RAPT Events

RAPT EVENTS
UPCOMING EVENTS

Coffee Morning "Transition from Y6 to Y7" - 24 May 2018

Join us for our next upcoming Coffee Morning to find out more about how you can streamline the transition between Y6 and Y7 for your child!

For enquiries and/or registration, please email raptcommittee@rchk.edu.hk

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RAPT Volunteers Appreciation Lunch

RAPT would like to invite all volunteers to attend their appreciation lunch on 14 June 2018, 1pm – 3pm in SPC102.

RSVP your attendance here.

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Volunteers

Volunteers are needed for the following activities:

1. College Fair: Biggest fund raising event

2. Parent Socials and RAPT events such as Second Hand Uniform Sales

3. School events such as Photo Week, Walk For Change, etc.

4. NutriAgent Team: Promoting healthy eating at RCHK; conducting lunch / snack surveillances; organising healthy cooking workshops; Joyful Fruit Day

5. RAPT Committee: Become a member and attend the monthly RAPT meeting

RAPT Volunteering Form

For more information, please contact us at raptcommittee@rchk.edu.hk.

PAST EVENTS

Coffee Mornings/Afternoons

RAPT Family Fun Day - 1 May 2018

RAPT Family Fun Day was held on Tuesday 1 May, 2018 (Public Holiday). It entailed an excursion to 2 outlying islands in Mirs Bay: Tung Ping Chau and Tap Mun. Everyone had a great time!

Joyful Fruit Day - 19 April 2018

RCHK’s annual Joyful Fruit Day was celebrated on 19 April 2018. This year, the theme was “Fruit-Nutritious & Cool!”

Coffee Morning "University Application Process and Decision-Making" - 20 March 2018

Our Coffee Morning discussion was led by the Further Education team, who spoke about how to go about the university search, application and decision-making process. Parents with students in any year level were welcome to attend.

Presentation slides are available here.

Coffee Morning "Chinese Language Learning At RCHK" - 23 January 2018

During this coffee morning, participants were invited to learn more about how RCHK integrates Chinese learning into the school curriculum. Workshops were set up for the audience to engage and gain a better understanding of the topic.

Please see here for the featured presentations.

Coffee Morning "Thank You" - 11 December 2017

Our RAPT Coffee Morning was to thank all those who helped make the College Fair such a success!

Coffee Evening "The Power Of Positivity" - 15 November 2017

On Wednesday 15th November, RAPT held a mix-and-mingle event, with Positive Education with guest speaker Dr. Helen Street, Education Consultant and Applied Psychologist in the new Specialist Centre (SPC102).

Coffee Evening for Positive Education

Coffee Afternoon "How Much Screen Time Is Too Much?" - 24 October 2017

RAPT held their regular Coffee Morning, to discuss how much screen time is too much.

It was presented by Katrina Rozga (MA, Psychology).

How much screen time is too much

Coffee Afternoon "Student Transition" - 22 May 2017

RAPT held a Coffee Morning on the subject of ‘Student Transition’, including discussions on Step Up Week (with Tracy Wnek, Year 6 Coordinator), what to expect in secondary school (with Geoff Wheeler, Vice-Principal of Secondary, and Lucy Draper, Head of Year for Year 7) and introduction to Further Education (with Gigi Lam, Further Education Counsellor).

Coffee Afternoon with Guest Speaker Kim Anderson - 16 March 2017

Kim Anderson is a mother, public speaker and educational advocate. She shared her and her daughter’s learning journey, “What Is Possible”, and the well-being project that they’ve been working on.

Thank You Coffee Morning & Christmas Bazaar - 7 December 2016

This was a great opportunity to thank all of the volunteers, parents, teachers, staff and students for their contributions to the College Fair.

Coffee Afternoon with Guest Speaker Jen Dentry - 8 November 2016

Guest speaker Jen Dentry joined RAPT to discuss the importance and impact of volunteer work.

Coffee Morning on "Smooth Transition from Year 6 to 7" - 25 May 2016

RAPT hosted a special coffee morning on how to help your child transition to Year 7. Even though this was a topic that is targeted towards current Year 6 parents, all parents who wished to learn more about how things work in secondary school were welcome.

Coffee Afternoon with Guest Speaker Virginia Spielmann - 21 March 2016

RAPT was delighted to have Ms. Virginia Spielmann, Director of SPOT, come to share her expertise in ways to support gross motor development at home.

Coffee Morning with Guest Speaker Dr. John Shanahan - 29 January 2016

Child and youth psychologist Dr. John Shanahan came to present on how you can help your children develop resiliency and assertiveness skills.

Coffee Morning with Guest Speaker Kathryn Sly

RAPT was very happy to be able to invite counsellor Ms. Kathryn Sly to give a talk on difficulties that children can face during camp. Parents also had the chance to meet the RCHK Wellbeing Team.

Regular Events

Joyful Fruit Day (April)

Joyful Fruit Day is organised by the Nutriagent Team, consisting of parents/guardians, teachers and students. Joyful Fruit Day is held in April every year to promote a healthy diet in the school community. Through food, games and other fun activities, RCHK is encouraged to eat healthy and delicious fruits and to encourage home-school cooperation.

Volunteers Appreciation Lunch (June)

The annual Volunteers Appreciation Lunch is thrown by RAPT to thank all of the volunteers who help out with RAPT events.

Welcome Back BBQ (August)

Each year when the return to school rolls around, RAPT throws a Welcome Back BBQ for staff members. Great food, great company!

College Fair (November - December)

The RCHK College Fair is a major event in both the college and the local Ma On Shan communities. Organised by RAPT, this colourful event is the preeminent fundraiser for Renaissance College. Not only does the fair bring families together for a day of fun-filled activities, money spent on the fair day benefit RCHK students through new facilities, equipment and learning supplies. Find out more about the College Fair here!

Thank You Lunch (December)

Every year, RAPT invites the RCHK support staff, Blue Team and Chartwells to a thank you lunch, to thank them for their hard work and support during the College Fair.

Second Hand Uniform Sales

Uniforms seem to be an endless cycle of buying and kids growing out of them, and RAPT would like to help with this cycle to promote sustainability.
RAPT holds Secondhand Uniform Sales several times a year (including during the annual College Fair). All the proceeds are donated to LIRC to purchase resources for the library.

RAPT Jam

RAPT Jam is a new activity held by the association. It aims to bring parents who have strong interests and expertise in various aspects. Through interesting workshops, we bring together parents/guardians as housewives, working moms and dads to share jewellery, floral arrangement, arts and crafts as well as cooking festive of foods etc.

DIY Jewellery Workshop May 19, 2017 & June 22, 2017
Take a look at our very first ever DIY Jewellery workshop led by our parent, Phoebe Ngai, who enjoys working with various gemstones and crystal in her spare time and would love to share her interest with our members on some bracelets and earrings making.

Special Events

"Big Ten" Bowl Feast - 24 March 2017

In honour of RCHK’s 10th anniversary, RAPT hosted the “Big TEN” Feast 2017 (Pun Choi) on 24 March 2017, 7pm-9pm on the basketball court. Fifty tables filled with delicious food were set up to celebrate the RCHK community.

RAPT Volunteering at School-run Events

Walk For Change (March)

In March, every student from Year 1 to Year 13, along with every teacher at Renaissance College, takes part in our annual ‘Walk for Change’. Walk for Change is an annual fundraising event.

RAPT recruits parent/guardian volunteers to help with the logistics of the event as well as serving hot dogs.

Service Fair (August)

Service Fair is an annual event in August for secondary students to understand more about the CAS programme provided by the school and other NGOs. The College Fair Preparatory Committee has a counter for secondary students to sign up as volunteers to help support the annual fundraising event in school.

Parent Information Evening (August & September)

RAPT sponsors the refreshments for the two primary back-to-school nights in August and secondary back-to-school night in September. RAPT’s representatives and volunteers talk to the parents, answer questions and recruit new parent volunteers.

Healthy Food Sales

Terry Fox Run Healthy Snack Sale - November 2016

RAPT members sold delicious healthy snacks during the Terry Fox Run, to both help raise money for the Terry Fox Run cause and to encourage healthy eating and exercise.

ACAMIS Bake Sale - October 2015

The ACAMIS Bake Sale was held by RAPT members to raise money for RCHK Sports.