Mar 30, 2023


School Campus

School Campus

The Maryknoll Fathers began working in the Kwun Tong area in the late 1950s. In 1962, the Maryknoll Society asked Education Department for assistance in building a subsidized Anglo-Chinese secondary school. The planning of the school was delayed by the unrest of the late 1960s and the serious inflation which upset all cost estimates. But eventually ground was broken in the summer of 1971 and the construction of the school building began...

The early photos of school building of KTMC are as follows:

1971 Summer - View of hall and classroom wing foundations
1972 March - Half-finished
1972 June - Sau Mau Ping landslide
1972 Summer
1972 September - Rushing to meet deadline
1972 October - View of School and Pastoral Centre nearing completion
1972 October - School Entrance/Pastoral Centre nearing completion
1972 Fall - Two more months to go