Monol Launches Photo Essay Contest for Term A Students

There’s always beauty in everything. Despite the long farewell of bright sunshine, sun blocks and shades, and beach season, there are a whole lot other kind of beauty brought by ephemeral rainy season — and that beauty was captured by students

Following the Photo Essay Contest for term B students, term A’s turn to showcase their photography and writing skills has opened. Students’ photos and essays revolved around their favorite spot in Baguio City, their closest friends in Monol, and the reason they chose Monol International. Winners were announced at the End-of-term Activities held at B4 Dining Hall on July 21, 2017.

The students received certificates and cash prize for winning in the said competition.

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Students Bag Awards for Winning the Photo Essay Contest

Monol International Education Institute – Six students, two from each level, were awarded for having had submitted exemplary photos and essays at the Photo Essay Contest organized for Group B students.

Hard work and a little pinch of creativity do pay-off. Although summer has finally ceased this month, the students’ were efficiently able to submit snaps and tales about what they love about Baguio City, their summer experience in the Philippines, and what motivates them to study English. Winners received cash and certificates at the said event held at the End-of-term party on June 9 this year.

Photo Essay Contest for Term A students will be held next month. Keep posted for more updates!

Click on the image below to view the winning entries.



Winners of first Photo Essay contest in Monol announced

During the past month, Monol launched its very first Photo Essay contest in the academy to give a little spice to the usual essay writing contest regularly organized. For the said competition, seven winners were named and although the weather in Baguio is mostly rainy and cloudy, the winners’ entries talked about their fun experiences and adventures at the beach and other tourist destinations in the Philippines, which are considered to be the must-see places during the summer season.  Continue reading

Bowling Night!

Monol’s basketball court was teeming with giddy energy and excitement around 6:20PM last night. Little by little, the court was filled with people, leaving others wondering why these guys are outside on a very cold night. A few minutes later, at 6:30PM, 40 individuals started gathering together and formed lines. Jun, the student assistant, then, called the names written on his list one by one, waiting for an “Aye!” or a “Here!” from the person as he checks attendance.

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What to look forward to on your first day at Monol

It’s always the busiest and the most hectic during the first few days of a term at Monol. Not counting the activities upon the students’ arrival, the usual hustle and bustle in the campus is usually observed as early as 7:30 AM on the first Monday of a term, as teachers and managers prepare for the materials and venues for the students’ level test. By 8:30 AM, everything will be all set – the test papers, the audio files, and the teachers.

The students will, then, sit down, get their brains into working, and start taking the test.

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