Thank you for inviting me to share this Congress with you; it made me feel like the work we advertising people do has some bigger significance. I want to begin by playing a 5-minute video for you. Some of you may have seen it before, but hopefully for most it’ll be something fresh … Read the rest of this entry »
Archive for July, 2009
My Dear Xavier Parents and Alumni,
Warm greetings to you and your family!
I am happy to invite you to join the Silent Weekend Live-In Retreat on September 25 to 27, 2009. We are fortunate that Fr. Mon Bautista, SJ, Master of Novices has agreed to give the Silent Retreat. Read the rest of this entry »
Administrators of Ateneo de Davao, led by Fr. Tony Pabayo, SJ, came to Xavier School last July 16, 2009. They were welcomed by Xavier High School Principal, Mrs. Jane Cacacho. Read the rest of this entry »
PLEASE WAIT FOR FURTHER ANNOUNCEMENT ON SCHEDULE CHANGE. AUG. 8 IS A REGULAR CLASS DAY TO MAKE UP FOR THE SUSPENSION OF CLASSES FROM JUNE 25-JULY 3.
If your son was born from November 17, 2004 to December 16, 2005, he is qualified to apply for Xavier NURSERY School Year 2010 - 2011. LET HIM ENJOY THE SAME OPPORTUNITY YOU HAD! Read the rest of this entry »
(A health bulleting from the Health Services Department.)
DENGUE FEVER and DENGUE HEMORRHAGIC FEVER are acute febrile diseases found in the tropics caused by four closely related virus serotypes of the genus flavivirus (DEN-1, DEN-2, DEN-3 and DEN4) Family Flaviviridae. Infection with one of these serotypes does not provide cross-protective immunity, so persons living in a dengue-endemic area can have four dengue infections during their lifetime. Read the rest of this entry »
by Gene de Guzman, Grade School Social Studies Department
Last May 11, 2009, the Grade School Social Studies department, chaired by Ms. Cita Carluen , went on an educational trip to the historic island of Corregidor. It was a very beautiful day for travel. We all gathered at the back of the CCP to take the ferry boat bound for Corregidor, along with several foreign tourists who also wanted to explore the island. Read the rest of this entry »
Xavier School’s graphic artist Simkin de Pio’s work “A Date with Uncle Sam” (under the wing of Ricco-Renzo Galleries) was sold in MANILART ‘09’s auction last Saturday night, July 18 at the NBC tent, The Fort. MANILART 09 is the first ever international art fair spanning all galleries and showcasing works by the country’s leading visual artists. Read the rest of this entry »
The Jesuit Basic Education Commission (JBEC) presented 16 Jesuits and lay educators with the Sinag Ng Karunungan Sesquicentennial Leadership Recognition Award for their outstanding leadership and service in Jesuit basic education. Among those honored were Xavier School’s Ms. Jenny H. Go, former GS and HS Principal and the first lay administrator of a Jesuit school in the Philippines, and Fr. Ismael Zuloaga, SJ, the school’s longest-serving school director. Read the rest of this entry »
by Mr. Josemaria E. Claro, former Xavier HS Filipino Teacher
It took me seven months before I finally began to understand this mystery to which I have been called.
Like any proud person coming from a privileged family, I was confident that I could do so much for my new students at ERDA Technical and Vocational High School. My confidence was rooted in my Jesuit education at Ateneo de Manila, and my five-year teaching experience at Xavier School, one of the leading educational institutions in Metro Manila. Read the rest of this entry »
The Xavier School community offers prayers for Fr. Santos Mena, SJ, who passed away last year, July 14, 2008. He is remembered for his many contributions to the school, particularly by generations of alumni whom he served as guidance counselor. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1947 and was ordained priest on March 18, 1962. Rest in peace!