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Vol. 1                The Official School Publication of Davao Winchester Colleges, Inc.                                  ...
THE LION‘S HEADJune– December, 2012                                               NEWS                                    ...
THE LION‘S HEADJune– December, 2012                                                NEWS                                   ...
THE LION‘S HEAD June– December, 2012                                       OPINION                                        ...
THE LION‘S HEADJune– December, 2012                                          OPINION                                      ...
THE LION‘S HEADJune– December, 2012                                     FEATURE                                           ...
THE LION‘S HEADJune– December, 2012                                 FEATURE                                               ...
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  1. 1. Vol. 1 The Official School Publication of Davao Winchester Colleges, Inc. June– December, 2012 Sto. Tomas celebrates Its 53rd year This two– week long celebration was filled with more activities that made the people of Sto. Tomas enjoyed. ―The days ahead will be The celebration started with Runsunny, the future will be bright, for Health last August 05, 2012, andand there will be bountiful followed with the series of activityblessings.‖ such as the Opening Salvo, This was an excerpt of the Agri– Organic Trade Fair, Specialweather forecast of Hon. Recruitment Activity and MCWAntonio F. Lagdameo Jr. Skills Training, DEPED Night,Congressman of the 2nd Blessing and Inauguration of NewDistrict of Davao del Norte for Public Market Buildings, LGUSto. Tomas during the Mobile, Business Sectors Night,culmination program of the Youth Festival, Cooperative Night,53rd Araw ng Sto. Tomas last Kasalan ng Bayan, DrumlineAugust 14, 2012 at the Sto. Competition, Sto. Tomas Got TalentTomas Cultural Gym. Season 3, and the Fireworks Display. The celebration started with a All of these activities werethanksgiving mass held at Sto. anchored to this year themeTomas National High School open ―Kiniusang Katawhan, Kiniusangfield and followed by the civicparade participated by the commu- Kaaukan, Alang sa Padayongnity, public and private offices, Kalambuan.‖private and public schools, and thewhole people of Sto. Tomas. The pride father of Sto. Tomas Hon. Maximo M. Estela (center) together with the SP -Joan B. Manlang After which, was the closing members at the left and Hon. Antonio F. Lagdameo at the right and other SB Membersceremony and was joined by the during the culmination program of Araw ng Sto. Tomas.officials from the provincial office, Lapitan goes RSPC’132nd district office and the he said that the greatest contribution of Governance and Excellence of Hismunicipal officials. Mayor Maximo M. Estela was the Service. According to Mr. Alex C. foundation that he built and this Present of this annual celebrationJordan Provincial Director of the foundation will not be hard for the were the Officials of the SangguniangDepartment of Interior and Local incoming leaders of this municipality. Panlalawigan, Sangguniang BayanGovernment during his speech, That is why Mayor Estela was Officials, Private and Public School honoured and appreciated by the DILG officials, and the and the community in and awarded for the Plaque of Good the business sector. DWC studs celebrate 2012 they felt and they were surprised by World Teachers‘ Day the gifts offered to them. The education students served as the subject teachers of the grade school and high school. While the SSG officers and other selected Hartwin Lapitan and Sir Ian Somosot when they received medal and certicate students were doing mimic to the administrators, faculty and staff. ―The program is successfully Division of Davao del Norte conducted its annual Division Schools and we were so happy and thankful Press Conference last October 18-20, because we feel warm in the students, 2012 at Maniki Central Elementary that they appreciated all of our hard School. works‖. School Guidance Councilor This was participated by both Mrs. Gerlie A. Fernandez stated. public and private elementary and secondary schools of Davao del ―With the help of the SSG Norte. officers and the SSG adviser as well Hartwin Lapitan a fourth year as the leadership of Madam Aurelia student was announced as 2nd placer in the Photojournalism English and O. Ortiz, the principal, the program is was qualified in the Regional Schools successful. Congrats! Job well done! Press Conference.The Heroes in their National Costume! ―, she added. The DWC Broadcasters ―My Teacher, My Hero‖ There were lots of The activity was filled with a ranked 5th in the said competition This was the theme during entertainment given by the dif- lot of surprises for the teachers and they were participated by Pearlinthe month long celebration of the ferent levels. The elementary are Cambarijan, Princess Diane Legaspi, games for them to enjoy their specialWorld Teachers‘ Day last first who gave cards, flowers, Shaira Mae Dnadoy, Chinphiline Lu, day.September 08- October 05, 2012. chocolates etc. to their beloved Therie Pearl Asupan, Niko Rey After this the teacher went toAll teachers all over the world teachers and after that, was Tiempo, and Lizyl Gerodias. Sto. Tomas National High School for Other DWC student– writerswere all united to celebrate the followed by the high school stu- the municipal wide celebration. who also participated were JennyTeachers day. dents who also gave their heartfelt Sweet Poliran, Joan B. Manlang, Livy The program started after gift to their teachers. Some of the -Hartwin A. Lapitan Mae Mollanida, Mariane Maethe flag ceremony. All teachers teachers are wiping their joyful Nalzaro, Vince Angelo Mabida, andwere requested to sit in front. tears because of the happiness that Christopher Reynold Niepes. ―It was unexpected, but still I am very happy because I am one step What’s Inside? closer in fulfilling my dream to be 3 Pres. Gentapanan Birthday 4 Anti– Bullying 6 Great Believer, Great Achiever qualified in the National Schools Press Conference‖ said Lapitan. 7 ―Believe in Yourself‖ 9 2012 New Discoveries 12 Pacman Knocks Out -Livy Mae O. 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  2. 2. THE LION‘S HEADJune– December, 2012 NEWS 2 DWC celebrates Nutrition Month‘ 12 In the afternoon, the DWC welcomes new most awaited search for Mr. and Ms. Nutrition and Jingle comers Competition began. Everyone was amazed by the creative wear of the different June 15, 2012, the participants and was also DWC conducted a General amazed in the Q and A portion. Orientation for the Basic In the end Japeth James Education. Candelon and Shara Mae Luna announced as Mr. and Ms. The purpose of the Nutrition 2012 both from the 4th orientation was to help the new year level. The fourth year and transferee students to know students were also declared as what are the rules and winners for the Jingle Contest, regulations of the school such poster and slogan making, and as proper wearing of complete quiz bee. For the cooking uniform. Aside from that, the contest viand and food display faculty and staff introduced contest Third Year Charity won themselves in order for theFruitful Place of DWC! the first place and for the native new students to know who are delicacy Second Year Hope got they and what subject they are ―Make a small vegetable these were Bulletin Board the first place.!‖ Display Contest, Quiz Bee, Poster According to Engr. This was the challenge uttered and Slogan Contest, Food Display Gentapanan, ―We must promote to Ms. Cyndie Zamora, theby Engr. Felizardo E. Gentapanan, everyone the importance of eating Supreme Student Government Contest, Cooking Contest, Jinglepresident of the Davao Winchester vegetables.‖ (SSG) adviser also introducedColleges, Inc. in his inspirational Contest, and Mr. and Ms. Nutrition This was also the day that the the new set of officers. Theymessage during the culmination 2012. SSG officers were inducted by the will take the responsibility inprogram of the 2012 Nutrition On the day of the culmination maintaining the cleanliness andMonth Celebration last July 31, it was an exciting and joyful event Pres. Gentapanan together with the orderliness of our school. There2012 at the DWC campus with the for the students. At 8:00 in the SSG adviser Ms. Cyndie R. Zamo-theme ―Pagkain ng Gulay Ugaliin, were also winchesterians who morning the food display contest ra.Araw-araw Itong Ihain‖. show cased their talent in started followed by the cooking of singing and dancing. The crowd There were a lot of contests thatshowed the importance of eating viand and native delicacy. were screaming when four ofvegetables to the students, our handsome and gorgeous -Hartwin A. Lapitan teachers, Sir Dadios, Sir Ian, Sir Jomar and Head Teacher Jay Cabal as they hit the dance Sophies crown Lakan DWC studs rank 3rd floor. and Lakambini It‘s more fun in DWC!! in Jingle Competition Christopher Reynold Niepes Filipinos used to paytribute to their own language. In -Vince Angelo Mabidaline with this, Winchesterianscelebrated the Buwan ng Wika2012 with the theme ―Tatag ng Berondo finishes 5th inWikang Filipino, Lakas ngPagka-Pilipino‖ which was a PopEdlong month celebration. ―Happy and Unexpected!‖ The different activities This was a three-wordof the said event were Tagisan message of Princess Nivea Berondong Talino , poster and slogan a II-Hope student , when she wasmaking contest, Pagkukwento, announced as the 4th placer inPagtutula, Sabayang Bigkas, and Municipal PopEd Quiz Bee lastKatutubong Sayaw. October 19, 2012 at La Libertad August 30, 2012, the National High School.culmination day the students as Among the private schoolswell as the teachers were only Davao Winchester Collegesrequired to wear their Filipiñana Winchesterians‘ winning moves during the Nutrition Jingle Competition Inc., participated the saiddresses. The principal, Dr. event .There were 16 participants inAurelia Ortiz presented the ―Oh! Mother, mother, mother, activities; Food Display, Poster and high school category.faculty. mother, mother, mother.‖ Slogan Making, and Jingle Making Because of her diligence and The most awaited search This was the shout of the 15 Contest. self confidence she made it, beatingfor Lakam and Lakambini which students from Davao Winchester With Bahay Kubo Concept the 16 participants from public schoolsparticipated by the different Colleges, Inc. during the Jingle DWC ranked third and beat three other at least she do her best and showgrade and year level wearing Competition last July, 2012 at the schools in the Barangay Tibal-og in everyone that her school istheir elegant Filipiñana dress for Municipal Teen Center as part of the Jingle Making Contest. Luckily, DWC competitivethe girls and Barong tagalong celebration in the 18th Nutrition won 2nd in the Food Display Contest. Berondo didn‘t expect tofor the boys was won by the Month with the theme ―Pagkain ng ―We did not expect that we will be victorious in the said contest butsophomores Joshua Clark Lopez Gulay Ugaliin, Araw– araw itong place 3rd in the contest, because there she was very glad for the support ofand Jenn Valerie Lacaba. It is Ihain.‖ were six schools competing both from her coach Mr. Jay Cabal, and covery joyful to see the beautiful The said activity was sponsored private and public.‖ said Princess -delegates that inspired her.and handsome faces of the by the officials of Brgy. Tibal-og. Diane Legaspi one of the participants The contest is one way ofcandidates. A lot of activities were initiated of the said competition. spreading the POPCOM‘S advocacy: The event was that show the importance of veggies The importance of eating ―Promoting Youth Development inspearheaded by Mrs. Aubrey T. Population, Health and Development in our body, such as Food Display, vegetables is the message convey in allGatillo and Myla D. Flores Poster and Slogan Making Contest, the jingles performed by the different for Local Government‖.together with the Filipino Club. Cooking Contest, and Jingle Making school participants. -Livy O. Mollanida Contest. -Joan B. Manlang DWC participated three of the THE LION‘S HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD THE LIONS‘ HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD
  3. 3. THE LION‘S HEADJune– December, 2012 NEWS 3 schools went to their respective Lapitan places 3rd areas for the starting of the Ms. Lee surprises DWC students in Sci-Math Quiz different events. Livymae HARTWIN A. LAPITAN Mollanida representative of the Unexpected! Math IV, Hartwin Lapitan for This was the only word Science IV, Diane Mirafloresuttered by Benhur Leithold for Science III, LurjeanLapitan with his coach Erik Mollanida for Math III, MarianeSilandote when he was Nalzaro for Science II, Arthurannounced as third place beating Montero for Math II, Benhurother quizzers from both public Leithold Lapitan for Science I,and private schools in Science Giselle Costillas for Math I,Grade VII last 2012 Sci-Math Christopher Reynold Niepes forquest, September 21-22, 2012 at Rubrics‘ cube and Henry Shinthe Luna National High School, Ruña and Chinphiline Lu for theLuna Kapalong Davao del Sci-Damath.Norte. It was a victorious day of all The 2 day competition winchesterians for anotherwas started with the short colours added to the institution.program in Luna, Kapalong gym It is now the springboard to alland ended with the speech of Dr. the students to strive for anotherJosephine Fadul, Schools victorious celebration for theDivision Superintendent. coming years. Soar High Win- After the program, the different chesterians! 1, 2, 3 Smile! Jennifer Lee together with the DWC Students during her visit. Pres. Gentapanan celebrates his 56th years The ever beautiful, sexy, ―She so stunning, I could not Chinphiline T. Lu alluring as everyone describe her Ms. imagine how beautiful she is‖, said Jennifer Lee said hi to her fans in Chinphiline T. Lu. DWC. Ms. Lee had a lunch together It was a great surprise to all DWC Administration, Faculty, and the DWC community when she staff. visited the school. She was the third artist It was July 28, 2012 when the visited DWC after Aiza Sequerra last second monthly examination had September of 2010 and Anton Diva. stopped because of the arrival of Ms. Lee. -Joan B. Manlang DWC participates STEP: DWC studs enjoy Technolympics Christmas party ―Joining the STEP: Christmas is the day of Technolympics developed my love and sharing. skills and my self– confidence.‖ This was true when DWC This was the message of a community celebrated their Charlo Rabaya a third year student Christmas Party with the theme who won 5th place in Innovative Christmas in our Hearts last Chicken Cookery during the STEP: December 19, 2012 at the DWC Technolympics 2012 last Campus. November 15-16, 2012 at Sto. They had a JingleHappy Birthday Engr. Felizardo Gentapanan!!! Tomas Cultural Gym. Competition which was This was participated with the participated by the Grade VII different private and public students to the Fourth Year elementary and secondary schools students. It was full of fun and fruitful years to come. of Davao del Norte Present in this annual In the end, Fourth Yearsurprises when Engr. Felizardo After the students surprisedE. Gentapanan celebrated his the president, the teachers and competition sponsored by the won the first prize, Second Year56th birthday last July, 2012. staff of Davao Winchester Division of Davao del Norte were second prize, third year third prize Indeed it was a great Colleges, Inc. amazed the Dr. Josephine Fadul, and the Grade VII fourth prize.surprised when all the students celebrator with their messages, Division Superintendent, district There were differentfrom Kinder to Fourth Year of- greetings and wishes. But it did supervisors, principals, and school competitions that were beingfered their sweetest smiles and not end up there, because they administrators. awarded that day, these are thegreetings and gave flowers to also showed their wonderful Davao Winchester Colleges, Parol Making Contest, and thethe celebrator. moves as they hit the dance floor Inc. Joined the said activity for the Most Number of Attendance. President Gentapanan for another shocked first time and won some of the For the Parol Makingwas glad and appreciated much performance from the Basic events; Mariah Tresha Villas 3rd Contest Grade VII– Faith got thethe effort, love and care, not on- Education Teachers, while the Place Flower Arrangement, First Prize, followed by the III-ly by the students, as well as to staff showcased their wonderful Henrhey Shin Ruña 5th Place Web Humanity, and ranked third wasthe faculty and staff. voice as they gave their song As he wished for the number dedicated to the Page Designing, Edwin Bangcasan the II– Confidence. And Grade VIIbetterment of the Davao celebrant. But the college and Jeric Donaire 5th Place also received the Most Number ofWinchester Colleges, Inc. instructor also gave messages Creative T-shirt Designing and he also gave thanks and greeting and offered a dance Printing, Vanessa Villaflor 10th After the general program,to the Lord for all of the presentation. Place Creative Hair Styling with each section proceeded in theirblessings that He has given to This will be the Facial Make– up, and Mary respective classroom for theirhim. beginning of a another year for Pudadera 10th Place Innovative lunch, parlor games, and There‘s a lot more when him as a president, dad, and Snack Preparation. exchanging of gifts.Dr. Aurelia O. Ortiz, principal of most of all as husband. ―It was indeed a great job for all ―It was great, I had a lot ofthe Basic Education gave a wish of us, we are hoping for a better fun and enjoyment.‖ said Reymarkto the celebrator, a wonderful HAPPY BIRTHDAY SIR! result next year and we will preparelife, good health, and more for it‖, said Mr. Ian S. Somosot, Rogon, SSG President. TLE Coordinator. -Live O. Mollanida THE LION‘S HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD THE LIONS‘ HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD
  4. 4. THE LION‘S HEAD June– December, 2012 OPINION 4 Cyber Crime Law Million Thanks to abuses freedom? Teachers On Rallies over here and there, Mynegative posts and comments on Viewsfacebook and twitter, Jenny Sweet P. Poliranadvertisements on televisions, itis done by those people who are Many of us want to be aoppose of the republic act. policeman, lawyer, doctor, chefNo.10175 and says ― No toCybercrime Law‖ . and especially a teacher. But Today, government is too have you ever wondered of howdeaf and blind that they cannot you are going to achieve one ofhear and see the voices, actions these well as the feelings of many Have you ever askedFilipinos. President Benigno that question to yourself? If youAquino III , where was the do, then this question could onlydemocracy that your mother andfather fought for? be answered by a single word The cybercrime prevention ―TEACHER‖. .act could see internet users They are our hopes.sentenced up to 12 years in They are the reason why weprison for posting malicious and We are studying to learn, Not to Bully learned different things. Do youoffensive comments and posts have your idol? If you do, whyon Facebook and twitter. But not idolizing hisher mentorshow about our freedom of It is defined as an act ofexpression? Just because one Students‘ first? Because the reason why repeated aggressive behavior in orderman‘s ego and reputation is Lives to intentionally hurt another person your idol became like this.bruised, the whole nation has to Mariane B. Nalzaro They have sacrificed either emotionally, verbally, oramend for it? No way! Maybe lots of things. Their prides andbecause those accusations were physically, bullying is characterized ego were vanished. Patience istrue and he is affected. Does bullying your peer make you by an individual behaving in a their greatest trait. Without it, Can we say that we love happy? certain way to gain power overthat person even though we hate they can‘t be called as teachers. One of the problems another person. Bullies may behavehimher that much? Never! We A simple respect to government is facing today is the this way out of jealousy or becausecan‘t take to be a liar just to them will express how much we campus bullying. It is a big question for they themselves are bullied. Whensave ourselves from being adore them. They are the sources us if it is good to pass the law against they leave school, they will mostimprisoned. If expressing of our wisdom.ourselves will be a crime, then campus bullying and the answer for likely carry on their bullying in the We didn‘t learn fromsend us all Filipinos to jail, but that is: Yes, anti-bullying law should be workplace. school. We learn because of ourwe need Wi-fi. passed for the students become aware There are lots of ways on According to many, our teachers. Our school is just a that they should avoid bullying in how to discipline a person. Bullyingdemocracy was fought by Ninoy place where we are molded to school. is not the answer. It cannot make youcontinued by Cory and stopped become a good fellow someday. We are in school to learn good happy; it will give you lots ofby Noynoy. People shouldn‘t be We must thank our things such as good values and also to problems, instead.afraid of their government. The terror teachers for giving us thegovernment should be afraid of be a person with high intellect not to One of the solutions to this knowledge and bringing us goodus because we are the law. We bully and hurt our peers. They are also problem is House Bill 5496, the Anti values. Indeed, they can becan get his throne whenever we sending in school to learn their lessons, -Bullying Act of 2012, seeks towant! called as ―Living heroes‖. We not to be bullied. promote greater awareness of the Sooner or later, the salute you teachers! According to the report in impact of bullying and how it can bePhilippines will be the most Manila Bulletin last January 17, 2012, prevented.famous for the new bilibidprison here will be recognized bullying is now the number one non Remember what Confucius Letter to the Editoras the ―World‘s largest jail ev- -academic issue that most educators said,‖Repay kindness with kindnesser‖. face, and is one of the top concerns of while repay evil with justice‖. And Dear Editor, Fun right? many parents. that said justice is not about I am happy that you bullying. have finally published our school paper after how many years. THE LION’S HEAD STUDENTS‘ SHOUT OUT I hope that this will EDITORIAL STAFF continue to give the S.Y. 2012-2013 ―Cyber Crime Law abuses our right to Winchesterians updates on the express!‖ different happenings in our IAN S. SOMOSOT -Judy Rose Solis school and gain a lot of Adviser IV– Wisdom information. HARTWIN A. LAPITAN ―Anti Bullying helps to fight those who Keep up the good work! Editor-in-Chief are weak.‖ -Princess Nivea Berondo Wisdomian ‘13 LIVY O. MOLLANIDA Associate Editor II– Hope ―I salute to the greatness of my teachers Dear Wisdomian ‗13, MARIANE MAE D. NALZARO JOAN B. MANLANG without them I could not learn what life We are glad to hear it Managing Editor News Editor is, how to enjoy my life to the fullest and from you. We will assure youJENNY SWEET P. POLIRAN CHINPHILINE T. LU the knowledge that will help me in the that we will continue what we Feature Editor Photo Editor future.‖ -Syrel Quiboy started. We will give youCHRISTOPHER REYNOLD A. NIEPES VINCE ANGELO B. MABIDA III– Charity information that will help you. Cartoonist Sports Editor ―STOP Campus Bullying, STOP Cyber We are hoping that you will Crime Law, THANK YOU VERY satisfy on this issue that we will CONTRIBUTORS MUCH TEACHERS!‖ give you.JAPETH JAMES G. CANDELON REYMARK M. ROGON -Benhur Leithold Lapitan Thank you! JUDY ROSE P. SOLIS Grade VII– Faith The Editor THE LION‘S HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD THE LIONS‘ HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD
  5. 5. THE LION‘S HEADJune– December, 2012 OPINION 5WINCHESTERIANS’ Pablo: Who shall be blamed? Tugonon should be the Miss Universe CHRISTMAS WISHES My believe in the warnings? Point These were the On questions that need answers. My―I wish that victims of Typhoon Is Questions that could not bePablo will find the 100% Livy O. Mollanida Opinionhappiness in their heart.‖ answered by everyone. Hartwin A. Lapitan -Arthur And now, many school Another Christmas Day children are suffering from this was ruined because of a never―I wish I could have good mistake. No classrooms to ―For me, being Miss Universe is expected disaster, tragedy, andgrades this 2013‖ conduct their classes, no papers not just about knowing how to speak a the worst phenomenon ever that -Chinphilline and pens to write their learning, specific language. It‘s being able to had happened in the Land of and no books to read fairytales influence and inspire other people. So Promise.―I hope that I will become slim and history. whatever language you have, as long as It was December 04,this coming year.‖ This could be prevented. 2012 as when Typhoon Pablo hit your heart is to serve and you have a -Niko Rey But despite of those the whole region of Mindanao. strong mind to show to people, then you sufferings the victims remain Davao Oriental and Compostela can be Miss Universe.‖―All I want this Christmas is hopeful, and happy that they Valley Province were the twoyou‖ could move on in their most who get affected by this This was the toughest and the best -Christian horrible moments in their lives. catastrophe. The most terrible answer of Ms. Janine Tugon a proud For those who are the was he killed more than―I hope that peace will still re- reason of this devastation, Filipina who had made whole the thousand of life and hundredsmain.‖ misfortune, and disaster please archipelago very happy and proud. were still missing. -Diane open your eyes, mind, and heart Who should be blamed? there will be no life are losing This was the third time that Is this a mistake of the―I am hoping that my wish will and missing if you take care of Philippines was joined in the Top 5 of the government who have not givenbe granted‖ mother earth. said competition. Last 2010 Ms. Venus the exact information? Those -Livy Sooner or later soon you who are illegal loggers and will be affected. Raj ended 4th Runner– up, Ms. Shamcey miners? Or to those who did not Supsup was announced 3rd Runner– up―More friends to come.‖ last 2011, and now Ms. Janine Tugonon -Mariane landed 1st Runner– up last December 20,―I hope I could found 2012 at Las Vegas, USA.someone.‖ A Mourning On -Jenny Christmas and Sad My But why it is that she ended up Views first runner– up? OMG, what had―I wish that their will be more New Year Chinphiline T. Lu happened? Is there any thing thatblessings to come for the whole happened during the pageant?Winchesterians.‖ -Vince ―We Wish You a Merry What makes him If we are talking about because Christmas and a Happy New different from the others, he Ms. USA is more beautiful than her I―I wish that she will love me the Year.‖ liked playing a violent video guess it is wrong. She could not make itway that I love her.‖ This is a joyful song game, choosing a military-style to Top 16, Top 10, and even Top 5 if she -Japeth sung by everybody every assault rifle as one of his Christmas day but not for the weapons. is not beautiful.―I am hoping for that I could family of those 20 six– graders Is this one of the reasonsmake it to NSPC.‖ and six adults died in the shoot why he killed those innocent There is a big reason why it -Hartwin out at Sandy Hook Elementary children and adults? Or he was happened. This is all God‘s will. Let us School in Newtown, not properly guided of what to hope that Ms. USA could do her―I wish that I could go to Connecticut. do by his parents? responsibility as Ms. Universe 2012. ThatSingapore this summer, and we It was a mourning To the parents, this is a she could continue the advocacy and thecould be able to make it in our Christmas and a sad New Year lesson to ponder. You should not legacy of being a Ms. Universe.journey to be taken.‖ also for the family of Adam let your kids play violent games -Sir Ian Lanza. His mother described nor play guns. See to it the your But as Filipino, we still remain him like other school graders eyes are always in your kids. humble and calm. Let us just support Ms. who wore their school uniform This should not be and go to school every morning. happened again and again. Tugunon on her journey as Bb. Pilipinas Universe and 1st Runner up in the Ms. Universe 2012, because for us, She will There were many people They used this bayanihan always be our Ms. Universe. Bayanihan Spirit And we do hope for the next who gave their help to the victims spirit for one reason, to win the of Pablo. But the Filipinos were hearts of these people for their year‘s competition there will a fair and I not the only one who offered their political ambition because good decision. On my own opinion. Say hands to the victims but also the elections is fast approaching. Good people from our neighboring How could they do this to Christopher Niepes countries like Malaysia, Thailand, all of us? How could they make Lion’s Head P.S. Indonesia, and Korea extended use of this mourning moment to Bayanihan is one of the their help to everyone. Not only gain popularity? ―She deserves to be in the Top 5 and she values that Filipinos are proud that even the United State of This should not be deserves to get the crown. off. America and United Nations happened. People of the -Niko Rey Tiempo This value was showed showed also this kind of spirit. Philippines please do not let this VI– Wisdom when Typhoon Pablo hit Davao That is why, despite of all kind of people ruined the Oriental and Compostela the pains that the victims felt Bayanihan spirit. If they are really ―They are both beautiful and they are Valley. Many were not because of the lost of their love concerned of the victims why they deserving. I love them both.‖ celebrating this Christmas Party ones, properties, and friends they let their names to come out, for -Dexter Portillo because they don‘t want to still remain hopeful because of publicity? Oh common! III– Charity enjoy while others were these people who did not feel Let us remain the true mourning and sad. This is what tiredness of helping others. spirit of BAYANIHAN. Bayanihan is. Instead, they go to ―Janine will always be my Miss Universe.‖ -Jeric Donaire ComVal and Davao Oriental and But a problem occurred, I Say Good to Bayanihan! gave goods, dresses, and II– Hope this was abused by many people, medicines. by many victims. THE LION‘S HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD THE LIONS‘ HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD
  6. 6. THE LION‘S HEADJune– December, 2012 FEATURE 6 She endures to face it and live Unforgettable You Great believer, Great achiever! her life again together with her family. A tribute to the world‘s greatest Hero, Onderwyser, Now at the age of 60, Mësues, Irakasle, Leraar, she continues her journey as Instruisto, Professeur, Lehrer, principal of Davao Winchester Maestro, Giáo viên, guro, Colleges, Inc. She is so glad to TEACHER! be with this school because she started that it is the only school You have been a part of in Sto. Tomas that caters the my life. Since I was young, The life of Dr. Ortiz is an education from pre-school, you motivate me to discover inspirable one to a student like me. elementary, secondary, Basic Even life filled with miserable and know about this cryptic Education, Vocational and world that we are living now. things but then she still standing Technical and Tertiary and soaring high to continue her You‘ve given me hope, journey. There were a lot of Education. She wants to develop the institution in the confidence and knowledge achievements that all students wanted to have. There were dreams implementation of its program to that help me to live as that were fulfilled because of her attain its visions, missions and individual. faith and perseverance goals. She want the students to e I considered her life as a like her in soaring high in its In my life, I met full of painful and tiring performance wherever they go different kinds of people who responsibilities but she still has the and whatever the trials they had different personalities and They say trials exist because spirit of being optimistic. Even her encountered. different attitude. But youGod wants to test your life achieve, there are lot of With her tiring but worthcapabilities. That‘s not true, He problems she encountered and one have the thing that nothing telling journey she learns thealready knows your capabilities of its biggest trial is that she suf- best things in life. Having a could compare because youmore than you could imagine. fered from an above the knee ampu- strong faith to God, believing in became our guardian, mentorMany trials exist because you need tation on the left leg. She never and a friend. yourself and especially believingto exercise one thing ―Faith‖. thought she could encounter illness God that He is always with us The line ―Believe to Achieve‖ like this. She felt that she can‘t sur- protecting and carrying in times You mold us the beautyis from the person who has a great vive the trials she‘s facing. But thensentiment in life. She has the beau- when we think that baggage are of education, even sometimes, by her strong faith in God, supports too heavy to carry. Continue to we point you down you stillty and intelligence, all molded into of her family, co-DepEd family , fight! If you believe then surely standing beside us continuallyone person and that person is Dr. friends and relatives. She did not you will achieve.Aurelia O. Ortiz. surrender. loving and caring. That‘s the -Jenny Sweet P. Poliran reason why we are so proud of you and it motivates us to be ‗‘I Love You‘‘ strong in reaching our desirable dreams. These are the words Ialways want to say to myprecious one. I want to spend all When we felt that life ismy time in playing with her, and I so hard you encourage us.want to show to her how Without you, we have been lost. You remarkable words areimportant she is into my life. Precious Angel of Mine our light in taking our path. Every day, when shewakes up I never failed to tell her ―You‖.‗‘good morning baby‘‘ and gave You are the one whoher my warmest hug and kisses.Her dazzling smile makes me feel taught me everything the oneglad. Her voice is like a melody who help me to be a greatthat whisper to my ears. In times I I am now 12 years old My Precious Little person with a great zeal in life.feel boredom, I read my favorite but god still not answering my Angel Exist. As I see her lovelyfairy tale stories to her and prayers. But even how many face it‘s really like an angel. A All I can return to you issometimes I teach her how to years pass by I will never stop gorgeous angel! She is so my balmy words which is asking God for answer that Hewrite and read. I do also love to beautiful and prettier that the Thank You Teacher!. I will will give my precious angel.take her in a bath, gave her my doll I have. never forget the things thattiny clothes that not fit to me at Suddenly, a very good I can‘t express my feelings that day. All I just did you‘ve taught to meall and even in sleeping beside day came. Mama told me thather in the silent night. is to smile. ‗‘Thank You Lord‘‘ especially the only you who she is carrying the one I am the phrase that always comes to waiting for- My Precious made a better me. my mind over and over again. I wish I would have those Angel! I was shocked to know She is the only one Ithings in reality. To have a real it. My heart beats fast as I heard HAPPY have, ‗‘my doll‘‘. That filled thesister and best friend to be play that it was a baby girl. emptiness of being alone here in WORLDwith. To have a little angel that my heart. She is my acting littlecompletes my happiness. I just Starting that day my life sister and best friend and the TEACHERS‘always pray to God that He feels like full of excitement and one who brings happiness andalways will give me my one joyful moments until the day color of my dormant world. DAY!!!desire. came, June 21, 2012‘‘ -Jenny Sweet P. 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  7. 7. THE LION‘S HEADJune– December, 2012 FEATURE 7 ―Believe in yourself‖ 23 year old woman A Merry Christmas was not a first time in beauty pageant because she Oh! It‘s Christmas time again. And I am very had joined several beauty excited and happy. This is the most awaited day of pageants such as, Miss my life. I could not even imagine how happy that day Pharmacy and Miss would be. Exchanging gifts, eating of those favorite Thomasian Personality 2010 at foods; ice cream, cakes, fruit salad, lechon baboy, the University of Santo Tomas. and of course the hamon uhmmmm sounds delicious She was also a second right? timer in the Bb. Pilipinas when she also joined last 2011 and But if these will make me happy, what about ended 1st Runner– up and Ms. those who were affected by the Bagyong Pablo? Are Universe– 3rd Runner– up they will going to experience what I really wanted to Ms. Shamcey Supsup won happen this Christmas? the crown. Her journey as Bb. I could not even imagine that I am enjoying Pilipinas– Universe became while others are mourning because of the lost of their more exciting as she love ones, properties, and friends, the worst thing is represent the country in the that the opportunity to celebrate a Merry Christmas. most prestigious beauty pageant in the world. She Everytime I saw an interview on the even exposed to different television, I could not help my self but cry, those television shows for little children who were supposed to be happy exposure. Just the same as because this is the day that they were waiting for Shamcey before she was like I do, but those smiles on their face were turned also became a guest judge in into sadness. one of the noon time shows in the Philippines. I was thinking if there is a right for me to And when she was celebrate this joyous day of the year, but I should, on the stage, she looked and this is the birth of our savior Jesus Christ so I should walked very amazing. If celebrate it. Shamcey before had ―Tsunami Walk‖, Janine A beautiful licensed Despite of those tragedy that those victims also showed her ―Cobra pharmacist that turned into a encountered they still remain hopeful and happy in Walk‖ that made her beauty queen. their on ways because of those people who gave favorite by the crowd. Janine Mari Raymundo support to them. To make this short, Tugonon a native in Balanga, Janine was announced 1st Bataan and was born October That‘s why when I heard that the school was Runner up after Ms. 19, 1989 made it again as she asking for any donation to be given to them, I didn‘t Universe Olivia Culpo of finished 1st Runner– up in the had any hesitation to give what I have. Rice, canned USA. Ms. Universe 2012 held at Las goods, clothes, medicines, and bottled water were As what she said on Vegas last December 20, 2012. some of the donations that we gave them. her interview ―You have to Graduated Cum Laude believe in yourself.‖ in Pharmacist at the University At least with those small things that we gave I And her famous of Sto. Tomas. know that it will mean a lot to them. Those were gifts answer, ―as long as your At the age of 21, as that will make them happy. heart is to serve and you what she said in her biography have a strong mind to show in the pageant, she bought her Now I know, that the true spirit of Christmas to people, then you can be own house that made her proud is not about those delicious foods, gifts, and new Miss Universe.‖ of her self. clothes but it is all about how you can make other happy especially those are in need of your help. -Chinphiline T. Lu -Jenny Sweet P. Poliran A Solution! and the worst is they can be addicted . I assure 4. In the meantime, add a pinch of salt to the you that this will not ruin your budget even egg whites and whisk to the soft peak (floppy) your time and effort. So try it now! stage. In a separate bowl, break up the yolks. 5. When the chocolate and butter have melted Ingredients: and have been allowed to cool for a couple 320g (12oz) strong dark eating chocolate of minutes stir in the yolks. 30g (1oz) unsalted butter 6 eggs 6. Cut and fold in the whites in three batches pinch of salt until seamlessly combined. Pour into ramekins and refrigerate for a couple of hours to set. Method: ( 1. Separate the eggs, placing the whites into a Tired of thinking what snacks to roomy bowl. So, you do have now an idea to makeprepare when your classmates surprisingly your bonding more memorable and enjoyable.arrive at your door? Or, are you tired of eating 2. Break the chocolate into small pieces and I am pretty sure that this will not ruin yoursandwich, banana cue, bread, biscuits, junk put them in another roomy bowl set over a pan bank accounts.foods and etc.? with a centimetre of barely simmering water. Then try chocolate mousse that will 3. Add the butter and allow both to gently Enjoy your Choco Mousse, this is thesurely be loved, missed by your classmates melt. Stir occasionally. best solution to your problem.THE LION‘S HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD THE LIONS‘ HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD THE LION‘S HEAD