University of the Assumption Junior High School (UAJHS) celebrated Intramurals with various activities and athletic competitions on September 21-23, 2016.

A total of 28 sections from grades seven to ten participated during the 3-day event with the theme “UAJHS: Empowered Champions throughout Seasons of Greatness.”

UAJHS department gathers for the opening of intramurals. Teams are classified into four: Red Sphinx, Yellow Tigers, Blue Falcons and Green Griffins.

UAJHS department gathers for the opening of intramurals. Teams are classified into four: Red Sphinx, Yellow Tigers, Blue Falcons and Green Griffins.

“For our themes during our intramurals, we always want to bring about in our students what it takes to be an empowered champion…(This year), it is ‘seasons of greatness’ because we want to go global,” explained Ms. Edita Sagmit, UAJHS Principal.

She also said that one of the aims of the activity is to nurture the bodily kinesthetic intelligences of the students while developing also holistic values such as teamwork, unity, accountability and obedience.

Girls’ volleyball game between Grade 9 Blue Falcons and Grade 7 Green Griffins at the covered court

Girls’ volleyball game between Grade 9 Blue Falcons and Grade 7 Green Griffins at the covered court

Cultural presentation was performed on the opening day. Four participating groups competed in interpreting the seasons– winter, spring, summer, and autumn – through dance.Meanwhile, the annual basketball exhibition game between the Pampanga Clergy and the Parents-Teachers Council Association of Assumption Inc. opened the ball games. There were also events in athletics and various indoor games.

Grade 7 emerged as champions in the cultural presentation. They performed a dance interpretation about the season of autumn.

Grade 7 emerged as champions in the cultural presentation. They performed a dance interpretation about the season of autumn.

 

The basketball match between Members of the Pampanga Clergy and PTCAAI was among the anticipated ball games during the Intramurals.

The basketball match between Members of the Pampanga Clergy and PTCAAI was among the anticipated ball games during the Intramurals.

In the end, Grade 10 Red Sphinx emerged as the overall champion and the Grade 8 Yellow Tigers finishing on the second place. Grade 9 Blue Falcons and Grade 7 Green Griffins landed on the third and fourth places, respectively.

(Please click here for the complete list of winners.)

Another event that the department prides about is the launching of the rearticulated UA Graduate Attributes which was led by Fr. Joselito Henson, University president. The lighting of the ceremonial light was made more meaningful with the addition of three torches representing the three values espoused by the University: Biasa (Sciencia), Maganaca (Virtus) and Mayap (Comunitas). These torches were held by three of the outstanding junior high school students namely Lorenz Cabuling, Ellard de Jesus and Harriet Domingo.

New UA Graduate Attributes formally launched by University President Father Joselito Henson; Vice-President for Administration, Father Victor Nicdao ; Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Mediatriz Martin; Vice-President for Finance, Ms, Belina Katigbak; Ms. Edita Sagmit, UAJHS Principal and members of the UAJHS faculty.

New UA Graduate Attributes formally launched by University President Father Joselito Henson; Vice-President for Administration, Father Victor Nicdao ; Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Mediatriz Martin; Vice-President for Finance, Ms, Belina Katigbak; Ms. Edita Sagmit, UAJHS Principal and members of the UAJHS faculty.

 

(from right to left) Lorenz Cabuling, Harriet Domingo and Ellard de Jesus hold the flamed torches signifying the, Biasa, Mayap, Maganaca attributes.

(from right to left) Lorenz Cabuling, Harriet Domingo and Ellard de Jesus hold the flamed torches signifying the, Biasa, Mayap, Maganaca attributes.

Mrs. Analyn Manalo, the over-all chairperson of the Intramurals together with Mr. Ulysses Rengel, the assistant chairperson and sports coordinator, described the event as a success owing to the active participation of all junior high school students, faculty and non-teaching personnel.