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The one week competition in Science for gifted students in the ASEAN plus Three Science Olympiad (AJPTS) was participated by 25 teams from ASEAN plus Taiwan, China (Beijing), Korea, Sweden, and Nigeria. The competition focused on laboratory skills and analyses in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. The Philippines was represented by two teams composed of 3 students from PSHS Main Campus, and 3 students from our very own PSHS-Western Visayas Campus. From WVC, Magin Benedict Ferrer, Justin Togonon and Janelle Sentina composed the competing team, coached by Mr. William Laride. The competition took place at the Korea Science Academy in Busan (KSA) with the KSA professors serving as judges for the individual events, and international evaluators for the paper presentation. 

The Philippines (PSHS Students) again got the CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY! The scores are as follows:

Biology: PSHS Main- Gold, PSHS WVC-Silver (20%)
Chemistry: PSHS Main- Gold, PSHS WVC - Silver (20%)
Physics- PSHS Main - no award, PSHS WVC- Bronze (20%)
Paper Presentation- PSHS WVC Best paper (40%)

Average of two teams was the highest score out of the 25 teams from 13 participating countries making the Philippines the Grand Champion for the second time. In Brunei last year, was the first time PSHS was declared as the champion, making the team as defending champion this year .

The average score of the two PSHS Teams was the highest out of the 13 participating countries. Korea came 2nd, and Singapore 3rd.

The winning team came home with this remark: "Win or lose, we will all go back to the Philippines as different persons-much better persons. And we are now ready to compete in any international competition."

Excerpt from the information update from Dr. Josette T. Biyo

 

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5 PSHSWVC scholars won in diffrent categories in the recently concluded Regional Schools Press Conference(RSPC), Secondary Level held at Punta Villa, Iloilo City last January 18-19, 2014. The top 3 winners for each category will represent Region 6 in the National Schools Press Conference (NSPC) to be held at Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority, Olongapo City on April 7-10, 2014. 

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Mayor Jed Patrick E. Mabilog turned over Iloilo City Government's symbolic key to Boy Mayor Angelo Rafael B. Nacionales of Philippine Science High School-WVC following their oath taking after Monday's flag-raising ceremony.

Vice Mayor Jose Espinosa III gave a pat on shoulders to Boy Vice Mayor Ramon Galvan III of Hua Siong College of Iloilo Inc.-Ledesco Campus. They were joined by Rotary Club of Iloilo City president Teofilo Montejo. The counterpart chiefs of executive and legislative departments led the 49 student leaders from 30 high schools in the metropolis who "govern" the City Hall in celebration of the 40th Boys & Girls Week Sept. 22-26.  http://www.iloilocity.gov.ph/iloilocity2014/iloilogen.php?id=363


 "We will no longer be visitors, but employees. We will no longer be mere citizens, but public servants," said Regalado, who started joining City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog in official functions since yesterday.

Joining her are Vicah Villanueva of Philippine Science High School-Western Visayas as city vice mayor and Valen Jambaro of Western Visayas College of Science and Technology as city administrator.(Excerpt from http://www.thedailyguardian.net/index.php/local-news/17782-boys-and-girls-govern-iloilo-city

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Dr. Myrna B. Libutaque won the Natatanging Guro Award for the Math and Computer Science category granted by the PSHS Foundation last September 5, 2014. 

The  Natatanging Guro (NG) Award is given to an outstanding teacher in the Philippine Science High School System from each of the following three clusters: Mathematics and Computer Science; Natural Sciences; and  Humanities and Social Science.

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