XdeDHS Alumni


As of today, August 12, 2009, Xavier de Damulog has made friends with 28 alumni and friends of XdeDHS on Facebook. We took the liberty of posting here the names of these Facebookers in the hope that they may be reconnected with their former classmates and friends from way back in high school. Here they are:

AMELO AGUSTIN, ARABELLE TAGUIAMON-MERCADO, ARLYN TAGUIAMON-BANTILAN, EDUARD JOHN MONESA, ELIMAS C. LUMPAS, EMEELOU EGOT, ESTHER RABUYA-FERRIS, GLADYS GACCION-OPTIZ, JANELYN MIJARES-PISCOS, JANICE BALARIAS-BOSQUIT, JESSICA JOLLY, JULIET VELASQUEZ, JUNC CAGUNAN, LIZA VIOS, LUVABLE C. ERIK, MARYLOU LILOC, MARY GRACE ESTUDILLO-LUCAGBO, MARY MARGARETTE JUYAD, MAXEME DAYATA, MAE DAHAN-REGIDOR, NEY NUNEZ, RODZ PIOQUINTO ESTUDILLO, SHEILA MARIE PERALES, TALEOPE TAGALONGAN ASOMBRADO, THEA ASOMBRADO, TIRSO ASOMBRADO, TONY IGCALINOS.

Let’s help expand Xavier’s list of friends by inviting friends and fellow alumni to sign up with Facebook and adding Xavier up.

It’s fun reconnecting with former classmates, schoolmates and friends from high school.

For those who love the popular social networking site Facebook, good news to you!

Xavier de Damulog High School is now on Facebook.

If you happen to have an account already, please do your school a favor and add it up among your friends.

XdeDHS Facebook

Just so you may not find it boring, we, at XdeDHS admin, are refreshing the look of our blogsite. We will be doing this from time to time to suit the mood and taste of the moment. But one thing remains constant here: you are always welcome to our site. Also, the friendship and memories we all share and cherish about our beloved high school provide the beacon from which we look back at Xavier  our school and Damulog our small, old town regardless of our varying circumstances in life.

By the time we hit the dance floor on December 5th, our very own website will have been up and running. We will be goong LIVE. We will be going ONLINE. That’s right. Right now, the domain http://xavierdedamulog.com has already been secured, courtesy of alumnus Jun Cagunan of Class ’90.

JunC, as he is fondly called, had acquired the rights to this domain and in a few months leading to the grand alumni homecoming, we will be collaborating on site and content development of our very own website. Again, we would like to stress that this effort is at no cost to the association or to the school itself. However, any contribution from the alumni community is certainly welcome. In the same token, we also expect cooperation from the school administration, especially in the development of the site’s contents, i.e. school profile, history and background, statistical information, etc.

Moreover, the promise of an online homecoming, where we can do live webcast of the event, is rested on the following factors:

a) the ability to develop the site and its content

b) the availability of the necessary webcast facilities and equipment and peripherals such as high speed internet connection, high performance computers, lcd projector, etc.

The above factors need some serious thinking and consideration and we call on the alumni community to take part not only in the brainstorming but more importantly in the actual implementation of this plan or dream. Yes, we now and should implement our dreams. That’s how hopeful and desperate we have become. Seriously.

But we believe this is not something that is impossible although we concede this is something difficult. Therefore, let us take some inspiration from the words of Muhammad Ali:

IMPOSSIBLE IS NOTHING!

Yes, we can do it! And we can do it BEST!

I was out practically the entire day yesterday to meet with a friend and high school buddy whom I haven’t seen or heard from in nearly two decades.

A few weeks back, I was surprised when he called me up as I was about to leave for home. I guess the call was prompted by several messages I sent him via his Friendster; he never responded to any of those messages, anyway. It was our first phone conversation, mind you. When we left our old town in Bukidnon, cellular phone was still unheard of then, probably still an exclusive military technology. Limited fixed telecom services were mostly confined to the nearest city at the time–Cagayan de Oro.

Jun Cagunan was a classmate from 2nd year until we graduated from high school. I recall as a freshie he did not have many friends among school mates as he spent his grade school days in a Chinese school in Cagayan de Oro. But I remember playing cards with him during our grade school years when he would come home for summer. We didn’t play pusoy dos, of course. The card game was actually a spec-war between certain automobile and plane models; whoever got the highest-spec model won the game. That simple.

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Fast forward to high school. Although JunC was relatively a new face on campus and did not have many friends, he was able to establish an acquaintance with schoolmates early on. This must have something to do with him being the son of a second generation Chinese trader who used to run a grocery that bore the sign People’s Store. This must have also earned him the monicker–Intsik. He was singkit, unlike his brother Tatang and sister Jingle; his sister Titit, however, shares his narrow eyes they inherit from their father.

JunC was into basketball as it was very popular among giggling school girls while I abandoned it in favor of softball. When we became classmates on our second year, JunC was already playing the guitar, and I thought he got more pogi points for that. He had this crush since our freshmen years with whom he was so crazy about. But the girl played it so hard that until our junior year, JunC hardly made it to the first base, or so I thought. But I could sense there was some kind of mutual attraction. But he was persistent, tenacious, and patient, and I could see early on he was this type of guy who had no trouble giving up everything for something. I was witness to countless special cards, often bearing my ‘finishing touches’ on the blank spaces, being sent consistently to his crush like they were at the municipal post office–they come regularly.

In between school, we also had gimmicks like any normal grown-up small town boys, with almost nightly session mostly consisting of alcohol and cigarette consumed not in some hippie bars because there was none in town but in those small but ‘reliable’ neighborhood sari-sari (sometimes sira sira) stores that sell liquor even to minors like us. In all those sessions, JunC registered a very good attendance rating, only that he had to pass on the glass. In exchange for his non-participation, we sort of came up with an unspoken code: he should just play the guitar until we shall have downed the last bottle of whatever spirit we fancied. That worked until we had our last session probably in the run-up to our high school graduation.

JunC hosted us friends countless noisy evenings at their house, banging their walls, doors, tables, pots and anything that gave off sound in total disregard of their neighbors’ right to a good night’s sleep after a hard day’s work. At one point, a neighbor who could no longer stand the drumming and the beating all around the house, banged their wooden wall hard, which stunned as ‘musicians’ inside. It was followed shortly by a familiar clanking. Holy s%$t, he must be loading full his FAL assault rifle already. For a moment, we were all frozen. There was absolute silence. It took ten minutes for one of us to recover from shock and to finally manage a murmur.

That was the beginning of the end of our rock star days in JunC’s house.

After graduation, we embarked on our own journeys to discover more. And that was the last time I had heard of him. Until a few weeks back.

So, it’s bonding time for old buddies. By his own admission, he is not familiar with the ins and outs of mega Manila. After deplaning in from CdO, where he had spent the last leg of his three-week vacation from his IT work in the Northern Territories, JunC txted me right away, asking me about our scheduled meeting. Since he would stay somewhere in Bicutan, I thought it would be convenient for us to meet at any place in MOA. But there was a transport glitch, so I offered to fetch him in Bicutan. Luckily, by the time I arrived at his sister’s place, the car was already available.

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While deciding where to eat, I asked if his newly-acquired Australian taste buds had any preference but I guess he was too hungry to recall any. So in the absence of any preference, we entered the first restaurant on view. There you go.

So what have you been doing the last 19 years? Family? Kids? Work? Former classmates? Old flame (his, not mine)? Parents? Sibings?
After a couple of hours, he asked to be accompanied to get his hair cut and some scalp relaxation. Barbers are not my fare these days as I find their rates ridiculous (some charging P500 per haircut, plus the customary tip of not less than P20). But momentarily, I suspended my distaste if not disgust upon JunC’s insistence I should get at least a trim, and finally took one of the empty chairs. In the next 30 mins, I allowed the barber total cranial control. After all, they call their barber’s shop SHARPER IMAGE. Well, let’s see.

As he was buffing me up, I could see there was some grain of truth to their name. I realized I am getting the hair cut that I have been wishing for years now. The last time I sported this similar cut was about seven years ago, when I dared sat at a newly-opened David’s branch which, fortunately for me, offered 50% off as part of their opening promotion. And at a quarter over a hundred, plus throw in some tip, sharpening image at that barber shoppe doesn’t hurt at all. Thanks JunC, I now know where to get buffed.

As I’m writing this, JunC might be catching up on all the lost sleep 35,000 feet above the Pacific.

PS.
Good news. JunC has offered to work on hosting a website for Xavier de Damulog High School at no cost at all. JunC and I will be collaborating on this effort and we hope to get the site up and running in time for the 40th grand alumni homecoming on December.

We are posting here an incomplete roster of XdeDHS alumni, from Class of 1974 to Class of 1983, and class 1998. There is a gap here, from Class of 1984 to Class 1997, then Class 1999 until the last batch, the Class of 2009. We hope to post here the missing classes/batches as soon as we obtain the complete list.

Again, for those who can access this roster, feel free to update the list /names. That way, we will be able to maintain a current, updates listing of our co-alumni. Here we go:

Class ‘73

The Pioneers

Abella, Romeo

Almacen, Rudy

Alta, Wilfredo

Ares, Filemon Jr.

Badlon, Roseller

Bagas, Antonio

Baylon, Roberto

Borlado, Jurry

Catian, Alfredo

Cejas, Felix

Cuizon, Juan Jr.

Dalugdog, Rotelio

Durango, Jovencio

Estudillo, Simplicio

Fredeluces, Marvin

Gabonada, Ernesto

Gabut, Bruno Jr.

Gica, Pedro

Goso, Godofredo

Lozano, Danilo

Magdua, Menecio

Malazarte, Ricardo

Mandacayan, Roberto

Medrano, Jesus

Montejo, Peter

Morre, Ireneo

Nitafan, Nestor

NuÑez, Arturo

NuÑez, Danilo

NuÑez, Jeremias

NuÑez, Rafael

Obas, Salustiano

Oro, Michael

Orque, Emmanuel

Palo, Adolfo

Paradillo, Victoriano Jr.

Pioquinto, Eufracio

Ramiso, Venerando

Ranan, Bertolo

Salarda, Jesus

Sayre, Nicanor

Sotto, Francisco Jr.

Taguiamon, Oscar

Tirado, Henry

Valiente, Jesus Jr.

Wapele, Dominador

Acenas-PACURSA, R.N., Annabella

Aposaga, Merlinda

Babaylan, Rachel

Badic, Juereza

Bagas, Marites

Bamboa, Elnora

Batonghinog, Terencia

Canones, Eleuteria

Canoy, Constancia

Concepcion, Bernadette

Durango, Rebecca

Elarco, Estelita

Elevera, Alberta

Gabonada, Editha

Gallentes, Erlinda

Juntilla, Praxedes

Kaingles, Crispina

Llacuna, Rita

Llanita, Elenita

Marban, Norma

NuÑez, Letecia

NuÑes, Lilia

NuÑez, Nelia

Orque, Marcelina

Orzal, Rosalina

Orzal, Teresita

Perales, Betty

Piquero, Adelaida

Pontilla, Jesus

Rabuya, Lydia

Ramirez, Myrna

Saldua, Minda

Salmasan, Maria

Salomes, Eva

Sarquial, Fe

Sarquial, Wenefreda

Sumagang, Marilou

Tapia, Evangeline

Tejero, Isabelita

Class of 1974

AGUSTIN, Edgar

BANGKIL, Baudillo

BARENQUE, Regino

CABIGQUEZ, Arnalo

CAPABLANCA, Jaime

DUPIT, Modesto

ENRIQUEZ, Samuel

ESTUDILLO, Tomas

FLOR, Ruben

FREDELUCES, Jesse

GABUT, Julio

GAQUIT, Danilo

GICA, Noli

IGOT, Antonio

MEDRANO, Jose

MORALES, Roque

NITAFAN, Manuel

OLAER, Crispo

ORZAL, Gregorio

PIOQUINTO, Arnulfo

QUIJANO, Eduardo

RAMIREZ, Carlito

SARQUIAL, Florencio Jr.

TAGALONGAN, Roldan

TAGARDA, Marino

TENEFRANCIA, Jeremias

TIMBAL, Jose

TIMBAL, Sofronio

VALMORES, Efren

VELASQUEZ, Antonio

ABAN, Fortunata

ALMACEN, Ely

BAQUIANO, Luz

CAGA, Evarista

DAYATA-CATURAY, Virginia

ESTUDILLO, Marilyn

GABUT, Sofia

IPANAG, Vivian

JAMOROL, Lucila

MAGDUA-TAN, Tiburcia

MEDRANO, Partocenia

MONTEJO-PIQUERO, Jerry

MORRE, Marilou

NERI, Aidie

PERALES, Consorcia

RABUYA, Josephine

TEJERO, Rosalinda

TERO-ABADILLA, M.D., Myrna (+)

TIMBAL, Nonita

TIRADO, Rosemarie

VELASQUEZ, Julieta

Class of 1975*

ADSUARA, Angelita

AMOGUIS, Helen

ASIGNAR-RACHO, Virginia

CARCILLER, Rosalio

DUPIT, Maximo

GABONADA, Lorenzo

GALLENTES, Erlinda

GUNAYAN, Doroteo

IPANAG, Evelyn

IPANAG, Lorna

JANOLINO-ORQUE, Flora

LICAYAN, Crisologo

MARBELLA, Verna

MEDRANO, Rosalinda

MONTEJO, Zenaida

MORRE, Marilou

NERI, Oscar

NUÑEZ, Arturo

NUÑEZ, Nena

NUÑEZ, Delia

OCATE, Enriquita

OLMILLA, RENERO

PEQUIRO, Aida

PIOQUINTO, Aniano

PIQUERO, Leonardo

RIO, Elmo

RIVERO, Carmencita

SINTO, Eddie

TAGARDA, Rosalinda

TUMARONG, Jaime

VALIENTE, Cristulo

*for verification


Class of 1976

ABAYATO, Ike

ABCEDE, Antonio

APOSAGA, Edwin

BACO, Alex

BAYLON, Lorgy

DURAN, Vicente

DURANGO, Manuel

MARESCAL, Pedro

NUÑEZ, Levi

ORO, Saturnino

PEPITO, Edgar

PIOQUINTO, Hermes

RAMISO, Felicito

TEJERO, Geminis

TERO, Renato

TINACO, Anecito

AGOR, Evelyn

ARIAS, Amalia

Babol, Lilian

BUENAFLOR, Thelma

CANOY, Laura

CASTIGON, Casina

COLINARES, Marianita

ENDRINA, Ester

GOSO, Rosita

GRITARE, Lita

IGOT, Eleonor

JAMOROL,  Joselyn

JUMAWID, Consolacion

MARAASIN, Leonisa

MICABALO, Zul

NITAFAN, Teresita

OCDENARIA, Nieves

ORO, Prima

ORO, Sinforiana

PIOQUINTO, Conrada

SANCHEZ, Jeana

SIBANDAL, Lilia

TAC-AN-LUBGUBAN, Delia

TIMBAL, Paz

VALCORZA, Marygen

YAMO, Virginia

YSALINA, Lourdjane

Class of 1977

ADSUARA, Bienvenido

ARIAS, Santiago

BAGAS, Alfredo

BAGAS, Floro

BALABAG, James

BORLADO, Jerry

ESTRIBELLO, Nicasio

HALLAZGO, Rodulfo

LOZANO, Victor

NUÑEZ, Anastacio Jr.

OMEGA, Margarito

PARADILLO, Jaime

PEREDES, Nazareno

SALMASAN, Urbano Jr.

SALOMES, Edgardo

TAGALONGAN, Ismael

TENEFRANCIA, Silverio

TERO, Armando

TERO, Danilo

VERDIDA, Eliseo

ABCEDE, Eulagia

BALDESPIÑOSA, Edwinda

BIGTASIN, Carmelita

CABATUAN, Nena

DAYATA, Adela

DOLOTALLAS-POLISTICO, Elena

DURAN, Luz

IGOT, Reyna

JADRAQUE, Cresenciana

MACADINE, Erlinda

MENDOZA, Elvie

MERCADO, Guadalupe

MORRE, Virginia

OBAS, Elenita

OBAS, Letecia

ORZAL, Carmelita

RABUYA-FERRIS, Ester

SAYRE, Anastacia

TAGARDA, Delfina

URBANO, Anita

VALIENTE, Maria

VALLERA, Eden

Class of 1978

ABAYATO, Wainwright

BADILLES, Jorge Jr.

BORRES, Glorito

DELA PEÑA, Edilberto Jr.

DIANCIN, Edgar

DOLORMENTE, Leobardo

IGOT, Clemente Jr.

IPANAG, Saldie

LABADO, Primo Jr.

LEDESMA, Faustino Jr.

LIMETAREZ, Raymundo

MONDEJAR, Carlos

MORALES, Dardanillo

NUÑEZ, Alexier

NUÑEZ, Raul

ORQUE, Gomercendo

PACATAN, Roberto

PASENO, Nicolas Jr.

PEQUIRO, Rufo

PIOQUINTO, Erico

ROMANO, Armando

SOTTO, Rogelio

SUMAGANG, Genes

TINAMPAY, Pedro

TINGSON, Eduardo

VIRTUDAZO, Ricardo

ALMACEN, Annie

AMOGUIS, Editha

ARENDAIN, Cecelia

ARIAS, Virginia

ARNEJO, Simplicia

BADIC, Tessie

BALDESPIÑOSA, Jeanie

BALISTA, Perla

BERRO, Teresita

BUCAL, Helen

CAMASURA, Leonida

DANGIN, Beatriz

DONIAHAN, Marilie

FUENTES, Minda

GABONADA, Magdalena

GABUTAN, Mila

GRITARE, Editha

GUSTILO, Corazon

HALLASGO, Alma

INTERVENCION, Merelie

LICAYAN, Ester

MANAYAGA, Emelia

MERCADO, Mercelita

MICABALO, Alma

NIGRIDO, Phoebe

NUÑEZ, Emerita

ORQUE, Melba

ORQUE, Vivencia

PEPITO, Anamerced

PONTEJOS, Evangeline

QUIA-OT-HALLASGO, Saturnina

SALOMES, Evelyn

SAYRE, Estelita

TABON, Epifania

TENEFRANCIA, Mila

TIRADO, Grace

TUMARONG, Nenita

VELASQUEZ, Aida

VELASQUEZ-REDULLA, Elsa

Class of 1979

ATON, Ambrosio

AVILA, Expedito

BADIC, Vicente

BALDIVINO, Claudio

BAO, Roberto

BORRES, Gaudencio Jr.

CABACTULAN, Jimmy

CAMASURA, Ariston

DIANCIN, Greg

DOLOTALLAS, Elfor

LABADO, Ambrosio

LAMOSTE, Leo

LOZANO, Jose Jr.

MARAASIN, Beviolito

MEDRANO, Carlito

QUIA-OT, Andres

ROLUMA, Raul

SARAUS, Nestor

TAGARDA, Apolinario Jr.

TERO, Leo

TIBURCIO, Mario

TIMBAL, Deogenes

TIRADO, Belindo

UYANGURIN, Zosimo

VIRTUDAZO, Reynaldo

ABAN, Nena

ABAYATO, Junelyn

ARES, Lita

BALAGAS, Maxima

BAYLON, Aurelia

BULALA, Cecilia

CAAYAMAN, Charlita

CAMASO-HARMAN, Marites

CANOY, Elvira

CARCILLER-SUNOG, Gloria

DALUGDOG, Escolastica

DONIAHAN, Remelia

HILADO, Vencia

IGTOS, Merlita

JANGAO, Raquel

LAMOSTE, Flora

MALAZARTE, Fe

MORRE, Marilyn

NERI, Alma

OCATE, Lorena

OCDENARIA-OLIVO, Odulina

PIOQUINTO, Basilisa

QUIJANO, Normelita

SAMPANG, Arsenia

SUNGAHID, Roselie

TAC-AN, Luz

TIMBAL, Lina

TOLEDO, Mauricia

VELASQUEZ, Rosemarie

VIRTUDAZO, Elizabeth

YAMO, Susana

Class of 1980

ADSUARA, Danilo

AGOR, Felix

AGOR, Jim

ALISON, Jurie

ARNADO, Noel

ARQUILOS, Apolinario

BACO, Florencio

BACO, Vicente

BACO, Winefredo

COLAGO, Edilberto

COLAGO, Francisco

DEMECILLO, Rogelio

DOLORMENTE, Felix

DURAN, Antonio

DURAN, Rufino

ESTRIBILLO, Eddie

FREDELUCES, Porferio Jr.

GABUT, Mariano

JANDAYAN, Rufo

LAGUE, Roland

MALAZARTE, Roel

MICABALO, Rocky

OLMILLA, Edgardo

PAGULONG, Casimero

PEÑALOSA, Rafael

PERALES, Doroteo

PERALES, Emmanuel

SALMASAN, Pedro

SAROCAM, Bonifacio

TAHANLANGIT, Julieto

TAN, Herberto

TERO, Roberto

DE ASIS, Emma

BADILLES, Marcelia

BALARIAS, Erlina

BELTRAN, Marilyn

BUENAFLOR, Genaline

BUENAFLOR, Josephine

DAIRO, Regina

DURANGO, Erlinda

DAYATA, Emerita

ESTUDILLO, Rizalina

FELIZARTA, Jocelyn

FUENTES, Guillerma

GABOY, Rufa

GALLENTES, Myrna

GONEDA, Florencia

GRIENGO, Letecia

LACANDULA, Emma

LACIERDA, Amalia

LAGUE, Magdalena

MONTEJO, Marlou

NERI, Amie

NUÑEZ, Juanita

OBAS, Nenita

ORZAL, Elizabeth

PERALES, Virginia

PIOQUINTO, Nila

RATUNIL, Victoria

REDELOSA, Lolita

SIMBAJON, Leonila

SUNGAHID, Josephine

TAGALONGAN-BADIC, Emma

TAGARDA, Magdalena

TIMBAL, Ramonita

TIRADO, Fe

VELESQUEZ, Edna

Class of 1981

ABAYATO, Antonio Jr.

AGOR, Rogelio

AUGUIS, Rodrigo

BAGAS, Alfonso Jr.

BARARODIN, Haniford

BUENAFLOR, Agustin

BULALA, Roganciano

BURO, Damasco

JANOLINO, Charlie

JANOLINO, Eldie

LACANDULA, Benjamin

LAUGO, Erlito

MISSION, Camilo

MORRE, Mario

OCDENARIA, Agerico

PEREZ, Pompeyo

PEQUIRO, Dennis

PIOQUINTO, Mauro

QUIA-OT, Gerardo

SAMONLAY, Jurie

SIBANDAL, Silbino

SOSMENA, Leopoldo

TAGALONGAN, Roque

TAN, Antonio

TIMBAL, Mateo

VALLENTE, Venerando

AMOGUIS, Julieta

ARENDAIN, Elvie

BADELLES, Lucy

BAQUIANO, Delia

BELTRAN, Marilou

CAINOY, Estela

DAVIS, Salome

DELA CALZADA-OLMILLA, Nelma

DUMANADAN, Elvira

FUENTES, Nelia

GARCIANO, Marites

GOGO, Alecia

GRITARE, Nenita

IPANAG, Charmaine

JABILLO, Cristina

JUNTILLA, Marilou

LABADO, Benita

LACANDULA, Milagros

LICAYAN, Gloria

LUGA, Lina

MALINAO, Felicita

MARAASIN, Jovelita

MORALES, Carmelita

NAVARRO, Agripina

NUÑEZ, Albis

PEPITO, Eleonor

PIOQUINTO, Marcelina

QUIJANO, Cristita

RABUYA, Zenaida

RAMIREZ, Josephine

SAAVEDRA, Visitacion

SALOMES, Emelie

SUNGKAL, Elvisa

TEJERO, Teresa

Class of 1982*


PARADILLO, Benedicto

RASONABE, Maximo

SARQUIAL, Recto

SECUSANA, Eladio Jr.

TERO, Ruben

TIRADO, Ulyses

VALLENTE, Remegio Jr.

ADSUARA, Margarita

ALIPIN, Amparo

AMOGUIS, Wilma

ARQUIZA, Sanie

BADIC, Susan

BAJA, Rizalina

BAJAO, Grace

BAUTISTA, Florife

BITCO, Imilda

BITOON, Margie

BORRES, Lorly

DONIAHAN, Alicia

FLORENTINO, Belen

GONZAGA, Vergie

INTERVENCION, Nina

JAMOROL, Jonah

JUNTILLA, Laura

MENDOZA, Mary Ann

NAVARRO, Virgelia

PEREZ, Phoebe Theresa

PONTEJOS, Nimpa

SARQUIAL, Rosemarie

SAYRE, Rebecca

SUNGAHID, Delia

SUNGAHID, Yamma

SUNOG, Juvy

TAMPUS, Catalina

TAN, Elma

TERO, Lorna

*for verification


Class of 1983

ABSALON, Eduardo

APOSAGA, Cresincio

ARENDAIN, Danilo

ARIAS, Joseph

BAJA, Manuel

BORRES, Artemio

CANUBAS, Dominador

ENCARNACION, Romanchito

GONZAGA, Santiago

HINAMPAS, Casiano Jr.

JOSOL, Efren

JUNTILLA, Reynaldo

LILOC, Cresencio

LLANITA, Mario

MALAZARTE, German

MARAASIN, Leo

MEJARES, Rolando

NAVARRO, Maximiano

PAUSAL, Nilo

PEQUIRO, Zaldy

QUIJANO, Julieto

RAMISO, Leonardo

RASONABE, Cesar

RELACION, Poncio

SALDAÑA, Romeo

SALUD, Felmar

SENADOS, Regino

TERO, Gerome

ABEJUELA, Ruth

BABATE, Erligemma

BAGAS, Nila

BAJA, Elizabeth

BALANSAG, Rosalie

BAMBOA, Tita

BELTRAN, JOHNNA

BITOON, Rodilyn

COLAGO, Zenaida

CUIZON, Julieta

DONIAHAN, Esmerna

GARCIANO, Beberlita

GETIGAN, Agnes

HALLASGO, Guillerma

IGTOS, Gina

LADE, Maria Luz

LAGUE, Anastacia

MACUA, Jocelyn

MANCAO, Maria Consolacion

MARAASIN, Merlita

MORALES, Antonia

MORATA, Melinda

OLMILLA, Edna

OLMILLA, Elisa

SALDAÑA, Elma

TALADUA, Gemma

TENEFRANCIA, Vilma

VALERIO, Elma

ZABALIERRO, Tita

Class of 1998

ADSUARA, Angelo Jr.

ALINAS, Jorge Jr.

ANGGAMAY, Rico

ASOMBRADO, Lloyd

BALARIAS, Carlito Jr.

BALUSAN, Joenell

BANTOLINAO, Arthuro

BURO, Reynieboy

BOSQUIT, Elvez

CABUDBUD, Teofilo Jr.

CATURAY, Rogie P.

CARCILLER, Roel

CARVAJAL, Roberto

COLIPANA, Gilbert

COLIS, Danny

COME, Niño

DALAGUIT, Rodel

DELANTAR, Anasario Jr.

GARCIANO, Adonis

LADESMA, Emer

LUBATO, Harvey

LUCERO, Regio

MACABUDBUD, Adjerico

MARATA, Ranilo

MASILANG, Aldwin

NUÑEZ, Adan

OCDENARIA, Eric

OLIVA, Joel

SETIAR, Edgar

RETIQUEZ, Joel

SIBAL, Eric Jun

SUAREZ, JOHNNYSIAN

SUMAGANG, Cleover

TABANAO, Vergel

TAGALONGAN, Adam

VALLENTE, Eugene

VALMORIA, Bencesar

VADAL, Jerson

ACIERTO, Jennifer

ALBARICO, Marilyn

ARTAJO, Analou

BAJAO, Wyla

BARICUATRO, Rosemarie

BITOON, Roselyn

BOSQUIT, Judilyn

CABANAYAN, Daily

CAMASO, Grece

CARBADILLA, Suseta

COME, Divina

DAHAN, Sherry Mae

DIALO, Mirasol

GALLARDO, Analee

GEÑOSO, Catherine

LADAO, Suzette

LLACUNA, Jeselyn

LUCERO, Felgrace

MADELOZO, Arlene

NENEZ, Gemma

OGA, Annie

OTADOY, Odesa

PACATAN, Jennilyn

PEQUIRO, Shiela Mae

PERALES, Imee

PERALES, Meldred

PILIPINAS, Marjorie

PIQUERO, Daryll

PODADOR, Rovelyn

RACHO, Ritchelle

REVILLA, Ophelia

ROLDAN, Elsie

RUTA, Amilyn

SOLAR, Genalina

SUBRADO, Arlyn

TAGALONGAN, Mylin

TURAN, Phoebe

UYANGURIN, Merlita

YBAÑEZ, Editha

This post is all about our high school favorites.

For fun, let’s have some kind of survey here, recalling what our favorites were when we were students in XdDHS. Not only this is going to be fun; this activity will exercise your dormant gray matter. And of course, this will bring out those naughty smiles, guffaws even, at mere recall of those “favorites” for reasons you’ll soon share and we’ll soon discover here. Remember that laughter may not be the best medicine but it is a free medicine, an antidote to our stressful and AH1N1-threatened life.

Let’s begin with our FAVORITE SUBJECT, which will then segue into “Who was your favorite teacher in high school?”

Please don’t just post in a cryptic “Math” or “English” for an answer; take some time to explain why in a paragraph or two.

Now, this is more fun, or shall I say, serious fun, whatever that means to you. Again, spare some few lines to tell us why he/she is your favorite. You may tell us how that teacher influenced your life, academic and otherwise, and the choices you made later on.

Remember this: Your favorite subject may not be taught by your favorite teacher, or vice versa.

Example:

Your favorite subject was Algebra which was handled by Mrs. Brown; your favorite teacher was Mr. Brown, who taught Social Studies.

In some cases, your favorite subject may have been taught by your favorite teacher.

For those whose memory of their teacher/s were kind of unpleasant or traumatic, keep the rage leashed at the moment for we shall allot some space here for those memories. We’ll do some kind of TAKSIAPO here. Remember TAKSIAPO. You may have watched it featured on local TV. I’ll tell you about it later on.

Meanwhile, share those memories here.

As promised a few weeks back, I will be posting on this site the roster of all alumni of the Xavier de Damulog High School.

For this post, it is but proper to begin with the pioneering class, the first graduates of XdeDHS.

I relied on the list furnished by the office of the principal. I then invite those belonging to the pioneering class to send/post their updates on this site. Updates are important especially among female members since many of them, I believe, have appended their names already, as customarily done, after getting married or after earning those titled degrees in engineering, medicine, or law and those extra graduate degrees like MAs and Ph.Ds. I therefore encourage you guys to add those important degree letters to your names not really to show importance but to remind you of the long journey you have taken and the difficulties along the way before earning such distinction. Also, it might be helpful for the rest of the alumni community who may avail/require your services. (Whether it is paid or in gratis, it’s up to you.)

Now, here’s the list of the PIONEERS:

Class ‘73

Abella, Romeo

Almacen, Rudy

Alta, Wilfredo

Ares, Filemon Jr., now a priest at the San Andres Parish in Maramag, Bukidnon

Badlon, Roseller

Bagas, Antonio

Baylon, Roberto

Borlado, Jurry, is now residing in Manila

Catian, Alfredo

Cejas, Felix

Cuizon, Juan Jr.

Dalugdog, Rotelio

Durango, Jovencio

Estudillo, Simplicio

Fredeluces, Marvin

Gabonada, Ernesto

Gabut, Bruno Jr.

Gica, Pedro

Goso, Godofredo

Lozano, Danilo

Magdua, Menecio, now retired from Philpost-Damulog branch

Malazarte, Ricardo

Mandacayan, Roberto

Medrano, Jesus

Montejo, Peter

Morre, Ireneo

Nitafan, Nestor

Nuñez, Arturo

Nuñez, Danilo

Nuñez, Jeremias

NuÑez, Rafael

Obas, Salustiano

Oro, Michael

Orque, Emmanuel

Palo, Adolfo

Paradillo, Victoriano Jr.

Pioquinto, Eufracio

Ramiso, Venerando

Ranan, Bertolo

Salarda, Jesus

Sayre, Nicanor, now retired police officer

Sotto, Francisco Jr.

Taguiamon, Oscar

Tirado, Henry, a seafarer, married Engr. Evelyn Agor

Valiente, Jesus Jr.

Wapele, Dominador

Acenas, Annabella M., now a Pacursa and a nurse working in the UK

Aposaga, Merlinda

Babaylan, Rachel

Badic, Juereza

Bagas, Marites

Bamboa, Elnora

Batonghinog, Terencia

Canones, Eleuteria

Canoy, Constancia

Concepcion, Bernadette

Durango, Rebecca

Elarco, Estelita

Elevera, Alberta

Gabonada, Editha

Gallentes, Erlinda

Juntilla, Praxedes

Kaingles, Crispina

Llacuna, Rita

Llanita, Elenita

Marban, Norma

Nuñez, Letecia

Nuñez, Lilian Hegetschweiler

Nuñez, Nelia

Orque, Marcelina

Orzal, Rosalina

Orzal, Teresita

Perales, Betty

Piquero, Adelaida

Pontilla, Jesus

Rabuya, Lydia

Ramirez, Myrna

Saldua, Minda

Salmasan, Maria

Salomes, Eva

Sarquial, Fe

Sarquial, Wenefreda, now lives in Damulog and married to Mr. Boy Dayata

Sumagang, Marilou

Tapia, Evangeline

Tejero, Isabelita

I took the liberty of updating some of the members whom I know personally, but please feel free to correct me should you find something incorrect in those updates.

Now, as an added feature, I am inviting members of this class to send their class photo, if ever anyone among you guys is able to keep that collector’s item, if such photo survived for three decades at all. It’s time to ransack your kabans and rip those old albums for old times’ sake.

Bring them on.

PS.

You may email to me those photos (than you scanned) at wowbukidnon@yahoo.com.

It’s a date! December 3-5, 2009.

Mark your calendar for we shall paint the town red.

I am inviting all alumni and friends of Xavier de Damulog High School to block December 3-5 off their schedules as we give time to celebrate the 40th Foundation Day of our beloved high school.

Please help spread the good news around.

You may contact the principal’s office at 09193249746 for more details. Or, you may call this number in case you have any ideas on how to make the grand homecoming more memorable : 09285501849.

We still have enough time to prepare for the big date. So, save up to gas up for the long trip down memory lane.

See you!

I just  received the list of XdeDHS alumni that the principal, the hardworking Ms. Ruffa S, sent through an alumnus, Juri Samonlay. But it was my classmate, Josie Magdugo, who brought the list to me when I met with her at the Gateway in Cubao. Thanks, Josie. 

I was fascinated as I went over the list. I could not help but wax nostalgic as Josie handed me the list. But as I went through the list, I noticed there were missing batches, all 24 of them, including ours! Anyway, I hope Madam Ruffa can send me the remaining missing batches. I shall be posting here the list starting from Batch ’73, the pioneers, until Batch ’88, as these are all I got.

Meanwhile, keep sending whatever you have about our school, i.e photos, articles, stories, or anything under the sun. The only criterion is that it should be printable, publishable, readable. 

Keep posting!

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