|Some JMNHS teachers posing after the Morning Celebration|
How Teachers' Day Evolved
The honoring of teachers evolved independently in various nations during the 20th century. In India, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan's birthday is the time where they celebrate Teachers' Day while Argentina gives respect to the teachers by celebrating Domingo Faustino Sarmiento's death on September 11, 1915. These are some examples why nations celebrate on various dates.Unique Style of Celebrating in the Philippines
More than half a million teachers in the whole Philippines are honored by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No.479 and is celebrated between September and October. In 2011, the Philippines celebrated the said event by being in consonance with the World Teachers' Day Celebration on October 5, 2011. This is planned in advance usually by the Student Councils of their respective schools. Some have orchid corsages presented to teachers by students or pupils. Some have skits or drama that show the life of a typical teacher.
Jalandoni Memorial National High School Celebrates Teachers' Day
JMNHS, a secondary public school located in the heart of Lapuz, Iloilo City celebrates the Teachers' Day spearheaded by the Supreme Student Government headed by their President Marimar Cordova and SSG Advisers Aldrin Madrid and Danni Kei Deloguines.
Class presidents held a special meeting on how to show gratitude to their teachers. Teachers were presented with scrapbooks, cards, and caricatures to show the students' appreciation of the efforts given by their teachers. Flowers, mini-cakes, chocolate, and other sweets were sent as a gift to teachers who are loved by their students.
The Teachers' Association with their President Engr. Joseph John Gicano also celebrated the said event in the afternoon with each council showcasing their talents.
The said events made the day of the teachers as they felt honored and respected with their selfless contribution.
Happy Teachers' Day Co-teachers!