Udivitel'nym i Pobedili: Idio tops class, leads Udi in 16th graduation rites
By: Dianne Joyce Matic
As the sole graduate who obtained With Highest Honors in his class, Ralph Justine idio graduated top scholar and led batch 2015: Udivitel'nym Pobedili during the PSHS–CVC 16th Commencement Exercises, April 8, 2015.
Seventeen (17) scholars were also awarded With High Honors plum.
The list included Frinzer Lucky M. Simplina, Ciara Beatrice B. Cañalita, Hana Renzsie R. Grospe, Ma. Oliva Nicole L. Daquioag, Mariah Toni Nyva S. Labasan, Jaurine Fei L. Agrimor, Janford B. Galano, Patrice S. Bumanlag, Nathan Oscar T. Rosimo, Evan Alexis A. Clarion, Patricia Nicole S. Narvadez, Niquitta B. Galap, Shanna Lei C. Ramil, Aeron Rai B. Roque, Francisgerard A. Aguilar, Jasmin Kisha Angela B. Lugo and Sally Joy D. Gano.
Idio was also awarded proficiency in Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
Simplina got proficiency in English and Filipino; Cañalita got Computer Science, Alyssa Joselle Alba in Research, Shanna Lei Ramil in Arts, Narvadez in Social Science, Ma. Mikaela Angelika Sto. Tomas in English Journalism, Alliah Macato in Flipino Journalism, and Patrice Bumanlag and Ymmanuel Gaffud in Physical Education.
The DOST Secretary Award was conferred to Mariah Toni Nyva Labasan while the Gerry Roxas Leadership Award was achieved by Janford Galano.
"Your willingness and humility to be molded and changed to become a better person will mold your character and attitude. as one author says, your attitude determines your altitude, "Dr. Ryan Cabatic", the Executive Director of PSHSS, concluded in his inspirational message.
According to batch 2015, Udivitel'nym i Pobedili "Udi" means awesome and victorious.
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Pisayers beam at 3rd Journalism Summit
By: Dianne Joyce Matic
Expect. Employ. Empower. Just Journalism prevailed in this year's journalism summit.
With the mutual passion to amend journalistic skills in both radio broadcasting and collaborative publishing, selected Philippine Science High School scholars from Batanes to Jolo took part in Journalism Summit 3.0 at Eagle Ridge Resort, Ulas, Davao City last September 2–5, 2015.
Four campus journalists and school paper advisers from all campuses except PSHS–CALABARZON joined the four–day seminar workshop hosted by Southern Mindanao Campus.
Mr. Richard Apresto, NSPC judge, offered lectures concerning radio broadcasting and script writing while Mr. Aries Oliveros and Jerry Noven, school paper advisers of Central Luzon Campus and Bicol Region Campus respectively, discussed the basic of collaborative publishing and emphasized the do's and don'ts in lay–outing.
"Gusto ko yung time na nagwork yung different groups from different campuses kasi dito nakita yung bond ng isa't isa kahit na hindi pa lubos na kilala," said Clarence Eugenio, PSHS–Cagayan Valley scholar–participant.
The first night opened the opportunity for summit participants to acquaint themselves with co–writers from varying campuses.
The last day was reserved for finalization of outputs and the closing program.
The next journalism summit is expected to take place at Central Visayas Campus according to the advisers.
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Pisay scholars showcase ST projects in NSTW
By: Francis T. Wakit
Students from different Philippine Science High School campuses showcased different outputs or presentations during the National Science Technology Week 2015 held at SMX, Pasay City from July 25 to 28, 2015.
PSHS–CVC students are included in the list of the students–exhibitors with their prepared series of outputs relating to either Physics or Chemistry.
Aside from them, students from different PSHS campuses all over the country also brought exhibits which are dominantly composed of robotics and programming.
Before the presentations at the venue, the PSHS students–exhibitors gathered in the Lola's Hall at the Mabuhay Manor Hotel and were oriented last on July 26, 2015.
Rommell Ross Oba of the PSHS–Office of the Executive Director gave some reminders and thoughts about the NSTW exhibit.
"You are here not to compete with your fellow batch mates but to showcase your talents and skills in Science and Technology," said Oba to the exhibitors.
The audience during the exhibit came from different schools inside and outside Metro Manila and some of the pupils and students were actually attended the fair as part of their field trip.
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SNC crowned champion in Pisay Quiz Show 4.0
By: Shaira P. Daludado
Santiago North Central School SPED Center bagged first place during the Pisay Quiz Show 2015 conducted in SM Cauayan on September 12, 2015.
The team composed of Ronette Gatbunton, Wisdom Abella and Jasper Dela Cruz cruised past other contender after posting consistent performance in all the rounds of the Finals.
Among the 16 competitors, the pupils of Ms. Cherry Bawiga dominated other participants after tallying 68 points.
Trailing at second place is the team from Philippine Yuh Chiau School composed of Danielle Liwanag, Ramon Tan and Alexandra Lee and coach Marines Cafirma who accumulated 59 points.
Meanwhile, Advanced Montessori Education Center of Isabela which included Raiza Pamittan, Angela Managuelod and Noriko Caliguiran with their coach Junelyn Salvador ranked third after scoring two points behind the second placers.
Pisay Quiz Show aimed not only to review the aspiring Pisay scholars but also to inspire the possible future Pisay scholars of Philippine Science High School – Cagayan Valley Campus (PSHS – CVC).
Schools from all over the region with three representatives each were invited to join the elimination rounds held in each division.
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Lumanlan, Catacutan land 3rd in PRO, qualify in WRO
By: Shaira P. Daludado
Cedric John Marc P. Catacutan and John Paolo A. Lumanlan, Grade 10 students of Philippine Science High School – Cagayan Valley Campus snatched 3rd Place amoung 93 participants of the Philippine Robotics Olympics (PRO) held in SM North Edsa on September 9–11, qualifying them to join the World Robotics' Olympics (WRO).
Catacutan and Lumanlan, who composed of CVC's Team A of the Treasure Hunt Category, ranked 13th in the preliminaries.
However, they garnered 70 and 20 points in the final round putting them to 3rd place.
The victory gave them the opportunity to represent the Philippines in the WRO 2015 to be held in Doha, Qatar this November, 2015.
Among the other participants were Reymar Melchor M. Tutaan and Jane Guerrero (10th graders), CVC's Team B who grabbed 11th place in the preliminary round and were also finalists of the PRO.
Mr. Jenshiam Balgua stated that working with the team was unproblematic and he also talked about the possible advancements they look forward to.
"We are ought to learn the EV3 Platform in order to leverage its advanced capabilities para magkaroon sila ng mas malaking winning chances at more fighting edge sa World Competition," quoted coach Balgua.
Tutaan labeled their coach as "a very, very dedicated coach and teacher".
In the last ten years, this is the first time that a team of PSHS–CVC will compete in the WRO.
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