Beyond Ethnicity 2022: Official Launch of Filgrimage 2023
Two months ago, a few days before millions of Americans embarked to their fourth of July destinations, The Filipino School was on a mission to promote a journey of a transformative kind. On the evening of June 29, BEYOND ETHNICITY: (Re)Discovering an Authentic...
The School Supports the Joey Velasco Foundation: A Spotlight on the Legacy of the Philippines’ “Heartist”
It has been 17 years since the late Joey Velasco, a man who deemed himself as a “heartist” (an artist with a heart) captivated the Philippines’ attention with Hapag ng Pag-asa or “Table of Hope.” An oil canvas painting that imbued Da Vinci’s famous Last Supper with...
The School Receives a Community Grant from the City of San Diego
In May 2022, the City of San Diego awarded the Filipino School a grant of $12,500. It was bestowed to the School under the guidance of Council Policy 100-06 or the City Council Funding of Community Projects, Programs and Services (CPPS). “We’re grateful for the...
The Filipino School Opens Educational Fund
The Filipino School opens educational fund to purchase school kits for Filipino children affected by the Samala-Marquez neighborhood fires in Cavite. The fires occurred on March 19, 2021, burning 500 homes and affecting over 1,000 families. Many were left with little...
What is the Fil-Am Model for Nation Building
It seeks to educate, connect, and empower Filipinos in the United States and so together, in the spirit of Bayanihan, we can alleviate poverty for the Philippines and uplift The Filipino Nation all over the world.
The Filipino School Introduces Crossover
Crossover is a 3-part video series by The Filipino Channel (TFC) and The Filipino School, where a group of young Filipino Americans from San Diego connect with rising musicians from Manila…
Sweetwater Union HS District Reinstates Principal Peralta
About eleven months after being demoted from her position as principal of Chula Vista High School (CVHS), Mary Rose Peralta was reinstated as full-fledged principal at Otay Ranch High School.
Stand for Samala
Amidst the surge of the Covid-Pandemic happening in the Philippines today, a fire swept through the neighborhood of Samala-Marquez and displaced over 500 families on Friday morning, March 19th. Over 1000 residents are now left with nothing. No food. No Shelter. No way of living.
When Fil-Ams Take a Stand
Bias and discrimination in the US have been the center of many major movements over the decades. Today, more Filipino-Americans are taking a stand and raising their voices when their freedom and livelihoods are threatened.
This is how Principal Mary Rose Peralta’s story starts. This video shows that no amount of discrimination and racism can ever break the Filipino spirits as long as we’re together, uniting for what we believe in. Walang Iwanan.
Three hundred (300) Filipino-Americans stood up for Mary Rose, think of what 30,000 can do.
Palawan – Cradle of the Philippine Civilization
In Palawan, in the group of islands known as the “Cradle of Philippine Civilization’, we find the Tagbanwa, one of the oldest ethnic groups in the Philippines. They’re a group of people who developed their own religion, language, and culture, signifying the...