Baguio City National High School’s Special Program in the Arts (BCNHS-SPA) Dance team continued their winning streak, despite the challenges brought by the pandemic. Mary Anne P. De La Cruz, the SPA Dance mentor, despite a short span of time to prepare prepare and a limited budget for their props, costumes, and music, school dancers, using recycled for their props, showcased their skills and talent during the competition.

De La Cruz said SPA students had to excuse from their classes to have more time to rehearse following specific schedule for their dance routine. Despite the disruptions, the school still followed the Department Education (DepED) order by providing make-up activities for the missed classes.
When asked about their secret, De La Cruz shared that “I think the secret part there you love what you’re doing. Always put God in everything that you do, and try to manage the students accordingly on how they feel to focus.

“ Discipline is very important and they have to trust themselves… training importante yan, they have to train hard for them to get whatever they want, to succeed in their life. Not only in dance
but also in academics ,” De La Cruz added. Ryan N. Mangulabnan, president of BCNHS- SPA
louded their team’s performance , executing their skills and concepts well despite the pressure and more matured -senior high school opponents.

Tristan John Quiano/ UB Intern

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