City students provided with drug prevention activities

BAGUIO CITY – A total of 1,452 secondary students in the city so far were provided with drug prevention and intervention activities by the Uplife Movement after entering into a tripartite memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the city government represented by Mayor Mauricio Domogan and Schools District Office-Baguio represented by City Schools Supt. Federico Martin.

Martin reported this in Monday's flag-raising rites at City Hall before local officials and employees headed by Vice Mayor Edison Bilog.

He said the students attended a Youth Summit in partnership with a team headed by the Vice-Mayor where drug abuse and its ill effects were thoroughly discussed.

School Against Drug Abuse Councils composed of various school-based stakeholders were organized in every school including the Lakas Isip Ng Kabataan in coordination with the Philippine Mental Health Association aimed at strengthening the minds of learners in facing challenges.

In terms of financial management, Martin revealed that the Schools Division Office (SDO)-Baguio ranked first in utilization rate, disbursement rate and obligation rate in the entire Cordillera region according to a Department of Budget and Management (DBM)-generated reports.

SDO-Baguio also had the most complete financial documents that were submitted on time from July to October this year, he added.-gaby keith

Re: City celebrates Int'l PWD Day

BAGUIO CITY – The city government will celebrate the International Day of Persons With Disabilities (PWD) on December 2 with the theme, "Transformation Towards a Sustainable and Resilient Society for All".

The whole-day event is spearheaded by the city social welfare and development office (CSWDO) under Betty Fangasan, office of councilor Arthur Allad-iw, other organizations and stakeholders.

The celebration will commence with a parade starting 8 am from Upper Session Road to Malcolm Square participated by students, teachers and parents from SPED-Baguio, SPED-Easter, St. John Paul II Learning Center, Baguio School for the Deaf, HOPE, Easter College, Autism Society of the Philippines, Baguio Federation of the Visually Impaired, University of the Cordilleras, HPCD, NLSVI, DUABC, SLRI, PT, and more.

An inter-faith service will ensue at Malcolm Square followed by a program graced by city officials and guests where Rep. Mark Go will deliver the welcome remarks and Mayor Mauricio Domogan will give an inspirational message.

Also giving an inspirational talk is CSWDO head Fangasan, coun. Allad-iw will deliver the closing remarks while SPED students will perform an intermission number.

After the program, booths will be set-up by various schools and organizations and end with a showcase of talents and band concert by the visually impaired until 5 pm.

Local officials led by Domogan, Go and Vice Mayor Edison Bilog have often stressed that Baguio does not tolerate any kind of discrimination and supports equality for all.-gaby keith

 
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