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  • 2012 Smart Schools Christmas Photography Competition Winners

    We are proud to announce the winners of our Christmas Photography contest!

    (Not listed in any particular order:)

    Melvin Jhon A. Lugod
    4th Year HS, General Santos City National High School

    Ethan Bryle C. Estrada
    Grade 7, Iligan City East High School-Sta. Filomena

    Benilda Kaniteng Mendoza
    Grade 5, Ucab Elementary School

    Roni Clyjean Yorong
    3rd Year HS,, Pililla National High School

    Emmanuel A. Escol
    Teacher, Iligan City East High School-Sta. Filomena

    People’ Choice:

    Cathrene Mae R. Lampara
    2nd Year HS, Iligan City East High School

    Lealyn A. Tumaob
    Iligan City East High School

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  • 2012 Smart Schools Christmas Photography Competition

    Celebrate Christmas with snapshots of this festive season by joining our last gimmick for this year!


    1. The contest is open to all bona fide teachers and/or students from Smart Schools Program (SSP) partner schools and SSP Online Associates nationwide. 

    2. Photo entry should depict any of the following:
                • The way Christmas is celebrated in your town, city, or province
                • The one thing you would do to make this Christmas season memorable
                • The meaning of Christmas for you

    3. Photo requirements:
                • Photo must be original.
                • Photo must be in JPEG format (best resolution).
                • Image size should be 5 MB or smaller.
                • Any type of camera may be used (manual, SLR, digicam, digital SLR, cellphone camera, etc.).
                • Photo entries SHOULD NOT be manipulated.
                • All photos MUST have one-line caption.

    * Non-compliance of the requirements will merit disqualification of entries.

    4. Email your photo entries to sspgimmicks[@]gmail.com, with the subject: 2012 Smart Schools Christmas Photography Competition.

    5. Don’t forget to provide the following details on the email message:
                • Complete name
                • Contact number (preferably mobile phone number)
                • Home address
                • Grade/ year level
                • Name of school

    6. Deadline of submission of entries is on December 27, 2012, 5 P.M.

    7. All pictures will be uploaded on a separate album in our Facebook Page.

    8. Voting starts on December 28 and ends on December 31, 5 P.M. To vote, go to the SSP Facebook page. Look for the “2012 SSP Christmas Photography Competition” photo album and click “Like” on your choice of photo. (Make sure that you “like” the SSP Facebook page first.)

    9. Get all your friends, classmates and relatives to “Like” your photo entry.

    10. Five (5) photos will be judged as winners, and another three (3) photos will be chosen as people’s choice awardees.

    11. Criteria for judging the best photos are as follows:
                • Photo ‘fit’ (Is the photo relevant to the theme?)
                • Creativity (Does the photo show originality?)
                • Overall impression (Does the photo have a “wow” factor?)

    12. Winners will get a very special prize from Smart! We will also send winners printed version of their winning entries. List of winners will be posted in the Smart Schools Program website and Smart Schools Facebook page.

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  • Christmas Haiku Writing Contest Winners

    Congratulations to the 10 winners of our Christmas Haiku Writing Contest!

    1. Adrian G. Murio - Grade 7 - Iligan City East High School

             As stars in the sky
             And string of Christmas tree lights
             You light up my life.

    2. Jenefa Lucero Canoy - 4th Year - New Ormoc City National High School

            True Spirit of Christmas
            Presents here and there
            Realize that in the box
            The real gift is You.

    3.Kim Exequiel S. Casas - Grade 7 - Iligan City East High School

            Happy Me
            Like a Christmas gift;
            Like a decorated tree;
            You make me happy.

    4. Jacques Russel Undag Saladaga - 3rd Yr - Iligan City East High School

            Blessed Christmas
            Let blessings pour out
            Make your life shine like a star,
            Blessed Christmas, friend!

    5. Christine Alarde - 2nd Yr - Iligan City East High School

            Grace-filled Christmas
            May grace overflow
            Like a bountiful harvest
            To you this Christmas

    6. Ace H. Escol - 3rd Yr - Iligan City East High School

            Christmas Carolers
            Christmas nightingales
            For a cent, a message sent
            Joy for you my friend.

    7. Ma. Skyla Quezon - 3rd Yr - Irisan National High School

            A friendly greeting
            With a grateful heart
            With thoughts of you in my mind,
            A merry Christmas.o

    8. Stella Tolentino - 3rd Yr - Irisan National High School

            This coming Christmas
            I like to give you my heart,
            Faithfully, with love.

    9. Alfons Miguel D. Bado - Grade 7 - Iligan City East High School

            Mommy's Christmas Tree
            Decorated tree
            Brings joy to the family
            Just like you mommy.

    10. Jenny Ann P. Soriano - Teacher - Cavite National Science High School

            Meaning of Christmas
            Christmas means God's love
            Endowed in my heart to share
            This best gift's for you!


    All winners will receive a cool gift from Smart.

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