La Salle College has a rich 90-year history spanning across two centuries...
1917 - 1938 : The Founding Story
6th January : La Salle College was formally inaugurated. Seven Brothers were headed by Rev. Br. Aimar as Director. There were 14 classes with 540 students.
1939 - 1947 : The war years
5th November : Principal Brother Aimar passed away in Indo-China (Nhatrang, South Vietnam), far away from his beloved La Salle College.
1948 - 1958 : exile in perth street
The British Military Authorities requisitioned La Salle College and turned it into the 33rd General Military Hospital. La Salle College moved to temporarily built hutments on Perth Street, Ho Man Tin.
17th October : school commenced on Perth Street one month later than usual.
22nd February : the first Sports Day since the Second World War ended. It was also the first Sports Day held outside school, on the Police Club Grounds on Boundary Street.
Stephen Xavier held three of the Colony’s sprints records: 100 yards at 9.9 seconds; 100 meters at 10.8 seconds and 200 meters at 22.5 seconds.
The school celebrated its Silver Jubilee (25th Anniversary) while at the temporary Perth Street campus.
1959 - 1981 : back home to the dome
With the help of various old boys, Assistant Superior General of the Brothers, Brother Lawrence O’Toole, the Pro-Secretary of State for the Vatican, Mon. Dell Acqua, and certain Members of the British Parliament, the Brothers finally regained possession of the LSC campus from the British Military Authorities after a 10-year occupation.
1st August : The La Salle College building on Boundary street was finally returned to the Brothers.
7th September : The school reopened.
Brother Aimar’s bust, donated by La Salle Old Boys’ Association, was unveiled by Brother Nicet Joseph, Superior General of the De La Salle Brothers.
September : The La Salle Evening School was transferred to Ho Man Tin to become Chan Sui Ki College.
Replacing the Prefects Board, the Student Association, a more structured student organization, was founded, where student leaders were elected democratically by upper form students.
September sees the first school year commencing in the new partially-completed campus. The track and field were yet to be completed.
1981 - 1999 : From dome to quad
2000 - ... : the new millenium