Teachercaster Episode 5 (Senior High School Department)

Home Economics ft. Online Election 

Teachercaster Mr. King Emmanuel Matulac, Home Economics teacher, from SHS department reported highlights of activities during the 5th week of distance learning.  

Mr. Matulac narrated how grade 11 and grade 12 students of Technical Vocation Livelihood strand were engaged in activities designed for their specialized subjects under Home Economics.  

For Bartending NC II, the students did an activity about telephone etiquette. One of the students from 2HE, Myka Pauline Bator, demonstrated the proper way of answering the customer’s requests about hotel booking. Once accomplished, the students received a certificate of completion as part of their assessment.  

For Bread and Pastry Production, the students were able to follow the instructions of their teacher on how to decorate cakes through the Learning Management System, Microsoft 365. The students used layered pancakes as an alternative. They displayed their creations with different variation on toppings. Evidently, the students were really engaged and interested in what they did.  

“In this new normal, we encountered a lot of challenges, but still Midway is honored to present the Learning Enhancement Program or the LEP.” says Mr. Matulac.  

Despite the changes and challenges brought by the pandemic, Midway remained true to its commitment in delivering transformative education. One of the institution’s efforts in fulfilling this includes the Learning Enhancement Program.  

Mr. Matulac also featured the online election for the school year 2020-2021 on September 16, 2020.  

The election is considered as an important milestone for the student assembly. The student party list, AIWISST which stands for “Ako Ikaw Walang Iwanan Sama Sama Tayo” dominated the student election.  

Furthermore, he emphasized that amid the pandemic, Midway celebrated its 32nd founding anniversary by conducting activities for students to participate.  

Part of the celebration includes the conduct of Tagisdunong 2020, an online quiz bee that aims to showcase the knowledge of students across departments. The semi-final round was done via Kahoot app and MS Teams. It was held successfully through the efforts of English teachers in facilitating the flow of the program.   

In closing, Mr. Matulac says, “Yes, this year is different, but Midway pledged to deliver the quality of education.”  

The following faculty members were recognized for their roles in this segment, such as: Mark Reiniel Lagman, Assistant videographer; Lyca B. Clerigo, Screenplay Director; and Jefferson C. Ortiz, Director. 


Tagisdunong 2020

Online Quiz Bee

One of the activities during the 32nd founding anniversary of Midway Colleges includes an online quiz bee called “Tagisdunong 2020”.  

The quiz bee is open to all officially enrolled students Midway Colleges. This aims to further engage students from the different departments.  

The quiz bee has three phases: elimination, semi-final, and final round. The elimination round was done per class section. It consists of a 30-item multiple-choice type examination comprising questions from the topics. It was conducted by the advisers in their respective advisory classes. The top two students from each class qualified for the next phase.  

The semi-final round was conducted by program level. It consists of a 40-item multiple-choice type examination questions.  It was administered using two applications: the first 20 items via MS Forms and the remaining 20 items via Kahoot application. 

The final round was conducted at the institutional level via Kahoot app and streamed on Facebook from Microsoft Teams. Questions in the final round is divided into easy, average, and difficult Levels.   

During the contest proper, the assigned technical team began with an invocation. The Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Sabino Czar Cloma Manglicmot II gave a welcome remark. He encouraged the students to give their best shot and congratulated them beforehand.  

The chair of Tagisdunong 2020, Ms. Pauline Kay Gaya, read the mechanics to remind the finalists of the rules and regulations.  

The finalists were introduced by the assistant chair of the event, Mr. Jan Ashley Casco.  

Quiz masters Ms. Zairene Joy Lucas and Ms. Lorie Mae Domingo facilitated the flow of questions whilst providing trivia and additional information for every answer. This kept the audience from Facebook live engaged, informed, and entertained.  

The highest scorer among the semi-final qualifiers across the programs was declared as the winners.                                       

The winners are:  

5th placers – College of Business  

Danica Lie Icalla  
Bernadette Baang  

4th – College of Maritime Education – Marine Engineering  

Sherwin Lagazon – MENM3A1  
Laurence Ira De Paterno – MENM1B1 

3rd – Institute of Technical Skills and Development  

Kier Eleison Aglibot  
 Cedrick John Martin – CS1A1 

2nd – Senior High School Department  

Myka Pauline Bator – ACAD  
Alain Frank Ariel – PBM 

1st – College of Marine Education – Marine Transportation  

Ivan James Española   – MT NM1A1  
Jaycee De Alonzo 

Closing Remarks was given by Dr. Jemmuel C. Roque of Office of the Student Affairs Dr. Roque congratulated all the participants and winners.  

Mr. Edmar R. Dizon of the Executive Office acted as the moderator.