Bible Quiz Bee

"I have hidden your Word in my heart that I might not sin against you." "How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your Word." "Your Word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path." (Psalm 119:11, 9, 105) The goals of the Bible Quiz Bee is to challenge youth to know, study, and apply the Word of God to their hearts and lives. Competition is a great vehicle to motivate study. Group and individual study is a tremendous boost to friendships, fellowship, discipleship, and accountability. Having "secreted" God's Word in one’s heart and mind provides the opportunity to "shine as lights in a dark world." It is not to focus on the competition nearly as much as on the practical value and life ministry enhancement that is the result of knowing and applying the Word of God. ...
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Christmas Cantata Competition

Pines City Colleges exhibited its students’ talents during the recently held Christmas Carol Competition and the theme was “Pasko: Si Hesus ang Dakilang Manunubos” . Mr. Mark Recolizado and Ms. Marcita Lunag hosted the said event. Ms. Cana Laguador and Ms. Jussette Christi L. Datu sung "Ang Bayan Ko" for the invocation.Our Dear Dr. Abigail T. Bersamin, our Vice President for Academic Affairs delivered the welcome remarks. This years contest piece was entitled "What child is this?". It is a popular Christmas carol with lyrics written in 1865. At the age of twenty-nine (29), English writer William Chatterton Dix was struck with a sudden near-fatal illness, was confined to bed, during which he went into a deep depression. Yet out of his near-death experience, Dix wrote many hymns, including a poem entitled, “The Manger Throne,” from which three stanzas were later culled, set to the traditional English tune “Greensleeves,” and retitled as “What Child Is This?”. The Judges of the contest were MS....
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Overall champion during the BAPTI 12th TVET UBDAN DAING Hotel and Restaurant Services Competition

  Congratulations to Pines City Colleges (PCC) for being the Overall Champion during the BAPTI 12th TVET UBDAN DAING Hotel and Restaurant Services Competition at the Convention Center. Table Set-up: Gold; Flower Arrangement (Buffet Centerpiece): Gold; Mocktail Mixing: Gold; Fruit Flambé: Gold; Table Skirting: Silver; Table Napkin Folding: Silver; Flower Arrangement (Table for Two Centerpiece): Silver; Cooking Competition: Silver; Cocktail Mixing: Silver; Fruit and Vegetable Carving: Silver; Cake Decoration: Bronze. ...
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PCC ignites the spirit of sportsmanship

Anticipation and excitement filled the jam-packed covered court of Pines City Colleges (PCC) as the opening of Intramurals 2014 kicked off last August with a parade of contingents from the non-teaching staff to the faculty and athletes of the different colleges. The Masters of Ceremony were Pharmacy students Tristen Alan Mazo and Ellorah Khaya Abad. VP for Administration Ms. Ma. Regina S. Prats warmly acknowledged the excited crowd. NSTP Coordinator John Patrick Sanchez introduced the guest speaker, former National Muay Thai Coach and three times World Muay Thai Champion Brent "Golden Boy" Velasco. He inspired the spectators as he shared his experiences as an athlete.  He mentioned how he at a young age dreamed of becoming a champion and how he worked hard for it. “There is no shortcut to success. You have to do your best. Become a champion, act like a champion,” said Velasco. He encouraged the students to be better and fearless to win all their battles. The excitement heightened...
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Higschool Glee Club goes to the ‘Grandfiesta Choral Competition’

Pines City Colleges’ High School Glee Club together with the VP for Administration Ms. Ma. Regina S. Prats (standing: second from left), Coach Mr. Kevin Liban (standing: right), PCC – Basic Education Department Principal Ms. Elvira Ivy T. Manuel (second from right) during the “Grand Fiesta Choral Competition” at the Resorts World Manila in Pasay City last December 11....
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High School Glee Club qualify for National Choral Competition

Pines City Colleges’ (PCC) High School Glee Club sang their way into the finals of the Resorts World Manila National Choral Competition after live auditions. They will break out the holiday cheerat the Newport Performing Arts Theater in Pasay City on December 11, at 7 p.m. The event is part of the Resorts World’s Grand Fiesta 2012. The group of twenty – eight battled it out to be one of the two contenders from the Northern Luzon Region. Other participants will come from Southern Luzon (1), National Capital Region (NCR) (3), Visayas (1), and even as far as Mindanao (1). PCC High School Glee Club coach, Kevin Liban, said: “I am confident that our group will do their best in the competition. We can see that the other participants are good, so, we really prepared for them.” According to Mr. Liban, the choir has gone through intensive trainings and workshops throughout the year. The past weeks, they have focused on the contest piece...
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Secondary students had won several events

Pines City Colleges’ Basic Education Department continues its pursuit of quality education and holistic development as it produces students who are winners – inside and outside the school. “We are making noise. We’re standing up to tell everyone that we have something to give,” the department’s new principal Ms. Elvira Ivy Manuel said. En route to achievement, on October 22, selected high school students gave pride to the school as they took home 9 medals during the exciting Provincial UP Namnama Sirib Ken Saririt held at Easter School. Gold medals were brought home by Grade-Six pupil Kathlyn Fajardo, who won the Declamation category and high school student Darren Joy de Jesus who joined the English Extemporaneous Speech. Silver medal winners were: Patricia Mae Doss (Essay Writing category), Kazmira Julaton(Poster-Making category), and Princess Cadag (Oration category). Bronze medalists for the Quiz Bee were Ranillo Masilungan, Zari Alexis Parel and Katreena Jasmine Fajardo. Lorraine Tubon bagged the bronze medal in the Extemporaneous Speech in Filipino. “Ito...
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