National Greening Program launched in Sarangani

ABOUT 200 trees were planted as representatives from different sectors gathered yesterday for the launching of the National Greening Program in Sarangani in Sitio Masasato, Bagacay, Alabel, Sarangani Province. The tree-planting activity was pursuant to Executive Order 26  of Pres. Benigno S. Aquino that mandates…

Buwan ng Wika 2011 Blog Writing Contest Winners Announced

SOPHOMORE STUDENT Hanna Cartojano bagged the top prize in the recently concluded Buwan ng Wika 2011 Blog Writing Contest organized by the Alabel National Science High School-SAKAFIL and The Teacher’s Notebook.     Cartojano bested 14 other contestants with her posts in her blog called Isip-Bata,…

JeepneED drivers visit Sarangani

THE EDUCATION revolution in Sarangani is really on. Today, the founders of the JeepneED Project visited Alabel National Science High School to present the mobile science and technology laboratory that will serve pupils and students in Alabel by offering discovery learning activities that integrate the use…

A Revolution Begins in Sarangani

HUNDREDS OF uniformed men marched in front of the Provincial Capitol of Sarangani on a blistering morning of August 5, 2011. With an air of urgency, they assembled in front of the military tanks and trucks that took strategic positions in front of the building….

Official Entries to the 2011 Buwan ng Wika Blog Writing Contest

THE CONTEST is officially on. Fifteen students bloggers will compete for the SAKAFIL and The Teacher’s Notebook Buwan ng Wika Blog Writing Contest. Following are the official entries:   I’m A WeirdGeek by Jewelle Mae Solijon, IV-Diamond Buwan ng Wika 2011 by Vann Harold Mataganas,…

DepEd Sarangani conducts write-shop on test construction

I WROTE in the Teacher Strengths and Needs Assessment (TSNA) last year that I need to be trained in varied tools for assessment. Notwithstanding the focus on authentic assessment and performance tasks, standardized tests are still in the paper-and-pencil format, er, multiple choice questions. I…

The Need to Manage and Develop Mangroves

MANGROVE FORESTS all over the world are under a great threat of dying a slow death. According to the report of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, in the Philippines, 2,000 hectares of mangrove forests died each year from year 2000…

JEM joins Riverbank Rehabilitation Program

WE ALL admire the resilience of the bamboo grass. Junior Ecologists from Alabel National Science High School joined the Riverbank  Rehabilitation Program at Sitio Upper Datal As, Malandag, Malungon, Sarangani Province and, together with the different stakeholders, we planted 200 bamboo along the banks of…

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

The Physics Teacher as Environmental Education Teacher

WE CELEBRATE the month of June as Environment Month and we usually hold activities such as tree-planting, coastal cleanups, and forums and symposiums about critical global issues such as climate change. Aside from that, teachers also integrate environmental education in their lessons. Usually, we leave…