On 29th of October, around 30 of our graduates from the Class 1976 came back to visit their alma mater. It was the 40th anniversary of their graduation from SFXC. On this special day, they all dressed in tidy school uniform and become students once again to learn the history and development of the school. It was a sweet reunion of brotherhood, friendship and cherishable memories.
Thanks for your visit, old boys. You are forever Xaverians and the alma mater will always welcome you with outstretched arms.
The JA Company Programme provides an entrepreneurial learning experience for young people The programme seeks to nurture a new generation of entrepreneurial, innovative and civic-minded talents for Hong Kong. It is one of the largest youth entrepreneurship programs in Hong Kong.
With 32 Form 4 and 5 students in our school forming the company, Greenovation, has kicked off their fascinating journey of 9 months. Meetings will be held regularly every Saturday.
Justin Chan, the successfully elected CEO, introduced Greenovation during the morning assembly on October 28th. “Green Business” was the picked theme by the Xaverians. Promised to bring innovative elements to customers and shareholders, the name Greenovation, was formed. “The word Greenovation is the combination of two words: GREEN and INNOVATION.” He explained. “These are indeed the two core values of us.”
Meanwhile, Justin also delivered the vision and mission of the company, in which the mission statement is: “Change Your Lifestyle, Change The World.” Sworn to lead students from different classes, Justin _ to turn visions to clear missions, and to achieve them accordingly.
Apparently the boys have just ended their capital raising campaign, which took them less than two days to issue all the 200 public shares, costing $25 dollars each. Setting up counters in the campus, teachers and students purchased the shares during recess time, lunchtime and after school.
The students are now guiding by two business advisors, who voluntarily invest their time and experience in the company program. They are Mr. Paul Ho and Mr. Francis Chan – two alumni of our school.
Under the vote of all company staff members, 6 board of directors were elected. They are:
The annual Athletic Meets were concluded on 20th October 2016. Many meaning sports events, other than those traditional ones, were staged, including the Teachers’ & Students’ 3000 m, 4x100m Teacher-Student Relay and 4x100 friendly relays for both the allied primary schools and secondary schools. The Inter-house Cheer Dancing Competition, once again became the highlight of the day. Towards the end of the event, we had the honor to have representatives of our 1976 graduates to be our presenters for the awards. Finally, the annual Athletic Meets were concluded by thundering applause with Red House winning the overall champion.
In the afternoon of 4th October 2016, HKCA Young Members Society and Hong Kong Repertory Theatre co-organized the Career Related Experience (CRE) activity – Career Theater “建造業情深”– for our F.4 and F.5 students. The activity aimed at helping students develop career awareness and promote the understanding of the construction industry. After watching a lively, innovative and interactive short play, our alumnus, Mr. Michael Cheung, gave an informative talk about the qualification of different positions, personal professional growth and career development in the construction industry. Thanks to the organizers, our students gained some valuable insights and more understanding about the industry, which would shed light on their future career choices.