Enrollment in public schools starts Aug. 16

Meg Adonis 08/09/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Enrollment in public schools in the country will begin on Aug. 16 and end on Sept. 13, the Department of Education (DepEd) announced on Saturday, clarifying that the conduct of in-person classes was still…

BJMP-7 donate school supplies, printers to public schools in CV

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Aside from overseeing the rehabilitation of Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDLs), the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in Central Visayas (BJMP-7) has also started a donation drive that will benefit public schools…

Prank call disrupts classes in Cebu City public schools on Monday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is again reminding Cebuanos that making prank calls could land the caller in jail. Labella issued the reminder after the Department of Education (DepEd) received an anonymous call…

NO ROOM TO BUILD CLASSROOMS

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/24/2018

PUBLIC SCHOOL CONGESTION WOES Funds are available but many public schools, particularly in Cebu City, no longer have the space for new classrooms — DepEd Janel Panghao, a Grade 7 student, attends a class of 68 in…

Global Filipino School program reaches Aklan

PR 11/15/2016

As many as 1,400 public elementary school students from New Washington, Aklan, can now experience what it is like to be attending a “Global Filipino School” with the recent unveiling of a new Internet-connected computer laboratory. Through…

Cebu City sets aside P86M for public school teachers

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/02/2016

PUBLIC elementary and high school teachers in Cebu City can expect some financial assistance from the city government next year. The city’s executive department proposed P86 million worth of programs for public school teachers in the city…

Building the nation’s next generation of critical thinkers

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 08/26/2016

When public school teacher Judyliza Panilag started serving as school paper adviser of Langtad Elementary School in the City of Naga in southern Cebu, one of her main goals was to develop winners among her pool of…

Cebu City PTA gets backing for incentives of public school students

06/28/2016

THE Cebu City Council issued a resolution to support the Cebu City Federation of Parents-Teachers Association’s (FPTA) plan to give P1,000 cash incentives to students enrolled in public elementary schools and high schools. Under the resolution’s guidelines,…

Council OKs P10K aid for public school tutors

Nestle L. Semilla 05/01/2016

PUBLIC school teachers in Cebu City will receive an annual cash assistance of P10,000 every December. This developed after the Cebu City Council approved the ordinance yesterday granting P10,000 annual cash assistance to public school teachers. The…

Daghang mabasol sa kamatayon sa maestra

Lloyd Suarez 11/29/2015

Dili malalis nga usa gyud ka dakong palpak ang pag-inject sa expired nga insulin ngadto sa public school teacher nga si Hezil Relabo Aparecio didto sa Tuburan District Hospital. Mamatay ba dayon ang diabetic patient sama sa…

City Savings Bank honors teachers

PR 10/10/2015

More than 2,000 public school teachers celebrated the World Teachers’ Day with City Savings Bank last Oct. 3. Various activities were organized by the bank’s 84 branches nationwide to honor the educators. Bankers offered songs of appreciation…

On regulating sex education

11/15/2014

One reason Cebuanos didn’t hear  a squeak of protest from the Cebu Archdiocese about a proposed ordinance to introduce sex education subjects in the province’s school curriculum this past week is that no mention was made about…

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