18 CJs, 7 SPAs To Join RSPC
Eighteen campusjournalists (CJs) and seven School Paper Advisers (SPAs)
from BalangaElementary School
(BES)will compete in the upcoming Regional Schools Press Conferences
(RSPC)on November 28-29, 2013 at Fontana Hotel in Angeles City after
winning in the Division
Press Conference (DSPC) held on October 10-11 at BES.
by: Mrs. Cresencia C. Ighut
Two of the three participants of the
Division of Balanga City for the National Schools Press Conference (NSPC) 2014
come from Balanga Elementary School (BES) after winning the recently concluded
Regional Schools Press Conference (RSPC) 2013 last October 28 and 29 at the
Fontana, Clarkfield, Angeles City.
Chiles T. Camacho bagged 2nd place in
the Newswriting while Justine Raine V. David garnered 3rd place in the Copy
Reading and Headline Writing, both Filipino Category.
Other winners from BES include
Angelica Fe P. Cabanag, 5th place in the Newswriting English, Paul
Daniel D. Palad, 5th place in the Editorial Writing English, while Erbyn
Jonas S. Matibag, Micaela Yna P. Hernandez, Lorenz M. Balbaloza, Marc Ivan G. Austria,
Ronald Joseph S. Roque, Luis Carlo R. Sevilla and Gregeil G. Gines got 6th
place for Collaborative Desktop Publishing English.
Moreover, Mrs. Leticia E. Eugenio won 9th
place as the Most Outstanding Campus Paper Adviser Award.
Meanwhile, the School Paper Advisers
(SPAs) who trained the junior campus journalists are Mrs. Cresencia C. Ighut
for Newswriting, Mrs. Annaliza S. Dispo for Copy Reading and Headline Writing, Miss
Catherine D. Ambrocio for Editorial Writing and Mrs. Brenda B. Gaddi for
Collaborative Desktop Publishing.
by: Brenda B.
Balanga Elementary School (BES)
garnered awards in the 2013 Division Research Congress on November 18 initiated
at Cupang Elementary School by Research Coordinator, Mr. Armand Capili.
Mr. Randy N. Tallorin won First Place in
the teacher category while Mrs. Jennifer G. de Guzman won Second Place in the
The three categories are the Education
Program Supervisor (EPS), Principal/Head Teacher and the teacher category.
by: Brenda B. Gaddi
Governor Albert S. Garcia and Balanga City Mayor Joet Garcia graced the
turn-over and blessingceremony of the two-storey with four classroom-building of
Balanga Elementary School on November 11, 2013.
The new building will house the Grade I pupils.
by: Irbyn Jonas
Balanga Elementary School athletes dominated the
recently concluded City Meet held at Balanga City Athletic on October 24-26,
After winning in different sports categories, BES
garnered the highest points and emerged as the over-all champion in the
elementary level. Different schools, both public and private elementary and
secondary in the City of Balanga participated in the event. They
competed for top honors to earn a slot to represent the city division in the
Central Luzon Regional AthleticAssociation (CLRAA ) meet to be held this coming
December 8, 2013 at Iba, Zambales. Events Standing: Champion - Volleyball Boys,
Arnis, Badminton doubles, Taekwondo, Athletics, Lawn Tennis Girls, Table Tennis
Girls, 1st Runner up - Volleyball Girls, Lawn Tennis Boys. 3rd Place -
Gymnastics, Sepak Takraw. Table Tennis Boys. 2nd Place - Drum & Lyre
by: Seiji Albert Kobayashi
CITY- Victory and glory as its finest as Team BES ( Balanga Elementary School)
swept Team TES ( T. Camacho Elementary School )
to a convincing 3-0 road win in
the 2013 City Meet Men’s Volleyball Championship Game at Balanga Athletic
Ground on October 25. BES picked up its three straight-sets win against TES by
scores of 25-19, 25-14 and 25-11. They immediately finished the game with their
skilled and killer tactics which made the underdog, T. Camacho left behind. “Constant practice and prayer made us
win.We worked a lot on blocking and defense, “ said Mr.Florencio Mina, their
by: Angelica Fe Cabanag
Elementary School (BES) was awarded “The Best Brigada Implementer 1st Runner-Up
2013” in the big school
category at Region III on October 18 during the Regional Integrated Competition
at RELC, Pulungbulu, Angeles City
BES belonged to the top4 Best Brigada Implementor among
the schools in 20divisions in Central Luzon who competed in the said category.
The Department of Education (DepEd) launchedthe National School’sMaintenance
Week, popularly nown
as Brigada Eskwela in 2003 to signal the beginning of another school year. This endeavor
bayanihan spirit of the
give their full support for the benefit of the community.On May 21-25, the same scenario took place in BES that made the school receive the award. Parents,
Organizations (NGO’s) and LocalGovernment Units (LGU’s)along with the school’s alumni joined
forces and led
the clean-up drive, repainted the classrooms and
buildings, repaired the tables and desks, rechecked the
and greened thesurroundings.
Mrs. Jennifer G. de Guzman, the school principal extended her gratitude to all the stakeholders who extended a help whether in kind and in cash for the success of this year’s Brigada Eskwela.
by: Sherly C. Doton
In July, the
Department of Education led the whole nation in the celebration of the 30th
National Children’s Book Day. This is in support of the Ten Point Agenda of the
Aquino Administration, to promote the “Every Child a Reader” Program. Based on
this school year’s theme, our school held activities like Storytelling, Shared
Reading and “Book sa Sulok .”
On July 16, we held a
culminating activity with the School wide Araw ng Pagbasa. Here, children READ
aloud to others from a favorite book, GIFT a child with a book, SHARE their
love of books and BROWSE in a library. A winner in Story Telling, Jana Golda
Vichuaco of V – SPED shared her stories before all the students from Grades I
to Grade V.
We also conducted Storytelling, Book
Making and Shared Reading Sessions in the lower sections of each grade level in
coordination with the pupils of SPED and section 1. This activity also served as our outreach
program. Officers and members of the SPG also assisted us in undertaking this
The programs and activities helped strengthen students’ love for reading and further
their communication skills.
by: Chiles Camacho
School (BES) garnered awards in Regional Integrated Competitions on Science and
Mathematics on October 14 and 16, 2013 respectively at DepEd Regional Office,
Maimpis, City of San Fernando, Pampanga. Angelica Fe Cabanag ranked second
place in Grade VI Science Quiz with Mrs. Juanita Santos as her coach, together
with Beatrice Dominique Caragay who also ranked second in the individual
Investigatory Project, elementary level with Mrs. Sherly Doton as her coach.
Along with it, Andrea Joyce Sevilla also ranked 8.5th place in the Science Journalism with Mrs.
Leticia Eugenio as her coach. Meanwhile, Neil Nubert Paguia ranked third place
in Grade IV Math with Mrs. Myrna Ramos as his coach.
by: Marielle Rose B. Gaddi
Elementary School (BES) conducted the 3rd
batch of Educhild Parenting Seminar which was participated by Kindergarten to Grade VI parents for eight Mondays from July 22- September 30,
2013 at Audiovisual Room. Through the
partnership of the City Government andDepEdBalanga City, Educhild Parenting
Program continues to achieve the vision
and mission of turning Balanga City into a World Class University Town by 2020.
Family skills courses are run for parents and are designed to enhance family
life and help parents feel more confident and secure about their parenting.
Different Modules were discussed by respected speakers from different sectors
of our society and they were Mr. Rolando A. Dizon, Educhild Parenting Program
Consultant to the Office of the City Mayor; Ptr. Erwin Ocampo and his wife,
Mrs. Cecilia Ocampo, Ptr. Christopher Ballester, BES GPTA President, Mrs.
VilmaBequiso, MRMES GPTA President and Mr. Bernardo Villanueva.