PNSB celebrated National Teachers’ Month, National and World Teachers’ Day
The Philippine National School for the Blind (PNSB) celebrated the National Teachers’ Month, (NTM), National Teachers’ Day (NTD) and World Teachers’ Day (WTD) with the theme ‘Gurong Pilipino: Turo Mo Kinabukasan Ko’.
Through the leadership of the Supreme Student and/or Pupil Government (SSPG) headed by President Emmanuel P. Endrinal and the PNSB Students’ Alliance for Leadership with Moral Soundness (PSALMS) headed by the President Cherie B. Omar, students organized month-long activities to honor their teachers. They conducted numerous competitions Such as essay writing, slogan making, spoken poetry, and art contest.
These events were joined by different students of different grade levels showing their appreciation for the contributions of teachers in their lives. Free massage was also given by the students themselves to offer sort of relaxation to their teachers after days of work to teach them. There were also students who gave letters and cards of appreciation.
The month-long celebration was concluded by a half-day but meaningful celebration of (NTD) and (WTD) held early morning October 4 at the PNSB Covered Court and PNSB Conference Hall. That morning was spiced with relaxing and enjoyable games for the 28 teachers, hard-earned prizes, sumptuous foods, and songs originally composed by the students entitled “Keyo ang Guro” and the “Turo Mo, Kinabukasan ko”. Both songs were well applauded by teachers for it speaks about the selfless love, hard work and dedication of teachers to educate the youth with visual impairment.