December 10, 2016 – José Rizal University held its annual event for the family of Grade VI Students outside of our university. To share the spirit of love and giving during Christmas Season, this year’s family day entitled “Paskong Pamilya: Paskong Kay Saya-Saya” made the families from Jose Fabella Memorial School, Addition Hills Integrated School, P. Burgos Elementary School, Bonifacio Javier Elementary School, Ilaya Barangka Integrated School, Hulo Integrated School, Filemon Javier Elementary School, Nicanor C. Ibuna Elementary School, San Juan Elementary, Kabayanan Elementary School, and Highway Hills Integrated School happy and embraced the true meaning of the season. Everyone gathered at the University Quadrangle and enjoyed the program hosted by Mr. Jilbi Alverne and Sergio Luis Villanueva. Two of the fun activities that made the vent more exciting are “Minute to Win it” and “Charades” participated by the students and their parents.
Included also in the program was a “Family Talk” conducted by Mr. Wilson P. Mones which talks about the children’s obedience to their parents and the parents’ contribution to their children’s education. Before ending the program, a special sing-and-dance number named “For the love” was presented by the Rizalian Ambassadors to the families. Finally, the program ended with the closing speech by Mr. Mones and the awarding of the families observed by the organizers as: The Happiest Family- Suganob Family, The Friendliest Family- Gabay Family, and The Most Determined Family- Dado Family from Jose Fabella Memorial School; The Closest Family- Datiles Family from Addition Hills Integrated School; and The Most Fashionable Family- Baron Family from Ilaya Barangka Integrated School. Before everyone go, as a souvenir, the JRU-RAMs Media Team took a photo of everyone who attended, as the above.