We were privileged to be selected as one of 40 schools to participate in the inaugural Ocean Park International STEAM Conference. The conference, a showcase of schools’ outstanding contribution and development to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics), was attended by participants from Asia, Europe, Australia, and North America.
Sports teams took part in various internal and external competitions and performed satisfactorily through perseverance. Enclosed is the list of achievements. We hope that all of us can continue working hard in the holiday to prepare better for the upcoming challenges.
11 S4 students were nominated for the iTeen Leadership Programme for Senior Secondary School Students (2018/19) and took part in planning and organizing various activities to enhance students’ understanding on the work of ICAC and reinforce their positive values.
Organised by the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, the ceremony for CLP Energy for Brighter Tomorrows Award 2019 was held on June 29 to commend 20 Hong Kong youths who took a positive attitude against various difficulties. The award scheme received a total of 236 students from 107 schools and youth service units this year. Our student 6B Chung Chi Wah was awarded a scholarship of $5000 for staying positive in face of adversity.
Sun Hoi Ambassadors wish to stimulate the creativity and imagination of young souls through painting, a new, innovative and trendy form of art. Meanwhile, the positivity is spread through the sharing of the volunteers and service receivers. At the same time, the hard work of the students is highly praised and proven through the awarding of the Outstanding Service Commendation by the VQ Foundation in the Service Anywhere Social Innovative Service Competition. We also took part in the game stall design competition of Tuen Mun District Civic Education Carnival cum Prize Presentation Ceremony, which provides a unique opportunity for students to showcase their interactive game systems and designs with an aim of raising public awareness on the importance of positive values and attitudes, and received a certificate of appreciation for our efforts.
It is the third year our school took part in ICAS. Our students obtained great results this year. 56 students were invited to compete in ICAS 2019 doing 3 papers namely, English, Mathematics and Science. They won 5 Distinctions, 15 Credits and 9 Merits. Our school is very proud of them. All competitors of each paper were given at least 2 trainings before the competition took place from 6th March to 8th March.
The Student of the Year is a territory-wide competition annually organized by South China Morning Post and sponsored by the Hong Kong Jockey Club. Coco Lee from 4B, as a rope skipping sportsperson who won many awards locally and internationally, went through successfully the interviews and outward bound programme for the contestants to get the award in the sportsperson category. The award presentation ceremony was on 25th May, 2019 in Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel. Shortlisted students of all categories were invited to attend the ceremony to celebrate the outstanding achievements.
Five students attended a charity event co-organized by Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers and Hong Kong Book Fair in July, 2018 and had their articles published in a book. Several copies of the book can be accessed at our school library for students to appreciate their excellent works.
Our alumni Mr. Yip Ka Ming and Mr. Ng Ka Nok have achieved outstanding academic performance and received scholarships and awards in the academic year 2018/19 at the College of International Education of the Hong Kong Baptist University.
Our popular band took part in The Sound of Power The Sound of Band Competition, organized by the Church of United Brethren in Christ Social Service Division and sponsored by the Home Affairs Bureau and Youth Development Commission. The band took part in both the preliminary and final and was awarded three prizes, Overall Champion, Best Vocal and Best Guitarist. As the overall champion in the secondary school sector, the band received $1000 coupons and a trophy. In addition to that, Chan Sze Chun from 4B, the best vocal, and Luk Ka Ho from 4B, the best guitarist, each received a trophy.
We are pleased to announce that Batdee Putanead Nicholas of 4B and Natalie Mi of 3A performed brilliantly in the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups English Public Speaking Contest 2019. Nicholas finished top five in the District Preliminary Round, top ten in the District Semi-Final Round and participated in the District Final Round. Natalie finished top five in the District Preliminary Round and participated in the District Semi-Final Round. Despite being the very first contestants representing our school in inter-school public speaking competitions, they were highly praised by the adjudicators.
With dedication and hard work, our Chinese Orchestra has won the Gold Award in Joint School Music Competition 2019, the Bronze Prize in the Chinese Orchestra Contest of Hong Kong Youth Music Interflows, and accomplished the 71st Hong Kong Schools Music Speech Festival with a merit. Special thanks to our honourable conductor, Mr Pang for his time, patience and guidance.
Our popular band, comprising of mainly Form 4 students, took part in the Inter-School Music Competition 2019, held by the Joint School Music Association. The band performed in Youth Square on 12th April 2019 and was awarded for the outstanding performance.
19 members of our Drama Club took part in the Hong Kong School Drama Festival 2018/19 (Cantonese Category). Since a considerable number of participants had no prior experience, the whole group had 20 drama training sessions and several rehearsals before the actual performance on 7th March. We received three prizes, Award for Outstanding Script, Award for Outstanding Performer and Award for Outstanding Cooperation. Our students found it encouraging to receive the awards after spending so much time and effort on preparing for the show.
Liberal Studies teachers in Sun Hoi have always been encouraging students to read more about current affairs and analyze events objectively through critical thinking from multiple perspectives.
William Poon Chiu Leuk, a Sun Hoi student who is currently studying music in Hungary as an exchange student, took part in the Kiskoros Piano Etude Competition for his host school on 14th March 2019. He was one of the five representatives of his host school. It was a large competition with around 100 participants from 22 schools and a professional panel of judges.
William managed to win the Special Prize (Kulondij) with his performances of Czerny Etude op.299 no.19 and Chopin Etude op.25 no.2. Congratulations to William and his teachers for the outstanding achievement!
After intense practice for months, our Dance Team won the Excellent Award in the 55th Schools Dance Festival.
Outstanding Sun Hoi Student Award is an annual award to encourage students to develop their skills in multiple dimensions. Teachers may nominate students who have displayed their abilities in multiple aspects and the nominees would be interviewed by a panel consisting of Principal Chow, vice principals and teachers.
William Poon Chiu Leuk, a Sun Hoi student who is currently studying in Hungary as an exchange student, took part in the organization of a concert at his host school and performed in it. Knowing that many in Sun Hoi are excited to know more about his life as an exchange student in Hungary, William has decided to share his experience: Thank you everyone for coming to my piano solo concert!