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March 2012 Beats


Three parents receive DLA Loyalty Award. At least three parents were recognized during Graduation Rites on Mar. 28, 2012 with a Certificate of Parent Loyalty Award by the DLA administration for having enrolled all their children in the DLA since pre-school indicating their trust and deep loyalty to the institution.  Their youngest child belongs to this year’s batch of Grade 6 graduates.  These are Mr. and Mrs Allan Glenn and Lourdes Camero, Mr. and Mrs. Joey and Elena Camatog, Mr. and Mrs. Sabino and Rosellind Sarno.  Also recognized was Ms. Trinidad David who had served as officer of the PTA for three consecutive years, occupying various namely Treasurer, Vice President and PRO.

New DLA School Principal installed. Ms. Jingle Ancheta was installed as School Principal taking the place of Rev. Calipay P. Lubang during DLA/Baccalaureate Sunday on Mar. 25, 2012 at the SCCD Sanctuary.  Teacher Jingle had been identified and groomed to this position as early as 2010 prompting her to take graduate studies on Educational Management in La Salle University where she has now earned the academic requirements qualifying her for comprehensive exams required in thesis writing.  Effective Apr. 1, 2012 she will assume said office with continuing mentoring from Pastor Leng Lubang this next two summer months being transition period.  Teacher Cristy Gervacio will remain as Head Teacher to assist her especially on the Spiritual Formation Program which weaves through the entire school life of pupils, parents, faculty and staff.  Pastor Leng Lubang will serve as Consultant on call.  She will be handling again a local church this coming June 2012. Speaking during DLA Sunday as Guest Preacher was Ms.Teresita Camia, the first School Principal of the DLA (then Disciples Child Care and Learning Center) serving for ten years from 1984-1994.

7th DLA Annual Corporation Meeting held.  The 7th Annual Corporation Meeting of the DLA was held on Mar. 25, 2012 at the SCCD Multi-Purpose Hall gathering a good attendance of thirteen voting members out of eighteen, who elected School Board officers to fill in three vacant posts.  School Director Pastor Leng Lubang rendered the Annual Accomplishment Report giving a clear picture of what the school has become since she took over the leadership in 2005. The Financial Report was shared by the Treasurer Ms. Ma. Ney Poculan showing a positive balance this schoolyear, able to set aside funds for repair and maintenance works this summer, Scholarship Program, Personnel Development and SCCD VCS.   Elected as School Board Officers for SY 2012-2013

Chairperson:               Ms. Cecille Mendoza,
Vice Chairperson:       Mr. Allan Saquilayan
Secretary:                 Ms. Merly Aviles
Treasurer:                 Ms. Ma. Ney Poculan
Member:                   Ms. Jhem Fauni.

Grade 6 closes elementary life in Spiritual Retreat. As had been the tradition in the DLA, the Grade 6 batch Mar. 9, 2012 of graduates closed their elementary school life in a Spiritual Retreat at the Saquilayan Farm House, Gen. Trias, Cavite during day time and in the school campus in the evening where parents joined them for Covenanting Worship.  There were self-discovery exercise, team building activity and games.  The highlight was the parent-child dialogue which was incorporated in the Closing Worship.  Each Grade 6 was encouraged to ask his/her parent a question that has been sitting in their mind and heart for some time now looking for answers.  Most questions thrown pertained to their family relationships.  The retreat theme, “All of Me…for God’s Glory” led the graduating class into a deep awareness of God’s presence in their lives on whom they could indeed offer themselves wholly.

Regala and Barbuco lead 2012 graduates. Claud Jean Regala and Jonalyn Barbuco lead the 2012 Grade 6 batch of graduates as First and Second Honors respectively during Graduation Rites on Mar. 28, 2012 at SCCD Sanctuary with representative of Dr. Victoria Pamienta, City Schools Superintendent of the City of Dasmarinas conferring their completion of elementary education.  Speakers in this year’s Graduation Rites and Moving-Up Ceremony are Rev. Joshua George Lujero and Rev. Nelia Novero respectively who are both church workers of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines Lowland Cavite South Manila Conference. Their message centered on the DepEd theme “Your Gift of Learning, Our Tool for Nation Building. Regala also bagged the DLA Leadership Award which was given for the first time this school year to a Grade 6 pupil who earned the highest point in the criteria set by the school administration based on academic, co-curricular and leadership traits. Outstanding pupils in the lower grades was also recognized incorporating this in the Graduation Rites as had been the tradition in the DLA over the past eight years since the first graduation in 2005. Loyalty medals were given to Grade 6 pupils who studied in the DLA from Nursery while Loyalty Pin for those who started in Grade 1.  A total of 23 Grade 6 pupils were promoted to High School and 22 Prep moved up to Grade 1 this school year.