Orientation is a chance for students to learn how things work at their new school and meet other students as well as faculty and staff members. Orientation is also a chance for the school to start getting to know your student. A good orientation program helps students feel excited about starting college and smooths the transition to campus life and the independence that comes with it. Orientation is designed to prepare you for success. You want to start your first day of class with the confidence that comes from knowing how your online university works and what you can expect from the environment. Attending Orientation will give you the best possible start to University by allowing you to:
– Meet other students in your course
– Meet the key staff in your School
– Learn about the services available to support your study
– Ask questions
– Find your way around campus
– Feel more confident about commencing university
– Engage with the social aspects of university life
What a way to welcome the student and launch student-led LEP Activity! Letting the students be themselves and express their fashion sense as we lead them to become a better version of themselves.
Last, September 16, 2022, the Learning Enhancement Program (LEP) Team of the Senior High School Department, in collaboration with the College of Maritime Education, conducted the first Aesthetic Friday with the theme 𝗦𝗜𝗗𝗛𝗔𝗬𝗔 𝗢𝗥𝗜𝗘𝗡𝗧𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡: 𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝘁𝗼 𝗯𝗲 𝗗𝗥𝗜𝗩𝗘𝗡. This activity was a student-led orientation and seminar about Personality Development, Proper Decorum, and Learning Management Systems.
The program started with an opening prayer led by SHS Ambassador Joshua Soriano De Dios of 12 ACAD. After this, there were different activities conducted that broke the ice and made the students active during the program. After this, the discussion formally began.
First, Mr. Edgar Toribio, from 11-PBM, presented the first speaker on that day – Ms. Karen Nicole Gaetos, the Learning Area Coordinator of HOPE and Sciences Cluster. Ms. Gaestos discussed the topic “Personality development: “Becoming the best version of yourself”. Wherein, she highlighted the importance of maintaining body hygiene, taking care of our bodies, and keeping ourselves clean. Moreover, she also encouraged the students to turn their weaknesses into strengths in the wrap-up activity she did during her talk.
Second, Ms. Chazy Andres, Grade 11 student, introduced the next speaker, Mr. Kenneth Lustre, the Learning Area Coordinator of the Language and Communication Cluster. Mr. Lustre discussed the Learning Management System of the school. He discussed the different features of Microsoft Teams and the different things they need to remember and do in the said platform. Furthermore, he also oriented the students about MS Outlook. This discussion was very helpful, especially to those students who are new to our LMS.
Lastly, the third speaker Mr. Ricardo Maines Jr, introduced by Ms. Pauline Kay S. Gaya, discussed the proper decorum, code of discipline, and code of conduct for aspiring seafarers. He also informed how to properly address the teachers whenever they enter and leave the classroom whether they are alone, two, or in a group. The discussion included the correct gestures when giving a salute and the proper standing as well. In the last part of his talk, he gave some jargon that seafarers used when on the duty.
The program became even more successful with the help of Mr. King Emmanuel D. Matulac, the Grade Level Coordinator of the department, who hosted the event.
It was very fun and full of learning activities to help the students to become the best version of themselves. In lieu thereof, the Learning Enhancement Program team, which is composed of Ms. Flordeliza A. Bonifacio, Marc Reinel S. Lagman, and Ms. Andrea V. Dacanay, makes sure that the students will feel a warm welcome and that we are here to support and help them out not only in their academic undertakings but also in extracurricular activities.
The program ended but the learning instills, not only in the mind but also in the action of the students.