LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – The Grade 11 Students of Eastern La Trinidad National High School (ELTNHS) are among the first senior high Teams to join the a school’s intramurals.
School Principal Alfonso C. Doriano is introducing their new team, the Pink Rangers. Class President Aera Leano led the group in deciding the monicker their Unit 5 name for the 2016 ELTNHS Intramurals.
The 12 girls and six boys enrolled students under the only offered Accounting, Business and Management (ABM) strand of the said school said they are ready to compete in sports while becoming part of history of being one of the first senior high athletes of said school.
The event will kick off on October 19 and ends October 21. Its purpose is to be the students’ wellness program as finalized in the meeting by the Intramurals Committee led by sports coordinator and PE teacher Abraham Tumbaga.
It is expected that Taekwondo, Bunong Braso, Archery, Chess, Sepak Takraw, Table Tennis, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball and Volleyball will definitely be among the events to be played in the games.
Even though they are short in numbers, the Pink Rangers are competing in all the events. They have participants in the games, their cheering squad are raring to show their prowess in dancing and performing stunts and also have representatives for Mr. and Ms. Intramurals.
They will join the traditional participants Unit 1 – Green Archers, Unit 2 – Yellow Fist, Unit 3 – Red Stallion and Unit 4 – Blue Warriors.
Moreover, a traditional parade to be participated by athletes and their teachers and coaches would be held on October 20. A Fun Run also will be conducted on October 21. The starting point of the run will be at Sitio Lamut to Central Beckel via Shilan-Suyok National Road. The gun start will be at 6AM. Participants are to pay a registration fee of Php20.
SHS is composed of grades 11 and 12, the last two years of the K to 12 program that Department of Education has been implementing since 2012. The original four years from the previous setup, now Grades 7 to 10 under the K-12, is now known as Junior High School (JHS).