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Curriculum

Curriculum Overview

General

The Philippine Science High School has a core curriculum which aims to develop the scholar in all disciplines. Students experience a common freshman year, with a demanding English and Mathematics curriculum, and exposure to Earth Science and Technology Preparation. The students then go through a process that allows them to follow either a science stream or a technology stream.

The streaming courses are given through electives in the second through fourth year. The core courses are taken by all students.


Core Curriculum


The core curriculum is packed with science and mathematics courses, allowing the student to maximize their potential intellectual skills. This is balanced by rich humanities course offerings which foster the full growth of each individual personality.

The science and mathematics subjects are generally advanced. Each year starting in the second year, the students take Biology, Chemistry and Physics as separate subjects. Computer Science is offered in all year levels.

Friday, 07 January 2011 05:55

New PSHS-BRC Students

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2011 National Competitive Examination Result Click here...

Monday, 22 November 2010 02:30

Search for Bicol’s Best Quizzers

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Two scholars prevail in monthly finals

By Sheena May B. Briagas

After their rousing victory in the weekly finals on Oct. 30, two students from the Philippine Science High School – Bicol Region Campus dominated the monthly finals of the Memo Plus Gold IQ Challenge 2010: The Quest for Bicol’s Best Quizzers at the LCC Mall Activity Center, Naga City, November20.

Said students were Christoper Jan Landicho and Kenneth Anthony Roquid, third- and fourth-year students, respectively, and were coached by Mathematics teacher Mr. Arniel Bare.

The duo posted 31 points to defeat St. Louise de Marillac School of Pili with 23 points and Milaor High School, which had 17 points.

The monthly finals win earned for the duo the chance to compete in the semifinals on February 14, 2011. A semifinal win will bring the team to the grand finals on February 19, 2011.

Started on October 2, the educational quiz show is sponsored by the People’s Broadcasting Network, Inc. (PBN) and Memo Plus Gold.

 

Monday, 22 November 2010 02:26

RSSPC 2010

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2 scholars qualify for NSPC 2011; Noveno voted third best school paper adviser of Bicol

Two scholars of the Philippine Science High School – Bicol Region Campus won in their respective events during the Regional Secondary Schools Press Conference (RSSPC) at Marcial O. Rañola Memorial School (MORMS), Guinobatan, Albay, Nov. 9-12, 2010.

Said students were Kendra Ivana Sy, associate editor of The Bicol Scholar, and Ma. Khryster Lee Bellen, news editor, who garnered first place in photojournalism (English) and copy reading and headline writing (English), respectively.

In addition to their feats, Jayson Sime Jeremias placed fourth in copy reading and headline writing (Filipino), while both the English and Filipino radio broadcasting teams of the school were fourth runners-up.

Monday, 22 November 2010 02:16

Class 2007 alumna is 2010 Dangal ng Bayan awardee

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By Ma. Khryster B. Bellen and Shaira A. Carino

JULLIANE MOIRA SY of the Philippine Science High School – Bicol Region Campus class 2007 was chosen Dangal ng Bayan Awardee for Academic Excellence and Humanitarian Services by the Consumers League of the Philippines Foundation (CONPHIL), Inc.

The distinction was in line with the organization’s 10th Consumer’s Choice and Dangal ng Pilipinas Annual Awards on Nov. 27, 2010 at IRWIN Theater, Ateneo de Manila University, Katipunan Road, Quezon City.

Sy, along with the other awardees, was selected based on the criteria that were set such as: educational background, leadership, professional practice, career growth, valuable service given to consumers, humanitarian services, and other recognitions and commendations received.

Wednesday, 10 November 2010 08:09

Freshman leads Pisay-Bicol UP Harong Acad Fest winners

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VINCE VITTORIO TURIANO of I-Diamond topped the public speaking event in this year’s University of the Philippines (UP) Harong Academic Festival on October 27-30, 2010 at the Ateneo de Naga University, Naga City.

Turiano dominated the said event with his impromptu speech on the role of the government in preserving the environment.

Thursday, 28 October 2010 00:35

Pisay-Bicol turns 12 today

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By Ma. Khryster Lee B. Bellen

THE PHILIPPINE SCIENCE HIGH SCHOOL – BICOL REGION CAMPUS, WHICH HAS become a formidable institution of learning not only in Bicol but in the entire country as well,is celebrating its 12th year of foundation, today, October 29, 2010.

Alongside the celebration is the conduct of presentations of each class, which aim to showcase the achievements of the campus in its 12 years of providing quality education to hundreds of Bicolanos and even scholars beyond Bicol’s geographical boundaries.

By Ma. Khryster Lee B. Bellen

PATRICK LEO REBATO, FOURTH YEAR STUDENT OF THE PHILIPPINE SCIENCE HIGH School – Bicol Region Campus won a bronze medal at the close of the International Earth Science Olympiad held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia from September 18 to 25, 2010.

By Ma. Khryster Lee B. Bellen

A SENIOR AND A JUNIOR STUDENT FROM THE PHILIPPINE SCIENCE HIGH SCHOOL – Bicol Region Campus (PSHS-BRC) were among the members of the Philippine team that competed in the 4th International Olympiad in Astronomy held on Sept. 12-21, 2010 in Beijing, China.

Said students were Kenneth Anthony Roquid, fourth year, and Christoper Jan Landicho, third year student.

 

By Ma. Khryster Lee B. Bellen

JULIUS JOHN DIMABAYAO, WHO GRADUATED FROM THE PHILIPPINE SCIENCE HIGH School – Bicol Region Campus (PSHS-BRC) in 2006, ranked first in the August 2010 Licensure Examination for Geologists given by the Professional Regulations Commission (PRC).