|Before 1958||Tsung Tsin Mission of Hong Kong Shaukiwan Church (henceforth the Church), the sponsoring body of our school, founded a primary school on reclaimed land in 1948. Some classrooms were only partitioned into sections with temporary dividers until a two-storey school premise was built in 1952.|
|1958||The school premise was expanded and reconstructed into a four-storey complex to be shared by a primary school and a secondary school, which consisted of sixteen classrooms, six for primary use and ten for secondary use, and a small playground outside the church. These became the foundation of our Shaukiwan Tsung Tsin Secondary School. In the first academic year, there were 178 students studying in five different classes of S1 to S3 in our school.
Mr. Fong Sau Sang was appointed by the Church as the first supervisor and Mr. Yeung Siu Hong as the first principal. Mr. Chan Yi Chi took over the school as the second principal two months later after Mr. Yeung’s resignation.
|1959||In the second academic year, there were nine classes in our school, four of which being S1 classes.|
|1960||Mr. Lee Tsang took over the school as the supervisor and Dr. Chiu Toi Chit as the principal after the resignation of Mr. Chan.
In the third academic year, with only ten classrooms, the school offered morning and afternoon sessions to accommodate 533 students in 15 different classes, six of which being S1 classes.
|1961||Mr. Chan Fung Kei took over the school as the principal after the resignation of Dr. Chiu.
The first batch of graduates sat the Hong Kong English School Certificate Examination.
The government started to subsidize half of the salaries of eligible teachers, up to a maximum of $300.
|1964||Rev. Tong Shu Kee took over the school as the supervisor.|
|1965||Mr. Ng Pak Leung took over the school as the principal.|
|1967||Mr. C. B. Li took over the school as the principal.|
|1968||Mr. Tsau Tsor Yan took over the school as the supervisor.|
|1969||Mr. So Ka Man took over the school as the principal.
The school reached 20 classes, divided into morning and afternoon sessions.
We held our first annual sports meeting, and started to divide students into five houses.
After the excavation of the hill behind the Church, 6000 square feet of land was claimed for building basketball courts, and then another 14000 square feet of adjacent government land was borrowed for sports purposes.
|1974||Mr. Ho To Hong took over the school as the supervisor.|
|1975||The school was approved to become a subsidized secondary school, which meant half of all teachers’ salaries were subsidized by the government starting from September.|
|1976||Three-fourths of all teachers’ salaries were subsidized by the government since September.|
|1978||Elder Simon Sit Poon Ki took over the school as the supervisor.
The school became a fully subsidized secondary school in September.
|1982||The basketball court land was used to build a new church. Its cornerstone laying ceremony was held on 5 December.|
|1984||After the building construction was completed, the 23rd graduation ceremony was held in the new church.|
|1988||The Education Department approved our application to reprovision our school in Ma On Shan.|
|1989||Dr. Law Louise Yi Shu took over the school as the principal.
Reprovisioning construction started in Ma On Shan.
|1990||Reprovisioning started in August, borrowing part of the school campus of Christ College to offer eight S1 classes. School officially started in Shatin in September.|
|1991||In March, Sports Day was held jointly for students of the new campus and the original campus. The Alumni Association was reorganized.
The first Gospel Week was held in April.
The Ma On Shan campus was officially handed over to our school by the Education Department.
S1, S2 and S4 students started school on the new campus, while S3 and S5 students remained on the original campus.
Tsung Tsin Mission of Hong Kong Ma On Shan Church was founded in October, being a partner of our school.
|1992||In March, Sports Day was again held jointly for students of the new campus and the original campus.
We held a fundraising variety show in April.
We held a Christian summer camp in July.
With Breakthrough Limited, our school co-organized the Deer Hunter Programme, which was one of the pioneer programmes in Adventure-based Counselling in Hong Kong.
All new students moved to the Ma On Shan campus in September, marking the end of use of the Shaukiwan campus.
The Whole-person Award Scheme was first launched in 1992.
In November, Mr. Dominic Wong Shing-wah, JP, Director of Education, officiated at the School Opening Ceremony and Thanksgiving Service, in which the sermon was delivered by Rev Hans Lutz.
|1993||The first school newsletter was published in April.
In May, Hong Kong Connection, RTHK, broadcast a special episode on the Deer Hunter Programme co-organized by our school and Breakthrough Limited.
A commemorative booklet was published in June to celebrate the establishment of Ma On Shan Tsung Tsin Secondary School.
Breakthrough Limited, The Methodist Church Epworth Village Community Centre, Yang Memorial Methodist Social Service, The Boys' and Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong and Tsung Tsin Mission of Hong Kong Ma On Shan Church signed a one-year counselling agreement of cooperation with our school.
The school offered S6 classes for the first time in September.
The Parent Teacher Association was founded in October.
Big Brothers and Big Sisters Scheme was first launched in 1993.
|1994||We held a walkathon in February to help raise funds for school facilities.
We held three-week English and Mathematics bridging courses for pre-S1 students for the first time in August.
The Chinese Orchestra was founded in August.
The school offered S7 classes for the first time in September, completing the secondary curriculum offered.
Speech Day and MOSTTSS’s 5th Anniversary Thanksgiving Service was held in November.
|1995||Mr. Franken Man served our school as the acting supervisor for half a year.
MOSTTSS’s 5th Anniversary Variety Show was held at Sha Tin Town Hall in February.
In June, MOSTTSS’s 5th Anniversary Commemorative Booklet was published.
We held a walkathon in October to help raise funds for installing air conditioners.
Our school was visited by the Discipline Section of the Education Department and invited to hold sharing sessions in their first seminar.
|1996||Air conditioners were installed in the school hall and classrooms in March.
The Alumni Association was reorganized and renamed as the Tsung Tsin Secondary School (Shaukiwan and Ma On Shan) Alumni Association.
|1997||Thanks to the Education Department, air conditioners were installed in special rooms in June.
Starting from September, our school participated in the one-year Artists-in-Residence Programme co-organized by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council and the Education Department.
|1998||Mr. Yip Wing Chung took over the school as the supervisor.
Our school was granted $500,000 from Quality Education Fund (QEF) in August for designing and developing Computer-assisted Learning of Mathematics Packages for S1 Students.
In September, the school started hiring NETs for the first time.
|1999||Our school participated in the School-based Management Project launched by the Education Department in September.
Head prefects were officially appointed for the first time in September, and the Student Union was founded in October.
|2000||Seven teachers went on a field trip to Singapore in April.
We held MOSTTSS’s 10th Anniversary Open Days and Multimedia Learning Centre Opening Ceremony, as well as MOSTTSS’s 10th Anniversary Banquet.
Parallel class policy was adopted in S1 to S5 in September.
MOSTTSS’s 10th Anniversary Thanksgiving Service was held in November.
In December, we held MOSTTSS’s 10th Anniversary Variety Show at Sha Tin Town Hall.
|2001||In February, our school was invited by the then Education and Manpower Bureau (EDB, now renamed as the Education Bureau) to participate in the School Improvement Programme to build a new annex on the school campus.|
|2002||The EDB conducted quality assurance inspections in our school in March and our school was well acclaimed.
Fundraising for the new annex started in September.
Construction of the new annex started in November.
|2003||We held a walkathon in December to help raise funds for the new annex.|
|2004||Mr. Wong Wai Yin took over the school as the principal.
With the opening of the new annex in September, the school was expanded with space and facilities equivalent to 21 classrooms.
In October, the EDB distributed A Whole School Approach to Training Thinking Skills developed by our school to all primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong, recognizing our achievement.
Mr. Tang Pak Kwan, together with two of our students, attended an international conference in Germany as the award winners from Hong Kong to present their research outcome in Travel and Tourism in November.
|2005||In April, we held MOSTTSS’s 15th Anniversary Thanksgiving Service and New Annex Opening Ceremony, as well as the Open Days and the 15th Anniversary Banquet.
MOSTTSS’s 15th Anniversary Variety Show was held in November.
|2006||Ms. Wong Oi Lan took over the school as the supervisor.
The first Alumni Day and Tsung Tsin Banquet was held in June. The first Saturday of June every year was set as the Alumni Day since then.
The Incorporated Management Committee was established in August.
The first teacher managers were elected in September.
The first parent managers were elected, and the first alumni manager was appointed in October.
In November, our MOSTT Interactive Learning Platform was one of a kind in the education field to win a Certificate of Merit in the eLearning Award category of Hong Kong ICT Awards.
|2007||In March, three specialists from Shanghai, including a former National Chief Inspector of Ministry of Education, visited our school to observe our lessons and exchange experience with us and they praised our school for our teaching quality.
In May, our school was granted a funding of $2.27 million by the Education Bureau to participate in the English Enhancement Scheme.
Our school appointed the first independent manager, forming a complete Incorporated Management Committee in August.
|2008||The 50th Anniversary Celebrations Launch Ceremony was held in March.
In April, we held the 50th Anniversary Celebrations Thanksgiving Service and Open Days.
Our MOSTT Interactive Learning Platform won a Certificate of Merit in the QEF Outstanding Project Awards in May.
In November, we held the 50th Anniversary Celebrations cum Speech Day and the Anniversary Banquet.
|2009||Our school was granted funds from the QEF to set up our smartcard system.
The New Senior Secondary Curricula were launched in our school.
Our school started developing new Integrated Humanities school-based curriculum for S1 and S2 students with funding from the QEF, laying foundation in Liberal Studies education.
|2010||Dr. Kwok Kai Ming took over the school as the principal.
We started offering an EMI Class in S1.
Student Learning Profile system was developed to allow students to effectively record and manage their Other Learning Experiences.
|2011||Love and Care Fortnight was first launched in May.
English teaching of our school received very positive appraisal in the English teaching inspection report by the Quality Assurance Division of the Education Bureau.
|2012||Mr. Wong Kam Chuen took over the school as the supervisor.
In March, our school led students to participate in an exchange tour organized under the Passing On the Torch: Exploring & Embracing Chinese Culture National Education Exchange Programme to Shanghai and Hangzhou. In June, we participated in the Mainland Exchange Programme for Secondary School Students to Wuhan.
Our students achieved good result in the first HKDSE and attained an overall passing rate of 94%. The percentage of our students who satisfied the requirements for university admissions (core subjects at 3322) was above that of all candidates in Hong Kong.
We held the 55th Anniversary Open Days and Information Day in December.
Our school allocated additional resources to give students, as well as parents and teachers, more opportunities to visit and exchange abroad. Since then, we have arranged an average of four overseas study tours every year to broaden the horizons of our teachers, students, and parents.
|2013||The exterior walls of the school premise and the platforms of the two ball game courts were renovated.
Our tuck shop was transformed into an eco-canteen to implement on-site meal portioning on campus.
In May, we held the 55th Anniversary Thanksgiving Service and Speech Day.
Co-organized with the PTA, our school held the Old Textbook Resale for the first time in July.
In September, our school held the Loving Mooncake Day and set a new Guinness World Record as the world’s largest baking lesson.
The 55th Anniversary Banquet was held in November.
|2014||In July, our teachers and 14 students joined a study tour to Stuttgart, Germany and visited Basler Christian Mission, the headquarters of Basel Mission in Germany, to understand its missionary history in China.
Also in July, Jincheng Junior High School from Tainan City, Taiwan and Asia-Pacific Erhu Orchestra from Taiwan were invited to our school for an exchange performance, in which 48 teachers and students from Taiwan and more than 30 of our Chinese Orchestra members shared the stage.
In September, our school formed an alliance with four universities in Canada for educational cooperation, exchanges, and visits.
|2015||In January, ten of our students each received two round-trip tickets from “Embrace the World” Student Sponsorship Programme by Hong Kong Airlines to broaden their horizons and experience foreign culture.
The air conditioning system in our school hall was upgraded in July at a cost of about $700,000.
In October, our school form an alliance with two universities in Taiwan for educational cooperation, exchanges, and visits.
|2016||Our school was granted $262,650 from the QEF to establish our campus television station. “MTV” was elected by teachers and students as the name of our channel and its launch ceremony was held in our Speech Day in May.|
|2017||We held our Variety Show and Prize Presentation Ceremony for the first time in March, inviting parents to share our happiness and performances.
In September, our school was granted funds from the QEF for the Share Respect for Life, Walk Together in Adversity Programme to help our students to face and handle the difficulties they have as they grow up.
Our S4 to S6 students attended Hong Kong Gospel Festival 2017 in December.
Also in December, we held our 60th Anniversary Open Days and Information Day.
|2018||Our 60th Anniversary Variety Show was held in May.
In July, six of our S5 students, together with other students from the five secondary schools under Tsung Tsin Mission of Hong Kong, participated in Tuymaada the International Olympiad and Thematic Inquiry Activities for 15 days.
In November, we set up our school history gallery named Our Precious Memories on the first floor of our school building.
Also in November, we held the 60th Anniversary Celebrations Thanksgiving Service and School History Gallery Opening Ceremony, with Mr. Kevin Yeung Yun-hung, the Secretary for Education, and Mr. Liu Man-kin, President of Tsung Tsin Mission of Hong Kong, as the officiating guests.
The 60th Anniversary Banquet was held in November.
|2019||In July, we again held our Variety Show and Prize Presentation Ceremony, inviting parents to share our happiness and performances.
Also in July, we were invited to provide the venue for holding the sign-up promotion activities for RTHK Audio Book Competition 2020, in which famous singers and disc jockeys came to cheer and perform for our students.
We held a history and cultural field trip to Chengdu in December to broaden our students’ horizons and appreciate the sight of Chengdu in winter.
|2020||In July, our school spent over $300,000 to upgrade Room 208, the computer room, in order to match the Cross Curriculum Collaboration Project in STEM education funded by the QEF in the next academic year.
During October to December, our school arranged the TOEFL Junior Test to assess students' English proficiency for the first time, and offered English enhancement courses to them according to their proficiency levels. Students then took the TOEFL Junior Test again in the next April to examine their improvement in English proficiency.
|2021||In February, our school was granted $1.36 million from the QEF for our Cross Curriculum Project for STEM Education in Junior Form to provide students with more space and facilities for innovation and inventions.
In June, our school spent about $800,000 to upgrade our library in order to match the MOSTT I-Library Project funded by the QEF in the future.
In July, our school was granted $1.8 million by the Education Bureau for exterior wall repainting of the school premise and electrical rewiring of the fifth floor. Another $800,000 was granted to install aluminium windows and folding screen doors at our eco-canteen on the seventh floor and on the ground floor. Our school also spent about $1 million on setting up air-conditioning, sound and computer systems on these floors to create a better environment for students to conduct learning and performing activities.
Mr. Yim Kei Chu took over the school in September as the new principal after Dr. Kwok’s retirement.
In October, our Dreamcrafter Project in Junior Form gained recognition from Hong Kong Schools, and we were invited by the Education Bureau to share our experience in Life Planning Education with other schools.
|2022||In July, our school first invited Ice Cream Van to hold an activity to give encouragement to teachers and students, providing them with ice- cream and joy.
In September, our school offered two EMI classes in Form 1. Three promotional pamphlets, namely “Education Towards the
Future”, “Our English Learning” and “Introduction to Student Pastoral Support” were published and distributed to all primary schools in Shatin District.
Our school constructed Student Union Room and changed the curtains in the Hall and the Covered Playground. The installation of Mega Electronic Screen in the Hall provided students with a more comfortable environment to enjoy their activities.
十月至十二月初次以評估學生的英語能力進行測試(TOEFL Junior)，並為同學安排不同程度的英語增潤課程。翌年四月參與國際認可的英語能力試(TOEFL Junior)以審視同學在英語能力上的提升。