Important Events (Chronicle)
In August, 1977, Mingde Elementary School was formally allowed to establish and Li Ping was the first principal.
In 1982, Principal Li Ping was transferred to Hushan Elementary School and was replaced by Principal Zhou Taixing.
In 1985, Principal Zhou Taixing retired and Principal Lin Ronghua took over.
In August, 1990, Principal Lin Ronghua was transferred to Beitou Elementary School and was replaced by Principal Li Xunbe.
In February, 1993, Principal Li Xunbe was transferred to Zhiqing Elementary School and was succeeded by Principal Song Zhongguang.
In August, 1997, Principal Song Zhongguang was transferred to Bihu Elementary School and was replaced by Principal Chen Ruyue.
In August, 2001, Principal Chen Ruyue retired and Principal Xu Yingzhen took over.
In August, 2005, Principal Xu Yingzhen was transferred to Xisong Elementary School and was succeeded by Principal Lin Meiling.
In August ,2011, Principal Lin Meiling was transferred to Shidong Elementary School and was replaced by Principal Chen Jinlian.
In August, 2017, Principal Chen Jinlian retired and was succeeded by Principal Tu Zhenyang.
In 1976, Wenlin Elementary School as an agent contracted to the school building project to build Zhongxiao, Mingde and Renai Buildings with an area of 8159.52 square meters.
In November, 1977 the school buildings were completed. Teachers and students going to these three schools "Shipai", "Wenlin" and "Shidong" schools returned to Mingde Elementary School. There were 17 classes.
In 1978, new school kitchen was built and students’ lunch boxes began to be steamed there.
In March, 1982 the L-shaped Xinyi Building was completed with an area of 2714.25 square meters.
In April, 1985 the activity center was completely built.
In February, 1993 due to the safety of school buildings, Zhongxiao, Renai, Mingde, and Xinyi Buildings were suspended for reinforcement work. The fourth, fifth and sixth graders went to Lanya Elementary School small classrooms, and the first and second graders took turns going to school.
In August, 1995 the school building reinforcement project was completed. The fourth, fifth and sixth graders retuned to Mingde.
In 1996, the elevator for moving students’ lunch meals was built.
In December, 1997 the playground and the PU runway were completed.
From April to September, 2011 the Education Bureau subsidized the campus quality project for 30 million NT Dollars. The library was moved to the first floor, the gate demolished, and many repair projects on campus were completed.
In 2014, the kindergarten maintenance project was completed, and a new class of 3-year-old was added.
In August, 2014 the renovation of the playground and surrounding facilities was completed.
In June, 2015 the physical playroom was completed.
In 2016, a new classroom and the corridor quality project of the kindergarten were completed, and the new class of 3 to 5 years old was added.
In August, 2016 the Campus Safety Surveillance System - Smart Electronic Protection Fence was set up.
In August, 2017 the first phase of the power improvement project was completed, making good use of school funds. Besides, Parents’ Association raised funds to set up class air conditioning.
In August, 2017 the goal of “air conditioning for each class” was achieved.
In August, 2018 the air conditioning replacement project of the activity center was completed.
In August, 2018 the second phase of the power improvement project (Zhongxiao, Mingdeu, and Renai Buildings) was completed.
In August, 2018 the campus roof leak proof renovation project (Zhongxiao Building) was completed.
In August, 2018 the goal of “air conditioning for classrooms of different subjects” was achieved.
In November, 2018 the senior classroom was completed.
In December, 2018 the teacher seminar room on the 3rd floor of Renai Building was completed.
3.The Campus History
In 1982, the inaugural issue of Mingde Children was published.
In 1991, the total number of classes was 51, which was the maximum amount of classes in this school.
In August, 2003, the mural painting designed by Teacher Ye Yuegui, was completed with the image of the school vision “Imagery. Mingde”.
In December, 2003 hosted the Taipei City Cub and Brownie Assembly.
In August, 2005 served as the convening school of the Reading Research and Development Group of Taipei City.
In September, 2008 served as the convening school of the Taipei Municipal Elementary School Newspaper Reading Administrative Planning Group.
From April to August 2011, the establishment of a kindergarten was approved. The enrollment of the first two classes was full, and the first director was Su Qiongju.
In August, 2018, the number of faculty and staff was seventy-three (fifty-eight teachers), four classes in the Kindergarten, 120 students. There were totally twenty-six classes in the Elementary School, five classes both in the first and second grades, and four classes in the other four grades. The number of students was 630.
In December 2018, the tree planting activity was held, and thousands of Taiwan native plants were planted at school.
In 2018 served as the pilot school of designing the curriculum of 12-Year Basic Education. "Happy Life" and "Cultural Learning" curriculum have completed for the lower grades.
In August, 2019, the number of faculty and staff of the school was seventy-eight (sixty-three teachers). There were four classes in kindergarten. The total number of students was 120.There were twenty-eight classes in the elementary school, six classes in the first grade, five classes in the second and third grades, and four classes in the fourth, the fifth and the sixth grades. The number of students were 711 people.
In June, 1995 was awarded the Taipei's top ten Environmental Friendly Schools.
In 2000 was named Sports Excellent School by the Ministry of Education.
In January, 2005 won Platinum Award at the International School Network Expo.
In 2007 visited by the members from the Ministry of Education and performed well in the 95th school year’s dialects teaching.
In December, 2011 won “Taipei Good Vision” Quality Library Gold Award.
In May, 2012 won the third place in group of the 45th National Science Fair of Taipei City.
In April, 2013, Mingde Elementary School was selected as the "Learning Community and Teaching Research" core school.
In May, 2013, Mingde Elementary School was awarded the Quality School "Resource Integration Quality Award."
In June, 2014, Mingde Elementary School was awarded the Quality School "Campus Quality Award."
In September, 2014, Mingde Elementary School was awarded "Taipei Education 111 Standard School Certification."
In September, 2015, Zhou Jiayan, director of the school's Counseling Office, and Lin Wenzheng, the technician, won the praise of Xingtan Fragrance.
In September, 2015, Mingde Elementary School was awarded "2015 National Teaching Excellence Award--Silver Award, Mingde Navigation King--Chinese Strategy."
In March, 2016, Mingde Elementary School was awarded "2015 Academic Year Taipei City Education Cup Basketball Championship, Boy B Group Second Place."
In June, 2016, Mingde Elementary School was awarded the Quality School "Administrative Management Award."
In November, 2016, Mingde Elementary School was awarded "2016 The Ministry of Education the Promotion of Family Education Excellence Group Award."
In April, 2017, Mingde Elementary School was awarded "2016 Academic Year School Curriculum Plan Premium."
In June, 2017, Mingde Elementary School was awarded the Quality School "Student Learning Quality Award."
In August, 2017, Chen Yifang, president of the school's Parents' Association, won the praise of Xingtan Fragrance.
In March, 2018, Mingde Elementary School was awarded "2017 Academic Year Taipei City Education Cup Tug of War, the girls’ team championship, the boys' team runner-up, the mixed team third runner-up."
In May, 2018, Wu Bailing and Zhou Mingyi, our teachers, won the excellent instructors of Taipei Science Exhibition--instructing students to participate in the city's science exhibitions and won over 15 sessions and 5 sessions.
In August, 2018, Lian Mingzhu, the nurse of the school, won the praise of Xingtan Fragrance.
In November, 2018, Children Dance and Modern Dance Group participated in the "2018 Academic Year Taipei Dance Competition" and won the first and second prizes of Group B Children's Dance and Modern Dance in North District.
In November, 2018, Mingde Elementary School was awarded "2018 Academic Year Taipei City Education Cup Tug of War, the women's team championship, the men's team and the mixed team runner-up."
In March, 2019, Dance Group participated in "2018 Academic Year National Dance Competition" and won the excellent award of children's dance of Group B and the modern dance of Group C.
In March, 2019, Mingde Elementary School was awarded "2018 Academic Year Taipei City Education Cup Basketball Championship, Boy B Group fifth place and Girl B Group second place."
In March, 2019, Mingde Elementary School was awarded "Taipei City Deep Plowing Reading Activity Group Premium."
In April, 2019, Mingde Elementary School was awarded "Taipei City 51st Primary and Secondary School Science Exhibition Group Award.
In May, 2019, Mingde Elementary School was awarded "Taipei City Family Education Excellence Individuals and Group Implementation Plan Group Award."
In June, 2019, Mingde Elementary School was awarded "2018 Academic Year Taipei City Traffic Safety Education Field Visit Evaluation Premium."
In July, 2019, Xie Yizhen, the assistant teacher of the school, won the praise of Xingtan Fragrance.