The much anticipated and celebrated 2019 Curriculum and Learning Management Division (CLMD) Regional Competitions officially open on Monday, Nov. 11 at Ynares Sports Complex, Antipolo City. In collaboration of Schools Division Office (SDO) of Rizal headed by Dr. Cherrylou D. Repia and Antipolo City under Dr. Christopher R. Diaz, the Regional Schools Press Conference (RSPC), Regional Science and Technology Fair (RSTF), and Regional Festival of Talents (RFOT) were launched in one very significant event.

Hon. Gov. Rebecca A. Ynares through Hon. Vice Gov. Jun Rey San Juan and Antipolo City Mayor Hon. Andrea B. Ynares, meanwhile, warmly welcomed the participants in the province. Hon. San Juan, in his speech to over six thousand participants, underscored the impact of the event in honing not only the skills but also the values of the learners. “Sa pamamagitan ng programa [Through this program], we are promoting the growth and development of campus journalists; encouraging critical and creative thinking and developing moral character and personal discipline of our your,” he said. The vice governor remains positive and hopeful that the activity would contribute towards the achievement of responsible citizenry and a peaceful community at large. “Tiyak na makakaasa tayo sa hinaharap ng isang responsableng mamamayan tungo sa mapayapang komunidad para sa lahat,” San Juan noted. The 5-day regional competitions, specifically the RSPC will be mainly held at Cainta Elementary School, F. P. Felix Memorial National High School, Angono National High School, and Angono Elementary School. The RSPC this year is anchored with the theme: “Empowering Communities through Campus Journalism.”