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FACILITIES & STUDENT SERVICES

High School Student Organizations

High School Student Organizations are set up along social, cultural, spiritual, literary, athletic, educational and recreational lines. At present, there are twenty six (26) clubs under the Student Activity Program. These are:

Spiritual Formation Clubs

Spiritual Formation Clubs serve as the arms of the Campus Ministry Office which hope to bring God in the hearts of every Scholastican and to bear witness to the Gospel and Benedictine values enriched by spiritual formation, prayers and celebration of sacraments.  It aims to help the High School community realize its thrust and forming each Scholastican into a Christian Filipino woman who is an agent for social transformation by knowing, loving and following the life and teachings of Jesus, imbuing the values of St. Benedict; and imitating the life and virtue of Mary.

Benedictine Circle

Benedictine Circle aims to be part of and help the High School Unit in a Christ-centered community where everyone is aware of God’s presence within her and in the community.  It also aims to provide opportunities for the students to develop their gifts talents and skills, as well as a sense of responsibility, stewardship and commitment through the different service committees where the members are grouped according to their interests, gifts, and skills.

KAPATID Music Ministry
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KAPATID Music Ministry is the Church choir of the High School Unit.  It is a diverse group of students, vocalist and instrumentalists, who come together to sing to and for the Lord and give Him praise and thanks.  During school Masses, whether departmental or institutional and some special occasions, KAPATID leads in the community singing. KAPATID does not only participate in liturgical celebrations  but also nourishes the members’ musical abilities that would improve them as an organization through team building and get together that would strengthen their bond with each other and most importantly with God.

MAGNIFICAT
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Magnificat is a co-curricular club of the Christian Living Education Area.  It hopes to bring God into the heart of every Scholastican and help her bear witness to the Gospel values. Its main objective is to help the High School community realize its thrust in educating young women to become agents for social transformation by imitating the lives and witnessing of Jesus and Mary, His Mother Magnificat aims to strengthen the intimate communion of the Scholasticans with God through Jesus Christ with the help of Mary. It is a club where each member experiences the nurturing womb of a loving mother, a family where holistic growth is fostered a living church where the members share in the threefold mission Jesus Christ: Prophetic and Kingly embodied in the Benedictine Motto of Ora et Labora.

Socio-Civic Clubs

Socio-Civic Clubs are clubs committed to the promotion and advocacy of environmental awareness empowerment, patriotism, medical and humanitarian care and development of human potentials and leadership.

Through dynamic partnership with various institutions, the socio-civic club establishes programs that provide opportunities to maximize their time, talents and resources toward personal growth, community empowerment and nation-building.  The socio-civic clubs aim to produce young women of character imbued with Filipino and Christian virtues who are nation builders, who will uphold the integrity of people and his habitat, equipped with knowledge and skills in leadership development, humanitarians values, feminism, national identity and environment issues, responsive to the challenges of a fast-changing world and committed to effective positive change in the society. 

Girl Scouts of the Philippines
 (GSP)
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Girl Scouts of the Philippines (GSP) is a worldwide movement that provides girls and young women a non-formal, progressive educational program based on spiritual values and the idea of service. Its mission is to help Scholastican’s realize their ideals of womanhood and prepare themselves for their responsibilities in the home, the nation and the world community.  The club envisions young women who are progressive, dynamic, proactive and God-loving.  Some activities of the SSC-GSP are coordinated with the regional and national activities of the GSP.

Gabriela Youth
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Gabriela Youth Club advocates what the Filipina heroine Gabriela Silang has started which contributed to women empowerment by way of doing great service to her country.  Gabriela now reclaims the voice of women to fight against all forms of injustice, in particular women and children abuse, outright manipulation and oppressive structures that degrade human dignity.  The Gabriela Youth Club shall be starting point to serve others by promoting the above mentioned advocacy by heart, in whatever little way possible for high school students.  It also aims to develop in its members’ the passion to read, watch, hear, consider and act upon issues and events all GABS must know and talk about in the clubs venue.

Project E.A.R.T.H.
(Environmental Awareness and
Readiness to Help)
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Project E. A. R. T. H. (Environmental Awareness and Readiness to Help). A co-curricular program of the Science Area, is the high school unit’s arm in enforcing its commitments to the call for pro-environmental awareness and action.  It is dedicated to the task of enabling its members, the EARTHWATCHERS, to become Scholasticans who are critically of the present realities of environmental crises and are equipped with the appropriate and ecologically-safe technological know-how. The Project E.A.R.T.H. commits itself to the realization of the following objectives: 1) respect of all God’s creation 2) promote ecological well-being by disseminating information geared towards the restoration and protection of Mother Earth; 3) initiate environmental activities like conferences, contests and campaigns; 4) conduct ecological trips in forest, marine and other areas of concern; 5) sponsor outreach activities to communities needing help regarding their natural environment; 6) spearhead the high school unit’s cleanliness campaign; and 7) develop environmental awareness and advocacy among its members.

Red Cross Youth Council

 

Red Cross Youth Council is a youth program of the Philippine National Red Cross which aims to educate and involve children in the spirit of Red Cross; provide opportunities for directing and harnessing their energy and idealism into worthwhile activities within the framework of the club.  The objectives of the organization are: 1) to teach and involve students to selflessly serve other; 2) respond to the less fortunate and disseminate the Seven Fundamental Principles of RCYC; 3) to uphold the Benedictine values in all activities sponsored by the club, and 4) to promote community health through talks and symposium.

Trip Club

Trips Club.  The Philippine Tourism Industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the country today. In 2012, the Philippines recorded 4.27 million tourist arrivals, up from 3.9 million in 2011 and 3.5 million in 2012. It is recognized by the government as an important contributor to the generation of foreign exchange earnings, investments, revenue, and employment and to the growth of the country’s output. The inclusion of tourism as a major pillar in the medium Term Philippine Development Plan has given priority to the tourism sector by promoting the Philippines as a premier tourist destination and investment site.  Apart from the above mentioned facts, traveling is a fun way to learn about one’s culture and country. You see new things and meet new people. Trips Club aims to direct students towards travel and exploration and inculcate in them awareness and interest about the natural and cultural heritage of the Philippines, create awareness among students of the possible maximum benefits in the tourism industry and providing them, with the necessary knowledge to minimize its adverse effects, create awareness for students to plan for tourism industry related jobs in the future and organize at least one major and minor tour for the students per year.

Young Entrepreneurs’ Society
(YES)

 

Young Entrepreneurs’ Society (YES) is a club that caters to the interest of students who are into business and would like to expand their skills through inventing new products.  The club does not only seek profit but, they contribute to the society by venturing on the needs of the environment and community. It aims to develop communication and mathematical skill through  business planning and projecting ones sales, use their creativity in innovating products that caters to the needs of the consumers, the environment, and the community and manifest the value of honesty, responsibility, and awareness in the business venture that they have chosen.

Academic Clubs

Academic club is a way of engaging in learning outside the classroom.  For students who are interested in learning more about Information Technology, Mathematics, Science, Social Students and Research, an academic club is geared towards academic excellence and service to the community that highlights Scholasticans’ talents and skills through quiz bee, film showing, documentary analysis, field trips, tutorials, symposia, workshops and research.  The dynamic, academic club experiences are rich and varied following multi-disciplinary theme throughout the year.  The Academic cluster aims to provide a venue for intellectual integration among school members; promote the community spirit of the school develop holistic women Scholasticans equipped with Benedictine value and critical mindedness; and provide opportunity for students to compete against other schools in any academic competitions. 

Upsilon Mu Gamma
(Math Club)

Upsilon Mu Gamma (Math Club) is a club committed to render sincere service to the Scholastican community by sponsoring: 1) Math competitions to enhance the students’ capabilities; 2) conducting reviews to prepare fellow Scholasticans for quarter examination, 3) coordinating with the Outreach Program in their Supplementary Education in Math to elementary school children, and 4) to organize the “Reach Out” activity with other schools and to bring joy to less fortunate kids of adopted communities.

Science Club
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The Science Club is a club that aims to encourage interest in Science and its applications and promote environmental awareness among its members and the student body.  It also provides a venue for intellectual integration among school members thereby promoting the community spirit of the school, and with other clubs/organizations with similar goals and objectives. It encourages integral development of each member as embodied in the school’s mission.

The club aims to sponsor activities that would enhance scientific and environmental awareness and highlight the talents of the Scholasticans through quiz bees, games contests, remedial, symposia and the like.  It also aims to establish linkages with science clubs of other high school, academic and non-academic institutions tasked with similar goals and objectives.

Kamalayang Pilipino
(KAMPIL)
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Kamalayang Pilipino (KAMPIL) is a club that seeks to promote and instill social awareness and to develop an appreciation of Filipino culture among the students. It provides a venue for the discussion of relevant issues, both national and global, allowing students to exercise their right to freedom of expression. The club has various activities which are socially relevant. Through these, the club wishes to impart social consciousness to its members, helping them to become involved, hoping that sometime in the future, they can make a difference in society.

Information Technology Society
(ITS)
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Information Technology Society (ITS) aims to develop members who are knowledgeable and competent with information technology as a tool for learning, in pursuit of what is true, good and beautiful. In order to realize this vision, the clubs commits itself to vigorously support and sustain the conviction, involvement and commitment of the student body to the highest standards of academic excellence through inquiry, training, group interaction, special projects, and values formation of its members on the use of information technologies. It further commits to develop its members to be of service to their communities, both inside and outside of SSC.

Communication/Literary Arts Clubs

The Communication and Literary Arts Cluster seeks to provide avenues for the enhancement of critical thinking, promotion of social awareness and advancing the sense of service through language skills training, exposure to authentic communication and honing competitive spirit.  This cluster upholds the power of rhetoric and discourse, in English and Filipino, contextualized in both academic and real life settings, through gearing the members toward the achievement of holistic maturity and life-long skills.  The cluster primarily highlights the application of the members’ crafts to their commitment to the school’s thrusts as they live by the Scholastican’s virtues of responsible communication, truth and justice.  It aims to promote responsible and informed academic and literary writing and speaking, facilitate school-community projects through internal and external activities, publish materials which abide by the ethics of campus journalism and awake social responsibility and awareness, advance critical thinking and augmentation skills through higher experience of academic discourse and training students for local and international competitions.

Blue Flame
(Campus Journalism)
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The Blue Flame is the official publication of the High School Unit.  It aims to provide the High School community relevant and balanced news reports and accurate information about the current events and features concerning the school and the nation. It aims to provide a venue for the development of the writing, reporting and journalistic skills of its members.  The club has taken upon itself the responsibility to expose the students to write objectively, as news writing requires it, and at the same time, are given the venue themselves through free writing.

Delta Chi Avalon

Delta Chi Avalon is a co-curricular support program of the English subject area. It provides the needed avenue where the students can hone their public speaking and analytical skills.  Debate requires the integration of all the cognate skills taught under the English area, like the full grasp of the English language, grammar, logic, extemporaneous speaking, reasoning, speech writing and argumentation, among others.  Thus, the members undergo training in the different aspects of public speaking and debate. 
 
The club also aims to create an atmosphere conductive for free exchange of ideas on pressing issues affecting the youth of today.

Page Turners’ Library Club 
(PTLC)
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The PTLC is an organization of efficient and devoted high school students. The club is involved in the performance of various activities that serve as the training ground of its members in order to develop their hidden skills; to improve their reading habits and be a good leader/follower of the club. It also exposes its members to the outside world in order to develop their critical thinking in the preparation of their usage of the different types of libraries that they may encounter in the future, thus making them more adept, knowledgeable and at home in the use of various types of learning materials, both print and non-print.

Pluma

Pluma: Talino at galing sa pagsusulat ng anumang akdang Filipino huhusay at uunlad sa Samahang Pluma walang alinlangang ikaw ay sisikat.  Layunin nito na magkaroon ng tiwala sa sarili sa pagbuo ng akda o komposisyon (maikling kuwento, tula, sanasay atbp.) at mabasa, masuri ng mga mambabasa at maitampok ito bilang isang sining.

Performing Arts Clubs

The performing arts cluster is a fusion of multiple art forms highlighting music, dance and theatre.  The Performing Arts cluster aims to hone musical, theatrical and artistic skills through training, workshops and exposures; foster artistic appreciation, interpretation and imagination of the performing arts discipline; inspire members to explore their creative capabilities and bring to life the artist within each individual.

Curtain Call
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Curtain Call serve as a medium for its members to hone their skills in the art of drama, theatre and production management. It seeks to widen its understanding and appreciation for theatre arts and its related discipline as the group produces honest, relevant and meaningful theatre productions. This organization will also give an opportunity for its members to promote social awareness and inculcate Christian values.  For God. For Country. For Art. For years, Curtain Call has passionately pursued its original mission to develop, nurture, support, produce and present classic masterpieces and original performance work by artists of all nations and cultures. We believe that in order to flourish, art needs the company of colleagues, the spirit of collaboration and comfort of continuation.

Dance Troupe

Dance Troupe is an organization committed to developing and honing its members’ 1) abilities to execute artistic, creative and rhythmic expression through various dances; 2) dancing skills through new approaches and styles; 3) physical and emotional fitness while expressing the self through dance, 4) appreciation of our Filipino culture heritage expressed in social and folk dances, and 5) collaborative and team spirit during rehearsals and performances. The club conducts regular training sessions and will showcase the talents and skills of its members in a concert which is to be its culminating activity.

Glee Club
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Glee Club is a performing arts club which aims to hone the musical skills especially in singing of its members, develop their self-confidence through participation in institutional activities and competitions, and be able to perform well and render services to the other sectors of the Benedictine Community. The club also gives the students the chance to be exposed to a wide range of choral musical repertoire and literature.

Music Ensemble

Music Ensemble is a performing arts club which aims to develop its members to become well-rounded and competent musicians by providing them with array of opportunities to perform and showcase their talents in various school activities. It also develops the musical talents and skills of its members in playing different musical instruments, enrich  the musical experience of its members by providing them with various musical exposures such as performances, workshops, and concerts and develop camaraderie among its members as they engage themselves in various group activities and performances.

Athletics Clubs

The Athletics is designed to maintain the competitive strength of the high school team with the Academic standards of the school as the foremost concern, maximizing the resources allocated for the development through athletic development program.  This aims to add to the well roundedness of the students’ capabilities, building on their strengths and most importantly teaching them the value of working together as a team.  It aims to promote team atmosphere (team spirit) and camaraderie among members throughout the program, provide a holistic venue for the students who have interest in sports development, develop each individual and as a team to maintain the competitive capability at all times and maximize the development of each skills and potentials from specific methods and drills.

Sports Club

Sports Club is an organized group composed of the different competing teams and individual’s athletes in different sports like Basketball, Volleyball, Swimming, Badminton, taekwondo and Table Tennis.  The club has regular teams they may participate or join any DepEd Manila Meet, NCR DepEd, Interschool, WNCAA, Milo Little Olympics, national or international competitions as representative of SSC.

Pep Squad

The High School Pep Squad has been set up primarily to promote school spirit and drum up support of the student body for the HS athletes. Their aim is also to highlight the talents and skills in the field of cheer dancing and cheer leading. The Pep Squad brings out the best in every member to promote school spirit, pride in cheering and dancing, develops leadership skills and teamwork and promotes camaraderie and sportsmanship.

Visual and Practical Arts Clubs

The Visual and Practical Arts cluster is a collective avenue for budding Scholasticans to express and hone their potential as visual, multimedia and culinary artists.  The cluster to develop the creative minds of Scholasticans through insightful talks, seminars, workshops and exposure trips and exhibition as well as integrating activities across the clubs which focuses on enhancing their creative talents and entrepreneurial abilities but most of all their passion for the arts.

Culinary Enthusiasts’ Organization 
(CEO)

Culinary Enthusiasts’ Organization (CEO)–Students have a natural curiosity about cooking. Many kids, just like grown-ups, even enjoy watching cooking shows on television. While some children may not seem to care about cooking at all, in this case, students need a nudge of encouragement as a helping hand to walk them through the basics. Thus, the CEO is the non-academic club offered to all year levels and it is geared towards giving the students exposure in cooking through cooking demonstrations, trip to food establishments and cooking/baking seminars. CEO will further enrich their knowledge and skills, show and share their talents in cooking through catering food in school functions, participating in the weekly hands-on cooking sessions and other club activities.

Art and Crafts Club
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Arts and Crafts Club is an avenue for budding Scholastican artists to explore and hone their potentialities as mirrors, voices, and leaders of human culture. The club aims to develop the Scholasican artists’ identify through insightful talks, workshops, art sessions and integrating activities focused on enhancing their creativity, mastery, originality and artistry. The club is open to all whose eyes burn aflame in the artistry. The club is open to all whose eyes burn aflame in the beauty perfection, and whose hearts are passionately set to inspire the masses for change and for deeper appreciation of every creation.

Media Arts Club

Media Arts Club – The Media Arts Club is visual arts clubs open to film enthusiasts and camera loving students. The club aims to equip members with basic and working knowledge on camera operations, techniques and functions.  It also aims to develop the “critical eye” of the members in analysing and critiquing photos, films and other audio and visual materials.  Activities in the club include film viewing and critiquing sessions, photography and video production workshops, studio tour and discussion with film and media experts.

 Updated: September 2017

 

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