Brigada Eskwela narrative report 2022 – Batasan Hills National High School
The Department of Education (DepEd) had its annual “Brigada Eskwela” from August 1 to 26, 2022 for all public elementary and secondary schools nationwide. “Brigada Eskwela” is also known as the National Schools Maintenance Week.
In connection with this, the Batasan Hills National High School (BHNHS) in Barangay Batasan Hills, Quezon City was chosen to be venue for the launching of School Division Office-Quezon City (SDO-QC) last August 2.
The administration of BHNHS together with selected faculty members and students worked closely with officials from SDO QC in the days leading up to the event.
High-ranking officials from the Quezon City local government including Barangay Chairman John “Jojo” Abad of the Barangay Batasan Hills as well as officials SDO QC led by the superintendent Dr. Jenilyn Rose Corpuz graced the event.
The school’s principal, Dr. Eladio Escolano kicked off the activity by welcoming everyone in attendance, with Dr. Corpuz giving the opening remarks.
Quezon City Mayor Josefina “Joy” Belmonte, Vice Mayor Gian Carlo Sotto, and each of the city’s six district representatives also gave pre-recorded messages. They were Congressman Juan Carlos “Arjo” Atayde of District 1, Congressman Ralph Tulfo of District 2, Congressman Franz Pumaren of District 3, Congressman Marvin Rillo of District 4, Congressman Patrick Michael “PM” Vargas of District 5, and Congresswoman Maria Victoria “Marivic” Co-Pilar of District 6.
Selected students from the BHNHS’s Special Program for the Arts (SPA) gave the intermission number. For his part, Dr. Wilfredo Cabral, the Regional Director for DepEd-National Capital Region gave his inspirational remarks.
Florian B. Enriquez, district governor of Rotaract Club of Quezon City District 3780, Mr. Reginald Andal of Manila Water Foundation, and Ms. Nina Bautista of the Saint Luke’s Medical Center Foundation gave messages of solidarity for the “Brigada Eskwela” initiative.
Over the next four weeks, different organizations and individuals from all walks of life took their turns to be part of the “Brigada Eskwela” through their donations or acts of volunteerism.