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Tak Sun Secondary School

Tak Sun Secondary School
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27 Ning Tai Road, Ma On Shan, Sha Tin District, New Territories, Hong Kong
Information
TypeDSS Boys School
MottoIn Labore Gaudium (Latin)
Joy in Duty
勤而樂
(Chinese)
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
Established2000; 24 years ago (2000)
PresidentDr. Peter M. Herbert
PrincipalDennis Law
Vice principalsMervyn Lam, Eric Kwan
Faculty66
Enrollment950
LanguageEnglish,Chinese
Area11,680 Square Metres
AffiliationEast Asian Educational Association
Opus Dei
HousesPiccard  
Nansen  
Scott  
Hillary  
Patron saintSaint Josemaría Escrivá[1]
Websitetsss.edu.hk

Tak Sun Secondary School (TSSS; Chinese: 德信中學; demonym: Tak Sun Boy) is a directly subsidized, English as Medium of Instruction, boys' school located at Tai Shui Hang, Ma On Shan, Sha Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong. The institution was established in 2000.[2]

Tak Sun is founded on Catholic Christian values, incorporates the involvement of parents in the education of their children and encourages their own personal growth as parents.[3]

History

In March 2006, the school invited a comprehensive review of its activities by the Faculty of Education of the University of Hong Kong. The resulting report was generally positive, but identified deficiencies in academic rigour that required addressing.[2]

School facilities

The school has a multimedia learning center, student activity center, a comprehensive learning center, language rooms, auditorium, laboratories, computer rooms, a library, a fitness room, football court, handball court, basketball court, badminton courts, athletics track and a small chapel.[4]

Notable alumni

Sports

Name Chinese Name Description
Gordon Ho Hoi Tung 何凱桐 Contract bridge player; Representing Hong Kong to participate the Bridge at the 2018 Asian Games and won the silver medal.

Religion

Name Chinese Name Description
Rev. Fr. Henry Chau Chin Heng 周阡行 Roman Catholic Priest of the Diocese of Hong Kong; Assistant Parish Priest of St. Thomas the Apostole Church, Tsing Yi; First alumni to be ordained as Roman Catholic Priest.[5]
Rev. Deacon Billy Ng Wai Leung 伍偉良 Roman Catholic Transitional Deacon of the Prelature of Opus Dei; Second alumni and First teacher to be ordained as Roman Catholic Deacon.[6]
Charlie Lam ( Lam Sun Hei ) 林?? Roman Catholic Transitional Deacon of the Prelature of Opus Dei; Second alumni and First teacher to be ordained as Roman Catholic Deacon.[7]

References

  1. ^ "Tak Sun Secondary School". tsss.edu.hk. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  2. ^ a b East Asian Educational Association (19 March 2007). "EAEA 2006 Highlights". Archived from the original on 18 December 2012. Retrieved 14 April 2012.
  3. ^ Tak Sun Secondary School. "Vision and Mission". Retrieved 9 July 2013.
  4. ^ "TSSS Virtual Tour". tsss.edu.hk. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  5. ^ https://www.tsss.edu.hk/photovideo/schoolalbum/20231031Henry/index.html
  6. ^ https://opusdei.org/en/article/ordination-deacons-opus-dei-2023/
  7. ^ https://opusdei.org/en/article/ordination-deacons-opus-dei-2023/

22°24′37″N 114°13′19″E / 22.41031°N 114.22189°E / 22.41031; 114.22189


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