Thursday, April 3, 2014

Senior High track choice survey for incoming Grade 9 students

Regional Secretary Atty Jamar M Kulayan signed Regional Memorandum Number 103, s. 2014, to undertake and determine track choices of would be senior high students from public schools in the ARMM.

By June 2016, entry into senior high school shall be mandatory to all junior high school or grade 10 graduates.

There are currently five (5) major tracks in senior high schools: (1) academic, (2) technology-vocational-livelihood, (3) sports, (4) arts and design and (5) proposed senior Arabic or Mutawassit.

Among the academic tracks students can choose from are: (1) Accounting, Business and Management (ABM); (2) Humanities and Social Sciences (HumSS); (3) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM); (4) General Academic, for those still undecided.

Among the technology-vocational-livelihood tracks students can choose from are: (1) Industrial Arts (Automotive, Carpentry, Plumbing, Masonry, Etc); (2) Home Economics (Beauty Care, Dressmaking, Commercial Cooking, Etc); (3) Agriculture (Crop Production, Animal Production, Horticulture, Etc); (4) Fisheries (Fish Processing, Aquaculture, Etc.); and (5) Information and Communication Technology (ICT) – Hardware Servicing, Desktop Publishing, Webpage Design, Etc.

National high schools are expected to submit compliance or or before June 23. 2014. Please get your copy of the memo and the attached standard survey form from your respective division office.

The survey form to be accomplished by every incoming Grade 9 student and to be complied by National High Schools is reflected below:

"Moral Governance"

English - "Good governance for a progressive and peaceful BARMM."

Sinama - "Hap pamarinta tudju BARMM na sambu maka salamat"

Bahasa Sug - "Dan mabuntul tudju pa BARMM masambu iban mahatul"

Meranaw - "Mathitu a kandatu sa BARMM ko katagompiya go kalilintad"


"Ministry of Basic, Higher and Technical Education (MBHTE)"