Tree Growing on Rizal Day

AS OUR way of celebrating the 150th Birth Anniversary of our National Hero, Dr. Jose Rizal, our Supreme Student Government (SSG) organized a tree-growing activity along the school’s perimeter on June 17, 2011.

tree planting activity on rizal day

The students, teachers, and staff planted mahogany trees, which were solicited from the DENR.

tree planting rizal day

When I visited the Rizal Shrine in Dapitan, I have learned that Rizal himself planted quite number of trees in the land he has bought out of his winnings in the lottery. He wrote to his father about the trees he planted.

So, I am sure that Dr. Jose Rizal must have been pleased by our Tree Growing Activity.

After planting the trees, the SSG also showed films about how Dr. Jose Rizal’s works have led to the Philippine Independence.

The SSG also conducted competitions such as declamation, poster and slogan making, poetry writing, and cosplay. All of which are based on Rizal’s life, works, and writings.

Ariel Lalisan

Ariel Lalisan

Ariel Lalisan is a physics teacher at Alabel National Science High School. He is an advocate of constructivism approach in education. He employs active learning and independent learning in his lessons, and, of course, a lot of technology integration. His goal is to produce students who can solve problems on their own using the concepts they learn in the classroom. Ariel Lalisan is a Google Certified Innovator (Google Teachers Academy Southeast Asia 2014) and a community leader at Google Educator Group Sarangani. He is a co-founder of SoCCSKSarGen and he won the Globe Media Excellence Blogger of the Year Award in 2015.

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