The College Department of PCC held a tribute to its CPA Board Passers with a theme entitled: “Harvesting Dreams: Celebrating a Tradition of Success” at Cor Iesu, Centennial Bldg, Caniogan campus. The two board passers were Jerome Javier and Elizar Vince Cruz. The faculty and staff of College Department and the students from Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants (JPIA) attended the event.
The program started with an Opening Prayer followed by the singing of National Anthem. College Department Dean Mrs. Leonora D. Fernandez gave the Opening Remarks. She discussed the success of the two board passers. Dr. Rolando Robledo, Vice President for Administration & Finance and concurrent JPIA adviser, gave an inspirational message to the students wherein he reiterates PCCians are Persons of Character and Competence that helped Javier and Cruz to pass the board exam. Elizar Vince Cruz shared his tips and advices for the accountancy students to have faith, tenacity and resilience in studying and passing the board exam. In Jerome Javier’s speech, he reminded that the board exam is a test of determination and not their intelligence. They were awarded with Cup of Excellence and Certificate of Recognition. The program ended with a Closing Prayer.
The Junior High School Department held their Mr. & Ms. Intramurals 2019 at the Aula Minor, Msgr. Gabriel Bldg. The program was attended by the students and teachers of department.
The event started with an Opening Prayer followed by the singing of National Anthem. Mrs. Victoria Landicho, JHS Principal, gave the Opening Remarks in which she praised the students who are enjoying the various departmental activities. She congratulated the contestants for their courage to join the said competition. Then, the presentation of candidates started, followed by their intermission numbers. The candidates shared their talents which impressed the audience. The Crusader Dance Troupe showcased their talent in their intermission number as well as the “Banda sa Kapilya”. It was followed by a Question and Answer portion wherein the candidates shared their insights on environment protection, climate change and bullying.
The Junior High School Department held a career-oriented seminar entitled “Choices” as a preparation for the Grade 10 students to properly choose a strand that will enable them to hone their skills for college and future employment. It was attended by Grade 10 students, teachers and staff from the JHS Guidance Office.
The program started with the Opening Prayer, followed by the singing of National Anthem. Mrs. Myra Reyes, from JHS Office of the Student Affairs, discussed the random mandatory drug testing for students. The guest speaker for the seminar was Mr. Jose Mari Flores, an instructor of various disciplines and currently taking up his Master’s Degree of Asian Studies at UP Diliman. He discussed the importance of knowing each strand under SHS so that students will be informed on the strand that they will choose. He further discussed the subjects under each strand and possible programs that a student may choose when he/she enrolls in college. Likewise, Mr. Flores talked about the scholarship offered by private corporations as well as the free tuition in the State Universities and Colleges. The program ended with a closing prayer.
The Junior High School Department opened the Intramurals with the theme, “Beloved, Gifted and Empowered through Sports and Recreation” at the Crown Jewel. The program started with an opening prayer followed by the singing of the National Anthem. Mrs. Victoria Landicho, JHS Principal, gave the Opening Remarks wherein she emphasized the importance of sports to PCCians and the benefits it gives to the participants such as building harmonious relationships with others and becoming an exemplary model of sportsmanship, as well.
The program was followed by an intermission number by the Crusaders Dance Troupe. The formal opening of the Intramurals was headed by Mrs. Evelyn Vibar, JHS Assistant Principal. It was followed with an oath of sportsmanship by the students. Another part of the program was the Mr. and Ms. Intramurals 2019, who were the representatives from the JHS sections and grade levels. The students cheered for their bets as the participants showcased their beauty and costume that indicates the current theme for the intramurals. After that, the contestants gave an intermission number followed by a zumba routine headed by the MAPEH department. The program ended with a Closing Prayer.
The Senior High School Department held a Nutrition Month Cookfest at the Veranda, Msgr. Gabriel Bldg in observance of the Nutrition Month. The cookfest was entitled “Market Basket Cook Off Competition” which was mainly participated by the Technical Vocational (TechVoc) Students. Another competition was simultaneously held at the Veranda was entitled “Infographic/On-the-Spot Video Editing Competition” wherein Information and Communication Technology (ICT) students featured the cooking procedure of the TechVoc students. The program was attended by the students and faculty members of the SHS department.
Pasig Catholic College welcomed Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto at Malinao, Pasig City. The mayor met the administrators, headed by College President Fr. Orlindo Ordoña, who talked with the mayor about the programs, developments and issues currently faced by PCC. Mayor Sotto responded positively on the programs and development and promised to support to the PCC as he has a larger picture of the educational system of Pasig City. He also suggested to the administrators to participate in the Local School Board to strengthen inclusiveness in the governance of the educational system in Pasig City.
The Senior High School Department held the Student Development and Formation Program at the San Pedro Calungsod Hall, Msgr. Sunga Bldg and Aula Minor, Msgr. Gabriel Bldg. The program was attended by the student leaders of department.
The first part of the program started at the San Pedro Calungsod Hall. The first resource speaker was Mr. Roden M. Mansuelo, Coordinator at Pasig Diocesan Youth Ministry. He shared an in-depth explanation of the Year of the Youth and experiences that show his commitment to become beloved, gifted, and empowered to deliver Christ’s mission. The second resource speaker was Mr. Ramon Tambis, Jr., SCB coordinator. He tackled the importance of self-esteem as part of personal branding and identity of an individual. The third speaker was Mr. Michael Medina, SHS Assistant Principal. He discussed how to enforce the PCCian values inside and outside the campus.
The second part of the program took place at the Aula Minor. The final resource speaker was Hon. Mayor Vico Sotto who tackled the characteristics of the 21st century leaders. He also discussed the potential of the youth to become new leaders of this country. Furthermore, he led the induction of the student leaders of Senior High School department. Mr. Gino Cruz delivered the Closing Remarks, on behalf of SHS Assistant Principal Mr. Michael Medina, wherein he thanked the department and staff for the success of the first day of the program.