|2014-07-15||Encouraging Results Achieved by Our Students in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination 2014
Give thanks! Though the results of our S.6 students in S.1 were only above average among their peers in the territory, they worked hard with their teachers in these six years and had great improvement in their results in the HKDSEE 2014.
The best student’s results:
|Public Examination Results
of the Best Seven Subjects
|5** 5** 5** 5** 5* 5* 5
They performed well in the four core subjects including Chinese Language, English Language, Mathematics and Liberal Studies and attained a far higher credit rate (Level 4 or above) as well as passing percentage (Level 2 or above) than their counterparts in Hong Kong schools on average. The passing percentage of all subjects is over 97% and the credit rates of 13 subjects are much higher than the norm.
The credit rates are higher than the norm in the following 13 subjects:
Chinese Language, English Language, Mathematics, Liberal Studies, Chinese History, History, Information and Communication Technology, Economics, Business, Accounting and Financial Studies, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics Extended Part Module 1.
May our Heavenly Father grant our students the strength to work hard, stay humble and strive for excellence!
|2014-07-11||The Seventeenth School Closing and Prize Presentation Ceremony (Senior Forms)
|2014-07-11||The Seventeenth School Closing and Prize Presentation Ceremony (Junior Forms)
|2014-07-09||Day Camp for F.1 Students
On 19th June, Yan Yau Church, our partner church, organized a day camp particularly for our S.1 students. The camp not only let the students relax after the exam, but most importantly review and reflect on their study and school life this year. The students enjoyed the activities a lot!
|2014-07-07||Day Camp for Geotechnical Engineers of Tomorrow (5 July 2014)
Seven F.1 students join a day camp on 5/7/2014 which is organised by Civil Engineering and Development Department. They not only learned knowledge about geotechnical engineering, but also had a chance to apply what they learned on that day with professional advice from Geotechnical Engineering Graduate.
|2014-06-26||The way out is the way up. Teacher burn out and attrition in the 21st century (16 June 2014)
Give thanks! With the support of the School-University Partnerships Office of the University of Hong Kong, Professor John Lidstone, the visiting scholar in teaching and learning, was invited to share with our teachers and teachers from other schools in Tuen Mun the phenomenon of teacher burn out, some of the x-factors that lead to attrition and the suggestion that there might be wider societal factors at work that a rendering teaching as a vocation less acceptable to young people in the 21st century. The seminar is a great success. We look forward to working closing with the School-University Partnerships Office in the future.
|2014-06-25||Off Campus English Activity - RTHK Teen Time (13 May 2014)
Jojo Chan, Kiwi Ng, Hydi Yeung from 4B and Coco Lai from 4E visited RTHK and were interviewed by Alyson Hau, the DJ in Teen Time, Radio 3, RTHK. They talked about their school life in Ma Ko Pan. Their interview will be on air at 9 p.m. on 23rd July. Stay tuned!
|2014-06-25||English Drama Fest 13/14 (5 May 2014)
19 Drama Club Members went to Tsuen Wan Town Hall and enjoyed the English Drama Fest organised by the Association of English Medium Secondary School on 5th May 2014. Our students learnt a lot from the student performers.
|2014-06-13||"Strive for Excellence" - Thematic Seminar: "Strategies to Improve Students' Pronunciation & International Competitiveness" (11/06/2014)
Give thanks! On 11 June, Dr. Rerrario Shui-Ching Ho of HKU visited our school and shared with teachers the strategies to improve Hong Kong students' pronunciation and their international competitiveness.
The seminar was a success and all the participants were very willing to try out the strategies they learnt in the classroom in the near future!
|2014-05-26||The Third Graduation Ceremony of Secondary Six Cum Annual Parade (16 May 2014)
Stewards MKMCF Ma Ko Pan Memorial College presented certificates to 188 graduating students at the third Graduation Ceremony of Form Six.
The graduating students of Stewards MKMCF Ma Ko Pan Memorial College were proud and pleased to receive their certificates today from General Secretary of Breakthrough Dr. Leung Wing Tai, our guest of honour. Congratulating the graduates, Dr. Leung advised the students to make the world a better place by showing Jesus’ love to the suffering. He contested the idea of academic excellence as being the only road to success, and suggested interpersonal relationships, creativity, resilience and practical wisdom as alternative measures of achievement.
Our School supervisor Ms. Rosa Pang, referring to 1 Timothy 4:12 of the Bible, gave the graduation address. She encouraged the graduates, ‘Don’t let people look down on you because you are young, but be role models of others in speech, love, faith, and purity to reflect Jesus’ character.’
The guests and graduates then attended the post-ceremony uniform team parade in the playground. The Marching Band kicked off the parade and thirteen uniform teams marched through the school playground as Dr. Leung Wing Tai inspected the teams. The Graduation Day ended with a refreshment party prepared by the Girl Guide team. While enjoying the delicious food, graduates, teachers and parents bid farewell to each other and reminisced about the past school days in joyfulness.
|2014-05-14||Professional Development with Chongqing English Teachers (13/5/2014)
With the support of the Tin Ka Ping Foundation and the Education Bureau, a group of 12 Chongqing English Teachers visited MKP and observed the Integrated Science, Mathematics and English lessons on 13 May, 2014. Our Principal and teachers shared with them (1) the school’s vision of providing quality education, (2) strategies to nurture students’ thinking skills and (3) the experience of adopting the whole-school approach to implement Language Across the Curriculum (LAC) in MKP. The school visit was a great success and we look forward to having more exchanges with them in the future.
|2014-05-13||Visiting the Science Competition at the Hong Kong Science Park (10/5/2014)
On 10th May, thirty-nine F.2 students and two Science teachers visited the Science Competition held at the Hong Kong Science Park in Tai Po. In addition, there were a number of exhibitions showcasing the creative inventions or research of different participating schools. Our students enjoyed this visit so much and it was a valuable learning experience. They not only learnt more scientific knowledge, but also widened their horizons and be more creative in daily life.
|2014-05-09||F.2-F.3 Gospel Camp (21-23/4/2014)
|2014-05-07||Parents' Talk on Quality Parenting (20/4/2014)
We were honored to have invited Dr. Hui Na Na, Anna to be the guest speaker of our Parents' Talk on 20/4. Many teachers and parents attended it. We are looking forward to seeing you in the upcoming Parents' Talk!
|2014-05-07||Uniform Day（30 April 2014）
We were honored to have invited The EDB Tuen Mun Chief School Development Officer, Ms. Tong Lai Fong, to be the guest of honour at the Assembly on our Uniform Day (30/4).
|2014-05-02||Animals Asia (11/4/2014)
Sue Sparks from Animals Asia Hong Kong was invited by the English Society to give a talk about moon bear rescue. English Society’s members and all S3 students now understand the conditions in which the moon bears are kept and mistreated. The cruel fact of bear bile extraction in some parts of the mainland China and South East Asia has stirred up students' emotions. The presentation has inspired students to find out the ways they can get involved.
|2014-05-02||Invitation for Tender Supply for Tuck Shop Operation and Lunch Service for 2014/15 to 2015/16 School Years
|2014-05-02||Student Concert（10 April 2014）
|2014-04-11||S3 Telescope Making Project
The prize presentation ceremony of S3 Telescope Making Projects was held on 11th April. The winners are:
The Best Handicraft:
Champion: 3D Leung Tsz Ying, 3D Leung Yee Ching
1st runner up: 3C Yeung Ka Ho, 3C Yiu Ka Wa
2nd runner up: 3B Wong Lee Lam, 3B Wong Ying Ching
Awards of Merits: 3A Sit Wing Yan, 3A So Wai Shan, 3B Chan Hei Man, 3B Chan Ho Man,3B Fung Nok Hang, 3B Fung Wan Hei, 3C Li Ching Wai, 3C Mak Hiu Yi, 3D Hung Chi Hang, 3D Lai Wai Him
The Best Presentation:3D Leung Tsz Ying, 3D Leung Yee Ching
By using 2 bi-convex lenses, students worked in pairs, prepared and decorated their telescopes in different appearances. The telescopes were not only function well, but also in good handicraft. Learning outcomes of this project were shared in a seminar in March.
|2014-04-10||S1 English Interview Day (8th April 2014)
8th April was our S1 English Interview Day. All S1 students designed their questionnaires, role-played as tourists and used English to interwiew their schoolmates, exchange students (Emma & Robin) and teachers during the class teachers' periods after lunch. The activity was a great success and students enjoyed speaking in English.
|2014-03-31||Parents' Talk on Quality Parenting (29/3/2014)
It is our honored to invite Dr. Suen Lap-man to be the guest speaker of our Parents' Talk on 29/3. Over hundreds of teachers and parents attended it. We are looking forward to seeing all of you in the upcoming Parents' Talk!
You can find the slides of the talk via this link:
|2014-03-31||A group of Rotarians came from Macao
Give thanks! A group of Rotarians came to our school to exchange their experiences on environmental education with our teachers and students.
|2014-03-20||In-school Workshop: Learning English Language Arts with Mr. Alan Gibbons
Give thanks! On 18 March, Mr. Alan Gibbons, an award-winning author from the United Kingdom visited our school and shared with 30 S.1 and S.2 Ma Ko Pan students how to read and write English poems as well as short stories.
Mr. Gibbons is a distinguished English author of children's books and the winner of the Blue Peter Book Award in 2000. He was invited by the Hong Kong International Young Readers Festival 2014 to be one of the writers holding talks at the Central Library. It was thus our honour to have invited Mr. Gibbons to organise an in-school workshop about language arts for our students and teachers. The workshop was a great success and all the participants could not wait to learn more about English writing and culture by reading Mr. Gibbons’ books in the near future!
|2014-03-20||Visiting Hong Kong Correctional Services Museum（15/3/2014）
On 15 March, twenty-six of our junior form students visited Hong Kong Correctional Services Museum with their History teachers. They learnt more about the history of the penal system. They also paid a visit to Murray House.
|2014-03-14||First Term Prize Presentation Ceremony－Academic Achievement (Junior Forms)
Guest of Honour: Mr. Tsoi Kim Tung (Principal, AD&FD POH Mrs Cheng Yam On Millennium School) & Mr. Au Wai Ming (Parent Manager)
|2014-03-14||First Term Prize Presentation Ceremony－Academic Achievement (Senior Forms)
Guest of Honour: Mr. Mel Mrowiec (Head Master, Harrow International School Hong Kong) & Mr. Au Wai Ming (Parent Manager)
|2014-03-11||Quality Parenting Talks (29/3, 12/4)
|2014-03-07||The Second Secondary Six High Table Luncheon (28/02/2014)
On 28 February, all Secondary Six students and their teachers attended the annual high table luncheon at the School Hall. Our School Supervisor, Ms. Rosa Pang, gave the ceremony remarks and encouraged all Secondary Six students to be the salt and light of the world. We gave thanks to our Heavenly Father for the high table luncheon and the six happy years that students and teachers spent together.
|2014-02-28||International Christian School Visit
On 24 February, fourteen of our students paid a visit to the International Christian School. Our students/ Makopanians spent an afternoon with some native-speaking students playing English games and visiting their campus. Our students/ Makopanians found this experience rewarding as they could use English in an authentic context. A return visit to our school has been scheduled in March, details will be released soon.
|2014-02-25||Professional Development with a School from Thailand (12/2/2014)
A group of 25 Students Teachers and their Professors from the Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology (IPST) in Thailand visited our School on February 12, 2014. The visit was not only a rewarding experience for the visitors, but also provided a precious opportunity for our teachers to share our experience of implementing quality Science and Mathematics Education with teachers from a different cultural background. We look forward to having more exchanges with IPST in the future.
|2014-02-25||The Home-School Association Annual Party (15/2/2014)
The Home-School Association Annual Party has been smoothly held last Saturday. Parents, teachers, students and members of staff spent an enjoyable night together. We are most grateful for the spectacular performance given by parents , teachers and students. In addition, lucky draw session was prepared by the Home-School Association.
|2014-02-25||English Singing Contest 2014
Our annual English Singing Contest has accomplished successfully. Contestants unleashed their talents in singing and performing different styles of songs ranging from rapping to a cappella. The winners of this competition are as follows:
Champion: 4A Fu Ting
1st runner-up: 4E Lai Ka Yin, 2nd runner-up: 5E Te Ying Ying
Duos and Vocal Groups
Champion: 4A Fu Ting, 4B Chan Yin Wing, 5B Chan Sau Yuen, 5D Lo Wing Yan
1st runner up: 4D Ho Wun Chi, 4E Lai Ka Yin
2nd runner up: 4C Poon Kam Hon, 4C Tong King Hang
2nd runner up: 4E Class
|2014-02-25||English Society: Valentine’s Day Song Dedication (14 Feb 2014)
Today Makopanians have got a chance to express their gratitude towards their loved ones through this song dedication activity. Thanks 3C Robin Albrecht, 3D Angela Hung, 4E CoCo Lai and 4B Hydi Yeung for being our DJs today! Don’t miss the chance to dedicate a song next time.
|2014-01-23||The Application of the Secondary One Discretionary Places（2014/15）
|2014-01-16||Educational Talk on “Save the HK Chinese White Dolphin Postcard Campaign” (3 December, 2013 )
Hong Kong is losing one of its more treasured and iconic symbols, the Chinese White Dolphin. It is now the critical moment to take action and protect the remaining population from further decline. Our S1 Makopanians and members of English Society have taken part in this 'Save the HK Chinese White Dolphin Postcard Campaign' organized by Ark Eden, a non-profit environmental group. We are urging the government to act quickly before we lose these beautiful creatures from HK's waters forever. Our postcards, together with the other 2000 postcards written by students in over 12 different schools have been successfully handed over on 8th January 2014 to Hong Kong Government officials to voice our concerns.
|2014-01-16||The Struggle For Survival (Paper Bag Simulation) (21 December 2013)
Participants try to earn enough to survive by making paper bags out of newspaper and homemade glue. They must earn enough to pay for rent, food, sanitation, medical needs and, if they are fortunate, education. Those that cannot make it end up in the hands of a loan shark. This game throws participants into the hopelessness and intricacy of the poverty web.
|2014-01-16||English Day: It’s Christmas! (6 December 2013)
Eight Christmas game booths were set up by some S3 and S4 students to celebrate this wonderful festive season. Students were lining up cheerfully for a host of Christmas-themed English games.
|2014-01-02||The Seventeenth Sports Day Prize Presentation Ceremony (17-18/12/2013)
We were celebrating the Thanksgiving Day on the 28 November 2013 (The 4th Thursday in November) with Roast Pigs instead of turkeys.
|2013-12-09||Student Concert (28/11/2013)