Brother Alphonsus, a De La Salle Brother for 75 years, passed away peacefully in Ruttonjee Hospital in Hong Kong on Saturday, 5th January 2019.
He joined the La Salle Brothers in 1943. He came to Hong Kong in 1958. He had served in La Salle College (1958-1962); St. Joseph’s College (1962-1974); and De La Salle Secondary School NT (1974-1993). He also served as Supervisor of St. Joseph’s Primary School and of St. Joseph’s College Kindergarten.
Brother Alphonsus was a jolly and kind-hearted person and will be missed by his confreres, staff, students, parents and friends. We would like to extend our sympathy to all the members of his family. May he now rest in the loving presence of our God.
On Thursday, 17th January 2019, at 7:45 p.m., a Vigil Requiem Mass will be celebrated at the New Hall of St. Joseph’s College, 7 Kennedy Road, Central Hong Kong.
On Friday, 18th January 2019, at 10 a.m., a Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the New Hall of St. Joseph’s College. The Mass will be followed by internment at St. Michael’s Cemetery, Happy Valley.
The College is pleased to announce that Tang Tsz Ming (4F) has been awarded the Ng Teng Fong scholarship. The scholarship was set up in 2015 in memory of Mr Ng Teng Fong, the founder of Sino Group, with aims to encourage less privileged students from secondary schools who have good academic achievement, good conduct and active participation in extra-curricular activities and community activities.
In addition, Wong Tsz Hang (Class of 2018) has been selected as one of the awardees of the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Medal 2018.
Congratulations to Tsz Ming and Tsz Hang for their marvelous achievements.
Music Team Announcement
The Music Team is pleased to announce that our Symphony Orchestra was awarded the Gold Prize in the 2018 Hong Kong Youth Music Interflows Symphony Orchestra Contest held on 20th December in Shatin Town Hall.
The piece our orchestra played was Symphony No. 1 in D major, 4th Movement by G. Mahler.
The performance was well received by the adjudicators and the audience.
Congratulations to our Symphony Orchestra and thanks to their teacher advisors Mr Wan, Mr Lam, Conductor Mr Ngai and all old boy and parent supporters.
Math Team Announcement
The Math Team is pleased to announce that Bai Zhiyuan (6F) has been awarded the Gold Prize in the 2018 Hang Lung Mathematics Awards.
Over 90 teams from 60 secondary schools in Hong Kong participated in the 2018 Hang Lung Mathematics Awards. The topic Zhiyuan researched on is “On the Trapezoidal Peg Problem among Convex Curves”.
Congratulations to Zhiyuan and thanks to his teacher advisor Mr Law for his guidance and support.
The Gifted Education Team is pleased to announce that our team in the AI Challenge-Weather Forecasting Competition was awarded the 1st runner-up.
"AI Challenge – Weather Forecasting Competition" was jointly organised by Hong Kong Education City (HKEdCity), Microsoft, Hong Kong Observatory and Hong Kong Meteorological Society. Students had to make use of machine learning/deep learning in AI and the previous 10 years’ meteorological data provided by the HKO to forecast temperature at Zero Carbon Building (ZCB) in Kowloon Bay from 26th to 30th November 2018. The team designed, analysed and presented strategies by using data visualisation tool, Microsoft power BI.
The competition was supported by Microsoft and HKO to empower the use of machine learning/deep learning in AI and problem solving in a real-life situations, as well as to enhance the awareness of climate change and sustainable development.
Team members are:
- Lee Cheuk Kit (F3E) 李卓傑
- Kwok Long Fung (F3B) 郭朗峯
- Mak Sebastian Duncan (F2D) 麥灝麟
- Tse Pun Yiu (F2F) 謝本耀
- Yeung Chun Yin (F2F) 楊俊彥
Teacher advisor : Mr WONG Wing Hong (Computer Team) and Mr John MAK (Gifted Education Coordinator)
Congratulations to the team and thanks to their teacher advisors Mr Wong and Mr Mak.