Teachercaster Episode 4 (Senior High School Department)

4th Week Journey of SHS DRIVEN Family

“Here at Midway, learning will prevail. The boundless effort made in a short period of time, to cope with the changes remind us that changed is viable.” says Ms. Lyka Clerigo, SHS teacher.

Ms. Clerigo’s report features the 4-week journey of SHS Department specifically the milestones and highlights of phase 1 of the Learning Continuity Plan.

This includes the Flexible Learning Program of which the different teachercasters have talked about how the teachers of midway seized the opportunity to cope with the learning crisis and bring about set of solutions that are once impossible and difficult to implement.

“Ms. Juchel Caning talked about how Midway Colleges welcomed the students to Microsoft 365 as its official Learning Management System.

Ms. Desiree Mallari shared the fun and collaborative activities of SHS English teachers such as the world café activity, telephone communication activity, and brainwriting

2/M Juan Carlo termulo and 3/E Mark Reagan Banate showcased the Senior High School Maritime Strand and tribute to the seafarers as we celebrate the World Maritime Month.”

For activities on Proficiency Week, selected students shared their testimonies and experiences.

“The proficiency task that we did in reading and writing gave us the opportunity to express our opinion in a certain argument. It helped us to discover our hidden talents in terms of writing, we were also given a chance to critic the opinion of our classmates for us to know what part of their arguments were wrong. So, we can improve our critical thinking and writing skills.” Myka Pauline Bator, 12 TVL

“Sa paggawa po ng brochure na ito ay marami po akong natutunan na dapat ay I-apply ko rin po sa sarili ko. Bilang student ng Midway Colleges, akin pong hinihikayat ang aking pong mga kapwa estudenyante na ating pong pahalagahan at pagyamanin ang ating sariling wika dahil kung hindi natin pagyayamin ay sino ang gagawa nito at lagi din po nating ipagmamalaki na tayo po ay Pilipino na may wikang tagalog.” says Yasmine Ruth Clima of 11 STEM

“The class of 12 TMS drew the parts of the boiler during their maritime class, the students’ creativity and knowledge about the parts of the boiler were enhanced in this activity” says Ranilyn Quitoras of 12 TMS

Moreover, Ms. Clerigo mentioned that September is the celebration of Midway Colleges’ Founding Anniversary. In line with this, Tagisdunong 2020 proceeded. The elimination round was conducted per class level. All students participated during their class led by class advisers. The top 2 students for each class are the qualifiers for the semifinal round. Other activities include Mobile Legends and TikTok Midway family edition.

In conclusion, Ms. Clerigo says “Indeed, this academic year will not be an easy journey but midway promises to make learning ingenuine, inclusive and flexible because we are one Midway and Miway Strong”


Teachercaster Episode 2 (Senior High School Department)

English Subject Activities for 2nd week of Classes

Amid the crisis in this pandemic, Midway believes that learning must continue.” says Teachercaster Ms. Deseree Mallari of SHS department.

Ms. Mallari reported the highlights of activities during the 2nd week of classes. Her report features the different topics discussed and activities done by students in their English subjects.

Ms. Mallari says, “As Filipinos, it is important for us to know how rich and noble the Philippine Literature is.”

For 21st Century Literature from the Philippines and the World, students did a world café activity; Ms. Lyka Clerigo, one of the English teachers, made sure that students would learn and appreciate the different literary pieces across the world.

Because of the pandemic, there are restrictions and prohibitions in activities. Nevertheless, the teachers adapted activities that are full of opportunities for learning such as telephone conversation activity for lessons on communication process. The activity aims to develop the communication skills of the students and to help them realize the essence of communication.

The students did a ‘brainwriting’ activity for Research in Daily Life 2. During the activity, each student was given an opportunity to write down ideas about the significance of quantitative research across disciplines. Through the conduct of the said activity, students’ creativity was stimulated and collaboration among students has been promoted.

In summary, Ms. Mallari says “This pandemic will not hinder us in providing transformative education to its students and quality of services to its stakeholders.