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Year

 

SSC

 

Priory

 

Philippines


1920

 


St. Scholastica's Free School opens at the Singalong-Estrada corner of the campus

 


St. Scholastica’s Free School (1920)

 

The High School unit introduced its non-formal secondary curriculum with 20 girls and 12 boys enrolled

 


High School graduates (1920)
 

 


Mother Clodesindis Lueken comes as visitatrix; the following year she is appointed the new prioress of Manila

A free school is opened at the back of St. Scholastica's College.

A novitiate in the Philippines is formally started

 


Peasant organizations established in the 1920's seeking an end to the problems of debts, high rents, rice shortage, unfair labor practices and land grabbing


1921

 

 

 

 


A parish school in Navotas is started at the request of the parish priest, but is short-lived

 

Nov 30:  The Sisters take over the administration of St. Alphonsus' Catholic School in Opon, Cebu

 


St. Alphonsus Catholic School

 

 

 


1922

 

 


Apr 22:  Start of construction of new and larger chapel

 

Feast of St. Benedict:  blessing of new chapel

 


        The School Chapel (1922)

 

Nov 22:  First St. Cecilia's Concert
 

 


The Sisters agree to administer the Bacolor Catholic School of the parish of Bacolor, Pampanga.  It is renamed  St. Mary's Academy

 

Another school in Pampanga is taken over for administration - Holy Family Academy in Angeles

 


Holy Family Academy, Angeles today

 


Feb 17: Manuel L. Quezon organizes the Nacionalista-Colectivista Party

 

Jun 16: President Harding requests the American government that independence be granted to the Philippines

 

The first radio station goes on air


1923

 

 

 

 

 

 


Jul 17:  All Filipino members of Governor-General Leonard Wood's cabinet resign in protest of his arbitrary acts

 

1924 

 

 

 


Next in the line of schools is Our Lady of Lourdes Academy in Mambajao, Camiguin

 

Holy Infant Academy is opened in Tacloban, Leyte

 

Still another school opens that year: Sacred Heart Academy in Cavite 

 

 

 


1925
 

 


Appraisal of schools by the Board of Educational Survey:  "Almost invariably, the secondary schools of the Church are of a higher quality than are the primary.  Some of them such as De La Salle College for boys and Santa Escolastica for girls situated in Manila maintain the highest standard with reference to physical plant, equipment, teaching personnel, and methods of instruction"

 

 


The bishop asks for Sisters to run Assumption Academy in San Fernando, Pampanga

 

Assumption Academy,
San Fernando, Pampanga

 

 

 


1926
 

 

 

 

 


The Sisters take over the administration of the Immaculate Conception Academy in Boac, Marinduque

 

 


Jul 26:  Philippine government asked the U.S. to plebiscite for independence


1927
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mother Pacifica Gerding is appointed the new prioress of Manila.  Mother Clodesindis elected prioress general
 

 

 

 

1928

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aug 14: Jose Abad Santos becomes secretary of justice in Governor-General Stimson's Cabinet

 

 

 

1929

 

 

 


Graduates (1929)

 

 

 

Sisters start mission work in Mexico, Pampanga

 

 


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