CSA Dance Troupe double 2nd Place in two days
Once again the CSA Dance Troupe made a double 2nd Place win in two days. In November 23, the Dance Troupe competed in the Skechers Dance Battle 9 at the SM Mall of Asia , got in 2nd Place and won P70T. The next day, they again competed in the Cissa Digital Dance Synergy at the Ateneo University. And again they won 2nd Place and earned P50T. They who have worked so hard under their adviser, Ms. Luzviminda Blaquera are hereby recognized.
Augustinians soar for Gold
Augustinians, once again, grabbed the gold in the 2013 Little Milo Olympics in the Swimming event held in Cebu City last November 29 to December 1, 2013.
Samantha ThereseCoronel of 6-G , earned 2 Gold medals, I silver and 1 bronze medal. Juan Miguel Narciso of IV-H earned 1 Gold medal and 3 silver medals. Our Congratulations!!!!
Second - Fourth Year Sacrament of Confirmation
"One of the highest responsibilities of the people of God is to prepare the baptized for confirmation"
Thus, the Christian Formation team will be offering to our second - fourth year students the sacrament
of confirmation on February 7, 2014, Friday from 9:00 AM - 12:00 NN at the San Agustin Parish, Intramuros.
Should you want your child to be confirmed, kindly submit together with the reply slip, the registration form, a photocopy of your child´s
baptismal and birth certificates to your child´s CLE teacher or to yours truly, In preparation for the sacrament, kindly:
From Chips to Nachos: Archie Rodriguez ´88
From chips to nachos.
That sums up exactly what the career of the head huncho of Pfchangs, iHop and CPK was.
Archie Rodriguez, CSA batch 88, went on a 6-month break to Europe after High School. Not knowing what he really wanted to do in life, he took up Information Technology in the United States. Then a group of friends invited him to do business, to set up a restaurant. After a while, he eventually found himself enjoying more on the on the side of the dining table than on the exec
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Early Enrolment for AY 2013-2014
ACCEPTANCE OF STUDENT APPLICANTS FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015
LEVELS OPEN FOR ADMISSION: NURSERY TO GRADE 9
ADMISSION TESTING FEE: Php 700.00
APPLICATION PERIOD: SEPTEMBER 23, 2013 ONWARDS
ADMISSION GUIDELINES AND POLICIES
1. Admission is selective. CSA Makati reserves the right to refuse acceptance or re-admission to any pupil/student whose behavior or academic standing is at variance with the vision-mission of the school.
2. Only pupils/students with satisfactory academic qualificatio
Greening CSA Bulacan
No one can underestimate the value of trees.
Executive Order No. 26, s. 2011(implementation of the National Greening Program) describes the NGP as a program seeking to plant some 1.5 billion trees for a period of 6 years, from 2011 to 2016 in lands of public domain. In support of this, Augustinian administrators, teachers and students , parents and pupils trooped in three waves to CSA Bulacan to do their share. Now is the best time to plant trees when the soil is moist enough to ensure the
2013 Service Awards
Forty four administrators, teachers, administrative staff and maintenance personnel were honored by the community last October 4, 2013, the culmination of the month-long celebration of World Teachers Day. Four Retirees were honored during the occasion that carried the theme, Seasons of Love.
CSA in Coastal Clean-up
Unit III Social Studies and a group of teachers under the leadership of the coordinator, Mr. Ringo Blanca, joined the thousands in celebrating the International Coastal clean-up at the Baywalk area in Roxas Boulevard last September 21, 2013.
The International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) is held annually every third Saturday of September. On this day, people gather on beaches, coasts, rivers, waterways and underwater dive sites all over the world to remove trash and debris and identify t
CSA to honor the Service Awardees 2013
Forty administrators, teachers, administrative staff and maintenance personnel will be honored by the community on October 4, 2013, the culmination of the month-long celebration of World Teachers Day. Four Retirees will also honored during the occasion.
CSA forges friendship with Korean School
Sharing a common vision of making a global community of friends, Colegio San Agustin signed a mutual agreement to maintain friendly relations with Gaya High School of Pusan, South Korea. This can be achieved through an exchange program involving students and teachers under an atmosphere of friendship, mutual respect and understanding.
CLASSES SUSPENDED TODAY
NO CLASSES TODAY, AUGUST 19, 2013.
CLASSES SUSPENDED DUE TO HEAVY RAINFALL - ORDERS COMING FROM THE OFFICE OF MAYOR JUNJUN BINAY.
New Augustinian Priests
Six Augustinian priests were ordained to the Sacred Order of Presbyters, Order of St. Augustine, Vicariate of the Orient, last July 24, 2013 at the San Agustin Church, Intramuros by His Excellency, Most Rev. Broderick S. Pabillo, D.D., Auxilliary Bishop of Manila.
Ordained to the Order were Rev. Randolph C. Dayandayan, Jr., OSA, Rev. Jumbim F. Torres, Rev. Engelbert N. Samonte, OSA, Rev. Marcial V. Laguna, OSA, Rev. Norlito T. Concepcion, OSA, and Rev. Geoffrey A.
CSA Career Caravan
The CSA Career Caravan with the theme “Follow the guide, Tag Career, Like the Future”, was launched last July 22, 2013 at the CSA Gymnasium for Grades 7, 8, 9 and Second year students who all came to school dressed in the attire of the person they dream to be someday. They came in all professions, led by a priest and a nun…. they came as CEO’s, Air-line pilots and flight attendants, doctors and nurses, military offic-ers, basketball players, even as racetrack drivers. It
CSA INTERACT CLUB AWARD
The CSA Interact Club was given a presidential citation for actively working to achieve PEACE THROUGH SERVICE.
The award was received by Atty. Phillip Nazareno, the President of the Rotary Club of Makati Dasmariñas, last summer in Illinois, USA.
According to President Nazareno, this was actually the highest award that could be given to an Interact Club worldwide.
Atty. Nazareno submitted the documents, certificates and photographs of all the activi-ties of the CSA Interact Club showing
Earthquake and Fire Drill Certificate for CSA
Colegio San Agustin was granted the Earthquake and Fire Drill Certificate by the Makati Fire Station, Bureau of Fire Protection, Department of the Interior and Local Government, Makati City last February 12, 2013.
This is a result of the a series of earthquake and fire fire drills, announced and unannounced, conducted on the institutional level.
A Committee on Safety and Security for SY 2011-2013, headed by Fr. James G. Uy, OSA was set up and made operational to oversee the drills. All these e
New Administrative and Staff Assignments
The Rector released the list of new Administrative and Staff assignments during an institutional assembly at the Sta. Rita de Cascia Hall on May 14, 2013. Below is the list of offices and the officers assigned for School Year 2013-2014.
Day 1 for Unit 1
There was a air of excitement in the round building and the first floor rooms at the entrance of the Grade School building. This came, not only from the little ones but from the parents and guardians as well.
Unit 1 (Nursery, Kindergarten, Grade 1 and Grade 2) opened classes on Tuesday, June 11.
More Summer Workshops for teachers and staff
Teachers never stop learning. And summer is just the best time to upgrade oneself. Hence, another barrage of seminar workshops of vicarious topics that help the teachers and staff grow, with the ultimate goal of cascading them to our very own pupils and students.
COLEGIO SAN AGUSTIN COMMUNITY OF FRIENDS AT PORACAY
Celebrating its belief of having but one mind and one heart intent upon God, the community of friends went on a one-day outing in Poracay, Pampanga last April 12, 2013 with a Hawaiian motif; hence, everyone came in colorful attire.
Leaving as early as 5 o’clock in the morning, the community of teachers, administrative staff, maintenance staff and priests arrived in Poracay in high spirits. The CSA community was grouped according to department simply to facilitate easier management of
CSA Administrators take a deeper look at their Augustinian roots
The first of a series of seminars undertaken by the CSA Administrators was a deeper look and understanding of their roots as Augustinians. The speaker for the afternoon of May 2, 2013 was none other than Fr. Peter. Casino, OSA, himself a former teacher in the High School department in the early 90’s.
Seminar on Interpersonal Relationships in the Workplace (Communication & Conflict Management)
Part of the Summer Program for Administrators was a seminar on Interpersonal Relationships in the Workplace conducted by Mr. Noel Racho, the Human Resources Officer of Mirriam College, Quezon City. It was held at the St. Claire Multipurpose Hall last May 9, 2013.
CATHOLIC LEADERSHIP SEMINAR-WORKSHOP FOR CSA ADMINISTRATORS
Part of the on-going Augustinian Formation of administrators is an annual in-house training every summer. Last May 7, 2013, Sr. Irene Cecile Torres, RA, Mother Superior of Assumption Convent, Makati expounded extensively on Catholic Educational Leadership in the Church and in society. Sr. Irene set the mood of the seminar with provisions from the Acts and Decrees of the Second Plenary Council of the Philippines .
2 Augustinians in the TOSM 2013
Rafael Cecilio Rodolfo of IV D was named one of the Ten Outstanding Students of Makati (TOSM) by Mayor Junjun Binay. The Awarding Ceremony was held last March 15, 2012 at the Makati Session Hall.
Another Augustinian, CSA Batch Ernest Leo Hernandez was chosen by the Jaycees Board to serve as a member of the committee that screens and qualifies the student candidates.
Dr. Remedios Basilio, accompanied by the HS Student Activity Coordinator Ms. Blaquera and Filipino Coordinator Ms. Suplente, ,
ASEP SUMMER PROGRAM
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ARTS AND SPORTS ENRICHMENT PROGRAM SUMMER 2013 - Policies and Guidelines
The Arts and Sports Enrichment Program (ASEP) is dedicated to make every child’s learning experience valuable, enjoyable and safe. We appreciate that you adhere to the following policies and guidelines...
HS Honor Graduates 2013
GS Honor Graduates
GS Honor Graduates
Graduation Song 2013
Breathe in this moment, breathe in this time
It won’t ever happen again, don’t let it pass you by
Don’t worry tomorrow is guaranteed
Won’t you take a few moments, few seconds to reminisce with me
Salute to the Young Leaders
Development of leadership skills starts in the early years, more particularly through co-curricular and extracurricular clubs. All the year-long activities of the organizations culminated in a Club Recognition Program during the club hours of March 6,7 and 8. in the San Agustin Theatre.The Boy Scouts of the Philippines CSA Chapter, too, under Ms. Vilma Cortez, will have a moving-up ceremony in the Sta. Rita de Cascia Hall. Themed, “BSP Leaping Usa” the young scouts move up to the highest level.
The GS clubs are under the supervision of the Student Activity Coordinator, Ms.Juvy Padilla.
CSA Arts and Sports Summer Program
HIGH SCHOOL VISUAL ARTS CLASS IN PROGRESS
The Visual Arts class is one of the elective classes in Fourth Year. While the students are yet in Third Year, they undergo career guidance activities and testing; after which, they choose the elective course they will take in Fourth Year. The Visual Arts as an Elective Course, covers multimedia arts, photography, painting, and sculpture, fashion designing and interior design. .
Under the able tutelage of the Visual arts teacher, Mr. Alvin Ahyong, the class undergoes vicarious experiences that can serve as a beacon to guide them in making visual arts a possible future career in life.
Bb. CSA 2013 for the support of our scholars
Patricia Abello of IIC was crowned Bb. CSA 2013 during the Bb. CSA Coronation Night last February 22, 2013. Thirteen Augustinian ladies sashayed on stage amidst the glam and glitz of the program that carried the theme “Empowering the Beauty within…. Through Time”. It is a concerted effort to search for the Augustinian beauty within and without as well as to raise funds for the allowances of the ASTFI scholars.
Frozen in time: Juniors’ legacy amidst the glitter of the Promenade
The life as a Junior culminated in the annual Juniors Prom 2012-2013 on the 23rd of February at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel . After months of preparation, the efforts of the Junior Council officers came into fruition in a evening of coming out for their batchmates. As is the tradition, all Juniors vote for their classmates for particular awards...
Augustinian Mirror/Alab in back to back victory in the Search for Outstanding School Papers : 33rd Metro Manila Young Writers Conference and Contest
The Augustinian Mirror and its complimentary Filipino issue Alab, won back to back victory in the Search for Outstanding School Papers during the DepEd 33rd Metro Manila Young Writers Conference and Contest held recently.
Teachers Finish Graduate Studies
Our Congratulations to Mr. Clarito Mamorno, more popularly known as Sir Larry, for having successfully defended his dissertation entitled Launching Into the Wave Model the Functional Trajectory of the Intermediate Teachers in One Catholic Educational Institution last Feb 28, 2013. He will be conferred the doctorate degree on March 23.
Another PhD in the CSA faculty!!!
CSA bags 9 plaques, 16 medals, and 46 recognition/merit certificates in 2nd TEODORO F. VALENCIA - DepEd SEARCH FOR NCR´s 10 OUTSTANDING CAMPUS JOURNALISTS & SCHOOL PUBLICATIONS
THE AUGUSTINIAN MIRROR and its complementary Filipino publication, ALAB, wins another massive victory for garnering 9 plaques, 16 medals, and 46 recognition/merit certificates during the awarding ceremony of the 2nd TEODORO F. VALENCIA - DepEd SEARCH FOR NCR´s 10 OUTSTANDING CAMPUS JOURNALISTS & SCHOOL PUBLICATIONS held last March 2, 2013 at School of St. Anthony, Lagro, Quezon City.
Augustinian Mirror/Alab reaps awards in the 2 Regional Awards:
1. Search for Outstanding School Papers
33rd Metro Manila Young Writers Conference and Contest
THE AUGUSTINIAN MIRROR (English Category)
First Place, Best Layout and Design
First Place, Best News Page
First Place, Best Feature Page
Fifth Place, Best Editorial Page
Fifth Place, Best Sci-Tech page
Eleventh Place, Best Sports
ALAB (Filipino Category)
Second Place, Best Layout and Design
Second Place, Best Feature Page
Second Place, Best Sports Page
Seventh Place, Best News Page
Thirteenth Place, Best Editorial Page
Fourteenth Place, Sci-Tech Page
March 11 - Last Day of Final Examinations of Grade 6 Pupils (English & AP),
March 11-13 - Final Examinations of Grade 7 Pupils,
March 12 - Submission of 3rd Trimester and Final Grades in all subjects of the Candidates for Final Honors and Certificate Awardees,
March 13 - National Achievement Test of Grade 6 Pupils,
Batch 1 - of the Grade 6 pupils should be in school at 7 o’clock,
Batch 2 - of the Grade 6 pupils should be in school at 11:30 a.m.,
All pupils should come in complete
INTER OFFICE BULLETIN
The prayer of St. Augustine places us in the right spirit for Lent: You have made us for Yourself, o Lord, and our hearts are restless until they rest in you. Lent is indeed how God draws us home, as individuals. But, it is also a very communal journey. We never journey alone, no matter how "lonely" we may feel. We are always journeying together. If we can experience our journey in communion with others, it makes it so much clearer that we are on a journey tog
Featuring : CSA Chorale
The CSA Chorale under the baton of HS Music teacher, Mr. Jose Juan Reyes, is one of the mainstays in the extracurricular program of Colegio San Agustin. Not only is it a permanent fixture in school programs and masses, the group also competes in interschool competitions and often does win.
PTA of CSA donates P400,000 to the Chapel campaign
The Parents- Teachers Association of Colegio San Agustin-Makati donated the amount of four hundred thousand pesos (P400,000.00) to the fund campaign for the renovation of the CSA Chapel. The amount was turned over to Fr. Horacio R. Rodriguez, OSA, Rector, in a ceremony during the Augustinian Family Talent Show held in the San Agustin Theatre last January 31, 2013.
HS CSA Chorale /HS Volleyball Girls win!
The CSA Chorale of the High School Department under Mr. Jose Juan Reyes sang their way to the Finals of inter school and district contests this December.
Student Teachers- Administrators Program 2013
This is something the High School students look forward to!The High School Department scheduled the Student Teachers-Administrators Program 2013 (STAP) on January 21, 22, 23, 2013.After careful screening , the Principal’s Office announced the following Student Administrators who will initiate plans for the 3-day activity.
Guidance Month Activties take off
The Guidance Office under the supervision of Ms. Ma. Aurea Cecille Abando, gave their full attention to specific concerns of the parents and children during the celebration of the Guidance month. The office conducted plenary test interpretation to the parents from different levels. An exhibit in front of the Grade School was also opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony last December 11, 2012.
CSA Community Extension Program
The CSA-GK Build is going strong. Out of the targeted goal of 40 houses to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of CSA in 2009, it has billowed to almost a hundred; 80 being constructed and 64 units now occupied. All departments take their turns at the build. The community has started growing.CSA also maintains its assistance to several other institutions. The Preschool notwithstanding their young age, take care of their brothers and sisters in the Baseco Community. Each level in the Grade School and
High School Students reap Awards
November was a great month for the High School students. Results of months of training came into fruition as they reaped awards in several competitions.
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