Project INSPIRE v2.0, idinaos
by: Nicole Betina P. Pascual
Speaker, Brex Arevalo, Goal Alignment Deputy Head of the 2030 Youth Force in the Philippines, Inc., giving a talk on the SDGs.
Layuning linangin ang mga iskolar upang maging mga epektibong lider, ginanap ang ikalawang Project I.N.S.P.I.R.E. sa PSHS-CVC noong Nobyembre 18–19, 2017.
"Project INSPIRE is the flagship program, of the SSG which hopes to inspire the scholars to take leadership roles which will make them more responsible, committed and service–oriented leaders in school and in the community," ani G. Heherson Tolentino, tagapayo ng Supreme Student Government.
Pinangunahan ng SSG at ilang estudyante ng SCALE, binigyang–tuon ng nasabing programa ang Sustainable Development Goals ng United Nations sa tulong ni G. Brex Arevalo.
Ayon pa kay G. Tolentino, ang pagbibigyang–pansin umano sa SDGs sa nasabing seminar ay upang mabigyang–kamalayan ang mga dumalo na mayroong ganoong adbokasiya at mayroong malaking papel na ginagampanan ang kabataan sa pag–abot nito.
"The SDG entails a global commitment to ensure a sustainability of resources, and the Earth as a whole,” dagdag pa niya. Idiniin din ni G. Tolentino na ang mga ganitong programa ay kinakailangan upang siguraduhin ang holistic development ng mga iskolar.
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SNC redeems Quiz Show 6.0
by: Shaira P. Daludado
The winning team and their coach Miss Cherry Bawiga with PSHS-CVC CID Chief Alice C. Manuel; Research and Extension Coordinator Gaudencio M. Natividad and SSD Chief Harold Gallo .
Santiago North Central School (SNCS) SPED Center on October 8 claimed its second Pisay Quiz Show in three years after clinching the title in the Pisay-CVC’s sixth Regional Quiz Show held in SM City Cauayan, Cauayan, Isabela.
The four-point difference between University of St. Louis Tuguegarao (USLT) and SNCS made it clear who was deserving of the crown this 2017, putting Tuguegarao West Central School (TWCS) in the third place.
The winning team consisted of Kyrush Cassandra C. Gutierrez, Mark Daniel Javier, and Art Dominic Gubiauon, and was coached by Ms. Cherry C. Bawiga, who further expressed gratitude upon winning the contested activity.
"I am so grateful that the hardships and sacrifices of my pupils in reviewing and preparing for the quiz bee were compensated because of their winning”, Bawiga stated during an interview with the Pisay Explorer.
Furthermore, she also showed extreme gratitude to the Philippine Science High School – Cagayan Valley Campus (PSHS – CVC) System for its effort to give pupils the ability to hone mathematical, scientific, and linguistic skills."I would also like to commend Pisay-CVC for being the avenue for preparing and sharpening the capabilities of our children to become more academically ready in their more formal way of education”, she said.
Pupils who ranked second in the quiz show were Joseph Anthony Cabinta, Yuan Alkinz Caῆazares and James Benedict Tan, while those of the third place were Cyra D. Martinez, Froilan C. Cancejo and Khim Marique F. Daquioag.
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Agcaoili, Sion, Suyat top the PSO National Eliminations
by: Mark Merrill N. Mesa
Mark Merrill N. Mesa (coach) and the three contestants (from left: Alexandrea C. Sion, Lord Peter Robin Dustin L. Suyat and Angela Joy G. Agcaoili celebrate winning moments on the PSO National Eliminations at the Cauayan City National High School grounds. .
The Philippine Society of Youth Science Clubs (PSYSC) is a nationwide organization devoted in upholding the significance of science clubbing and in promoting Public Understanding of Science, Technology and Environment (PUSTE). PSYSC, as the frontrunner of the science clubbing movement, continues to celebrate the National Science Club Month (NSCM) every September to science clubs all over the country with activities that would enhance not just the academic perspective of each science clubber but their environmental and social awareness as well. For this year, NSCM 2017 has the topic of Geoscience with the theme: EarthBeat: Excavating the Abyss, Pulsing the Current, Steering the Youth as Stewards of Sustainable Development. The activities involved were the National Science Clubs Summit, PSO National Eliminations, I Teach Science Seminar (ITSS), and MathSciAKa.
Last September 9, 2017, three Grade 10 students namely Angela Joy G. Agcaoili (Graviton), Alexandrea C. Sion (Muon) and Lord Peter Robin Dustin L. Suyat (Muon) competed in the PSO National Eliminations, an inter–school quiz competition for students from all over the country. The National Eliminations was a two–hour written multiple choice examination taken individually. The accumulated scores were ranked and the top 20 teams with the highest scores in all the testing sites nationwide will be the official participants to the National Finals. The Philippine Science High School team garnered First Place in the National Eliminations for Region 2 but did not qualify for the National Finals. Alexandrea C. Sion was also awarded for being the Top Scorer in the Region.
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1st PSHS-CVC Science Odyssey centers on “science for the people”
By: Harold V. Gallo
Philippine Science High School – Cagayan Valley Campus launched its Science Odyssey highlighted by activities anchored on the theme "science for the people", August 1–3, 2017 at its campus.
Elementary pupils and junior high school students from different divisions of Cagayan Valley competed in S&T project pitching, laboratory skills assessment and poster presentations.
The two day activities also featured exhibits and demonstrations of teachers through an Open House in Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Technology, Computer Science and Research.
"Help us build a better community through science and technology" said Engr. Sancho Mabborang, Regional Director of DOST Region 2, during the opening program.
In his speech, he also emphasized that Region 2 depends so much on agriculture and pointed out how science, technology and research have a tremendous impact in the region and in the country as a whole.
The winners in the contested activities will be awarded during the NSTW regional celebration to be held at Cauayan City, Isabela on August 14–17, 2017.
The launching of the Science Odyssey is in consonance with the celebration of National Science and Technology Week which is anchored on the practical use of various technological products and research output.
The activities lined up for this year's NSTW are science and technology fora on agriculture, health, nutrition, disaster preparedness management, and manufacturing.
A series of regional science and technology fairs will also be held in every region in the country until December, which aims to give the public a unique experience on how science and technology work for a better life.
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