All teachers in the Division of La Carlota, Department of Education (DepEd) invaded the night with their shimmering, glittering, splendid Christmas Talent Presentation.
|Mallroca giving an opening reamarks|
The acting schools division superintendent, Dr. Portia M. Mallorca welcomed all the teachers and the invited guests in this once-in-a-lifetime show in the annal of Division of La Carlota.
"In everything there is a season and in everything we do there is a reason," opened up Mallorca's message, "Tonight, you are all here to show to the world that teachers are not only beautiful in their uniform, but they are more beautiful wearing these shimmering, glittering dresses for tonight's show."
She expressed happiness in the participation of the teachers. "We're indeed very, very happy, not only of your shimmering and glittering costumes you have, but from within," she said.
The night was highlighted by search of Miss and Mister DepEd Night through a question-and-answer using the mother tongue language like the Ilonggo dialect, and also the presentation of talents.
|Search question-and-answer portion|
One lady contestant asked, "Sir, lapis ka ba?" (Sir, are you a pencil?" Sir Santillan replied, "Nga-a? (why?)" "Gusto ko gamiton sa pagsulat sa akon tagipuso-on." (I'm going to use you to write in my heart.)
For the gentleman contestants, they have a very unique kind of questions raised.
One male teacher asked, "Ma'm, kuryente ka ba?" (Ma'm, are you an electricity?" "Kay kun makita ko ikaw, nagakurogkurog ako. Gusto ko magdikit sa imo." (When I see you, I am electrified. I want to stick with it.)
Added to the evening's gathering was a special dance for the selected age group and with their contemporary popular dance steps and music.
This author was able to dance to the Cha-Cha music in their 60s and above age bracket. He took his youngest daughter, a teacher (Instructional Manager) in Alternative Learning System (ALS) as his dance partner.
Every teacher present was excited to receive his door prize for every draw lot in every 30 minutes gap of activity. Before the night's presentation and party, SDS Mallorca gave away gifts to every school heads as a token for their cooperation for the success of the night's activity.
A teacher of Ayungon Elementary School, Ms. Miraflor was the Ms. DepEd Night and Mr. Dave Labtic, a classroom teacher in Sugar Central Elementary School was Mister DepEd Night.