Observations of a Thomasian who watched the Homecoming happen: A Feature Story

By: Georgene Quilaton TambigaPhotos By: Ma. Nita Bolo  San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–“CST-R, we are home for love of you.”  So apt, so poignant is this line from the unforgettable “CST-R Alma Mater Hymn.” Thus, the living Thomasian legend himself chose the line as a jump off point for his homily during the Grand Alumni … Read more

CST-R celebrates the National Suicide Prevention Month thru Mental Health Talk

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—In celebration of the Philippine National Suicide Prevention Month this September, Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos (CST-R) Student Development & Placement Center (SDPC) held a Mental Health Awareness Talk that seventh graders participated in last September 30, 2019. SDPC head and Guidance Counsellor Ma. Nita V. Bolo, LPT, RGC, gave the talk … Read more

Thomasian TAO: Children of Modern Filipino Heroes

Story by Rallieza Carbajosa, Grade 10-SMAT Photos by Marifel Alfaro San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos’ Thomasian na Anak OFW is a special group of students who are children of Overseas Filipino Workers. Established in 2016, TAO envisions to provide holistic support system to Thomasians whose parents are OFW. Inevitably, these children are … Read more

RAY Vis-Min get challenge on Regional Summit

Story and Photos By: Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—“Be on a mission, Filipino youth!” Fray Vicente Ramon, Jr., OAR, called to the Recollect Augustinian Youth (RAY) participants of the Regional RAY Summit at Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos. The challenge came at the tail of the inspiring homily of Fray Ramon who was the … Read more

Philpost awards Thomasian writer

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos welcomed PhilPost Area 6 Director Atty. Benjie Yotoko, CPA, who awarded a tenth grader for winning third place during the Philpost “Salamat Po” National On-The-Spot Letter Writing Contest last July 24, 2019.             Daniela Katrina Pauline D. Purisima, from Section St. Matthew, is the first representative from … Read more

Thomasian scouts to join 24th World Scout Jamboree in USA

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–Thomasian scouts represent San Carlos City to the 24th World Scout Jamboree in Bechtel Park, West Virgina, USA on July 22 to August 2, 2019.  Senior Scout Roger Jaisen A. Belga, a Grade 12, STEM student of Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos, San Carlos City and Scout Hayden Lloyd Villaluz, a Grade … Read more

New La Salud marks Fr. Cabarles’ 48th anniversary

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–June 29, 2019, On the 48th Anniversary of the Ordination of Rev. Fr. Rafael E. Cabarles, OAR, the new image of Nuestra Señora de La Salud was unveiled. The three-and-half-foot image is made of tugas or Molave (Virex parviflora Juss.). Local wood artisan Jesus Duroca from Sitio Panuolan, Barangay Buluangan sculpted … Read more

SCORES ’18: Making its way back in CST-R

By: Jeo Adrian G. Ling & Nathalie B. Señerez San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—Ten Philippine Recollect schools with an exact number of 100 delegates, along with their chaperones and the OAR priests, gathered together for the commencement of Students’ Congress of Recollect Schools (SCORES) 2018 Season 33 held at Colegio de Sto. Tomas – Recoletos … Read more