SBC president reveals projects
for SY 2019-2020
Facing the expectant new parents of the Integrated Basic
Education Department, SBC School president, Sr. Mary Clare Bagot, RGS, revealed
projects for the year during the orientation of new parents at SBC Manuela Q.
Pastor Auditorium, June 19.
After extending her warm welcome to parents of Pre-Kinder
pupils, Grade 7 students and transferees, Sr. Clare shared the developments in
the facilities of the school.
“With regards to facilities, we tried to meet the demands
of our students and mission partners. The renovation and extension of the
gymnasium started in April 2019 with the target project completion of three
months, “ Sr. Clare shared to the parents.
She also announced the buy out of the canteen and its turnover
on April 16, 2019. Furthermore, she said that food carts will be placed in the
upper area of the canteen to decongest the students during recess and lunch
“The extension of the canteen at the back of Mary Victory
building will provide more eating place for all,” she added.
Aside from these two ongoing projects, she also announced
that SBC Bookstore will also be put up in order to centralize the selling of
the school’s merchandise like school supplies, P.E. and school uniforms.
After the message of the school president, Mrs. Rossana
Bagon, IBED principal also presented the vision and mission of the school and
explained its connection to the existing policies and activities of the
department. She emphasized that as a Catholic evangelizing educational
institution, SBC aims to develop ideal Bridgetines who excel academically and ready
to be men and women for others.
Mrs. Jesabel Medina, assistant principal, discussed the
existing curriculum and assessment in the IBED. She shared to the parents that
SBC offers an enriched K to 12 curriculum with the following offerings:
Christian Living and Values Education subject, add on competencies, special
programs like Independent Reading Program (IRP) and Mathscore, robotics,
computer an specialized TLE courses for Grades 9 and 10. Mr. Noel Bathan of Scholastics, provider of
IRP and Ms. Algilyn Dolotina of Mathscore, explained the benefits of their
Mrs. Grace Lorraine Pelingon, head of the guidance office, gave an overview of the guidance program while Mrs. Julieta Macalalad, Student Activity Program Coordinator, presented the existing clubs for this school year.
Institutional Culture and Arts Program and Repertory Brigid entertained the new parents in their respective production numbers.
-JESABEL A. MEDINA