Friday, February 20, 2009


Feb. 23 special holiday for all schools to mark 23rd anniversary of EDSA People Power revolt


MANILA (PND) - President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has declared Monday, Feb. 23 as special holiday for all private and public schools at all levels throughout the country in observance of the 23rd anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution.This was announced yesterday by Executive Secretary Eduardo R. Ermita who signed Proclamation No. 1728 in behalf of the President.

The proclamation states in part:“Whereas, the historic event which restored and ushered political, social and economic reforms in the country, serves as an inspiration to Filipinos everywhere as we continue to chart our collective effort as a nation and as a people xxx it is but fitting that the entire Filipino nation be given the opportunity to observe this milestone in our country’s history.”


Tuesday, February 3, 2009


03 February 2009

Dear Fellow Parents,

Peace and all good!

During the last Board meeting of our Parents’ Council, the following activities were approved for our Family Day affair on Sunday, February 8, 2009:

8:00 am Holy Eucharist
10:00 am Basketball Game Parents vs Salesians
(At halftime break: Raffle of First 3 of the 12 consolation prizes)
11:00 am Mixed Volleyball ( Selection among parents)
(After the Game – Raffle of 3 consolation prizes)
Parlor Games
11:30 am Lunch Pot luck
12:00 nn Program Proper

· 1st Set of Music by the Band
· Song Number - Student No. 1 Orig Composition.
· Raffle of 3 consolation prizes
· Song Numbers by Teacher August mortera ( 2 songs)
· Song Numbers by Jenny Dasalla and John Dasalla with the band
· Song Number – Student No. 2 Orig Composition
· Song Number – Student No. 3 Orig Composition
· Raffle of 3 consolation prizes
· Song numbers by Teacher Maricor Barba (2 songs) with the band
· Song Numbers by parent Baby Endaya (2 songs) with the band
· Raffle of 3rd Prize
· Song Number – Student No. 4 Orig Composition
· Song Number – Student No. 5 Orig Composition
· Raffle of 2nd Prize
· Song Number – Student No. 6 Orig Compostion
· Music Jam with the band
· Closing Remarks by Joven Senados – Parents’ Council president

Everybody is enjoined to bring food (for lunch and snacks) that you can put on the table which will be provided for each year level.

The raffle prizes will consist of 12 sacks (25 kgs) of rice, as consolation prizes, and 3 major prizes as follows:

3rd prize : Free books for School Year 2009-2010 (or PhP5,000.00)
2nd prize : One-half of tuition fee free for School Year 2009-2010 (or PhP15,000.00)
1st prize : Full tuition fee free for School Year 2009-2019 (or PhP30,000.00),

Important Note: the option for cash is only available if the child, whose name was drawn, is a fourth year high school student and thus no longer enrolling next year.

Winners of consolation prizes will still be qualified for the major prizes. However, if his name is drawn again, he should choose only one and another name will be drawn for the other prize. Raffle winners shall be drawn the names of our children. In order to qualify for the prize, the person must be present when his name is drawn.

We prepared for these activities confident of your support. So let this letter serve as an invitation for you, and your entire family, to attend our Family Day. We are also asking for your contribution in the amount of PhP150.00 per family. Please remit the amount to the cashier before February 8, 2009.

See you then!

Yours in Christ and in St. John Bosco,

Parents’ Council President



Note: The Report Cards (grades for the 3rd Quarter) will be distributed during the day.

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Foundation Day Celebrations: Letter to Parents

January 26, 2009

Dear Parents,

A Happy Don Bosco Day!

These coming days lead to the 31st of January, the Solemnity of St. John Bosco.

Beginning tomorrow, there will be a special schedule. For the details, please see the timetable given to you through your sons. Here are some guidelines that we would like you to be clear with:

1. January 27-30 are regular class days and thus, the students are obliged to come to school for the Foundation Day Activities.

2. During the Foundation Day Celebrations, the high school students are asked to bring their Student’s Handbook and ID Cards (both School and Foundation Day IDs).

3. These days, the School Uniform is to be worn by the high school students.

4. The students bring extra clothes to be worn for certain activities (outreach, manual work and games).

5. These days, our Bosconians may bring with them mobile phones and electronic gadgets.

6. The time for reporting to school and for going home will vary depending on the timetable for each day.

On Saturday, January 31, the students are not obliged to go to school for the NUV activity. On Sunday, February 1, those who are in-charge of exhibits are asked to come since these will be open to our Mass-goers. On February 2, Monday, there will be no classes. Regular classes resume on February 3, Tuesday.

We thank you and likewise invite you to come to our school and see our different activities. God bless!

In Don Bosco,

Fr. Joel N. Camaya, SDB

High School Principal

P.S. For more details on the Foundation Day Celebrations, please see the following website: