MPGCHS’ Child Protection Committee cited most functional in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Nov. 29 (PIA) -- The Mountain Province General Comprehensive High School (MPGCHS) here is the most functional school-based child protection committee – secondary level in the province.

 

Governor Bonifacio C. Lacwasan, Jr. awarded P40,000 and a certificate of recognition to the school for the feat.  

The Search for the Most Functional School-Based Child Protection Committee (CPC) –Secondary Level was initiated by the Provincial Council for the Protection of Children (PCPC) chaired by the Governor to recognize active and functional CPC organized in both public and private secondary schools in the province.

The search is also in support to national government’s efforts in the institutionalization and promotion of child rights and protection.

Otucan-Bila National High School in Otucan, Bauko was second while Dacudac National High School in Tadian landed third and received cash prize of P30,000 and P20,000 respectively, and certificate of recognition.

Consolation prize of P10,000 and certificate of participation were awarded to Sabangan National High School and Dalican National High School of Bontoc.

The Provincial Council for the Protection of Children (PCPC) chaired by the Governor initiated in 2016 the Search for the Most Functional School-Based Child Protection Committee (CPC)–Secondary Level to recognize active and functional CPC organized in both public and private secondary schools in the province.

The search is also in support to national government’s efforts in the institutionalization and promotion of child rights and protection.

The Child Protection Council is assessed based on four indicators namely organization of the Child Protection Committee and its composition which must be in accordance with DepEd Order No. 40,S.2012 (10%); conduct of regular quarterly meetings supported by minutes of meetings duly signed by the secretariat and committee chairperson with attached attendance sheet (10%); policies and plans which include CPC annual action plan, school-based child protection and/or anti-bullying policies and written procedures on disciplinary proceedings (30%), and accomplishment report as per CPC Action Plan, and feedback mechanism (50%). Juliet Saley(JDP/JBS-PIA CAR, Mt. Province)

 

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Mt. Province Destinations

Alab Petroglyph

The Alab Petroglyph is a huge rock formation that was inscribed with bows and arrows and is believed to have contained the ancient fertility rites of natives.

Backstrap and Loom weaving Houses ( Samoki Weaving)

This is where one can see an actual weaving by the locals. Tourists can come to this place for a photo-op and a chance to try their hand at weaving. Souvenirs can also be bought at these houses.

Bay-yo Rice Terraces

Bay-yo Rice Terraces are a smallet type of terraces that is spectacular to look at for tourists.

Bomod-ok Falls

Cascading white water and with a forceful might sending sprays of water that even on a hot day gives you an idea of just how freezingly-cold the pool at the bottom of the falls is truly a majestic sight to behold.

Bontoc Village Museum

It features a range of artifacts crafted by the Igorots for domestic purposes, to be used for traditional celebrations or practices. Inside the museum, one could appreciate the distinct richness of the Igorot's way of life.

Mt. Amuyao

The 8th highest peak in the Philippines with an elevation of 2,702 meters above sea level. Its summit provides its climbers a breathtaking panoram of Mountain Province, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Ifugao and Cagayan Valley.

Mt. Clitoris (Tadian)

This is a sacred mountain regardless of its name. Standing proudly and serenely over 3 villages, this conical-shaped land mass is said to be home to some enchanted eels.

Mountain Province Trade Center

A mini-shopping center managed by the Department of Trade and Industry where skillfully crafted indigenous products are sold.

Sagada Hanging Coffins

Having their coffins hangng at the limestone sliffs is an imrtant tribal custom that thee locals have complied with through hundred of years.

Sumaguuing Caves

Two hundred fifty or so steps down a slipery trail, one can reach the Sumaguing Cave. This is one of the Philippines famous spelunking sites, it is a spectacular place to go to for the adventorous soul.