Grade School Goals

As a Grade School

It is an academic institution that provides pupils with basic education and formation. Its work is to “lay solid foundations” that prepare its pupils to become well-rounded individuals. This means that the school shall equip the pupils with basic tools of knowledge, understanding, skills, habits, attitudes and values which are immediately needed for secondary schooling and eventually for higher levels of  formal education as well as for life-long use. This can be realized through excellent instruction and formation, robust research and vibrant community service.

As a Catholic School

It brings pupils to Christ, who is the Heart of the Church.  It strives to cooperate with the Divine Grace in the formation of young Christian boys and girls committed to the truth about God, man, and nature.  It aims to develop in the pupils the following:

  1. 1. Continuing search for truth in all disciplines leading to the ultimate truth, Jesus Christ;
  2. 2. Understanding of the importance of the integraion of Christian doctrine, moral, and prayer life;
  3. 3. Respect for diversity of faith;
  4. 4. Desire to constantly love and serve the Lord.

As a Jesuit School

It helps pupils to experience the Ignatian way of living and to share in the mission of the Society of Jesus according to their level of maturity.  It aims to develop in the pupils the following:

  1. 1.  Humanistic habit of mind that includes critical thinking;
  2. 2.  Excellent perdonal, social, and communicaion skills;
  3. 3.  Sensitivity to cultures and faiths -- one's own and others;
  4. 4.  Ability to reflect and make good judgment and to put such decision into action;
  5. 5.  Leadership in various human undertakings as a form of commitment and serviceto God and others;
  6. 6.  Virtues that enable them to promote faith that does justice.

As a Filipino School

It supports the continuing development of the country towards a better quality of life for Filipinos.  It aims to develop in the pupils the following:

  1. 1.  Understanding and appreciation of their Filipino identity, values, and culture;
  2. 2.  Sensitivity to the culture of the Muslims and the Lumads (indigenous peoples) in Mindanao;
  3. 3.  Deeper commitment, loyalty and love for one's country;
  4. 4.  Appreciation, protection and preservation of the country's products, natural resources, historical places, and tourist spots;
  5. 5.  Leadership spirit in the service of Philippine Society especially in Mindanao;
  6. 6.  Understanding of the concept of peace that is manifested through words and deeds;
  7. 7.  Understanding of the truth that creation of wealth and its equitable distribution is an imperative to social justice;
  8. 8.  Growing awareness of global challenges and issues in relation to Philippine context.

Calendar of Activities

Field Demo 29 Oct 2015
Field Demo Dress Rehearsal 28 Oct 2015
GS United Nations' Day Program 22 Oct 2015
Grades 1-6 Living Rosary 21 Oct 2015
Araling Panlipunan Week 19 Oct 2015 to 23 Oct 2015
2nd Quarter Assessment/Periodical Test 07 Oct 2015 to 09 Oct 2015
TEACHERS DAY 05 Oct 2015
Feast of the Archangels - Blessing of October Medals 02 Oct 2015
KAB Scouts & Star Scouts Investiture 02 Oct 2015
Gr. 3 First Communion 27 Sep 2015
Second Quarter Long Test for Grades 5 & 6 08 Sep 2015 to 15 Sep 2015
First Quarter Card Day (Whole Day) 04 Sep 2015
Opening of Classes 08 Jun 2015
Pupil Orientation Days (half day schedule) 08 Jun 2015 to 10 Jun 2015
Orientation for New Pupils with their Parents 06 Jun 2015
Orientation for Honors Class Pupils and their Parents 03 Jun 2015
GENERAL FACULTY CONVOCATION 01 Jun 2015
Annual Faculty Retreat 30 Mar 2015 to 01 Apr 2015
Gr. 6 Graduation Day 26 Mar 2015
Gr. 5 Recognition Day (AM) 25 Mar 2015
Gr. 3 Recognition Day (AM) & Gr. 4 Recognition Day (PM) 24 Mar 2015
Gr. 1 Recognition Day (AM) & Gr. 2 Recognition Day (PM) 23 Mar 2015
Kindergarten Moving Up 19 Mar 2015
St. Joseph Mass - Year End Mass 19 Mar 2015
Gr. 6 Graduation Bash 18 Mar 2015
ARAW NG DABAW (holiday) 16 Mar 2015
Gr. 6 National Achievement Test 12 Mar 2015
Grades 1-5 4th Qtr Periodical Exam 03 Mar 2015 to 05 Mar 2015
Faculty & Staff Lenten Recollection 03 Mar 2015
Grade 6 4th Qtr Periodical Exam 27 Feb 2015 to 03 Mar 2015
Grades 1&2 Day Camp - Badge Ceremony/Thinking Day 27 Feb 2015
EDSA Revolution (HOLIDAY) 25 Feb 2015
Grade 1 Speech Festival 24 Feb 2015
Grade 2 Speech Festival 23 Feb 2015
Gr 3 Star Scout Badge/Thinking Day 20 Feb 2015
Chinese New Year (HOLIDAY) 19 Feb 2015
ASH WEDNESDAY 18 Feb 2015
Grade 3 Field Trip 16 Feb 2015
Grade 6 Speech Festival 12 Feb 2015
Grade 5 Speech Festival 11 Feb 2015
Grades 3 & 4 Speech Festival 09 Feb 2015
Community Engagement - ADECOR Samal Island 31 Jan 2015
4th Qtr. Long Test 26 Jan 2015 to 02 Feb 2015
Information Technology week 26 Jan 2015 to 30 Jan 2015
Community Engagement - ADECOR Samal Island 24 Jan 2015
● Sinulog Celebration 23 Jan 2015
● 3rd Qtr. Card Day 23 Jan 2015
Papal Participation: IYC Mass with the Pope 18 Jan 2015
Community Engagement - ADECOR Samal Island 17 Jan 2015
Ignatian Youth Camp 13 Jan 2015 to 17 Jan 2015