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New High School in Catigbian Town

By Rey Chiu, PIA
The fifth secondary school in Catigbian town rises following the Department of Education's (DepED) official approval of the new Haguilanan High School (HHS), Mayor Roberto Salinas reported lately.HHS, with 56 students from nearby Catigbian barangays and neighboring Balilihan town comes as the 3rd government public school here.HHS comes after Mantacida High School in barangay Mantacida, Catigbain National high School in Poblacion, Holy Child Academy in Baang and Immaculate Mary Academy also in Poblacion.Both Holy Child Academy and Immaculate Mary Academy are private secondary schools.Ever insisting on putting up one more secondary school despite knowing it would burden the town with operational subsidy costs, Salinas said it would be worth to make quality public secondary education accessible to his constituents.Over the development, the mayor said Catigbianons were filled with great jubilation.DepEd, through Dr. Clemen Jala, representing Dr. School'…