The Effects of School Activities to Students

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Problem and its Setting

 
 
Introduction
 
 
          The effects of the school activities to the learning achievement of the selected fourth year students of Liceo de San Pedro Academic Year 2009-2010. School activities are those sponsored by and usually held at school but that are not part of the academic curriculum. They often involve some time commitment outside of the regular school day. A school activity serves as a break of the students from their lessons. School activities include both extracurricular and co-curricular activities. School activities are like Intramurals, Foundation Day, Fieldtrips, Retreat, Symposium, Nutrition Month, Preparation for Different District, Division and other contest for school players and other school activities that disturbs the school hours. School activities are event where student bonding formed. It is also an experience that completes our high school life.  

       Liceo de San Pedro is a diocesan school system that follows their activities since it has built before. Liceo de San Pedro has an own tradition in terms of school activities. School activities such as Intramurals, Foundation day, Fieldtrip, Retreat, October devotion, Birthday of Mama Mary and other Catholic or religious celebrations. School activities are one of the school presentations that are not only made for enjoyment but also for the school tradition.          Therefore, it is imperative to conduct study about the effects of school activities to the Learning Achievement of the Selected Fourth year students of Liceo de San Pedro Academic Year 2009-2010, for them to know the good and bad effects of the particular activities.  

Statement of the Problem\
 
            This study aimed to know that the effects of school activities to the learning achievement of the selected fourth year students of Liceo de San Pedro A.Y. 2009-2010.  
             Specifically, it sought to answer the following questions: 1.)   What could be the benefits of being involved in extracurricular activities? 2.)   What are the advantages and disadvantages of it?

3.)   What are the effects of these activities to the grades of individual students

Significance of Study
 
This study is important to the various sectors of the academe.  
To the Administrators:
 
           For them to show how important are the relevance and the school activities in school.  To the Teachers:
 
           To know how school activities affects to the studies of each student.

To the Students:
 
            To be more interested in engaging to recreational activities and for them to know the bad and good effects of this to their studies.

To the Future Researchers:
 
            For them to have a specific knowledge and for them to understand the effects of school activities to the learning achievement of the students.  
Scope and Delimitation of the Study

 
            This research wanted to find out the effects of school activities to the learning achievement of the selected fourth year students of Liceo de San A.Y. 2009-2010. The respondents were the selected fourth year students, all of them are studying in Liceo de San Pedro.  

 

 
Definition of Terms
 
Curriculum - term comes from the Latin root, “currere”, which means “to run”. Descriptive Research Design - is a scientific method which involves a observing and describing the behavior of a subject without influencing it in any way. Research - can be defined as the search for knowledge or any systematic investigation to establish facts. The primary purpose for applied research (as opposed to basic research) is discovering, interpreting, and the development of methods and systems for the advancement of human knowledge on a wide variety of scientific matters of our world and the universe. School - A place for learned intercourse and instruction; an institution for learning; an educational establishment; a place for acquiring knowledge and mental training;...
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