1st and 3rd Year Integration
by Margaux Umali, 3rd Year Batch Representative and
Aleli Arcete, 1st Year Batch Representative
Male music students participating in the sack race game
1st and 3rd year students during the tug-of-war game
As part of the Student Council’s St. Scho, School Ko ‘To (The
Legacy of 1906, The Challenges Beyond 2006) project, the “Koolasahan”
which was held on November 23-24, 2004 was
another long-term endeavor spearheaded by the 1st
and 3rd year batch representatives. This activity aims to
enhance community building through long-term
integration and mentoring program as juniors welcome freshwomen/men.
This effort hopes to create strong ties among
them through various activities they would engage in for the
rest of the school year.
The first day of the Koolasahan was marked with
getting-to-know you activities held at the B
and H building classrooms. A pair from 1st and 3rd
year classes was asked to stay at a specific classroom wherein they
were requested, through drawing of lots, to pick their big/little
sisters. The procedure was followed by establishing acquaintances
where the participants were instructed to say
a little something about themselves and also to prepare for the
upcoming Koolasalimpics. They composed cheers and assigned
team/individual players for each sports event.
was held on the second day of the Koolasahan, which
commenced with the cheering competition. The contestants enjoyed
participating in the various games such as sack race, the amazing
race and the tug-of-war.
is just a kick-off activity this year
and there is a lot more in store for the 1st and 3rd
year students. The second phase of this
event will be the launching of a
mini-lecture in February 2005. The objectives of the
activity are to
The fun run of
participants for the "amazing grace" race event
promote camaraderie between the batches
and to ensure that concerns of the freshwomen/men are properly addressed as they
receive support from their ‘sisters’/ ‘brothers’ in school.