“ Campus Journalism: Driving Force in Promoting Health, Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Lifestyles.” 2013

posted Dec 11, 2013, 9:02 AM by Belinda Dizon

Pursuant to Republic Act No. 7079 otherwise known as the “Campus Journalism” Act of 1991 and in support to DepEd Order No. 47, S. 2010, its implementing rules and regulations, the Division of City of Balanga conducted  the Division Schools Press Conference last October 10-12, 2013 in Balanga Elementary School with the theme “ Campus Journalism: Driving Force in Promoting Health, Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Lifestyles.”

 Puerto Rivas Elementary School participated in this event. They were Jaizen J. Buenaventura from Grade VI  for news writing in English and Indy A. Cervaño from Grade V for news writing in Filipino.

    The conference aims to demonstrate understanding of the importance of journalism by expressing it through different journalistic., endeavours and approaches , sustain advocacy  on social consciousness, provide a venue for an enriching learning experience for students interested in pursuing journalism as a career, promote responsible journalism and fair and ethical use of social media and enhance journalistic competent through healthy and friendly competitions.

There was an opening program, a National Anthem conducted by Mrs. Melinda S. Mendoza, T-III of Cupang Elementary School followed by a prayer led by Mrs. Cresencia C. Ighut, T-I of Balanga Elementary School. A roll call 

 led by Ms. Cherrielyn Roque, MT-I of Tuyo Elementary School then an inspirational message coming from our Schools Division Superintendent, Dr. Ronaldo A. Pozon. Dr. Merlinda T. Tablan, EPS-I in English and Dr. Corazon T. Lopez, EPS-I in Filipino orient and discussed the contest rules.

  After the opening program, the contestants for each category in that day proceeds to their room assignments  for lecture and then for contest proper.

            The other category was scheduled on second and third day of the said contest.

            At the closing program the participants received certificate of participation and the winners received certificate of recognition. This event was successfully done.