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S1 Introductory Talk (23rd September 2017)

The Secondary One Introductory Talk for the 2018-19 academic year was held on Saturday morning, 23rd September, 2017 and it was very well-received by prospective students and parents.

Our Headmistress, Mrs. Stella Lau SBS, JP, gave a warm welcome to the audience, explaining the School's curriculum based on the "Five Pillars of the DGS Education", namely academics, sports, music, service, and spiritual nurturing. Mr. S.K. Lam, the Deputy Head, introduced the procedures for online application before passing the time onto Mrs. Lau for Q&A session.

Please click HERE to download the PowerPoint presentation regarding the online application for Secondary One (2018-19).

Inter-house Swimming Gala (20th and 25th September 2017)

The school community gathered at the Kowloon Park Swimming Pool on Monday afternoon, 25th September, for the annual Inter-house Swimming Gala. Following the heats on the 20th September, those in anticipation of spectacular races in the shimmering, blue lanes were in no way disappointed.

Photo : Swimming Finals (1) Photo : Swimming Finals (2)

The afternoon's events started off with the opening ceremony, with a rousing rendition of the School Hymn. Swimming events then commenced, with onlookers enthusiastically cheering on the participants. The pool arena roared with rhythmic, carefully choreographed chants and slogans as each house delivered their best during the Cheering Competition. Sawyer House was eventually crowned Champion in this event.

Photo : Swimming Finals (3) Photo : Swimming Finals (4)

Swimmers, spurred on by the energy from the crowd, gave their all, with records broken in the final relay events. In the end, Symons House came First overall, keeping a solid lead through their younger swimmers in both B and C Grades. We were graced with the presence of Mrs. Alice Lo Fok Yuk Chun, Chief School Development Officer of the Yau Tsim Mong district, who graciously presented medals and prizes to our girls as our guest of honour.

66th PTA Annual General Meeting (22nd September 2017)

It was a full house in the Auditorium this evening as parents and teachers gathered for the 66th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the DGS Parent Teacher Association. 

At the start of the evening, audience members were treated to delightful musical performances by students, with the DGS Symphony Orchestra playing two lively dances from the Nutcracker, and the DGJS Intermediate Choir combining angelic singing with graceful dancing and rhythmic percussion for pieces in Mandarin and Greek respectively. 

Photo : PTA AGM (1) Photo : PTA AGM (2)

Among other formal proceedings of the AGM, the night saw reports from the PTA Chairperson, Mrs. Sherlynn Chan Wong, and the Headmistresses of DGS and DGJS, Mrs. Stella Lau and Mrs. Annie Lee, evidencing the positive home-school partnerships developed by different parties to support the growth of our girls. In line with this, parents also had the opportunity on this occasion to meet their girls' teachers for informal discussions on school life and academics, paving the way for success throughout the rest of the school year.

Photo : PTA AGM (3) Photo : PTA AGM (4)

DGS wins 1 Silver 2 Bronze at 2017 China Girls' Mathematical Olympiad (11 - 15 August 2017) 

Over the summer, three girls from DGS represented Hong Kong in the 2017 China Girls' Mathematical Olympiad (CGMO). They were selected to join the team of eight after attending five months of rigorous training by the Hong Kong Academy of Gifted Education and the International Mathematical Olympiad Hong Kong Committee. A Silver medal was awarded to Poon Ho Kiu Allie, 16, and Bronze medals were awarded to Leung Ka Ching, 16, and Ng Sze Mai, 15. 

Photo : 2017-18/China Girls Mathematical Olympiad (1) Photo : 2017-18/China Girls Mathematical Olympiad (2)

Held in Chongqing from August 11 to 15, the girls-only international competition consisted of two challenging problem sets and drew 146 contestants from Singapore, Russia, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland China. Apart from engaging actively in the competition, the girls also exchanged ideas with and found friends in fellow mathematicians from other teams. We congratulate them for their outstanding achievement.

Technovation Challenge – Global Grand Prize  

After a year of training and hard work, a team of five girls from the DGS Programming Team was selected as one of the 12 world finalists in the Technovation Challenge, a worldwide competition that encourages girls to identify a problem within their community and to address it by creating a mobile app and implementing a business plan.

Photo : Technovation Challenge (1)  

The girls were invited to travel to Google's main campus at Mountain View in Silicon Valley, California, to pitch their app for the Grand Prize award during the week of 7th to 11th August 2017. Finally, their app Dementia Care Companion (DCC), an app which helps dementia patients and their family members, won the Grand Prize in the Junior Division. The girls were awarded gold medals and US $10,000 scholarship. We praise God for the talents and achievements He has bestowed upon our School.

Photo : Technovation Challenge (2) Photo : Technovation Challenge (3) 

 



Technovation Challenge – Global Grand Prize (Aug 2017)

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