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.
COLEGIO SAN AGUSTIN COMMUNITY OF FRIENDS AT PORACAY
Celebrating its ism 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 foo
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
GS Honor Graduates
GS Honor Graduates
Graduation Song 2013
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
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: Juniorsí 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
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.
156 CSA Seniors top the AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL CHEMISTRY QUIZ
ANCQ recognizes 156 Seniors Batch 2012 in the top 800 out of 31,000 students all over the world who took the Australian National Chemistry Quiz last July, 2012. Raphael Cecilio Rodolfo (4D) won the Award of Excellence, just a shy away from the highest award due to one mistake. Our seniors earned the following:
TRAFFIC AND SAFETY COMMITTEE
School safety is our primary concern, one that every school and community must take seriously and strive continually to achieve.In this regard, the CSA Safety and Traffic Committee strictly implements effective September 10, 2012, Monday the following security rules and guidelines at all times:
CHILD PROTECTION COMMITTEE GUIDELINES
The Child Protection Committee of CSA-Makati is proactive and preventive in nature. Our primary aim in behavior management is the development of self-discipline using the RESTORATIVE APPROACH through acknowledging the consequences of one’s actions and then making amends in order to create a positive culture and climate. A restorative approach values the person while challenging negative behavior, echoing St. Augustine’s call to “love the sinner, hate the sin.”
CSA Dance Troupe, 2nd runner-up in the Skechers Street Dance Battle 2012
The CSA Dance Troupe competed in the Skechers Street Dance Battle at the SM MOA Arena last November 17, 2012 and won the 2nd runner-up trophy. Now on its 8th year, the Skechers Street Dance Battle lays claim to being the toughest and hottest street dance competition in the country.The members of the CSA dance troupe included members from three year levels.
The CSA Dance Troupe competed against 10 High Schools:
CSA Teachers on benchmarking
Teachers will always continue to improve themselves and the school. In this aspiration, classes were suspended last October 26 to allow the teachers to visit schools and observe the best features and best practices. Choice of school is dependent on the subject area:
CSA Personnel Revisit Cassiciacum: Seeking God with St. Augustine
The CSA personnel had their annual recollection last October 20, 2012. It is patterned after the first Cassiciacum (now called Casciago) near Milan, Italy, but it has evolved from a place to a process of self-introspection and journey.
This year’s theme is Growing in mind and heart with focus on Community and friendship. For Year II(2012), the theme will be Search for Truth with focus on Interiority and Prayers. For Year III (2014), the theme will be Life with Others with focus o
S.A.F.E. School Advocating a Friendly Environment
In School Year 2007-2008, Guidance counselors in the primary level conducted a research on bullying inside the campus and this research became a tool for the creation of an anti-bullying campaign program in the primary levels Preschool and Grades 1 to 3.
CSA Soccer Team Champion in the RIFA Division 1
The CSA Team (Born 1999 category) won the Championship (Division 1) against Miriam College in a stiff competition of the Rizal Football Association held at the CSA Football field last October 13, 2012.
2012 Service Awards
CSA gave tribute to the personnel who loyally served the school and who professed to follow the teachings of St. Augustine. Forty five personnel were recognized in the Annual Service Awards last October 5, 2012..
International Teachers Day
Colegio San Agustin joins the whole world in giving tribute to the teachers in celebration of World Teachers Day.
Greetings poured out to the teachers by the students represented by their respective councils. The day started with a breakfast and a paraliturgical service. Departmental Programs followed.
October 5 was a culmination of a whole month celebration of World Teachers Day. Tribute to teachers started September 5.
The Grade School strengthened their new tradition of recognizing a Teacher of the day with a bulletin board per grade level.
This year the teachers in the High School were treated to an Avenue of Stars, where the stars were the teachers themselves.
39 CSA Students recipients of 2012 ICAS-English High Distinction, Distinction and Credit Certificates
Three Colegio San Agustin Students out of 14 Filipinos make headlines as they capped high distinction certificates in this year’s International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS)-English held on July 28, 2012. Thirty six other Augustinians bagged Distinction and Credit certificates.The ICAS English assesses reading and language skills in a range of contexts. The following aspects of texts are assessed and reported: reading for meaning in literary texts, reading for meaning in factual texts, textual devices, syntax and vocabulary. The questions require students to locate, identify, interpret, infer and synthesize information in and about texts.
52 CSA Students recipients of 2012 ICAS-Science High Distinction, Distinction and Credit Certificates
Five Colegio San Agustin Students out of 58 Filipinos capped high distinction certificates in this year’s International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS)-Science held on July 28, 2012. Forty seven other Augustinians bagged Distinction and Credit Certificates.
TO ALL CSA PARENTS
ACCEPTANCE OF STUDENT-APPLICANTS FOR SY 2013-2014
Presbyteral Ordination of new Augustinian Priests
It is indeed a time for joy for the whole Augustinian Community!!!!
The community witnessed the Presbyteral ordination of new Augustinian priests of the Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus of the Philippines- three in Intramuros, Manila, Philippines and two in the Parroquia de San Agustin, Valladolid, Spain.
CSA-PTA donates P37T and 2T bottled water
It has become a tradition for the CSA-PTA to offer snacks to the congregation after the Augustinian Family Mass. This year, however, acting on the spirit of oneness with our countrymen who suffered from the devastating floods, the CSA-PTA donated, on behalf of all the CSA parents, the budget allotted for the snacks, the amount of P37, 000 and 2,000 bottles of mineral water through GMA Kapuso foundation.
CSA Personnel Development Program in full swing.
The administrators, faculty members, members of the administrative staff of Colegio San Agustin do not only attend to the daily chores of running a school or attending to the needs of the students. Great is their effort to improve themselves, academically, socially, spiritually and physically.
High School teachers and students in two separate international stints
Jose Juan Reyes, High School Music teacher and choir director of the CSA Chorale left last July 8, 2012 for
Cincinnati, Ohio with the Philippine Kammerata Singers to compete in the 7th World Choir Games 2012 from July 10 to July 14. Yuan, as he is fondly called, assists Joseph Lizardo as conductor of the choir.
CSA Athletes shine in the 2012 Palarong Pambansa
The NCR Volleyball team reigned as champion of the recent Palarong Pambansa held last May in Lingayen, Pangasinan. Five of the eleven members of the NCR team came from Colegio San Agustin-Makati.
THE SEARCH IS ON!
Fr. Horacio R. Rodriguez, OSA, has declared open the contest for the best Augustinian research paper for the School Year 2012-2013. The contest, in two categories, is open to all CSA-Makati students from Grade 7 to Grade 12, teachers, staff, alumni, and parents. The invitation is extended to Augustinian priests, seminarians, nuns and novices.
GUIDELINES FOR THE SEARCH JOURNAL
This search for the best research papers is open to students of Colegio San Agustin from Grade 7 to Grade 12, personnel, alumni and parents.
MY DREAM INTERVIEW CONTEST
TWENTY students and five teachers who have been dreaming of qualifying for the global competition that could take them to Madrid, Spain, are now one step nearer that goal.This paper’s editors have chosen the five team finalists in the INQUIRER in Education My Dream Interview (MDI) contest. The even better news is that everyone in these teams is getting a Nokia Asha 200 (qwerty dual-SIM) phone, thanks to contest copresentor Nokia Philippines.
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