SPCAA Newsletter March 2015
Dear Fellow Alumni,
Kung Hei Fat Choi! We would like to let you know the following:
1. Spring Dinner (7 Mar)
In this beginning of the year of ram, we are going to celebrate the new year with our traditional Spring Dinner. As always, the dinner will be held at alma mater but there is something different….we shall be having Pan Cai (Poon Choi) at the school lower playground this time. Please find details as follows:
DATE: 7 May 2015 (Saturday)
VENUE: School Lower Playground
FEE: HK$ 300 per head
It will be fun and as seats are limited, please send the registration to Ms. Priscilla Fan at email@example.com or contact your class representative.
For enquiries, please call any of the following parties: Ms. Priscilla Fan: 9491 9668, Ms. Christy Chan: 9015 3893, Mr. Francis Tang: 9875 4411 and Mr. Andrew Chan: 9791 2331
We are looking forward to seeing you at the lower playground.
In addition, Bubble Soccer (http://bubblesoccer.hk), a trendy sport, which was brought to Hong Kong by Jerome Ng (Class of 2005) and Rodolfo Yiu (Class of 2005), is now brought to St. Paul's.
There will be a Bubble Soccer Experience Session before the Spring dinner this Saturday from 5:00pm - 7:00pm at School Gymnasium. If you are interested to join, simply buy a product from the SPCAA counter and you can experience a game for free!
2. Monthly Simon's CNY Happy Hour (10 Mar)
DATE: 10 Mar 2015 (Tue)
TIME: 7:00 - 9:00pm
VENUE: L16 restaurant, Hong Kong Park
All alumni are welcome to join! For enquiries, please contact Anthony Cheng at firstname.lastname@example.org or Alan Chiu (9837 0692). We hope to see you at the gathering!
3. Mentorship Programme - Career Day (14 Mar)
DATE: 14 Mar 2015 (Sat)
TIME: 10:00am - 12:30 pm
VENUE: School Hall
As one of the goal-oriented activities organized for the Mentorship Programme 2015, the Career Day aims to provide an opportunity for mentees to plan their career and study path by getting advice from mentors from various fields. Mentors and alumni from different business and professions, whether young or senior, will be invited to join and share their experience with students.
Please contact email@example.com for registration and enquiry.
4. Supermelon Cup (22 Mar)
DATE: 22 Mar 2015 (Sun)
VENUE: School Lower Playground
第一屆超西盃 Supermelon Cup 將會於3月22日上午10:30 於學校操場舉行，由兩組西瓜盃的決賽份子再次決一死戰，屆時首隊終極冠軍將會誕生！作為聖保羅一份子，絕對不能錯過！
頭場9:30 a.m. 由 84 對 85 的友誼賽, 也是有今生、冇來世！
5. London Alumni Dinner (Third week of March)
The London Alumni group is currently holding monthly gatherings, generally during the 3rd weekend of the month.
On 26 February, a group of UK Alumni has celebrated the festive season of Chinese New Year at Joy King Lau in Leicester Square. We were very honored and grateful to have Mrs. Grace Payne along with Mr. Graham Thomas and Ms. Josephine Ho to join us this time. Mrs. Grace Payne was a science teacher and careers advisor at St. Paul's in the 60s-70s and Mr. Graham Thomas was also a teacher at St. Paul's from late 60s to early 70s.
The next London Alumni gathering will be held during the 3rd weekend in March with location TBC. Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Carson Wong via Whatsapp (+852 6463 7475) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
6. Shanghai Alumni Dinner (Mar)
7. Beijing Alumni Dinner
The date and venue of the next monthly Beijing alumni dinner will be confirmed soon. For enquiry and registration, please contact Sherman Leung at Fiona-JJ.Chen@cn.ey.com or Andy Law at email@example.com.
8. Launch of SPCAA's first ever Music CD "Go Tell It On The Mountain"
St. Paul’s College Alumni Association has launched its first-ever music CD on 29th November 2014. The compilation includes winning songs of St. Paul’s College in the Schools Music Festival across the past 50 years, performed by the St. Paul’s College Alumni Choir, student choirs of St. Paul's College and its Primary School, as well as professional musician alumni such as conductor Mr Raymond Fu and organist Mr Peter Yue.
A choir with 40 primary school students and alumni performed in the launching ceremony, singing Go Tell It On the Mountain and God be in My Head, and our beloved College Song in 4 parts , written by the late Revd Moses Wu.
The launch of this CD adds to the long music tradition of St. Paul's College and St. Paul's College Primary School. The collaboration between the Alumni Choir and the student choirs also shows the support from the alumni community towards development of the school and its students. For those who are interested to buy the CD, please contact Ms. Priscilla Fan by emailing to Priscilla.firstname.lastname@example.org or please call 94919668. The price of the CD is HK$100 each.
9. SKH Schools Alumni Choral Festival on (20 June)
The Alumni Choir will participate in the SKH Schools Alumni Choral Festival on 20 June ( afternoon ). For the first time, the following alumni choirs will be singing in the same event:
Diocesan Boys’ School
Diocesan Girls’ School
St. Paul’s Co-educational College
St. Paul’s College
Heep Yunn College
St. Stephen’s Girl’s College
St. Stephen’s College
Bishop Hall Jubilee School
Each choir will sing 3 songs and we will join other alumni choirs to sing in a grand finale.
Choir rehearsal will begin on 12 March, Thursday at SPC music room at 7:30pm.
For those who are interested to join, please contact Ekman Chak on 96981488 or email email@example.com for more information.
10. Summer Concert
We are planning to organise another concert in this summer. More details will be available soon. Please stay tuned. For those who are interested to take part in the coming summer concert and/or join the Alumni Choir, please contact our part-time secretary Ms Priscilla Fan at 9491 9668 / Priscilla.firstname.lastname@example.org.
11. Souvenir - Sweaters for sale
Very limited stock of sweaters (SPCAA souvenir) is available for sale at the price of HK$120 per item. Overseas order are also welcome. A PayPal account has recently been set up to facilitate the payment. For enquiry and order, please contact our part-time secretary Ms Priscilla Fan at 9491 9668 / Priscilla.email@example.com.