Smart Schools were identified last September 19, 2008 in Balanga
Integrated School Friendship Hall by the Smart Schools Program Project
Officer Joy E. Lapuz. . The six Smart Schools are G.L. David Mem.
Elementary School, Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary School, Bani
Elementary School, Tanato Elementary School, Cabog- Cabog Elementary
School and Balanga Integrated School. Dr. Lilia M. Santiago, Schools
Division Superintendent and Hon. Joet S. Garcia III, City Mayor of
Balanga City together with Mr. Geoffrey C. Loyola, Provincial MIS Head
graced and witnessed the occasion. City Mayor Joet S. Garcia initiated
and talked to Smart to consider Balanga City as recipient of Smart
Schools Program since it ranked 1st in NAT nationwide.
(17) school heads from the two districts in the Division of Balanga
City were all present in the orientation namely Norma C. Vasquez of
BIS, Elena V. Medina of M.Delos Reyes Mem. E/S, Jennifer G. De Guzman
of Tortugas E/S, Ellen C. Macaraeg of Tuyo E/S, Soledad S. Carlos of T.
Camacho Sr. E/S, Ma. Jovita B. Singzon of Our Lady of Lourdes E/S,
Zenaida C. San Pedro of G.L. David Mem. E/S, Ramil C. Cubales of M.P.
Cuaderno Sr. Mem. E/S, Merlinda T. Tablan of Cupang E/S, Teresita B.
Dilig of Tenejero E/S, Dr. Bernadette G. Paraiso of Cataning E/S, Agnes
O. Magdalera of Bo. Central E/S, Amelia T. Inieto of Bagong Silang E/S,
Lisa G. Austria of Tanato E/S, Dr. Alma V. Poblete of Cabog-Cabog E/S,
Violeta V. Zeller of E. Bernabe E/S and Edna Q Polache of Bani E/S .
Schools Program (SSP) supports DepEd’s Adopt-A-School Program.
Primarily, SSP provides internet access via Smart Bro, gives partners
schools access to on-line content and sponsors trainings for teachers
on various ICT related courses that these interventions could
contribute to the improvement of classroom teaching and student
Smart Schools will be officially launched on October 09, 2008, 10am at BIS Friendship Hall.