[Originally published on June 2020 at bit.ly/bgsportsspecial]
As an annual tribute to its students, the Marist community celebrated the respective students’ weeks for junior and senior high last February 10 to 14, 2020.
For the junior high, students participated in three days of sports-themed activities during their lunch break, headed by the Marist School Coordinating Body in partnership with sports retailer Decathlon.
The week started with “PANA-LOOnes” wherein students competed in archery and hula-hoop games, succeeded by “MarteSAYA” with football and table tennis contests, and ended with “MiyerCOOLness” that saw basketball and videoke challenges.
On February 13, student-athletes competed against the personnel in volleyball and basketball tourneys held at the Marist Gymnasium.
The week concluded with a variety program prepared by the faculty to entertain the students before the biennial Sports Fest.
Meanwhile, the senior high students’ week began with a program organized by the SHS faculty on February 12, which commenced with a video tribute and musical act followed by different games and dance performances.
On Thursday, the Strand Day emphasized students’ expertise through activities that are unique to their respective tracks and strands.
HUMSS, along with tech-voch, sports track, and drafting students, went to a Sikh temple in San Roque, where they were taught about the practices and history of Sikhism.
STEM students had a convention in the auditorium about HIV and AIDS before engaging in a tree-planting at the premises of the Science laboratory building.
ABM students attended a talk about business and its challenges followed by a cooking show and competition.
Lastly, visual arts and theater arts students prepared for their eventual play, “Dalawahan.” Malcolm Dela Cruz, Rhyan Quiambo, Andrew Cepe, and Mark De Leon // Photos by Jean Oscar Canillas, Juan Miguel Iglesias, and Miguel Angelo Sumalinog