RAPT Events

RAPT EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Coffee Morning: Tuesday 24th October

Join us on Tuesday 24th October (8:30am – 10am, in ADA 1 & 2), when RAPT will be holding their regular Coffee Morning, to discuss how much screen time is too much.

This coffee morning will be presented by Katrina Rozga (MA, Psychology).

RSVP your attendance: raptcommittee@rchk.edu.hk

How much screen time is too much

Annual General Meeting: 16 October

RAPT will be holding the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Monday, 16 October at 7pm in the Black Box Theatre.

All parents, guardians and teachers are welcome to attend for its annual reports presentation and election of parent/guardian members to the committee for the year 2017/18.

If you are interested in volunteering your time as a committee member, or know someone who would be a good candidate, please fill out the RAPT Nomination Form. Nomination submission deadline is Thursday 12 October.

Second Hand Uniform Sale: 11 & 12 October

RAPT will be hosting a sale of gently used uniforms under the covered playground on campus from 8:15 to 9am and 3 to 3:45pm on Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 October.

2017 College Fair Talent Show Auditions

RAPT welcomes RCHK’s solo and group performers to join them on 13 October for the 2017 College Fair talent show auditions! Please click here for more information.

Coffee Meetings Questionnaire

RAPT would like to ask for feedback from parents/guardians and teachers regarding topics for future Coffee Mornings. Please click here to provide your feedback on subjects you would like to see covered in the future. Thank you.

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

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.