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New MHSS Parents’ Council Officers Elected

Tuesday, September 20, 2011A new set of officers for the Malayan High School of Science (MHSS) Parents’ Council Inc. for the school year 2011-2012 has been elected during the general assembly of parents and teachers at the MHSS gymnasium last month.

Dr. Belen Dofitas is the new council president, while Jedel Agron is the vice president. Nancy Villanueva has been elected secretary; Marianne Paje, assistant secretary; Helenio Seraspi, treasurer; Dennis Monor, assistant treasurer; Marcela Flores, auditor; and Viven Andino, PRO.

Meanwhile, the year-level representatives are the following:

First year

Second year

Third year

Fourth year

Viven Andino
Dennis Monong
Clemmie Policarpio

Jedel Agron
Marcela Flores
Helenio Seraspi

Belen Dofitas
Marianne Paje
Nancy Villanueva

Manuel Chuaunsu
Enriqueta Nagrampa
Cornelia Pagulayan


During the opening program, which was held on August 20, Mr. Antonio Eala presented the accomplishments of the past council. Eala is the president of the council for SY 2010-2011.

The past council’s accomplishments included the holding of the 2nd Family Day, initiation of MHSS Safe School Program courtesy of Dr. Dofitas, and holding of parenting seminar every card-giving day, among others.

Dr. Dofitas also presented the results of the safe school program survey during the general assembly. The data served as the basis for crafting the safe school program of MHSS. The respondents included students, teachers, school staff and parents.

A brand new Casio electric organ was also turned over to the school principal, Dr. Efren B. Mateo, as part of the donation of the Parents’ Council.

Activities

According to Dr. Dofitas, her team “has lined up relevant and interesting activities that will enhance our children's stay” in MHSS.
“We will continue supporting the Safe School Program that was initiated by the Council in 2010. We will be inviting a speaker to share ‘Safety Tips for Commuters’ during our parenting seminar on November 5, 2011. We will also support and participate in the coming MHSS Safe School Day which will advocate for a bully-free environment,” she said.

The group, she said, also aims to improve the social and physical well-being of the students. To ensure this, she said they have planned several activities, including:

  1. A personality development seminar on social graces. This will be for the 3rd and 4th year students prior to the Junior-Senior Prom.
  2. A dengue prevention drive as suggested by concerned parents. Health information through lectures will be held and print material will be given, specifically on dengue, personal protection against mosquitoes, and how to prevent the dengue-carrying mosquitoes from proliferating.
  3. During National Skin Week in November, a free Skin Clinic consultation will be held at MHSS for the students, school staff, and the surrounding community as well.

Also, they have come up with activities that will encourage camaraderie and cooperation among parents, teachers, and students, namely Friendship Night and Induction of Officers on Sept. 23; Christmas party (Parent Council & Teachers) in December; and Family Day on January 29, 2012.

“We are looking forward to another fruitful year!” she added.

The officers of the MHSS Parents' Council for SY 2010-2011 pose with MHSS president Dr. Reynaldo Vea and MHSS principal Dr. Efren Mateo during the August 20 general assembly.

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