Triple Celebration

March 3, 2014, marked the day of rejoicing for the school. Honors and victories won exalted the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Threefold celebration was held giving the highest glory to God and due recognition to the Stephenians who established a name for themselves in their own fields of excellence. The school Board of Trustees and Alumni Association Officers graced the celebration.

In the field of Arts, the school celebrates the triumph of our very own Jamia Mei Tolentino of 9th Grade has achieved during the On the Spot Postage Stamp Design Valentine’s Day Pinoy Style competition entitled, “Mahal Kita” sponsored by Philpost. This is the 3rd time that our students’ designs are made into Postage Stamps. The winning art work was featured among the stamps for the Valentine’s Day celebration. Unveiling and Awarding of the cash prize, souvenir frames and Certificate of Recognition was done at the Auditorium with Mr. Luis Carlos, Asst. Postmaster General for Marketing and Business Development, Ms. Elenita San Diego, Philatelic Division Manager, Bishop Dixie Taclobao, Chairman of SSHS Board of Trustees together with our hardworking school director Mrs. Marianne Y. Tan. Signing of the Official First Day Cover followed after.

As envisioned by the school to become a school after God’s heart, SSHS pushed on producing excellent learners in almost all fields so this day, the Stephenian Achievers are honored together with their parents who supported them all the way.

For the 2nd time, our school was represented and honored in the ‘Ani ng Dangal’ sponsored by Republic of the Philippines under the Office of the President, National Commission for Cultures and Arts. On this year’s 6th ‘Ani ng Dangal’, Trisha Co Reyes and Jamia Mei Tolentino of 9th Grade have again achieved the highest level of artistic excellence in visual arts. They are recognized for the honor they brought to the country and the school.

The school, having a strong curriculum has already made a name in the area of Science and Math. This academic year 2013-2014, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) awarded fourteen (14) of the Stephenians the Youth Excellence in Science (YES) Award; seven from Elementary and seven (7) from High School.

ELEMENTARY

1. Gabriel Joseph Pua (VI Joy) - bronze - 10th International Mathematics and Science Olympiad, Tagaytay

2. Matthew Eric Tan (VI Joy) - silver medal - 10th International Mathematics and Science Olympiad, Tagaytay; bronze -15th Po Leong Kok Primary Math World Contest, Hongkong

3. Sherwin Adrien Tiu (VI Mars) - bronze - 10th International Mathematics and Science Olympiad, Tagaytay; bronze - 2013 International Mathematics Competition, Singapore

4. Immanuel Josiah Balete (IV Pearl) - bronze - 10th International Mathematics and Science Olympiad, Tagaytay; bronze - 2013 International Mathematics Competition, Singapore

5. Daryll Carlsten Ko (IV Pearl) - bronze - 2013 International Mathematics Competition, Singapore

6. Monica Manlises (IV Pearl) - bronze - 2013 International Mathematics Competition in Singapore

7. Joshua Andrei Tan (II Chico) - gold - 2013 King of International Mathematics Contest; bronze - 2013 Environmental Green Cup Search for Math Wizards; bronze - 2013 Math International Asia Cup - all held in Hongkong

HIGH SCHOOL

8. Nathanael Joshua Balete (H.S. 4 Violet) – Gold (group category) and silver (individual category) - Asia Intercities Teenagers Mathematics Competition, Indonesia; bronze - Bulgaria International Mathematics Competition, Bulgaria

9. John Thomas Chuatak (HS 4 Violet) - silver - Bulgaria International Mathematics Competition, Bulgaria

10. Rodwick Matthew Go (HS 4 Violet) - gold - 2013 Math International Asia Cup; bronze - King of International Mathematics Contest; bronze - 2013 Math International Asia Cup - all held in Hongkong

11. Marc Adrian Yu (HS 4 Violet) - gold - King of International Mathematics Contest; gold - 2013 Environmental Green Cup Search for Math Wizards; bronze - 2013 Math International Asia Cup - all held in Hongkong

12. Miko Johnson Co (Gr. 8 Violet) – gold - 2013 International Mathematics Competition, Singapore

13. Hans Markson Tan (Gr. 8 Violet) - gold - 2013 International Mathematics Competition, Singapore

14. Norwyn Kah (Gr. 7 Violet) - bronze - 2013 Environmental Green Cup Search for Math Wizards; bronze - 2013 Math International Asia Cup - both held in Honkong

Indeed the Lord blesses His people in abundance! Because of all the honors and achievements the Stephenians have brought to the country, two special recognitions from the Department of Education – National Capital Region were awarded to the school during the ‘2013 Parangal at Pasasalamat’ for its commendable performance in the International Mathematics and Arts competitions.

With rejoicing hearts we, Stephenians boldly declare “Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen.” (Ephesians 3:20-21)

Mon, 03-Mar-2014