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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






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







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








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






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 






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









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








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












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








Graduates (1929)




Sisters start mission work in Mexico, Pampanga



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