15 Feb 2023

Newsletter- 15/02/23

Kowloon Junior School’s latest newsletter is available to read now.


Dates for Your Diary

27 February- 03 March                    Book Week

28 February- 02 March                    Book Fair

18 March                                                KJS Friends and Family Fun Day

03- 14 April                                           Term Break



Acting Principal’s Message

Dear KJS Families,

First, thank you, again, to those of you who took time to complete the ESF Annual Stakeholder Survey. We now have a significant amount of data from families, students, and staff. Our next step will be to spend time making sense of the data in terms of strengths and areas for improvement. We will also be crafting a summary in partnership with the ESF Centre Team to be shared with the KJS community.

Speaking of data, we have begun to analyse the student voice learning data around learning intentions, success criteria, and feedback which we collectively compiled over the past couple of weeks. On Tuesday, leaders across the school began this process, and some of it was shared and discussed with all staff on Tuesday after school. We are also exploring ways in which we can turn some of the rich qualitative data that is typically collected in primary schools into quantitative data. This will help us to more efficiently and consistently collect, analyse, and share KJS student learning data.

Finally, I would like to share a quick progress update regarding the reinstatement of a lunch provider at KJS. In summary, the family survey indicated that there is a demand for a lunch provider if the price is competitive, the food is nutritious, and the provider consistently implements well-considered environmental sustainability practices. Aligned with this data, the PTA has been conducting food tasting sessions onsite with a small number of providers, and the food tasters have included KJS Student Council members. I will be meeting with the PTA this week to make a final decision based on the information we have, and we will announce the decision to the KJS community in the very near future.


Dr. Jamie Schmitz
Acting Principal
Kowloon Junior School



Book Week 27 February- 3 March 2023

Dear Parents and Caregivers,

Happy Wednesday!

The Library Team is excited to announce that Book Week will be happening between February 27th to March 3rd, 2023. Please see a slideshow of some of the exciting events planned. Please look at the notes on the slideshow for further information connected to the information.

If you have any further questions, please contact Ms. Lau at macy.lau@kjs.edu.hk.

Have a great weekend.


Kind regards,

KJS Library Team




News from the PTA

Hello KJS Community,

Friends and Family Fun Day Saturday 18 March 2023

We are excited to invite members of the school community to get involved in this Fun Day in various ways, so get ready!

If you would like to offer help with a PTA stall or showcase your cooking skills, this is for you. We hope many parents will give a little of their time and effort to support this event by completing this Google Form  with your contributions. We would request and encourage parents to keep in mind the important issue of sustainability and recycling when planning their contributions to this event.


Your PTA needs you!

Calling out to all parents for 12 volunteers to lead and supervise certain activities on the day. This would involve 1-2 pre-event organisational meetings (held here in school) and one morning of clearing the stockroom. And of course, leading the sections on the day itself!

If you are available and would like to get involved, please send a direct email to Rekha Mahbubani at pta@kjs.edu.hk. We look forward to hearing from you.


Have a great week ahead!

The KJS PTA Team




Student Success

The celebration of student success will channel to our Facebook page. You can find the school’s Facebook here. Please keep the photos and stories coming of our children shooting the AAROW’s of Success!




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