DepEd reminds schools not to sacrifice classes for practice

Futch Anthony Inso 01/13/2018

SCHOOLS who have contingents joining next Sunday’s Sinulog Grand Parade were reminded to ensure that their class schedules won’t be compromised for the event. Amaryllis Villarmia, information officer of the regional Department of Education (DepEd-7), said based…

STRANDED IN CEBU

DORIS BONGCAC, Doris Mae C. Mondragon, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Steffi Kyle Nolido 12/14/2017

  Hundreds of passengers bound for Cebu’s northern tip and its neighboring island-provinces were left stranded after small seacrafts were prevented from leaving the ports of Cebu yesterday amid foul weather spawned by Tropical Storm Urduja. The…

Accenture to reach out to more schools for STEM

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/13/2017

GLOBAL management consulting firm, Accenture, is eyeing to expand its partnerships with schools in Cebu in a bid to entice more students to embrace computer and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills. Arvin Yason, managing director…

UC tops Cebu City Olympics taekwondo

John Carlo A. Villaruel 11/19/2017

THE UNIVERSITY of Cebu (UC) overtook the University of San Carlos-Basic Education (USC-BED) and took home the secondary taekwondo title of the 27th Cebu City Olympics yesterday at the Robinsons Galleria Cebu. UC finished the two-day competition…

Dumaguete steals lead

Glendale G. Rosal 11/14/2017

Dumaguete City — Host Dumaguete dislodged Cebu Province from the top spot in the partial medal standings after the fourth day of competition in the Batang Pinoy Visayas Games 2017 here. The host city harvested 11 gold…

CONFIDENT SWU | Lady Cobras poised to repeat over USJ-R in Cesafi finals

John Carlo Villaruel 11/14/2017

In the checkered history of the Cesafi, there is always a team which is simply a cut above the rest. Men’s basketball has 12-time champion — the University of the Visayas, table tennis has the 17-time winner…

Ireland closes schools as major storm approaches

AFP 10/16/2017

Schools were closed Monday as Ireland braced for an “unprecedented storm,” with authorities warning that violent winds, rain and storm surges could pose a risk to life. Ophelia, the largest hurricane ever recorded so far east in…

DOH eyes HIV testing in schools

Futch Anthony Inso 10/08/2017

The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) is planning to conduct Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) testing in schools. But Dr. Van Philip Baton, coordinator of Re-Emerging Infectious Disease Program of DOH-7, clarified that…

DOH says psychologists needed in Cebu schools

Futch Anthony Inso 10/05/2017

Schools in Cebu should hire psychologists or psychiatrists as guidance counselors to help students facing depression and other psychological issues due to bullying or family problems. “It is highly encouraged that guidance counselors are licensed psychologist, because…

Govt offices, classes in public schools on holiday in Mandaue on Sept. 21

Miguel Ernest E. Ermac 09/20/2017

Mandaue City Hall announced that all classes in public schools and work in government offices in the city will be suspended tomorrow, Sept. 21 in commemoration of the 45th anniversary of martial law. City Administrator Danilo Almendras…

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