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Handog Tulong sa Pagbangon 2.0 – CASE

Theme: Handog Tulong sa Pagbangon 2.0

Where: Brgy. Tucal, Solano, Nueva Vizcaya

Who: 150 Elementary Students

When: December 10, 2021

We express our endless gratitude to our donors:

1. Nueva Vizcaya Youth Leaders Network, Inc.

2. GRPWN Organization

3. Hon. Harold Jay P. Ramos

4. Hon. Milady Dickson

5. CASE-Student Central Council

6. CASE Faculty

God Bless! ??

BSE Alumna: Outstanding Teacher of the Philippines 2016

Dr. Katherine Faith Adalem Maddela-Bustos, an alumna of Aldersgate College from pre-school to college, bagged the award for the Search for Outstanding Teacher of the Philippines 2016 by the Metrobank Foundation, Incorporated.

Dr. Bustos, a graduate of the College of Arts, Sciences and Education, the First Honors of the ACES, the AC High School Batch ’97 salutatorian, a part-time professor of Aldersgate College Graduate School and currently an English teacher (Master Teacher 1) at the Nueva Vizcaya General Comprehensive High School, Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya, is named by MBFI as one of the 10 awardees of the Search for Outstanding Teachers of the Philippines after undergoing rigorous teaching demonstrations and panel interviews before the final board of judges, which was chaired by Senator Emmanuel Joel Villanueva and co-chaired by Rep. Romero Federico “Miro” S. Quimbo (2nd District, Marikina City) and members: Department of Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato “Boy” T. De La Peña; Court of Appeals presiding Justice Roman G. Del Rosario; Cebu Governor Hilario “Jun-jun” P. Davide III; the Ambassador of India to the Philippines, His Excellency Lalduhthlana Ralte, the New Era University President, Dr. Nilo L. Rosas; and, Editor-in-Chief and Philippine Daily Inquirer Opinion Editor and senior journalist John Nery.

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The 10 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Teacher Awardees of 2016 are comprised of four elementary teachers, four high school teachers and two college teachers. They were presented together with the 2016 awardees of the Country’s Outstanding Police Officers in Service and Soldiers collectively known as Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos in a formal awarding ceremony on September 5, 2016 as part of Metrobank’s 54th anniversary celebration. They received cash award amounting to Php 500,000.00, a medal and a trophy and were awarded plaque of recognition during the recognition rites led by President Rodrigo R. Duterte at the Malacañang Palace last September 12.

“The series of screenings were very rigid and tough but at long last with God’s help, I survived and prevailed,” said Kathy in her speech during the program in recognition of her achievements held at the AC grounds.

She is an advocate of combining vital teaching skills with technology to better engage the 21st century learners. In line with this, she pioneered the development of the NVGCHS English online Facebook page which promotes continued academic discussion online resulting in better performance of her students. DepEd has likewise tapped her as trainer for its Computerization Program.

For more than 30 years, Search for Outstanding Teachers has shown respect and esteem to the teaching profession, acknowledging those who exhibit competence, remarkable dedication to their work and effective educational leadership, as well as their various community involvements. It is implemented by MBFI in partnership with the Department of Education and the Commission on Higher Education.#cdp

Intramural wobbles AC ground

With raging spirit  and soaring enthusiasm, students, and employees of Aldersgate College gathered at the AC quadrangle to memorialize  the opening of Intramurals 2012  with the theme” Defining who we were, Defining who we are and who we wish to be “, last September 24.

Despite the scorching heat of the sun,  ACians unified in a  parade around the town  at 8:00 a.m. led by the Solano PNP Force followed by all athletic contingents, Midget, Junior, and Senior Division and the Elementary as well as the High School band.

The opening ceremonies focused on the raising of contingent banners by the captain ball and muse of  each team, the  oath of amateurism by  all athletes, the ceremonial tossing of the ball,  the      relay and lighting of the torch of sportsmanship by the team managers, the Athletic Director, Mr. Emerson Castañeto and the AC president Dr. Junifen F. Gauuan.

The quadrangle soon resounded with the loud cheers of the throng when the cheer dance competition started with the  four teams of the college participating;  the SERPENTS of the of the School of Medical Sciences(SMS) and the College of Engineering and Technology (CET); the RAPTORS of the College of Arts, Sciences and Education (CASE) with the School of Criminology  (SC); the TYCOONS of the College of Business and Accountancy (CBA) and the PHOENIX of the School of Informatics and Hospitality Management (SIHM). The competition ended as the Raptors settled as champion gaining them a shrilling applause from the spectators.

The Arnis and Taekwondo Clubs of the elementary and high school astounded the crowd with their sizzling and awesome exhibition that showed their prowess in poomse and self defense. The participants in taekwondo who started their training last summer are currently enrolled in the school’s taekwondo program under the initiative of the elementary school principal Mr. Rommel Alejos. Though considered greenhorn in the field, most of them were medalist in the Luzon Taekwondo Championship held recently at Solano.

The unfailing weather favored the athletic competition that lasted for four days. It concluded with the Closing and Awarding Ceremony with the Raptors as the overall champion of the Senior Division, the Stallions of the Junior Division and the Tigers of the Midget Division. /Mjjt/

The Tycoons

The Serpents

The Raptors

The Raptors

The Taekwondo Club

LET Board Passers 2011

SDC Elects Officers English Week Celebration Set


In its intent at harmonizing its objectives with the school’s tri-star objectives of academic excellence, social relevance and spiritual nurture, the Speech and Drama Club under the auspices of the College of Arts, Sciences and Education, has adopted the theme: SDC Upholding Traditions, Treading New Horizons. Specifically it aims to develop the stage and theatrical skills of students as well as to enhance their public speaking expertise. All students taking up English and Literature subjects are automatic members of the club.

The Director of the SDC, Mr. Benjamin C. Dulatre, spearheaded the election of the new set of officers for the Academic Year 2011 – 2012 on July 15, 2011 at the High School Library. The new set of Officers are: President: Darson Harvey E. Natividad; Vice President: Dwight Soyan A. Dangilan; Secretaries: Nina Katherine C. Gambo (Recording) and Jennybelle Z. Boado (Board); Treasurer: April Joy C. Calub; Auditor: April Jane M. Alcantara; P.I.O: Jarom E. Fronda; Business Managers: Dolly Ortiz and Maricris L. Hilario; Marshalls: Patrick Leonard B. Dingal and Julius O. Trinidad; Muse: Maria Helen I. Fernandez; Escort: Rinbert Bahni; Representatives: Jovy Laiza Mae B. Covita and Albert Jhon D. Zamora (SMS), Janine T. Valdez and Maria Isabel R. Capuno(SBA), Dyanna Mariae A. Dangilan and Madel D. Villuan (CASE), Christian M. Capili and Pablo Chuy-awon (SOC), Jet Ballesteros and Rachel Aliac (SI), Lhei Ann Flores and Jefferson Baysa (CET), and Frenz Jeaneth V. Tarun and Geralyn S. Maninang (HRM).

Earlier, all the English Classes elected their classroom officers with the guidance of their respective advisers and all the elected class officers gathered together to elect their general SDC Officers.

The Director bared the program of activities of the club which include the restructuring of SDC Bulletin Boards and the English Week Celebration set on September 8 and 9. The proposed activities during the celebration are: Induction of the SDC Officers, Stage Arts Competition, Impromptu Speech, Extemporaneous Speech, Poem Recitation, Spelling Bee, Tourism Quiz Bee, Super Quiz Bee, Story Telling, Elocution, Poster Making, Essay Writing and Debate. For one week there will be a display of English writers’ famous quotation on posters. The SDC is set to stage a one-act play during the Second Semester. Relative to this, auditions are also set to start during the program.

The Advisers of the SDC are the English Instructors, Mrs. Rizalyn Esquivel, Mrs. Marissa Taguinod, Mrs. Debora Sampaga, Mr. Jonathan Palitayan, Mr. Aurelio Polonio and Mr. Alexis Dumelod. The Consultants are Mr. Jenifer Raymond Tallungan, Dean of Students Affairs and the CASE Dean and Senior Executive Assistant for Education, Mrs. Prescilla A. Soriano.


English Majors Attend ESP and Stylistics Confab

Sheina Baddongon strikes a pose with the resource speaker, Mr. Richard Field.

Fourth year students of the College of Arts, Sciences and Education (CASE) Sheina Baddongon, Juvelyn Andres, Fernando Pili, Jr., together with the Associate Dean Mrs. Rizalyn Esquivel and Associate Professor Mrs. Debora Sampaga attended a series of seminars organized by the Center for Human Research and Development Foundation, Inc. at the Ateneo De Manila University in Manila last July 2011.

Mr. Richard Field, a British national whose most recent teaching positions are at the University of Bedfordshire, Bedford College and Larkhill Language Center in England, served as the resource speaker for both lectures.

K+12 POLICY FRAMEWORK: Pessimistic, Optimistic or Realistic?

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COCOPEA North Luzon Consultation
November 27, 2010  at the University of Baguio, Baguio City


The formulation of Policy for the K+12 Education System requires rigorous systems analysis. Many patchwork of issues, opinions and statistical analysis have already been presented by so many sectors in so many meetings and consultations.  But what is more important to see now is the entire picture, the whole tapestry of Cause-Effects and Costs-Benefits that the policy, if adopted, will create.

Actually we did this partially today. But it seems we also need the help of Education Economists to prepare a comprehensive policy impact analysis and simulate varying policy options under different policy assumptions and conditions.


Different conditions generate different assumptions, which in turn create different policies. The success of any policy depends on the correctness of its policy assumptions.

Taking this fact into consideration, should we make policy assumptions based on current realities? Or should policy be based on policy conditions we would want to happen, but which may not exist by the time we start implementing the policy? Continue reading

STO Orientation and Induction Conducted

“Strengthening the Philippine Educational System through Timely Interventions on the Quality of Teachers” is the theme of this year’s Student Teachers’ Organization induction and orientation program, held on July 7, 2010 at the High School Library.
In the opening program, the STO officers were inducted into office by Mrs. Cecilia B. Valdez, Dean of School of Business and Accountancy who was also the guest speaker. In her message she shared her ideas that a highly effective teacher should care, share, learn, create, believe, dream and enjoy to become a well trained educator imbued with good moral values and untarnished integrity.
Shortly after the opening program, the student teachers were oriented on different areas that are significant in their chosen career. Mrs. Rosalie R. Valdez, CASE Dean, talked about the Many Sided Tasks of a Teacher; Mrs. Flora G. Castro, School Registrar discussed the Policies and Standards on Teacher Education; Dr. Divina Gracia B. Apolonio, ACSHS Principal, talked about the Implication for School Management on the Concepts Underlying Educational Innovation; and Mr. Jennifer Raymond R. Tallungan, Dean of Student Affairs, enlightened the student teachers on the Teacher’s Personality.
The speakers were given certificates of appreciation while the participants were awarded certificates of attendance. In her closing remarks, Mrs. Luz C. Gasmin, AC Elementary School Principal and STO Adviser, challenged the student leaders to become quality teachers who could help strengthen the Philippine Educational System and asked them to get themselves engrossed in the essence of the different lectures afforded them.
Installed to their respective offices were Mikel D. Bainto, President;  Rheannel M. Esquejo, Vice President; Evelyn N. Lupog, Secretary/Treasurer; Rudy G. Castro, PIO; Jennifer E. Tubaran and Noralyn L. Jose, Business Managers; and Mrs. Luz C. Gasmin, Adviser.

SDC Spearheads English Week Celebration

SDC/English Club Officers Inducted

The Speech and Drama Club (SDC) of Aldersgate College spearheaded the celebration of the English Week on August 25-26, 2010 at the EZE Rooftop.

Premised on the theme: “Speech and Stage Arts: Bulwark for Filipinism and Universalism”, the affair commenced with the induction of SDC and English Club Officers by Mrs. Cecilia B. Valdez, CPA, MSBA, the Dean of the School of Business and Accountancy who was also the Keynote Speaker. In her speech she emphasized the importance of learning the English language not only for the individual’s local and domestic pursuits but for global affairs as well. She likewise cautioned the audience not to forget altogether their national language but use it together with the foreign language.

The first day activities featured competitions on impromptu and Extemporaneous Speech, Poem Recitation, Storytelling, Spelling Bee and Videoke Singing Contest, and the Group Stage Arts Contest. While the activities on the second day included the Elocution Contest, the Tourism Quiz Bee and the Super Quiz Bee.

The installed officers of the Speech and Drama Club are: Shiena Baddongon, President; Fernando Pili, Jr. Vice President; Rosiel Cacal, Secretary; Julius Trinidad, Treasurer; Juvilyn Andres, Auditor; April Joy Alcantara, PIO; Henrich Rebualos and Wennie Alagano, Business Managers; Jad Ian Aquino and Mary Ann Vidad, Marshalls; Louie Leodivico, CASE representative; Jezrael Domingo and Marylene Rapada, CET representatives; Charmaine Pimentel, SBA  representative; Virgil Anquiliano, SIHM representative, Samuel Colminar and EleenManalese , SMS representatives and Efren Capsula, SC Representative. Lady Ann Manuyag is elected as muse while Efren Capsula was the escort.

To work hand in hand are the SDC and the English Club officers culled from the elected officers of all English Classes: President, Liezel Flojo; Vice President, Christian Capili; Secretary, Allen Costales; Treasurer, Michelle Molina; Auditor, Vincent Valenzuela; PIO, Oliver Aliac; Bus. Managers, AnalynTalledo and Alyza Gonzalez; Marshalls, Christopher Cabanting and Baldwin Rosena; Departmental Representatives, Sheryl Salimbay, CASE; Pepito de Palma and Jayjay Bayudang, CET; Rowena Tabil, SC; Lee Jem Ramos, SBA; Sheryl Parocha, SIHM; Ana Suarnaba and Imee Fabro, SMS; Muse, Marivic Matias; and Escort, Richard Concepcion.

Winners of the different contest were:
Impromptu Speech
1st – Fernando Pili Jr. (CASE)
2nd – Efren Capsula (SC)
3rd – Hillarie Parungao (SMS)
4th – Liezel Flojo (SBA)
xtemporaneous Speech
1st – Hillarie Parungao (SMS)
2nd – Diana Danguilan (CASE)
3rd – Efren Capsula (SC)
4th – Allen Costales
Poem Recitation
1st – Roel Costales (SBA)
2nd – Meilyn Rapada (CET)
3rd – Nina Gambo(CASE
4th – Larjen Pacursa (SMS)
Story Telling
1st – Denise Danguilan
2nd – Fernando Pili, Jr. (CASE)
3rd – Aireen Palecpec (SBA)
4th – Theresa De Aro (SC)
1st – Larjen Pacursa (SMS)
2nd – Rheanel Esquejo (CASE)
Spelling Bee
1st – Lee Jem Ramos (SBA)
2nd – Angela Mendiguarin (SBA)
3rd – Mitch Sanico – (CASE)
Birit King
Jezrael Domingo (CET)
Birit Queen
Jearen Ramel (SMS)
Tourism Quiz Bee
1st – Bernabe Pedro Cunanan (SBA)
2nd – Rheanel Esquejo (CASE)
3rd – Junard Umaweng (CET)
4th – Mikel Bainto (CASE)
5th – Krizza Alcantara
National Super Quiz Bee
1st – Rheanel Esquejo (CASE)
2nd – Reynabel Castro (CASE)
3rd– Lee Jem Ramos (SBA)
4th – Jay Caramat (CET)
5th – Devi Dupitas (SBA)

The judges of the Stage Arts Competition were Mrs. Patricia Ortiz and Mr. Rommel Alejos while the rest of the contests were judged by the SDC advisers: Mrs. Rizalyn Esquivel, Mrs. Debora Sampaga, Mrs. Marissa Taguinod, Mr. Aurelio Polonio, Mr. Alexis Dumelod and Mr. Jonathan Palitayan, Jr. Mrs. Rosalie R. Valdez, the CASE Dean graced the occasion and handed the awards and prizes to the winners with the assistance of Mr. Nick Rojas, Student Affairs Committee Adviser and Mr. Jenifer Raymond Tallungan, Dean of Student Affairs. Mr. Benjamin C. Dulatre was the over-all Coordinator and Director of the SDC and English Club.