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Faking a kiss and posting photos of their naughty poses on Facebook have gotten six graduating high school boys into hot water. School authorities threaten to bar them from joining Friday’s graduation rites. Video by INQUIRER.net’s Cathy Miranda


MANILA, Philippines—It was a joke that officials of a Catholic high school in Marikina City didn’t find funny.

About 600 kilometers from a Catholic learning institution in Cebu City where two graduating girls are embroiled in a “bikini photo” controversy, six senior high school boys from the Infant Jesus Academy in Marikina City might not be able to march on stage, too, and get their diplomas.

This after the teenage boys, still in school uniform, simulated a kiss in public on Monday and posted photos of their naughty prank on social networking site Facebook.

On Thursday, the boys accompanied by their parents went to Radyo Inquirer to seek the help of the AM station’s “Isumbong Mo Kay Tulfo” program.

They said that as a punitive action, the school will not let them join Friday’s commencement exercises. And even as they will be officially recognized as graduates, they cannot take their diplomas yet, one of the parents told INQUIRER.net.

The parent also quoted Infant Jesus Academy chancellor Peter Mallonga as saying the school diploma is “sacred.”

“For them, the school diploma is sacred. They will give it to the students as the punishment will not be for life. But it will take two years, three years, four years, even eight years,” she claimed.

“The officials said they (boys) are not deserving as of the moment to receive their diplomas,” she quoted school officials as saying.

The boys, aged between 16 and 17, will be given certification by the school, however, to allow them to enrol in universities, even without their diplomas.

School officials said the students have violated a guideline of the institution, banning “any conduct inside or outside the campus which brings the student, his/her family and the school in disrepute.”

The photos, for the officials, were “damaging” to the reputation of the Catholic institution.

But one of the students said it was only a camera trick and done for fun’s sake.

“We tried to explain that those were just camera tricks, but they did not listen to us,” one of the students said.

In Cebu City, two graduating girls had broken a school rule at Saint Theresa’s College,which bans posting Internet pictures that show “ample body exposure”, and barred the student from their graduation ceremony.

The girl’s family on Tuesday filed a civil suit at a Cebu Regional Trial Court, which on Friday reprimanded the school for the harsh punishment and ordered the Catholic institution to let the girls take their diplomas on stage.

The Philippines is about 80-percent Catholic and the church is hugely influential, regularly campaigning against divorce and birth control. With AFP


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  • just_anotherperson

     It is the fault of the school and the parents for failing to properly guide the children.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ALKESJ6WGQJERE32UCMRDDBHIE Ali Vergel

    Type ni Father yang mga ganyan

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3CKTN4Y7PNDL33JQJLHP2RFJKA Piola Pascuall

      YUNG MGA AYAW NG RULES punta sa bundok doon walang batas

      • ako_to

        Nsa bundok ka siguro ngayon…araw gabi ka jan kasama mga fafa mo?

      • indiots

        mayroon. ang batas matitira ang malakas at matibay. kung mahina ka sorry ka na lang.

  • staad

    pakikialam na naman ng rcc. 

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3CKTN4Y7PNDL33JQJLHP2RFJKA Piola Pascuall

       punta kayo sa bundok, doon walang batas, walang rules

  • phantomofhope

    mga siraulo kasi eh

  • gudwil2all

    yung opisiyal na magnanakaw pinapanigan ng simbahan
    samantalang mga istudiyanteng gumawa ng katuwaan ay pinaparusahan

    • archangel uriel

      si bishop cruz lang naman ang sobrang vocal kasi gumaganti lang kay pnoy dahil sa suv scandal ng mga bishops. dapat sa mga bishops magbasa nun 2 buks ni ekhart tolle (earth awakening and the power of now) para maintindihan nila ang sarili at bawat isa sa atin.

  • helenrose

    ang dapat parusahan ninyo ay ang mga pari na gumagawa ng malaswa at na e invoved sa mga sex scandal, huwag ang mga menor de edad na natural lang na nakakagawa ng ganito sa katuwaan lang, at walang malisya., kaya hindi uma asenso ang pilipinas dahil sa maga baluktot na katuwiran na ganito..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L36JQMLYXF4ZEYPMJO5LBHOXS4 David

    Not that I’m necessarily judging those boys, but I really wonder if they really…really…reaaaaaaaaaaaaally thought long and hard before they pulled off this supposed prank.

  • kwangkwang

    if no one will discipline these misguided kids who else will

  • http://twitter.com/retoot aris alfaro

    hmm. pano kung may isang estujante, in or outside skool, na nangungulangot at kinunan ng camera ng tropa nya, den i-post sa fesbuk. e di yari siya ngayon kasi, what, lewd behaviour o kung ano mang rason?

  • BacolodBoy

    hmmmm freedom of expression has dimension. it has to respect some norms….sus naman na mga kabataan lahat nalang katuwaan. 

    kasi tulad ng malalaswa na mga sex video dapat sa mga gumaw niyan kino condemn sa public para di tularan!!!

    wala ng mga values kasi sa maliit na bagay ina allow. kaya dapat parusahan mga bata na yan!!!

    ibartulina

  • wilms1963

    makaka -enrol naman pala sa college eh…. mag silbing  aral sana sa kanila yan…wag nyo
     ng kunsintihin pa

  • archangel uriel

    if i were the parent of this boy. sa harapan ng principal sisinturunin ko ang anak ko. and i would ask my son to apologize ke trick o hind ang ginawa sa facebuk. mali talaga ang ginawa ng anak nyo misses. pag yan ang binigay na parusa tanggapin nyo hindi naman siya inexpelled. disiplinahin po ninyo yang anak nyo para lumaking matino.

    • anobayan101

      sabi daw kasi yung may ari ng school harapharapan binabastos yung mga students sa harap ng mga parents kaya nagalit yung mga parents… mali nga yung mga bata pero as a teacher dapat magpakita rin yung may-ari ng school nag respeto pare parehas lang sila na may mali….

      • archangel uriel

        pag ako parent pagalitan ko ang teachers dahil wala silang modo but i wont favor my son.. .. sisinturunin ko pa rin ang anak ko sa harap ng prinsipal at teacher to show them i do not tolerate my son. . . ayaw kong lumaki ang anak ko na maging katulad ni chief justice corona.

      • superconcerned_citizen

        i super like your way of thinking archangel uriel. isa ka talagang anghel, patron of lawyers. salamat naman at may katulad mo pa. 

      • anobayan101

        ^ true, but still all of them made mistakes…

      • archangel uriel

        yup, that’s why we have to correct what is wrong. . . .

  • anobayan101

    camera tricks lang pala ano bang problema ng school??? sobrang parusa naman yan para sa mga bata….. at ang unfair naman nila ang may picture na naghahalikan sa loob ng campus pinagsabihan lang samantalang yung nasa labas ng campus at gumamait lang ng camera tricks hndi na agad  mkaka graduate…  anobayan!!!

    • superconcerned_citizen

      hindi ka dapat nagcocomment ng ganyan kasi di mo naman alam kung totoo yang sinasabi nila. one-sided ka 

      • anobayan101

        ehh paano kung totoo…. and i dont think na magrereport yung mga batang yan sa media and authority kung puro kasinungalingan lang yung sinasabi nila,they will be wasting their time and will be digging their own graves sila rin ang mapapahamak kung nagsisinungaling sila. Kung ako yung parent and i know that my son made a mistake i won’t dare bringing him to the media i’ll just make a fool out of ourselves… think about it anong mapapala mo sa pagsabi ng kasinungalingan sa media?  btw that is my opinion please respect and don’t judge too much posting those words makes me think that you are judgmental as well

      • anobayan101

        and ohh one last thing who are you to manipulate my opinion? by telling me that i’m one-sided, that made you one-sided as well 

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NRHIS6G5OD3BBV2FWAMDO4TI5Y stan l

        potek sabi niya kanina wag daw tayong mag comment, pero heto siyang sumsagot pa hahahaha

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Frank-Zappa/1558735670 Frank Zappa

    tama yung punishment..ano na lang gagawin ng mga yan sa susunod? baka sex video na yan next..

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/2NEBHDFTR4NVZWQW5XXLWSR3CE Cat

      Anlaki naman ng difference ng kissing photos vs a sex video.  Pero ano ba talaga ang issue dito: that boys are kissing or that students are posting photos of themselves kissing? In the video above they said that female students posted photos of themselves kissing as well but they were simply admonished.

      • anobayan101

        the boys posted photos the looked like they were kissing (they said it was camera tricks) and they got into big trouble while the female students who really kissed,lips to lips as was said, inside the campus only got admonished

    • anobayan101

      grabe halik lang sex video na agad parang snabi mo na rin na tiningnan ka lang balak ka ng patayin mag-isip ka nga muna!!!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GZ3S6UPSMKRIXTU2YKZUFIXDJU Allan D

      Were you part of the Inquisition in your past life?

  • Jawili1

    I won’t say the behaviour is a reflection of being in disrepute, but rather poor judgment on the part of these students.Punishment meted by the school reminds me of living in the dark ages. I wonder what the Dept. of Education has to say about it. Perhaps the Catholic Schools need to reflect their approach in their disciplinary approach. I think there’s a passage or story in the bible that mentioned something about  letting  the first person who is free of sin  or wrong doing  throw the first stone/rock upon a sinner ——— I would hope that it’ll remind everyone of us of this teaching and humbleness. It’s time for the Catholic or any Religious Educational Institution to be in tune with changing times and adapt. Welcome to the 21st Century!!!

    • superconcerned_citizen

      i think it would be better for us not to comment about this because we do not know all the sides of the story. it is also unfair to pose judgment on the catholic church that they are not in tune with the changing times. does adapting to changing times require tolerating behaviors that discriminate some groups of people like the gays? THINK ABOUT IT

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/UGU5FKXXOFSEKAK756ZGWMDT7Y Noel

        Has there ever been any issue in the history of the world where any person knew all the sides of the story? If that’s a requirement in order to be able to comment on anything, then nobody will ever be able to speak about anything, ever. Let us also delete the databases for all the internet forums in the world because no one there ever knew all the sides to any story. Simply put, “knowing all the sides of the story” is obviously always an impossibility.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/UGU5FKXXOFSEKAK756ZGWMDT7Y Noel

        Also, you have it absolutely backwards. It is the act of commenting, talking about things where people don’t have the full picture yet, basically communication that allows people to learn about things that they don’t know everything about yet. People will always have their own conceptions about things inside their own heads no matter what for issues they encounter, great and small. If people were to bottle these things up and not talk about them, not discuss them, there will never be any increase in people’s understanding because people will be happy to remain with only their own limited worldview. That’s how things like racial intolerance and bigotry start. Is that what you’re really promoting?

      • anobayan101

        that is why we have an account here to comment and state our feelings and exercise our freedom of speech,but of course without abusing that freedom we have… so may i ask you what is the use of your account here then? “THINK ABOUT IT”…

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NRHIS6G5OD3BBV2FWAMDO4TI5Y stan l

        eh bakit ka nag comment?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/WGV72JWIAVB4J37OXIHHFTS6TM Ako

      Adapt to what? Moral deprivations? Indecency? Acceptance of immoral behavior? The sense of what is MORAL AND DECENT is always the same since year 1 and even beyond the 21st Century.

  • Jawili1

    I don’t think the students’ behaviour reflected as being in “disrepute”, but rather a poor judgment and immaturity by these adolescent student. Meting out such “punishment” reminds of  that the Catholic Church and its Educational Institutions are indeed still living in the dark ages. I just wonder what the opinion is of the Dept. of Education relating to it. I think the school/s should reflect and re-examine its decision of not allowing  these students to get their diplomas—- the students worked hard for it and their parents certainly work hard for it —- every centavos of it!!! For those who are in a position to quickly  dole out such disciplinary punishment,  WHO MADE YOU GOD ? If God can forgive the gravest of sin who are we then not to?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/WGV72JWIAVB4J37OXIHHFTS6TM Ako

      Forgiveness is not the issue here. A wrongful act was done, punishment and atonement should be made.

      Even Adam and Eve, had to be banished from the Garden as punishment and atonement for such disobedience.

      And one more thing, MORALITY AND DECENCY are never subject to modern times, such as infidelity and adultery was a sin then, a sin today, until the world ends it will still be a sin.

      • anobayan101

        But I personally believe that the punishment is too much for those kids

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/WGV72JWIAVB4J37OXIHHFTS6TM Ako

        We all have to live with our actions. What they did was a blatant violation of the school regulations.

        Nobody forced them to enroll in a very strict school.

        They know very well the rules, and claiming ignorance is a very weak defense, all the more lame excuse that they did it for fun… that meant they were taunting the school or worse, challenging its authority.

        The thought they can get away with it because in a few days it is graduation time, hence they cannot be expelled.

        True, they can graduate but that does not mean the school cannot do anything. If you ponder on it more, not being allowed to attend the formalities of a graduation ceremonies is the lesser punishment compared to not being able to graduate.

        ps: I just cannot imagine what their Certificate of Good Moral Character will be.

  • Rex Hagedorn

    Kids can be idiots sometimes… I think this is way over the top really. The girl posted her bikini photo on her FB; great a camwhore! so what? I’d rather know she can dress appropriately for the beach unlike other Filipinos who go swimming on public pools and beaches wearing oversized shirts.

    With regards to the Catholic school, expect them to be prudes. But really the Philippines should open up alternative schools not under the flagship of any religion. Encourage free thinking and basic human rights- like the right to having an opinion on what to wear and what to post online (regardless whether it might not suit everyone’s tastes).

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/WGV72JWIAVB4J37OXIHHFTS6TM Ako

      Pare, tawag dun alternative schools ay State Colleges and Universities, and you are free to choose and go there as well.

      I just can’t make heads or tails about people who knowingly and freely enters an institution or any associations, and will cry violations of the their rights when they cannot follow the rules and regulations of the said institution.

      If one can’t stand the heat, just go the nearest exit and get out.

    • phantomofhope

      yeah right. say that to your daughter.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CL4FRNPBCY3KAFHCCB2BZTW63U mjerk

      like UP..state universities where trained to go against the government? nagtatanong lng po…fr. pinoy from Doha

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Franzeline-Perdubal/100002708434971 Franzeline Perdubal

    If you cant follow rules, get out. Simple. 

  • http://pedestrianobserver.blogspot.com/ Political Jaywalker

    At the rate these Catholic Schools imposed their morality rules I will not be surprised when one of these days they require students to pray the gay away, LOL…..

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/WGV72JWIAVB4J37OXIHHFTS6TM Ako

      Rest assured PJ, that you will not be surprised… the Church welcomes all, sinners and saints. and do not worry, we will be praying for you and your life development, your homosexuality is not a hindrance for grace.

  • alfred sanchez

     masyado naman nila dimonize
    ang catholic church/school ang mga muslim nga bawal mag drive, bawal mag
    aral, death penalty sa gay at apostate, bawal mag practice ng ibang
    religion,etc, wala comment ang buong mundo

  • MagicQuad

    eto na, pinagbigyan kasi si miss FB Bikini girl. sige, pagbigyan ninyo ang mga camera trick boys na yan. next year totohanan na, torrid pa. kung lusot pa rin, then full sex video naman.

    meron kasing school rules na dapat sundin, na pumayag kayong sundin when you enrolled. kung ayaw mo palang sundin, e di sana hindi na lang kayo nag-enroll. wala namang namilit sa inyo!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GZ3S6UPSMKRIXTU2YKZUFIXDJU Allan D

      It never fails to baffle me how those who are supposedly ‘righteous’, are the ones who also have the most lurid and obscene imaginations. MagicQuad

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZHYZ3SHEDYBKIWZG5LNSXDYRZ4 cedric bryan

    these catholic schools are pathetic!!!! by the way, do they pay taxes? if not it’s about time we take a close look into it!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IE6OU4ODQIVS6F5HKL6QPTTDNI RonnieV

    I think these quite indecent act in my opinion deserves to be punished but not to the extent that it will deprived them as well as their parents to witness their child receiving diploma on stage or to any certain degree that will not hamper their future. Yes, indeed their act is indecent in the eyes of conservative public. This is the result of lack of instilling discipline at home in the first place. Perhaps the parents may be too liberal to their children towards these things. Parents should always be vigilant on what their child’s activities inside and outside home and constantly reminds them to instill the moral values especially on this stage of adolescent. This stage of a child has a lot of curiosity and adventurism which sometime mislead them into committing acts unacceptable to the general public. So, it is the duty of the parents to see to it their child is acting in accordance with the values taught by them. So with the school, they are also doing their job to help mold these children to become a good and responsible citizen. However, such punishment imposed by the school authorities should be calculated in order not to destroy the future of the child. It could be a public apology in front of the school grounds prior or after graduation ceremony. At least it would become a precedent for other minors in order for them to avoid doing related act in the future. 

    • Adam35

      Correct ka dyan RonnieV.  I wish the school would just allow them to march, which is really very important. Then let the school hold the diploma till kingdom come if that is what they want. Its really cruel of them to do that. 

      • jamesh5680

        This is exactly what the school offered to the students and their parents. Two of the students did, in fact, march and participate in the ceremonies. Four chose not to do so.

      • anobayan101

        you were there? just asking and nothing else

      • jamesh5680

         Yes – I was present at the graduation ceremonies.Yes, two of the six students participated in everything, except the one instance of receiving their diploma.

      • jamesh5680

        my longer comments can not get past the censors

      • jamesh5680

         The school issued a press release – it appeared on Channel 7, but not one part of it was covered in this “respected newspaper.” The press release states the schools position and process in this case.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/PLLXYREEEFVAVQZZVCLIXVZNDU Mellow

    Mga bading kase, yan ang mga nagkakalat ng HIV sa Pilipinas mga Noynoyans yan. Dapat jan sa mga bading eh lipunin at itapon sa babuyan island puro baboy naman sila puro kababuyan ang nasa isip mga Noynoyan kase idol ang presidenteng bading

    • Adam35

      Very nice comment.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NRHIS6G5OD3BBV2FWAMDO4TI5Y stan l

      kung gagawin yan malamang una ka sa pila gurl

  • joerizal

    Mabuti at hindi sila na-expel.
    Ganyan talaga ang patakbo sa mga Catholic schools.
    Kung hindi kayo nag-aral doon e hindi niyo maiiintindihan ang environment doon (laking kumbento ako kaya alam ko where they are all coming from). The punishment sounds harsh because they have to make a point. Pero if you read closely, hindi naman sila ganun kasama para hindi patapusin ang mga bata at makapasok sa college. Serves them right, kasi naka-uniform pa sila nung nagpa-picture sila (think kung mga sundalo ng AFP e nagpakuha ng ganito while in uniform at nag-post sa FB for all the world to see – will we condemn the institution if they get booted out?).

    Another thing is hindi dapat umabot sa news ang ganitong incident. This is between the school, the kids and their parents. Wala akong nakitang newsworthy content dito – actually nakasira pa nga sa reputations ng mga involved kasi ang babaw ng pagkaka-sulat ng istorya. Parang napaka-black and white ng pangyayari, tapos lahat ng nagbabasa nakagawa na ng conclusion nila. So sa mga galit sa Catholic schools or Catholicism (pero Catholics nevertheless), tingin niyo hindi niyo na papag-aralin ang mga anak niyo sa ganitong schools after reading this?

    • Guest

      Marami silang rapist na pari na hindi naman natatanggal sa pagkapare.

      • joerizal

        Name names.
        At ano ang kinalaman niyan sa topic?

  • Adam35

    Why dont they just let them march the stage and keep the diploma. That would be fair enough.  KINDNESS and FORGIVENESS. Di ba yan mga tinuturo dapat sa school nyo being a catholic school. Siguro di rin tinuno mabuti nang teachers nyo ang good manners and right conduct.  Kids are kids.

    • jamesh5680

      At no time in the disciplinary meetings were the students denied permission to march or participate in the actual commencement activities. They were informed that they  would not receive a diploma at the ceremony. In fact, two of the six did just that! 

  • Neal Caffrey

    Is it wrong to kiss in public? C’mon, grow up folks! 

  • Guest

    Pwede bang idemanda ang school na ýan?

    • anobayan101

      If it would affect the kids greatly it is possible to file a case to the school RA7610 also known as child abuse if ever the parents see that those kids got so depressed it is a form of emotional/psychological abuse .

  • Neal Caffrey

    Failure of Infant Jesus Academy in educating their students… 

  • Allan_Ongpin

    Weather they study in a Catholic or Non-Catholic school is not the issue.

    The school is doing such drastic action NOT out of whim but for a serious reason to mold good Christians and honest citizens.

    So now these student can just get away with this pranks that just serve nobody well – thanks to their “open minded” and “reasonable” media men and parents.

    Hangga’t makakalusot, lulusot tayong mga Pinoy.

    Graduation ceremonies and diplomas don’t mean anything. In fact, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates are dropouts.

    So let these kids learn their lessons that life is indeed “unfair”. What is a 2-hour ceremony and a piece of paper to pay for in exchange for a lifetime lesson learned?

  • Jawili1

    I refer everyone to the decision made by a Cebu RTC judge regarding same or related issue about the STC students and see for yourself —- rule of law and common sense prevail and that should be the case.

    • jamesh5680

      there is absolutely no correlation in these two cases.The IJA instance is one of creating a hostile environment for a segment of Philippine society, while wearing the IJA school uniform. If they could not be identified as IJA students, I am sure the school would not have imposed any sanctions, but that still does not diminish the impact of their actions toward a segment of Philippine society.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_C2YIYXN6BG7FE4CXLIXBBDXA2I Yer

    Ridiculous!  There is something awfully wrong about a society who are so obsessed in the system (such as system of belief in Catholicism) forgetting to consider the real subjects and beneficiaries of that which is good or the raison d’etre of any system. 

    Is it right for this school to deprive these students for what had been an offence owing to foolishness in a moment of immature unguardedness? Even adults are prone to these moments of human imperfection lest those in holy service.  But what is frightening is the amount of condemnation and judgment that had been thrown to these exuberant young people WITHIN this forum — referring to countless posts before these.  What judgment! What intolerance there is about in our country; biased towards religious shallowness based on a mob mentality — like those throwing stones in the Middle East to punish the adulterers and those known to have premarital affairs. And we think we are better than them? 

    It is HYPOCRISY that pervades in our society.  When petty tomfoolery are condemned like they are the source of all evil, of all poverty, and of all that is wrong in our country, we are like the Pharisees that Jesus (whom most of the posters here believe as the son of God and the subject of all worship and embodiment of perfection) condemned and cursed!   We are so good in splitting hairs over trivial issues condemning young people, and destroying their future in doing so without looking at the bigger picture!  The fault is not with them but with US especially the adults who are setting wrong examples.  Their behaviour is not even as tawdry or bad as everybody or their school portrays it to be.

    What is wrong with us?  Can’t we see? What is most condemnable are the people showing us in the current impeachment trial how the rich, the politicians, and the influential echelons of our society live a life that can be likened to the nobles in the era of King Louise the XV of France just before the French Revolution — the rich talk of millions and dollar accounts, while the poor cannot even begin to express poetic musings while in the wretched of making a living to eat.

    What intolerance…. I have lived in many part of the world, and unfortunately, where there is less religious influence on media, politics, education, and public life, JUSTICE, FAIRNESS, and DIGNITY of life is more apparent.  These are the countries that most of us would like to ESCAPE to because it is better there!  Italy and Rome which is the bastion of Roman Catholicism has more freedom of expression — whether the Pope agrees or not — than us who are followers of this branch of Catholic religion. 

    What a farce, and what an embarassment are we? especially when bragging we are the biggest Catholic country outside Latin America and one of the first democracies in Asia. Shame shame shame on all of us for being petty, judgmental, out of touch and medievally equipped in the philosophical and scholarly underpinning of Christianity.

    He who cast the first stone must be those who is of no fault — and those kids cannot even be seen to be at fault at all if opined from many an educated and liberal thinkers coming from a more developed society.  Third world PHILIPPINES, as our idea of justice, kindness, and tolerance is THIRD CLASS — good as shit-brains!

  • w33k3nd3r

    Sorry, boys~ I admit you have balls (and it doesn’t matter if they’re for men or women) but since you’re studying in a backwards thinking institute, you have to play with backwards thinking rules! Those diplomas are ‘SACRED’! By showing photos that you kiss someone of the same gender, you will be making God angry and your Principal does not want a plague of locusts, boils on our people’s skin, water of the La Mesa dam turning into blood, incredible amounts of first borns dying without medical explanation. It is true, boys! That is the word of her Lord. You are blasphemous, according to her! So what will it be? Blasphemy or balls?

    • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/XY4AW6ZJBAPIJ33L7KX6M3IOQI c

      Utak mo ang backwards. These kids violated the school’s regulations.

      • w33k3nd3r

        “…but since you’re studying in a backwards thinking institute, you have to play with backwards thinking rules.” — extract ko lang to from my first statement, baka kase hindi mo nabasa dahil mas mabilis ka mag isip ng i puputak mo kaso mababara ka lang. Pasensya na hindi ko ma edit sa size 72 yung fonts para sa malabo mong mata na hindi rin nalalayo sa malabo mong asal.

    • sowhatifimfilipino

      Although I don’t like your language, I, at least, appreciate your acceptance of the fact that they are “studying in a backwards thinking institute.” But perhaps it’s better to say, “Their parents enrolled them in that ‘backwards thinking institute’.” Since it’s their parents’ choice, then it follows their parents are also “backwards thinking” individuals. And that goes for all parents who spend thousands sending their children to Catholic schools. 

      I don’t know your preference for your own children (if and when you have them), but I still prefer sending my son to a Catholic school, if I can afford it. The system may have its faults and now and then there are bad eggs coming out of the system, but I still prefer the discipline in these schools than in public schools. I know because I went to a Catholic high school. 

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GZ3S6UPSMKRIXTU2YKZUFIXDJU Allan D

      I like your thinking. Please make sure to go forth and multiply.

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/XY4AW6ZJBAPIJ33L7KX6M3IOQI c

    Sabi nga, para sa mga bata, ang maling gawain ay nagiging tama pag ginagawa mg matatanda. Kids see adults getting away with graft and corruption–from paying and receiving ‘tong’ for traffic violations, to giving and receiving kickbacks for projects, etc., etc. Violating school regulations then making palusot, that’s one of the ways kids start to emulate some adults who aren’t good role models for the youth, unfortunately.

    • w33k3nd3r

      so a tong and traffic rule act of red tape, or an act of corruption by an adult, for you, is fruition of a friendly inside joke among friends, ma’am/sir? Am I correct as per your statement?

  • w33k3nd3r

    hypothetical lang; what if a couple among the 6 were really in a relationship and it’s not a prank? may humane love involved– would it fall under discrimination? Just curious because since social networking sites will be here to stay for a while; more cases like this may come out soon– best to have stamped this out earlier than deliberate it when you’re on the 11th hour upon graduating then you suddenly get busted without due process and questioning.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/KYHQOFE6JOGLCZNCCWDWK6GE6U Pauline

    I agree with the school. and dami nang kabataan ngayon ang walang modo. walang respeto. walang alam sa kung ano ang tama at mali. 

    this is the tragedy of liberalism. 

    • http://twitter.com/inlookout inlookout

      More a tragedy of religious intolerance.

      • sowhatifimfilipino

        Religious intolerance? So what is their religion? Kissing religion?

        Most likely those boys are also Roman Catholic. If you are not Catholic, why would you go to a Catholic school and insist on your beliefs and demand the school change their beliefs? It is like going to Saudi Arabia as an OFW and demanding the Arabs go to confession and have communion. 

  • peach black

    bading kasi yong chancellor (lahat naman ng catholic chancellors) kaya na-offend kasi akala tinutuya siya e kalat naman sa school kung ano talaga orientation niya ayaw pang magladlad.

    • green_archer09

       Hasty generalization.

  • Ralph L

    sus halikan lang??? eh yung mga torohan ng mga pari sa loob ng seminario at sa Vatican napanood na ba ni Chancellor???

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/X6AC7V4VG75BBO6IPK43GPVMBQ uuuu f

      kasali  ka?

      • Ralph L

        baka gusto mo sumama?!?! o baka naman torohan ng madre gusto mo???

  • DondonSantosJr

    Think, Before You Click

  • http://ourleftfoot.blogspot.com/ Tristanism

    LOL!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QHGUJ3OJZAOIMBYYWTABNV2EEM Ai

    wha..kay Tulfo nagsumbong hindi kay Tagle?….something wrong!

  • Mark Suarez

    ANo daw paid survey??? Ang labo mo chong pakibasa nga ulit ang article….

    hehehe,..



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