Taguig Science High School

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Taguig Science High School
Mataas na Paaralang Pang-Agham ng Taguig
Motto Leading the Road to Excellence
Type Science High School
Established 2004
Principal Nelson S. Quintong
Students approx 1000 (all levels)
Location Taguig City, Metro Manila,  Philippines
14°31′13″N 121°4′25″E / 14.52028°N 121.07361°E / 14.52028; 121.07361Coordinates: 14°31′13″N 121°4′25″E / 14.52028°N 121.07361°E / 14.52028; 121.07361
Campus Brgy. San Miguel, Taguig City (Main)
C.P. Tinga Sports Complex, Brgy. Hagonoy, Taguig City (Annex)
Language English, Filipino
Hymn Taguig Science (TagSci) Hymn
Colors Green and White         
Nickname TagSci
Affiliations Department of Education - Division of Taguig and Pateros

Taguig Science High School is a public specialized secondary science school in the Philippines. Formerly known as a Science Special class, Taguig Science High School is located at its Annex branch in C.P. Tiñga Sports Complex, Hagonoy, Taguig City and Main branch in Brgy. San Miguel, Taguig City. Its establishment was made possible by the City Mayor Hon. Sigfrido R. Tiñga in collaboration with the Department of Education (Philippines)- Division of Taguig and Pateros, then Schools Division Superintendent, Jovita O. Calixihan.

Taguig Science High School (commonly called as TagSci) is a specialized public secondary science school in Taguig City that specializes in science, mathematics, and english curriculum. Taguig Science High School is located at its annex at C.P. Tinga Sports Complex, Brgy. Hagonoy, Taguig City and at its main campus on Brgy. San Miguel, Taguig City, Philippines.

History[edit]

June 2002[edit]

Taguig Science was formerly known as a Special Science class which initially housed 35 students each section on its academic year 2002-2003[1] which were temporarily housed at Signal Village National High School.

October 22, 2003[edit]

A resolution endorsing the creation of Taguig Science High School was approved by the Office of the Division of Taguig and Pateros (TaPat) signed by the President of TAPASPA and PESPA and the Assistant Schools Division Superintendent and OIC Dr. Estrellita Putian.

November 10, 2003[edit]

Dr. Estrellita Putian, OIC, submitted the Feasibility Study for the creation of Taguig Science High School to Councilor Myla Rodriguez Valencia, Chairman, Committee on Education, Municipality of Taguig.

December 9, 2003[edit]

The Municipality of Taguig enacted Ordinance No. 104, s. 2003, an Ordinance establishing the Taguig Science High School to be funded by the Local School Board of Taguig.

February 13, 2004[edit]

The Division Office of Taguig and Pateros through Dr. Rolando Magno, Schools Division Superitendent, forward a copy of the said ordinance to Hon. Edilberto de Jesus, Secretary of Education.

March 12, 2004[edit]

The request of the local government for allocation of funds in the amount of Thirty Million Pesos (P30.0 M) for the construction of a two-storey (12 classrooms) school building with laboratories for the proposed Taguig Science and Technology Multi-Purpose Hall was referred to the DepEd-NCR by the Planning Office of DepEd, Central Office.

March 29, 2004[edit]

The Regional Office denied the request of the local government re: the appropriation for the construction of the proposed Taguig Science High School.

April 1, 2004[edit]

The Regional Office acknowledged the receipt of Ordinance No. 104, s. 2003 and requested the Division Office to submit the requirements for the establishment of Taguig Science High School as stipulated in DepEd Order No. 5, s. 1989.

June 4, 2004[edit]

Additional requirements for the establishment of Taguig Science High School were requested from the Division Office by the Regional Office.

August 9, 2004[edit]

The Division Office submitted to the regional Office the evaluated documents of the Taguig Science High School.

September 8, 2004[edit]

An ocular inspection of the school was conducted by Dr. Luz Rojo, Chief of Secondary Education division and Mrs. Aurora A. Franco, Education Supervisor II

September 14–15, 2005[edit]

In September 14, the Regional Office approved the establishment of Taguig Science High School.

In September 15, Taguig Science High School was founded and was officially declared as the first high school in Taguig that specializes the Science, Math and English curriculum.

June 2016[edit]

Taguig Science High School opened its main campus at Brgy. San Miguel, Taguig City for the incoming Grade 10 and Senior High School of Academic Year 2016-2017. It initially housed approximately 300 Grade 10 Students and more than 200 Senior High School students.

It offered the Senior High School application, in accordance to the resolution that ordered by the Department of Education, for incoming students which were separated into 2 tracks - Science and Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Track and Accountancy and Business Management (ABM) Track.

Uniform[edit]

When Lani Cayetano sat down as the new mayor of Taguig in 2010, the school uniforms of all public school students were changed to coordinate with the new mayor's theme color: pink. The uniforms were completely identical with other public schools in Taguig. The color scheme for the uniform are white blouse with pick necktie and pink skirt for females and white polo with gray lining on the pocket and gray pants for boys.

Every uniform must have the following in accordance to the school's policy.

  1. School Patch on the left side collar;
  2. Name Plate/Patch on the left breast of the uniform (upper portion of the polo pocket for male) and
  3. Official School Identification Card

School Organizations[edit]

  • NUCLEUS (Science Club)
  • SinAg Tala (Official Filipino School Paper)
  • PRISM or People's Reliable Information Source Media (Official English School Paper)
  • Communicator's Society
  • SinAg Pop (Dance Club)
  • SinAg Glee Club (Music Club)
  • SinAg Pep Squad (Cheerleading Club)
  • Student Supreme Government
  • Samahang Filipino (SamaFil)
  • Youth for Environment in Schools Organization (YES-O)
  • Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Club
  • Eco-Savers
  • Elite Math Circle (Mathematics Club)
  • Citizen's Advancement Training (CAT) Club

References[edit]

  1. ^ Posted in the About tab of Taguig Science High Schools' Facebook Page

External links[edit]