Events: NOHS Turns 110 - Oldest in Province
Negros Occidental High School NOHS has been declared by the National Historical Institute as the oldest school in the province, which has always been a provincial landmark, celebrates its 110th Foundation Anniversary with the theme ‘Continuing the 110 Years Legacy of Culture of Excellence, July 1 to 6.
The week-long festivity kicks off on Sunday with a Fun Run dubbed ‘Dalagan parasa Pinaka-daan nga mga Eskwelahan’, followed by a program that formally declares the opening of the Barrio Fiesta- themed celebration typified by food kiosks, Bingo games, and carnival rides among others.
Joining the NOHS community in its century-and-a decade anniversary opening salvo are Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon, DepEd Negros Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Rizalino Tortosa, ASDS Freddie Mocon, ASDS Anthony Liobet, Mr. Romeo Sison, ES - (MAPEH.), NOHS Alumni Association President Engr. Edwin Galon, NOHS GPTA officers headed by Pres. Madeline Diaz, and Brgy. Capt. Dante Danoy, of Brgy. 39. In line with the theme is the History ‘Walk which depicts glimpses of NOHS throughout the century, the Mural Painting Contest sponsored by the Rotary Club - Metro Bacolod that its president, Ms. Chua and VP/Admin. Officer Jess Calixto; the `Hatawsa NOHS’, a playground demonstration by the 5,000 plus strong student-populace; and the `Pasunda-yag’ that showcases NOHS ians’ talents in dancing, singing, and the theatre. Other fun-filled events that visitors and friends may enjoy are Paindis-indissa Barangay NOHS, Barangay Kapamilya Caravan, Hinampang, Quiz Bee, Adlaw sang mga Manunudlo, which will culminate with the first-ever search Lin-ay sang Probinsyal Hayskul.*