SDO Parañaque awards Best Brigada Pagbasa Implementers


All efforts will not go down the drain.


Schools Division of Paranaque awarded the elementary and secondary schools adjudged as the Best Implementers of Brigada Pagbasa in partnership with Brigada Eskwela in the Brigada Pagbasa Division Awards at Parañaque National High School-Main onJuly 6, 2022.


Elementary Level, Filipino category winners were: Sampaloc Site II Elementary School, first place; Col. E. de Leon Elementary School, second place; and Parañaque Elementary School Central, third place; correspondingly, the English category winners were: Masville Elementary School, first place; Parañaque Elementary School-Central, second place; and La Huerta Elementary School, third place.


In the Filipino category of the Secondary Level, the winners were: Parañaque National High School-Main, first place; Dr. Arcadio Santos National High School, second place; and Parañaque National High School Baclaran, third place; meanwhile, the winners for the English category were: Parañaque National High School-Main, first place; Dr. Arcadio Santos National High School, second place; and Moonwalk National High School, third place. 


Schools Division Superintendent Evangeline P. Ladines acknowledged the initiatives and efforts that the participating schools rendered, winners or not, to implement Brigada Pagbasa at the height of the pandemic.


Dr. Ladines encouraged the schools to support and continue the program even after the pandemic or the coronavirus disease becomes endemic because of its significance in addressing the learning loss and gaps. 


Moreover, Assistant Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Violeta M. Gonzales also stressed that reading is a foundational skill that will better equip the youth in their future endeavors and that the program necessitates an engaged collaboration and partnerships to sustain. 


In the same event, the Division Brigada Pagbasa Core Group presented a summary report of the accumulated donations amounting to P4,795,876.00. Donated books, learning materials, school supplies, mobile loads, gadgets, health kits, vitamins, and grocery items made up the said amount. 


Furthemore, the volunteers of both elementary and secondary levels mobilized  approximately 1,314 teachers, 1,205 volunteer tutors/readers, 919 book donors, and 2,927 others comprised of parents, students, community, and professionals, local officials, business owners, and NGOs, for a total of 6,365 volunteers. 


Education Program Supervisors of Filipino and English Dr. Edwin S. Doria and Dr. Rodrigo C. Morales, respectively, in partnership with the SEPS for Social Mobilization Maximino E. Santos Jr., facilitated the program with the theme, “Sama-sama, tulung-tulong sa pagtaguyod ng kultura sa pagbasa.” (by Ritche Gallego-Beloy)