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Young Christian Students (YCS)

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Teachers-in-charge             :           Mdm. Cecelia John and Mdm. Shirley Ho

Committees

President                               :   Zacqueline Zee Gombek (5sc1)

Vice President                       :   Allyssa Amanda (5sc1)

Secretary                               :   Jacintha Shera (5sc2)

Vice Secretary                       :   Mardiana Taman (5sc2)

Treasurer                               :   Shania Siut (5a1)

Vice Treasurer                       :   Praveen Kaur (4sc2)

Multimedia 1                          :   Edith Elspeth (5sc1)

Multimedia 2                          :   Chantal Lim (5sc3)

Public Relation Officer           :   Ann Marie Teng (3a1)

AJK                                        :   Constance Rose (4sc2)

 

Motto  : By the students, With the students, For the students

 

YCS BASIC PRINCIPLES:

The YCS movement led for, by and among the secondary students, derives its energy from Christ and has the mission of the Church among students. It believes in the See, Judge and Act Method as a way of life.

 

YCS is a movement which grew out of the ideals of Joseph Cardijn (1882-1967), a Belgian priest who realised that the Church was not in touch with the young people, and that these young people were prevented from making any truly Christian responses to life because of the conditions in which they lived and worked. Due to Cardijn's appreciation of the Gospel, he had a deep respect for the dignity of each individual. The dignity comes from the fact that everyone is called to be sons and daughters of the living God. So, he gathered around him a small group, working on basis of his friendship with them and challenging them to respond to his vision of dignity for all. It took her nine starts before a group was prepared to work on his vision.

It was in 1925 and the Movement became the Young Christian Workers (YCW). YCS was started to promote the same values in the students' world.

One of the most important characteristics of the YCS is that it is a student movement, this means that

-       YCS is led for, by and among students.

-       YCS is based on friendship between students.

-       YCS knows that the experts on reality facing students are students.

-       YCS believes in any kind of studies and that unfolds our potential to love, or that helps us understand our world and God.

 

What are our activities?

- telematches

- combined gatherings

- Leadership Formation Camp (LFC)

- Coffee Morning

- Mid-Year Camp (MYC)

- Joseph Cardijn Camp (JCC)

- KYCS Carolling

- Conferences

“YCS is precisely this; a movement of young students, who in and by and with young

Students, in and by all the acts of their daily lives, form each other,

support each other, help each other, love each other and together

prepare themselves for their future. “

Joseph Cardijn

Inspiration of YCS

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 28 June 2016 16:27 )