|Posted on May 28, 2018 at 12:30 AM|
On Saturday, May 26th, the twenty members of the Class of 2018 were joined by their friends, families, and honored guests to celebrate their graduation at Yap Catholic High School’s 5th Commencement Exercises. Salutatorian Zoya-Marie Sigeyog gave the welcoming address urging her fellow graduates to follow the words of St. Ignatius as they go forth and set the world on fire. Her address was followed by the invocation given by Fr. Moses Tashibitit. The student address was then given by ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 19, 2018 at 10:25 AM|
Yap Catholic High School alum, Domclancy “Jun” Tiliwebug (Class of 2014), is the first YCHS graduate to complete his undergraduate education and earn a bachelor’s degree. On May 6, 2018, Domclancy received his diploma for successfully completing his Bachelor’s in Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Portland. He plans to stay in Portland, Oregon to gain work experience, but he hopes to one day return to Yap to help his home islands.
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|Posted on March 24, 2018 at 2:00 PM|
Yap Catholic High School completed its Third Quarter on March 9th .
During the Third Quarter 51 students received Perfect Attendance Honors for being at school and on time every single day. The overall attendance rate continued to be high at 99.2%.
In addition to Perfect Attendance Honors, 55 students earned Academic Honors.
The following 34 students earned Second Honors:
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|Posted on January 27, 2018 at 5:55 PM|
The students at Yap Catholic High School concluded their first semester on December 15th after three days of midterm exams. The school community has been hard at work for the second semester since January 3rd. Exciting upcoming events this semester include the Goodwill Games hosted by COM-FSM Yap Campus in collaboration with the Yap Sports Complex, the annual Evening of Prose and Poetry on Friday, March 16th, the Freshmen and Sophomores Days of Recollection, the Junior Agape Retreat, and th...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 14, 2017 at 2:40 AM|
On Wednesday, November 8, administrators from the four high schools of Yap Proper met at Yap Catholic High School to discuss how the high schools can work together to improve the overall educational opportunities offered to the youth of the island. The meeting began with an assertion that the high school administrations should work towards helping each other in order to benefit all of the youth of Yap. The group also agreed to hold a meeting during the summer as well so that the principals ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 22, 2017 at 4:35 AM|
The University of Scranton in Scranton, PA honored Michael Wiencek, principal of Yap Catholic High School, with the Frank J. O’Hara Recent Graduate Award at the university's annual O’Hara Celebration during Alumni Weekend on June 9. The Frank J. O'Hara Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest award bestowed jointly by the University and The Alumni Society. This award honors select alumni who embody Scranton's Catholic and Jesuit experience and who have achieved distinction in the...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 19, 2017 at 5:20 PM|
Over 300 members of the community gathered at the YCHS campus on Saturday, May 27th to witness the graduation of the sixteen members of the Class of 2017 during the 4th Commencement Exercises. Salutatorian Francis Yarofalyango gave the welcoming address followed by the student address given by Valedictorian Natasha Loochaz in which she focused on the importance of learning from mistakes, never giving up, and being willing to seek help from others.
The following student awar...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 13, 2017 at 6:20 AM|
The students at Yap Catholic High School continue to work hard both inside and outside of the classroom as they enter the final quarter of the year. Outside of the classroom, our students have been busy preparing for the annual Prose and Poetry event, practicing with their basketball teams, and updating the student-led STEM/ Robotics Club. A group of our student leaders also raised over $900 for the school by supporting their Yapese culture at the Yap Day celebrations.
Over 50% of the...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 20, 2016 at 10:00 PM|
The 2016-2017 school year began with a strong first quarter as we welcomed our new teachers, transfer students, and the incoming Class of 2020. Yap Catholic High School is pleased to report that we have our highest enrollment numbers (81 students) since the founding of our school, including a full freshman class of 24 students.
The first step towards a strong education is “just showing up.” When a student m...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 25, 2016 at 6:25 AM|
Yap Catholic High School excitedly welcomes five new teachers and our new director to our team. The success of YCHS is a direct result of the generous offering of our teachers’ time, passion, and talents. Please join us in welcoming the following teachers to our school, church, and island community:
Madeleine Ackels studied Elementary Education at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama. This year, Ms. Ackels will be teaching Micronesian History I, Sophomore L...Read Full Post »