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Pisay students’ outstanding creative research vows to end traffic problems

Oct 18, 2019 - 8:00 AM

PRESS RELEASE: The research is a proposed system for a more efficient method of managing traffic in intersections

'Untarnished truth:' Pisay students spark a campus movement vs sexual harassment

Jun 06, 2019 - 5:32 PM

In the span of a week, students of the Philippine Science High School build a movement to take on the school’s highest officials and change campus culture on sexual harassment

Pisay board to tackle how to teach 'responsible use of technology'

May 29, 2019 - 7:05 PM

Amid the Philippine Science High School controversy, DOST Secretary Fortunato de la Peña says they will better educate students on ethical behavior and proper use of technology

RESPONSIBLE USE. DOST Secretary Fortunato de la Peña, who sits as ex-officio chairman of the PSHS board of trustees says it will look into how to teach youth responsible use of technology.

[OPINION | Dash of SAS] School punishment for boys and girls

May 29, 2019 - 7:00 PM

The cases of Philippine Science High School now and St. Theresa's College Cebu in 2012 show that, when it comes to meting out punishment, an iron hand is used for girls while boys are treated with kid gloves

Pisay board defends final decision on students who shared lewd photos

May 29, 2019 - 5:45 PM

'We assure the public that the PSHS Board has exerted best efforts in arriving at this decision and we request that this be respected,' says the Philippine Science High School board of trustees

2019 GRADUATION. The PSHS board of bars 6 male students who had shared lewd photos of their female classmates from joining the school's 2019 graduation rites but allows 3 to receive diplomas. File photo by Rappler

Robredo on Pisay controversy: Abuse vs women unacceptable in any form

May 29, 2019 - 10:38 AM

Vice President Leni Robredo says changing the culture of abuse against women in the Philippines 'begins with calling out behavior that is disrespectful and abusive to women, and ensuring that it is appropriately sanctioned'

FIGHTER FOR WOMEN. Vice President Leni Robredo says there is no excuse for abuse against women. File photo by Arnold Almacen/OVP

Pisay boys who shared lewd photos barred from grad rites

May 28, 2019 - 10:22 PM

(UPDATED) But 3 of the 6 erring boys will still receive their diplomas from the Philippine Science High School

2019 GRADUATION. The PSHS board of trustees decides to bar 6 male students who had shared lewd photos of their female classmates from joining the school's 2019 graduation rites. File photo by Rappler

From victim to fighter: 'We all have to take a stand,' says Pisay student

May 28, 2019 - 11:16 AM

A Philippine Science High School student shares how she found the courage to hold her tormentors accountable

DEMANDING ANSWERS. Philippine Science High School students demand the school board reconsider a decision allowing students who shared lewd photos to graduate. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

Pisay board to reconsider graduation of students who shared lewd photos

May 24, 2019 - 10:06 AM

Senator Bam Aquino, a member of the Philippine Science High School board, says he will vote in favor of the recommendation not to allow the students to graduate

GRADUATION. The Philippine Science High School board of trustees will reconsider the graduation of 6 male students who shared lewd photos and videos of their fellow female schoolmates. Photo from Philippine Science High School

Online petition launched vs graduation of Pisay students who shared lewd photos

May 23, 2019 - 9:10 PM

The petition urges the Philippine Science High School Board of Trustees to review its decision allowing 6 male students to graduate despite sharing lewd photos of their fellow female students online

ONLINE PETITION. An online petition seeks to reverse the Philippine Science High School board of trustee's decision to allow students who shared lewd photos of female students to graduate. Photo of students by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

Pisay students to school board: Don't let students who shared lewd photos graduate

May 23, 2019 - 6:50 PM

Philippine Science High School students make the call after the board overturns the management and disciplinary committees’ recommendation that 6 male students be prevented from graduating

DEMANDING ANSWERS. Philippine Science High School students demand the school board reconsider a decision allowing students who shared lewd photos to graduate. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

Scholars who didn't take science courses owe P6.8M to PSHS

Aug 21, 2018 - 4:23 PM

The COA report says the students come from the Philippine Science High School campuses in Western Visayas and Cordillera Administrative Region

MONEY OWED. The COA says students from the Philippine Science High School who did not take science and technology courses in college owe the school some P6.8 million. Photo from Philippine Science High School

Filipino students win at International Biology Olympiad

Jul 29, 2018 - 1:02 PM

The Ateneo de Manila University says this was 'one of the best debut performances of the country in an international science Olympiad'

TRIUMPH. Team Philippines at the International Biology Olympiad 2018 in Tehran, Iran. Photo from Ateneo de Manila University

Philippine Science High School applications for 2018-2019 now open

May 25, 2018 - 4:47 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The deadline for filing of application is on September 14, 2018. The date of the examination is on October 20, 2018.

PH student app developers nab presentation award in Japan

Mar 22, 2018 - 9:59 PM

The Philippine delegation's entry, an educational smartphone application called ‘Arijo’, bags the oustanding poster presentation award and is among the top 8 of 78 other groups from 34 different schools

PH DELEGATION. Banusing, Briones, Cruz and Flores (from Left to Right) at the event venue, Yokohama National University. Photos courtesy of Justin Banusing

18-year-old Filipino wins int'l science video contest

Dec 04, 2017 - 9:55 PM

Hillary Andales, a student of Philippine Science High School-Eastern Visayas Campus, wins in this year's Breakthrough Junior Challenge for an explainer video on relativity

CREATIVE EXPLAINER. A framegrab from Andales' winning video on reference frames and relativity. Courtesy Breakthrough Junior Challenge/YouTube

Young Pinoy kids win medals at World Math Team Championship

Nov 27, 2016 - 4:05 PM

Pinoy math athletes won 3 gold 7 silver and 17 bronze medals

PSHS Intermediate Team: (L to R) Jose Lorenzo P. Abad, Wesley Gavin Go Palomar, Frederick Ivan Michael T. Tan, Dominic Lawrence R. Bermudez, Sinead Dylan P. Vallester, Bert Joseph A. Tropicales, Coach Mario Danilo R. Lanura

Bumper crop of int'l math, science medals for PH in 2015

Feb 06, 2016 - 7:23 PM

Filipino students continue to show that they are competitive in the fields of science and math

Image courtesy Marco Melgar. Processed by Alyssa Arizabal / Rappler.

2015 Philippine Science High School exam results out

Dec 13, 2015 - 9:04 AM

Of the 22 791 applicants 1 355 examinees pass in the system s 16 campuses nationwide

Photo courtesy of http://mc.pshs.edu.ph/

Recto: P850M in DOST's 2016 budget for post-grad scholarships

Oct 07, 2015 - 9:08 AM

These MS and PhD graduates in science form the bedrock of our development If we want to grow this is one urgently needed human capital we must develop

DOST-PSHS open to applications for NCE for 2016-2017

May 26, 2015 - 8:15 PM

The Department of Science and Technology Philippine Science High School System is now accepting applications for the National Competitive Examination

Beyond #PisayContract, strengthen S&T in PH – netizens

Nov 21, 2014 - 8:12 PM

Netizens argue for and against the fairness of binding high school students to a science course in college but they rally behind the need for gov t to invest more in the field of science and technology

Breach of contract? One Pisay mother’s thoughts

Nov 19, 2014 - 5:00 PM

A mother s pride at having her son enter the prestigious Philippine Science High School turns to anxiety – his son is now leaning toward non science interests and this may pose a problem with a contract they signed

A 'Pisay' for changing times

Sep 06, 2014 - 6:28 PM

Arguably the country s top high school the 50 year old Philippine Science High School PSHS is adapting to challenging times ahead

The Philippine Science High School (PSHS) Main Campus in Diliman, Quezon City, 3 Sept 2014. KD Suarez/Rappler

FAST FACTS: Philippine Science High School

Sep 06, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Pisay celebrates its 50th anniversary this year Here are some interesting facts about the school

PH students win at International Students Science Fair

Sep 06, 2014 - 7:30 AM

The Philippine Science High School team s research was among 3 projects awarded as Most Creative and Innovative in the Biotechnology Health and Medicine cluster of the ISSF in Moscow

Authentic Agham: The PSHS Grand Alumni Homecoming

Aug 27, 2014 - 1:45 PM

Philippine Science High School alumni from all campuses are invited to attend the grand alumni homecoming celebrating the PSHS s 50th anniversary

Application for PSHS System entrance exam now open

Jul 24, 2014 - 9:29 AM

The Philippine Science High School System PSHS System is now accepting applicants for for the PSHS National Competitive Examination NCE for school year 2015 2016

Photo courtesy of http://mc.pshs.edu.ph/

PH bags 3rd silver in 2014 Int'l Math Olympiad

Jul 18, 2014 - 7:08 PM

In the hardest math competition in the world the Philippine team garners a total score of 96 points – a huge jump from 72 points in 2013

'WINNING STREAK.' With a silver medal, 3 bronze medals, and 2 honorable mentions, the Philippine team comes home from their best performance yet at the 2014 International Mathematical Olympiad. Photo from DOST-SEI

Science internship: Teens explore thrills in a physics lab

May 07, 2014 - 9:23 PM

The Summer Science Internship Program of the Philippine Science High School brings students to actual laboratories to experience what it’s like to perform experiments

NOT JUST THEORIES. Interns from the Philippine Science High School conduct an experiment at the University of the Philippines' plasma physics laboratory. Photo by Shaira Panela/Rappler.com

#HeroesofHaiyan: Honoring bravery and selflesness

Apr 09, 2014 - 7:00 AM

Rappler honors the unsung heroes who gave up so much for others to live

Aquino to 'Pisay' grads: Join gov't

Mar 26, 2014 - 1:34 PM

President Benigno Aquino III emphasizes the need for skilled meteorologists and science experts to help the country prepare for disasters

HIGHLIGHTS: 3rd Women's Business Summit Philippines

Mar 05, 2014 - 9:03 PM

The 3rd Women s Business Summit brings successful female entrepreneurs and executives to the stage to talk about how they made it

Interactive learning, thanks to a 'smart' classroom

Feb 13, 2014 - 12:30 PM

The Smart Classroom project at the Philippine Science High School aims to provides students with a fully digital and interactive learning environment

Evacuees move out of PSHS-Eastern Visayas

Dec 14, 2013 - 4:05 PM

About 2 000 evacuees are expected to vacate the campus on December 15 in preparation for the resumption of classes January next year

Mission: Palo, Leyte

Nov 14, 2013 - 10:38 AM

First hand account by Philippine Science High School System executive director Josette Biyo about their mission to reach hard hit Palo Leyte

SHATTERED. What remains of the PSHS Eastern Visayas Campus after Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). The campus now serves as temporary shelter for hundreds of people in Palo, Leyte. Image courtesy AghamRoad.ph

Pisay to hold another entrance exam after typhoon Santi

Oct 18, 2013 - 7:05 PM

The Philippine Science High School National Competitive Examination PSHS NCE can only be taken by those who missed the exam last October 12 and 13

Application for PSHS entrance exam now open

Jul 03, 2013 - 11:55 AM

The Philippine Science High School System PSHS System is now accepting applicants for for the PSHS National Competitive Examination NCE for school year 2014 2015

Applications for PSHS scholarships now open

Jun 14, 2012 - 12:42 PM

The Philippine Science High School PSHS System is now accepting applications for its National Competitive Examination NCE