‘Ursula’ survivors greet New Year with simple celebration at evacuation center

Nestor Burgos Jr. - Philippine Daily Inquirer 01/01/2020

ILOILO CITY — The elementary school classroom was still plunged in darkness. But typhoon evacuees at the Culasi Elementary School in Roxas City still celebrated the coming of the new year with simple gatherings. “We had roasted…

Australian Ambassador visits Lambunao schools in Iloilo

PR 11/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Steven Robinson AO recently travelled to Lambunao in Iloilo to visit the classrooms built at the Don Eugenio Ladrido Memorial Elementary School (DELMES) in 2015 through the support…

Visayan Electric rewires 645 classrooms in franchise area

PR 10/29/2019

In fulfillment of its advocacy to ensure the safety of students in schools, the Visayan Electric Company, together with the Aboitiz Foundation, rewired a total of 645 classrooms in 16 schools located in its franchise area this…

Photo Gallery: Brigada Eskwela 2019 opens today

Gerard Vincent Francisco 05/20/2019

LOOK: Students, parents and teachers gathered at the Tejero Elementary School in Cebu City earlier today, May 20, to participate in the Brigada Eskwela 2019 that will continue until Saturday, May 25. The annual activity organized by…

Recover questionable lots for schools – Luigi

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/05/2018

  Mandaue City Mayor Luigi Quisumbing is determined to recover city-owned properties to address the need of additional spaces for classrooms in the city. In his speech for his State of the Children’s Address (SOCA) on Monday,…

Unused classrooms despite shortage

Futch Anthony Inso 07/12/2018

SOME school buildings in Cebu province remained vacant despite completion, a report from the Commission on Audit (COA) stated. Amaryllis Villarmia, information officer of the Department of Education (DepEd) 7, said they are now coordinating with the…

Talisay students forced to share classrooms

John Michael Aroa 06/23/2018

About 178 Grade 2 students of Mohon Elementary School in Talisay City had to use another school building after their old one was declared unsafe for use, the school principal said. Mohon Elementary School Principal Haraliza Ofredo…

INADEQUATE CLASSROOMS, TEACHERS

MAO BA? 06/05/2018

The sight of overcrowded classrooms and shortage of teachers in the opening of school season depressed a lot of netizens. A netizen named Johnnel Lanojan commented, “Maybe, This time it’s getting worse because of the transition to…

School loses P10K to burglars

Doris C. Bongcac 01/30/2018

  The public elementary and high schools in the mountain barangay of Cantipla in Cebu City lost at least P10, 000 worth of cash and valuables to burglars who would break into their classrooms and other offices…

Senior High classrooms turned over to Bogo school

PR 07/03/2017

  TWO Senior High School classrooms were turned over to the Don Celestino Martinez Taytayan Integrated School, Bogo City last June 2. The construction of the classrooms is a joint initiative and project of University of Cebu…

New classrooms for quake-hit schools

Doris C. Bongcac 05/31/2017

SURIGAO DEL NORTE Surigao City — Pupils of the Anao-aon Central School left their classrooms in a bad state when classes ended in March this year. The around 400 pupils will already occupy either newly rehabilitated classrooms…

American troops to join Balikatan

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Nestle L. Semilla 05/01/2017

CEBU CITY–As the chase to arrest the three remaining Abu Sayyaf bandits in Bohol continues, some 50 American troops will participate in the civil military exercises dubbed Balikatan in some parts of the Visayas. But Colonel Medel…

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