As per the government announcement, La Salle College will be closed until 16th March. All school activities will be cancelled until February 17th. The study room will also be closed. Please check the website and school email for further announcements regarding Mock Exam arrangements and homework assignments
The Economics Team is pleased to announce that our team won the 1st -runner up of an Economics analysis competition 語出經人經濟分析比賽 2019.
There were more than 100 teams participating in the competition this year. The competition was very fierce. The adjudicator praised the team to have shown “good understanding of the issues and presented inspiring ideas to many topics, with the support of relevant real world data.”
Congratulations to the team and thanks to their teacher advisor Mr Yip for his guidance and support.
The English Team is pleased to announce that Lai Ching Kei Oliver (5G) has won the Hong Kong International Young Readers Festival (HKIYRF) 2019 Creative Writing Competition, co-organised by the Hong Kong International Literary Festival and One City One Book Hong Kong. As one of the 5 winners this year, his entry, “The Arrival”, will be published on the HKIYRF website.
The Team is also pleased to announce that Lai Ching Kei Oliver and Choi Wai Ching Daniel (5G) have received promising results at The Standard’s 8th English Writing Competition. The results are as follows:
First Runner-up: Lai Ching Kei Oliver
Merit: Choi Wai Ching Daniel
Category Awards: Lai Ching Kei Oliver (Sports Communication)
Choi Wai Ching Daniel (Social Issues)
Congratulations to Oliver and Daniel for their achievements.
The College is pleased to announce that out of the eight awardees of the 2019 Ten Outstanding Young People Award, two of them are our alumni. Professor Jason Yam (Class of 1998) is now the Associate Director, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong. In Hong Kong, the disparity between the rich and the poor is big. The eye health of poor children is often neglected. As such, Professor Yam and his team initiated the most extensive service scheme in Hong Kong to teach children across Hong Kong to protect their eyes by enhancing public awareness, building volunteer platforms, and connecting different social sectors. In the past five years, they have provided a service for more that 20,000 grass-root families, and organized more than 170 public educational talks. In total, they reached over 30,000 parents and 2,000 teachers and social workers.
Mr Arnold Chan (Class of 2005) gave up his lucrative job in investment banking and turned to education for the underprivileged. The only reason for him to step out from his comfort zone is that he wants to give back to society by helping the underprivileged school children with the strong belief that “education changes destiny.” Arnold teamed up with a group of enthusiastic and passionate young leaders to set up Teach4HK, following the model of Teach for America. Teach4HK offers a 1-year fellowship programme to university graduates who will serve full-time in schools. While the children will directly benefit, Arnold hopes that a greater impact can be attained when the fellow teachers, with experience in teaching, will take education into account to make a difference in whatever their future career will be. At present, 36 local schools are in this programme.
Congratulations to Jason and Arnold who clearly show the Lasallian spirit of service. The College wishes them every success in their future endeavours.