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Rector´s Message to the Graduates of 2014

To the graduates: Be Augustinian servant leaders (page 1 of the CSA Newsletter) The Rector, in his Yearbook message to the graduates, challenged the graduates to become authentic Augustinian servant-leaders. “I love to think of you as “Heralds of the Gospel”, “Knights of the Kingdom”, “Freedom Fighters”, “Lovers, Promoters and Defenders of Truth, Justice and Peace, Agents of Social Transformation, Builders of the Bridges of Friendship, Unit

CSA Bulletin

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Grade 6 Graduation Honors and all Special Awards

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Check out the articles: 1. Augustinians Journey towards God and 2.  Augustinian Red and Gold in the Blue

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Next Generations´ Journalists rise from Augustinian Roots. 1. Augustinian Mirror and Alab  2. Leonine and Tolentino won Outstanding Journalists Award 3. Insights

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1. Our Little Brothers and Sisters in focus!  2. Grade 6 Batch picture

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1. CSA , the only Filipino school participating in the Model United Nations assembly; 3 Augustinians elected as MUN Council Officers;  and Jadwani in Rotary Oratorical Contest. 2. Turn-over of legacy of Batch 2011

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1. Pia Arevalo bags Top Outstanding Students of Makati Award and JCI´s Leadership Award   2. CSA´s budding Scientists   4. 3rd International math Contests  4. CSA Dance Troup and CSA Red and Gold Boosters wow them all at the Arena

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Augustinian Jubilation 2014 in pictures: Amazing dances of the world

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Augustinian Jubilation 2014 in pictures: Annual Cheering Competition ............ Grade 7 sweeps all awards in level I; Blue reigns in level II

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1. Augustinians, YES!!! and   2.  The Bb. CSA´s Final Walk; Hannah Cruz wins Bb. CSA 2014

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FAMILY FUN DAYS!!!! AND CONQUERING COGEENIC, FEATURING "THAT´S MY DAD!"

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1. Sealed with the Gift of the Holy Spirit: Holy Confirmation   2.  Year-end Balls   3.  Grade 7 Batch picture

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1. The ACP´s Final Salute to their Alma Mater    2.  La Furia Roja: Fourth Year batch 2014

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1. The Augustinian Arts in Motion  2. Augustinians enhance their appreciation of Arts and Culture, RJ Jacinto rocks CSA, Alumni come home at their alma Mater´s call

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Two Recognitions for CSA´s support for the poor: Caritas Manila and Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines 2. CSA goes to Bilibid

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CSA: Home of the Golden Eagles CSA: Where Eagles train

Sealed with the Gift of the Holy spirit

One hundred sixty six High School students received the Sacrament of the Holy Confirmation last February 7, 2014 at the San Agustin Parish in Intramuros. This completes the final stage of the Sacraments of Initiation to Christian faith. The ceremony was conducted after a series of seminars given to the stu-dents and to their parents. Most Rev.Deogracias S. Iniguez, Jr, Bishop Emeritus of Caloocan, officiated a ceremony witnessed by the parents and families and godparents. Assisting

Augustinian Arts in Motion

It was a fun-filled overnight weekend for the 148 members of the of the Performing Arts Club of Unit II last February 28 to March 1, 2014. Different clubs in different performing arts underwent training in various performing arts skills. Grades 1 to 3, however, had only a day camp, very fulfilling nonetheless.

Augustinian Mirror/Alabs tops them all at the T. Valencia Awards

Once again, the student publication if Unit II, the Augustinian Mirror and its Filipino issue, Alab, swept major awards in the 3rd Teodoro F. Valencia Search of NCR’s 10 Outstanding Elementary School Publications held last February 8 and March 7, 2014 at the Pasay City Science High School, Pasay City. The Augustinian Mirror/Alab topped three other school contenders for the #1 Award for the Top Three Over-all School with the Highest Points. Both the Augustinian Mirror and its Filipin

CSA Dance Troop wins championship in Open Hiphop at the NCC

The CSA Dance Troupe does it again! In National Dance Competition sponsored by the National Cheerleading Competition at the MOA Arena last March, the CSA Dance Troupe won the championship in the mixed or open hiphop dance category. They also ranked # nationwide. The CSA Red and Gold Boosters also ranked #6. The event was witnessed by the Unit III teachers, led by Mr. Augusto Luis Padlan, Fr. Joseph P. Villareal, OSA and Fr. Engelbert Samonte, OSA

YEAR-END MEMO ON ENROLLMENT DATES AND PROCEDURES

TO ALL CSA PARENTS: AN ADVISORY FOR DATES OF THE DISTRIBUTION OF REPORT CARDS, DATES AND PROCEDURES OF  ENROLLMENT.

Back to Back champions

Congratulations to the HS Junior Basketball team for a back -to-back championship in the ISSA!

Conquering Cogeenick

Hike… climb… set up tents… activities… and more new events and activities… That is exactly what the young scouters of Colegio San Agustin did in two weekends– the girls with their moms last February 7 to 9 while the boys camped with their dads on February 21 to 23. The parents-teachers staff planned every detail of the program/events. New experienc-es and activities were introduced. Every detail was communicated to all participants– things to bring

Performing Arts Camp 2014

Augustinian Arts in Motion...... It was a fun-filled overnight weekend for the 148 members of the of the Performing Arts Club of Unit II last February 28 to March 1, 2014. Different clubs in different perform-ing arts underwent training in various performing arts skills. Grades 1 to 3, however, had only a day camp, very fulfilling nonetheless.

Bb. CSA2014

15 AUGUSTINIAN LADIES WALK THE RAMP FOR ASTFI SCHOLARS Hannah Cruz, 9B, bested fourteen other candidates to win the most coveted title of Bb. CSA last February 28, 2014 amidst the glam and glitter of the pageant held at the San Agustin Theatre. Gabbie Perez of IVC came in First runner-up with Ashley Ceguera of IIIA as Second Runner-up. Alexandra Burgos joined the Final Six as she garnered four awards: Best in Evening Gown, Best in Casual Wear, Advocacy Award and the Best Advocacy Video.

CSA at the Helm of MUN 2014

Fifteen student debaters participated in the 16th Model United Nations last February 22 and 23, 2014 at the World Health Organization Headquarters, Manila. Mr. Ringo Blanca proudly reports that two CSA stu-dents were chosen as officers by the host, the Rotary Club of Makati JP Rizal, Rotary International District 3839 Phils. based on the student’s performance in the previous year. SAMEER JADWANI was chosen as the Vice President of the Security Council and YOON JIN KIM as the President of

CSA Welcomes PAASCU Visitors

Colegio San Agustin-Makati welcomed the resurvey team from the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools Colleges and Universities (PAASCU) on February 19 and 20 , 2014.

S, Jadwani, 1st runner-up in Rotary Oratorical

Sameer S. Jadwani of Unit III, IV-C won FIRST RUNNER-UP in the Rotary International District Oratorical Speaking Contest (Finals) held at San Lorenzo Village, Makati City last January 25, 2014 (Saturday). He was accompanied by the CSA Interact Club, Ms. Stephanie Poblete.

2014 GRADUATION MEMO RELEASED

TO THE PARENTS OF THE UNIT III GRADUATING STUDENTS Please take note of the following information regarding your child’s graduation and other related activities. FINAL EXAMINATION The schedule of final examination for the graduating students is as follows:

SONAR: THE FINALE

SOUND OFF! SONAR THE CONCERT! COME AND JOIN US! CHECK OUT THE POSTER. P300 A TICKET. SEE KENZO CASTANEDA AT UNIT III. CLICK THE THUMBNAIL FOR THE CONCERT POSTER.

Posters for the Augustinian Jubilation

Come and join the fun. Opening ceremony at 7:30 am on January 28 followed by myriad activities that will entertain all members of the family; food and bazaars, rides and inflatables, singing and dance contests, fashion shows, 2-level Cheering competition, Amazing Dances of the World (Field demo), Augustinian Showdown, Sonar: The Finale : (Concert) and many more.

PULSE: CSA CHEERING COMPETITION

The most awaited event! PULSE: Promoting Unity and Leadership through Sports Excellence 10 am January 28      Level II: La Furia Roja (Year 4)                                         Celeste Iluzio (Year 3)            &nbs

Making Math Matter

Unraveling the magic and mystery of Mathematics, the Mathematics area and the Mu Epsilon Society of Unit III launched the Math Month with an exhibit in the HS lobby and a talk on Mathematics Appreciation on January 16, 2014 by Professor Fidel R. Nemenzo, Doctor of Science in Mathematics of the University of the Philippines. It was amazing how he made Mathematics so practical, very relevant to life and very interesting to the both young and adult audience

Rector´s Letter of Invitation

Dear Parents and Guardians, Greetings in St. Augustine! Colegio San Agustin will be celebrating the Augustinian Jubilation 2014 on January 28, 29 and 30, 2014. True to its tradition, the celebration portrays a community rejoicing as one family. The Augustinian Jubilation 2014 promises fun and entertainment for everyone. Headlining the event are the Amazing Dances of the World: A field Demonstration, Sonar: The concert, Pulse (Promoting Unity and Leadership through Sports and Excellence): A Tw

Little Angels at FHC

Our little angels in Grade 3 and some Grades 4 to 7 pupils received the Holy Communion for the first time on January 19 which coincided with the celebration of the Feast of the Holy Child. Families came in droves, excited to celebrate with their children’s momentous event in their lives. Five masses were scheduled the whole day. Along with the other Augustinian Priests, Fr. Horacio Rodriguez, OSA celebrated the 7:30 Mass, Fr. Julian C. Mazana, OSA at the 9:00 Mass, Fr. James G. Uy, OSA a

Alumni Corner

Alumni Newscatchers: Paloyo,CSA Batch 91, performs the first Intestinal Transplant in the Philippines; Karen Davila, CSA Batch 88, TOWNS awardee; Augustinian book writers Yvette Fernandez and Sari Reyes; David de Koenigswater and RJ Pineda off to Blues International.

CSA Students raise banners at the Australian Science/Math Quiz

Nine CSA 3rd year students earned Distinction Awards in the Australian National Chemistry Quiz 2013 held on the 24th of July 2013 while twenty four Unit III students came out with flying colors in the Australian Math Quiz; seven Unit II pupils garnered Distinction Awards. Dan Alden Baterisna, 6C earned the Prudence Awards (highest number of consecutive correct answers during the assessment period) .

CSA Students Soar in ICAS 2013-English, Science and Math

Once again, our students made the headlines as they capped high distinction and Distinction certificates in this year’s International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS)-English, Math and Science held on July 27, 2013.

Reaching Out to Yolanda Victims

True to its Vision and Mission, Colegio San Agustin mobilized all the sectors of the community to assist the victims of typhoon Yolanda. The Outreach Committee under Fr. Engelbert N. Samonte, OSA organized all the groups for a unified effort towards a common goal . Cash donations coming from Units 1,II, and II, FASMPA, the CSA Varsity Swimming team, and other sectors of CSA amounting to more than P600T are apportioned to those who suffered from the typhoon. Even the CSA personnel who have fam

Songs and Voices Resound in CSA

November and December are, indeed, months when CSA resounds with voices of the children. The round building echoed with the angelic voices of the little ones as they celebrated their Christmas programs. Earlier the children had their Christmas program too in the Santa Rita de Cascia Hall. Grade 6 and Unit III had their Annual Songfests in the San Agustin Theatre. It was really Tuloy na Tuloy Pa Rin ang Pasko in the campus.

CSA DELEGATES IN UNESCO INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP IN INDONESIA

Colegio San Agustin-Makati, as a member of the UNESCO National Commission and the ASPnet Schools, was invited by NATCOM Chairman Professor Ronald Mabunga, to represent the Philippines in the International Sharing Experience Workshop for Building Community Resilience through Disaster Risk Reduction Education (DRRE) and Psychosocial Support sponsored by UNESCO last December 10 to 14, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Delegates from Colegio San Agustin-Makati, Isabelle Beatriz DLS Ginez of III-D and L

CSA-GK Medical Mission

Two hundred twenty one children and adults were recipients of medical attention from the institutional medical mission conducted by the Colegio San Agustin-Makati last November 23, 2013. Under the auspices of the Community Based Extension Program and the leadership of Fr. Engelbert Samonte, OSA, all the units of the school assisted in the program. Six medical doctors and 5 dentists, led by our own school doctor Dr. Geraldine Alcantara, gave their services and precious time for our clients at t

Augustinians soar for Gold

Augustinians, once again, grabbed the gold in the 2013 Little Milo Olympics in the Swimming event held in Cebu City last November 29 to December 1, 2013. Samantha ThereseCoronel of 6-G , earned 2 Gold medals, I silver and 1 bronze medal. Juan Miguel Narciso of IV-H earned 1 Gold medal and 3 silver medals. Our Congratulations!!!!

Second - Fourth Year Sacrament of Confirmation

"One of the highest responsibilities of the people of God is to prepare the baptized for confirmation" Thus, the Christian Formation team will be offering to our second - fourth year students the sacrament of confirmation on February 7, 2014, Friday from 9:00 AM - 12:00 NN at the San Agustin Parish, Intramuros. Should you want your child to be confirmed, kindly submit together with the reply slip, the registration form, a photocopy of your child´s baptismal and birth certificates to your child´s CLE teacher or to yours truly, In preparation for the sacrament, kindly:

SHIFT: Thank you, CSA

The SHIFT FOUNDATION (The Sacred Heart Institute for Transformative Education Foundation, Inc), based in Catarman, Northern Samar, sent its thanks and appreciation to Fr. Horacio R. Rodriguez, OSA and Colegio San Agustin-Makati for the generous donation of boxes full of food items and water. It was the first donation they received from Luzon. SHIFT serves the following categories: Victims of Northern Samar coastal barangays, victims in Eastern Samar, Borongan and Guiuan, among others.

From Chips to Nachos: Archie Rodriguez ´88

From chips to nachos. That sums up exactly what the career of the head huncho of Pfchangs, iHop and CPK was. Archie Rodriguez, CSA batch 88, went on a 6-month break to Europe after High School. Not knowing what he really wanted to do in life, he took up Information Technology in the United States. Then a group of friends invited him to do business, to set up a restaurant. After a while, he eventually found himself enjoying more on the on the side of the dining table than on the exec

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Early Enrolment for AY 2013-2014

ACCEPTANCE OF STUDENT APPLICANTS FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015 LEVELS OPEN FOR ADMISSION: NURSERY TO GRADE 9 ADMISSION TESTING FEE: Php 700.00 APPLICATION PERIOD: SEPTEMBER 23, 2013 ONWARDS ADMISSION GUIDELINES AND POLICIES 1. Admission is selective. CSA Makati reserves the right to refuse acceptance or re-admission to any pupil/student whose behavior or academic standing is at variance with the vision-mission of the school. 2. Only pupils/students with satisfactory academic qualificatio

Greening CSA Bulacan

No one can underestimate the value of trees. Executive Order No. 26, s. 2011(implementation of the National Greening Program) describes the NGP as a program seeking to plant some 1.5 billion trees for a period of 6 years, from 2011 to 2016 in lands of public domain. In support of this, Augustinian administrators, teachers and students , parents and pupils trooped in three waves to CSA Bulacan to do their share. Now is the best time to plant trees when the soil is moist enough to ensure the

2013 Service Awards

Forty four administrators, teachers, administrative staff and maintenance personnel were honored by the community last October 4, 2013, the culmination of the month-long celebration of World Teachers Day. Four Retirees were  honored during the occasion that carried the theme, Seasons of Love.

CSA in Coastal Clean-up

Unit III Social Studies and a group of teachers under the leadership of the coordinator, Mr. Ringo Blanca, joined the thousands in celebrating the International Coastal clean-up at the Baywalk area in Roxas Boulevard last September 21, 2013. The International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) is held annually every third Saturday of September. On this day, people gather on beaches, coasts, rivers, waterways and underwater dive sites all over the world to remove trash and debris and identify t

CSA to honor the Service Awardees 2013

Forty administrators, teachers, administrative staff and maintenance personnel will be honored by the community on October 4, 2013, the culmination of the month-long celebration of World Teachers Day. Four Retirees will also honored during the occasion.

CSA forges friendship with Korean School

Sharing a common vision of making a global community of friends, Colegio San Agustin signed a mutual agreement to maintain friendly relations with Gaya High School of Pusan, South Korea. This can be achieved through an exchange program involving students and teachers under an atmosphere of friendship, mutual respect and understanding.

CLASSES SUSPENDED TODAY

 NO CLASSES TODAY, AUGUST 19, 2013. CLASSES SUSPENDED DUE TO HEAVY RAINFALL - ORDERS COMING FROM THE OFFICE OF MAYOR JUNJUN BINAY.

New Augustinian Priests

Six Augustinian priests were ordained to the Sacred Order of Presbyters, Order of St. Augustine, Vicariate of the Orient, last July 24, 2013 at the San Agustin Church, Intramuros by His Excellency, Most Rev. Broderick S. Pabillo, D.D., Auxilliary Bishop of Manila. Ordained to the Order were Rev. Randolph C. Dayandayan, Jr., OSA, Rev. Jumbim F. Torres, Rev. Engelbert N. Samonte, OSA, Rev. Marcial V. Laguna, OSA, Rev. Norlito T. Concepcion, OSA, and Rev. Geoffrey A.

CSA Career Caravan

The CSA Career Caravan with the theme “Follow the guide, Tag Career, Like the Future”, was launched last July 22, 2013 at the CSA Gymnasium for Grades 7, 8, 9 and Second year students who all came to school dressed in the attire of the person they dream to be someday. They came in all professions, led by a priest and a nun…. they came as CEO’s, Air-line pilots and flight attendants, doctors and nurses, military offic-ers, basketball players, even as racetrack drivers. It

CSA INTERACT CLUB AWARD

The CSA Interact Club was given a presidential citation for actively working to achieve PEACE THROUGH SERVICE. The award was received by Atty. Phillip Nazareno, the President of the Rotary Club of Makati Dasmariñas, last summer in Illinois, USA. According to President Nazareno, this was actually the highest award that could be given to an Interact Club worldwide. Atty. Nazareno submitted the documents, certificates and photographs of all the activi-ties of the CSA Interact Club showing

Earthquake and Fire Drill Certificate for CSA

Colegio San Agustin was granted the Earthquake and Fire Drill Certificate by the Makati Fire Station, Bureau of Fire Protection, Department of the Interior and Local Government, Makati City last February 12, 2013. This is a result of the a series of earthquake and fire fire drills, announced and unannounced, conducted on the institutional level. A Committee on Safety and Security for SY 2011-2013, headed by Fr. James G. Uy, OSA was set up and made operational to oversee the drills. All these e

New Administrative and Staff Assignments

 The Rector released the list of new Administrative and Staff assignments during an institutional assembly at the Sta. Rita de Cascia Hall on May 14, 2013. Below is the list of offices and the officers assigned for School Year 2013-2014.

Day 1 for Unit 1

There was a air of excitement in the round building and the first floor rooms at the entrance of the Grade School building. This came, not only from the little ones but from the parents and guardians as well. Unit 1 (Nursery, Kindergarten, Grade 1 and Grade 2) opened classes on Tuesday, June 11.

More Summer Workshops for teachers and staff

Teachers never stop learning. And summer is just the best time to upgrade oneself. Hence, another barrage of seminar workshops of vicarious topics that help the teachers and staff grow, with the ultimate goal of cascading them to our very own pupils and students.

COLEGIO SAN AGUSTIN COMMUNITY OF FRIENDS AT PORACAY

Celebrating its belief of having but one mind and one heart intent upon God, the community of friends went on a one-day outing in Poracay, Pampanga last April 12, 2013 with a Hawaiian motif; hence, everyone came in colorful attire. Leaving as early as 5 o’clock in the morning, the community of teachers, administrative staff, maintenance staff and priests arrived in Poracay in high spirits. The CSA community was grouped according to department simply to facilitate easier management of

CSA Administrators take a deeper look at their Augustinian roots

The first of a series of seminars undertaken by the CSA Administrators was a deeper look and understanding of their roots as Augustinians. The speaker for the afternoon of May 2, 2013 was none other than Fr. Peter. Casino, OSA, himself a former teacher in the High School department in the early 90’s.

Seminar on Interpersonal Relationships in the Workplace (Communication & Conflict Management)

Part of the Summer Program for Administrators was a seminar on Interpersonal Relationships in the Workplace conducted by Mr. Noel Racho, the Human Resources Officer of Mirriam College, Quezon City. It was held at the St. Claire Multipurpose Hall last May 9, 2013.

CATHOLIC LEADERSHIP SEMINAR-WORKSHOP FOR CSA ADMINISTRATORS

Part of the on-going Augustinian Formation of administrators is an annual in-house training every summer. Last May 7, 2013, Sr. Irene Cecile Torres, RA, Mother Superior of Assumption Convent, Makati expounded extensively on Catholic Educational Leadership in the Church and in society. Sr. Irene set the mood of the seminar with provisions from the Acts and Decrees of the Second Plenary Council of the Philippines .

2 Augustinians in the TOSM 2013

Rafael Cecilio Rodolfo of IV D was named one of the Ten Outstanding Students of Makati (TOSM) by Mayor Junjun Binay. The Awarding Ceremony was held last March 15, 2012 at the Makati Session Hall. Another Augustinian, CSA Batch Ernest Leo Hernandez was chosen by the Jaycees Board to serve as a member of the committee that screens and qualifies the student candidates. Dr. Remedios Basilio, accompanied by the HS Student Activity Coordinator Ms. Blaquera and Filipino Coordinator Ms. Suplente, ,

ASEP SUMMER PROGRAM

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ARTS AND SPORTS ENRICHMENT PROGRAM SUMMER 2013 - Policies and Guidelines

The Arts and Sports Enrichment Program (ASEP) is dedicated to make every child’s learning experience valuable, enjoyable and safe. We appreciate that you adhere to the following policies and guidelines...

HS Honor Graduates 2013

HS Honor Graduates 2013

GS Honor Graduates

GS Honor Graduates

Graduation Song 2013

Verse 1 Breathe in this moment, breathe in this time It won’t ever happen again, don’t let it pass you by Don’t worry tomorrow is guaranteed Won’t you take a few moments, few seconds to reminisce with me

Salute to the Young Leaders

Development of leadership skills starts in the early years, more particularly through co-curricular and extracurricular clubs. All the year-long activities of the organizations culminated in a Club Recognition Program during the club hours of March 6,7 and 8. in the San Agustin Theatre.The Boy Scouts of the Philippines CSA Chapter, too, under Ms. Vilma Cortez, will have a moving-up ceremony in the Sta. Rita de Cascia Hall. Themed, “BSP Leaping Usa” the young scouts move up to the highest level. The GS clubs are under the supervision of the Student Activity Coordinator, Ms.Juvy Padilla.

CSA Arts and Sports Summer Program

The Arts and Sports Enrichment Program (ASEP) is dedicated to make every child’s learning experience valuable, enjoyable and safe. We appreciate that you adhere to the following policies and guidelines...

HIGH SCHOOL VISUAL ARTS CLASS IN PROGRESS

The Visual Arts class is one of the elective classes in Fourth Year. While the students are yet in Third Year, they undergo career guidance activities and testing; after which, they choose the elective course they will take in Fourth Year. The Visual Arts as an Elective Course, covers multimedia arts, photography, painting, and sculpture, fashion designing and interior design. . Under the able tutelage of the Visual arts teacher, Mr. Alvin Ahyong, the class undergoes vicarious experiences that can serve as a beacon to guide them in making visual arts a possible future career in life.

Bb. CSA 2013 for the support of our scholars

Patricia Abello of IIC was crowned Bb. CSA 2013 during the Bb. CSA Coronation Night last February 22, 2013. Thirteen Augustinian ladies sashayed on stage amidst the glam and glitz of the program that carried the theme “Empowering the Beauty within…. Through Time”. It is a concerted effort to search for the Augustinian beauty within and without as well as to raise funds for the allowances of the ASTFI scholars.

Frozen in time: Juniors’ legacy amidst the glitter of the Promenade

The life as a Junior culminated in the annual Juniors Prom 2012-2013 on the 23rd of February at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel . After months of preparation, the efforts of the Junior Council officers came into fruition in a evening of coming out for their batchmates. As is the tradition, all Juniors vote for their classmates for particular awards...

Augustinian Mirror/Alab in back to back victory in the Search for Outstanding School Papers : 33rd Metro Manila Young Writers Conference and Contest

The Augustinian Mirror and its complimentary Filipino issue Alab, won back to back victory in the Search for Outstanding School Papers during the DepEd 33rd Metro Manila Young Writers Conference and Contest held recently.

Teachers Finish Graduate Studies

Our Congratulations to Mr. Clarito Mamorno, more popularly known as Sir Larry, for having successfully defended his dissertation entitled Launching Into the Wave Model the Functional Trajectory of the Intermediate Teachers in One Catholic Educational Institution last Feb 28, 2013. He will be conferred the doctorate degree on March 23. Another PhD in the CSA faculty!!!

CSA bags 9 plaques, 16 medals, and 46 recognition/merit certificates in 2nd TEODORO F. VALENCIA - DepEd SEARCH FOR NCR´s 10 OUTSTANDING CAMPUS JOURNALISTS & SCHOOL PUBLICATIONS

THE AUGUSTINIAN MIRROR and its complementary Filipino publication, ALAB, wins another massive victory for garnering 9 plaques, 16 medals, and 46 recognition/merit certificates during the awarding ceremony of the 2nd TEODORO F. VALENCIA - DepEd SEARCH FOR NCR´s 10 OUTSTANDING CAMPUS JOURNALISTS & SCHOOL PUBLICATIONS held last March 2, 2013 at School of St. Anthony, Lagro, Quezon City.

Augustinian Mirror/Alab reaps awards in the 2 Regional Awards:

1. Search for Outstanding School Papers 33rd Metro Manila Young Writers Conference and Contest THE AUGUSTINIAN MIRROR (English Category) First Place, Best Layout and Design First Place, Best News Page First Place, Best Feature Page Fifth Place, Best Editorial Page Fifth Place, Best Sci-Tech page Eleventh Place, Best Sports ALAB (Filipino Category) Second Place, Best Layout and Design Second Place, Best Feature Page Second Place, Best Sports Page Seventh Place, Best News Page Thirteenth Place, Best Editorial Page Fourteenth Place, Sci-Tech Page

MONDAY BULLETIN

March 11 - Last Day of Final Examinations of Grade 6 Pupils (English & AP), March 11-13 - Final Examinations of Grade 7 Pupils, March 12 - Submission of 3rd Trimester and Final Grades in all subjects of the Candidates for Final Honors and Certificate Awardees, March 13 - National Achievement Test of Grade 6 Pupils, Batch 1 - of the Grade 6 pupils should be in school at 7 o’clock, Batch 2 - of the Grade 6 pupils should be in school at 11:30 a.m., All pupils should come in complete

INTER OFFICE BULLETIN

The prayer of St. Augustine places us in the right spirit for Lent: You have made us for Yourself, o Lord, and our hearts are restless until they rest in you. Lent is indeed how God draws us home, as individuals.  But, it is also a very communal journey.  We never journey alone, no matter how "lonely" we may feel.  We are always journeying together.  If we can experience our journey in communion with others, it makes it so much clearer that we are on a journey tog

Featuring : CSA Chorale

The CSA Chorale under the baton of HS Music teacher, Mr. Jose Juan Reyes, is one of the mainstays in the extracurricular program of Colegio San Agustin. Not only is it a permanent fixture in school programs and masses, the group also competes in interschool competitions and often does win.

PTA of CSA donates P400,000 to the Chapel campaign

The Parents- Teachers Association of Colegio San Agustin-Makati donated the amount of four hundred thousand pesos (P400,000.00) to the fund campaign for the renovation of the CSA Chapel. The amount was turned over to Fr. Horacio R. Rodriguez, OSA, Rector, in a ceremony during the Augustinian Family Talent Show held in the San Agustin Theatre last January 31, 2013.

HS CSA Chorale /HS Volleyball Girls win!

The CSA Chorale of the High School Department under Mr. Jose Juan Reyes sang their way to the Finals of inter school and district contests this December.

Student Teachers- Administrators Program 2013

This is something the High School students look forward to!The High School Department scheduled the Student Teachers-Administrators Program 2013 (STAP) on January 21, 22, 23, 2013.After careful screening , the Principal’s Office announced the following Student Administrators who will initiate plans for the 3-day activity.

Guidance Month Activties take off

The Guidance Office under the supervision of Ms. Ma. Aurea Cecille Abando, gave their full attention to specific concerns of the parents and children during the celebration of the Guidance month. The office conducted plenary test interpretation to the parents from different levels. An exhibit in front of the Grade School was also opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony last December 11, 2012.

CSA Community Extension Program

The CSA-GK Build is going strong. Out of the targeted goal of 40 houses to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of CSA in 2009, it has billowed to almost a hundred; 80 being constructed and 64 units now occupied. All departments take their turns at the build. The community has started growing.CSA also maintains its assistance to several other institutions. The Preschool notwithstanding their young age, take care of their brothers and sisters in the Baseco Community. Each level in the Grade School and

High School Students reap Awards

November was a great month for the High School students. Results of months of training came into fruition as they reaped awards in several competitions.