February: A Month Full of Activities
for the Administrative Staff
February was a busy month for the Administrative
Staff (AS) of POVEDA.
On February 6, the officers of Student Council
of POVEDA (SCOP), led by their moderator Mrs.
Ria Perez, celebrated the office personnel by
giving them the whole morning of fun and to relax.
The morning began with a Eucharistic celebration
presided by Fr. Godwin Tatlonghari. The activities
that followed included a relaxing spa massage
treatment at the Little Theater, heartfelt singing
of the staff at the videoke station at the Oben
Hall while prizes and gifts were being raffled
off. The day ended with a sumptuous lunch buffet
complemented with lechon also provided by the
On February 13, the LEAP teachers gave the administrative
staff a different LEAP Experience.
They celebrated the month of love with a talk
on "The Five Languages of Love" by Gary
Chapman. Mr. Brinson James Franco, a guidance
counselor at UNO High School, led the activity.
The talk gave emphasis on words of affirmation,
quality time, receiving gifts, acts of service,
and physical touch as the focus of the love languages.
The activity was part of the AS "Jacob's
Well" which focused on the Povedan core value
Lastly, to close the month of February and to
prepare for the season of Lent, Ms. Ria Ruiz,
TA Philippines President gave a talk on the importance
of prayer last February 27. It was a timely topic
which reminded everyone to always turn to prayer
in everything that they do, emphasizing the saying
of St. Teresa of Jesus that prayer is an intimate
sharing between friends.