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DepEd okays use of special education fund for teacher’s bonus

December 28, 2012

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PUBLIC school teachers in Cebu City may already collect their P10, 000 incentive from the city government starting today. Councilor Joey Daluz, head of the Local School Board, said the delayed release of the incentive was caused by the initial refusal of the Local Finance Committee (LFC) to authorize the use of the Special Education […]

Parents sue school for keeping son’s papers

December 18, 2012

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A couple sued a private school in Cebu City after it withheld pertinent documents of their son whom they transferred to another educational institution. The couple asked the Regional Trial Court in Cebu City to issue a writ of mandatory injunction for the immediate release of Form 137 and other supporting documents of their son. […]

Frat men go nude in UP Oblation Run fun tradition also raises social issues

December 15, 2012

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WEARING nothing but face masks with shades of blue and orange, 49 members of the Alpha Phi Omega (APO) fraternity ran around nude in the campus of the University of the Philippines-Cebu yesterday. The annual Oblation Run, a fraternity tradition, never fails to draw spectators and shrieks from female students. APO members held up placards […]

USC to hold business startup seminar

December 13, 2012

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THE University of  San Carlos-School of Business and Economics Center for Entrepreneurship and Life-long Learning (CELL)will hold a seminar-workshop on “Starting and Planning a Business” on Dec. 14 and 15 at the USC-Law and Business Building on Pelaez Street, Cebu City. The two-day seminar-workshop will assess the participants’ ability to become an entrepreneur, recognize opportunities […]

Cebu City teachers to get P10,000 incentive

December 12, 2012

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ABOUT P50 million will be allocated for the P10,000 cash incentive for Cebu City’s school teachers or double last year’s assistance. City Councilor Jose Daluz III, City School Board chief, said the P50 million is sourced from the Special Education Fund (SEF) and will be distributed to 5,051 teachers. They include those teaching in Muslim […]

Cebuano student short films included in New Wave, on theaters on Dec. 18

December 11, 2012

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MANILA, Philippines-Indie movies and student short films that made it in this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) will be finally shown in theatres starting December 18. MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino, who also sits as chairman of the annual film festival, said five entries to the New Wave Full Feature and 10 in Student Short […]

Ateneo de Cebu batch ‘ 87 inaugurates GK village

December 11, 2012

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The Sacred Heart School – Ateneo de Cebu ( SHS AdC) batch 1987 has come full circle with their upcoming 25th homecoming celebration. This year, the batch provides new beginnings to families in need — one house at a time, built in the spirit of solidarity and compassion. “This is the first time that SHSAdC […]

New UP Cebu dean vows to lead era of healing, growth

December 7, 2012

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Cebuana lawyer Liza D. Corro was appointed dean of the University of the Philippines Cebu, ending a three-month search for a new leader to revitalize the state-run campus. Corro, a corporate lawyer, was unanimously chosen by the Board of Regents, the UP system’s policy-making body, in a decision that gives her a solid mandate to […]

‘Mass hysteria’ reported among Basak-Pardo girls

November 28, 2012

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WERE they possessed by spirits or just carried away by scary stories during a weekend camping trip? Classes were suspended yesterday at Don Vicente Rama National High School in Basak-Pardo, Cebu City when 21 students caused a commotion with their strange behaviour – crying jags, screams, fainting and uncontrolled body movements. Parents suspected they were […]

School children deserve a bridge

November 25, 2012

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To get to school, children of barangay Bonbon and Buot Taup in the uplands of Cebu City get their feet wet. They roll up their pants when the river rises or slosh through ankle deep water when the weather is good. Crossing the river on foot or taking a raft for P10 per person are […]