In preparation for the incoming class opening, the Department of Education announces that the Early Registration for School Year 2022-2023 shall be conducted from March 25 to April 30, 2022, nationwide. In line with this, DCVES officially started the early registration of learners for School Year 2022-2023 on March 25, 2022.
School personnel headed by the principal, Mrs. Maria Liza P. Cabildo, together with the GPTA Officers and some Barangay Officials joined the campaign and parade in the nearby community. This campaign ensures the right of all school-aged learners to enroll and be equally provided with quality, accessible, relevant, and liberating basic education.
As stipulated in DepEd Order (DO) No. 03, s. 2018 or the Basic Education Enrollment Policy, all incoming Kindergarten and Grades 1 learners shall pre-register to allow the Department to make necessary preparations and adjustment of plans for the incoming school year. Grades 2-6 are considered pre-registered and will not need to participate in the early registration.
DCVES conducted the Oath Taking Ceremony of all the newly elected school leaders; Faculty Club Officers headed by Mr. Jonas B. Luciano, Supreme Pupil Govenrment (SPG) Officers supervised by Mrs. Rizalyn L. Dela Cruz and GPTA Officers headed by Mrs. Elsa Carongoy, Grade 6 parent. It was held in the Office of the School Principal on March 17, 2022.
Continuing the legacy of the former students and parents officers, the newly elected leaders swore to serve the school, and fulfill their duties and responsibilities, by observing the rules and regulations of DepEd, in line with the Vision, Mission and Goal of Don Carlos Village Elementary School in Pasay City.
It was an important ceremonial gesture signifying the official start of their term in the institution.
“Nothing is of greater importance than the conservation of human life.”
On March 15, 2022, at exactly 3 o’clock in the afternoon, the school conducted a Fire Drill headed by the SDRRM Coordinator, Mr. Romnick Capilitan and the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) officers of Malibay Fire Station in Pasay City.
After the drill, the fire officers explained the purpose of this activity, which is to prepare all the teachers, learners and school staffs with the knowledge they need to do to quickly make their way to safety in the event of an emergency situation.
Fire safety drills are of critical importance as it helps to access how quickly students and teachers can evacuate from the school premises, test emergency evacuation plans, remind students of the location of emergency routes and assembly points, and to remind students of the sound of fire alarms.
It is best to avoid any unnecessary risks and to act so that everyone stays safe.
After missing out on face-to-face classes and meeting new friends for 2 years year due to the pandemic, learners once again might get to cherish the joys of going to school. In March 7, 2022, the virtual orientation for parents and stakeholders was successfully held. The school nurse, Esnairah T. Diamla, discussed the importance of “Well-Being and Protection” which involves the holistic health of everyone who will be participating in the possible pilot implementation of the expanded phase of the limited F2F in DCVES. Mr. Romnick C. Capilitan, SDDRM Coordinator, also discussed the Safety Seal Accreditation, Preventive Measures, Contingency Plan and School Map. The Safety Seal accreditation affirms that an establishment is compliant with the minimum public health standards set by the government and uses or integrates its contact tracing with StaySafe.ph. All the queries of parents regarding the Pilot Testing were answered through open forum.
This orientation was then followed by the conduct of simulation activities which was participated by the selected teachers to hold classes, learners from different grade levels, Master Teachers and the School Head. PSDS Dr. Eleanor C. Capilitan together with EPS in ESP Dr. Ana Marie A. Afuang were also present as external observers. All the students and teachers observed the proper social distancing and safety protocols inside the school premises.
The school remains hopeful to implement face-to-face learning, subject to the approval of the Schools Division of Pasay City, meeting the qualifications set by concerned government agencies – correspondence from the LGU, low-risk classification for Covid-19, and passing school safety assessment tool.
As for the participating learners, only those who were able to secure consent from their parents, have no comorbidities will be allowed to join the classes. The limited F2F classes shall cover learners in selected Kindergarten to Grade 3 classes. The class sizes shall also be limited with 7 learners in Kindergarten (1 class); 7 learners in Grade 1 (2 classes) and 14 learners in Grades 2 and 3 (2 classes for each grade level).
Don Carlos Village Elementary School Girl Scouts participated in a Virtual World Thinking Day Ceremony conducted by GSP-Pasay Council on February 22, 2022. Different activities and ceremonies were held on this special day for the girls through their respective troop leaders.
Invited guests, teachers, and scouters attended in the virtual engagement to support the activity. Prepared program began with the Entry of Colors by the Girl Scouts, Prayer by the Senior Girl Scouts, followed by the Singing of the Nationalistic Song, Scouts oath, promise and law, messages from the guests and Troop Leaders. The celebration focused on the theme “Our World, Our Equal Future”.
Girl Scouts and adult leaders participated actively in the said event. At the end of the day, each Girl Scout conveyed “Happy Thinking Day” to their fellow and sister girl scouts.
Great achievement always requires great sacrifice. This year, the SBM Team focused on a goal to reach a level of achievement for the school-based management system of this institution that they never thought possible. One part at a time, one day at a time, they were able to accomplish the goals they have set to achieve.
On June 14, 2021, Mr. Arturo A. Tolentino, OIC-Assistant School Division Superintendent, together with his Division SBM Assessors team, conducted the SBM Monitoring. And through the leadership of our School Head, Mrs. Maria Liza P. Cabildo, DCVES was able to obtain an over-all score of 2.681 during the conduct of the Division School-Based Management (SBM) Level of Practice Validation.
The school was able to accomplish 100% of the necessary documents for every principle. They provisioned necessary equipment intended for SBM room and sustained initiative in enhancing the SBM. With that, the school achieved Level 3 of practice and received the certificate on December 20, 2021.
The 1st Council-wide Virtual Jamborette was held on December 16-18, 2021 via FB Live and Google Meet. Scouts from around the Division of Pasay City gathered online to learn about the cultures and the activities in which the scouts shall participate. Amid the pandemic, they were eager to participate in the said activity.
DCVES Scouts showed their support by wearing their scouts uniform and took selfies during the program. The purpose of the activity was to encourage their physical, intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual development of young people so that they take a constructive place in society as responsible citizens. Scouting is important for it aims to help youth develop academic skills, self-confidence, ethics, leadership skills, and citizenship skills that influence their adult lives. And even if we are in the midst of pandemic, SDO-Pasay made it possible to gather the scouts online.
As a kick-off to the month-long celebration of the National Reading Month, dissemination and discussion of activities were planned and scheduled in the leadership of our School Head, Mrs. Maria Liza P. Cabildo, together with the reading month focal person, Ms. Pamela Ayson, and the rest of the English team.
Opening program was held on November 8, 2021. Scheduled activities were facilitated in each week. The following were the assigned activities for each grade level; Character Costume for Kindergarten, Poem Recital for Grade I, Declamation for Grade II, Tongue-Twister for Grade III, Story Reading for Grade IV, Essay writing for Grade V, Poster, Slogan and Dugtungang Pagbasa for Grade VI.
On November 26, 2021, at exactly 9 o’clock in the morning, teachers, parents and learners participated in the Nationwide Simultaneous Synchronize Reading and joined the reading challenge.
The school culminating program was held on November 29, 2021. Winners of the different activities on this month-long event proudly showcased their talents and creativity during the virtual engagement.
On October 31, 2021, kindergarten pupils from the 12 sections – Red, Blue, Yellow, Orange, Green, Violet, Pink, White, Lavender, Indigo, Maroon and Peach, joined the celebration of United Nations Day with the theme: “Recovering Better for an Equitable and Sustainable World”.
Parents sent pictures and videos of their children while wearing of costumes represented by their chosen country including Philippines, Thailand, China and others. Each kinder pupil introduced themselves by saying their complete name, section and country they represented. Pictures and videos were all uploaded with consent by the parents to the Official FB page of DCVES Pasay Kindergarten (https://www.facebook.com/dcvespasaykindergartenph).
Though there were no competition for Best in Costume, they all received a certificate of participation for joining this event.