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Court junks civil case against STC officials

December 8, 2012


The Cebu City Regional Trial Court finally dismissed the petition for injunction filed by parents against officials of St Theresa’s College (STC) who had barred five high school seniors from joining their graduation ceremony. It was too late for parents to seek relief through an injunction since the March 20 commencement exercise had already passed, […]

Reject students pleading, STC asks court

November 2, 2012


  ST. Theresa’s College (STC) asked the court to deny the pleading filed by two parents whose daughters were barred from the school’s March 30 graduation rites. STC lawyer Joan Largo opposed the parents’ request to cite the school in default for failing to answer their plea for intervention in the case. The girls were […]

STC questions court order on Facebook photos

July 15, 2012


ST. Theresa’s College questioned over the weekend a court order mandating them to surrender all photos taken of the students who were denied to join this year’s graduation rites from their Facebook accounts. In their pleading STC lawyer Joan Largo said the writ of habeas data issued by the court is devoid of merit since […]

STC student takes break, skips college

June 5, 2012


ONE of the girls barred from attending their high school graduation rites by St. Theresa’s College (STC) last March won’t pursue college education just yet. Her lawyer Cornelio Mercado said his client decided to travel and set aside schooling for now. “What do you expect? It may be the consequence of what happened,” Mercado told […]

STC complainants down to 2

May 10, 2012


Another family backed out of the lawsuits filed against St. Theresa’s College (STC). A high school graduate and her guardian recently entered into a compromise agreement with STC. This leaves two complainants to pursue the court battle against the Catholic school that barred five seniors from attending their March 30 graduation rites for posting “lewd” […]

Nursing students barred from graduation, file suit

April 19, 2012


Two nursing students sued Southwestern University (SWU) after they were prohibited from graduating last March. Jervis Dreamond Leonardo and Raymart delos Santos were nine days away from receiving their diplomas when they were told they couldn’t join the ceremony. They said their instructor Juliet Salares told them that they obtained failing grades in one of […]

STC students join class photo, to get cards

April 2, 2012


AFTER being barred from attending last Friday’s graduation, the five high school students of St. Theresa’s College will be allowed to join their fellow graduates in posing for their class picture. Sr. Celeste Ma. Purisima Pe, high school principal, said the five girls can get their report cards today. She said their grades were unaffected […]

St. Theresa’s defends action

March 30, 2012


    While St. Theresa’s College has “suffered a beating” in the public eye, school officials said they acted with “respect, kindness and civility” to the parents and five students who were not allowed to join yesterday’s high school commencement exercises. School officials broke their silence last night in a press conference where they explained […]

STC ignores court order allowing students to join graduation rites

March 30, 2012


The parents came dressed in formal attire and barong Tagalog. Their daughters wore their school uniforms. But the 3 p.m. graduation rites of St. Theresa’s College high school went on without them, leaving a sad but calm group of families at the front gate of the campus on General Maxilom Avenue, Cebu City. Security guards […]

Six students barred from attending graduation rites despite court order

March 30, 2012


by Ador Vincent Mayol, Reporter Even with a court sheriff in tow, six students were unable to join their classmates in the graduation rites of the St. Theresa’s College (STC) early today. The school administration barred the students who were accompanied by their parents in defiance of Judge Wilfredo Navarro’s order that mandated them to […]