SJES wins 2nd place in National Handwashing Quiz Bee Final Round


San Juan City- As Filipinos welcome the Global Handwashing Day on October 15, 2021, Manila Water Foundation conducted the National Handwashing Quiz Bee to their Lingap Eskwela Partner Schools. San Juan Elementary School (SJES) wass one of the chosen schools in the National Capital Region, together with the nine qualified schools: Ciriaco P. Tinga Elementary School, Mambugan 2 Elementary School, Barrio Luz Elementary School, Guerrero Elementary School, Sampaloc Elementary School, Bagong Tanyag Elementary School, Ricardo P. Cruz Senior Elementary School, Bato Elementary School, and Putik Central School of SPED Center.


Elisha Job B. Bravo, a grade six student at SJES, defeated the other schools and won the Second Place in the National Handwashing Quiz Bee held last Friday, October 8, 2021, via Zoom meeting. MWF Executive Director Mr. Reginald M. Andal, served as one of the judges of the quiz bee, together with Mr. Gaudencio S. Salonga Jr. and Ms. Blessille Par. The ten participants were challenged in the average and difficult round in which they answered identification questions about handwashing facts.

Bravo got a total score of twenty points which tied with another participant from Mambugan 2 Elementary School. This led to another round using the Kahoot Application where Bravo finally beat the opponent with 3556 points over the 2623 points of the other participant. Bravo was named the Second Place in the 2021 National Handwashing Quiz Bee Final Round.

The prize included Php3000 worth of gift certificates, Safeguard gift pack, Globe at Home Prepaid Wi-fi Kit, 500-peso Globe Load cards, MWF HIOH medal, and Certificate of Recognition for Bravo. The school and coach, Ms. Anna May M. De Leon, will also receive a prize: six months’ supply of Safeguard soap hygiene products for the school, Safeguard gift pack, Php500 Globe load cards, and Certificate of Recognition for the coach.


SJES, through its representatives, thanked the Manila Water Foundation for the opportunity to represent the school and part of the activities in celebrating the Global Handwashing Day 2021. Really, hard work pays off as both Elisha and his coach proved it satisfying when they won the event in the midst of online classes, virtual meetings, and other asynchronous activities, with the support of their School Principal, Mr. Lloyd T. Tulaylay. Congratulations!



Article written by:

Anna May M. de Leon - Teacher I (San Juan ES)

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