Timber City Academy

Last updated

Timber City Academy (T.C.A)
Former namesButuan City Chinese School
TypeNon-sectarian—Chinese school
MottoYour Future Is Our Business
PresidentMr. Pai You Chou
PrincipalDr. Aida C. Abad
GradesK to 12
Number of students1,200 students
Campus604 Montilla Boulevard, Butuan
AffiliationsDepEd, Chinese Filipino school, and Butuan Chinese schools
Website https://www.tca-butuan.edu.ph/

Timber City Academy (also referred to as "TCA" and formerly called the Butuan Chinese School) is a private Filipino Chinese school in Butuan, Philippines. It currently follows the new K to 12 curricula of the Department of Education. It presently offers pre-school, elementary, junior high school and senior high school education. The school was founded in 1946 after the end of the second World War as a educational institute for Chinese Filipinos who were living in poverty at the time.

Related Research Articles

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Agusan del Norte</span> Province in Caraga, Philippines

Agusan del Norte, officially the Province of Agusan del Norte, is a province in the Caraga region of the Philippines. Its capital is the city of Cabadbaran with several government offices located in the highly-urbanized city of Butuan. It is bordered on the northwest by Butuan Bay; northeast by Surigao del Norte; mid-east by Surigao del Sur; southeast by Agusan del Sur, and southwest by Misamis Oriental.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Caraga</span> Administrative region of the Philippines

Caraga, officially the Caraga Administrative Region and designated as Region XIII, is an administrative region in the Philippines occupying the northeastern section of Mindanao. The region was created through Republic Act No. 7901 on February 23, 1995. The region comprises five provinces: Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte, and Surigao del Sur; six cities: Bayugan, Bislig, Butuan, Cabadbaran, Surigao and Tandag; 67 municipalities and 1,311 barangays. Butuan, the most urbanized city in Caraga, serves as the regional administrative center.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Sibagat</span> Municipality in Agusan del Sur, Philippines

Sibagat, officially the Municipality of Sibagat, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Agusan del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 33,957 people.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Bislig</span> Component city in Surigao del Sur, Philippines

Bislig, officially the City of Bislig, is a 3rd class component city in the province of Surigao del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 99,290 people.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Butuan</span> Highly urbanized city in Agusan del Norte, Philippines

Butuan, officially the City of Butuan, is a 1st class highly urbanized city in the region of Caraga, Philippines. It is the de facto capital of the province of Agusan del Norte where it is geographically situated but has an administratively independent government. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 372,910 people.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Buenavista, Agusan del Norte</span> Municipality in Agusan del Norte, Philippines

Buenavista, officially the Municipality of Buenavista, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 68,892 people.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Cabadbaran</span> Capital of Agusan del Norte, Philippines

Cabadbaran, officially the City of Cabadbaran, is a sixth class component city and de jure capital of the province of Agusan del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 80,354 people.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Nasipit</span> Municipality in Agusan del Norte, Philippines

Nasipit, officially the Municipality of Nasipit, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 44,822 people.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Bayugan</span> Component city in Agusan del Sur, Philippines

Bayugan, officially the City of Bayugan, is a 5th class component city in the province of Agusan del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 109,499 people..

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Butuanon people</span>

The Butuanon are an ethnolinguistic group who inhabited in the region of Caraga. They are part of the wider ethnolinguistic group Bisaya people, who constitute the largest Filipino ethnolinguistic group in the country.

Elisa Rosales Ochoa was the first woman elected to the Philippine Congress in 1941.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Father Saturnino Urios University</span> Private university in Agusan del Norte, Philippines

Father Saturnino Urios University, also referred to by its acronym FSUU, is a private Roman Catholic coeducational basic and higher education institution run by the Diocese of Butuan in Butuan, Philippines. It offers preschool, elementary, junior & senior high school and college courses. It was founded by Father Saturnino Urios, SJ, a Spanish Jesuit missionary in 1901.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Caraga State University – Cabadbaran Campus</span> Public university in Agusan del Norte, Philippines

The Caraga State University – Cabadbaran Campus (CSU-CC), commonly called the Trades School in Cabadbaran and formerly known as the NORMISIST - Cabadbaran Campus and Northern Mindanao College of Arts, Science, and Technology (NMCAST), is a component college of the Caraga State University, with the main campus located in Butuan. It is a public institution of higher learning run by the Government. It offers pre-elementary and basic education as well as undergraduate and graduate courses, most specializing in technical and vocational programs.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Butuan (historical polity)</span> Precolonial Philippine polity

Butuan, also called the Rajahnate of Butuan and the Kingdom of Butuan, was a precolonial Bisaya polity (lungsod) centered around northeastern Mindanao island in present-day Butuan, Philippines. It was known for its gold mining, gold jewelry and other wares, and its extensive trade network across maritime Southeast Asia and elsewhere. Over its long history the lungsod had direct trading relationships with the ancient civilizations of China, Champa, Đại Việt, Pon-i (Brunei), Srivijaya, Majapahit, Kambuja, and areas now comprised in Thailand.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Balangay</span> Type of lashed-lug boat

A balangay, or barangay, is a type of lashed-lug boat built by joining planks edge-to-edge using pins, dowels, and fiber lashings. They are found throughout the Philippines and were used largely as trading ships up until the colonial era. The oldest known balangay are the Butuan boats, which have been carbon-dated to 320 AD and were recovered from several sites in Butuan, Agusan del Norte.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Caraga State University</span> Public university in Agusan del Norte, Philippines

Caraga State University is a state-owned university in Agusan del Norte, Philippines. Its main campus is in Ampayon, Butuan with an auxiliary campus in Cabadbaran.

Kahit Isang Araw Lang Unity Run was a run organized by UNTV. It was held in SM Mall of Asia, Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines on January 22, 2012. The advocacy of Kuya, Daniel Razon also known as "Mr. Public Service", was to create another historic fun run for education with at least 300,000 participants.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">First Mass in the Philippines</span> 1521 Mass during Magellans expedition

The first documented Catholic Mass in the Philippines was held on March 31, 1521, Easter Sunday. It was conducted by Father Pedro de Valderrama of Ferdinand Magellan's expedition along the shores of what was referred to in the journals of Antonio Pigafetta as "Mazaua".

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Butuan Ivory Seal</span> Butuan Ivory Seal, Philippines

The Butuan Ivory Seal or BIS is an ivory stamp or seal stamp or a privy seal associated with a Rhinoceros Ivory Tusk, dated 9th–12th century, was found in Libertad, Butuan in Agusan del Norte in southern Philippines. Inscribed on the seal is the word Butban in stylized Kawi. Butban was presumed to stand for Butuan. The ivory seal is now housed at the National Museum of the Philippines.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">SM City Butuan</span> Shopping mall in Butuan and 75th SM Mall in the Philippines

SM City Butuan is a shopping mall owned and operated by SM Prime Holdings, the largest mall owner and operator in the Philippines. It is the first SM Mall in Agusan del Norte and Caraga Region. The mall was supposed to be opened on April 17, 2020, however it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines, and the date of it was moved to November 13, 2020. It is located at J.C. Aquino Avenue, Brgy. Lapu-Lapu, Butuan.