Both of the resolutions passed went over and done with the bureaucratic procedures of the city council that resulted to City Resolution No. 2009 – 745-07 within the committee level of then councilor Pacifico A. Daluz. The resolutions had been beneficial in crafting House Bill No. 749 entitled, AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY CITRUS, CITY OF SAN JOSE DEL MONTE, and PROVINCE OF BULACAN TO BE KNOWN AS CITRUS NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR. This then went through the process from the committee level to the funds and appropriations committee.
HB 749 was authored by the Lone District of City San Jose Del Monte Representative Arthur Robes and co-authored by Salvador Escudero III and Sherwin Tugna in the 15th Philippine Congress. Sixth of June of 2011 the House of Representative passed the bill and submitted to the senate cameral house. By June 6, 2012, the proposed bill was submitted jointly by the Committees on Education, Arts and Culture; and Finance where it was recommended for approval without amendment also known as the senate committee report no. 161.
CITRUS NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL HISTORY
CITRUS National High School, a developing public high school in City of San Jose del Monte, was founded in 2010. It is situated in the heart of Barangay CITRUS, City of San Jose del Monte.
CITRUS High School was created by virtue of two different endorsements of the Barangay council to the City Council.
The first endorsement was through the effort of Barangay CITRUS resolution # 123 Series of 2008 (dated 2008 of December) under the leadership of Barangay Chairman Arnel C. Aspile and the Barangay Committee on Education headed by Barangay Councilor Warlito Cayabyab to the table of then City Mayor Eduardo V. Roquero.
The second endorsement was Barangay CITRUS resolution # 61 Series of 2009 (dated 2009 of June) through the leadership of the same Barangay Chairman to the table of former Mayor Roquero. The former is the same in nature from the first endo
The senate version was sponsored by Senator Eduardo Angara and Senator Franklin Drilon. It was 23rd of July, 2012 when the passed bill in the congress begun in the senatorial plenary hearing and passed on the next day, July 24, 2012
These curriculum offering are of challenged to teachers having 2–3 preparation to cope with the 19 section, 1,374 enrollees and 10 classrooms. The need to change the schedule of classes for the 2nd shift classes for second year and third year from 10:30 t0 9:30 , become possible on the mid of December after the inauguration of the two storey -8 classroom building granted through the effort of Cong. Arturo B. Robes .
Mr. Gregorio Francisco, principal of BBG Elem. School, was assigned to be in charge of the school’s daily activities from the enrolment days until the tenth of July wherein the visionary Mr. Francisco G. Lizarondo, HT III of San Jose del Monte National Trade School took over as the OIC/Principal.
Mr. Francisco G. Lizarondo a man with charisma, convincing the parents, school community and develop linkages through the barangay officials and /to other local government officials; he strategically make a topographic plan of the area. By October of 2010 the first six (6) classrooms was built and made it available for the CHS students and with sixteen (16) teachers. And with eighteen (18) teachers on school year 2011-2012
On November 15, 2012, His Excellency Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III signed and approved the Republic Act 10256, AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY CITRUS, CITY OF SAN JOSE DEL MONTE, PROVINCE OF BULACAN TO BE KNOWN AS CITRUS NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, and shall be in effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the government’s Official Gazzette.
Three curriculum were offered: 2010 Secondary Education Curriculum (SEC) for second year; the Basic Education Curriculum (BEC) used by the third year and the fourth year student and K to 12 Curriculum for the Grade seven.
For an additional working force, the division office asked the help of Mr. Marlon P. Daclis, Education Program Supervisor I in English Secondary, to oversee the instructional management of the school to attain much and better learning outcome of the school and Mr. Francisco Lizarondo to handle daily administration work.
The people are responsible and accountable in the improvement and development of CNHS.
On June 2010, the first classes in CITRUS High School (CHS) were organized with an enrolment of 1,467. On the following school year, 2011-2012, CHS gathered one thousand three hundred forty (1,340) enrolled students.
The school site, with an area of more or less seven thousand square meters (7,000sq.m) and was formerly a part of the Bagong Buhay G Elementary School, of the same Barangay, with a land area of three (3) hectares.
While the proper school site was being prepared in 2010, the Bagong Buhay G Elementary School was helpful enough to lend seven (7) classrooms upon the opening of the classes to be used.
On school year 2011-2012, two (2) buildings were erected and used for students’ learning.
Four (4) sets of computers were donated by rotary central and NAM CHANG WON RC of Korea on December 8, 2013; these will facilitate information and communication technology improvement and literacy for the students and faculty.
The improvements in physical facilities were through the collaborative effort of the OICs, PTA, LGU’s and NGO’s. The succeeding tables show the physical facilities of the school.