The most awaited event of the year at Stepping Stone is its’ Annual Christmas Party. Both schools, Makati and Sucat join to celebrate this joyful day of the year at the Sucat campus.
This years’ theme, “Christmas Around the World” challenged the parents and students to dress up in different nation’s costumes.
The program kicked off with parents, students, guests and even teachers lining up at the Photo Booth set up to take pictures with cool props and small signs.
A trio of mascots, Santa Claus, Minnie Mouse, and Mickey Mouse also entertained the crowd with their appearances and their dance numbers. Their casual mingling with the crowd was a big hit among the attendees.
The National Anthem was lead by student Paul Joshua of the Teen Adult Class from Makati while the doxology was lead by student Anna Margareth of Teen Adult class from Sucat.
Chairman & President Mundy Gonzalez delivered his opening remarks and Executive Director Dayal Nandwanipresented to the group the Housekeeping graduates from several batches.
Some Stepping Stone parents presented a hip-hop dance number during the intermission. It was breath taking as the dance moves included tumbling which wowed the crowd.
Each class level prepared and presented a number to the delight of the parents and guests. A dance number about Christmas fairies were performed by Early Intervention students while the Functional Academics class danced with huge gifts and a candy cane.
Teen Adults class performed a dance number about Christ’s birth, and joint effort by both Teen Adult class and Functional Academics class performed a special dance number choreograph with lots of dedication and passion by Ms. Julie Plummer to the tune of “Awitin mo at Isasayaw ko”.
Apart from presentations of song and dance numbers and mascots, there was lots of food from sponsors Inengs Barbeque, Siopao from Joe Kuan, Pizza from Shakeys, Fried Lumpia, and Spaghetti from Rue Borbon, and of course the favorite of everyone, Jollibee Chicken Joy. There were also raffle prizes and awards.
Raffle prizes were Teddy Bears, Hello Kitty coin bank, Cookies and Water Filters as minor prizes while major prizes were Platinum Karaoke’s.
Students Yousef from Early Intervention class Sucat won the best costume as he came in as a Syrian Prince.
It was quite a Christmas Celebration with parents and students enjoying with so much fun and laughter and receiving so many gifts.
The Christmas Spirit was definitely in the air that day and even the weather cooperated to make this years’ “Christmas Around the World” truly a joyous and happy one.