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  • School-Based Braille Reading and Writing Contest  conducted

    School-Based Braille Reading and Writing Contest conducted

    Philippine National School for the Blind conducted the first-ever Braille Reading and Writing contest for all its learners.  The contest is open to all learners blind and low vision alike. The contest is divided into two categories: Braille Reading in Filipino and English and Braille Writing in Filipino and English.   In Braille reading, contestants continue reading : School-Based Braille Reading and Writing Contest conductedRead More »
  • Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa, Matagumpay na Ipinagdiwang

    Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa, Matagumpay na Ipinagdiwang

    Bilang pagpapahalaga sa ating sariling wika, idinaos ng buong lupon ng paaralan ang pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa na may tema sa taong ito na “Wikang Katutubo: Tungo sa Isang Bansang Filipino”. Layunin ng pagdiriwang ang patuluyang pagpapaunlad, pagpapayaman, at pagpapalaganap ng mga katutubong wika na makapag-aambag sa higit na kagalingan at kalinangang pambansa continue reading : Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa, Matagumpay na IpinagdiwangRead More »
  • Grade 11 student bound to U.S. to study

    Grade 11 student bound to U.S. to study

    “I am so thankful that I have a chance to walk around here in the museum. Where all things are space and air crafts. Person with disability like me, really appreciate that they have small models for us to touch.” —Lyka Crebillo Grade 11 student, Lyka Crebilio flies to Ohio USA to study there for continue reading : Grade 11 student bound to U.S. to studyRead More »
  • PNSB welcome the new Cluster 5 PSDS

    PNSB welcome the new Cluster 5 PSDS

    The entire PNSB family held a congratulatory welcome program for the cluster 5 newly appointed Public School District Supervisor (PSDS), Dr. Ma. Jessica S. Magayanes.  PNSB teaching, Non-Teaching,  PNSB learners, and GPTA officers met Dr. Magayanes in person to express their unwavering support to the new PSDS. And to further strengthen the ties, selected students continue reading : PNSB welcome the new Cluster 5 PSDSRead More »
  • Bout for Quiz Bee and Spelling Bee challenge relaunched

    Bout for Quiz Bee and Spelling Bee challenge relaunched

    The tandem bee is back! Quiz bee and spelling bee back-to-back competitions have been part of the school’s thrust to develop learner’s enthusiasm for knowledge and motivation for academic excellence.  Held quarterly in a year, these power dou aims to sharpen student’s minds in academics and spelling ability.   Learners are grouped into 3 groups continue reading : Bout for Quiz Bee and Spelling Bee challenge relaunchedRead More »
  • PNSB Celebrates 49th Foundation Day

    PNSB Celebrates 49th Foundation Day

    PNSB celebrates its 49th Year as the only institution mandated to promote the education of the blind in the Philippines. The 49th Foundation Day of PNSB marked the kick-off celebration of its semicentennial anniversary next year. This year’s celebration is a snapshot of what will be in store for the next year’s foundation day dubbed by Mrs. continue reading : PNSB Celebrates 49th Foundation DayRead More »
  • PNSB celebrates  the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week

    PNSB celebrates the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week

    The Philippine National School for the Blind annually joins the celebration of National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation, NDPR Week as mandated in  RA 7277 – An Act Providing for the rehabilitation, self-development, self-reliance of the disabled person, and their integration into the mainstream of society and for other purposes. This has been done through the conduct continue reading : PNSB celebrates the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) WeekRead More »
  • Pacific Vision International donates 30 licenses of Fusion Software to PNSB

    Pacific Vision International donates 30 licenses of Fusion Software to PNSB

    PH — Pacific Vision International donated 32 licenses of Fusion software. Fusion is assistive software that allows individuals with any level of visual impairment to access the computer. The software combines two of the most power-packed software used by both blind and low vision computer users. The ZoomText, a screen magnification program and the JAWS continue reading : Pacific Vision International donates 30 licenses of Fusion Software to PNSBRead More »
  • PNSB receives assistive device for reading printed text in a snap

    PNSB receives assistive device for reading printed text in a snap

    TAGUIG CITY — PNSB is one of the recipient institutions who received OrCam MyEye device from Aboitiz Foundation and St. Joseph Foundation. The ceremonial Memorandum of Agreement signing and the turn-over of the device was held at the Aboitiz foundation headquarter in Bonifacio Global City Taguig. Eight teachers with visual impairment along with other teachers continue reading : PNSB receives assistive device for reading printed text in a snapRead More »
  • PNSB Athletes bagged 27 medals at the PSC-PHILSPADA 7th National Para Games

    PNSB Athletes bagged 27 medals at the PSC-PHILSPADA 7th National Para Games

    BULACAN — 15 PNSB athletes and 4 coaches jointed the national para games held in Bulacan Sports Complex from May 23 to June 1. The 15 athletes reaped 27 medals from different sports competition such as in athletics, chess, goalball and swimming. The athletes were able to secure 9 golds in chess and swimming events, continue reading : PNSB Athletes bagged 27 medals at the PSC-PHILSPADA 7th National Para GamesRead More »
  • PNSB Stakeholders Converge for Oplan Balik Eskwela

    PNSB Stakeholders Converge for Oplan Balik Eskwela

    PASAY CITY — May 27, to ensure the smooth opening of classes for this school year, PNSB converged with its partner stakeholders as it formally launched today the “nationwide Oplan Balik Eskwela” (OBE). This endeavor aims to make the necessary school readiness drive for the forthcoming opening of classes on June 3. Moreover, it is continue reading : PNSB Stakeholders Converge for Oplan Balik EskwelaRead More »
  • Brigada Eskwela kick-off day

    Brigada Eskwela kick-off day

    PNSBians welcome Brigada Eskwela with a lively drum on parade as PNSB workforce and volunteers marched along the neighboring streets surrounding the school escorted by the Pasay City Traffic Task Force. Furthermore, the parade drawn the crowd to the invitation to join Brigada Eskwela announced via megaphone as the Brigada banner inscribes this year’s theme continue reading : Brigada Eskwela kick-off dayRead More »
  • PNSB learners reap awards on Recognition Day

    PNSB learners reap awards on Recognition Day

    Learners of PNSB from Kindergarten to Senior High School, reap the fruit of their hard work and sacrifices this school year as they received medals of recognition on Recognition Day. The school awarded and recognized on stage with pride and honor learners who have consistently modeled exemplary character traits, demonstrated exceptional achievement in academics, and continue reading : PNSB learners reap awards on Recognition DayRead More »
  • PNSB students reap 33 medals at the 11th VISTA games

    PNSB students reap 33 medals at the 11th VISTA games

    MARIKINA CITY — 28 students of the Philippine National School for the Blind brought home 33 medals consisting of 18 gold, 10 silver, and 5 bronze at the VISTA games held in Marikina Sports Complex. VISTA or the Visually Impaired Sports Training and Advocacy games feature different sports events like swimming (Free Style, Back Stroke, continue reading : PNSB students reap 33 medals at the 11th VISTA gamesRead More »
  • PNSB Athletes reap medals at NCR Palaro

    PNSB Athletes reap medals at NCR Palaro

    MARIKINA CITY — PNSB athletes delivered impressive performances and reap 20 medals in the recently concluded NCR Palaro Para Games held in Marikina Sports Complex, Marikina City from February 18 to 22. PNSB athletes bagged 14 golds, 5 silver, and 1 bronze for PNSB and Pasay City at NCR Palaro Meet contending to 17 cities continue reading : PNSB Athletes reap medals at NCR PalaroRead More »
  • Botany Art Workshop for the Blind: A Different View of the Philippine National Herbarium

    Botany Art Workshop for the Blind: A Different View of the Philippine National Herbarium

    As part of the National Arts Month Celebration and promotion of national heritage some 20 low vision and another 20 totally blind students of the Philippine National School for the Blind were invited to one of a kind art activity entitled “Botany Art Workshop for the Blind: A Different View of the Philippine National Herbarium” continue reading : Botany Art Workshop for the Blind: A Different View of the Philippine National HerbariumRead More »
  • “Happy Walk: Orientation and Mobility for Visual Impaired Students towards Safe Movement in Home, School and Community”

    “Happy Walk: Orientation and Mobility for Visual Impaired Students towards Safe Movement in Home, School and Community”

    Participants of Happy Walk before proceeding to Luneta Park. On February 18, 2019, around 7:35 in the morning, all the 41 elementary students, 12 teachers and 15 parents/guardians gathered for the final instructions and orientations at the school covered court for the activity entitled Happy Walk: Orientation and Mobility for Visual Impaired Students towards Safe continue reading : “Happy Walk: Orientation and Mobility for Visual Impaired Students towards Safe Movement in Home, School and Community”Read More »
  • Selected PNSB students join the Camp Pag-Ibig fun day

    Selected PNSB students join the Camp Pag-Ibig fun day

    Selected PNSB students joined the annual Camp Pag-Ibig day camp on February 17 at the Balara Development Community Park, Balara Filter’s Compound, Quezon City. Each year, learners of PNSB eagerly awaits and participates the PAG-IBIG Camp. This year marks the 43rd year of Camp Pag-Ibig since it started in 1976. With the Theme: “Pantay-Pantay na continue reading : Selected PNSB students join the Camp Pag-Ibig fun dayRead More »
  • Earthquake preparedness drill staged at PNSB ground

    Earthquake preparedness drill staged at PNSB ground

    In line with the government’s efforts to create more disaster resilient communities, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) announced that it would be conducting its 1st Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED 2018) on February 15, 2018. The campaign aimed to educate Filipinos about how they should prepare for earthquakes and other continue reading : Earthquake preparedness drill staged at PNSB groundRead More »
  • JS Prom, a night of glitz and glamour

    JS Prom, a night of glitz and glamour

    JS Prom, a night of glitz and glamour February 15, 6:00 pm The much-anticipated evening of every high school students, the Junior-Senior Prom had set the night in glitz and glamour as the grade 9 and grade 10 promenades stunned the crowd with elegance and masculinity. The processional marked the start of the program. Promenades paved continue reading : JS Prom, a night of glitz and glamourRead More »
  • Zumba madness on Thursdays

    Zumba madness on Thursdays

    PNSB met 2019 with a new lifestyle resolution. The physical fitness program that was started last December is continued this year. This January, every Thursdays of each week is tagged as the “fitness day” for PNSB staff. The workout routines begin at 3:00 pm ‘til 4:20 pm. A flexible time was arranged so that everyone continue reading : Zumba madness on ThursdaysRead More »
  • PNSB Grades 9 to 12 students celebrated Career Guidance Day

    PNSB Grades 9 to 12 students celebrated Career Guidance Day

    The Career Guidance Day is celebrated annually for the Students of Junior and Senior High School to acquire information on discovering one’s strengths and developing awareness, the qualification standards for all types of career jobs, making informed decisions on a career choice, to develop awareness and appreciation of the available jobs/choices in the labor market continue reading : PNSB Grades 9 to 12 students celebrated Career Guidance DayRead More »
  • Mr. and Miss PNSB Crowned at Christmas Celebration

    Mr. and Miss PNSB Crowned at Christmas Celebration

    Employees of PNSB celebrates Christmas with the unusual twist and anticipation of the soon to be crowned Mister and Miss PNSB. For two years now, aside from the customary gathering, feasting, playing games, watching performances, raffles and other surprises, PNSB family look forward to its annual Mr. and Miss PNSB. The pageant is joined by continue reading : Mr. and Miss PNSB Crowned at Christmas CelebrationRead More »
  • PNSB strengthen its commitment on a campaign for a VAW-Free community

    PNSB strengthen its commitment on a campaign for a VAW-Free community

    On December 7, Gender and Development (GAD) conducted a seemed to be neglected responsibility on humanitarian justice for women and children. PNSB Teaching and Non-Teaching personnel gathered together at the PNSB Conference Hall to renew their commitment to ending violence against women and children. School Social Worker, Mrs. Ma. Elena Carino, gave a succinct lecture continue reading : PNSB strengthen its commitment on a campaign for a VAW-Free communityRead More »
  • A Night of Variety Show: Concert for a Cause for GSP

    A Night of Variety Show: Concert for a Cause for GSP

    The GSP in the headship of Ma’am Marina Magbago Chairperson, Girl Scout of the Philippines Pasay Chapter conceived a fund-raising project; benefit concert to embellish the newly owned building of the GSP with furniture and fixtures which was donated by Congresswoman Emi Calixto. CUNETA ASTODOME – the night was full-packed with talents and performances, all continue reading : A Night of Variety Show: Concert for a Cause for GSPRead More »
  • PNSB hosts the Palaro Cluster 5 Meet 2018

    PNSB hosts the Palaro Cluster 5 Meet 2018

    The schools of Cluster 5, Philippine National School for the Blind, Philippine School for the Deaf, and Pasay City SPED Center gathered together for the opening of the Cluster 5 Palaro 2018. Cluster 5 schools welcomed the Palaro with energetic parade of all the schools’ delegates of athletes, officials, and coaches with the accompaniment of continue reading : PNSB hosts the Palaro Cluster 5 Meet 2018Read More »
  • PNSB bags First Place in the 2018 Regional Festival of Talents

    PNSB bags First Place in the 2018 Regional Festival of Talents

    Grade 10 student, Hannah Angelica Dumlao bagged first place in the Regional Festival of Talents held last November 8 at Aurora A. Quezon Elementary School in Manila. The competition covered questions on Philippine politics, literature, culture, and rights of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). Questions were categorized as Easy (1 point), Average (2 points), and Difficult continue reading : PNSB bags First Place in the 2018 Regional Festival of TalentsRead More »
  • Selected PNSB Students attended the 17th Computer-Eyes Camp

    Selected PNSB Students attended the 17th Computer-Eyes Camp

    Selected PNSB Students attended the Computer-Eyes, a 10-day Computer Camp for Blind Students at IBM Philippines in Libis Quezon City from October 22-31, 2018. Three PNSB Students: Rosselyn Agulto, Lerry Monte de Ramos from Grade 11 and Homer Garcia from Grade 10 were very fortunate to take part in the National Computer-Eyes Camp for students continue reading : Selected PNSB Students attended the 17th Computer-Eyes CampRead More »
  • PNSB’s Semestral In-Service Training adopts new way of producing instructional materials for its learners with visually impairment

    PNSB’s Semestral In-Service Training adopts new way of producing instructional materials for its learners with visually impairment

    INSET DAY 1 PNSB teachers adopts the use of Unified English Braille For the past decades, learners with visual impairment and teachers alike has been using the English Braille American Edition as the primary system for reading and writing Braille. Until on November 2012 when the Braille Authority of North America (BANA) adopted the use continue reading : PNSB’s Semestral In-Service Training adopts new way of producing instructional materials for its learners with visually impairmentRead More »
  • Pasay City Government turned over 3 Embossers and white canes to PNSB

    Pasay City Government turned over 3 Embossers and white canes to PNSB

    Honorable City Mayor Antonino “Tony” G. Calixto through his representative Ms. Cynthia P. Potian, Chief of the General Services Office and the Pasay City Property Custodian turned over three Index Embossers and white canes to the Philippine National School for the Blind (PNSB) held afternoon Monday, October 8 at PNSB Conference Hall. The Turnover ceremony continue reading : Pasay City Government turned over 3 Embossers and white canes to PNSBRead More »