Saturday, June 29, 2013

LHS wins Grand Prize in Tetra Pack Recycling

by Angel Cipriano Balasa III-Amber
"It's our second year" said by Mrs. Yulefe Policarpio , the school coordinator for tetra pack as she recieved the award and the cash prize worth P30,000 last tuesday, June 25 at the Global City, Taguig given by Ms. Gaine Clarke , the managing director Tetra Pack Malaysia , Singapore , Philippines . The theme for this year's contest was "Collect Drive program for Public Schools to recycle , zero waste recycling" . The second and third prize was received by Balara HS and North Faiview Hs .

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Public Apology to Aloysius Bernard Norona, owner and proprietor of Philmarts Theater Productions, Co.

Dear Mr. Norona (thru Atty. Nikko G. Lagmay,
In response to your demand letter addressed to me received May 28, 2013 herein enclosed:

I have deleted the said post requested in your letter herein attached, 
pursuant to R.A.7079 complying to DepEd Memo No. 221 Enclosure No. 2 as Lagro High School online publication entry to NSPC 2013. We are very sorry to have caused a disparaging act on your good name. The article written by our campus journalist/columnist Alias Jady Santos of IV-Platinum was written as a simple freedom of expression stating his opinion on what he watched and we mean no harm on your organization. As the designated school paper adviser, I found no particular expression stating any malice against your organization  and considering that it was written by a senior high school student who simply wanted to express his reaction to the stage play he watched, I shall from now on encourage my campus writers never to express negative reactions on stage plays hoisted by your organizations or any organizations from our school. May I suggest also to those who will complain further on any article herein to be posted to leave a comment on the post and contact the administrator through e-mail included herein.
We are deeply sorry for the harm the post had caused your organization and we would also like to express our gratitude since the whole online publication of Lagro High School ( with the post you have complained had qualified to the NSPC 2013 as DepEd NCR Regional Qualifier for Group Contest:
Thank you very much for your call for attention on this matter. We would like to assure you that there will be no further similar articles be posted in this blog/site.

Very truly yours,
Josephine Bonsol
School Paper Adviser of LHS Courier

Sunday, February 3, 2013

LHS last Family Day : a success

by Karen San Diego, IV-Gold

By the cooperation of students and parents,the last Family Day of Lagro
High School,January 26,became a success,Dr. Noemi Moncada said.

The program began with the student parade at 9 o’clock,followed by the
parents and teachers meeting at 11.The agenda of the meeting had been about the
Junior-Senior Promenade to be held at the school campus on February 16,and
about the closing date of Senior Graduation,May 21.Congresswoman Annie Rosa
Susano visited the meeting as part of her campaign.

At 12 pm,a school dance competition was held,joined by all four year
levels.Fourth year students,under the training of Mrs. Enriquetta Buenaventura of
MAPEH Department,won the said contest.

Because of the success,as considered by the school principal,the teachers and
students are now looking forward to the next programs,though not another Family
Day,to be as much successful.

LHS joins Econ-No-Mix 2013

by Karen San Diego, IV-Gold

Lagro High School joined,for the first time,the University of the Philippines
Organization of Business Economics Majors – organized event,the Econ-No-Mix

Econ-No-Mix is an annual Economics Convention and Competition for High
School students.It comes in six different categories: Stock Trading Game,Quiz
Bee,Debate,Poster-Making,Essay-Writing and Idea Generation (which was
canceled due to lack of number of participants).LHS AP Department handled the
selection of representatives to join each contest in the following dates: January 14,
28 and February 4.

Being one of the very few public schools in the equation,LHS had been able
to excel in the different categories.

Ompeting students came from sections Platinum and Gold of the Senior
year.Although the representatives in two categories failed to make it to the
finals,the competitors for the Stock Trading Game,Poster-Making and Essay-
Writing contests still await the announcement of winners on February 4.

Friday, January 25, 2013

Senior places 2nd in Mulat Pinoy Video Contest

by Elvie Lazo, IV-Platinum

“Ang magulang ang pinakamagandang gabay sa kanilang mga anak.” –Axel Santos

LHS Senior won 2nd place in Mulat Pinoy’s “Sexual Health: Shout or Shush?” video-making contest. Axel Santos of IV-Manganese’s winning piece is entitled: “Piko at Tirador.”
His winning film accentuated the role of parents as prime teachers of sexual health. “Ang role ng mga magulang… parang sila po ‘yung pinakaguro. Dapat silang magbigay ng kaalaman sa kanilang mga anak lalo na [tungkol] sa mga pagbabago sa kanilang katawan,” said Santos on phone interview from GMA News Online.

The finalists were: “Alam Mo Ba?” by Marvin Gabas, “HIV Awareness from BS-BIO I-1” by Irene Velasco, “HIV-AIDS and Sexual Health” by Brando Briola, “Kabataan, Gising Na!” by Rafael Manzano II, “Let's Talk About It” by Angelo Esperanzate, “Piko at Tirador” by Axel Santos, “Pilipinas Bukas” by Jessica Loucille Villanueva, “Responsible Sexuality” by Michael Jerard Honrado?, “Roleta” by JT Pandy and “SH: Alam Mo Na Ba?” by Rodinah Pongan.

As the second prize winner, Axel received P10,000.00. All winners also received trophies and certificates. The finalists were chosen by: Atom Araullo of ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs; Clodualdo Del Mundo of De La Salle University; Pauline Mangilog- Saltarin of Jesuit Communications; Ana Santos of Sex and Sensibilities; Carmela Castro of Consuelo Foundation; Chi Vallido of Forum for Family Planning and Development; and Carmela Fonbuena of

Mulat Pinoy’s video contest with the theme “Sexual Health: Shout or Shush?” was structured for see how young Filipinos think of sexual health nowadays. Mulat Pinoy is a project of the Probe Media Foundation, Inc., is a social media initiative of various organizations that focuses on population and development issues in the Philippines.

SPA Choir hits first in Voices

by Elvie Lazo, IV-Platinum

LHS SPA music choir hit the right notes to stand-out and bag first place in district competition for the annual Voices: Chorale Competition.

The SPA Music choir is composed of 25 students from different year levels. They competed in the high school category along with other different schools in Quezon City last December 21, 2012. Two teams competed for the elementary level, four teams for the high school level and one for the community based groups. They won first in the district eliminations and were able to compete for the finals. All the competitors are required to use the songs: Payapang Daigdig, Isang Dugo, Isang Lahi and Isang Musika. Their choice-piece is Simbanggabi. Their trainers are Mrs. Jeanette Kristen Agustin and Ms. Jezaniah Burce.

The theme for this year's competition is "Himig Kapaskuhan, Tinig Para sa Bayan." 

Voices: Chorale Competition is a project from the Office of the Vice Mayor, Hon. Joy Belmonte of Quezon City. It is on its third year and serves as a showcase for the musical talent of Quezon City citizens. 

LHS rep reap awards in the ICT Int'l Cooperative Project

by Miguelito Tolipas, IV-Platinum
Lagro High School students bagged awards in the ICT International Cooperative Project held at Yeosu, South Korea last December 6, 2012.
Erika Olorvida, Chil-Anne Tapis, Lemuel Las Mariñas, Alyanna Pauline Bascao and RichelleBasilio all from IV-Platinum won 1st place in the UCC which is a group video-making contest. Erika Olorvida won 2nd place in the Cartooning; KeezziaIvelleCatayoc (IV-Platinum) won 1st place in the Essay Writing Contest and Daniel Domingo places 2nd in the Photojournalism.
"Labisakongnatutuwadahilhindikoinakalangkami'ymananalosapagkatbiruinmo, angibangmgakalahok ay mula pa saiba'tibangmgabansa," Lemuel Las Mariñas (IV-Platinum) remarked.
The said contest was joined by some delegates coming from the countries of Korea, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand. Their pieces for the contest were sent via email.
"Wooh!Yehey! Nanalo kami. 'Kala kokasiwalakamingpag-asamanalokasi first time naming sumalisa International na competition kaya inasahannatalaganaminnamabibigatangmgakalaban," RichelleBasilio (IV-Platinum) said.
The winners at the UCC and Essay Writing contest were given 32 Gb USB while the winners in the Cartooning were given coloring materials. All of the winners were given Certificates of Recognition including the said prizes which was awarded on December 6, 2012 at the Yeosugubong Middle School, Yeosu, South Korea and then were sent to them personally.