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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!.

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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!


Let’s meet our new teachers with the help of the Graduating Class of 2013…


A warm welcome to our fine new staff…

  • Ms. Harvey: MYP Science and DP Biology

  • Mr. O’Connor: MYP Science and DP Chemistry

  • Ms. Muller: MYP Visual Arts and DP Art

  • Ms. Friesen: MYP Music and Instrumental Music

  • Ms. Escansay: MYP and DP Spanish

  • Ms. Cowan: Counsellor (Social-Emotional & University)

  • Ms. Yong: Inclusion Support Teacher

  • Ms. Huang: MYP Mandarin and DP Mandarin


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

happening today?


Looking ahead in 2012-2013

Campus maintenance and construction

Daily schedule (Assemblies)

New classes/new philosophies

MS/HS Parent-Student Guidelines (Handbook)

New expectations

Advisory

Service Learning


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


  • Last year’s graduates and life after HKA…

  • University/College

  • Military Service

  • Gap Year


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


Leadership opportunities

Student Representative Council (SRC)

Fine and Performing Arts

ACAMIS, ISAT, TAPS

Athletics

ACAMIS/ local competitions

Service Learning


Pathways to individual excellence

Metacognitive strategies

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


Piaget

“Learning with our heads, our hearts and our hands”

Jean Piaget…

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!

ImogenMirandaSuhail

SierraHannePeter

LucaMirkoJudge

WakakoMaxSheldon

SumayyahSteveKenichi

JuriCynthiaArielle

Tyler

Have a great Senior Year…


Misc. items!

Computers

Busses and Walkers at dismissal


A great year ahead in

2012-2013…

Welcome (back) to school

&

have a wonderful year of learning, fun, and adventure this year in 2012-2013


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