2014 NSPC: The Pisay Explorer one award shy of clinching OSP plum
Bañez cops first national individual award
Three awards were not enough to make The Pisay Explorer, the official student publication in English of Philippine Science High School – Cagayan Valley Campus, an outstanding school paper (OSP) of the country during the National Schools Press Conference held at Subic, Pampanga last April 7-13, 2014.
For a publication to become an outstanding paper, four awards must be clinched out of the six categories contested among school papers.
The Pisay Explorer won in three categories; 2nd Best News Page, 3rd Best Sports Page and 5th Best Science and Technology Page.
“It was a golden year for the publication. This feat is overwhelming but will pose as a challenge to sustain the publication’s excellence or even surpassed what we achieved this year”, publication adviser Harold Gallo mentioned.
In the regional level, the publication stole the title from perennial champion Regional Science High School’s The Excelsior.
For the past 3 years Pisay – CVC’s publication had been a consistent 3rd place winner but this year it won 1st place in Sports and Editorial Pages, 2nd place in News, Features Page and Science and Technology pages and Layout and Page Design which paved way for the clinching of the title.
“I’m glad that the efforts of the staff and contributors had been rewarded. I hope that that Pisayers will also be aware of the happenings around them as they searched for the untarnished truth”, Associate Editor Wilnice Pica D. Rosario pointed.
Furthermore, Mr. Ceasar Quinn Bañez copped the first individual award of Pisay – CVC in the NSPC as he placed fifth in Sports Writing English.
“It was so fulfilling and also an honor, because all of our hardwork paid off”, quipped Bañez, who is now an Applied Physics scholar of the University of the Philippines – Manila.
Bañez was a second placer in both the division and regional levels.
Christine Joy T. Pimentel also represented PSHS-CVC as a contestant in Pagsulat ng Editoryal.
Gallo and Zenaida T. Manzano served as the coaches of the scholars and mentors of English and Filipino publications, The Explorer and Ang Siklab, respectively.
Other PSHS campuses also won in the paper contests like the Bicol Region Campus, Central Luzon Campus, Southern Mindanao Campus and Main Campus.#
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Roxas II leads Amés Illimités in 15th Commencement Exercises
by: Harold V. Gallo
Ricardo Roxas II topped his class and marched to become the second recipient of With Highest Honors Award in Philippine Science High School – Cagayan Valley Campus, thus far, during the Graduation Day of Batch 2014, Ames Illimités last March 26, 2014.
Enthemed Amés Illimités: The Glory and Journey, the commencement exercises recognized the class of 2014 with Roxas II and eight other awardees With High Honors leading the way.
Roxas II also copped the proficiency awards in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, English, and Social Sciences.
On the other hand, Jasmine S. Interior, the top 2 achiever of Class 2014 and another With High Honors Awardee, garnered Proficiency Awards in Biology, Filipino and Research. Interior also reaped the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Award for Model Scholar and Gerry Roxas Leadership Award.
Rounding up the other proficiency awardees were Marian Samantha M. Asuncion, Journalism English; Cristine Joy M. Pimentel, Journalism Filipino; Mark Jeremy G. Narag, Arts and Physical Education, Juicel Marie D. Taguinod.
Dr. Rod Allan A. de Lara, Deputy Executive Director of PSHS System served as the guest speaker and Ms. Rosa-Vi?a S. Prudente-Jocson led the oath taking of the new members of PSHS National Alumni Association.
In his inspirational message, Dr. de Lara highlighted the importance of choosing the right career and the value of giving back.
Asuncion delivered the legacy of Amés Illimités and the commencement exercises was punctuated by the graduation song entitled “Free Souls”. #
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Prom King at Prom Queen, Kinoronahan
ni: Shannie Faye C. Samson
Ginanap ang JS Promenade ng Philippine Science High School - Cagayan Valley Campus sa Highlander, Solano, Nueva Vizcaya noong Pebrero 15, 2014 na may temang “Glitter”. Hindi lamang matitipuno at magaganda ang mga promenaders kundi sila rin ay tunay na mga talentado. Natatangi ang mga itinanghal ng mga Pisayers sa kanilang concert type production.
Bawat isa ay napakakinang sa sariling paraan at may kanya-kanyang istilo ang pananamit. Itinanghal na Dance Emperor si Ricardo Roxas at Dance Empress si Phoebe Laine Panis. Sina David Paz at Ma. Mikaela Angelika Sto. Tomas naman ang naging Rookie Movers. Kamangha-mangha naman ang kagandahan ni Miss Headturner na si Jasmine Interior at ang tikas ni Mr. Knockout na si Nelvinson Daquioag. Tunay naman na maharlika sina Emmanuel Gaffud at Rani Serquina nang makuha ang titulong Prom Prince at Prom Princess. Sa huli, kinoronahang Prom King si Jose Patricio Dumlao at Prom Queen Wilnice Rosario. #
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Pampamilyang Takbo, Pampamilyang Saya
ni: Carlo L. Cadaoas
Ginunita ng Philippine Science High School- Cagayan Valley Campus ang Family Day sa isang benefit run noong Enero 18, 2014 sa Nueva Vizcaya State University Gymnasium.
Ang benefit run na binansagang ‘FamRun’ ay isinagawa para makalikom ng pondo upang suportahan ang ilang mga iskolar nito. Ito ay inisponsor ng TM (Republika ng TM) at iba pang pribadong benepaktors.
Nahati ang marathon sa tatlong kategorya: 3KM mula NVSU hanggang Petron pabalik; 5KM mula NVSU hanggang Provincial Capitol pabalik ; at 10km mula NVSU hanggang Bonfal pabalik. Matapos magparehistro at magbayad ng angkop na halaga, nakatanggap ng baller at isang singlet ang mga tumakbo.
Sinimulan ang umaga ng isang masayang pag-ehersiyo na pinangunahan ng ilang kasapi ng Taraddek Dance Troupe.
Isang malaking digital na timer ang itinayo sa umpisa ng takbo. Ilang sektor ang nag-monitor at nagdokumento nito, kabilang na dito ang ABS-CBN. May mga check-points na nakaistasyon sa iba’t ibang lap upang makapagpahinga at makakuha ng tubig ang mga tumakbo.
Matapos ang tanghalian ay sinundan ito ng Friendship Game na basketbol mula sa mga koponan ng magulang, guro at mga kawani ng Pisay. Ilang mag-aaral sa una at ikalawang taon ang may booth para na rin makalikom ng kanilang sariling mga pondo.
Sinimulan ang Bingo Social sa paraang 10th hanggang Grand Prize: Cash, Electric Fan, Gym Bag ,Trolley Bag ,Watch , Acer Tablet , Printer, Sony Bravia LED TV, Acer Aspire One at Lenovo Laptop.
Ang nasabing pagdiriwang ay pinangasiwaan ng mga opisyales ng PSHS-CVC General PTCA sa pamumuno ni Judge Marivic C. Beltran at ang pakikiisa ng pamilyang Pisay. #
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