By Ramon Lauron Orcullo

Into the fourth week since the implementation of limited face-to-face classes, Undersecretary for Curriculum and Instruction Diosdado M. San Antonio from DepEd Central Office visited Alegria Stand Alone Senior High School (ASASHS) and monitored the status of its pilot run on December 07, 2021.
DepEd Caraga Regional Director Ma. Gemma M. Ledesma, CESO V, Curriculum and Learning Management Division chief Dr. Isidro M. Biol, Jr., and DepEd Surigao del Norte Superintendent Ma. Teresa M. Real accompanied the undersecretary during the said visit.

Usec. San Antonio roamed around the campus to check on some classrooms and facilities after practicing the health checking protocols at the triage booth.
The school also narrated to the undersecretary the school’s journey in the preparation up to the conduct of limited face-to-face classes.

After a short conference, San Antonio asked about how the school designs and conducts its instruction and assessment in modular distance learning and now with face-to-face classes.
The undersecretary also asked about the school’s passing rate in the National Certificate of TESDA and which curriculum exits most graduates choose to pursue.

He congratulated the school administrator and the teachers for working so hard to provide quality education to the learners despite the pandemic and for gaining promising results in terms of its curriculum and instruction.

Alegria Municipal Mayor and Vice Mayor Rene G. Esma and Dominador G. Esma were also present during the visit to show their support to ASASHS in all its undertaking since its implementation of the senior high school curriculum in 2016.

Usec. San Antonio and RD Ledesma thanked the stakeholders for helping the school realize its plans for the benefit of the learners. They were amazed by the school’s huge transformation despite being a new school.

School administrators from Alegria District were among those who welcomed the undersecretary in his visit.

ASASHS is the only stand-alone senior high school in the region to join the pilot implementation of face-to-face classes.