XS Celebrates 86th National Book Week

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DATE:   November 20, 2020


TO:        High School Students, Faculty, and Staff



FROM:  Mr. Juan Carlo M. Preza, OIC-LRC Coordinator


RE:        86th National Book Week 2020





National Book Week is an annual event that aims to promote love and appreciation for reading. This school year, the HS LRC invites everyone to celebrate the first online National Book Week with the theme, “Libraries as Catalysts in the New Normal Environment: Changes. Reforms. Transformations”.


As we continue to traverse the online environment, let us continue to learn, read, and enjoy various books and other learning resources. We hope that the NBW activities prepared by the HS LRC will allow everyone to have fun and realize the value of reading.


The following activities below will be launched on November 23, 2020. 




November 23-27, 2020

Online Book Fair

The HS LRC in partnership with Fully Booked and Scholastic invites everyone to this year’s online book fair. 


Find your next great read and enjoy discounts when you use the promo code XSELNBW2020. 


Fully Booked Online Book Fair

URL: www.fullybookedonline.com/


Enjoy a five percent (5%) discount on all D Coded items when you use the promo code XSELNBW2020. 


Free delivery services/shipping fee (nationwide) with a minimum purchase

of Php 799.


Scholastic Online Book Fair

URL: https://www.dearbooks.ph/


Enjoy a ten percent (10%) discount when you use the promo code XSELNBW2020.


Free standard shipping on book-only orders (nationwide) with a minimum purchase of over Php 2,000.

November 23-27, 2020

Quotable Quotes Challenge

Have you ever encountered a significant book quote that changed your life? This is the time for you to share it to everyone! 


Stay connected and post your ‘Quotable Quote on social media (FB, Instagram, and IG) and tag at least five (5) of your friends to take on the challenge. 


Spread the love for reading and use the hashtags: 





November 23-27, 2020

Reveal Your Character

Share with us which fictional character from literature you most resemble!


Submit your entries to hslrc@xs.edu.ph. Include the following in submitting your entries: your photo, chosen literary character, and the reason why it resembles your personality.


Selected entries will be featured on the HS LRC Schoology courses and the official social media accounts of the HS LRC.

November 23-27, 2020

Spoken Word Poetry Contest

Unleash your literary skills and creativity in this year’s Spoken Word Poetry Contest. 


Submit your 2-3 minute video entries to hslrc@xs.edu.ph


The deadline of submission of entries is on November 27, 2020 (Friday). Top three (3) winners will be selected based on the following criteria: 


25% – Organization (clarity of thought, structure, and coherence)

25% – Delivery and Style (unique storytelling and performance)

25% – Language (suitable descriptive language and word play)

25% – Content (depth of concept and relevance of theme)


1st Prize:  1500 Fully Booked GC

2nd Prize: 1000 Fully Booked GC

3rd Prize: 500 Fully Booked GC

November 23-27, 2020

Face Shield Design Contest

Celebrate the national book week with creativity! Invite your family and friends to create fantastic face shield designs based on books and literary characters.




Participants are encouraged to use recycled materials in creating a face shield design.

The face shield design should be related to books and literary characters.

Participants will take a picture of their face shield design and submit it to hslrc@xs.edu.ph.

The HS LRC and the Art Department will choose and award the top three (3) designs.

Winning entries will be posted on the social media platforms of the HS LRC (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram).

The output of the participants will be collected and exhibited in the HS LRC.




1st Prize:  1500 Fully Booked GC

2nd Prize: 1000 Fully Booked GC

3rd Prize 500 Fully Booked GC

November 23-27, 2020

You Got Booked!

Teachers and staff are invited to this year’s ‘You Got Booked!’ activity. Flex your all-time favorite books by posting it on your social media account, nominate, and tag a colleague to carry on the challenge using the hashtags: #YouGotBooked, #XSHSLRC, #XSNBW2020, and #NBW2020.

Three (3) winners will be selected based on the following criteria:

Creativity (50%)

Content/Caption (30%)

Originality (20%)


1st Prize:  1500 Starbucks GC

2nd Prize: 1000 Starbucks GC

3rd Prize 500 Starbucks GC

For more information, email us at hslrc@xs.edu.ph.


Thank you very much.



Noted by:                                                                                                                                                          


Mr. Exxon Ryan U. Yu                                               

JHS Asst. Principal for Academics           



Mrs. Rovelita N. Bermejo

SHS Asst. Principal for Academics



Mrs. Ma. Theresa N. Ladrido

HS Principal



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