For the third time in a row, Ateneo de Iloilo-SMCS will be having a Level II Re-accreditation from the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges, and Universities (PAASCU). The necessary documents, including appendices, were already sent to the PAASCU office in Manila last October 6 signaling the finality of the pentennial accreditation.
Set November 24-25, the third Level II re-visit is part of the school’s way of benchmarking with universally accepted standards in school management and operations. This includes areas such as curriculum and instruction, library and audio-visual center, laboratories, student services, physical plant, administration, philosophy and objectives, school and community.
TEN-MAN Ateneo Street Dance Crew (ASDC) bested eight other select dance groups in the Visayas in the annual Ego Supreme Crew Wars 3 Visayas Grand Finals High School Division held October 8 in SM City Mall in Cebu City.
The crew—trained by PE Teacher Francis Dave Moreno—took with them a trophy and PhP50,000 prize. They were followed by another Ilonggo squad second placer University of San Agustin USADA Prodigals and third placer University of San Jose Recoletos Baby Jaguars. They will be competing for the national finals in Manila in late this year.
The winning Atenean dancers, composed of students from Junior High School and Senior High School, are Joshua Alesandro Bantad, Carlo Miguelle Bosque, Sean Carlo Eslabon, Rafael Ian Genoveza, Lanz Andre Muhalin, Jeff Joshua Paguntalan, Marino Vincent Panes, Alex Jefferson Torio, Luke Mattew Pijuan, and anton Sebastian Sacapaño.
Ateneo de Iloilo-SMCS Senior High School program is now looking for applicants for a full-time teaching job for the next school year 2016-2017. The eight (8) new plantilla for the SHS covers teaching job in Filipino, Business and Management, Accounting and Economics, Humanities, Research, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Also, the school is looking for a part-time teacher in Entrepreneurship. Most of the offerings are for the program’s applied and specialized subjects under the school’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and Accountancy, Business, and Management (ABM) strands.
Meanwhile, SHS is also looking for a part-time teacher in Fundamentals of Accountancy, Business, and Management (ABM) to teach in the next semester of the present school year.
. (Herman Lagon)
Ateneo de Iloilo High School Footballers settled for a Silver finish in the recently concluded Iloilo Schools Sports Association (ISSA). Headed by Team Captain Francis John Gargarita with able support from fellow veterans Afrio Jon Dorde, Renz Joshua Arbis, Raphael Louis Dela Cruz, and Euan Draeko Homicillada with freshman Under 14 Philippine Team member, Konrad Kiem Sollorin and Goal Keepers Jann Erick Tarol and Joshua Miguel Brazas among others, Team Ateneo breezed past its first two assignments in the elimination round with easy wins against Janiuay based Centerphil Montessori Learning Center and St. Joseph School 10-0 and 8-0 respectively. It was followed by a 3-1 upset victory against erstwhile group leader and long time nemesis Paref-Westbridge School to top Group B. But the celebration was short lived as Jann Erick Tarol, Ateneo’s main goal keeper, suffered a tournament ending shoulder injury.
A tragedy in two One-Act Plays were performed by actors of Teatro Ateneo before the Senior High School of Ateneo de Iloilo-SMCS last Wednesday afternoon, September 28, at the school's Multipurpose Room. The plays, directed by alumnus Hakeem Jimenez and moderator John Anthony Estolloso, were based from the masterpieces of Leoncio Deriada's The Dog Eaters and Albeto Florentino's The World is an Apple. The same was also performed before Junior High School students a month ago. The actors were Mia Gavino, Shaina dela Pena, Valerie dela Rosa, Lanz King, Joshua Belicano, Vincent Legara, Therese Piamone, Marjorie Mae Villanueva, and Majes Pulmones.