UPIS TEACH goes to to La Paz, Tarlac
13 January 2020

Last January 11, 2020, 15 UPIS faculty, through the UPIS Extension Services committee conducted trainings on content and teaching strategies for 40 public school teachers in La Paz, Tarlac. The training program called UPIS TEACH (UPgrading Instructional Skills of TEACHers) aims to enhance pedagogical skills of teachers. UPIS TEACH is now on its 7th year.

The participants in the January 11 training were Elementary English, Math, Science and Social Studies teachers from various schools in and around La Paz, Tarlac. The program was held in the Rizal Multigrade School in La Paz whose head teacher, Dr. Ronnie Bacani, helped organize the activity. UPIS, through its Faculty and REPS, and the UPHPEIS Alumni Association of America also donated health kits for all the students of the venue-school.

This training, as well as all other UPIS TEACH trainings for the last 2 years was funded by UPHPEIS Alumni Association of America.

UPIS to Integrate Mental Health Practices
02 September 2019

UPIS teachers were taught to integrate mental health practices in school activities via a day-long seminar-workshop organized by the Department of Student Services. The aim is to build a positive support system for the well being of UPIS students.

Consultants, fellows and interns form the UP PGH Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Section served as resource speakers and facilitators of small group discussions. These included Dr. Lorelei Melanie K. Elma (CAP section head), Dr. Evelyn G. Gapuz (CAP Training Officer), Dr. Joanna Bucaycay-Asan, Dr. Ma. Chrisma Rodessa B. Burgos, Dr. Maria Cristina B. Diaz, Dr. Cedric John V. Factor, Dr. Raiza R. Jumaani, Dr. Rafael Henry E. Legaspi, Dr. Maria Christel M. Mendoza, Dr. Ma. Karina A. Perez, Dr. Anna Sharmaine C. Quezon, Dr. Aizah Joyce Lei Tana, and Dr. Constantine L. Yu Chua.

Call for Sponsors Update
29 August 2019

The UPIS Parent-Teacher Association sponsored the building of a roof covering the bridge connecting the Administration Building and the Grades 7-12 Academic Buidling. The project also included an extended awning at the first floor.

This project was part of a list of items UPIS put out for sponsorship last school year. Still up for sponsorship are flooring for the auditorium and a mezzanine for the gym among other things.

For more information, Please view the poster under the third column on the right.

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Student Admissions

UPIS will admit 100 students at Kindergarten and 10 students at Grade 7 for AY 2020-2021. Application forms for the Kindergarten and Grade 7 Admission Tests (KAT and GAT) are available for pick-up free of charge from our Admissions Office / Office of Research, Development, and Publication from January 20 to January 31, 2020, during office hours. The list of requirements (including supporting documents) as well as the schedule for filing, testing, and posting of results is included in the application form.

Admissions via the Varsity Athletic Admission System

For this coming Academic Year 2020-2021, only the following sports are open for application: Volleyball Boys and Girls, Track and Field Girls, Table Tennis Girls and Swimming Boys.

An applicant must be an incoming Grade 7 student, an athlete of top calibre, and who is willing to serve UPIS by being a member of a varsity team. The applicant should also have a general weighted average of 80% or better (or its equivalent in another grading system) for the last three grading periods or 2nd trimester, and has no failing grades in any quarter.

Get the application procedure here.

No Transferees for Grades 11 and 12

Please be informed that UPIS does not accept transferees for our Senior High School Program (Grades 11-12). Only UPIS Grade 10 students will enter the said program.

As a laboratory school of the U.P. College of Education, UPIS can only accommodate a limited number of students per level due to a CHED directive which limits admission to laboratory schools of state colleges and universities.

Guidelines for Classroom Observations

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Dates to Remember

Mar 2-3 3rd Qtr Tests
Grade 12
Mar 12-13 3rd Qtr Tests
Apr 6-10 Lenten Break
Apr 24 Issuance of 3rd Qtr Stubs
For more information, see the full calendar here.

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Tuesday to Friday 8AM - 5PM


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