Baguio City high celebrates its 96th-A A +A
Monday, October 29, 2012
WITH the showcase of Cordilleran dances and festival activities, the Baguio City National High School celebrated its 96th Foundation Anniversary with the theme, “Engaging the Community Towards the Centenary,” yesterday.
The biggest high school in the city flooded the main thoroughfares with its students, teachers and employees during the opening parade.
Selected students from the school and its annexes displayed Cordillera dances like Bendiyan, Begnas-Ritual/thanksgiving dances as interpretation of the founding anniversary of the school.
The Hataw or dance aerobics of the teachers and non-teaching personnel highlighted the activity where the first, fourth, second year levels won first, second and third place, respectively.
“You will be productive citizens and seasoned professional of the community, you could be a political person armed with guts, you could be future leaders of Baguio,” said guest speaker Atty. Isidoro Bautista of BCNHS class ’63.
“We are very proud for the many years that the school has produced abundant achievements and more of it to come in its centenary comes 2016,” said Principal Elma Donaal.
Recognition of Service Awardees and Parlor games like breaking the pot, chicken catching and palo sebo were the activities in the afternoon.
The BCNHS Employees Association organized the Search for Mr. and Ms. Foundation Day and the Luncheon. (Riona Copiling/Jayrerose Guevara)
Published in the Sun.Star Baguio newspaper on October 30, 2012.