SORITA & DIAMANTE CROWNED KING & QUEEN AT THE CASAN FORMAL BALL

Winners of the special awards pose after being proclaimed winners during the Casan Formal Ball at the Main Ballroom of Alabang Country Club last Friday, 3 March 2017.  From L to R are Kent Caro and Danica Conti (Faces of the Year), Manuel Carlo Cabailo and Bianca Reyes (Mr, & Ms. Junior) Jeric Jacob Sorita (Mr. Science 2017), Stephen Sorita and Nicole Diamante (King and Queen of the Ball) Zia Villarente (Miss Science 2017) Johann Mabanto and Janielle Cullado (Mr. & Ms. Senior), Nathaniel Luiz Alsim and Reign Vales (Stars of the Night)

Winners of the special awards pose after being proclaimed winners during the Casan Formal Ball at the Main Ballroom of Alabang Country Club last Friday, 3 March 2017. From L to R are Kent Caro and Danica Conti (Faces of the Year), Manuel Carlo Cabailo and Bianca Reyes (Mr, & Ms. Junior) Jeric Jacob Sorita (Mr. Science 2017), Stephen Sorita and Nicole Diamante (King and Queen of the Ball) Zia Villarente (Miss Science 2017) Johann Mabanto and Janielle Cullado (Mr. & Ms. Senior), Nathaniel Luiz Alsim and Reign Vales (Stars of the Night)

Discotillioners prepare for the traditional dance performed in a non-traditional way.

Discotillioners prepare for the traditional dance performed in a non-traditional way.

Entryway to the Alabang Country Club where the Casan Formal Ball was held last Friday, 3 March 2017.

Entryway to the Alabang Country Club where the Casan Formal Ball was held last Friday, 3 March 2017.

Stephen Sorita and Nicoloe Diamante pose at the stairway of Alabang Country Club after being declared King and Queen of the Ball respectively.

Stephen Sorita and Nicoloe Diamante pose at the stairway of Alabang Country Club after being declared King and Queen of the Ball respectively.

Stephen Sorita and Nicole Diamante were declared King and Queen of the Ball during ceremonies at the Main Ballroom of the Ayala Alabang Country Clubhouse in Muntinlupa City where the Casan Formal Ball was held last Friday, 3 March 2017.
Other winners were Kent Caro and Danica Conti (Faces of the Year) Nathaniel Luiz Alsim and Reign Vales (Stars of the Night) Manuel Carlo Cabailo and Bianca Reyes (Mr. & Ms. Junior) and Johann Mabanto and Janielle Cullado (Mr. & Ms. Senior). Sitting as judges for the special awards that night were Ms. Bhevs Rolda, Ms. Yoly Jakosalem and Mr. Richard Pustasa.
The ball started promptly at 6PM and lasted until 12 Midnight in peaceful and orderly ceremonies highlighted by a Discotillion performed by selected Junior and Senior students of Casa del Niño Science High School.
This year’s Casan Formal Ball was the first time it was held outside a hotel and though the experience was tedious for the organizers, it was well worth it as the venue was grand and the attending students enjoyed the evening so much .
(Some photos courtesy of Dhastine Mana-ay of Casan Plug)

CDN Sports Development Office Spearheads Bingo Socials for Improvement of School Facilities

Students and parents alike enjoy several games of Bingo during the socials organized by the CDN Sports Development Office last Saturday, 11 February 2017.

Students and parents alike enjoy several games of Bingo during the socials organized by the CDN Sports Development Office last Saturday, 11 February 2017.

The Sports Development Office of the High School Department recently held a well-attended Bingo Socials at the CDN Gym last Saturday February 11, 2017 where parents and students alike enjoyed the games during a sunny but mild day.
The Grand Prize, a 32” TV Set was won by senior student Cedrick Tallada although the most coveted prize was a Bike won by a female student from Grade 9, Andrea Malabanan. The bicycle drew a lot of participants from the male student population as biking is one of the most popular sports activities for young men these days.
Prizes ranging from gift certificates to a sack of rice drew a sell-out crowd that gamely played the cards prepared by the SDO to fund several projects including a covered path for the use of students most specially during the rainy season. The Sports Development Office is led by its leader Mr. Dennis Cabanban.

JERIC SORITA AND ZIA VILLARENTE WIN MR. & MS. SCIENCE 2017

Jeric Sorita was adjudged Mr. Science 2017 along with Zia Villarente as Ms. Science 2017 in the pageant finals last Saturday, 28 January 2017 as the Foundation Celebrations of CDNSSI culminated in colorful ceremonies that featured Solid Mensuration as the theme.
Aside from the title, Jeric Sorita was overwhelmingly victorious as he won 9 out of 15 special awards that were decided by different sets of judges including Best in Talent Show, Best in Uniform, Best in Casual Wear, Best in Formal Wear, Mr Photogenic, Best in 3D Fashion, Mr. Personality, Teacher’s Choice and Audience Choice. Zia Villarente also won Best in Uniform and Best in Formal wear aside from the coveted title Miss Science 2017.
Runners up were Bryan Henson and Francesca Brazil (1st RU), Oliver Garcia and Tanya Granados (2nd RU), DJ Almadrones and Alyson Edora (3rd RU) and Lance Parreno and Jean Minosa (4th RU).
Miss Kristine Yatco won the Best Designer award for the costume of Aaron Mitra who wore a well crafted 3Dimensional leisure wear.
Judges comprised of alumni, some of whom won the titles during their time and are now professionals: Zoilo Go Jr., Lye Ocampo, Harvey Aguilar, Kristina Gillera, Francis Deo and Irish Bronoso. Last year’s winners, Kevin Belviz and Ella Tornea relinquished their crowns during the conclusion of the pageant last Saturday.
Mr. & Ms. Science is the most prestigious pageant of CDNSSI and is awaited not only by Casans but also by the community as well.

Jeric Sorita and Zia Villarente pose after being crowned Mr. & Ms. Science of 2017.

Jeric Sorita and Zia Villarente pose after being crowned Mr. & Ms. Science of 2017.

From Left to Right, Jeric Sorita , Mr. Science 2017, Kevin Belviz, Mr. Science 2016, Zia Villarente,Ms. Science 2017 and Ella Tornea, Ms. Science 2016.

From Left to Right, Jeric Sorita , Mr. Science 2017, Kevin Belviz, Mr. Science 2016, Zia Villarente,Ms. Science 2017 and Ella Tornea, Ms. Science 2016.

CDN RED STALLIONS BASKETBALL TEAM DECLARED LEAGUE OF SOUTHERN MANILA SCHOOLS CHAMPION OF 2017

The Varsity Basketball Team of Casa del Niño known as the Red Stallions recently were declared Champions of the Upper School Boys Division III of the League of Southern Manila Schools at the Brent International School last January 21, 2017.
Coming in 2nd Place was Elizabeth Seton School of Parañaque City while San Beda Alabang came in 3rd Place.
Also receiving other honors were Joben Tamonte and Marc James Baja who were jointly declared as Most Valuable Players and included in the Mythical Five during the Closing Ceremonies right after winning the Stallions’ last game at the Brent International School Gymnasium.
The CDN Red Stallions are trained by Coaches Aaron Mendoza and Dennis Cabanban of CDN Sports Development Office. This recent win proves that the Sports System of CDN is indeed effective and successful.

The Red Stallions pose with their coaches Aaron Mendoza (Leftmost) and Dennis Cabanban (Rightmost) at the Brent Int'l School Gymnasium after one of their preliminary games.

The Red Stallions pose with their coaches Aaron Mendoza (Leftmost) and Dennis Cabanban (Rightmost) at the Brent Int’l School Gymnasium after one of their preliminary games.

Institute of Sathya Sai Education Taps CDN Artists for Anniversary Cultural Show

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Miss Mace Cauilan (leftmost) and Miss Rola Cabalonga (2nd from right) receive their diplomas from the Indian Ambassador and Venezuelan Ambassadress during the event.

Miss Mace Cauilan (leftmost) and Miss Rola Cabalonga (2nd from right) receive their diplomas from the Indian Ambassador and Venezuelan Ambassadress during the event.

The audience applauds after the CDN artists render their last group song at the end of the play "The End of Education is Character".

The eudience applauds after the CDN artists render their last group song at the end of the play “The End of Education is Character”.

On December 10, 2016, Casa del Nino artists were tapped to perform during Institute of Sathya Sai Education’s Anniversary commemoration at the SGV Hall of the Asian Institute of Management Conference Center in Legaspi Village, Makati City. The event was also a belated celebration of the Chancellor’s Day as Sathya Sai Baba was born in November.
Aside from Casa del Nino Science High School Laguna students, Casans from CDN Ilagan, Isabela also performed in their colorful costumes as they did a Venezuelan dance to the delight of the Venezuelan Ambassadress Madam Capaya Rodriguez Gonzales who also presented Diplomas to Tr. Mace Cauilan and Tr. Rola Cabalonga who completed a diploma course on Education in Human Values at the Institute of Sathya Sai Education Thailand earlier this year.
Students from the Sathya Sai School Pillilia came in full force with their Pineapple dance.
The CDN Science High School students trained by Ms. Yoly Jakosalem starred in a play entitled The End of Education is Character written by Dr. Lakshmi Seetharam . CDN Malebox also sang two original songs composed by their mentor Mr. Chito Maramag who was inspired by Dr. Lakshmi’s play.
Overall, it was a tiring but fulfilling event that ended with a message from Dr. Rosario Acierto, CDNSSI President and a pillar of ISSE Laguna. The participation of CDNSSI was managed by Ms. Michelle Asiddao of ISSE Laguna.

MR. & MS. SCIENCE 2017 CANDIDATES LAUNCHED AT GABI NG CASA DEL NINO SA PASKUHAN NG SAN PEDRO

The 18 candidates of Mr. & Ms. Science 2017 pose at the San Pedro Town Plaza stage during the Gabi ng Casa del Nino sa Paskuhan ng San Pedrro.

The 18 candidates of Mr. & Ms. Science 2017 pose at the San Pedro Town Plaza stage during the Gabi ng Casa del Nino sa Paskuhan ng San Pedrro.

The 18 candidates of Mr. & Ms. Science 2017 were launched during the Paskuhan ng San Pedro last Wednesday, 14 December 2017 at the San Pedro Town Plaza.
10 boys and 8 girls paraded in front of the crowd as they introduced themselves to a huge crowd who came to watch the performances prepared for Gabi ng Casa del Nino as the school’s contribution to the Christmas project of the City of San Pedro, a yearly event that has been going on for many years now.
The Mr. & Ms. Science Pageant will have its coronation night on the 28th of January 2017 as the culminating activity of CDNSSI’s 36th Foundation Celebration.

GABI NG CASA DEL NIÑO SA PASKUHAN NG SAN PEDRO, MATAGUMPAY NA NAIDAOS

Ang mga nagtanghal na magaaral ng CDNSSI ay sama-samang umawit ng kanilang panghuling bilang sa Paskuhan ng San Pedro nung ika-14 ng Disyembre sa Gabi ng CDNSSI.

Ang mga nagtanghal na magaaral ng CDNSSI ay sama-samang umawit ng kanilang panghuling bilang sa Paskuhan ng San Pedro nung ika-14 ng Disyembre sa Gabi ng CDNSSI.

Nung ika 14 ng Disyembre 2016 mula 8 hanggang 930 NG, matagumpay na idinaos ang Gabi ng Casa del Niño sa Paskuhan ng San Pedro sa Liwasang San Pedro, sa pagitan ng lumang Munisipyo ng Bayan at Simbahan ng Parokya ng San Pedro.
Napanood ang ibat ibang grupo ng CDN tulad ng CADENCE sa pangunguna ni G. Kennedy Tabon, Music Club ni G. Eric Medenilla, Danzartes ni Gng. Bheverly Rolda, Malebox ni G. Chito Maramag at mga kasaling magaaral sa Mr. & Ms. Science 2017. Sumama din sa palatuntunan ang mga magaaral mula sa Casa del Niño Santa Rosa Campus.
Ang Paskuhan ng San Pedro ay taon taong ginaganap sa pangunguna ni Mayora Baby Cataquiz at sa bawat gabi ng Disyembre ay may ibat ibang eskwelahang nagtatanghal.
150 magaaral ng Casa del Niño ang nagtanghal nung gabing yaon na sinamahan din ng mga gurong umalalay sa mga mangaawit at mananayaw. Malaking pasasalamat ng lahat ang hindi pagulan nung oras ng pagtatanghal dahil masama ang panahon nung linggong iyon.
Sa mga natanggap na magagandang obserbasyong ibinahagi ng mga nanood, maganda ang kabuuan ng pagtatanghal at lubos na pinasasalamatan ang mga magaaral at mga magulang sa kanilang suporta sa palatuntunan.

CASA DEL NIÑO HOSTS SAN PEDRO MEDICAL SOCIETY TEEN CONGRESS

The Teen Congress was held at the newly built multi-purpose hall of CDN Montessori School in Phase 6, Pacita Complex, San Pedro, Laguna.

The Teen Congress was held at the newly built multi-purpose hall of CDN Montessori School in Phase 6, Pacita Complex, San Pedro, Laguna.

Doctors man the registration table during the seminar.

Doctors man the registration table during the seminar.

The participants from different schools listen intently to a doctor during the seminar.

The participants from different schools listen intently to a doctor during the seminar.

The San Pedro, Laguna Medical Society held its SPLMS Teen Congress last November 24, 2016 at the Function Hall of Casa del Niño Montessori School at Phase 6, Pacita Complex, San Pedro, Laguna with 9 schools participating. Several CDN Alumni Doctors were on hand to educate the attendees on the different diseases encountered by teenagers as well as promote the importance of a healthy lifestyle among the youth. It is adapted from the “Bulilit Congress” of the Philippine Medical Association which has similar goals but caters to younger students (Elementary Level). The Philippine Medical Association provided the modules used in the said activity.

Leading the team was CDN Alumnus Doctor Harvey Aguilar who came with Dr. Angelica Mae Hilario, Dr. Elarnie Carrios, Dr. Ricky Hipolito, Dr. Raquel Manalastas, Dr. Raquel Correa and two other CDN Alumni Physicians, Dr. Ryan Mortel and Dr. Bernadette Nepomuceno-Datu.

The congress was conducted through the help of Evangelista Medical Specialty Hospital.

Among the schools that attended the seminar were Adelina I National High School, Casa del Niño Science High School, Colegio de San Pedro Science High School, Immaculate Heart of Mary School, Mater Ecclesiae School, NBL Education System (formerly Catholic School of Pacita), San Lorenzo School, San Pedro Relocation Central National High School – Cuyab and Southville 3-A National High School.

Aside from the students, there were also 36 teachers and 8 school nurses.

The culminating activity of the congress will be a health challenge quiz among participating schools that will be scheduled on the first quarter of 2017.

CASA DEL NIÑO LAGUNA CHAMPIONS FROM SAN PEDRO CITY DECLARED TOPNOTCHERS OF SOUTHERN TAGALOG IN NAPSPHIL REGIONAL SCIENCE QUIZ BEE

The San Pedro City Science Team from Casa del Niño Science High School that was declared Champion in the Division Level Quiz Bee sponsored by LAPRISADA won the top spot again as the members overcame 3 clincher questions to eventually be acknowledged Champions again in the Regional stage of the contest sponsored by National Alliance of Private Schools Philippines last Tuesday, 22 November 2016. Held at the Hotel Dominique in Tagaytay City, the Casan representatives were led by one of their mentors, Mr. Herbert San Pedro.
Composing the award-winning team were Jose Gabriel Escorial, Vincent Carl Odiver, Julianne Pineda and Marcus Ariola who were trained by Ms. Olymp Compañero, Ms. Chesca Tamayo, Ms. Divina Lallaban, Mr. Dienel Manipol and Mr. Herbert San Pedro.
The group will continue their training in preparation for the National stage of the competition. However, no definite date or place have been given yet.

The Science Team members are shown displaying their trophy after the competition at the Lobby of the Hotel Dominique, Tagaytay City last November 22, 2016.  Standing from left to right are Vincent Carl Odiver, Julianne Pineda, Marcus Ariola and Jose Gabriel Escorial together with their mentor, Mr. Herbert San Pedro.

The Science Team members are shown displaying their trophy after the competition at the Lobby of the Hotel Dominique, Tagaytay City last November 22, 2016. Standing from left to right are Vincent Carl Odiver, Julianne Pineda, Marcus Ariola and Jose Gabriel Escorial together with their mentor, Mr. Herbert San Pedro.

Casa Del Niño ALUMNI AMONG 2016 BOARD PASSERS

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3-board-passers-layout-uno-smallSeveral alumni of Casa del Niño passed various Board Examinations for the year 2016.
Among those who passed their Board Exams were several Engineers namely, Ma. Carla de Leon of Batch 2011 (Electrical Engineer), Xyza Andal of Batch 2011 (Metallurgical Engineer), Nicole Medina Santos of Batch 2011 (Civil Engineer).
In the Health and Medical fields, the following successfully passed their Board Exams: Jenel Lyka Cabuang of Batch 2007 (Doctor of Medicine), Maryrose Dorothy Soliman of Batch 2006 (Doctor of Medicine) and Rachel Grace Querubin of Batch 2011 (Pharmacist).
Surely, there are more alumni out there who passed their Board Exams and so we ask those who know of CDN graduates who passed their exams or celebrated milestones in their lives to inform us as soon as possible so we can also acknowledge their achievements.