by: Mr. Harold V. Gallo

Hundreds of pupils and students of Nueva Vizcaya, Isabela and Quirino flocked at Philippine Science High School – Cagayan Valley Campus to witness and experience different exhibits in accordance with the celebration of the National Science and Technology Week, July 27, 2016.

This year’s celebrations of the NSTW were highlighted by simultaneous activities by S&T communities such as Bicutan Science Community, Los Baños Science Community, Manila Science Community, Quezon City Science Community and Department of Science and Technology Regional Offices and attached agencies.

“This is the first time that simultaneous celebration was conducted and it offered new and unique way of recognizing the roles and significance of science and technology to our country”, said Mr. Sadiri S. Corpuz, Department Head of the Science, Mathematics, Computer and Technology (SMCT) department of the school.

Pisay–CVC was tasked to host the Open House which featured interactive activities in Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Robotics, Research.

Corpuz, who is also a member of the Evaluation Team for the activities in Region 2’s celebrations, also said that the hosting of the Open House is a way to showcase the outputs, facilities and expertise of Pisay–CVC.

The Quiz Bee team of Advance Montessori Education Center of Isabela (AMECI), who also attended the whole day open house, said that they enjoyed so much the exhibits especially in Robotics.

Meanwhile, Daenniel Pelaez, a Grade 9 student from Nueva Vizcaya Comprehensive High School said that he learned new knowledge and wonders of science and technology in the various exhibits.

Additionally, the visitors were also toured around the campus and watch films that tackle pressing issues and wonders of S&T.

The Student Services Division also took the opportunity to advertise the National Competitive Examination (NCE) to Grade 5 and 6 pupils as part of their film viewing session.

The NSTW celebrations reeled off from July 25–29, 2016 across the country.