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Dear Alumni…

February 2, 2010

Dear Alumni,

As a fellow alumni and faculty coordinator I am writing to request your important participation as a sponsor of the renovation of the faculty room that was completely burned 2 years ago. We need to raise P5 million pesos so that we can finish the job before June.

The 35 teachers occupying the faculty room are relocated in a lab with two teachers sharing 1 table each. It has become difficult for them to do their job in such conditions. We would like to start renovation this quarter and hopefully give the teachers the space they need by June. We are raising P6 million pesos for this project and we have so far raised P1 million pesos.

As you think back on your time in PSHS, you may, as I do truly appreciate what a PSHS education has meant to you through the years since graduation. And, I hope those memories will inspire you to consider a generous gift in honor of our teachers.

Donations may be coursed through the PSHS Foundation with the following options :

  1. Cash or check donations
    • For payment at the PSHS Office, 2nd floor PSHS
    • For pick up (call the PSHSFI office)
    • For deposit to: PSHS Foundation Inc.
      • BPI Current Account No. 4431-0000-54
      • BPI Dollar Account No. 4431-0000-39
      • BDO Savings Account No. 9011-0838
      • Metrobank Current Account No 007-186-51649-0
  2. SMS/Text Donations
    • Globe G-Cash: Type ‘amount_MPIN(4 numbers) and send to 2882-917-577-4734
    • Smart Money: (Please call 924-0655)ul
  3. US-based donations through Ayala Foundation at www.af-usa.org Upon receipt of your donation, the Ayala Foundation will issue an official receipt and acknowledgment receipt. These documents are important when you file and claim tax deductibility. They will then inform us of your donation and transfer the donation to our account.

Please send your deposit/transaction slip via fax (924-0655) or email pshsfoundation@yahoo.com or text/sms Liza Claveria (+63922) 8558420. Indicate that the donation is for the faculty room.

Once again, thank you very much for your continuous support and cooperation.

Gene Andres
Chief, Curriculum and Instruction Services Division
PSHS Main Campus
Batch ‘84

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Maraming salamat at Maligayang Pasko

 

In behalf of all the children who participated in the recently conducted Streetkids’ Christmas Party in UP Diliman, we would like to thank you for your support, participation, donation, and other contributions to the project. We hope that you enjoyed the activity as much as we all did. Some of the children who showed up have been attending the activity since 2006 and we know that the annual tradition is something they look forward to during the holiday season. We also know that it means a lot to them that there are people out there like you who go out of their way to share what they have and let them enjoy themselves even if only for a day.

So again, maraming salamat.

Maligayang Pasko. We wish you and your loved ones all the best for the coming years.

Sincerely,

Pisay 96

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Happy Birthday Michelle!

Michelle

Once a year we do this thing where we get a chance to see her cry. You may know her as Michelle, to others simply Mic, and to some Micamaldita. But to all of us she’s the girl that’s been keeping the spirit of volunteerism alive in Pisay ’96. Happy, happy birthday Mic!

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Congrats Tubay!

Congratulations to Rossette Yabut for topping the list of the country’s newly-licensed Interior Designers.

Rossette, or Tubay as we all fondly know her, received her degree in Interior Design from the De La Salle University – College of Saint Benilde. She then proceeded to teach at the PSHS Main Campus.

I guess this just proves that she’s not only one of the country’s brightest, she’s one of the most creative as well.

;)

Photo by Joey

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PABL Championship Game, 96 vs 98

The stage is set…

Pisay Alumni Basketball League 2008

CHAMPIONSHIP GAME:
Batch 1996 versus Batch 1998
PSHS MultiPurpose Gymnasium
September 3, 2008 – Wednesday
1930H

A rematch of the 2005 season’s finale…
Batch 96 aims to get their third title while Batch 98 wants their share of PABL glory.

Everyone is invited to come and watch the action!

LET’S GET IT ON!!!

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Maraming maraming salamat po.

In behalf of the Dumagat community of Norzagaray, Bulacan, we would like to thank everyone who contributed to the success of the recently-conducted medical mission in Sierra Madre. Last weekend, our team provided medical service to approximately 200 IPs from Sitio Anuling. They were also provided with medicine and food which were made available through your generous donations. In addition, a group of volunteers conducted basic art classes for the children of the community. Again, none of these would have been possible without your help.

Our special thanks goes to the people who gave their time and expertise to ensure the accomplishment of our goals. We thank the doctors and nurses who carried out the medical consultations despite the weather conditions. We also thank the doctors who, regrettably, were not able to participate in the medical mission but nevertheless, provided time and knowledge when necessary during pre-event consultations. Again we thank everyone who gave donations in cash and in kind. Your generous gifts went a long way and were very much appreciated. Lastly, we wish to thank our corporate sponsors B Takeda, Bayer, and Unilab for their kind gifts of medicine that were very crucial to the success of the project.

The Dumagats are one of our many communities and there are more out there who are in need of aid and assistance. Hence, despite the many hurdles that are inevitably part of organizing community activities, we will continue sharing what we have, doing what we can, and contributing towards nation-building. And as we go along the way, we hope that we will still be able to count on your support and generosity and that you will continue to be one with us in trying to achieve our vision of a better Philippines and a better way of living for our Filipino brothers and sisters.

Maraming salamat po.

UP Outdoor Recreation Group
Philippine Science High School Class of 1996

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Medical Mission for the Dumagats of Sierra Madre

The UP Outdoor Recreation Group (UP ORG), in cooperation with the Philippine Science High School Class of 1996 (Pisay 96), will be conducting a series of medical missions for this year in two indigenous communities: namely, the Dumagat tribes in Sierra Madre and the Aeta Tribes in San Jose, Tarlac.
The Dumagats and the Aetas depend greatly on nature to survive but only on meager supply. The Dumagats have to take a 2-hour banca ride (if there is banca available to them) to get to Norazagaray, Bulacan to trade yantok for rice, salt, and medicines. On the other hand, the Aetas have to wait for the truck that comes to their place once a week. This is where they get the chance to trade their charcoal with some supplies that the truck had brought like instant noodles, junk foods, canned goods, and medicines, if there’s any. Without the truck, the Aetas will travel by foot, carrying loads of charcoal and will arrive a day after at the marketplace. This trading system emanated greatly from need of food and medicines, although, their medical and health needs were being set aside because they can only barter for rice and salt as main necessity.

The first of the med missions will be held on August 16-17 to benefit the Dumagats of Sierra Madre particularly in the area of Norzagaray, Bulacan.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEER DOCTORS AND KIND SOULS WHO WOULD LIKE TO DONATE OR HELP SOLICIT MEDICINE FOR THE PROJECT.

Please contact Michelle (YM: micamaldita, Mobile: 09204469728, Email: mencomienda@gmail.com) to donate, volunteer, or for any questions or concerns.

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