(25 June 2012) Xavier School formally opened its new campus in Nuvali, Calamba City, Laguna with the blessing of the Henry Sy, Sr. Primary School Building which was donated by the Sy Family. SM Chairman and Founder Mr. Henry Sy, Sr. (5th from right, seated) and his wife, Mrs. Felicidad Sy (4th from right) graced the occasion together with (from right to left) Mr. Herson Sy, Mr. Harley Sy, Ms. Debbie Sy and Mr. Herbert Sy (6th from right).. Others in photo are (from left to right) Fr. Jose Cecilio Magadia, SJ, Province Superior, Society of Jesus; Fr. Ismael Zuloaga, SJ, Xavier School Chairman of the Board (seated); Fr. Johnny Go, SJ, Xavier School President; Mr. Johnip Cua, Xavier School Board of Trustees Member; Pan Feng, Cultural Counsellor, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China; and Hon. Bro. Armin Luistro, FSC, Department of Education Secretary.
The Henry Sy, Sr. Primary School Building was completed in time for the opening of classes on June 13, 2012 and is part of the first phase of development of the campus. Xavier School Nuvali is administered by Xavier School (San Juan) and offers the same Xavier education with a core Chinese studies program. However, the new campus is now open to both boys and girls, and will maintain a scholarship level of 25% of the student population.
All the sons of Mr. Henry Sy, Sr., namely Henry, Jr., Hans, Herbert and Harley were educated in Xavier School.
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Date: Monday, June 25, 2012