By Elsie D. Mongado

BUTUAN CITY – 01/08/19

DepEd Caraga reinforced the importance of statistics among Junior High School learners by participating in the National Statistics Month celebration in October, 2018 in Butuan City.

The event featured three major competitions namely: the Regional Inter-High School Statistics Quiz and Poster Making Contest, both held on October 19, 2018 at the PSA-RSSO XIII, Butuan City; the Inter-Agency/LGU Statistics Quiz Bowl  on October 30, 2018 at the Balanghai Hotel and Convention Center, Butuan City.

The much-anticipated Inter-Agency/LGU Statistics Quiz Bowl was participated in by various National Government Agencies, Local Government Units, and selected Academic Institutions. DepEd Caraga was represented by the coaches who bagged 2nd place in the Regional  Inter-High School Statistics Quiz.

The celebration was pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 647 which designates the month of October as the National Statistics Month (NSM).  This year’s celebration with the theme, “Exploring  Philippine Wonders in Numbers: Statistics Towards Sustainable Tourism Development” was spearheaded  by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)  Region XIII in partnership with Department of Tourism and Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.

Below is the official results released by PSA-RSSO XIII.