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NV Rep supports Career Orientation Program

To provide students with an insight into the their career paths, industries  and opportunities , the Office of the Congressman, headed by former PRC Commissioner  Ruth R. Padilla  conducted a Career Orientation Program for third year students  with their parents at the school’s Audio-Visual Room on October 19, 2012.

                The COP was launched early last year and gained positive results and feedbacks among schools that benefited the program hence its conduct was anticipated in all high schools like Aldersgate College.

Padilla as the project coordinator of the COP, gave an overview and the objectives of the program at the opening. She said, this program was established by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) for fourth year students but since entrance examinations for college have been facilitated in the month of September, October and November, she initiated to conduct it for the third year students in preparation for the courses they would take in stepping to college and what courses need entrance examination.

She also added that this orientation program was established through the cooperation of the DepEd, TESDA, PRC, DOLE, CHED, DOST and the Association of Guardian Facilitator of Nueva Vizcaya.

To further the information to students, the committee presented video clips containing the DOLE Project JobsFit 2020 that proposed the courses and jobs that are needed for the present and what will boom in the future.  It also gave the students a background of the different courses to take and what jobs will lead to these courses.

After the video presentation, Ms. Eva Doniego of the TESDA lectured the ladderized education – which some colleges in the province are already implementing like Aldersgate College. Technical and Vocational courses which could be an alternative to those who will not qualify to degree courses or are not financially capable.

She also explained the significance of the k to 12 policy, stressing that a student who graduated in a five-year high school can already work applying what he has learned. He will receive a certificate coming from the TESDA that will license him to find a job.

Other speakers who are members of the core team enlightened the students and parents about the courses they finished and the benefits they are getting form their jobs.

The parents were given chances to ask questions, verify what they have heard and ask for agencies that could offer scholarships for their children which were positively answered by Doniego of the TESDA.

Dr. Prescilla Soriano, the Senior Executive Assistant for Education (SEXAE) gave her message to the students, parents and thank the core group for sponsoring this activity at the beginning of the program and Dr.Divina Gracia Apolonio, the principal expressed her thanks too to the group in conclusion.

“I gained much from the program, it gave me an idea of what course to take”, said, Elgin Amaranto, a third year student in his grateful remarks.”

AC faculty and staff retreat held

REVITALIZING SPIRITUAL LIFE. The Faculty shows pleasure in doing the activities during the retreat. On the left, blind-folded ladies are led by their partners in the activity that promotes Trusting while a group on the right portrays characters of the Nativity Scene in a tableau, one of the contested activities. (mjjt)

December 2011 Nursing Board Passers

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ACians shine in DSPC

Four journalists of Aldersgate College Science High School  proved their talents and mastery by winning various places in the Division Schools Press Conference (DSPC), held at Solano National High School, Solano, Nueva Vizcaya last December 1-3.

With 35 competing journalists of 35 secondary schools province wide, AC’s bets Celene Angeli Dumaguing, the Editor-in-chief of the Paragon placed third in Photojournalism English; Jon Raenier Fernadez, a sophomore placed 5th in Sports Writing English; Mar Jonathan Dave Fabro, a junior got 6th place in Sports Writing Filipino and Andell Jan Almendra, a senior placed 6th in News Writing Filipino.

The winners together with their trainer Mrs. Marissa J. Taguinod will advance to the Regional Schools Press Conference which will be held in Calaoagan Dakkel Gattaran, Cagayan on December 15-17, 2011.MJJT

AC backs Eco drive through YES-O

Celine Angeli Dumaguing, Andell Jan Almendra and Wrixi Vyne Arzadon advocate disaster preparedness in a documentary Brigada Kalikasan the school’s entry to the YES-O Science Camp held at Bagabag, Nueva Vizcaya.

To support DepEd program on ecology, Aldersgate College Science High School participated the Youth for Environment School Organization (YES-O) Camp held in Bagabag National High School on September 17-18, 2011.

This program through the leadership of Mrs. Evelyn C. Apuya, Education Program Supervisor I of Science (Secondary), highlighted activities which were carried out to attain the YES-O mandates  include conduct of school-based YES-O camp; tree planting and growing; solid waste management and entrepreneurship; watershed protection and conservation; and community outreach.

The Aldersgate College Science High School defied what it takes to be a greenhorn after excelling in the various contested activities of the Provincial Youth for Environment School Organization (YES-O) Continue reading

Stallions hinder Hounds roar anew

Firing up the AC ground with their gritty display of Stunts, Steps and Smiles, the Stallions secured the glamour of the judges via unanimous decision and hooked the cheerdance dance crown during the AC Intrams.

After five years of nailing the cheer dance title to the name of the sophomores, the Wild Stallions finally broke the ice cold monotony to bring home this year’s cheer dance crown, during the opening program of the Aldersgate College Intramurals held last October 11 at the AC Quadrangle.

The simple costumes and props of the fourth year performers were overshadowed by their intricate but synchronized choreography, overflowing charm and energy that made the AC ground burning as they carried out their presentation.

The Hounds in glaring green costume and neo-inspired hair makeover, after having showed off their routines with high energy and sturdy stunts, placed second. The Hawks, notching 3rd place, proved that they are not left out in the said battle, with a bright pomelo get-up, displaying a character that blew away the Zebras who landed 4th.

Highlighting the three-day event with a display of gymnastic skills, creativity and talents of the students, the cheer dance competition is one of the most awaited activities of the Intramurals in which a variety of choreography, routines, stunts and costumes are shown.

“The innate dancing skills of the fourth year students, who happened to be members of the Bungkos Sining, made them bring home the bacon.” said Fernando B. Pili Jr., trainer of the Wild Stallions cheering squad.

“Like gems, the stallions have been shaped up and kept brilliant by their dance trainings in the early years.” he added. #AndellJan24/Mjjt

Metrobank names AC Alumna ,Outstanding Teacher

Mrs. Maricel S. Franco, posed with Vice President Jejomar Binay during the awarding ceremony at Metrobank Plaza, Makati.

Mrs. Maricel Sopongco Franco alumna of Aldersgate College and valedictorian of batch 1987 was adjudged as one of the 2011 Metrobank’s  Outstanding Teachers in the country  awarded by  President Simeon Benigno Aquino III at the Malacañang Palace last August 25 and Metrobank Plaza Makati City, Sept. 5 respectively.

Franco is currently connected with the Nueva Vizcaya General Comprehensive High School (NVGCHS) Bayombong handling Physics who  was  newly promoted to Master Teacher 1 for her achievement.

Among the 175 nominees from both public and private schools in the country, Franco  clinched  as one of the eight public teachers from the secondary levels who qualified as a national finalist  in the 2011 Metrobank Foundation search for outstanding teachers after surpassing her rivals in the screening.

The outstanding teachers together with the country’s outstanding policemen and soldiers were given gold medals, plaques, and a total cash prize close to 10 million pesos for the three searches .The outstanding teachers were judged by Sen. Loren Legarda and Supreme Court Associate Justice Martin S. Villarama.

Prior to his assignment at NVGCHS, she served her alma mater, Aldersgate College as a  Physics teacher. She developed instructional materials in Physics and several researches in science some of which won titles in regional as well as national competitions.  She is also a national trainer for the Intel Teach Program and the moderator of the Youth for Environment in Schools Organization (YES-O) since 1990. Franco who is affiliated with the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) is  active in the church  as a   “Mangaawit” and a Youth Choir leader.

Its is a big step toward a goal for a teacher like Franco to serve as an inspiration among her students, colleagues and Aldersgate College her alma mater.#MJJT-

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