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  • 28 Apr 2010 11:32 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Turnover rites following through the Auction Project mounted during the 2009 Grand Alumni Homecoming were held last March 18 at the Advanced Sciences and Technology Building (ASTB) of the Diliman campus.

    The first of its kind ever done by Pisay alumni, the Auction Project was initiated by Class 1984 of the Diliman campus. Through this auction, a list of various equipment and projects earlier submitted by the Diliman campus administration found on-the-spot funding from the various alumni batches when it was presented at the 2009 homecoming held in Diliman. 

    PSHSNAA President Jocelyn Sanchez Mendoza (Class 1978, Diliman), with PSHSNAA Vice-President Raffy Saldaña (Class 1977, Diliman) and PSHSNAA Auditor Jun Sabug (Class 1969, Diliman), turned over the first batch of successfully auctioned items to Diliman campus officials led by Director Helen Caintic and CISD Chief Virginia Andres. The items included industrial and stand fans, drinking fountains, tables and chairs.  The Diliman campus classes of  1969 and 1984 were the donors for this batch of items. 

    More equipment, among them air-conditioning units and projector screens, will be turned over by the PSHSNAA before school year 2010-2011 opens.

    The PSHSNAA Board extended its appreciation to the Diliman campus classes of 1969 and 1984 for their support to this unprecedented alumni project.

    Dr Helen Caintic (2nd from left), Pisay Diliman campus director, receives the filter for the drinking fountains from PSHSNAA Vice-President Raffy Saldaña (left) and Auditor Jun Sabug (3rd from left).  Looking on are PSHSNAA President Jocelyn Sanchez Mendoza (2nd from right) and Pisay Diliman CISD Chief and Diliman Campus Class 1984 Alumna Gene Andres (right).

     

    Diliman campus teachers join PSHSNAA officers and Pisay Diliman Director Caintic and CISD Chief Andres. (L-R): Carmela Bonifacio (Physics Teacher,  PSHS Coop Board Member), Caridad Gicaraya (Physics Teacher,  PSHS Coop Board Member), Ate Lolit from the Pisay Diliman Canteen), Ligaya Cion (Filipino Teacher, PSHS Coop Board Member), Dr Caintic, Raffy Saldaña, Jun Sabug, Jocelyn Sanchez Mendoza, and Pisay Diliman CISD Chief Gene Andres, and Gladys Barrer (Research Teacher, Diliman Class 1983).

     

    Some of the first batch of equipment successfully funded and donated to Pisay Diliman via the PSHSNAA Auction Project.

     

  • 20 Apr 2010 6:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The PSHSNAA Board of Directors hosted a dinner for the PSHS System Executive Committee (Execom) last March 15 at the Adarna Food & Culture Restaurant along Kalayaan Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City. 

    The acquaintance dinner was organized by the NAA Board with President Jocelyn Sanchez-Mendoza (Class of 1978, Diliman) at the helm. Led by PSHS System Executive Director Filma Brawner, the PSHS System  Execom took time out from its two-day monthly meeting at the PSHS Diliman campus and obliged the NAA invite.

    It was a timely occasion for the NAA directors to introduce themselves to the directors of the PSHS campuses across the country, as the NAA officers were slated later in the month to attend graduation rites across the PSHS System to administer the alumni oath to all of this year's Pisay graduates.

    The joyous evening saw the dinner participants hold an impromptu birthday celebration for the March celebrants in attendance, namely Western Visayas campus director Josie Biyo and Diliman campus director Helen Caintic.

    Seated (L-R): Dr. Pedrito G. Padilla (OIC, Cordillera Administrative Region Campus), Dr. Salvador B. Romo (Cagayan Valley Campus), Ms. Delia Coquilla-Legaspino (Southern Mindanao Campus), Engr. Joan G. dela Cruz (OIC, Eastern Visayas Campus), Dr. Josette T. Biyo (Western Visayas Campus), Dr. Filma G. Brawner (PSHSS Executive Director)

    Standing (L-R): Cynthia Versoza-Canta, Butch Zaldarriaga, Bing Dino, Joy de Luna-Agustin, Jun Sabug

    Seated (L-R):  Ms. Elsie G. Ferrer (Bicol Region Campus), Dr. Helen E. Caintic (Main Campus), Dr. Larry L. Cabatic (Ilocos Region Campus), Dr Florita Pontillas (Central Visayas Campus), Ms. Corazon Monica B. Sabio (OIC, PSHS Deputy Exec Dir), Dr. Jessamyn Marie O. Yazon (OIC, Central Luzon Campus)

    Standing (L-R): Jun Sabug, Irene Reyes-Santos, Jocelyn Sanchez-Mendoza, Dr. Jose Marlon A. Caumeran (Central Mindanao Campus), Gina Santiago-Eubanas, MR dela Cruz, Joel Garduce, Abe Santos 

  • 22 Mar 2010 8:18 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The NG Committee announced that it is now accepting nominations to the 2010 Dr. Cleofe M. Bacuñgan Natatanging Guro (NG) Awards.  The award aims to recognize notable and outstanding accomplishments of a teacher in the past two years.

    The first NG Award was held last year for the PSHS Diliman campus.  This year onwards, the NG Committee intends to open this prestigious award to all qualified teachers in all PSHS campuses and will be held every 3 years.

    The deadline for nominations is on June 15, 2010.

    Download the mechanics of the award here.

  • 18 Mar 2010 6:13 PM | Anonymous member

    The officers and members of the 2010 PSHS National Alumni Association Board of Directors (PSHS NAA BOD) were recently inducted by PSHS System Executive Director Filma Brawner last January 15, 2010 at the ASTB Conference Room, PSHS Diliman. Other special guests included PSHS Diliman  Atty Aurora Perez (Chief, Student Services Division) and Ms Virginia Andres (Chief, Curriculum & Instructions Service Division).

    Inducted to the PSHS NAA BOD were:

    • Jocelyn Sanchez Mendoza, B78 Diliman, President
    • Raffy Saldaña, B77 Diliman, Vice President
    • Joy de Luna Agustin, B80 Diliman, Executive Secretary
    • Jen Dinopol, B95 Davao, Assistant Secretary
    • Gina Eubanas, B83 Diliman, Treasurer
    • Joyce Simpas, B92 Diliman, Assitant Treasurer
    • Jun Sabug, B69 Diliman, Auditor
    • MR dela Cruz, B84 Diliman, PRO
    • Irene Reyes Santos, B71-A Diliman
    • Bing Diño, B80 Diliman
    • Dae Bunao, B80 Diliman
    • Joel Garduce, B81 Diliman
    • Adee Sipin, B82 Diliman
    • Arnold Leoncio, B84 Diliman
    • Cynthia Versoza Canta, B85 Diliman
    • Butch Zaldarriaga, B80 Diliman, Ex-Officio

    Highlights of the induction included Director Brawner’s message as she cited the importance of alumni’s continuing and growing support to the school. The Board’s first business meeting for the year soon followed. The immediate plans of the PSHS NAA include updating the online Alumni Hub and the implementation and completion of Pisay Project Auction. Activities lined up for the year include the Natatanging Guro (NG) Awards, formation of the National Alumni Foundation, kick off plans for celebrating 50 years of PSHS in 2014 (in partnership with the school and the PSHS Foundation), and of the course the Annual Alumni Homecoming.

     To the PSHSAA BOD officers and members, congratulations.

     Mabuhay ang PSHS alumni!

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    (L-R) Butch, Bing, Joel, Irene, MR, Jen, Joy, Raffy, Jocelyn

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    (L-R) MR, Jen, Joy, Raffy, Jocelyn, Dir. Brawner, Gene Andres, Atty Perez, Arnie

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    Front Seated (L-R) Gene, Atty Perez, Dir Brawner, Jocelyn, Butch, Raffy
    Back Standing (L-R) Jen, Joy, Irene, Bing, Joel, MR, Arnie
    Not in Photo: Gina, Jun, Dae, Cynthia, Adee, Joyce

  • 18 Mar 2010 5:30 PM | Anonymous member

    The outgoing and incoming PSHS NAA Board of Directors held its joint Christmas party last December 17, 2010 at the residence of Susan Warren-Mercado (B78, PSHS NAA BOD 2009) in Loyola Grand Villas, Quezon City.   Joining the BOD to celebrate Christmas were PSHS System Executive Director Filma Brawner, PSHS Diliman Campus Director Helen Caintic and PSHS System SSD Chief Atty Aurora Perez. Good company, sumptuous food, gift-giving and a fun-filled white elephant game all made the evening live up to the spirit of the season.

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    (L-R):  Joel, Tina, Carlo, Joy, Jocelyn, Atty Perez, Dr Caintic, Dir Brawner, Irene, Jun, Susan, Gina

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    Standing (L-R) Gina, Gina’s spouse, Irene, Jun, Susan, Jocelyn, Joyce, Carlo
    Seated (L-R) Tina, Joel, Joy

     

  • 18 Mar 2010 4:51 PM | Anonymous member

    Two super typhoons visited the country late last year and Philippine Science High School (PSHS) Diliman Campus was not spared from the destruction due to one of the worst floods to hit in recent years. The flood which was worsened by the collapse of the wall between the school and the Office of the Ombudsman, greatly affected the dormitories, cafeteria and the Science and Humanities Building.

    In response to the urgent need to assist the victims within the PSHS community nationwide, PSHS National Alumni Association (PSHS NAA), on its part, launched Task Force HELP PISAY (Victims of Typhoons). The PSHS NAA Board immediately approved the release of P50,000 to help in the rehabilitation efforts of PSHS Diliman. The amount was used mostly to purchase students’ textbooks to replace those which were badly damaged due to flooding.

    The Board would like to thank PSHS Davao and PSHS Leyte for responding to the call for assistance by sending boxes of relief goods and used clothing to affected campuses. The Board would also like to thank all alumni as well as all concerned school personnel for their invaluable cooperation to efficiently carry out the objectives of the task force.

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    PSHS Diliman headed by Dr Helen Caintic together  receving the books from PSHS NAA, represented by
    Board Director Jocelyn Sanchez Mendoza (B78).

  • 03 Nov 2009 4:41 PM | Anonymous member

    Dear PSHS Alumni,

    The election of officers of the 2010 PSHS National Alumni Association (NAA) Board of Directors was recently held last October 21 during our regular 2009 Board Meeting at the Board Room of the Makati Sports Club. 

    It is with pleasure to announce the newly-elected officers:

    Officers
    President - Jocelyn Mendoza, '78
    Vice President - Raffy Saldana, '77
    Executive Secretary - Joy Agustin, '80
    Assistant Secretary - Jen Dinopol, '95 (PSHS Davao)
    Treasurer - Gina Eubanas, '83
    Assistant Treasurer - Joyce Simpas, '92
    Auditor - Jun Sabug, '69
    PRO -MR dela Cruz, '84

    Members of the Board
    Irene Santos, '71-A
    Bing Dino, '80
    Dae Bunao, '80
    Joel Garduce, '81
    Adee Sipin, '82
    Arnold Leoncio, '84
    Cynthia Versoza, '85
    Butch Zaldarriaga, '80 - Ex-Officio

    To the elected officers, congratulations!

    To the alumni, let's all give our support to the incoming Board!

    Mabuhay ang PSHS alumni!

    Regards

    Butch Zaldarriaga, '80
    President, PSHS-NAA 2009

  • 01 Oct 2009 8:30 AM | Deleted user
    Dear PSHS Alumni and Friends:

    This year the Philippines has experienced ravaging typhoons that severely affected millions of our countrymen, the most recent and the most devastating of late was Typhoon Ondoy (international code name: Ketsana). The government has placed the entire country under a “state of calamity” in anticipation of Super Typhoon Pepeng (international code name: Parma).

    The suffering brought about by recent typhoons Ondoy and Pepeng to our people has prompted many civic and non-governmental organizations to launch relief campaigns.

    The Philippine Science High School National Alumni Association (PSHSNAA), on its part, is launching Task Force HELP PISAY (Victims of Typhoons) in response to the urgent need to assist victims within the PSHS community nationwide.

    A few days ago, the PSHS Main Campus in Diliman, Quezon City was not spared by Typhoon Ondoy’s fury. We would like to share with you some excerpts from an article written by Ms. Gene Andres, PSHS faculty member and alumna (Batch ’84), published in the PSHS (www.pshs.edu.ph) and PSHSNAA (www.pshsnaa.org) websites:


    “… The typhoon has devastated several homes including that of some teachers, staff and students. Some were left on the roof and were only rescued after two days. The worst probably is the death of the sister of senior student Camille Tobillo. “

    “… The school also got hit by the flood. 20-30 meters of the fence between the school and the Ombudsman collapsed, allowing flood water to enter the dorms, cafeteria and the SHB.”
    “… As part of Sagip Pisay, the school has opened its dormitories to temporarily accommodate students, teachers and staff and their families who have no place to stay while their homes are being cleaned. “

    “… Those who were flooded have various needs.  The following may be brought to PSHS for distribution

    Food - no cook or easy-to-cook meals such as canned goods(can openers will also be appreciated), fruits, bread, noodles, rice
    Supplies – toiletries, powdered soap, cleaning materials, spoon and fork, blankets, mats
    Clothes – undergarments, towels, uniforms, shoes, raincoat or umbrella
    Medical supplies – alcohol, vitamins, bandages, anti-diarrhea, paracetamol, hydrite, decolgen, neozep, diatabs ”

    The PSHS NAA supports all efforts by PSHS community to aid typhoon victims not only in the Main Campus but also in the other 9 campuses of PSHS  all over the country. It has allocated PhP 50,000 as a seed fund for the campaign.

    Over a week has passed but Pisay has a long way to go towards full recovery from the storm’s destruction. We appeal to the generous hearts of our alumni and friends to support Pisay in its time of need. You may send cash donations to the following:

    Account Name: PSHS Alumni Association
    Account Number: 199100639
    Branch: Kalayaan Avenue, Quezon City
    Account Type: Checking
    Swift Code: BOPIPHMM

    To monitor donations sent through the bank, please e-mail or send a message to

    Dr. Rafael Saldaña
    Task Force HELP PISAY (Victims of Typhoons)
    E-mail: raffysaldana@gmail.com
    Mobile Phone: +63 928 5043121
    Fax: +63 2 7090907.

    Please indicate bank transaction details like amount donated, name of donor, and contact details.

    The PSHS NAA also accepts donations in kind. Volunteers are also needed. Please contact the PSHS NAA Office, tel. +63 2 4686717, Monday to Friday 1-5pm, and look for the PSHS NAA staff, Ms. Claire Illavera.

    Let’s act now!  Let’s do our share in helping Pisay!

    Sincerely,

    Butch Zaldarriaga
    President - PSHS NAA
  • 29 Sep 2009 1:27 AM | Deleted user
    To the PSHS Community,

    We are once again faced with the challenge of coming together to overcome the difficulties brought about by this new calamity. Typhoon Ondoy has affected not only the school but the different families of the PSHS Community.

    Updates from everyone

    The advisers together with the PTA are now trying to account for everyone in the school. The typhoon has devastated several homes including that of some teachers, staff and students. Some were left on the roof and were only rescued after two days. The worst probably is the death of the sister of senior student Camille Tobillo.

    If you know of anyone who needs help please call your adviser or the school at 9240661.

    The school also got hit by the flood. 20-30 meters of the fence between the school and the Ombudsman collapsed, allowing flood water to enter the dorms, cafeteria and the SHB. We thank the janitors, staff, teachers and CARE students who took time off from their own personal misery to help clean up the mess.

    Official Announcement from PSHS

    As of Tuesday morning, the school has decided to suspend classes for the entire week. Classes will resume on October 5. Second Quarter periodic exams will be moved to October 13-15. Teachers are advised to help students who lost their notes and books by providing handouts or helping photocopy other students’ notes.

    Lost books cannot be replaced by the school. However, there will be books that may be used in the library.


    Sagip Pisay


    The Student Alliance quickly responded by launching Sagip Pisay. They are collecting donations for typhoon victims in the PSHS community and if possible other victims as well.

    As part of Sagip Pisay, the school has opened its dormitories to temporarily accommodate students, teachers and staff and their families who have no place to stay while their homes are being cleaned.

    Each batch has volunteered to man the collection, repacking and even cleanup in PSHS for a half day. The fourth year will start it off today followed by the juniors in the afternoon. The sophomores will be in-charge tomorrow morning and the freshmen tomorrow afternoon. Should a student wish to be a volunteer, he/she should bring the school ID (if he still has it) and a parent’s permit.

    Donations may be dropped off anytime at the ASTB Hall. An SA representative will also be present to receive cash donations on hand. Cash donations may also be deposited to the following account:

    Philippine Science High School Student Alliance
    Savings Account # 0273094121
    BPI Timog Circle Branch
    Swiftcode BOPIPHMM

    However, donations for particular students such as the Topaz student who met an accident last Thursday, the senior student who also met an accident last Friday, and the senior student who lost a sister to the flood should be given directly to the batch advisers or the PTA treasurer.


    What to give

    Those who were flooded have various needs. We ask for your help in identifying those needs so that they may be matched with the donations. The following may be brought to PSHS for distribution

    • Food: no cook or easy-to-cook meals such as canned goods(can openers will also be appreciated), fruits, bread, noodles, rice
    • Supplies: toiletries, powdered soap, cleaning materials, spoon and fork, blankets, mats
    • Clothes: undergarments, towels, uniforms, shoes, raincoat or umbrella
    • Medical supplies: alcohol, vitamins, bandages, anti-diarrhea, paracetamol, hydrite, decolgen, neozep, diatabs

    We would also appreciate if you can lend your vehicles (preferable jeepney, utility vans, or pick up trucks) to help bring the goods to the victimson Friday. If the place cannot be reached then we will ask the victims to meet us in the nearest possible place. We will give whatever is extra to other victims.


    SAGIP PISAY Hotline
    You may call 929-1603, 924-0661, 924-0614 or text 0919-9670426 for questions.

    Let us once again work together to face this challenge God has given us.

    PSHS Management
  • 27 Sep 2009 1:24 AM | Deleted user

    The PSHS Management would like to thank Batch '84 for hosting the successful homecoming and for conducting an auction of the pisay needs. We would also like to thank the following donors:

    1. Canteen fans (P15,000) - Batch '69
    2. Canteen tables (P20,000) - Batch '69
    3. Aircon (P50,000) - Batch '77
    4. Aircon (P50,000) - Batch '89
    5. Aircon (P50,000) - Batch '78 (c/o Emily Muyot)
    6. Drinking fountain (P35,000) - Batch '69
    7. Drinking fountain (P35,000) - Batch '84 (Ellen Gutierrez, Cindy Cisneros, Lilit Bacareza, Hariette Ong, Joann Erece, Ana Dumlao)
    8. Drinking fountain (P35,000) - Batch '99 (c/o Veronica Sibayan-Torralba)
    9. ASTB fans (P25,000) - Batch '69
    10. Projector screens (P25,000) - Batch '69
    11. Faculty cubicles (P500,00) - Batch '84
    12. Faculty cubicles (P120,000) - Batch '94
    13. Faculty center re-tiling (P150,000) - Batch '74
    Thank you for your continued partnership.

PSHS NAA
Admin Building, PSHS Main Campus, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
Tel: (632) 468 6717    

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