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VPTNHS HISTORY

The Vicente P. Trinidad National High School started as Valenzuela National High School – Punturin Annex in the 6 room two (2) storey building owned by the Punturin Elementary School. The School was conceptualized by Dr. Darino G. Elizaga, the Punturin Elementary School Principal through the support of Hon. Vicente P. Trinidad the Barangay Captain who requested the DepEd for the creation of a high school in his barangay.

Barangay Resolution No. 09-03, 2003 was approved by the council of Honorable Vicente P. Trinidad requesting the Department of Education for the creation of a High School in Punturin and was approved by Sec. Edilberto De Jesus naming the school Valenzuela National High School – Punturin Annex with Mrs. Amelita SP. Madarang as the Principal and Dr. Darino G. Elizaga as the Officer-In-Charge. The pioneer teachers of the school are: Mrs. Lagrimas B. Bayle, Mrs. Erlna B. Trono, Ms. Kathlyn G. Sierra (now Cruz), Ms. Sara A. Punzalan, Ms. Jennifer M. Torio (now Bayangat), Ms. Arlene G. Dela Cruz (now Biñas). It started with a population of 341 students.

 

May 16, 2005, Mr. Filmore R. Caballero was assigned as Officer-In-Charge of the Annex and was promoted to Principal in January of 2006.Punturin Annex had a population of 684 students. It was in this year where in the Punturin Hymn composed by John Redeemer R. Prado, TLE coordinator was played on air. The school became independent on November 6, 2007 through the signature of Dr. Teresita G. Domalanta. The school logo was conceptualized and is officially used in all documents of the school through the resolutions signed by the PTA, Faculty Club and SSG.

Through Republic Act 9659 authored by Congressman Rexlon T. Gatchalian, Punturin National High School was renamed Vicente P. Trinidad National High School on July 17, 2009 in honor of the late Vicente P. Trinidad. At present the school has a population of 1,631 students, 24 sections with strong 26 permanent teachers and 14 locally paid teachers (LSB). It has 3 Head Teachers with support staff paid by the Local school Board and MOOE.

Vicente P. Trinidad National High School is now housed in a three storey building with 8 classrooms and 3 other rooms used as computer laboratory, science laboratory and library, 1 room for cafeteria and 3 rooms used as offices.  It hosts the students from nearby barangays of Meycauayan City, Libtong, Langka and Malhacan and the relocates of Northville 1-B who came from the site of the C5 project.

Many students came from Northville 1 –A who were relocates of the North Railroad Project.