Abra implements “No to Plastic Policy”

Ordinance No. 205 (s. 2013) prohibits the use of plastic bags on dry goods, regulates its utilization on wet goods, and bans the use of styrofoam in the Province of Abra prescribes penalty thereof. The ordinance aims to regulate the use of plastic bags to prevent potential serious ecological imbalance particularly in the creeks, rivers,… Read more »

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PAC, Gov. Bernos monitor the development of 4Ps beneficiaries

The Provincial Advisory Council headed by Gov. Joy Bernos reviewed the implementation of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Abra during their quarterly meeting on May 28, 2019, at the Provincial Capitol Social Hall. Members of the council from different agencies like Department of Education (DepEd),… Read more »

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DepEd extends voucher program to senior high school students

The Department of Education (DepEd)-Abra will conduct the orientation of Senior High School Voucher Program (SHS VP) for School Year 2019-2020 at the Schools Division Office on May 29, 2019. During the orientation, DepEd will inform the school heads on the financial assistance for senior high school students. They also urge grade 10 students to… Read more »

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DepEd prepares schools through spirit of volunteerism

The Department of Education’s (DepEd) Balik Eskwela 2019 brought together parents, teachers, government agencies, and stakeholders in the spirit of volunteerism to prepare the schools for the school opening. This year, the school prepping activity will run from May 20 to 25. Volunteers will be simultaneously cleaning up, repairing, and painting school campuses. On the… Read more »

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DepEd engages children in summer camp to enhance their skills

  The Department of Education-Abra kicked off this year’s free summer camp on April 22, 2019, at Bangued West Central School. The summer camp aims to enhance the skills and talents of the students and keep them active this summer. Education Program Supervisor Henrieta Bringas said the activity also develops self-confidence and friendship among campers… Read more »

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DepEd Abra moving toward quality education

  For school year 2018-2019, DepEd-Abra said that its performance indicator increased through the efforts of the field personnel, teachers, and school heads delivering quality education every Abreño needs. The aligned programs for the school year were implemented in accordance to the DepEd Mantra. Senior Education Program Specialist Jan Nowel Peña said that DepEd personnel… Read more »

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Dr. Anton Valera of the Provincial Health Office shared Health Tips for dry season

As dry season starts, illnesses and diseases also arises. Dr. Anton Valera of the Provincial Health Office cited some common illnesses and preventive measures this dry season. Common illnesses during dry season are heatstroke, hypertension, outbreak of measles, dengue, and diarrhea. Valera also shared tips to prevent these illnesses. To prevent heat stroke and hypertension,… Read more »

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ALS teachers conduct Accreditation and Equivalency classes to 13 APJ inmates

  Thirteen Abra Provincial Jail inmates attend Accreditation and Equivalency (A&E) classes by DepEd Bangued district ALS teachers Rhea R. Linggayo and Michell O. Pariñas. The inmates are currently enrolled in the A&E classes of the Department of Education Bangued district Alternative Learning System. Prison Guard 1 Julie Anne Bello said “The main objective of… Read more »

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K to 12 non-academic Abreño graduates join the Job Fair conducted by DepEd Abra with PGA

  More than 200 K to 12 non-academic Abreño graduates joined the Job Fair conducted by DepEd Abra with the Provincial Government of Abra (PGA) at Bangued West Central School on June 19, 2018. Booths were put up for the K to 12 non-academic Abreño graduates where they showcased their skills and products. Potential partners… Read more »

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Gov. Joy Bernos supports Balik Eskwela 2018

Provincial Gov’t of Abra, DepEd is hands-on in prepping safe Abra schools. OIC Schools Division Superintendent Amador Garcia receives 315 first aid kits from the Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos for distribution to the different schools in Abra. Each kit contains betadine, burn ointment, adhesive bondage, bandage, gauze, plaster tape, alcohol,… Read more »

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