It is important to be reminded through a school play-- The King of the Forest-- that the balacat, the betis, and the dao trees were once growing profusely in Pampanga as students are taught all the time about environmental advocacy in the natural science and social science subjects. The more common trees are also mentioned in the play: the banaba, the cupang, the guava, the banyan, and the raintree (locally known as the acacia). All these trees bring benefit to the community
To prepare for the rigorous production of the play, The King of the Forest, the administration of Pax et Lumen held a one-day team building session for the teachers and staff at the peaceful and exclusive setting of Tagaytay Highlands to give an appropriate environment for re-charging, re- learning, and planning sessions.
Set on a scenic promontory overlooking the famed Taal Lake and Taal Volcano, Tagaytay Highlands provides a very unique view of the surroundings as well a
Students from Kindergarten to Grade 4 went on their annual co-curricular field trip on 2 December. Their first stop was at the inter-active Museo Pambata or Children’s museum where they learned about things historical, cultural, and technological. Their next stop was to see a matinee performance of Tschaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite. The ballet performance made the children see the beauty of classical ballet and its accompanying music. The beautiful dances in the midst of a ma
Students from Grade 5 to 10 went to Malolos, Bulacan and to visit the Barasoain Church as well as visit a stevia farm for their co-curricular field trip on 2 December. The visit to Malolos and the historic church gave the students an opportunity to see an actual setting of an important event in Philippine history: the writing of the first Philippine Constitution and the site of the first Philippine Republic. The students also dropped by a stevia farm to see how a plant is ra