Second Quarter DL's honored, GPTCA, DPA elect new officers
by: Harold V. Gallo
From 46 to 45. Some were out of the list while new names made it.
The 2nd Quarter Card Giving Day highlighted with the awarding of the Directors Listers last January 15, 2016 at the Multi-purpose hall of Academic Building 2 of Philippine Science High School – Cagayan Valley Campus.
From 20 awardees during the 1st Quarter, the Grade 7 scholars led the awardees anew with 19 DLs.
12 Grade 8, three Grade 9 and 11 Grade 10 scholars round up the awardees for this quarter.
The Card Giving was also highlighted by school updates courtesy of SSD Chief, Mr. Harold V. Gallo and CISD Chief, Dr. Aimee Marie C. Gragasin.
Mrs. Girlmelyn A. Javier, Discipline Officer, also reminded the scholars and their parents about discipline matters.
Parent-teacher consultations, SSIP meeting and reorganization of General Parents Teachers and Community Association and Dormer Parents Association took place after the awarding program.
Dra. Gina Rosimo was elected GPTCA President while Fiscal Benifroi Pascual is the new DPA president.
Judge Marivic Beltran graced the occasion to witness the election of new set of officers and to turn over the reins of the GPTCA.
Here is the complete list of DLs;
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School papers pocket RSPC award; Gallo is R02's MOSPA
by: Dianne Joyce Matic
Mr. Harold V. Gallo (center front row) is hailed as the Most Outstanding Secondary School Paper Adviser of Region 2 during the 2015 RSPC, February 13–16, 2015. .
The official student publication in English, The Pisay Explorer, inked its second overall title in three years, and the official student newsletter in Filipino, Ang Siklab, returned on a winning note, while Mr. Harold V. Gallo was hailed as region 2’s best secondary paper adviser, in this year’s Regional Schools Press Conference held last December 13–16, 2015 at Santiago City, Isabela.
The Pisay Explorer, Cagayan Valley’s best school paper in Secondary English Category, received 1st place in Lay–out and Page Design and Science and Technology sections; 2nd place in News and Editorial sections, and 5th place in Feature and Sports sections.
On the other hand, Ang Siklab, PSHS CVC’s official school publication in Filipino, landed in 6th place overall.
The official school publication in Filipino, grabbed 3rd place in News section, 6th place in Scietech section and 5th in Sports, Feature, Editorial and Layout and Page Design categories.
Meanwhile, Gallo, The Pisay Explorer Adviser, proved that third time’s the charm, as he copped the 2015 Most Outstanding School Paper Adviser plum.
“My passion to write, lead and serve will continue to flare up. This is for Pisay–CVC, Nueva Vizcaya and my family,” said Gallo.
According to Gallo, achieving success is a process. “Journalism develops discipline and competitive spirit and leadership in me. It pushed me to strive harder and put time and dedication to be able to succeed”.
Ang Siklab is 6th Best in RSPC, Gallo is RO2's MOSPA, to receive award in Koronadal.
With the win, the official newsletters of qualify to the National Schools Press Conference in Koronadal, South Cotabato on February 22–26, 2016.
The awarding of Gallo, together with the outstanding school paper advisers and student journalists of other region will also happen during the NSPC.
Last year, The Pisay Explorer won 4th Place in Feature Section and 5th Place in News Section.
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Pisayers defend Math Challenge, Math Fest title
by: Harold V. Gallo
Philippine Science High School – Cagayan Valley Campus’ cream of the crop in Math, lorded in the 2016 Division Math Challenge and Math Festival of Nueva Vizcaya last January 15–16, 2016 held at Nueva Vizcaya General Comprehensive High School.
PSHS–CVC stamped its might and ran away with a whopping 112 aggregate points.
Solano High trailed behind as 1st Runner Up with 68 points and NVGCHS secured 2nd Runner Up title with 58 points.
Eight (8) students qualified to the Division Orals slated on February 5, 2016.
The contested activities included MTAP Math Challenge, Master Your Skills, Math Relay, Math 24, Damath, Kakuro and Tower of Hanoi, for all grade levels.
The Math Unit composed of Dr. Maricel D. Bata, Ms. Maureen Joy C. Collado, Mr. Ronald M. Navalta, Mr. Orcene D. Cancino, Mrs. Rosalinda O. Luwang and Mr. Russel Owen B. Viloria trained the students.
For the complete list of winners, please click here.
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Pisay–CVC penpushers shine, make historic run in RSPC 2015
by: Dianne Joyce Matic
Members of Pisay–CVC Journalism team flaunt their trophies during the awarding of the search of the Best School Publication during the 2015 RSPC, February 13–16, 2015.
Reaping top awards in team, individual and newspaper categories, Philippine Science High School journalism team made waves at Regional Schools Press Conference (RSPC) held last December 13–16, 2015 at Santiago City, Isabela, where 11 Pisay CVC scribes qualified to the nationals.
Collaborative Publishing English team, composed of Cyril Francis Wakit, Adrian Bayle, Clark Denmark Recile, Tom Ivan Binbinon, Alfrancis Gacutan, Alliyah Maxyne Tello and Dianne Joyce Matic, won 1st place, earning them a ticket to the National Schools Press Conference.
“It’s such a rare opportunity, being given the chance to participate in the NSPC, and I’m very excited. This year, I participated in my first DSPC, and I was surrounded by great and talented people. I’m proud that a lot of them are participating in the NSPC as well,” Recile said.
On the individual categories, Ma. Shaira Lei Daludado (News Writing – English), Percival Carpio III (Sports Writing-English), and John Lian Mar Catli (Sports Writing – Filipino) landed in 2nd place.
Additionally, sophomore Fredelito Liquigan Jr. bagged 3rd place in Copy Reading and Headline Writing - Filipino.
“Initially, we had a lot of misunderstandings. But I guess what changed this year was that we had a lot of training. This had taught us that we always had each other’s backs and that we were a family in a sense. The contest this year was very different because we didn’t argue anymore. Thus, we had finished on time and won,” Tello said.
“To qualify in the NSPC is not a fluke. I’m glad that all the time we toil for practices paid off,” said coach Harold Gallo.
Jubilee Balonkita and Maria Stella Guia Miguel garnered 6th place and 7th place, respectively, in the Science and Health Writing.
In the search for the Best School Publication, The Pisay Explorer clinched the overall title while Ang Siklab placed 6th overall.
Finally, Gallo, copped the Most Outstanding Secondary School Paper Adviser plum.
National Schools Press Conference is to be held at Koronadal City, South Cotabato on February 22–26, 2016.
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