Welcome Back to the Hong Kong Academy Middle and High School! Academic Year 2012-2013. Summer Holidays… Family Friends Reading Adventures Reflections Goals…. Welcome to all of our new Middle/High School STUDENTS!.
Welcome Back to the Hong Kong Academy Middle and High School!
Academic Year 2012-2013
Welcome to all of our new
Let’s meet our new teachers with the help of the Graduating Class of 2013…
A warm welcome to our fine new staff…
Our excellent returning Teachers…
A warm welcome back to our outstanding returning teachers who are ready to start school, engage you, and ensure that this is a rewarding, challenging, and successful year for each and every one of you.
What’s new, and what’s
Looking ahead in 2012-2013
Campus maintenance and construction
Daily schedule (Assemblies)
New classes/new philosophies
MS/HS Parent-Student Guidelines (Handbook)
The plan for today
Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
The rest of this week
Thursday and Friday will be regular, full academic days…
Thursday, August 16th: Day 1/HL 1
Friday, August 7th: Day 2/HL 2
Contributing positively in 2012-2013
“Everything we do and say either contributes to, or diminishes from the common good.”
Dr. Dennis Larkin
Head of School
Lincoln Community School
Accra, Ghana- west Africa
Student Representative Council (SRC)
Fine and Performing Arts
ACAMIS, ISAT, TAPS
ACAMIS/ local competitions
Pathways to individual excellence
How do you learn best?
What do you need from us to be your best?
Goal setting and Individual Challenges
Try something new and take a risk
What’s important for learning
at HKA this year?
Academic, Emotional, and Moral Intelligence
Books yes…but alsoempathy, respect, tolerance, and conscience
“Learning with our heads, our hearts and our hands”
20th C. Swiss Developmental Psychologist focused on studying children’s cognitive development
A new year in 2012-2013…
Tabula rasa (Latin)
A clean (scratched) slate
Good old fashioned blackboard with chalk!
Aristotle….Jean-Jaque Rousseau….Thomas Hobbes…Sigmund Freud
Our Class of 2013!
Have a great Senior Year…
Busses and Walkers at dismissal
A great year ahead in
Welcome (back) to school
have a wonderful year of learning, fun, and adventure this year in 2012-2013