Shotoku Gakuin Interaction with Manresans

"Shotoku" means the virtues of the pine tree. A pine tree is known for its strength, sturdy in nature and ever green. Shotoku is a Catholic mission school in Matsue city which was established by the "Hijas de Jesus" Sisters on December 8, 1956, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary. As envisioned by Candida Maria de Jesus, foundress of the Congregation of the "Hijas de Jesus , the school's aim is the integral education and formation of youth based on the Gospel message of Jesus Christ. The "Hijas de Jesus" educative centers exist in the three continents: Europe, Asia and South America... (http://www.shotoku-h.ed.jp/hs/english/index.html)

“God Made Me Special” -- Kiddie Manresans Got Talent

by: Marilou Perez- Paquibot

“I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made: your works are wonderful, I know that full well.” --Psalm 139:14

Astounded when you watch somebody performs on stage in the different talent shows? Mesmerized as each performer shows his talents? Searched for individuals who made a scene on stage? Then, search no more as the Preschool Department crowded its stage of the different talents and skills by the little ones as they held the “KIDDIE MANRESANS GOT TALENT” with the theme: God Made Me Special, last November 27 and 28, 2014... [read more]

Groundbreaking Ceremony

By: Ms. Loi Mandario

God wills it! Indeed, God is so good that He made things possible. The desire to build the K-12 building came into reality when the groundbreaking ceremony took place last December 8, Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Despite the drizzle brought by typhoon Ruby, the F.I. Sisters, headed by Sr. Mary and Sr. Lynn, together with some employees, maintenance personnel and workers gather together to witness the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the Senior High School building...

Manresans Celebrate National Book Week 2014

Theme: Philippine Libraries: Future Possibilities

Indeed, it was fun. It has full of surprises. It was a success. November 17-21 were the busiest days in the Learning Resource Center as the LRC personnel provided interesting, exciting, educational and challenging activities to the teachers and students.

Activities: [click an activity to see photos]
- Coloring Activity
- Public Speaking-Freedom Wall
- Fiesta Arch Making
- Slogan Making Contest
- Mural Wall-Pick a Prize
- Modelling Arena
- Junior Librarians
- Book Fair
- Film Viewing
- Genyo integration
- Book Exhibit w/ Pope Standee
- Recognition and awarding

To all those who supported us and participated in the different activities, thank you. To all those who received prizes, awards, tokens and all the winners, congratulations!


Sr. Anna-Maria Cinco, FI

Some of our students attended Bo Sanchez’ Kerygma Conference (“Lifted High”) at the PICC and MOA last November 20 (Thu.) to 23 (Sunday). For the first two days, Mrs. Vina Dimanalata, Mrs. Lanie Panaligan, Sr. Fely de Jesus, F.I. and Sr. Anna-Maria Cinco, F.I., accompanied them. For the weekend, Sr. Emelinda Falsis, F.I. and some teachers and staff attended, too, with Sir Francis Esmetalda and Ms. Shenandoah Tejada joining the students, Sr. Fely and Sr. Anna. We were truly proud of our Manresans as they participated actively in the conference, with simplicity and friendliness...

There you are! Congratulations, Manresans, for being open to God’s presence and action wherever you go!

“I Can!”: Practical Life Skills Development Program

By: Marilou Perez- Paquibot

Running after your preschool child to button or unbutton his uniform? Seeing him asking his “yaya” to zip up or unzip his pants? Or asking you to tie his shoelace over and over again?

Integrating Technology in the Preschool Classroom

By: Marilou Perez-Paquibot

Today’s learners in the preschool classrooms are very curious about everything. They enjoy ouching and manipulating things they see. They explore their abilities to create and communicate through different media around them.

Digital technologies are no exemption to them. Have you seen the signs around you?

“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.” – David Warlick

“My Yaya”: A Significant Adult

By: Mrs. Marilou Perez- Paquibot

Manresa School Guidance Center together with the Parents’ Auxiliary see the “yaya” as significant adult affecting the child’s well- being and organized a “Yaya Empowerment Seminar”, held last November 22, 2014 for the Preschool and Grade 1 level “yaya/s” entitled “Pagpapaunlad sa Kakayahan ng mga Kasambahay” given by the Preschool counselor, Ms. Rosalie Cariño and Ms. Revelyn Gabriel, from Grade 1...

“Children do not care how much you know, until they know how much you care” -Teddy Roosevelt

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