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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 […]

Fiscal drops case against STC

September 14, 2012


The Cebu City Prosecutors’ Office dismissed one of the cases filed against St. Theresa’s College (STC) after one of the complainants backed off. The complainant earlier filed a child abuse complaint against STC “for unjustly imposing a sanction” after she was barred from joining her classmates in their graduation rites last March 30. STC lawyer […]

STC Dismissal of habeas data weakens case filed by students

July 31, 2012


SAINT Theresa’s College yesterday reiterated its claim that there was nothing illegal in extracting from Facebook the alleged “lewd” photos of its students. In a press conference yesterday, STC lawyer Joan Largo said the school was just implementing its policy against five of its students. With the dismissal of the habeas data petition, STC is […]

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 […]

2 graduates want STC to produce ‘immoral’ photos

May 27, 2012


Give us the photos. This is the clamor of two of five high school graduates who were barred from joining their March 30 graduation ceremony at St. Theresa’s College as punishment for posting “immoral” photos on Facebook. In a pleading submitted to the Cebu City Prosecutor’s Office, two teenage girls whose families sued the school […]

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” […]

Compromise with STC ‘remote’

May 2, 2012


Parent says principal should apologize first; School lawyer says ‘ no way’ The family is hurt by the school’s action but the mother of one of the students punished for Facebook photos considered “lewd” by St. Theresa’s College said she was wiling to settle the case out of court — if STC apologizes in public. […]

STC says Faceboook ‘bikini’ case is about taking responsibility

May 1, 2012


First the students, now their parents. The case of five St. Theresa’s high school students who were barred from attending their March 30 graduation for posting “lewd” photos of themselves on Facebook, took a different twist when the private school decided to file criminal charges against the parents and a guardian of four of the […]