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HS Batch '70 - 2020 Golden Jubilee Host

HS’70 post-Valentine general assembly for 2020 homecoming
HS '70 General Assembly for 2020 Homecoming
HS'70 Homecoming committee .
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HS '70 Christmas Party 2018

                HS  ’70 Sapphire Jubilee       Presentation – Divas & A-go-go number  

HS '70-Holy Doors of Mercy Pilgrimage

                   HS ’70 Ruby Jubilee                          Presentation -Brazilian Dance Number.

HS Batch '70 Legacy Project - Renovation of CHSM Chapel

 

HS Class ‘70 restores our beloved CHS Chapel

On February 2, 2020, High School Class ’70 will be celebrating its Golden Jubilee, together with other jubilarians of the College of the Holy Spirit. It will be a joyous event to return to our other childhood home, our Alma Mater. This was where little girls with knobby knees and skinny legs in starched brown and white uniforms grew into young ladies with the kind of inner toughness that help navigate the many tests of a lifetime. Our Alma Mater nurtured our intellectual and emotional growth and our spiritual formation.  We learned from our teachers, textbooks, and the lessons of building lasting friendships.  

The CHS Chapel is the most loyal witness to our spiritual journey. There, in the second grade, we celebrated our First Communion, dressed in long white gowns and veils, ready for a blessing from the Holy Spirit.  There we had many first Friday Masses in our white gala uniform, raising our voices heavenward with hymns we likely remember to this day. There we lined up for our confessions to be heard. There the more prayerful ones of us visited during lunch breaks to say a short prayer. The Chapel was indeed a big part of our young live

 

HS' 70 core group -Vangie Qua, Alice Cabrera-Samson, Cilet Fule-Magsaysay, Juliet Uy-Lee and Panchita-Ablaza.

That dear old Chapel, spare but quietly elegant, aged with us until it was worn and tired, its once shiny wooden floor scuffed and split so one could see right through to the hall below. The natural light from the wide windows that used to bounce off the floor’s warm glow was dulled by a white vinyl cover that later had been laid over the center and front aisles to protect the floor from further degradation. That utilitarian vinyl cover most definitely diminished the Chapel’s serene beauty.

 

HS Class ’70 chose as its Legacy Project for 2020 to restore the Chapel’s wood floor, the very foundation of that beloved place. While other parts of the Chapel still need renewal, the gleaming new wood floor in the center and front aisles now extends a familiar welcome to the CHS communities of students, alumnae, teachers and sisters. The new floor is of Philippine T&G mahogany wood coated with polyurethane that helps protect wood, minimizes scratches and deterioration and lesser maintenance. In addition, the altar has been extended forward by a semi-circular platform of a lighter wood that will be used during Communion. This restored Chapel was blessed by Fr. Angel Magada, our school chaplain on August 10, 2019.

The Chapel Restoration project would not have proceeded without the solid commitment of HS

The Chapel Restoration project would not have proceeded without the solid commitment of HS Class ’70 and its officers. A fundraising and pledge drive which began in 2016 elicited tremendous shows of gratitude and generosity from alumnae in the Philippines and abroad. HS Class ’70 will celebrate the restored Chapel together on Homecoming Day, February 2, 2020.

Above photo from left: Juliet Uy-Lee, Alice Samson, Panchita Ablaza, Cilet Fule-Magsaysay and Evangeline Qua with the newly renovated wooden floor of the CHSM Chapel.
Luncheon and get together of HS Batch '70 for Homecoming 2020 .

2020 Jubilarians

First General meeting of Jubilarians for Homecoming 2020

First general meeting of Jubilarians in August 2019.
First general meeting with Director and CHSAF representatives .

                                HS Batch ’55 with classmates .

HS Batch '55

         The HS Batch ’60 Christmas party was held recently on November 25, 2019. Top Photo from the Left: Carmen Dayrit Padilla, Zonia Buencamino Rapisora and Olive Siongco de Guzman. Second row: Gloria Manalang Angara, Digna Santiago, Angelina Pamiloza Taylor, Ma. Lourdes Rodriguez-Fernandez, Evelyn Llamas Estrella and Rosario Navarro Monasterial. Third Row: Carmen Ignacio Bernardo, Imelda Gener Rodriguez, Norma Tang Lim, Victoria Pineda  Gatchitorena, Veredigna Santos Laxamana, Mina Lopez Austria and Socorro Perez Reyes. 

HS Batch '60

         HS Batch ’60  San Francisco USA residents:                 Above photo from the left: Vivian Almacen de Vera, Leonora Alalayan Basilio, Aurora de Leon Cayunda, Evelyn Dizon Fojas, Edwina Galeon Cavestany, Linda Rivera del Rosario.    

 

Left photo of the HS Batch ’60 ladies while on a visit to Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar.

HS Batch '65

            Live, love and laugh birthday treat of Rosalou Lamson for Class 65 classmates with their adoptive son, Miguel Aguila, who gave joy to the group with his nostalgic songs.

Early Christmas party of Class 65 which coincidentally was also Thanksgiving Day…. very timely for the Emerald ladies who came in Cabaret costumes, to thank the Good Lord for the 55 years of friendship and good health.

On August 3, 2019, despite heavy showers, Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso braved the rains and graced the thanksgiving day celebration of the Laudato Si Garden of Native trees. A joint initiative of Class '65 and CHS Alumni Foundation Inc., the plant-a-tree program was held at the College of the Holy Spirit, Mendiola, Manila campus. The good Mayor planted (2) native trees given to him in his name and another for the City of Manila. The College of the Holy Spirit , Mendiola Manila is one with Mayor Isko in his Go-Green Project Contra Baha. The CHSM Alumni, the SSpS nuns, the Youth Environmental Stewards(YES) and Officials of Barangay 638 came full force to welcome him and support the launching of the Native Greening project of our beloved City of Manila .

CHSAF STRATEGIC PLANNING 2019

The Board of Trustees of the College of the Holy Spirit Alumni Foundation Inc. ended the term 2018-2019 by holding a Strategic Planning 2019 at the St. Scholastica's Center of Spirituality in Tagaytay City. The successful Strategic Planning /workshop was conducted by CHSAF Board member and facilitator, Marissa Camacho and assisted by fellow Board Directors, Veronica Fenix Villavicencio, Amy King Dejardin, and Aya Guevarra. Alumnae from different generations from 1950 to1993 participated and formulated plans and strategies for CHSAF in relation and collaboration with CHSM, S.S.p.S. Sisters CHSNAF and AMC.

PHOTO GALLERY

ANTONIETA VILLARAZA PALENZUELA

CHSAF President HS'65

TMS SHIP AGENCIES INC.

GOLDEN JUBILARIANS HS'69

2019 HOMECOMING THEME

KING SISTERS

Elizabeth, HS'70 Amelita, HS'71 Bernardine, HS'75 Rose Marie, HS'80

CLASS 'HS'77

MERALCO

CLASS HS'74

Bridges, Ideas & Strategists

AIDA TAN YU

BS Commerce Major in Accounting 1965

SPONSORS & PARTNERS IN THE CHSAF SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

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PLATINUM SPONSORS

CHS HS'65

GOLD SPONSORS

CHS HS'77

SPIRIT OF '74

GMA Network News -Media Partner

TMS SHIP AGENCIES INC.

BRONZE SPONSORS

SPES
CONSTRUCTION INC General Contractor

MANILA ELECTRIC COMPANY

MERALCO

Guided by its Tagline "feels Real Good to be home ", DMCI Homes is the leading developer of resort -inspired communities built through a track record of quality and excellence in the Philippine Construction Industry

Bridges, Ideas and Strategies.

ANTONIETA VILLARAZA PALENZUELA

CHSAF PRESIDENT & CLASS HS'65

PEARL SPONSORS

Villar Sipag & Tiyaga Foundation Inc.

compliments of

JOSE ANGELO

MARIEVIC RAMOS-ANONUEVO

Honorable Congressman Prospero A. Pichay & Carla Pichay

CAMACHO FAMILY

Leonarda AA'47/AB'48 Marissa HS'71 Chacha HS'75

GREETINGS FROM CONGRESS WOMAN

GERALDINE B. ROMAN

Moraleda, Duran, Maquiraya & Associates Law Offices

Natalia "Tellie" Francisco HS'62

Atty. Teresita Navarro Santos

Romero, Duero, Romero & Associates Law Office

Kraut Art Glass

Compliments of Raul A.Samson . Igor Mella and Paulina Louise D.C.Lopez

Compliments of Atty. Leslie Dy

CLARKS SHOES

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE in COMMERCE '86

HS'82

Greetings From:

Greetings From:

DONORS

Pilar Guidote Abila-Pena HGC-Elementary 1959

Guevara& Paras -Madara Family

BELLA ROSA FARM Brgy.Apiad Pulong Bunga , Silang , Cavite

Florence Cua-Christman BS PHYSICS '73

Carmen Jazmin F.Lao BSC Accounting '80

Lee Eng So BS Commerce, Management ,1979

Maria Rita S. Pueyo BS Commerce, Accounting 1978