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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

DILG urges LCEs to support the 35TH National Quiz Bee

By Grace Montallana

DIPOLOG CITY -  The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) urged local chief executives  all over the country to support the upcoming 35th National Quiz Bee this year.

The 35th National Quiz Bee,  spearheaded by the Quiz Bee Foundation under Ms. Gloria ‘’Gay’’ Palarca-Tayag, in coordination with the Department of Education (DepEd) and Commission on Higher Education (CHED) will be held between October 19, 2015 to February 28, 2016 in different venues nationwide.

It is open to all learners in elementary, secondary and tertiary level who are currently enrolled in either private or public institutions. 

Under Memorandum Circular No. 2015-98 dated August 26, 2015 issued by DILG Secretary Mar A. Roxas, all DILG Regional Directors and ARMM Regional Governor are directed to disseminate this information to all chief executives in the local government units within their respective area of jurisdiction.

The activity gears to support the government’s continuing objective of   strengthening education by promoting academic excellence in Philippine history, mathematics, science and technology, values education, leadership, peace, unity, brotherhood and patriotism.

Contest categories and levels, are as follows: National Senior Quiz Bee for Tertiary Level (1st-5th year college) National Junior Quiz Bee for Secondary Level (Grades 7-10), and National Children’s Quiz Bee for Elementary Level (Grades 5-6) Elementary Makabayan with the following schedule of the nationwide eliminations: Provincial Schools Eliminations from October 19 to November 20,2015, Provincial Division Eliminations  from November 23, 2015 to December 20, 2016, Provincial Regional Eliminations January 5 to 30, 2016, NCR Division Eliminations from November 7, 2015 to January 23, 2016, NCR Regional Eliminations  from February 6, 2016,Summit of the Super Quiz Bee from  February 18 to 21, 2016,  and National Grand Finals on February 20,2016. (Grace Montallana)