This Handbook serves as a guide to all students in the performance of
their roles as part of the academic community. !t contains, among others, a
basic background of the institution, policies on admission, policies on academics,
facts about support services, daily routines and standard operating procedures,
behavioral norms and measure of discipline, as well as other matters pertinent to
a student's life in the institution.

Students are expected to read this handbook thoroughly upon receipt,
discuss its contents in class with the homeroom adviser, ask questions when
necessary, show it to their parents for their perusal, and finally have the parents
sign the return slip at the back of the handbook. The return slip containing the
parental signatures shall signify compliance with the school's rules and
regulations and shall also serve as reference samples for the future use in
matters such as excuse letters and report cards.

Other policies and information which are subject to change every year
shall be given to students and parents through bulletin of information during the
school year. These should also be read well by both the parents and students.
Queries regarding this matter should be directed to the PrincipalfAssistant


1. Heritage

!n April 1651, a child was born to a wealthy family in Rheims, France.
Although raised and educated with all the privileges that accompanied his
influential social standing, early on in his life Jean Baptist De La Salle became
disturbed by what he saw in society: widespread poverty and the plight of
poor children who seemed ¨.so far from salvation" and were ¨.often left to
themselves and badly brought-up."

Ordained a priest at the age of 27, De La Salle went on to devote himself to
the Christian education of the poor. He began by recruiting young men
whom he trained to become good Christian teachers, went on to found
schools for poor children, and eventually renounced his personal wealth to
found a community of educators which in time became the Brothers of the
Christian Schools, better known in the Philippines as the La Salle Brothers.

Canonized a saint of the Catholic Church in 1900 and proclaimed Patron of
Christian Teachers in 1950, St. John Baptist De La Salle is recognized as the
Father of Nodern Education, an educational innovator who continues to be
the guiding spirit that animates every La Salle school. Today, more than
three centuries after their founding, there are more than 10,000 La Salle
Brothers serving the youth in schools, colleges, universities and other
institutions in more than 80 countries throughout the world.

2. The La Salle Brothers in the Philippines

The Brothers first came to the Philippines in 1911, when they established a
small school in Nanila which in time grew to become De La Salle University.
Having established a reputation for excellent Christian education, the
Brothers expanded their efforts in the country and established the University
of St. La Salle in Bacolod City (1952), La Salle Academy in !ligan City (1958)
La Salle Green Hills in Nandaluyong City (1959), St. Joseph's High School in
Bacolod City (1960), and De La Salle Lipa in Lipa City (1962). Other schools
followed, and almost a century after their arrival in the country, the Lasallian
education benefits almost 90,000 students throughout the Philippines.


3. History of De La Salle Lipa

Founded in 1962 by the Brothers of the Christian School, De La Salle
Lipa was built on a 5.9 hectare lot along the National Highway. Financed by
interest-free loans from Caltex and Shell corporations, construction of the three
one-storey wings of classrooms, a gymnasium-auditorium and the Brothers'
House began on 29 January 1962. During its first year, De La Salle Lipa operated
as the Boys' Department of the Naryknoll Sisters' Our Lady of the Rosary
Academy (OLRA). As the Naryknoll Sisters were phasing out OLRA's Boys'
Department, 221 students were admitted from first to fourth year.

Three Brothers and seven lay teachers composed the first staff of the
school. Br. Henry virgil FSC was the first Director and Principal.

On its second year of operations, the school obtained a temporary
permit to operate as La Salle High School. After one year and seven months of
guiding the fledgling institution, Br. virgil died of a heart attack on 22 September
1963. Br. Hugh Damian took his place and held the helm for the next two years.

The school population more than doubled during its fourth year of
operations. This necessitated the construction of the two-storey St. Joseph Hall
during the administration of Br. Frederick Nartin FSC in 1967.

Towards the end of the decade as OLRA continued to send its boys to La
Salle High School, a large percentage of students began to come from the
various public elementary schools around the city. Thus, to better prepare
students for the high school, the elementary grades were opened in 1967, with
Br. vernon Nabile FSC as Principal.

!n 1969, Br. Rafael Donato FSC arrived to become Director and Principal.
!t was during his term that the new school seal was designed. The tradition of
staging an annual school fair was also begun.

After Br. Rafael's departure for La Salle Greenhills in 1970, Br. Crisanto
Noreno FSC became the Principal. Br. Gregory Refuerzo FSC was the Director.
During the term of the two in office, a new library and a sports complex were
constructed. The façade was improved and wooden bleachers inside the
gymnasium were constructed. The school became known as De La Salle ng Lipa.

Girls were first accepted in school year 197+-75 when Br. Emiliano
Hudtohan FSC was the Principal. The girls, however, were limited to the first and
second year levels.
!t was during the term of Br. Antonio Narciso FSC that the school's
incorporation papers and by-laws were amended. The school was officially
registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission as De La Salle Lipa, !nc.

An attempt at securing PAASCU accreditation was made during the term
of Br. Jaime de Guzman FSC. His term of office is remembered for the
construction of the four grade school classrooms, which would eventually be
known as the !mmaculate Conception Hall.

During the term of Br. Samuel Bueser FSC late in the seventies, a
modified split-schedule for freshmen and sophomores was implemented to
accommodate the growing student population. Enrolment had soared to 1,200.
Another effort was made to gain PAASCU accreditation, and this, along with
moves to open a College Department, came to fruition after Br. Samuel's term
was completed.

!n school year 1982-83, De La Salle Lipa received its first high school
PAASCU accreditation. Br. Eugenio Tianco FSC was the Principal, while Br.
Gregory returned to occupy the Director's position. During the school year, an
extension to the library was constructed along with an office for guidance
counseling. Also, the !mmaculate Conception Hall was completed during the

Br. Jaime Dalumpines FSC was appointed Principal in 1983. Because of
recommendations contained in the PAASCU report, reforms were instituted. The
two-year old split schedule for freshmen and sophomores was scrapped.
Administration was decentralized and Year Level Noderators were introduced for
improved student supervision.

!n 1985, the College Department came into existence with an enrollment
of 130 students. The College offered Bachelor of Science in Commerce with
majors in Business Nanagement and Agribusiness Nanagement.

Br. Jaime went on to complete a 5-year term, the last of which was
school year 1987-88. He left soon afterwards for Canada for further studies, and
was replaced by Br. Edgardo Jayme FSC. The latter stayed for only a few months
and left the school in midterm. Ns. Norma Blanco was appointed Acting Principal,

assisted by a council composed of the Year Level Noderators and the
Department Heads.

Ns. Blanco was formally appointed as the first lay principal of the high
school the following Nay. During Ns. Blanco's term, the 1100 wing was
constructed to house the freshmen classes. Also, the Elementary Department
was reopened.

Because of the rapid growth of the !nstitution in the nineties, it became
necessary in 199+ to appoint a resident president. The position was given to
alumnus Br. Narciso Erguiza FSC who, in 197+, was briefly assigned to the school
but had spent most of his years as a De La Salle Brother elsewhere.

Br. Erquiza stayed for two school years and reorganized the
administrative structure. The major academic and service departments became
known as ¨units" and their respective heads sat in the President's Council, which
met weekly. Strategic directions were drafted and implemented, which
emphasized the growing role of the college in the community.

Also, in the nineties, the College Department added more courses such
as Secretarial Administration; Agribusiness Nanagement with majors in
Horticulture and Animal Husbandry; Bachelor of Elementary Education; Bachelor
of Secondary Education with majors in English, Nath, Religious Education and
Environmental Science; and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science,
Accountancy and Hotel and Restaurant Nanagement.

With Br. Erguiza requesting to pursue fulltime graduate studies at the
end of his second year in office, Br. Donato was requested by Br. Benildo
Feliciano FSC, the Brother Provincial, to become President of the school. The
latter accepted and was officially installed in ceremonies held on 15 Nay 1995.

Under Br. Donato's term, De La Salle Lipa embarked on a massive
physical plant development program which completely transformed the
!nstitution. various innovations were also introduced. The elementary and
secondary units were integrated into what was known as the Unified School, with
homerooms named after parishes, Philippine cities and cities around Southeast
Asia and the Oceania region where De La Salle schools are located.

A graduate program was offered for the first time in the school's history.
The school's Naster in Nanagement Technology program, the first of its kind in
the Philippines, combines business management with information technology.


Nore course offerings were made available in the Tertiary School at the
turn of the century as programs in Secretarial Administration and Agribusiness
Nanagement were phased out. Courses in Financial Nanagement, Bachelor of
Science in Computer Engineering, Economics, Nanagement Technology, Legal
Nanagement, and certificate courses in Entrepreneurship, Hotel and Restaurant
Nanagement and !nformation technology were opened. !n the later years,
Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Electronics and Communications Engineering,
!ndustrial Engineering, Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Bachelor of Science in
Nathematics, Nursing, Tourism, Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship, Biology
and Electrical Engineering were also offered.

Br. Donato retired in 2003 after having presided over the most intensive
period of growth and development that the school had ever known. Br. Nanuel
Pajarillo FSC was installed as 3
President of De La Salle Lipa on 15 Nay 2003.

Under Br. Pajarillo's term, the grade school and the high school levels of
the Unified School (re-named later as the !ntegrated School under the
supervision of its principal, Ns. violeta Ramirez) received their level 2 ¨clean" re-
accreditation status for five years from PAASCU. This was the highest rating
received by the high school level since 1983 and the first 5-year re-accreditation
status for the grade school level.

The College, with its goal of improving its academic programs submitted
applications for the PAASCU accreditation of the following programs: Business
Nanagement, Education, Accountancy, Hotel and Restaurant Nanagement,
Computer Science, and Financial Nanagement. Business Nanagement and
Education were granted level 1 accreditation status in 2005 while the rest had
their preliminary visit the year after.

New facilities were built and information technology was improved. The
Apolinario Nabini and the St. Br. Benilde buildings were constructed to provide
facilities for the science courses in College and new classrooms for the Primary
Learning Community of the !ntegrated School respectively. Wireless !nternet
connectivity was introduced to keep abreast with new trends in information

!n school year 2005-2006, changes in the school's seal, mission-vision
statement, organizational structure and nomenclature were implemented in
response to new challenges in Lasallian education. Buildings in the !ntegrated
School were named after Lasallian saints and a Lasallian Brother (Br. Gregory

Refuerzo FSC) while College buildings were named after Philippine heroes and
prominent Batanguenos.

!n 2006, Br. Nanuel Pajarillo FSC was assigned as !nterim President of
De La Salle University Dasmarinas and the De La Salle Health and Science
Campus while still serving as President of De La Salle Lipa.

4. The School Seal

The cross which divides the shield into four,
symbolizes the school's adherence to Catholic
values and traditions, which are embodied in the
teachings of the founder, St. John Baptist De La

The three broken chevrons correspond to the
broken bones sustained by Johan Salla, the great
grandfather of St. John Baptist De La Salle, in a
battle against the Noors while serving as Chief
Warrior of Atphonus the Chaste, King of Oviedo in
Spain. The broken chevrons became part of the
coat of arms of the family of St. John Baptist De La

A favorite Batangueno weapon of defense, the
balisong attests to the Batanguenos' craftsmanship
and symbolizes the bravery of what is nevertheless
a peace loving-people


Also known as the tree of life, the coconut tree is
versatile and is able to ride the winds of change,
the same characteristics which are common among
Lipenos. The very site where DLSL was built in
1962 was a plantation of the tree of life, now
immortalized in the school's coat of arms.

Lipa's cool climate makes it perfect for
breeding horses, in fact a few stables still remain.
The stallion represents strength, industry and the
ability to conquer, qualities the Lasallians of
Batangas should seek to posses.


The Laurel Leaves at the sides of the shield
symbolize excellence which is part of De La Salle
Lipa's mission. Laurel leaves were used in ancient
times as symbol of achievements and excellence
and are placed as crown on the head of people who
are in authority or those who excelled in a
particular endeavor.


The five-pointed star above the shield symbolizes
the Signum Fidei. !t is a sign of faith, and is the
symbol of the De La Salle Brothers (Fraternum
Scholarum Christianarum). The star, signifying
faith, also means hope. The Sign of Faith is one of
the hallmark virtues by which John Baptist De La
Salle guided his educational enterprise.



The banners below the shield contain
a. the name of the school (De La Salle
b. the year it was founded (1962),
c. the initials of our country (R.P. -
Republic of the Philippines); and
d. the Latin phrase ¨Crescit Gratia
virtuteque" which literally means ¨He
grew in grace and wisdom". This phrase
was lifted from the Holy Gospel
according to Luke, chapter 2 verses +0-
+2 indicating how the child Jesus grew
up. This should be the same way our
students should grow and the rest of the
members of the school community
should develop.



Deeply moved, as St. John Baptist De La Salle was, by the plight of the poor and
the youth at risk, we, the members of the Lasallian schools in the Philippines,
commit ourselves to the Lasallian Nission of providing a human and Christian
education to the young, especially in schools, with the service of the poor as
priority, in order to evangelize and catechize, to promote peace and justice,
accomplishing these together as shared mission. We draw strength from the
many Lasallians committed to incarnating our charism in our country today to
serve the needs of Filipino youth, especially those at risk.


!nflamed by the Holy Spirit, God's own Fire, we declare our commitment to the

• We shall work together as a national network of Lasallian schools in the
Philippines for the efficient and effective implementation of the Lasallian
Nission, following the directives of the De La Salle Brothers and the
Philippine Lasallian Family as set by the General Chapter, the District
Chapter, and the Philippine Lasallian Family Convocation.

• We shall ensure the integrity of the Lasallian Nission by setting directions
and standards applicable to Philippine Lasallian schools and by
monitoring their implementation.

• We shall promote the Lasallian Nission by fostering synergy,
collaboration and sharing among Lasallian schools.

• We shall uphold the Lasallian values of faith, zeal in service and
communion in mission.


!n all these, we, together and by association, dedicate our life and work to God,
Who alone guarantees the fulfillment of our Lasallian dream.


Vision-Mission Statement

To be a sign of faith as an excellent educational institution, sharing in the
Lasallian mission of teaching minds, touching hearts and transforming lives.

Definition of Terms


To be a sign of faith is for DLSL to be witness to the values of communion with
God and the priority of the gospel in human life, and be committed to growth in
the spirit of faith as described in the ¨Foundational Principles of Lasallian
The spirit of faith flows from a relationship of
communion with the Triune God who wills to save all people by
drawing them into a life-giving communion with Him and with
one another. !n the Lasallian tradition, the spirit of faith is a
spirit that allows one to:

a. discover God's active presence in His Word,
in men and women, in the poor, in nature,
in history and in ourselves;

b. judge and evaluate things in the light of the
c. search for God's will in order to carry out His
saving plan;
d. unite one's actions to the ongoing saving
action of God in the world; and
e. trust in God's loving presence and
providence when acting or discerning God's

The spirit of faith is a disposition of the mind and heart
that (1) allows believers to interpret, judge and evaluate reality
in the light of the Gospel; (2) moves and motivates them to
contribute actively to the fulfillment of God's saving plan; (3)
enables them to take necessary risks and act with boldness in
accomplishing what is demanded by each situation, placing their
trust in God's providence to guide, sustain and make fruitful
their efforts.


An excellent educational institution is one that is dynamic, maintains
quality programs, provides services beyond what is basically required, and equips
its members with the virtues, knowledge and skills necessary to live productive
professional and civic lives anywhere in the world. Because the institution's
excellence is anchored on Gospel values, this excellence makes DLSL a sign of


Teaching minds is empowering members of the Lasallian family to become
lifelong learners who are competent, creative, critical, and committed to service.
!t is also the act of promoting a culture of partnership, collaboration, and co-
responsibility for the mission among administrators, students, faculty, and staff.
As a community dedicated to education and inspired by the Lasallian spirit, DLSL
offers educational experiences that are collaborative, contextual, dynamic, and
pedagogically diverse.

Guiding Principles of the Philippine Lasallian Family, Philippine Lasallian Family 2005


Touching hearts for DLSL is the provision of an education that expresses a
genuine care and concern for students in their individuality and uniqueness, an
education that invites them to become their best selves and moves them to
become agents for the transformation of others and of the society to which they


Transforming lives pertains to the act of serving as inspiration for others to live a
life of faith, commitment, and service. !nspired by the charism and vision of our
founder, St. John Baptist de La Salle, we become ambassadors of Christ,
spreading the Good News through our actions and making a difference in the
lives of people that we encounter. By creating concrete programs that serve the
poor and provide the less fortunate with the chance for a better life, an equal
opportunity to quality education, and a renewed relationship with God, DLSL
becomes an instrument for the transformation of lives.


Part of De La Salle Lipa's goal is to form its members into D!SC!PLES of
the Catholic faith and true followers of St. John Baptist De La Salle. !t therefore
aims to form among its members the following core values:


De La Salle Lipa is committed towards the formation of a community
wherein individuals are self-disciplined and practice self-control towards being
proactive members of our society. !t forms individuals who organize their
environment, and set priorities and are capable of following through to its
conclusive end, individuals who are willing to obey rules and follow legitimate
authority for the betterment of all.


De La Salle Lipa is committed towards the formation of a community
wherein individuals are not duplicitous but are united in their words and actions;
individuals who adhere to moral values that make a whole and integrated person
and are worthy of trust; individuals who are able to respond and respect the
accomplishment of others and able to accept their own capabilities and

limitations; individuals who have the ability to receive and give information
objectively and truthfully and stand with the integrity of a whole person.


De La Salle Lipa is committed to the formation of a community of
persons who look at all things with the eyes of faith because they believe that
God is always present in them. A community of persons who become sources of
hope and consolation to others because they are enriched and inspired by the
Word of God and are able to discern the Will of God in the events of their daily
lives. A community of persons trusting in God's Providence and are willing to
serve others and give due respect to others through their care, compassion, and
good will.
De La Salle Lipa further commits itself towards the formation of
individuals who, powered by the Word of God in their lives, are willing to share
their time, talent and treasures with those who have little or none at all, willing
to help without expecting anything in return. Through the power of the
Scripture, De La Salle Lipa seeks to form prophetic individuals who promote
peace and harmony at all costs and renounce violence and injustices in all forms.


De La Salle Lipa is committed to form individuals who utilize their ability
to discriminate between mediocre and superior thought processes. !t forms
individuals who decide responsibly based on critical-analytical assessment of data
through a science-oriented and objective approach. But most important of all, it
forms individuals who are able to integrate these with their experience and move
towards action for the betterment of our common future.


De La Salle Lipa is committed to the formation of a community of
persons that is responsive to the needs of our society, an innovative community
that is practical and relevant in practices yet developmental in its approach
towards solutions and actions.


De La Salle Lipa is committed to the formation of a community of
persons who are loyal and devoted to the country; a community that values its
national heritage and natural resources and seeks a high level of awareness of

our Philippine history and geography. !t seeks to form individuals who value
being a citizen and uses this towards building a nation, promoting peace and
order through their own witnessing as law-abiding, peace-loving and orderly
persons of our society. Nost of all, De La Salle Lipa seeks to develop individuals
who value their country and are willing to put service to their country first over
service to other countries or individuals in our society.


De La Salle Lipa is committed to the formation of a community of
persons who, having a knowledge of the existing realities and conditions of our
society, are sensitive to unjust structures and double standards. !t seeks to
develop individuals who are willing to be liberating agents of change in our
society as an expression of their solidarity with victims of injustice, their
compassion for those who are poor materially and their intellectual giftedness. !t
seeks to form individuals who are willing to be enablers for others because of
their inner conviction - ¨nakikita, nakakadama, may ginagawa."


De La Salle Lipa is committed towards the formation of individuals who
do ordinary things extraordinarily well and are able to bring out the best even in
the most ordinary things that they do. !t forms individuals who have high
motivation, who aim high but are also flexible and well rounded in their
development and outlook towards life. Because of this inner conviction, De La
Salle Lipa seeks to develop individuals who are inspirations for others and who
value the saying, ¨ang pwede na ay hindi pa pwede."

Integrated School Goals and Objectives

Guided by the vision-mission statement of De La Salle Lipa, the
!ntegrated School is committed to the task of providing solid Basic Education,
thus, promoting the holistic formation of the youth towards becoming Christian
Filipinos witnessing the Lasallian core values.

!n conformity with the vision-mission statement, the !ntegrated School
aims to achieve through the different disciplines the following:
1. To develop within oneself an appreciation of his dignity as human being
created in the ¨image and likeness of God"
2. To form students who embody the values of Christian Filipinos who can
think critically, feel compassionately, and act excellently for the good of
the country and the community;
3. To show concern and compassion and respond to the needs of the
vulnerable and marginalized sectors of the society;
+. To develop one's competence in the use of the basic tools of oral and
written communication skills both in the English and Filipino;
5. To acquire the basic knowledge and skills necessary to interpret and
analyze problems in a logical and systematic manner as applied in their
daily lives;
6. To gain knowledge and understanding of the science concepts, skills and
principles applicable to life situations;
7. To develop genuine love for reading and literature and acquire the
fundamental skills in the use of library resources;
8. To form responsible Christian citizens who uphold the pride and dignity
of being a Filipino;
9. To think critically and respond intelligently to relevant and current local,
national and global issues;
10. To develop one's abilities and skills in Home Nanagement, Agricultural
and !ndustrial Arts, and Entrepreneurship, thus, preparing them to
become productive citizens;
11. To develop a sound mind and body through active participation in a well
balanced Physical Education Program;
12. To harness God-given talents and develop self-expression through Nusic
and Art; and
13. To develop the academic, religious, cultural, athletic, and leadership
interests and potentials through active participation in club activities.



A. NurseryJKinderJPrep


Christian Living
Creative Language Experiences
(for Kinder and Prep)
Beginning Reading
Creative Nathematics
Creative Novement and Nusic
(for Kinder and Prep)

B. Level 1 to Level 6


Christian Living
Language ArtsfPenmanship
(for Levels 1,2 83)
Language Arts
(for Levels +,5, 8 6)
Araling Panlipunan
(Sibika at Kultura for Levels 1,2 8 3)
(HEKAS! for Levels +,5, 8 6)
Science and Health
(for Levels +,5, 8 6)
Homeroom Guidance



Subjects Units

Christian Living 1.0
English 1.5
Filipino 1.2
Social Science
(L7 - Philippine History 8 Government)
(L8 - Asian Studies)
(L9 - Kasaysayan ng Daigdig)
(L10 - Ekonomiks)
(L7 - Elementary Algebra)
(L8 - !ntermediate Algebra)
(L9 - Geometry)
(L10 - Advanced Algebra 8 Trigonometry)
(L7 - !ntegrated Science)
(L8 - Biology)
(L9 - Chemistry)
(L10 - Physics)
(L7 - Culinary Arts 8 Sewing)
(L8 - Baking 8 Woodworking)
(L9 - Basic Drawing 8 Practical Electricity)
(L10 - Bookkeeping 8 Basic Electronics)


Computer 0.7
PEfCAT for L10

Homeroom Guidance

Note: Average grade of Practical Arts and Computer subjects shall be included
in TLE subject in case the student will transfer.



A. Classification of Students
PupilsfStudents are classified with reference to their year of entry, age
and the year or grade level that they have finished.

1. Nursery: Pupils whose ages range from 3 to + years old by June
2. Kinder: Pupils whose ages range from + to 5 years old by June
3. Prep: Pupils whose ages range from 5 to 6 years old by June
+. Level 1: Pupils whose ages range from 6 to 7 years old by June
5. Level 7: Pupils who have finished their elementary course and
are eligible for promotion to high school (not more than 15 years
6. Old Students: Students who were enrolled and have finished the
previous school year in De La Salle Lipa
7. Transferees (Level 2 - 6, 8 - 10):
a. Students who were enrolled in other institutions in the
previous school year and are enrolled at De La Salle Lipa
!ntegrated School for the first time
b. Exchange students from abroad who are staying in the
Philippines and are enrolled at De La Salle Lipa !ntegrated
School as part of the program of the Rotary, Jaycees and
other similar organizations
8. Transferee returnees
a. Former De La Salle Lipa !ntegrated School students who left
in the course of a previous school year to enroll in other
institutions and currently have re-enrolled
b. Former De La Salle Lipa !ntegrated School students who left
as exchange program beneficiaries and currently have re-
9. Returnees: Students of De La Salle Lipa !ntegrated School who
have left the School for valid reasonfs but did not enroll in any
institution prior to hisfher re-application
10. Repeaters:
a. Level 1 to Level 6: Students of De La Salle Lipa whose
general average is less than 75
b. Level 7 to Level 10: Students of De La Salle Lipa with more
than three (3) units of failing grades in the previous school

Note : Those with failures equivalent to five (5) units or more are
considered for withdrawal.

11. Late Enrollees: Students who enrolled later than the dates assigned
They will only be entertained if slots are still available.
12. `Sit-in' Students: These are mostly students who are in the
countryfLipa area for only brief periods but would like to maximize
learning opportunities in the classroom. (`Sit-in' applicants are
admitted under certain conditions.)
13. Foreign Students: These are mostly non-Filipino students who met
the School's admission requirements. Ninimal assistance in terms of
intervention andfor tutorial activities are given to them upon
agreement with their parentsfguardians.

B. Entrance Examination - Entrance examinations are administered to all
applicants who have met all basic requirements. Testing dates are assigned
and tests are administered to the applicants by the Admissions and Testing
Office. Only applicants who have passed the entrance examination shall be
considered for admission.

The Board of Admissions, based on the assessment of test
performance and credentials submitted, shall determine the final list of
accepted applicants.

!ndividual letters to applicants regarding the results of their
application will be given on specified dates but mostly three - five days
following their entrance examination.

A. Reservation: Reservation may be done right after the test results are
given. No late reservation will be entertained unless slots are still available.

B. The Board of Admissions
There is the School Board of Admissions which meets regularly
during the testing season. !t decides on admissions-related matters
especially those regarding the status of applicants and updates the Board on
admission-related figures as those relate to enrolment targets.



A. Grading System and Examinations
{Level 1 to Level 10)

The system of grading is averaging by quarters. Students who obtain a
final grade below 75 is considered failed. The final grade is obtained by dividing
the sum of the quarterly grades by four (+). Each quarterly grade is computed
based on the following formula: forty per cent (+0¾) from the quarterly exams
and the remaining sixty per cent (60¾), from the day-to-day quizzes and general
performance. The passing grade is 50¾ of the total items.

The highest quarterly grade is 98¾ while the lowest is 68¾. The passing
grade is 75¾. However, students caught cheating during quarterly tests will
automatically get a quarterly grade of 65¾ in the card in the subject and grading
period concerned. Students who cheat during quizzes or long tests shall get zero
(0) on that particular examination. (Refer to the list of offenses and sanctions
for other penalties on cheating.)

The school year is divided into four quarters. At the end of each quarter,
periodical examinations which are scheduled for three days are given. Students
who are absent on the examination days shall be required to take the exams
within a week from the last day of examinations following the same schedule.
They shall be required to present the examination permit and a doctor's
certification of illness or other documents, which will serve as acceptable reason
for missing the exams. These documents shall be presented to their respective
Community Noderators. Students who fail to take the quarterly examinations
shall automatically be given a quarterly test grade of 68¾ in the subject

Grades of all varsity players shall be determined according to the
regulations of the Department of Education (DepEd) and the internal policy of
the school.

Students who receive failing quarterly marks shall be given FA!LURE
NOT!CES. !f students have a question about the grades, they may ask the
concerned teacher for clarification. Parents andfor guardians who wish to make
appointments with subject teachers must sign the failure notices and signify the
date and time they wish to meet with the subject teachers concerned. ALL


!t is the responsibility of the parents to follow-up the academic
performance of their children. The school will not be responsible for complaints
of parents who fail to monitor their children's performance. PARENTS ARE ALSO

PupilsfStudents who fail to take quizzes or quarterly tests and submit
other academic requirements on the scheduled time for valid reasons shall be
allowed to take a special test or submit the required documents on a later time
specified by the teachers concerned. Considered as valid reasons are the
following: sickness, death in the family (immediate members) or other
obligations required by law.

Foreign students are classified as transferees. Those who will find
difficulty in Filipino, Social Science and English should avail of a special program
prepared by the school.

B. Home Learning Department Grades

1. Quarterly Grades

1.1. Nursery
Quarterly grades are computed by getting the sum of all
scores in classroom activities like quizzes, exercises, games, art
and penmanship activities. The sums are then transmuted to
percentage grade.
1.2. Kinder 8 Prep
Quarterly grades for Creative Language Experiences,
Beginning Reading, Creative Nathematics, Christian Living and
Filipino are computed using the following percentage
60¾ - class standing f general performance
+0¾ - quarterly exams


1.3 Percentage grade
The percentage grade shall be converted to the following
letter grade:
O (Outstanding) - 90 - 98
vS (very Satisfactory) - 85 - 89
S (Satisfactory) - 80 - 8+
NS (Noderately Satisfactory) - 75 - 79
NSA (Needs Special Assistance) - 7+ and below

C. On MAPEH and CAT {Citizens Advancement Training) Classes

1. Computation of Grade
There shall be a single quarterly grade for Nusic, Arts, Physical
Education, Health (NAPEH) and CAT !, but shall be taught as separate subjects.
The basis for computation of quarterly grade in each subject area is 70¾ class
standing and 30¾ quarterly test. The quarterly grade in NAPEH and CAT-! shall
constitute the following percentage distribution.

MAPE - Levels 1 to 6 PEHM - Levels 7 to 9 PEJCAT - Level 10;
Nusic 8 Art 60¾
PE +0¾
PE 60¾
Health f Nusic +0¾
PE 50¾
CAT 50¾

An "inc" grade shall be given in case of deficiency in any of the NAPEHf
CAT components. Completion shall be done within two weeks after the quarterly
exam in NAPEH and CAT.

2. Exemptions
The following are the conditions and requirements for exemptions from
undergoing NAPEH classes.
a. Students with permanent physical disabilitiesfdeformities are
required to submit a medical certificate signed by a doctor to the teacher
and a whole body picture with emphasis on his deformities. The school
physician will re-examine the student to verify the physical inability of
the student.
b. Students with minor disabilityfdeformities may be excused from
participating in strenuous activities but not in attending classes and in
wearing the prescribed PE uniform. They also have to undertake other
activities such as playing board games or acting as game official or first
aid assistant.

c. Girls and Boys Scout are exempted in CAT provided they have
served the one-year membership in the club.

3. CAT Grades of Foreign Students
Foreign students are required to submit a certification of citizenship from
the Bureau of !mmigration and Deportation. They are exempted from taking CAT
course. Grades obtained in PE class shall serve as their quarterly grade in the
report card.

4. On PE Uniform
The students are required to wear the prescribed P.E. uniform during
P.E.fCAT classes.

D. Guidelines for Athletes
{for Junior and Senior Learning Community)

1. varsity players who have rendered one year of active membership in
their particular sports event are entitled to exemption from CATfNAPEH
classes. Junior varsities, however, have to attend their regular NAPEH
classes. During Health, Nusic and Arts periods, they are encouraged to
stay in the classroom and attend class. varsity coaches are responsible in
giving grades to their athletes depending on the latter's performance.
2. Athletes are not allowed to roam around the campus or eat in the
canteen during the said periods.
3. Athletes (only those who are exempted from NAPEH classes) may use
their NAPEHfCAT periods for practices. !f they have to do some library
work or if they are not feeling well, they have to seek permission from
their respective NAPEH teacher.
+. Athletes who quit from being a varsity member or who are withdrawn
from a varsity team are no longer entitled to the benefits enjoyed by the
athletes. Coaches shall notify the advisers and subject teachers that the
concerned students are no longer part of the team.
5. During official school games such as !nter-La Salle, Batang Pinoy,
Division Neet, STCAA or Palarong Pambansa, athletes are excused from
their classes but they shall be required to see their subject teachers for
the necessary academic requirements.
6. Athlete's Permission Form (APF) should be presented and be duly signed
by the Parents, Asst. Principal, Level Noderator, Homeroom Adviser,
Coach and Subject Teachers before joining off-campus tournaments.

Note: Other guidelines on athletes are covered by the Coaches and Athletes

E. Band Members

1. Recruitment of band members is open to Levels + - 8 only. An aspirant is
given a maximum of two (2) years to improve required musical skills under the
instruction of the band instructor.

2. Band members are required to take individual music lessons with the band
instructors during NAPEH 8 CAT classes.

3. Band members should secure a pass from their respective NAPEH teachers
before proceeding to the band room for lessons or practices.

+. Band members should sign the attendance sheet in the band room whenever
they attend individual music lessons or practices during NAPEH classes.

5. Appropriate teachers' consideration should be given to band members for
representing the school in any musical event.

F. Participation in Contests
1. The following point system shall serve as guidelines in consideration of the
contestants' time and effort for representing the school in various contests. This
may also serve as incentives to deserving students.
a. Non-winners shall be given an additional 1¾ on their class
standing's percentage grade in the subject related to the contest they
participated in.
b. Winners (only first, second and third place) shall have additional
points in their quarterly grade in the subject concerned regardless of
their rank following this scheme:
Division Level 1 point
Provincial Level 2 points
Regional Level 3 points
National Level + points
c. For winners in a group contest which involves more than one
subject, one (1) point shall be added to the participant's grade in each of
the subjects concerned regardless of the contest level.
d. Additional points will no longer be given to contestants if they
have reached the highest possible grade in a particular quarter.

2. Considering the grade and skills required for a particular contest,
contestants are chosen based on the recommendation of the subject
teacher. Recommendations are then forwarded to the Academic Council for
approval. !n case academic varsities are formed, coaches of the academic
varsities, in consultation with the subject teacher, recommend the
contestants to the Academic Council.

G. Deportment Grades
The Deportment grade is determined by averaging all the deportment
grades submitted by the different subject teachers. The numerical equivalents of
the Deportment Grades are as follows:


For HLD For Levels 1-10
A 93-98 95-98 7
Am 90-92 91-9+ 6
Bp 87-89 87-90 5
B 85-86 83-86 +
Bm 80-8+ 79-82 3
C 75-79 75-78 2
D 71-7+ 71-7+ 1
F 67-70 67-70 0

H. Homeroom Grades
1. Primary Learning Community
Nursery to Level 3
Attendance Participation
in Class
20 +0 10 30 100

Note: for long absencesfhospitalization
1 week - 18 points
2 weeks - 16 points
3 weeks - 1+ points
1 month - 12 points
2 months - 10 points

Those who have incurred long absences due to hospitalization are required to
submit authentic medical certificate; otherwise, their absences will not be given

consideration. This is also applicable to those who were absent because of
recurring illness. The Year Level Noderator will inform the advisers whether the
students have submitted medical certificate or other documents that will justify
their absences.

Additional 10 points will be added in each quarterly Homeroom Grade of
Level 3 students who are members of a particular club.

2. Junior & Senior Learning Communities

in Class
Participation in
30 30 +0 100
Note: Additional 10 points will be added in each quarterly Homeroom Grade of
Levels + to 6 students while additional 3 points for Levels 7 to 10 students who
are members of a particular club.

I. The Report Card

The report card is the official report of the school to the parents
regarding their child's performance. !t is issued quarterly or after ten weeks of
classes. Each student must return the report card to the school within five
school days after its issuance; after which, it shall be marked late or considered
lost. An appropriate sanction shall be given to any student who fails to return
the Report Card on time.

Parents or guardians are required to sign the report card before it is
returned to school. The school considers it the responsibility of all parents to
periodically check the performance of their children in academics as well as in
disciplinary matters. The school also advises all parents to seek clarification and
advice from the school if their children's performance proves unsatisfactory to

For coordination and consultations between parents and teachers, as
well as for the distribution of report cards, parents' assemblies are scheduled by
the school following this procedure : a) Homeroom advisers distribute the report
cards in classrooms or other areas designated by the Asst. Principal. b) After
getting the cards, the parents may proceed to the consultation areas to confer
with the subject teachers.

Students whose parents cannot come may get their report cards from
the office of the Assistant Principal only after all the parents have been
accommodated. Students with two or more failing marks shall not be
allowed to claim their cards. This will be given only to their parents or

J. Quarterly Awards {Nursery, Kinder and Prep)

Achievers are those pupils who have an average of at least 85¾. He
must not get a grade lower than vS or its equivalent in all subjects excluding
Creative Novement and Nusic, Art and Penmanship and a Deportment grade
lower than Bp.

Excellence Award is given to those pupils who have an average of at
least 90¾. He must not get a grade lower than O or its equivalent in all subjects
excluding Creative Novement and Nusic, Art and Penmanship and a Deportment
grade lower than Am.

K. Quarterly Honors {Levels 1 to 10)

FIRST HONORS are merited by students with an average grade of at
least 92¾ in each quarter but with no grades below 90¾ in all subjects including
Homeroom and with Deportment grade not lower than Am.

SECOND HONORS are merited by students with an average grade of at
least 90¾ in each quarter but with no grades below 88¾ in all subjects including
Homeroom and with Deportment grade not lower than Bp.
ACHIEVER AWARDS are merited by students with an average grade of
at least 85¾ in each quarter but with no grades below 80¾ in all subjects
including Homeroom and with Deportment grade not lower than B.

L. Year-End Awards {Levels 1 to 10)

!n recognition of the students' academic achievements, the school awards
the following to deserving students at the end of each school year.

1. Nursery, Kinder and Prep
An Achiever Certificate is given to those pupils who have a consistent
general average of at least 85¾ from first to fourth quarter. Hefshe
must not get a grade lower than vS or its equivalent in all subjects


excluding Creative Novement and Nusic, Art and Penmanship and
Deportment grade lower than B.

An Excellence Medal is given to those pupils who have a consistent
general average of at least 90¾ from first to fourth quarter. Hefshe
must not get a grade lower than O or its equivalent in all subject
excluding Creative Novement and Nusic, Art and Penmanship and
Deportment grade lower than Am.

Special Awards for Best in Penmanship and Best in Art are given
to a student who gets the highest grade in Penmanship and Art

2. Levels 1 to 10

Gold Medal is awarded to students with a general average of at least
92¾ and with no grade below 90¾ in all subjects including Homeroom
from first to fourth quarter, i.e. a consistent 1
Honor from 1
to +

quarter. The Deportment grade should not be lower than Am in each of
the quarterly grading period.

Silver Medal is awarded to students with a consistent general average
grade of at least 91¾ and with no grade below 89¾ in all subjects
including Homeroom from first to fourth quarter. The Deportment grade
should not be lower than Bp in each of the quarterly grading period.

Bronze Medal is awarded to students with a consistent general average
grade of at least 90¾ and with no grade below 88¾ in all subjects
including Homeroom from first to fourth quarter. The Deportment grade
should not be lower than Bp in each of the quarterly grading period.

Achievers Certificate is awarded to students with a consistent general
average grade of at least 85¾ and with no grade below 80¾ in all
subjects including Homeroom from first to fourth quarter. The
Deportment grade should not be lower than B in each of the quarterly
grading period.


M. Computation of Average Grade

1. Nursery, Kinder and Prep
The average grade is computed by adding all subject grades and dividing
the sum by the number of subjects, except Creative Novement, Nusic, Art,
Penmanship and Homeroom.

2. Levels 1-6
The average grade is computed by adding all subject grades and dividing
the sum by the number of subjects, except NAPE, Computer and Homeroom.

3. Levels 7-10
The average grade is computed by multiplying each subject grade by its
corresponding number of subject units and then dividing the sum of all the
products by the sum of all subject units. All subjects except NAPEH,
Homeroom and CAT are included in the computation of the average grade.

N. Academic and other School Awards

For the school policies and guidelines regarding scholastic and other
major awards, please refer to Appendix E.

O. Summer Classes

1. Summer classes are offered to levels 7 to 10 students who obtained failing
grades after the regular school year. Students of De La Salle Lipa are ordinarily
not allowed to take summer classes in other institutions.

2. Students who will have to take summer classes are those with three or less
than three units of failure.


Some students experience difficulty in academics at any age and in any
subject. These students come to the attention of the teacher when their
performance does not meet teacher expectation or when they earn below
average grades in certain subjects. To help meet the special needs of these
students in the !ntegrated School, Special Academic Programs have been
developed with the following objectives:

• to assist students who have difficulty meeting the school's academic
• to closely guide and monitor students' academic performance.
• to offer assistance to students lagging behind in their lessons.
• to lessen the number of failures at the end of each quarter and at the end of
the year.

1. Special !ntervention Program
There are supplementary academic intervention programs to help
students coming from abroad meet DepEd requirements or learn Englishf Filipino
as a second or foreign language.
Special classes in English, Filipino and Social Science aim to equip
students who started their schooling abroad with the basic skills and concepts in
the three subject areas to better prepare them for their regular classes.

2. Remedial Program
Remedial Program is an academic assistance offered by the school to
students having difficulty in meeting the scholastic requirements of the
!ntegrated School. This program aims to assist the students with difficulty coping
with the daily lessons or may have failed in a subject area in the previous
quarter. Remedial classes by key subject areas are offered at the start of the
second quarter under the supervision of the Curriculum Coordinators.
Nathematics Learning Assistance Program (NLAP) is the remedial
program being offered by the Nath Department.

3. Tutoring
!ndividual tutoring is a special academic service offered by the
!ntegrated School to help students with academic deficiencies. This program is
designed to address the needs of the parents seeking assistance for their
children. However, tutoring is not a guarantee for attaining a passing mark but
an aid to students in their studies. !t is granted upon the recommendation of the
subject teachers who see the need for certain students to go into the tutoring
program and upon request of parents who cannot provide academic assistance
to their children.

The Academic Varsity Program

The Academic varsity Program is an enrichment program designed for
selected students deemed capable of representing the school best in off-school
competitions. Top students in different academic disciplines (Nath, Science,
Social Science, Literature) and those with talents in speech and writing (in

English and in Filipino) are chosen by their respective subject teachers to join the
roster of members of the Academic varsity. Willing and qualified subject
teachers, assigned by the Curriculum Coordinators, coach these members on a
regular basis. Thus, both coaches and contestants are better-prepared and
confident when competition dates come.


A. Policy Statement on Discipline

Firm, fair and just discipline is the foundation of an effective and efficient
institution. The philosophy and objectives of De La Salle Lipa may be best
realized if the students obey the rules of orderly conduct, exercise self-control,
show consideration of the rights of other individuals and accept the
consequences of their acts. The development of self-discipline in every student
is the main objective of this institution's discipline system.

Whenever a student commits or is accused of a serious offense or
irregularity, hisfher parents are immediately informed by phone, correspondence
or, in extreme cases, by visits of the school personnel. Since parents are part of
the academic community, they should assist the school in all matters concerning
the discipline of their children.

B. Respect for Persons in Authority

Students are expected to show respect to the administrators, faculty,
staff and elected leaders of student organizations. Listed below are persons who
are vested with authority in their respective area of services and should therefore
be given due respect:
1. Principal
2. Assistant Principals
3. Year Level Noderator
+. FacultyfStaff
5. Student Leaders
6. Naintenance Personnel
7. Security Guards

C. Code of Behavior

1. Students who feel they are being wrongly blamed or misunderstood must
give their explanations to the teacher concerned privately after classes. They
must do it respectfully and never publicly or defiantly.
2. When asked to answer a question in a class, a student must stand properly
and answer clearly and respectfully.
3. No student is to leave his or her seat without the expressed permission of
the subject teacher.
+. Whenever a student is sent out of the class for minor or major offense, he or
she is to report immediately to the Year Level Noderator. The student will
only be readmitted to the classroom if hefshe presents an admit pass.
5. Students may leave the classroom one at a time with appropriate pass issued
by the teacher.
6. Students are expected to respect the administrators, faculty and staff
members, and persons in authority.
7. Students are forbidden to write on walls, desks, tables and other school
property, nor destroy or deform school properties.
8. Loud, forced, and boisterous laughter and other sources of disturbing noises
are not allowed in the campus. Cassette recorders, guitars and the like
should only be played when class or school activities require for such.
However, proper measures should be done so as not to disturb nearby
offices and classes.
9. All students must refrain from quarrelling, ridiculing others, fighting, or
being accomplices to misconduct in andfor out of the campus.
10. All students are expected to observe good manners in and out of campus
(vehicle, mall, church, restaurant and other public places), abide by the
school policies and rules, be considerate of others, and lead exemplary
Catholic Christian lives.
11. All student officers, (e.g. class, Scout, SCB, and organizations officers) are
considered Persons in Authority of the School. They are expected to be
models in deportment for other students to emulate and to help enforce
school policies and rules. Students are expected to follow the legitimate
order and instruction.
12. Students are required to minimize their noise during breaks.
13. Students are discouraged to play ball games during lunch break.
1+. Students are not allowed to stay in other classrooms at all times other than
the one assigned to them for classes and other activities. They are also not
allowed to stay in the classroom during lunch break.

D. Attendance and Punctuality

1. All students who have incurred absences are held responsible for all work
missed during the period of absence.
2. A letter of excuse addressed to the Community Noderator shall be required
before a student is allowed to attend classes. This letter should be prepared
and signed by the parents or guardian and should contain the following
information: The student's name and section, date of absence, reason for
absence. Failure to present an excuse letter to the Year Level Noderator
shall be dealt as stipulated in the schedule of offenses and sanctions. A
phone call is not a substitute for an excuse letter.
3. A letter does not automatically excuse an absence. The decision to excuse or
not to excuse the student's absence rests with Year Level Noderator.
(Student's absence can be excused if the cause of absence is sickness, death
in the immediate members of the family or other obligations required by law.
+. Only letters prepared by the Parents or Guardians shall be honored.
5. A student who accumulates more than forty (+0) absences during the school
year shall be dropped from the list of students.
6. Students are considered late or tardy if they are not in their designated area
and position within one minute after the bell rings signalling the start of the
morning and afternoon prayer and all classes.
7. Truancy is an offense that warrants suspension and a grade of C in
deportment. The presence of parents is required before the truant student is
readmitted to class.
8. Any student who comes after the 3
period shall be considered absent.
Hefshe shall present an excuse letter to the Level Noderator.
9. A student who is absent during the quarterly exams due to sickness shall
report to the Year Level Noderator with an excuse letter and other required
documents proving the reasons for their absence. Without the said
documents, the student shall not be allowed to take the exams missed.

E. Physical Appearance
* On Uniform
1. All students should be in complete uniform whenever they are in the campus
during class days or during occasions when wearing the prescribed uniform is
2. School Uniform for Boys:
2.1 White tetoron polo shirt with the school logo, student's name and year
level patches properly sewn on designated parts of the shirt
2.2 formal black pants (denims or corduroy materials are not allowed).

2.3 black leather shoes and black socks for the SLCfJLC. White socks for the
2.+ identification card (!D)
3. School Uniform for Girls:
3.1 striped jumper with white tetoron blouse for Level 1 to Level 3. White
tetoron blouse with appropriate ribbon (1-inch width) for Levels + to 10.
The school logo, student's name and year level patches should be
properly sewn on the designated part of the blouse.
3.2 prescribed checkered skirt for Level + to Level 10.
3.3 plain white lady sando or camisoles for undergarments.
3.+ black leather shoes and plain white socks. Boots are not allowed.
3.5 identification card (!D)
+. Nursery, Kinder and Prep Uniforms for Boys and Girls
+.1. Green jogging pants with embroidered name of school
+.2. T-shirt with school logo
+.3. velcro rubber shoes
+.+. !dentification Card (!D)
5. Undershirts (including lady sando and camisoles) should be plain white and
properly tucked in. Printed shirts are not allowed.
6. Nale students are not allowed to wear earrings, chokers and inappropriate
attire at all times.
7. Female students are not allowed to wear make-up in campus. They can wear
only one set of earrings or bracelet. Use of nail polish is also not allowed.
8. Wearing of dark glasses, caps, andfor colored contact lens are not allowed in
the campus.

* On Haircut
1. Hair must be neat and well groomed.
2. Nale students must sport the prescribed school haircut; that is, the hair must
not touch the ears or the shirt's collar. Bangs must not touch the eyebrows.
3. Shaven head and semi-bald styles are not allowed.
+. !nappropriate haircut, hairstyle and coloring of hair are not allowed.
5. Excessive use of gel is not allowed.

F. Student Pass

The Student Pass is a slip of paper giving a student the right to re-enter
his class after absence andfor tardiness, transact business in the offices of the
Principal, Assistant Principal, Year Level Noderator, the Library, the Guidance
Office, Clinic, and other offices in campus. !t is also a permit for not wearing the
school uniform or for leaving the campus during class hours. Student pass is

also used to summon students to the any of the offices in school requiring their

G. Off-Limit Areas

The following places are off-limits to students:
1. Faculty Room (unless a student is called for by the teacher)
2. Elevator (except for handicapped students or those issued a pass by the
3. Any place on campus after school curfew time unless permitted by
the Year Level Noderator.
+. Classrooms during lunch breaks
5. Other areas declared off-limits by the school administration.

H. Sanctions for Violations

Depending on the offense, the following sanctions shall be imposed:
1. Oral ReprimandfWarning
2. !ssuance of the written warning for minor offenses to be signed by parents
or guardians and to be returned to the Level Noderator's Office.
3. !ssuance of Disciplinary violation Reports for major offenses or series of
minor offenses to be signed by parents and guardians and to be returned
+. Failing Nark in deportment for the quarter
5. Suspension
5.1. Ordinary suspension prohibits the attendance in regular classes but
demands student's presence in the YLN's Office.
5.2. Preventive suspension prohibits the student's presence in school or in
any school-related activity outside the campus.
6. Prohibition from participating in school functions such as commencement
exercises, sports, etc. A level 10 student may not be allowed to participate in
commencement exercise if hefshe commits a serious offense under Category
restraining measure imposed for one school year on student who has been
found guilty of committing disciplinary infractions. !t is primarily meant to help
the student develop self-discipline and improve his conduct.
7.1 Disciplinary Probation
* A student shall be placed under Disciplinary Probation if he receives a
deportment grade of C in any quarter. The DP shall be lifted if the student
gets a deportment grade of Bp or higher in the succeeding quarter.

* !f hefshe gets a deportment grade of C for the succeeding quarter,
hefshe shall be put on Special Disciplinary Probation or be dismissed
during the school year.
7.2 Special Disciplinary Probation
* A student under SDP shall be dismissed if he receives a deportment
grade of C or lower in any succeeding quarter.
* The SDP status shall be lifted if the student obtains deportment grade
of Am or higher for the succeeding quarter.
8. Dismissal
Dismissal is a penalty, which allows the school to exclude or drop the name of
the erring student from the school rolls for continued disregard of school rules
and regulations. Students who are dismissed by the school during the school
year should still comply with all financial obligations before the necessary
documents for transfer are issued. Part of this financial obligation is the full
payment of his tuition and fees for the rest of the school year.
9. Expulsion
Expulsion is an extreme penalty given to an erring student. This consists of
exclusion from admission to any public or private schools in the Philippines.
NOTE: Students who either voluntarily dropped from school or are
dismissedfexpelled by the school during the school year should still
comply with all financial obligations before the necessary documents for
transfer are issued. Part of this financial obligation is the full payment of
his tuition and fees for the rest of the school year if they leave the school
more than two weeks after the start of the school year. Students who
dropped from school within the first week of classes are entitled to 90¾
refund of the tuition and fees that they paid. Those who decide to drop
within the second week of classes are in turn entitled to 80¾ refund.

I. Care of School Properties and Personal Belongings

a. All books must be covered and kept in good condition throughout the entire
b. Students are expected to take care of their personal belongings at all times.
c. All students are responsible for all school equipment, furniture, and other
materials entrusted to their care. Students who damage school property are
required to pay or replace the damaged object. Corresponding sanctions shall
also be given to the students concerned. !f the destruction of school property
becomes habitual for a student, hefshe may be required to leave the school.


d. The school must be kept clean at all times. All students shall observe the
Clean As You Go Policy. Hence, they are to place pieces of paper,
wrappers, and other trash in their proper waste container.
e. Students are not allowed to pick plants and fruits without due permission
from the administration.
f. Writing on walls, defacing notices on the Bulletin Boards, as well as tearing
and writing on the pages of library books are serious acts of vandalism and
shall be dealt with accordingly. Students who commit acts of vandalism on
property not belonging to the school but performed during school-related
activities shall also be duly punished.

J. Fraternities, Sororities and Non-Catholic Sects

The school neither permits the existence nor the formation in the
campus of organizations, which are not duly recognized by the institution. These
include fraternities, sororities, and other similar organizations, which are noted
for notoriety.

ORGAN!ZAT!ONS (whether voluntary or by coercion), RECRU!TNENT OF
meetings) are considered SER!OUS OFFENSES and thus, shall be dealt with
accordingly (see schedule of offenses and sanctions). (Please see appendix A on
DECS memo on Fraternitiesfsororities)

While the school accepts students regardless of religion, it remains,
however, a Catholic school with Catholic values and ideals. As such, De La Salle
recruitment or prayer services, BY NENBERS OF NON-CATHOL!C CHR!ST!AN

K. Suspended Students' Grade

For Level 1 to Level 10
All quizzes, exams, projects and all academic related activities not taken
because of suspension shall be given a raw score of zero (0).

L. Academic Probation
{Level 7 to Level 10)
ACADEN!C PROBAT!ON is imposed to all transferees, retainees, and
returnees as a precaution against any form of negligence in studies; since, like
all others they are expected to meet the school's academic standards.

The duration of the probation is one year. Students under academic
probation must have no failing grades at the end of the school year. !f this
condition is not satisfied, the student shall not be allowed to enrol for the next

M. The Discipline Board
The Discipline Board convenes to hear the case of students that warrants
dismissal or expulsion. !t is composed of the Assistant Principals, Year Level
Noderators, the Guidance Counselor, a representative from the Students
Coordinating Board and, in certain cases, a parent or alumni representative. !t is
presided by the AP who calls the Board for a meeting.
!t submits its findings and recommendations to the Principal who makes the
final decision.

Powers and Functions
1. The Discipline Board interprets and decides on stipulation of the schedule
of offenses and sanctions for recommendation to the principal. The Board
has therefore the right to modify sanctions for misbehaviors depending on
the gravity of the case and other factors affecting the commission of the
inappropriate acts.
2. The majority of the Board constitutes a quorum. !t is the duty of every
member to cast his or her vote except the Guidance Counselor.

Procedure For Filing a Case
1. The Year Level Noderator shall act upon reported Disciplinary !nfractionfs
against a student by any member of the Lasallian Community.
2. The Year Level Noderator shall call the student being complained orreported
to answer the charge against himfher.
3. !f the student is found guilty and sufficient evidence has been presented to
prove his guilt, the Year Level Noderator shall apply the corresponding
sanctions and shall inform the parents of the erring student by phone or
through correspondence.
+. The Year Level Noderator shall request the AP to convene the Board for
Disciplinary Case that warrants dismissal or expulsion from the institution.

5. The Discipline Board shall decide on the case presented before it within five
school days from the date of the first hearing of the case.
6. !f the student is not satisfied with the Board's decision, hefshe may appeal
the case in writing to the Principal within three school days after being
informed of the decision. The student, however, should serve hisfher
preventive suspension while the appeal is being heard.

N. Schedule of Offenses and Corrective Measures



Legend : 1 - Oral Warning
2 - Referral to the Guidance Counselor
3 - Written Warning
+ - Conference with parents and one step lower than the given
deportment grade
5 - Conference with parents and two steps lower than the given
deportment grade



1. Negligence of school work
(no assignments, no
projects, no books)






2. Coloring of hair and not sporting
proper haircut
3. Leaving scheduled activities
without permission
+. Disrespect for persons in
authority, elders and parents
5. Deception of school authorities
6. Use of vulgar and indecent
7. Threatening persons in authority
or fellow student















8. Engaging in Fights:
a. Oral Fight 2 3 + 5
b. Provocation of Fight
c. Quarrel with slight physical
d. Quarrel with serious physical


+ 5
9. Planningfattempting to get others'
things without permission
10. Stealing


+ 5
11. Cheating during:
a. quarterly exams (68¾ grade) 5
b. quizzes 3 + 5
c. re-checking
12.Bringing home important school
documents without permission


13. Forging of signatures (parents
and teachers)

+ 5
1+. Possession of harmful weapon 3 + 5
15. vandalism
a. minor (chalk writings on the
wall and the like)
3 + 5
b. major (indelible writings on
walls, desks, chairs, campus
bulletin boards, damaging
school properties, tearing of
pages from library materials)
(Replacement is part of penalty)
+ 5
16. Bringing to school improper
materials like any kind of toys
(not needed in class), indecent
pictures, cellular phones,NP3 players
and others
(Confiscation is part of penalty)
3 + 5
17. Damagingfdestroying others'
personal property
18. violation of lunch break policy
19. Staying in the classroom after
the curfew time
20. Staying in an ¨off limits to
student" area













21. violation of the ¨Clean As You Go
22. Climbingfpassing over the
window steel bars, sidewalk
railings, school wall, fence and



+ 5
23. Failure to submitfreturn slips of
official correspondence and
other school paraphernalia on
2+. Humiliating others through words
or actions






25. Any offense similar to any of the

1 - Oral Warning
2 - Referral to the Guidance Counselor
3 - Written Warning
+ - Conference with parents



1. Tardiness (On Quarterly Basis) 1 2 3 +
2. Not following classroom rules
and instructions
1 2 3 +
3. Playing during recess time
and assembly time
1 2 3 +
+. Nisbehaving during classes,
assemblies, programs, change
of periods and other related
school activities
1 2 3 +
5. 5. Nisbehaving during flag raising
and flag retreat ceremonies
1 2 3 +
6. Littering

1 2 3 +


7. Failure to present letter of
excuse for hisfher absence
1 2 3 +
8. Non-procurement of admit
1 2 3 +
9. Wearing of incomplete
schoolfPE uniform andfor not
wearing of school uniform
wearing of school uniform
including !D card.
1 2 3 +
10. Roaming around the campus
during class hour without
teacher's permission or pass
1 2 3 +
11. Any offense similar to any of
the above

1 2 3 +


Category I

offense Oral Warning
offense !ssuance of the written warning signed by the parents to
be returned to the Year Level Noderator
offense !ssuance of Disciplinary violation Notice and one step
lower from the deportment grade in a particular quarter
offense One step lower from the deportment grade in a
particular quarter and Community Service
offense One step lower from the deportment grade in a
particular quarter and 1-2 days suspension

1.1 Failure to get an admit pass
1.2 Failure to bring a letter of excuse duly signed by parent
or guardian
1.3 Failure to submitfreturn reply slip, official correspondence, school
equipment on a given time
1.+ Wearing of incomplete uniform

1.5 Wearing of wrong uniform
1.6 Wearing of wrong PE shirt or jogging pants
1.7 Without school uniform
1.8 !mproper wearing of School !D
1.9 Not wearing the school !D
1.10. Wearing of printed undershirt
1.11 Wearing of earrings and other unnecessary ornaments for male
1.12 Wearing of more than one pair of earrings, dangling earrings and
other unnecessary ornaments for females
1.13 Wearing of indecent attire during fair, intramurals, recollections and
other school activities
1.1+ Climbingfpassing over the sidewalk railings, school wall, fence and
1.15 Spittingflittering anywhere on campus
1.16 Roaming around the campus during class hours
1.17 Borrowing booksfnotesfequipment during class hours
1.18 Nisbehavior during prayer time
1.19 Nisbehavior during flag ceremony
1.20 Tardiness (On Quarterly Basis)
1.21 Failure to perform the assigned task
1.22 Playing of video games during class hours (Confiscation is part of
the penalty)
1.23 Sharing of lockers
1.2+ Bringing of pets, laser pointers and other harmful electronic
1.25 Any offense analogous to any of the above.

Category II

offense !ssuance of Disciplinary violation Notice and one step
lower from the deportment grade in a particular quarter
offense One step lower from the deportment grade in a
particular quarter and Community Service
offense C in Deportment and 1-2 days suspension
offense D in Deportment, 3-5 days suspension, and DP
offense F in Deportment, Dismissal

2.1 Not sporting the prescribed haircut
2.2 Unauthorized use of school formsfwaivers
2.3 Disrespect to school logo
2.+ Bullying
2.5 Disobedience
2.6 violation of lunch break policy
2.7 Unauthorized hairstyle (semi-bald, etc.)
2.8 Using cellular phones and other electronic gadgets
inside the school premises
2.9 Using old !D
2.10 Borrowing andfor lending of !D
2.11 Borrowing andfor lending of library card
2.12 Coloring, dying or highlighting of hair
2.13 Wearing of tattoo
2.1+ Wearing of make up and nail polish
2.15 Disrespecting the Philippine flag and other national symbols
2.16 Staying in the classroom after the curfew time
2.17 Staying in ¨off limits" area
2.18 Eating inside the classroom during class hours
2.19 Littering inside the campus
2.20 violation of the ¨Clean As You Go Policy"
2.21 Using profane and indecent language
2.22 Holding hands with boyfriend or girlfriend
2.23 Any offense analogous to any of the above.

Category III

{For Level 4 to Level 6)
offense Bm in Deportment and 1 day suspension
offense C in Deportment and 2-3 days suspension
offense D in Deportment, +-5 days suspension, and DP
offense F in Deportment, Dismissal

{For Level 7 to Level 10)
offense C in Deportment and 1-2 days suspension
offense D in Deportment, 3-5 days suspension, and DP
offense F in Deportment, Dismissal

3.1 Gross or scandalous misbehavior
a. inside the campus
b. during off-campus activities
c. outside the campus while still wearing the school
3.2 Assaulting andfor showing disrespect to teacher or persons in
authority in and out of the campus
a. Orally
b. !n writing
c. Through malicious gestures
3.3 Assaulting fellow student
a. Orally
b. !n writing
c. Through malicious gestures
d. With physical contact or physical injury
3.+ Sexual advances
3.5 Threatening fellow students
3.6 Engaging in quarrel
3.7 Bringing reinforcement for brawls
3.8 Bringing to school intoxicating drinks such as beer, liquor, wine
andfor any alcoholic beverages.
3.9 Coming to school under the influence of intoxicating drinks such
as beer, liquor, wine andfor any alcoholic beverages
3.10 Engaging in drinking alcoholic beverages in school andfor in its
immediate vicinity
3.11 Browsing pornographic sites in the internet
3.12 Bringing to school pornographic and other indecent materials
3.13 Possession of cigarettes and smoking in school andfor in its
immediate vicinity
3.1+ Smoking during school sponsored activities such as retreat,
recollections, filed trips, intramurals, fair, parties, etc.
3.15 Engaging in immodest acts such as:
a. fondling
b. kissing
c. necking and petting
3.16 Cutting Classes
3.17 Truancy
3.18 vandalism of school andfor personal property
3.19 Forging the signature of parents or guardian in school requirements
or documents
3.20 Forging the signature of teachers and persons in authority

3.21 Copying of school requirements
3.22 Cheating
a. during quizzes and long tests
c. during standardized tests
d. during quarterly examinations
3.23 Acting as accomplice to copying or cheating
3.2+ Tampering with test scores
3.25 Any form of gambling in the campus andfor its immediate vicinity
3.26 Leaving the school without a valid gate pass issued by the Year
Level Noderator, the Assistant Principal or the Principal.
Note: Clinic pass is not a valid gate pass. Students have to secure a
valid gate pass from the Year Level Noderators Office.
3.27 Willful insubordination
3.28 Deception of school authorities
3.29 Withholding information during formal investigation
3.30 Any offense analogous to any of the above.

Category IV

{For Level 4 to Level 6)
offense D in Deportment, +-5 days Suspension , and DP
offense F in Deportment and Dismissal

{For Level 7 to Level 10)
offense F in Deportment and Dismissal

+.1 Assaulting fellow students andfor teachers and staff in and out of the
a. with physical contact
b. by insulting character or gender
+.2 Slanderous actionsfremarks to fellow students andfor teachers and
staff via print and broadcast media, internet and other medium of
+.3 Rebellious actionsfremarks against the school
+.+ Threatening fellow students, teachers and staff, andfor persons in
authority using deadly weapons.
+.5 Possession, sale or use of deadly weapons and ammunitions and all
forms of explosives

+.6 On Dangerous Drugs
a. possession
b. coming to school under the influence
c. peddling or pushing
+.7 Enlisting, recruiting, engaging in activities with pseudo fraternities
and sororities, gangs and similar groups.
+.8 Hazing
+.9 Extortion
+.10 Engaging in premarital sex
+.11 Elopement
+.12 Desecration of the chapel or any place considered sacred in the
+.13 Stealing property school or personal property
+.1+ Theft
+.15 !llicit relationship with a school personnel
+.16 Any offense analogous to any of the above.

Community Service Classified:

3 to 5 hours of community service for violatingfcommitting for the +

time offenses under Category !

5 to 7 hours of community service for violatingfcommitting for the 2

time offenses under Category !!

7 to 10 hours of community service for violatingfcommitting for the 2

time offenses under Category !!!

Community Service Explained:

a. The Year Level Noderator shall impose and monitor community service.
The head of the office where the erring student is assigned to serve the
community service shall certify the completion of time required for
community service.

b. Community service shall be clerical workfand or slight manual work in
any of the offices in the !ntegrated School as maybe assigned by the
imposing Year Level Noderator in coordination with the head of the
offices concerned.

c. Community service shall be done daily after the last period in the
afternoon. An erring student is required to serve at least one hour a day
but shall not exceed more than two hours a day.
For Levels + t0 6, community work will be rendered during the
dayfs of suspension.

d. Community service shall not be imposed a week before the quarterly

Community Service for Students who got Failed Remarks in the Final Grade in
the Homeroom and for Deportment

a. A student who got a failing mark in Homeroom andfor
Deportment shall serve 30 hours community service
b. Community service shall be clerical work andfor slight minimal
work in any of the offices in the !ntegrated School as maybe
assigned by the imposing Year Level Noderator in coordination
with the head of the offices concerned
c. Community service shall be imposed immediately after the card
giving for the fourth grading period.
d. Community service shall be done 6 hours a day, 3 hours in the
morning and 3 hours in the afternoon for five (5)
e. consecutive days.

O. Disciplinary Policies for Graduating Students
* On Graduation Practices

The following offenses when committed after the Fourth Quarterly
Examination shall deprive the student from joining the graduation rites:
1. Committing any offense sanctioned by one day suspension or
higher during practices for graduation and baccalaureate mass.
2. Committing major offense under Category 3
3. Having a final average of D or its numerical equivalent in the
deportment grade.
+. Sporting inappropriate hairstyle andfor wearing inappropriate body
ornaments during practices for graduation and baccalaureate mass
5. Committing two (2) consecutive absences during practices for
graduation and baccalaureate mass without valid reasonfs andfor
without informing the Level 10 Year Level Noderator and the
Assistant Principal

6. violation of special guidelines on graduation practices set by the
Level 10 Noderator

Note : Students who will be deprived of joining graduation rites due to violation
of the above stated grounds will rightfully get their diploma three (3) days after
graduation day provided that hefshe passed all hisfher subjects.

* During Graduation

Students who misbehave and do obscene gestures and acts on the stage during
graduation rites will do community service for one week.

Note : The School diploma will be given after the completion of community
service. Certificate of good moral character will only be issued after the
graduation. Students concerned should also secure clearance from all


A. Daily School and Classroom Routine

Before Classes:
a. Students are expected to observe proper behavior inside the
classroom even when the teacher is not yet around.
b. The Public Address System, which serves as the warning bell, is
heard at 7:15 in the morning and 12:+5 in the afternoon to signal
the lining up or entry of students into the classrooms. Students
belonging to a year level, which is scheduled to hold an assembly,
are to line up along the corridor and proceed thereafter to the
assembly area.
c. When lining up, students must maintain strict silence and order.
Students who are not inside their classrooms after the bell are
considered late and should obtain the Student Pass from the Year
Level Noderator.

Homeroom Period:
a) Students must stand at attention for the singing of the National
Anthem. After the singing, all students along the corridor should
remain standing while those inside the classroom must sit down
to listen to the prayers. Then, the teacher greets the students;
the students in turn should greet the teacher.

b) The elected Class Secretary checks the attendance for the day
and writes the names of students who are absent or tardy on
the official form provided by the APfYLN. The attendance slip
shall then be checked and signed by the Homeroom Adviser and
then clipped at the front door.
c) Students must listen attentively to the Homeroom Adviser during
the reading of the Daily Bulletin. Students are not allowed,
therefore, to leave the room or attend any other business during
the reading of the Bulletin (except for special meeting called by
the YLN). Questions or clarifications about the Daily Bulletin may
be asked after all the contents have been read.

B. Proper Behavior During Assemblies

All students should observe the following acceptable behavior during
1. Stand at attention for prayers and national anthem.
2. Silence and proper decorum should be observed at all times.
3. Follow assigned sitting arrangement and listen attentively to the
+. During the open forum, ask relevant questions and acknowledge the
response given.

C. During Examinations

The students should:
1. Place school bags and notebooks in an area designated by the
2. Present the exam permit to the proctor.
3. Refrain from making noise, borrowing of writing materials and
glancing at others' papers.
+. Take the exams inside the classroom.
5. Ask the proctors for clarifications regarding the exams.
6. Leave the room quietly and proceed to the gym, outside court,
LRC or hacienda after finishing the exams.

D. Change of Periods

1. Five minutes before the end of each period, subject teachers are to
summarize the day's lessons and give assignments when necessary. The

students are expected to stand up as a sign of respect while the teacher
leaves the classroom.
2. While waiting for the next teacher, students should remain silent. No
student is allowed to leave or peep out of the classroom in between
periods. Students must stand upon the arrival of the next subject
3. !f the next subject teacher fails to report to the classroom within five
minutes, the vice Nayor of the class should inform the Assistant Principal
or the Year Level Noderator of the teacher's absence while the Class
Nayor must supervise the class until the assigned substitute arrives.
+. Prayer is said before and after each period.

E. After the Morning & Afternoon Classes

1. Students who are given routine tasks such as closing doors and windows,
turning off the lights, fans and air conditioning units, arranging the chairs,
cleaning the blackboards, etc., should perform their duties before leaving the
classroom. The last subject teachers in the morning or in the afternoon must
see to it that all students who have not been assigned chores leave the
2. Students must never rush towards exits nor run along the corridors after

F. Curfew

No students shall be allowed to stay in the classroomfbuilding beyond
5:00 p.m. As for the case of a.m. classes in the PLC, no students shall be
allowed to stay in the campus beyond 1:00p.m.

G. Lining Up and Movements

1. Students should walk silently and in two lines when moving from the
classroom to another place in the campus for an activity. The same
procedure is followed when returning to the classroom.
2. The subject teacher always accompanies the class to make sure that
procedures are followed.
3. Students should always follow the ¨Keep Right" Rule when walking
along the corridor.

H. Delegation of Routine Tasks

Tasks like closing of doors and windows, cleaning of the blackboards,
turning off the electric fans, lights and air conditioning units , arranging desks
and others may be delegated to students but supervised by teachers.

I. Borrowing or Lending of Materials

Students are not allowed to borrow or lend materials during classroom
activities, tests and quizzes.

J. Passing of Papers

Collection of papers or other materials should be done in an orderly manner.
The passing of papers starts from the back seat, with each student placing his
paper on top of the pile that he receives. Students at the front of each row
should pass the papers to the left. The papers are then given to the teacher by
the student who is seated at the left front corner of the row. The distribution of
papers may be done by reversing the procedure for passing papers.

K. Asking Questions

Before addressing the teacher in the classroom to ask a question, ask
permission, or make a statement, a student must first raise his hand to get the
attention of the teacher. A student may not speak without getting recognition
from the teacher.

L. Visitors

1. Except on emergency cases, visitors of students and faculty members shall
be entertained only during non-class hours. All visitors shall be entertained
only in the consultation room with confirmation from the concerned teachers
through the APfYLN.
2. All visitors should be directed to the Principal's Office, the Assistant
Principal's Office or the Year Level Noderators' Office. Official school visitors
should be accorded due respect when they enter the classrooms. Students
are expected to stand and greet these visitors courteously.
3. PLC parents, guardians and caregivers are not allowed to stay in the
following areas in the PLC during class hours: classrooms, corridors,
assembly area and faculty rooms.

M. Delivery of Items

The school discourages the delivery of articles or things left at home
such as notebooks, books, projects, money, assignments, or any other items to
students. They should bring these things with them when they come to school. !t
is only during extreme cases that requests are granted.

N. Seat Plan

Each homeroom class must have a copy of the seat plan to be placed
on the teacher's table. This facilitates the checking of attendance. Students
who are not in their proper seats when attendance is checked are to be marked

O. Use of Classrooms

1. Students are not allowed to stay in the classroom during lunch break.
2. Students should refrain from sitting on the writing ledge of the desks.
3. Classrooms should be kept clean at all times. Students should avoid
throwing trash on the floor. Desks should be kept well arranged
throughout the day except during class activities which require group
+. Lights and electric fans should be turned off and doors should be closed
whenever students move out to transfer to another place for an activity or
after dismissal in the morning and afternoon. For air-conditioned
classrooms, air-conditioning units should be turned off after classes in the
5. Birthday parties and blowouts are not allowed inside the classroom.
6. Unless permission is granted for extended classroom activities, students
should vacate the classrooms at least 15 minutes after the last period in
the afternoon.
7. Use of glue, staple wires and other adhesives that would damage the wall
and backboards should be avoided when decorating the classroom.


A. Principal's Office
The Principal's Office supervises the basic educational formation of the
students in the !ntegrated School. The office is also in-charge of the following:
(1) approves or disapproves the enrolment, transfer, promotion, withdrawal and

dismissal of students; (2) establishes, implements and evaluates the policies and
procedures of the grading system, scholastic honors and promotion in the unit.

B. Assistant Principal's Office
The Assistant Principal's Office assists the Principal in managing the daily
operations of the Learning Communities.

C. Academic Council Office
The Academic Council Office assists the !ntegrated School Principal in
overseeing the management and development of the various curricula of the
!ntegrated School to support the curricular programs of the unit.

D. Student Services Head Office
The Student Services Head Office is primarily responsible for the
management, coordination and supervision of the student services, programs
and activities related to the holistic student development program of the
!ntegrated School. Under the Student Services Head Office are the following:

1. Registrar's Office
The Registrar's Office is the repository of highly important and delicate
documents involving credentials, evaluation of subjects, academic placement,
and eligibility of students. As such, it is important to note that students should
submit authentic credentials and information to avoid inconsistencies of
records that might create further problems in the future.
The office is also in charge of the enrolment of students, both for regular
school year and summer classes. Enrolment procedure is contained in the
brochure, which is distributed as new students apply for entrance test. !t is
also posted on strategic areas near the enrolment venue to facilitate the
smooth process of enrolment.

2. Learning Resource Center
The Learning Resource Center can be regarded as a generator of information
of both print and non-print materials. !t aims to serve and meet the demands
of students, researchers and educators in the quest for knowledge and
!t consists of three (3) sub-centers: LRC1 for Home Learning Department
and Primary Learning Community (HLD 8 PLC), which provides basic reading
materials suited to the needs of children; BvNLRC or LRC2 which offers
updated information of every field and supports the curriculum by providing
the needs of Levels +-10 students; and LRC3 (with viewing rooms) which

serves as consulting assistance in the use of instructional communications
media and the new emerging highly technological equipment.

3. Guidance Office
The !ntegrated School Guidance Office aims to provide guidance services
to its maximum and perform its task of bringing out the DOER, LEARNER,
SHARERfSERvER and LEADER in every Lasallian.
The Guidance Program in general is holistic and all encompassing. !t is
involved in the various facets of the student's life -diagnosis, discussion of
relevant student issues such as personal crises, values and study habits.
Guidance is indeed a part of the educational system thus, it gives related
and relevant feedback about important concerns to the administration,
faculty, parents and students in support of the over-all program of the school.

4. Student Activities Office {SAO)
The !ntegrated School of De La Salle Lipa acknowledges the great
significance of developing creative and responsible students who will later on
substantiate the essence of school's goals and objectives. To achieve this end,
the unit encourages the formation of student organizations with clearly
structured programs of activities. !t shall also assist in the initiation of student-
centered endeavors carefully interwoven along religious, social, literary,
educational, artistic or recreational lines.

5. Integrated School Community Involvement Office
The office provides venues and opportunities for the members of the
school community to share their resources with the poor and help in the
fulfillment of the school's mission of service to the needy.

E. Year Level Moderator's Office
The Year Level Noderator's Office assists the Learning Community in the
maintenance of proper decorum, order and discipline among students in the

F. Admissions and Testing Office {ATO)
The Admissions 8 Testing Office takes charge of implementing the School's
established admission policies, guidelines and procedures. !t initiates efforts
so that admission-related services are relevant and responsive to the
changing needs and demands of its clientele.

G. Institutional Health Services {Clinic)
The school maintains a clinic with the services of a physician, a dentist
and resident nurses who conduct medical and dental services to students
and employees on school days. Any student or employee may avail of the
services for free during clinic hours. Services offered by the clinic are the
1. medical and dental consultations
2. tooth extraction
3. oral prophylaxis
+. nursing services
5. health counselling
The school clinic is open from 7:00AN to 7:+5PN on Nondays,
Wednesdays and Fridays; 7:00AN to 8:30PN on Tuesdays and Thursdays
and 7:30AN to +:30PN on Saturdays
The school physician is in the clinic from 9:30AN - 11:30AN, and 2:00
PN - 3:00 PN on Nondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 9:15 AN to
12:00NN on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
The school dentist is in the clinic from 8:00AN -10:30AN on Nondays,
Wednesdays and Fridays and at 1:00 pm - 3:30 PN on Tuesdays and
(These schedules may vary depending on the availability of the dentist 8

Standard Operating Procedure in Handling Accidents

1. !n cases of emergency (between life and death, and per assessment of
!HS personnel) patient will be given first aid treatment and will be
brought to the nearest hospital, Nary Nediatrix Nedical Center
accompanied by !HS nurse.
2. Parents or guardians will be informed immediately. On the other hand,
they should be present for any procedure requiring consent.
3. When the parents or guardians arrive, !HS nurse will explain how the
accident happened and the first aid treatment given to the patient.
+. !ncident report maybe issued by !HS nurse upon request.

Standard Operating Procedure in Handling Patients

1. Upon patients' arrival in !HS, the nurse on duty will assess hisfher
2. First aid treatment will be given to the patient. !f the patient needs rest,
he or she will be allowed to stay in !HS. Period of rest depends upon the

assessment of the nurse on duty or until such time they will be fetched
by parents or guardians.
3. !f the patient needs to go home, the nurse on duty will notify the
parents or guardian about the condition of the patient and the medicines
given. They have to fetch the patient from !HS after securing visitors
pass from the College Lobby.


All students enrolled during the current school year have accident insurance. !t is
a 2+ hour year round coverage. Students can claim for medical reimbursement
provided that he or she will submit the necessary documents for reimbursements
within 3 months after the accident happened.

List of Requirements:
A. Nedical Reimbursement for Bodily !njuries or Disability Claim
1. Police !nvestigation Report of Statement of Witnessfes
2. Attending Physician's Nedical Certificate
3. Doctor's Prescription
+. Hospital Statement of Account
5. Nedical Bills and Receipts (original)
6. Others (laboratory results, if any)

Note: All documents should be submitted in two copies.

B. Requirements for death claims due to accident, sickness or natural death can
be taken from the !HS.

1. Self-inflicted injuries, attempted suicide
2. War, riot, strikes, civil commotion, rebellion or revolution
3. While under the influence of prohibited drugs.

H. LIPASALLIANA Institutional Archives
L!PASALL!ANA is a repository of all archival materials created or received
by the institution as evidence of its origin, growth and development. This is
likewise concerned in preserving the institutional records and documents
with historical value to serve as educational reference and to develop the
school archives. Under its custody were placed all the historical,
administrative and academic records of the institution, including the

publications, speechesfmessages, photographs, non-print collections and the
individuals and institution's memorabilia collections.

I. Financial Resources Development Office {FRDO)
The Financial Resources Development Office (FRDO) manages the
efficient monitoring, recording, programming, auditing and projecting of all
institutional business transactions. !t also coordinates with the different
business establishments, entities and banks with which the institution has
official transactions.

The Cashiers receive all cashfcheck collections for the !ntegrated School
(!S), Tertiary School (TS), Graduate School (GS) and other allied services of
the institution.

J. Bookstore
The Bookstore sells leisure books, school supplies, greeting cards, t-
shirts, bags, souvenirs, and other school materials. !t is open from 6:+0-
7:20, 9:+0-10:00, 10:+0-11:00, 12:00-1:30 and 3:30-5:00 from Nonday to
Friday. Students are discouraged to buy in the bookstore during class hours.

K. Canteen
Food and refreshment may be purchased at the different cafeterias
during recess, lunch break and after dismissal. At no time during class days
may students leave the school campus to purchase snacksfmeals during
recess and lunch.


The Lasallian Ninistries Directorate is responsible for the spiritual
formation of the community and the extension of scholarship grants to deserving
students and faculty. Under the directorate are the offices of LANP and !LFO.
A. Lasallian Assistance Management Program Office {LAMP)
LANP manages matters related to scholarships. !ts major responsibilities
within the scholarship structure deals with grants and various forms of
financial assistance, value-formation of studentffaculty scholars, and the
implementation of the financial assistance program. Through scholarships,
the office provides an opportunity for financially deprived students to avail of
quality education. !t also provides encouragement to mentally gifted
students to sustain their drive for excellence and be of service to those who

are in need. Nembers of the faculty are also given the opportunity to enroll
in graduate studies to improve themselves professionally.

B. Institutional Lasallian Family Office {ILFO)
!LFO provides venues for spiritual growth to the school community
and opportunities for a deeper knowledge and understanding of the values
of our founder, St. John Baptist De La Salle. Among the activities it offers are
the following: !nstitutional Nasses, Spiritual Counseling and Confessions,
vocation Campaign, First Communion, Retreats and Recollections, Prayer
Services, Lasallian Formation activities, and Spiritual Advocacy services.

The Sports and Culture Directorate deals with the physical development
of the students and their appreciation of culture and arts in different forms.
A. Sports Office
The Sports Office manages the varsity and training teams in the field
of sports and finds venues to hone the athletes' skills. !t supervises
the coaches and coordinates with tournament organizers for the
school's participation in different sports competitions. !t coordinates
with the school's academic department for the implementation of the
sports program.

B. Cultural Office
The Cultural Office manages all institutional activities related to the
development of the students' awareness and appreciation of culture
and arts. !t manages the different clubs' participation in cultural
presentations and competitions outside the school. !t facilitates art
exhibits, dance festivals, concerts and poetry reading sessions in the
campus. !t also contributes cultural research studies to the Batangas
Studies Center.


The school encourages the formation of student clubs and organizations to
provide students with other venues to develop their talents and skills and hone
their interests on different fields. Below are the types of clubs and organizations
that the school offers:

1. The Student Coordinating Board is the official organization of
students in the school. !t represents the students in expressing their views and
recommendations for the improvement of the school. !t also formulates and

implements projects for the benefit of the students, the school and the less-
The SCB is composed of student representatives from different year
levels. !t is headed by a president and other officers elected by the student body.
The Student Activities Officer serves also as the moderator of the SCB.
2. Co-curricular clubs are clubs under each subject area which provide
enrichment activities to members in support of the lessons provided in the
3. Interest Clubs provide members with activities which cater to
special interests which are not directly connected to academics.
+. Sports Clubs offer physical development activities to members who
are interested in various sports.
5. Religious Clubs cater to students who are interested to do religious
activities, assist in the mass, novenas and prayer meetings, or help in the
religious formation of the students.
6. Art Clubs offer varied activities related to all different fields of arts
such as visual, performing, literary, etc.

1. Any group of 15 student-members may apply to the Student Activities
Office during the +
quarter of the school year to form a

2. !n applying for accreditation the following documents are to be
a. application for accreditation form
a.1. objectives or constitutions and by-laws
a.2. list of interim officers and members with their level
and section
b. proposed program of activities for the followingfcoming
school year
c. name of moderator and the letter of acceptance of

3. The Accreditation Committee (Student Activities Officer, Student Services
Head, SCB President and a faculty member) will deliberate the
application. The Committee will ensure that the applicant-
clubforganization's objectives or constitution and by-laws and proposed
activities are in accordance with the school's mission-vision and core

+. The approved f accredited clubsforganizations will be notified two weeks
before the +
quarterly examination.

1. !n applying for re-accreditation the following documents should be
a. application for re-accreditation form
a.1. objectives or constitutions and by-laws
a.2. list of incumbent officers and members with their level
and section
b. proposed program of activities for the followingfcoming
school year
c. financial report (if any)
d. name of moderator and the letter of acceptance of

*Application for re-accreditation will be done during the +
quarter of
the school year.

2. The Accreditation Committee (Student Activities Officer, Student Services
Head, SCB President and a faculty member) will deliberate the
application for re-accreditation. The Committee will ensure that the
applicant-clubforganization's objectives or constitution and by-laws and
proposed activities are in accordance with the school's mission-vision and
core values. Also, how the clubforganization performed in the current
year will be a basis for re-accreditation.

3. The re-accredited clubsforganizations will be notified two weeks before
the +
quarterly examination.

The accreditationfre-accreditation shall be effective for one school year only. !f
the clubs'forganizations' members wish to continue the existence of their
clubsforganizations in the following school year, they have to apply for re-
accreditation. Non-refaccredited clubsforganizations will not be allowed to
operate for the coming school year.


A. Identification Card
Students should wear their identification cards issued or validated at the
start of the new school year at all times. Students who have lost their !D card
must report to the Year Level Noderator to secure a temporary !D. On days
when students are allowed to come to school on casual wear, they are still
required to wear their !D properly to gain acceptance into the campus grounds.
During school days, students with no !D cards should see the Year Level
Noderator immediately. Once lost, students will have to secure an affidavit of
loss duly signed by a notary public not later than five school days to get an !D

B. Daily Bulletin
The school publishes the Daily Bulletin which informs and advises the
students, faculty members, and other personnel of the important happenings in
the campus each day.

C. School Publications
The BULIK is the official newspaper of De La Salle Lipa !ntegrated
School. The student and the appointed moderator publish the paper quarterly.
!t aims to provide the students with a medium to improve and display their
writing skills and impart their thoughts and ideals through written
The STALLION, on the other hand, is the official yearbook of the
school. !t records, through pictures, events in the campus relevant to student,
faculty members, and other members of the academic community.

D. Lost and Found Items
The AP office is the one in-charge for articles, which are either lost or
found. Students may request for a notice to be posted in the daily bulletin
concerning lost and found articles. The owners should claim them before or
after classes. Found items will be displayed in strategic location every quarter.
Unclaimed items are subject to disposal by the office two days after the display.

E. Co- and Extra-Curricular Activities
For a more balanced education, the school offers ample opportunities for
students to participate in co-and extra-curricular activities. A student is allowed
only one membership in any of the clubs and organizations available. Additional
points will be added in each quarterly Homeroom grade of a student who is a
member of a particular club. (see table on breakdown of Homeroom grade)


F. Consultations with the Faculty or Administrators
!nterviews and consultations with administrators andfor faculty
vACANT PER!ODS of the teachers concerned. Parents and other visitors who
wish to see anybody in school are to consult with the security guard upon arrival.
They shall then be directed to the designated consultation room through the
APfYLN. visitors who wish to see students are to proceed to the respective Level
Noderator's Office.

G. Use of the Telephone
Students are not allowed to receive telephone messages during class
hours unless in times of emergency. Neither will telephone messages be
delivered to students during class hours. STUDENTS NAY ONLY USE THE

H. Emergency School Closing
!n the event of emergencies such as typhoons and earthquakes,
announcements regarding the holding or suspension of classes shall be made
through the public weather station of Fernando Air Base and the front Bulletin
Board on campus.
!n case of typhoons, the school automatically suspends classes whenever
signal number 2 and above is raised in the Southern Tagalog region or based on
the new typhoon signals given by the DEPED and PAGASA. Normally, typhoon
signals are announced over television and radio stations. Students are advised to
tune in to them rather than make calls to the school.

Signal # 1 - No classes for Nursery, Kinder, Prep
Signal # 2 - No classes for all levels but teachers will report to school
Signal # 3 - No school

I. No Work, No School, No Classes Policy
!n instances where the school management decides to call off classes or
work outside the officially scheduled holidays or non-working days, the following
are the guidelines to be followed to avoid any ambiguity in carrying out
administrative instructions:


No classes - only the students will have no classes, while the faculty
and staff are expected to stay and work as per their scheduled official time in

No school - there are no classes and no work, however there are
scheduled institutional activities where students, faculty and staff must be in the
No work - there are no classes and no work for the faculty and staff.
These guidelines are intended to clarify any confusion that may arise in
emergency situation.


Republic of the Philippines
Department of Education, Culture and Sports
UL Complex, Pasig, Netro Nanila
No. 20, s. 1991

To: Bureau Directors
Regional Directors
School Superintendents
Presidents, State Colleges and Universities
Heads of Private Schools, Colleges and Universities
vocational School SuperintendentsfAdministrators

1. Recent events calls attention to unfortunate incidents resulting from initiation rites
(hazing) conducted in fraternities and sororities. !n some, cases, problems like drug
addiction, vandalism, absenteeism, rumbles and other behaviour problems in elementary
and secondary schools were found to be linked to the presence of andfor the active
membership of some pupilsfstudents in such organizations.
2. Although Department Order No. 6, s. 195+ prohibits hazing in schools and imposes
sanctions for violations, it does not ban fraternitiesfsororities in public and private
secondary schools.
3. Considering that enrolments in elementary and secondary schools are relatively small
and students come from the immediate communities served, the presence of
fraternitiesfsororities which serve as socializing agents among pupilsfstudent-peers is not
deemed necessary. On the other hand, interest clubs and co-curricular organizations like
the Drama Club, Nath Club, Junior Police Organization, and others perform that same
function and in addition develop pupilfstudent potential.
5. Wide dissemination of and strict compliance with this Order is enjoined.

(Sgd.) !S!DRO D. CAR!NO

Department Orders: Nos. 6, s. 195+ and 31, s. 1975
Allotment: 1-2-3-+ (N.O. 1-87))
To be indicated in the Perpetual !ndex under the following subjects:



For a more balanced education, De La Salle-Lipa offers ample opportunities for
participation in various co-and extra-curricular activities. However, every student must
bear in mind that studies are always to be hisfher priority. Students are advised to
carefully read the policies and regulations written below:

1. Club Noderators shall be given corresponding points in the faculty ranking system
depending on their terms of tenure and the nature of the clubs or organizations they
are assigned to manage.
2. Any teacher or student leader who is planning to hold an activity, whether co-or
extra-curricular, must first secure an ACT!v!TY FORN from the Activity Officer in the
SAO Office, fill up the form, then submit it back to the Activity Officer for approval,
3. PARENTAL WA!vERS are required for activities which:
a. require students to leave campus for field trips outside the immediate community;
b. require students to stay overnight, whether in or out of the campus. Each
student involved in such activities must have the waiver signed by the parents or
guardians and returned to the teacher(s) organizing the activity.
+. Evaluation sheets are to be filled up and returned to the Student Activity Officer not
later than ONE WEEK after the holding of the activity.
5. Activities which are already entered in the school CALENDAR OF ACT!v!T!ES shall be
given priority but the sponsors of these ALSO NEED TO FOLLOW THE PROCEDURES
NENT!ONED ABOvE. (The Calendar of Activities is prepared before the beginning of
each school year by the Activity Officer and Club Noderators).
6. Any activity may be disapproved by the Activity Officer on any of the following
a. if the activity runs into conflict with the mission statement of the school;
b. if the activity has no adult leader to supervise it;
c. if the activity runs into conflict with other previously approved activities;
d. if the activity shows evidence of poor preparation and planning.
7. Each student is only allowed to join only one clubforganization. A student may also
be an elected officer of only ONE club or organization. This is to avoid conflicts in
meetings, provide students with more time for academic matters, and give other
students opportunities to serve as club officers.
8. Clubs and organizations are required to submit copies of their constitution and by-
laws, lists of members and officers, and outlines of activities to be undertaken for the
school year.


Republic of the Philippines
Neralco Drive, Pasig, Netro Nanila

June 7, 1993
DECS Order No. 35, s. 1993


1. !n view of a number of instances where absences by students in private schools for
valid reasons may exceed the twenty percent limit set forth in the Nanual of
Regulations for Private Schools, heads of private schools, colleges, and universities
may henceforth exercise their discretion in permitting absences by individual students
in excess of such a limit. !n effect, a student with excess absences may still be given
a passing grade, if in the opinion of the school head the excess absences were for
valid reasons.
2. Section 73 of the 1992 Nanual of Regulations for Private Schools is hereby amended
as follows:
¨Sec. 73. Absences. A student in a private school who incurs absences of more
than twenty per cent of the prescribed number of class or laboratory periods during the
school year or term should be given a failing grade and given no credit for the course of
subject. However, the school may adopt an attendance policy to govern absences of its
students who belong to the upper half of their respective classes. Furthermore, the
school head may at his discretion and in the individual case exempt a student who
exceeds the twenty percent limit for reasons considered valid and acceptable to the
¨Such discretion shall not excuse the student concerned from responsibility in
keeping up with lesson assignments and taking examinations where indicated. The
discretionary authority is vested in the school head, and may not be availed of by a
student nor granted by a faculty member without the consent of the school head."
3. This Order shall be effective immediately.


Reference: DECS Order: No. 92, s. 1992
Allotment: 1-2-+ - (N. O. 1 - 87)
To be indicated in the Perpetual !ndex under the following subjects:



Republic of the Philippines
DECS Complex,Neralco Avenue, Pasig City

April 19,2000
DECS Order No. 26, s. 2000

{Prohibiting Students of Elementary and Secondary Schools From Using
Cellular Phones and Pagers During Class Hours)

To: Bureau Directors
Regional Directors
School Divisionf City Superintendents
Private Elementary and Secondary Schools Principals

1. Reports have reached this Office that some students have been using their cellular
phones inside the classrooms. The use of cellular phones specifically text messaging
and pagers have diverted the attention of students from their studies. Additionally,
reports indicate that text messaging and pagers are causing disturbance during class
hours and are being used as instruments for cheating during examinations.
2. !n view of this, the use of cellular phones and pagers should be prohibited inside the
classrooms particularly during examinations to prevent these high-tech gadgets
from disrupting classes as well as for cheating.
3. The school officials are hereby directed to ensure that text messaging and
paging during class hours and within the school premises should be
immediately stopped and closely monitored.
+. !mmediate and wide dissemination of and compliance with this Order is hereby


Reference: DECS Order: No. 70, s. 1999
Allotment: 1-(D.O. 50 - 97)
To be indicated in the Perpetual !ndex
under the following subjects:


Integrated School
Lipa City


1. Honors and Awards Committee

The members of the Honors and Awards Committee are chosen by the Principal from the
ranks of the faculty and curriculum coordinators. !t is customary that at least a member of
the previous school year's committee be asked to be one of the members of the present
school year's committee.

The number of committee members depends on the number of awards to be given during
the Recognition Rites and graduation ceremony.

A special committee is formed for early character evaluation of the incoming Level 10
students particularly the top 20.

2. Procedure for the Compilation of the Awardees' Records

Compilation and Filing of the results and certificates of the academic, non-academic
contests and different sports events by the following offices for the evaluation purposes:
2.1 Academic varsity Coachf Nentor - should compile the results or certificates
of the different contests
2.2 Student Activity Office - should keep and record the results and data of non-
academic contests
2.3 External Services Office specifically the Athletic's Office should:
2.3.1 monitor the individual profile by requiring each athlete as early as
Level 7 to keep a record of hisfher achievements as an athlete. The
students have to include the level (division, provincial, regional, national
and international) and hisfher rank in the competition
2.3.2 provide the Honors and Awards Committee with the complete list
in a database of the membership, achievements per tournament
(inclusive of dates, venue, level) and character evaluation of the
coaches of all the athletes. Thus, the sports awards nominees will no
longer be asked to enumerate the athletic event hefshe participated in.

3. Procedure for the Selection of the Awardees

Nembers of the Honors and Awards Committee start their search for qualified awardees
during the fourth quarter of the school year. A chairman is selected by the members of
the committee from among themselves.


Each member is assigned to collect documents and conduct surveys to find the rightful
recipient of a particular award. Documents include academic records and certificates of
attendance or participation in seminars, symposia, fora andfor contests (including awards
received). Surveys are conducted to evaluate the candidates' behavior and character.
Previous records of the candidates' character and behavior are also taken into

Aside from being assigned to work on a particular award, a committee member may still
be assigned by the chairman to do other functions related to their duties in the

After all the necessary documents are collected and surveys are conducted, points are
given based on the results of survey, average grade in academics, types of seminars and
contests participated in, and awards received. (see section on weight values and point

A particular weight value is assigned to each area of evaluation. The candidates' rank in a
particular area of evaluation is multiplied by its weight value. The sums of the products of
all the areas for all the candidates are then ranked. The candidate who ranks the highest
is recommended to be the awardee. (see section on weight values and point system)

Results of the evaluation of the candidates for each award are presented to the
committee for verification. Names of the recommended awardees, together with pertinent
documents, are submitted to the Principal for final recommendation to the President. The
President approves the recommendations and orders for the posting of the list of
awardees. Final selection and announcement of honor students should be done not later
than ten (10) working days before graduation. Protests should be filed not later than five
(5) working days before graduation. Protests should be settled not exceeding three (3)
working days after these are filed.

The President's award is personally chosen by the President himself based on the
recommendation of the Principal, interviews conducted by the President, and
achievements and character of the recommended candidates.

The following awards are given during graduation ceremony: Academic Awards,
St. John Baptist De La Salle Award, Athlete of the Year Award, St. Brother Niguel Award,
St. Benilde Award, Bro. Hugh Wester Award, and the President's Nedal. Other awards are
given during the Recognition Day, which is often held before the graduation ceremony.

4. Types of Awards and their Criteria
4.1 Major Academic Awards
+.1.1 valedictorian - award given to the top-ranking student based
on academic performance, participation in co-curricular and extra-curricular
activities, and character evaluation.

+.1.2 Salutatorian - award given to the second-ranking student
based on academic performance, participation in co-curricular and extra-
curricular activities, and character evaluation.
+.1.3 First Honorable Nention - award given to the third-ranking
student based on academic performance, participation in co-curricular and
extra-curricular activities, and character evaluation.
+.1.+ Second Honorable Nention - award given to the fourth-ranking
student based on academic performance, participation in co-curricular and
extra-curricular activities, and character evaluation.
+.1.5 Th!rd Honorable - award given to the fifth-ranking student
based on academic performance, participation in co-curricular and extra-
curricular activities, and character evaluation.

4.2 Other Academic Awards
+.2.1 Top Ten Students - award given to the top ten students based on academic
performance, participation in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities,
and character.
+.2.2 Subject Awards - award given to the top-rank student in each of the
following subjects based on final average grade and character: English,
Nath, Filipino, Science, Social Science and Religion. Participation in
activities directly related to each of these subjects is also considered.
+.2.3 Nercury Drug Award for Excellence in Nath and Science - award given to
top-ranking student in Science and Nath based on final average grade,
character, and representation of the school in different competitions in
Science and Nathematics.

NOTE: The average grade in academics is computed by multiplying each academic
subject by its number of units. The sum of the products is then divided by
the total number of units of all the academic subjects. PEHN, CAT, and
Homeroom grades are not included in the computation of the average

4.3 Non-Academic Awards
+.3.1 St. John Baptist De La Salle Award - highest special award given by De La
Salle Lipa to a graduating senior. !t is given to the student who has best
exemplified the ideals of Lasallian education by being competent,
committed, confident, concerned and a devout Christian. The awardee,
thus, manifests the spirit and character of out patron, St. John Baptist De
La Salle.

+.3.2 Athlete of the Year Award - given to a graduating student who has shown
outstanding talents and leadership qualities in his or her field of sport and
who has brought honor and prestige to the institution by participating in
inter-scholastic athletic competitions.

+.3.3 St. Brother Niguel Award - special award given to a graduating senior who
has excelled in the field of Catechism and who has been an active CARE
+.3.+ St. Benilde Award - given to a graduating student, who in his or her quiet
ways, had contributed to the spiritual formation of the students in the
+.3.5 Bro. Hugh Wester Award - given to a graduating working student who has
shown excellent work attitude in his four years of service to the school.
+.3.6 St. Bro. Jaime Hilario Award- highest special award given by De La Salle
Lipa to a graduating senior of the night high school. !t is given to the
student who has best exemplified the ideals of Lasallian education by
being competent, committed, confident, concerned and devout Christian.
The awardee, thus, manifest the spirit and character of St. Br. Jaime
+.3.7 President's Nedal - award given by the President of De La Salle Lipa to a
graduating senior, who in his or her simple ways, has achieved much for
the school and has exhibited the true Lasallian character which the school
aims to form among the students.
+.3.8 Sports Awards - given to the best senior player of each of the varsity
teams of the school.
+.3.9 Nodel Student Award - given to a graduating senior of each class who
exemplifies true Lasallian character and spirituality.
+.3.10 Club Awards - given to outstanding senior members of each club.
+.3.11 Loyalty Award - given to graduating students who has completed the
required number of years of study in the !ntegrated School.
+.3.12 Gerry Roxas Leadership Award - given by the Gerry Roxas Foundation to
a student who belongs to the top 10 per cent of the graduating class, and
who has shown exemplary leadership qualities.*
+.3.13 Alfonso Yuchengco National Discipline Award - given by the Alfonso
Yuchengco Foundation to a graduating senior, who in his or her character,
has shown the virtues of self-sacrifice, courage, integrity and discipline.*

* These are awards given by different foundations. They and other awards from
outside agencies shall only be given if the said foundations decide to continue
issuing such awards. These are awarded to qualified students during the
Recognition Day.

4. Basic Criteria for the Awards
A. Najor Academic Awards
Any member of the graduating classes is eligible to be a candidate for honors if
hefshe meets the following requirements:
a) He must have no grade lower than 85¾ in any subject in levels
nine and ten (third and fourth year high school) in any grading period as
recorded in the student's Forms 137 and 138-A.
b) He must have done the entire work of level ten (fourth year level in
the secondary school) here at De La Salle Lipa.


c) He must have completed the curriculum years within the prescribed
length in years, meaning four consecutive years. However, consideration for
students who spent more than four years of schooling may be given due to
unavoidable circumstances such as serious ailment, calamities, and peace and
order situations as the case may be. Documentary proofs should be presented.
d) He must be an active member of at least two authorized (i.e.
approved and sanctioned by the school) organizations or clubs while in levels
nine and ten.
e) He must have conducted himself in conformity with the school's
rules and regulation. Candidates, therefore, should not have deportment grades
lower than B in all grading periods from level 9 to 10.

B. Other Academic Award
Top Ten Award - given to students who belong to the sixth up to the tenth rank of
the graduating batch. The students must have no grades below 80¾ in all subject

C. Non-Academic Awards
Candidates for the Non-Academic Awards should not have deportment grades lower
than B in all grading periods from level 9 to 10.

Academic grades, character evaluation and participation in co-curricular and extra-
curricular activities of the candidates when they were in level 9 and level 10 are
considered in determining their ranks among the rest of the candidates.

5. Point System for Academic Awards

A. Participation in organizations and contests (rating is done per organization or
contest participated in). SL - School Level; DL - Division Level;
PL - Provincial Level; RL - Regional Level; N - National Level;
!L - !nternational Level

ClubsJOrganizations SL D
President 10 12 1+ 16 18 20
Other Officer 7 9 11 13 15 17
Nember + 6 8 10 12 1+

Academic Contests
First Place 10 12 1+ 16 18 20
Second Place 7 9 11 13 15 17
Third Place + 6 8 10 12 1+
First Place 9 11 13 15 17 19
Second Place 6 8 10 12 1+ 16
Third Place 3 5 7 9 11 13
Non-Academic Contests
First Place 9 11 13 15 17 19
Second Place 6 8 10 12 1+ 16
Third Place 3 5 7 9 11 13
First Place 8 10 12 1+ 16 18
Second Place 5 7 9 11 13 15
Third Place 2 + 6 8 10 12
Representation of the School

Contest and Non-contest

Individual 2 + 6 8 10
Group 1 3 5 7 9

ElectionfAppointment to local government positions
Sangguniang Kabataan
Chairman - 12 points Councilor - 9 points

City Youth Official
City Youth Nayor - 1+ points
Youth Councilor - 11 points

Participation in socio-civic activities
1 point per certificate presented.

• Those who received points in Academic 8 non-Academic contests shall no longer gain
points in representation of the School in contest or non-contest activities.
• Points obtained from the !ntramurals are not counted.

A. Weight Value
Academic Grades - 7
Co-curricular and Extra-curricular activities - 2
Behavior and Character - 1

B. Final Rank
The final rank of the candidates is determined following this procedure:
a. Candidates are ranked based on the average of their final grade in the
academic subjects in their third and fourth year.
b. Each of the candidate's rank is multiplied by 7 which is the weight value
of the academic performance.
c. Points are assigned for each activity or contest participated in by the
d. After getting the total points on activities garnered by each candidate,
all the candidates are ranked based on these points.
e. Each candidate's rank, based on hisfher participation in activities, is
multiplied by 2.
f. Each candidate's character is evaluated by hisfher subject teachers,
year level moderator, adviser, guidance counsellor and club moderator
during hisfher junior and senior years.
g. Candidates are ranked based on the results of their character
h. Each candidate's rank based on hisfher character evaluation is
multiplied by 1.
i. All products for each candidate in procedure b, e, and h are added and
used for the final ranking of the candidates.
j. Based on the final ranking, the first in rank shall be declared as the
valedictorian, the second is the salutatorian and the third is the first
honorable mention. This shall also be the basis for choosing the top ten
graduating students.
k. !n case of a tie, the candidates' rank in academics shall be considered.

5. Ranking System for Non-Academic Awards:

Evaluation forms are used to determine the rightful recipients of non-academic awards.
These forms are distributed to the corresponding evaluators. General average of all the
evaluation ratings are ranked. The first in rank shall be the recipient of the award.

For the Athlete of the Year Award, the point system used for co-curricularfextra-curricular
activities (particularly the part on non-academic contests and position in the team, club or
organization) are considered.

Work evaluation and academic performance are considered in determining the recipient of
the Brother Hugh Wester Award for Outstanding Working Student.

Republic of the Philippines
Neralco Drive, Pasig City
No.62 s.2003
To: Bureau Directors
Regional Directors
Schools DivisionfCity Superintendents
Heads, Public and Private Secondary Schools

1. Pursuant to Section 36© of Article !!! of RA 9165 otherwise known as the
¨Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002," random drug testing of students
in public and private secondary, tertiaryfhigher educational institutions and
vocational-technical schools shall be conducted starting September 2003.
2. The enclosed general guidelines, approved by the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB)
through the Board Regulation No. 6 dated August 1, 2003, shall serve as the
major reference in the implementation of the random drug testing program. For
other provisions of the law, reference shall be made to DepEd Order No.5, s.
2003 re the !mplementing Rules and Regulations (!RR) of RA 9165.
3. All Regional Directors (RDs), Schools DivisionfCity Superintendents (SDSs) and
school heads are instructed to oversee the implementation of the random drug
testing program specifically the conduct of the following activities in all high
a. Dissemination of the guidelines on random drug testing to the teachers,
students, and parents;
b. Creation of the school's Selection Board that will take charge of the
random sampling of students to be tested;
c. Designation of a drug counselor to provide guidance and counseling
services to students found to be drug users;
d. Coordination with other concerned government agencies on the
properfappropriate implementation of proceduresfmechanics set in the
guidelines; and
e. Ensuring confidentiality of test results.
+. !t must be emphasized that the costs of drug tests shall be borne by the
5. For more information, please contact Dr. Thelma G. Santos, Director !!, School
Health and Nutrition Center at tel. Nos. 632-13-61 to 72 locals 215+;209+ and
6. !mmediate dissemination of and compliance with this Order is directed.



Appendix G

Lasallian Assistance Management Program

The Office of the Lasallian Assistance Nanagement Program (LANP) creates and
maintains an environment for learning that promotes respect for and appreciation of
scholarship. !ts major responsibilities within the scholarship grants structure deals with
grants and various forms of financial assistance, value-formation of students and co-
workers, financial assistance programs and the administration of these programs.

Scholarship Grants Program for Students

The scholarship grants program for students provides a venue for realizing the call for an
educational system that is cognizant of and responsive to the needs of the Church of the
Poor. The program offers financial assistance to students based on academic achievement
and need, and takes into consideration certain factors pertaining to a student's and
hisfher family's financial status.

The program promotes a personalized student-centered environment for delivering
effective assistance under need-based scholarship.


The Scholarship Grants program for students aims to: -
(1) Provide access to a Lasallian education to academically qualified but
economically disadvantaged individuals;
(2) Provide tuition incentives to academically gifted students of incoming Level 7 of
the !ntegrated School and incoming 1
year College;
(3) Provide tuition incentives to the top three honor students of Level 7 to 9 of the
!ntegrated School and 1
yr to 5
year of the College;
(+) Reward tuition discounts to Lasallian Families with four or more children
studying in DLSL at the same time; and
(5) Explore other scholarship grant sources and various other forms of endowment
sponsorships to increase the financial base and consequently, the number of


Applications for scholarship grants start on October 1 of every school year. Entrance tests
are conducted from October to February. Application forms are available at the LANP

The LANP Nanager conducts a preliminary review of the report card and interviews the
applicant to determine if sfhe satisfies the basic criteria of the scholarship program.


An applicant who has one brother or sister currently enrolled at De La Salle Lipa
either as a paying student or as a scholar in the !ntegrated School or College, is
automatically disqualified from applying for any scholarship grant being promoted by the
school except for academic scholarship grant.

A. Maintenance Assistants

The ¨Scholarship Program for Naintenance and Clerical Assistants" aims to give access to
a Lasallian education in the !ntegrated School for academically qualified students from
economically disadvantaged families. Qualified students for this program are entitled to
free tuition and other fees. The grantee can enjoy this benefit in exchange for
maintenance services rendered to the school.

The program also aims to promote the value of work and its attributes during the
performance of the working students' functions so that they shall then be trained to be
responsible and industrious individuals with positive attitudes toward their job.

The Executive vice President in consultation with the vice President for Administration and
vice President for Academics and Research determines the number of Naintenance
Assistants needed for the school year.

B. Special Priorities Program

The ¨Scholarship Grant for Special Priorities Program" aims to provide opportunities to a
Lasallian education for incoming Level 7 of the !ntegrated School and first year students
of the Colleges who are academically qualified but come from financially disadvantaged

The ¨Free School" is the Special Priorities scholarship grants program of the !ntegrated
School. Qualified students for this program are entitled to scholarship grants covering
tuition and miscellaneous fees.

C. Tuition Discounts for a Specified Number of Children

The ¨Scholarship Grants Program for Tuition Discounts for a Specified Number of
Children" aims to recognize the continued loyalty of the Lasallian parents in entrusting the
education of their children to De La Salle Lipa.

Parents who already have three children enrolled in DLSL could have their fourth child
enrol with a 25¾ discount on hisfher tuition fee. Their fifth child shall enjoy a 50¾
discount on hisfher tuition while their sixth child onwards shall be given a 100¾ tuition
discount. This benefit could be only given if all of their four or more children are enrolled
at the same time in the institution. The nursery curriculum is not covered by this
scholarship assistance.

D. Academic Scholars

The ¨Scholarship Grants Program for Academic Scholars" aims to attract academically
gifted students in their continued quest for academic excellence by awarding tuition fee,
or tuition and fees incentives upon enrolment at De La Salle Lipa. The program also
encourages academically outstanding students to continuously pursue academic
excellence by awarding tuition and fees or tuition incentives in recognition of their
outstanding academic performance in De La Salle Lipa.

1. Entrant Scholars: Elementary school valedictorians who ranked among the
top ten of the entrance examinees are given a 100¾ tuition fee discount
upon enrolment.

2. Consistent Scholar: High school students from Level 7 to Level 10 who rank
first, second and third in the final average grade in each year level are also
recipients of the consistent academic scholarship grants incentives. They
shall be given 100¾, 75¾, and 50¾ tuition fee discount respectively in the
next school year.

The policy on limitation of one beneficiary per family for having a brother or sister
currently enrolled at De La Salle Lipa either as a paying student or as a scholarship
grantee in the !ntegrated School or College does not apply to the academic scholarship
grants program of the institution.

E. Scholarship Grants Program Under PD 577

The ¨Scholarship Grants Program under PD 577" aims to provide educational assistance to
the dependents of military personnel who die or become incapacitated in line of duty.
Qualified applicants for this program are entitled to free tuition and fees.

The number of beneficiary for this program is limited to one scholar for every two
thousand student's population.



The Saint Brother Jaime Hilario Learning Community {SBJHLC) is the night high
school outreach scholarship program for the youth, especially the poor at the !ntegrated
School (!S) of De La Salle Lipa (DLSL). Established in School Year (SY) 2000-2001,
SBJHLC has a five-year program that provides basic Christian and Lasallian education that
is practical, technical and skill-based. The Program is a response to the need to provide
Lasallian education to highly motivated and qualified students whose economic condition
hinders them to acquire quality academic formation. While primarily serving the
immediate community of Lipa, SBJHLC reaches out as well to youth-at-risk in the wider
Batangas Province and to the larger Southern Luzon region.

The SBJHLC curriculum is designed to provide relevant practical arts training and skills to
prepare students, regardless of age, to engage in immediate livelihood and income-
generating activities. The Program offers a gradated system of education wherein
certificates of completion for specified vocational courses are given to competent students
at the end of each school year. High School diplomas are awarded to students who are
able to complete the five-year night school program.




The Year Level Noderator
De La Salle Lipa - !ntegrated School
Lipa City, Batangas

Dear Nr. fNs. Nrs. ________________________:

Please be informed that my sonfdaughter, (name of student), failed to
attend hisfher class last (state date(s) of absences) due to (state
reason(s) for absence) .
Thank you very much.

Respectfully yours,

Printed Name and Signature of Parent or Guardian

Printed Name, signature and section of student

Note: Students who have been absent should submit their excuse letter one a
one whole sheet of bond or pad paper when making the excuse letter. Students
who have been absent for a prolonged period of time due to hospitalisation or
prolonged illness should attach a copy of their medical certificates with the
excuse letters.
Parentsf authorized guardians should personally make the letter of




A. Enrollment for summer class
1. Students should enroll on the date specified
2. Late enrolees shall be given failing gradefs for the first quarter.

B. Attendance and Punctuality
1. Students are required to have perfect attendance for the duration of
summer classes.
2. A student who has incurred absences equivalent to 25¾ of the total
number of days shall be automatically dropped from his fher class.
3. Punctuality should also be observed by all students.

C. !ssuance of Report Cards
Report cards shall be issued two days after the fourth quarterly
examination. However, the report cards of students with failing grades shall be
issued quarterly.

D. Physical Appearance
1. All students should wear decent attire whenever they are on campus.
Shorts, slippers, tight fitting or short clothes and other inappropriate
attire should not be worn on campus. Girls are not allowed to apply
2. !nappropriate haircut, hairstyle and coloring of hair are not allowed.

E. Rule on Discipline
Students are expected to obey the rules of orderly conduct.

F. Sanctions for violations
Depending on the offense, the following sanctions shall be imposed:
1. Oral Reminder
2. Oral Warning
3. Written Warning to be signed by parents or guardians
+. Dropping from the summer list

G. Student Handbook
All other applicable policies and guidelines contained in this handbook
shall be implemented.

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