The recent developments in the school could not be made more significant with the election of Fr. Rene Tacastacas SJ as the Chairman of the school’s Board of Trustees last 20 September 2019. A rural sociologist by training and a lover of farming, Fr. Rene provides new energy and greater clarity of the founders’ vision of PCHS as an agricultural high school. He dreams of a self-sustaining agricultural high school that will also provide short training courses on Agricultural Technology for the local farmers, and a boarding school for Alternative Learning System students with special focus on Agriculture.
School year 2020-2021 marks another landmark for PCHS on three counts—the return to lay leadership, the soft implementation of an Agriculture-leaning curriculum, and the introduction of two additional strand offerings in senior high school. SY 2019-2020 marks the end of the mission of the Carmelite Sisters of Our Lady. After going through intensive prayer and communal discernment, the following have been appointed to key leadership roles (photos on left):
School Leadership Through the Years
1968 - 1975 Rev. Fr. Gregory Horgan, SJ
1975 - 1976 Rev. Fr. Peter Wearne
1976 - 1982 Sr. Mary Jerome Pineda, OSB
1982 - 2014 Rev. Fr. Robert Cunningham, SJ
2014 (as OIC) Rev. Fr. Mateo Sanchez, SJ
2014 - 2016 Rev. Fr. Jose Mari Manzano, SJ
2016 - 2017 Rev. Fr. Neupito Saicon, SJ
2017 - 2021 Rev. Fr. Ambrosio F. Flores, SJ
2021 - present Rev. Fr. Jereme I. Asunto, SJ
1968 - 1970 Mrs. Marcela Calo
1970 - 1971 Miss Trinidad Natividad
1971 - 1972 Miss Nerisa Policarpio
1972 - 1974 Miss Natividad Ocaya
1974 - 2014 Mrs. Marlene Libredo-Franco
2014 (as OIC) Mr. Rizalde Etcuban
2014 - 2017 Sr. Lurian Vincent O. Comaling, Carm.O.L.
2017 - 2020 Sr. Mary Stephanie C.Bonganciso, Carm.O.L
2020 - Present Dr. Bobby Comaling
Board of Trustees – Oversees the management of PCHS and steers her towards reaching her vision and mission.
President – Oversees the macro-operations of the school and ensures that all board resolutions are carried out and implemented; he serves as the mediator between the board of trustees and the school community.
Principal– Manages the daily operations of the school and ensures that PCHS’s philosophy, goals, objectives, mission, and vision are translated and reflected in the school’s daily operations. S/he ensures that the highest level of academic excellence is achieved.
Assistant Principal for Academics – Takes charge of the supervision and professional development of all teaching faculty. Reviews, proposes revisions and finalizes the school’s curriculum development, instruction, and assessment processes and tools. Coordinates the implementation of approved integrated schedule of activities of the school year.
Assistant Principal Administration –Ensures safety and security of the school and students, maintenance and upgrading of physical plant, procurement of materials and services and aid of scholarship. S/he coordinates employment of vacancies for recruitment, personal care, and administrative needs of all employees. S/he is responsible for the external relations of PCHS in the local community, among the alumni, parents, and the benefactors.
Assistant Principal for Formation – Takes charge of the spiritual, psycho-emotional, social, and physical formation of administrators, staff and students covering extracurricular and co-curricular, outreach activities of the high school.
Finance Officer - Takes care of budget and financial operations of the school. S/he ensures the financial well-being of the school.
Social Enterprises Manager – Oversees the management of the canteen and farm operations. S/he ensures that both enterprises are financially viable to support the various needs of the school like scholarship, facilities improvements, and faculty development, among others.
Junior High, Strands/Track, & Subject Area Coordinators – Are responsible for the guidance of faculty members, the implementation of the school’s academic standards, development of curricula and facilities, and stimulate and champion the improvement of teaching and scholarly research by the members of their areas.
Registrar – Keeps the academic records of students of the unit. S/he is in charge of all permanent records of present and past students in the High School. He also liaises with appropriate government institutions in terms of enrolment and school’s data.
Learning Resource Center-In-Charge–Coordinates with the Subject Area, Strand/Track Coordinators, the Assistant Principals in the selection and acquisition of books, periodicals and other materials to support the academic offerings of the school. S/he develops and promotes reading programs for the school.
Laboratory-In-Charge – Oversees the use and upkeep of the laboratory (Chem-Bio, Physics, TLE, Horticulture, Workshop, Computer) assigned to him/her.
ICT-In-Charge - Takes care of the upgrading and checking of the IT equipment and facilities in the High School to ensure that all computers and IT gadgets are functioning well.
Guidance Coordinator – Organizes and implements, an integrated guidance and counseling program for the High School. S/he also plans in coordination with the class moderators the homeroom classes.
Campus Minister – Looks after the spiritual formation and continued spiritual growth of the school community particularly the students; S/he is also in -charge of the liturgical program and other activities pertaining to the spiritual welfare of the school community.
Prefect of Students – Coordinates the development and supervision of all non-academic activities of the students in and out of the campus. S/he ensures that the code of student discipline are observed by all students.
Athletics Coordinator – Develops the sports program and various sports activities of the school. S/he coordinates the school’s participation in various sports tournaments.
Social Involvement/IP Coordinator – Is responsible for the social component of the High School. S/he is responsible in promoting social awareness, active social engagement and outreach activities especially for the Indigenous Peoples. S/he is also responsible in developing a social involvement program of the school in the hope of inculcating among the students the ideal of being men and women for other.
Club Moderator – Coordinates in organizing, planning, implementing and evaluating the programs and activities of school Club assigned to him/her.
Class Moderator – Serves as the loco parentis of the students belonging to the class assigned to him/her. S/he takes personal care of the members of her class and ensures class routine is strictly followed everyday.
Property Custodian – Ensures the school’s facilities are clean, orderly, and functional for the smooth operation in the High School. S/he also monitors and disburses the common school supplies and handles the printing of testing materials.
Maintenance Personnel – Is responsible for the maintenance and repair of school facilities and equipment. He also serves as the school driver.
Clinic & Risk Management-In-Charge – Develops the health program of the school. S/he also champions the safety and disaster risk management program of the school.
Human Resources Personnel – Takes charge of the employee recruitment, contract, salaries and benefits, and retention program of the school. S/he ensures that PCHS retains the best people in the service of the school and her stakeholders.
Purchasing Personnel – Is responsible in reviewing suppliers’ quotations and recommending the best value for the benefit of the school. S/he handles the purchases of school equipment, materials, and supplies.
External & Alumni Affairs & Community Relations – Serves as the public relations officer of the school. S/he ensures that PCHS has good relations with the government, Church, and the surrounding community. S/he is also responsible in ensuring that the alumni becomes supportive of the various programs of the school.
Admissions & Scholarship Coordinator - Coordinates with the Academic Management Team regarding the formulation and implementation of admission and scholarships policies and procedures. Leads in the recruitment activities of the High School and seeks funds for the scholarship program.
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