Alpha Centauri Educational System Inc, opened its gate once again to its students as it officially open the 2016 – 2017 Academic Year. Coming from a two – month vacation, surely has made the members of the ACES Community gleaming with excitement and desire as everyone has their own story to tell and share. Seeing flocks of students gather around, talking, mingling with old faces (and new ones) has brought life to the ACES Community once again.
Opening a school year could also meant that there are new faces to welcome and new set of goals to accomplish. On July 4, ACES officially marks the beginning of Senior High class with the specific track of ABM and HUMMS respectively.
Orientations are conducted accordingly as the academic year opens. One of its many purposes is to introduce new teachers, as well as students to their new school and to allow them to have a feel of their new environment.
With Mrs. Gisela R. Tolcidas, School Administrator, spearheading the orientation with her welcoming remarks, students had the opportunity to meet members of the faculty and other staff which they would be interacting majority of their stay at ACES.
Mr. Klybe Aurellana, ACES Guidance Consultant, informed Centaurians of the number of services the Guidance Office has to offer which would help them in fulfilling their goals as students of ACES.
Dean Alicia P. Occidental, Ph.D. of the College of Teacher Education, reiterated the importance of doing well and accomplishing good grades as it serves as your mirror of performance while studying. These shall pose an advantage once they reach their time to look for a job and settle with the chosen career.
Mr. Alexander E. Medina, Student Affairs Officer, discussed the rules and regulations to follow at inside (even outside) of ACES for students to practice to avoid conflict and chaos. He further reiterated how important it is especially for students to represent the school, and community in a positive light at all times.
Also part of the said occasion, is the Library Orientation led by Ms. Mary Grace O. Satoya, Library Assistant. In her talk, she specifically briefed the First Year College and Senior High Students of the Library Guidelines in terms of services, book borrowing and proper behavior inside the premises.
Academic year has officially began. – Centaurians are now ready to face the battle ahead. It is for us to see if they will fight a good fight or not.
By: Jeryll Kim Mercado