010. Mr. Bollinger, who visits Hong Kong regularly, enjoyed lunch and a fruitful exchange of ideas with our Principal Dr. Peter Herbert. They discussed the possibility of future student exchange programmes between the Free Catholic School of Zurich and Tak Sun.

7-Oct-2010

HKSSF Inter-School Swimming Championships

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WONG Tung Lok, Jack of 4W, got the gold medal in the A Grade 100M Back Stroke and the silver medal in the A Grade 50M Back Stroke. LAM Fong Ting, Oscar of 5T, got the silver medal in the A Grade 200M Individual Medley. HUI Jason of 2P got the bronze medal in the C Grade 50M Freestyle. Our Grade C Swimming Team got the silver medal of the Boys C Grade 4x50M Freestyle Relay. Well done, boys!

15-Sep-2010

Asian Schools Handball Champion 2010

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The Hong Kong Schools Handball Squad got the first runner-up in the Asian Schools Handball Champion 2010 in Macau. Hong Kong defeated Thailand, India and Macau, Iran got the Championship. This is the first time Hong Kong has got the first runner-up in Asia! Our student, LEE Wai Tong, Tony of 6A, scored 9 goals in the match against Iran. Congratulations to Tony and Hong Kong!

23-Aug-2010

National Handball Tournament for Secondary School in China (Shan Dong Province)

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Cheung Chi Wing, Tommy of 4W, Wong Yip Lun, Jason of 4J and Cheung Shun Kan, Kelvin of 3P were selected to participate in the China student handball championship with other 12 Hong Kong team members. They represented Hong Kong to attend the competition held in Shan Dong Province. They got wonderful experiences and demonstrated great improvement in their attitudes to and skills in playing handball.

19-Aug-2010

2010 Shanghai-HK Teenagers' Handball Summer Camp

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Cheung Shun Kan, Kelvin of 3P, was selected for the 2010 Shanghai-Hong Kong Physical Education Exchange for Teenagers’ Handball Summer Camp. He would represent the Hong Kong Handball Junior Squad to play in Shanghai this summer. Well-done, Kelvin!

18-Aug-2010

Taiwan Tien Jian Cup Handball Tournament 2010

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Leung Chun Yin of 4M represented Hong Kong to join the Taiwan National Tie Zhen Cup Handball Tournament (??????????2010) (aged under 16) held in Taiwan from 18th to 23rd August. Hong Kong got the 5th place in the Tournament.

4-Aug-2010

Release of HKCEE Results
The School witnessed very encouraging results in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination 2010. Apart from having very high passing percentage in English, Mathematics and Additional Mathematics, the School admitted 63 old boys back to the F6 classes.

30-Jun-2010

Release of HKALE Results
The School would like to congratulate Ho Hoi Tung, Gordon of 7B on his getting 2As, 2Bs and 1C in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination 2010. He is going to further his studies for a Bachelor of Science degree in Quantitative Finance and Risk Management Science at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

30-Jun-2010

Shatin Variety Show

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As a member of the Joint Shatin Student Association, our School has sent teams of students to engage in various performances in seven secondary schools in Shatin. They did have a wonderful moment in these activities and learn how to cope with different people.

18-Jun-2010

Congratulations to Mr. Tony Lau on his achievements

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Mr. Tony Lau, our English Subject Stream Master, is an awardee of the Chief Executive’s Award for Teaching Excellence 2009/2010 in the English Language Education Key Learning Area. We would like to congratulate Mr. Lau and all the English teachers on their outstanding achievements. Simply put, Mr. Lau, with the generosity and support offered by the school administration, has been trying his utmost to bring about a real EMI school at Tak Sun.

27-May-2010

HKSSF Shatin & Sai Kung Area Overall Competition

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With the outstanding achievements by our School Team, our School got the 2nd runner-up in the Overall Results (Boys) in the Area. The HKSSF has also awarded the Best Improvement Awards to us recognizing the teachers’ and students’ efforts. More information will be given later. Well Done, Tak Sun boys!

8-May-2010

Visit to Pharmacy, Queen Mary Hospital and HKU

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A group of Secondary 6 students visited the Pharmacy of the Queen Mary Hospital, co-organized with our Parent-Teacher Association (PTA). They made use of this golden opportunity to explore more regarding their careers. After the visit, they have attended a seminar given by Prof. TW Ng, Acting Department Head of Mathematics, HKU. For more information, please visit our PTA website.

8-May-2010

HKSSF C Grade Handball Champion

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Our C Grade Handball Team got the Champion in the HKSSF Handball (Shatin & Sai Kung Area) at a score 14:10 in the Final match to Chinese YMCA College. This is the fourth time for our C Grade boys to get the Championship in the last ten years, which was a record in this area! Congratulations to Tak Sun!

18-Apr-2010

K-Swiss HK Inter-School Tennis Championships 2010

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This is the first time we participated in this event. With experience in the last HKSSF Inter-school Tennis Championship, this time, they had defeated Li Po Chun United World College to win the boys title. Well Done! Congratulations!

28-Mar-2010

1st runner-up in HKSSF B Grade Badminton Competition

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Our B Grade Badminton Team got the 1st runner-up in the HKSSF Badminton (Shatin & Sai Kung Area). This is the highest achievement we got in this competition! Well Done and Congratulations!

20-Mar-2010

HKSSF Tennis Championship

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Our newly formed School Tennis Team has won the 2nd Runner-up of the HKSSF Inter-school Tennis Championship (New Territories Secondary Schools). This is the first time the School form the team and then they got such a significant achievement! Well Done!

5-Mar-2010

HKSSF Inter-school Distance Run Championship

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With a wonderful team spirit, our school Cross-country Teams received good results in all 3 Grades: 2nd runner-up in A Grade, 1st runner-up in B Grade and merit in C Grade. Very well done, boys!

1-Feb-2010

The 1st Teenagers Handball Invitational Tournament

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CHEUNG Chi Wing, Tommy of 4W, WONG Jason Yip Lun of 4J and CHEUNG Shun Kan Kelvin of 3P represented Hong Kong and went to Singapore to participate in the 1st Singapore Teenagers Handball Invitation Tournament (??????????????) out of 16 players (aged under 16) from 24th to 28th January. Hong Kong got the 1st Runner-up in the Tournament. Congratulations to Hong Kong and Tak Sun Boys!

30-Jan-2010

All HK Schools Jing Ying Handball Tournament

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This is the first time for our School to enter the All Hong Kong Schools Jing Ying Handball Tournament. It is a great opportunity for our boys to learn from other schools. We entered the quarter-final at the end with a score at 12:13 loss to Ning Po No.2 College, only one step to get a trophy. However, it is a valuable experience for us to learn. Well done, boys!

16-Jan-2010

HKSSF A Grade Handball Champion

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Our A Grade Handball Team got the Champion in the HKSSF Handball (Shatin & Sai Kung Area) at a score 19:13 in the Final match to Yan Chai Hospital Tung Chi Ying Memorial Secondary School. This is the first time for our A Grade boys to get a Championship! With such achievements, they are qualified to the All Hong Kong Schools Jing Ying Handball Tournament 2009-2010. Congratulations to Tak Sun!

15-Jan-2010

HK Junior Sports Stars Awards

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Lo Chun Ming of 4T has been nominated to participate in the Hong Kong Junior Sports Stars Awards (category: Wushu). This is an official event organized by Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China. Chun Ming is a member of the Hong Kong Youth Team in Wushu. You may support him by casting a vote for him. Please refer to the following official website for more details and vote: http://sportstar2009.hkolympic.org/

19-Dec-2009

Christmas Caroling at Festival Walk

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Our School Choir was invited by the Festival Walk to give a performance of Christmas Carols. This year, Tak Oi Secondary School was invited to celebrate this happy moment. Their performance attracted many people in the shopping mall and gained great applause. Merry Christmas!

19-Dec-2009

JA Company Programme Trade Fair

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The Fluor-Man, a JA Company from Tak Sun Secondary School formed by a group of S4 and S6 students, received a merit award on the Best Product / Service Category in the “Company Programme Trade Fair” held on 19th December 2009. The JA Company Programme has been and continues to be the most popular Junior Achievement program, instilling in young people all over the world real business, teamwork, and leadership skills. Under the guidance of volunteer business advisers, students form a mini-corporation and operate a company as much as they would in the real world in about 18 weeks.

18-Dec-2009

Christmas Party

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It is an annual event coordinated by the Student Association. The Party this year was held on 18th December 2009. It consisted of three parts, namely, a drama show celebrating Christmas, a Christmas variety show and an individual class Christmas celebration. Not only did the students enjoy the food and presents, but also had a better understanding of the meaning of the Christmas – the birth of Jesus Christ.

12-Dec-2009

HKSSF B Grade Handball Final

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Our B Grade Handball Team got the 1st Runner-up in the HKSSF Handball (Shatin & Sai Kung Area) at a score 17:16 lost in the Final match to PLK C.W. Chu College. They did a great job and learnt a lot in the game!

7-Dec-2009

Visitors from University of Sweden

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Led by Prof. PANG Ming Fai from the University of Hong Kong, a group of six professors in Education from the University of Gothenburg and Uppsala University of Sweden visited our school. Some professional sharing sessions were conducted. This is a milestone epitomizing the educational partnership between Tak Sun Secondary School and other universities in the world.

19-Nov-2009

HKSSF Inter-School Cross-Country Team

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With a wonderful team spirit, our school Cross-country Teams received good results in all 3 Grades: 5th place in A Grade, championin in B Grade and 4th place in C Grade. Besides, FONG Tsz Lok, Jack of 4J got 6th place in B Grade while PUN Yiu Chung, Jonathan of 5D got 4th place in A Grade. Very well done, boys!

1-Nov-2009

"I love Ma On Shan Promenade" Photo Competition

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HO Chun Kit, Ben of 1P received Merit in the Secondary Section of the “I love Ma On Shan Promenade” Photo Competition organized by organized by the Area Committee, Shatin East One. The Ma On Shan Promenade is an newly opened venue next to our School, with a wonderful view to the Tolo Harbour.

23-Oct-2009

Dr. James' Visit

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A famous educational consultant, Dr. Abigail Norfleet James was invited from the United States, to visit our School. Experience sharing sessions on teaching boys in different places in the world have been conducted with our teaching staff.

22-Oct-2009

Joint School Staff Development Day

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The International Boys’ Schools Coalition (IBSC) has organized its first Regional Conference in Hong Kong. As a member school of the IBSC, we coordinate with Diocesan Boys’ School and St. Paul’s College in organizing workshops for their staff members in the theme of “Teaching Boys”. A famous educational consultant, Dr. Abigail Norfleet James was invited from the United States, to conduct those workshops. With her expertise is developmental and educational psychology as applied to the gendered classroom, every teacher got more insight in organizing a better class for the boys.

9-Oct-2009

HKSSF Inter-School Swimming Championships

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LAM Fong Ting, Oscar of 4T got the bronze medal in the A Grade 200M Individual Medley and A Grade 50M Breaststroke. WONG Tung Lok Jack of 3W got the bronze medal in the B Grade 50M and 100M Back Stroke. Well done, boys!

15-Sep-2009

ZESPRI Outstanding Junior Athlete Awards

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LO Chun Ming, Alex of 4T got the Outstanding Junior Athlete Award for the Second Quarter, 2009. The award presentation was held on 15th September to recognize the achievement of outstanding local junior athletes under the age of 19. There are only 5 recipients among all Hong Kong athletes and Alex is one of them. He first represented Hong Kong in 2008 at the 2nd World Junior Wushu Championships and his remarkable performance in men's 24 forms taijiquan event (Group B) earned him a gold medal. Well Done! (See http://www.hksi.org.hk/hksdb/front/e_wn1_r2_20090915.html)

20-Aug-2009

Taiwan Tien Jian Cup Handball Tournament

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WONG Jason Yip Lun of 4J, CHEUNG Chi Wing, Tommy of 4W and TANG Pak Hong, Nick of 5A have represented Hong Kong and gone to Taiwan to join the Taiwan National Tie Zhen Cup Handball Tournament (????????2009) out of 12 players (aged under 16) in Hong Kong in August. It is an International Handball Tournament including teams from Korea, Macau and Taiwan. The competition standard is extremely high.

5-Aug-2009

National Handball Tournament for Secondary Schools

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LAM Yung Kwan Aaron of 4P, CHEUNG Chi Wing, Tommy of 4W and TANG Pak Hong, Nick of 5A have represented Hong Kong (aged under 16) in the National Handball Tournament for Secondary Schools in China in August. Nick is the Team Captain of the Squad. They did learn a lot from other big teams and their teammates.

5-Aug-2009

Hong Kong Shanghai National Team

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Lee Wai Tung, Tony of 5A has been a member of the Hong Kong Junior Squad for four years. He represented Hong Kong (aged under 18) in this summer and went to Shanghai participating in the National Handball Tournament for Secondary Schools in China. They won some of the big teams in China such as Beijing, Shanghai and Macau and became Champion in China.

7-Jun-2009

Ping Shan Tang Clan Gallery Exhibition

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The committee members of History Club organized an exhibition called "Traditional Marriage in Hong Kong" in the Ping Shan Tang Clan Gallery. This project is a joint venture between our School and the Antiquities and Monuments Office, LCSD. For more information, please see http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/Museum/Monument/en/ping_shan_special.php

31-May-2009

Championships of the Hong Kong 2009 Duathlon Series

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The School Cross Country Team members Fong Tsz Lok of 3M, Chan Ching Him of 2T, YEUNG Lok Lai of 2T and YIM Ho Yin of 1J won the Championship of both Race 1 and Race 2 in the section of Course B2 – Boys’ School Team of the competition organized by the Hong Kong Triathlon Association. Congratulations!

31-May-2009

Hong Kong Elite District Team Championships

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Twenty-one of our students from the B grade and C grade handball teams were selected to represent Shatin in competitions in the Hong Kong Elite Handball District Team Championship held on 31st May. Our students won the championships in two competitions, one in the “under 16” age group and the other in the “under 15” age group. Cliff Tong of 3P got the MVP award in this event.

30-May-2009

HKSSF Football Championship

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Our Grade B Football Team got the championship of the 2008-09 HKSSF Shatin and Sai Kung Area Football Competition. Congratulations!

23-May-2009

HK200 Leadership Programme Inauguration

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Three students were accepted to participate in this programme organized by the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups. They are Mok Yi Yun, Jonathan of 7B, Chow Hok Him of 6B and Ho Hoi Tung of 6B. The will participate in a serious of leadership training during the summer and an exchange programme to meet officials of China in August.

19-May-2009

Visit to Caritas School of Nursing

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A group of Form 6 students visited the Caritas School of Nursing. They made use of this golden opportunity to explore more regarding their careers. More visits have been organized with the aid from our Parent-Teacher Association (PTA). For more information, please visit our PTA website.

22-Apr-2009

Visitors from the Guangzhou No. 2 Middle School

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In order to enhance continuous professional development, the Guangzhou No. 2 Middle School sent a group of six teachers to visit our School. Several teaching demonstrations and professional sharing sessions were conducted. This is indeed a milestone epitomizing the educational partnership between Tak Sun Secondary School and our sister school in China.

23-Mar-2009

HKSSF Shatin & Sai Kung Area Handball Competition

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Our B Grade Handball team lost in the Final (16:17) and got the 1st runner-up. It is not an easy job to be the champion for the third consecutive year. However, it surely was an invaluable experience for our boys to learn from the game, which was an important lesson before the next success. Keep it up, boys!

1-Mar-2009

Hong Kong Elite District Team Championships

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Ten B grade & C grade handball team members were picked by Wong Tai Sin District Handball Team (There are 14 team members in that team). They got the Championship of Kowloon Area and they also got the 2nd runner up in the Hong Kong District Handball Team Competition 2008-2009.

1-Mar-2009

Ma On Shan Azalea Festival 2009

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The Opening Ceremony and the Plantation Day of the 4th Ma On Shan Azalea Festival, sponsored by the Shatin District Council, was held on 1st March at our school. Our principal, Dr. Edward Woo was invited as a guest of honour in the Opening Ceremony. Our students participated in the plantation of azalea along the Ning Tai Road so that azalea can be seen everywhere and has become a landmark of the Ma On Shan district.

16-Feb-2009

HKSSF Inter-school Athletics Championships 2009

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Our athletic team performed very well in the Championships. A Grade ranked the 8th place (Merit) while C Grade ranked the 7th place (Merit) among more than 2000 competitors from 50 school teams in Shatin and Sai Kung Area. Well done!

16-Feb-2009

HKSSF Shatin & Sai Kung Area Handball Competition

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Our A grade Handball team has tried their best in the game and finally they got the 2nd runner-up in the competition, which is the best result in the last 5 years. We have the potentials to have positions in all three grades. Congratulations! Well done, boys!

15-Feb-2009

A. S. Watson Group HK Student Sports Award

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Lee Wai Tung, Tony of 5A (the tallest students of the top row), as a Hong Kong Handball Team Junior Squad member, obtained the A. S. Watson Group Hong Kong Student Sports Award. He participated in the Prize Presentation Ceremony at Queen Elizabeth Stadium. Apart from receiving a certificate and a scholarship, he will have a chance to participate in the Beijing Sports Exchange Programme in the Summer.

8-Feb-2009

HKSSF School Individual Fencing Competition 2009

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LAI Clarence Ka Tsun of 6A and WONG Tsz Ho, Kevin of 1T got the champion of the A-Grade Epee and C-Grade Epee respectively. Also, AU Chun Yuen, Jack of 3T got the 2nd runner-up of B-Grade Sabre. This is the first time for our school received rankings in all 3 grades. Congratulations, boys! Besides, LAI Clarence Ka Tsun of 6A is now currently ranked No. 1 among all Hong Kong Epee players (boys’ age under 20) and ranked 11 among all Hong Kong male Epee players! Well done, Clarence!

4-Feb-2009

Outstanding performance done by AU Lut Chi

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Our graduate, AU Lut Chi (F7 Graduate of Class of 2007) participated with his classmates in the City University of Hong Kong in the 6th Annual Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition by winning the Honourable Mention for the Claimant’s Memorandum. “Our team competed against other teams from around the world and this helped to boost my understanding of the civil and common law systems and various debating techniques,” said Au Lut-chi, who was taking part in his first competition. He also thanked his team members for polishing his knowledge of complicated international law concepts. Congratulations to AU Lut Chi!

13-Dec-2008

Choir Performance at the Cathedral

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Our School Choir was invited to give a performance in the Centenary of the Birth of Rev. Lau Wing Yiu Concert at the Cathedral on Hong Kong Island on 13th December 2008. The performance gained great applause. More photos could be found at the Sacred Music Commission: http://www.musicasacra.org.hk/gallery/PDF/concertalbum.pdf. Video can be found at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOQ0uwW4kCA

7-Dec-2008

Shatin National Education Quiz Competition

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Our school team got the 1st runner-up in the Shatin National Education Quiz Competition, organized by the Shatin Inhabitants Association. The team members are FUNG Sau Yi, Erik, LAM Wang Fung, David, LING Chun Ho, Brian and YAU Ming Kei, Samuel of 4B. Well Done!

29-Nov-2008

Tak Sun Cup Mathematics Competition

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This is the first year the school organizes an invitational competition for primary school. Four different schools have been invited to this competition: Dr. Catherine F Woo Memorial School (am), Dr. Catherine F Woo Memorial School (pm), Kowloon City Baptist Church Hay Nien Primary School and Leung Kui Kau Lutheran Primary School. Finally, Leung Kui Kau Lutheran Primary School won the champion. All primary students enjoyed the atmosphere of our school.

19-Nov-2008

HKSSF Inter-school Cross-country Competition

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With a wonderful team spirit, our school Cross-country Teams received good results in all 3 Grades: Merit in A Grade, 2nd runner-up in B Grade and 1st runner-up in C Grade. Besides, in C Grade, CHAN Ching Him of 2T got the individual champion. YUEN Cheuk Bun, Benjamin of 1W and PUN Yiu Chung, Jonathan of 4D got 6th place in C Grade and B Grade respectively. Very well done, boys!

5-Nov-2008

Hong Kong Community Weather Information Network

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The School and the Hong Kong Observatory celebrated the first Anniversary of the Hong Kong Community Weather Information Network (HK CO-WIN) on 5th November 2008. It is a precious opportunity for the School to contribute to the society by providing pieces of real-time weather info to the Hong Kong Observatory.

10-Oct-2008

Inter-school Swimming Competition

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LAM Fong Ting, Oscar of 3P got the gold medal in the B Grade Boys’ 200m individual medley and the silver medal in the B Grade Boys’ 100m breaststroke individual. Our B Grade swimming team got the silver medal in the B Grade Boys’ 4 x 50m freestyle relay. In addition, our swimming team got the 4th place in the Grade B overall championship. Well done, boys!

31-Aug-2008

The HK Youth Aged Group Handball Competition 2008

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They got the 1st runner-up last year in Aged Group Handball Competition 2007. They have had been defeated by the team who was the 1st runner-up in this competition at last. They felt disappointed and regretful but they still had a chance to get the championship before the end of all the matches. This is the rule of this game! However, they knew what failure was and they knew how they could succeed. At last, they beat that team again and got the Championship finally!

25-Aug-2008

Taiwan Tien Jiem Cup Handball Tournament 2008

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It was great news that 4 Tak Sun Boys represented had Hong Kong and gone to Taiwan to join the Taiwan National Tie Zhen Cup Handball Tournament (????????2008) out of 18 players (aged under 16) in Hong Kong from 20 to 25 August. Seen in the photo are LEE Wai Tung, Tony of 4A, TANG Pak Hong of 3W, LAM Yung Kwan, Aaron of 2W and TANG Siu Hang of 2J selected as members of the Hong Kong Handball Junior Squad in 2008.

26-Jul-2008

The 22nd HK 5 on 5 Children Handball Competition

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In the past three months, competitions were interrupted several times by the weather. Students have learnt patience and stamina because they had to face three matches per day in the Final. Finally, they beat the last year champion and became the champion in Hong Kong.

17-Jul-2008

Visit by Bishop Javier Echevarria

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It is our honour that the School hosted a gathering with the Prelate of Opus Dei. There were gatherings with our teachers, parents and students and friends from differnt countries. Thereafter all of them went to the School Hall for the Get-together.

16-Jul-2008

The 7th Akita Cup Beach Handball Open (C Grade)

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This was the first time our boys had played handball on sand. They went to the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology to play handball. Maybe this was the first time they had entered and had competition in a university. This was a special experience for them to experience university life. They enjoyed sun-bathing while playing Beach Handball, but it was hard to run on the hot sand. Moreover, they should learn how to adapt to the new rules of Beach Handball but they tried hard to play. They got the Second Runner-up and the 5th place finally.

18-May-2008

TSSS Choirs at Ave Maria

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Our School Choir was invited to give a performance for an annual event "Ave Maria" at St. Anthony’s Church. The event is celebrating the month of Mary. Our school choir performed "For The Beauty Of The Earth" by John Rutter and then performed, with Tak Oi Secondary School, "Rise On Wings of Hope" by Brian Carr. They received commendable feedback from the audience. [CLICK PHOTO FOR VIDEO]

17-May-2008

HKSSF C-Grade Handball Competition 2007-2008

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Our C-Grade Handball has won the championship in the competition. Our team defeated the Po Leung Kuk C W Chu College with 20:8 in the final. Out of 56 school teams in the district, we are the winner in both B-Grade and C-Grade. It reflects our boys’ perseverance in the 9-month intensive training. Well Done, boys!

12-May-2008

Hong Kong Elite District Team Championship

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Twelve boys from our B-Grade & C-Grade handball teams have been selected and trained for the Hong Kong Elite District Team Championship. They have represented Kowloon & New Territories East in this game. Finally, they got Second runner-up in Hong Kong.

27-Apr-2008

Hong Kong and Macau Inter-School Straw Competition

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Two groups of 2T students (group 1: LEE Ka Huen, Bryan, WONG Siu Kei, Michael, CHAU Kwan Hang, Denis, LAI Chi Fung, Antony; group 2: LAM Ho Wang, Marco, HO Samuel Cheuk-Hong, FUNG Man Nok, Norman, LAM Pui Kin Jeremy) participated in the Hong Kong and Macau Inter-School Straw Competition 2008 (junior group) “Roll in the City” organized by the Physics and Material Science Society of the City University of Hong Kong Students' Union. The boys thoroughly enjoyed the competition and gained valuable experience. They are looking forward to joining the competition again next year!

26-Apr-2008

Championship in the Southern District Beach Run

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Our cross-country running team members, KWOK Tsz Leung of 3P, PUN Yiu Chung, Jonathan of 3P, CHAN Chun Hung, Stanley of 6A and SIU Cheuk Wing of 6A, won the Championship in the Southern District Beach Run welcoming the Olympic Torch Relay among 40 secondary school teams in Hong Kong.

21-Apr-2008

Aviation Week

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The Aviation Week was held from 21 April to 25 April 2008. The objective was to empower our students to have more explorations in science and career prospects in the local and international aspects of the aviation industry. During the last two days, a mini airplane was displayed on school campus. Many students, who had a touchable hands-on experience to be a pilot sitting inside the cockpit, really fell in love with experiential learning!

19-Apr-2008

Hong Kong Historic Buildings Photo Competition

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Lau Sing Lai of 3J, one of our Photography Team members, won the Merit Award of Conservation and Revitalisation of Historic Buildings Photo Competition among more than 1,000 entries. This photograph was shot in front of the former Kowloon-Canton Railway Clock Tower. The new buildings in the photograph symbolize the new 21st century. In this photograph, there is a boy taking pictures and it means that everybody will still pay attention to the Clock Tower in the years to come while the stars suggest that the Clock Tower will continue to shine and attract visitors in the future.

12-Apr-2008

Sir Edward Youde Memorial Prizes 2008

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CHOW Hok Him, Hugo of 5C and MOK Yi Yun, Jonathan of 6B were awarded the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Prizes for Senior Secondary School Students. This is a prize that will definitely encourage them to attain a higher standard of learning and to further develop their leadership abilities.

26-Mar-2008

Visit to Guangzhou No. 2 Middle School

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The School Supervisor, the Principal, the Vice-principal, Directors, as well as a group of English and Chinese teachers paid a whole-day visit to our sister school during the Easter break. Apart from visiting the school campuses of their junior and senior schools, we also had lesson observation, group discussion and sharing sessions. Our English Teachers also organized teaching demonstrations for 2 junior form classes. It is believed that further cooperation will take place later. [CLICK PHOTO FOR VIDEO]

15-Mar-2008

HKSSF B-Grade Handball Competition 2007-2008

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Our B-Grade Handball has won the championship in the competition. With a good start of 6:0, our team defeated the YMCA College with 21:15 in the final. Lee Wai Tung, Tony of 4A scored 10 goals. It reflects our boys’ perseverance in training and stability in performance.

14-Mar-2008

60th Hong Kong Schools Music Festival

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Our school treble choir has won the first place with 90 marks among 35 teams. We are at least 3 marks higher than the other 3 teams in the second place and 4 marks higher than the other 4 teams in the third place. It definitely demonstrates the Tak Sun team spirit. Well Done, boys!

7-Mar-2008

HKSSF Inter-school Distance Run Championships 2008

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Our cross-country running team has got brilliant results! Our A, B and C Grade team members have got the 1st runner-up, the 3rd runner-up and the 2nd runner-up respectively in the Championships among about 40 teams in Shatin and Sai Kung.

3-Mar-2008

Good news in the 60th Schools Music Festival

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Our school intermediate choir, with Tak Oi Secondary School Choir has won the third place in the category of the Folk Church Music - Secondary School Choir (Age 18 and under). It demonstrates the efforts paid in the preparation and collaboration between schools. Their performance at Tak Sun Family Fun Day was highly appreciated by the parents. Congratulations!

21-Feb-2008

Exhibition of Secondary Students' Creative VA Work

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The creative products from LO Lut Yin, Kavier of 2P and LEE Le Tian, Ken Leite Frederick of 4D have been selected for display in the exhibition. Their artworks were displayed in Room WP01, Podium, West Block, Education Bureau Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon until 23 February.

17-Feb-2008

Hong Kong District Handball Competition 2007-2008

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The Shatin District Handball Team has won the 5th place in the Competition. In this district team, there are 14 Tak Sun boys! Some of them might be selected in the Hong Kong Youth Team for further training. [CLICK PHOTO FOR VIDEO]

17-Feb-2008

Orientation Day of Exceptionally Gifted Students

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Six students have been selected by the EDB in the Support Measures for the Exceptionally Gifted Student Enhancement Programme, including LUI Tsz Ching, Jason of 4D (Mathematics), LUK Ka Him, Peter of 6A (Science), YAU Ho Yin, Ringo of 6B (Computer Science), SHAM Long Yin, Jacky of 4B (Social Science), WONG Ki Sum Samson of 6A (Social Science) and MOK Yi Yun, Jonathan of 6B (Leadership). They will participate in a series of programmes provided by different tertiary institutions and non-government organizations to enhance their talents in their specialized areas.

10-Feb-2008

Ma On Shan Cup 8K Distance Run Competition 2008

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Under the freezing temperature (10C), two sub-groups of our cross-country team won the 2nd and the 3rd places among more than 30 teams in Hong Kong. This event was one of the official activities to celebrate the Beijing 2008 Olympics.

29-Jan-2008

HKSSF Inter-school Athletics Championships 200708

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Our athletic team performed very well in the Championships on three days – 22nd, 24th and 29th January. Both B and C Grade athletic teams ranked the 6th place (Merit) while Grade A ranked the 8th place (Merit) among more than 2000 competitors from 50 school teams in Shatin and Sai Kung Area.

27-Jan-2008

Diabetes Hongkong Healthy Run 2008

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The Diabetes Hong Kong held this event in Tai Po Tolo Harbour. The aim of this Health Run was to raise the awareness of Hong Kong people on the diabetes and the importance of regular exercise. Six representatives from our school cross-country team completed the race and received certificates.

27-Jan-2008

Hong Kong Red Cross Youth of The Year Award 2007

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LI Ho Wang Kenneth of 7A, leader of the YU 304 (TSSS) last year, received the Hong Kong Red Cross Youth of The Year Award 2007. The award is to recognize his outstanding contribution to the community through Red Cross service in the last academic year. He shared with more than 600 audiences about his happy moments in this uniform group. Congratulations!

7-Jan-2008

Joint School Oral Practice

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In order to help our F7 students better prepare for their public examinations, different schools have been invited for English oral practices. Teachers from different schools gave the participants valuable comments immediately afterwards. The students have learnt a lot and felt more confident about the examination.

23-Dec-2007

Joint School Christmas Ball

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The Ball entitled “Night of Mystery” was organized at our school. This was an event jointly organized by the Student Associations of Sha Tin Methodist College, Baptist Lui Ming Choi Secondary School, Christian Alliance Cheng Wing Gee College and S.K.H. Lam Kau Mow Secondary School and our school. Apart from celebrating the true meaning of Christmas, students were able to upgrade their interpersonal skills.

22-Dec-2007

School Choir Performance at Festival Walk

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Our School Choir was invited by the Festival Walk to give a performance of Christmas Carols. This year, Tak Oi Secondary School was invited to celebrate this happy moment. Their performance attracted many people in the shopping mall and gained great applause. Merry Christmas!

15-Dec-2007

Junior Achievement Company Programme

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Ten F6 students organized a mini-company in the Junior Achievement Company Programme. It encouraged young people to participate in a range of activity-based education programmes, which were designed to help them understand the world of work and develop their entrepreneurial thinking, career aspiration and other life-wide values essential to their future success. They had a wonderful experience.

13-Dec-2007

Clean Hong Kong Ambassadors

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Thirty students were awarded Bronze Medals of the Clean Hong Kong Ambassadors. With the aid of the Home Affairs Department, we invited the Environmental Protection Department to deliver a talk to raise students’ awareness of the importance of the environmental protection.

2-Dec-2007

Inter-school Fencing Competition

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LAI Clarence Ka Tsun of 5A got the Championship in the A Grade Boys’ Epee. AU Chun Yuen, Jack of 2T got the 2nd place in the C Grade Boys' Sabre. In addition, our Fencing Team got the 3rd place in the B Grade Boys' Foil and Boys' Overall Championship. Well done, boys!

20-Nov-2007

59th Hong Kong Schools Speech Festival

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In the Speech Festival, LEUNG Edwin Yung Hong of 6A got the championship in the category of Solo Verse Speaking - Non-Open Secondary 6-7 Boys with 96 marks – a very remarkable achievement! The adjudicator, Mr. Paul Trigg, was totally impressed by Edwin's performance and praised him for his “Excellent performance. Perfect diction.” It definitely indicates Tak Sun boys really learn joyfully in a holistic English-speaking environment on and off campus.

20-Nov-2007

Inter-school Cross-country Competition

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With a wonderful team spirit, our school Cross-country Teams received 3 trophies in all 3 Grades: 2nd runner-up in A Grade, 3rd runner-up in B Grade and 2nd runner-up in C Grade. Besides, CHAN Chun Hung, Stanley of 6A and TSANG Ka Nan, Nathan of 5B got 6th and 7th places respectively in A Grade; PUN Yiu Chung, Jonathan of 3P got 9th place in B Grade and CHAN Ching Him, Carter of 1T got 5th place in C Grade. Very well done, boys!

9-Nov-2007

Visit from Guangzhou No. 2 Middle School

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Being our sister school, the Guangzhou No. 2 Middle School sent three representatives to visit our school. More professional sharing sessions will be conducted in the future. This is a milestone epitomizing the educational partnership between Tak Sun Secondary School and our motherland.

22-Oct-2007

Hong Kong Secondary Schools Visual Arts Creativity

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CHAN Yin Fung of 4A won the championship in the junior section of the competition in the category of photography. This is a good example of our students’ versatility in the realm of lifelong and lifewide learning.

11-Oct-2007

Inter-school Swimming Competition (11-12 Oct 2007)

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WONG Tung Lok Jack of 1T got the gold medal in the C Grade Boys’ 50m backstroke individual. CHAN Chi To Kingsley of 3P got the silver medal in the B Grade Boys’ 50m free style individual. In addition, our swimming team received a merit in the B Grade Overall Championship. Well done, boys!

22-Sep-2007

C Grade Handball Team

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Our C Grade handball team got the 1st runner up for the Hong Kong Aged Group Handball Tournament (Below 14). This is our second time getting a prize in open competitions. Also, 14 students of our handball team have been selected to join the Shatin District Handball Team (Below 15).


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