Special Schedules and First Quarter Exam Sked for Grade 7 & 8

July 24, 2014
Carmela C. Oracion

To : Parents of the Ateneo Junior High School students

Re : Special Schedules and First Quarter Exam Schedule for the Junior HS

Please be informed of the following:

A. The Ateneo de Manila Grade School, Junior High School and High School faculty and staff will have a session with the University President on Friday, 25 July 2014 (1:00 – 4:00 pm) on important matters related to our mission in basic education. The dismissal for all Grades 7 and 8 students on Friday, 25 July 2014 will be at 12:30 pm.

B. The State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Aquino is scheduled on Monday, 28 July 2014. To enable our students to listen to the SONA in order to participate in related class discussions, the dismissal for all Grades 7 and 8 students on Monday, 28 July 2014 will be at 12:30 pm. All students are advised to go home immediately to avoid unusually heavy traffic that may be caused by the SONA.

In the event that the Local Government of Quezon City decides to suspend classes on Monday after the release of this memo, the decision of the Local Government will be observed by the Ateneo de Manila Basic Education (AGS, AJHS and AHS).

C. The Eid Ul Fitr holiday is scheduled on Tuesday, 29 July 2014. The University holiday in honor of St. Ignatius of Loyola is scheduled on Thursday, 31 July 2014.

There will be classes on 28 July 2014 (Monday), 30 July 2014 (Wednesday) and 1 August 2014 (Friday).

Please encourage your sons to take advantage of the holidays to review their lessons in preparation for the first quarter exams.

D. The first quarter Recap Day is scheduled on 5 August 2014 (Tuesday). On this day, teachers will use the period to summarize the lessons for the first quarter.

E. The first quarter exams for Grades 7 and 8 will be administered as scheduled on the following dates:

Wednesday, 6 August 2014
1st Exam CLE
2nd Exam Math

Thursday, 7 August 2014
1st Exam Science
2nd Exam English

Friday, 8 August 2014
1st Exam Filipino
2nd Exam AP

Below is the schedule that will be followed on each exam day:

7:05 – 7:15 Preparation Time
7:15 – 7:25 Flag Ceremony
7:25 – 7:40 Reflection Time
7:40 – 8:55 First Exam
8:55 – 9:25 Recess
9:30 – 10:45 Second Exam

The dismissal time on each exam day is at 10:45 am.

In case classes are suspended on an exam day, the exams scheduled on the day classes are canceled are automatically moved to the next day classes resume. The rest of the exams are rescheduled according to the scheduled sequence of exam days.

Please be guided accordingly.


Mrs. Carmela C. Oracion