- This section will show the highlight events occurred within the General Academic Strand of Ateneo de Manila Senior High School, such as the retreats of the 7 different sections (CANISIUS,CAMPION, BREBEUF, CHABANEL, DE BRITO, FAVRE, GONZAGA), the GA field trip, and the GA day. Students from the General Academic Strand have also represented their strand, school, and even their country for their excellence and skill, thus were given multiple recognitions and awards.
Participants of 11- Canisius from the GA strand represented their section and strand in the ASHS Bible Quiz Bee. They won as champion from the General Academic Strand and the first over-all winner from the Grade 11 and 12 Batch.
Ateneo Debaters competed and earned slots in the Capstone-Cambridge Asian Schools British Parliamentary Debate Championship. Julia Ocoma of 11-Favre (GA) was awarded as 3rd Best Speaker in Asia.
Team Ateneo won as the overall champion of the QCAA Championships in the junior boys division. Students from the GA Strand, like Diego Montes of 11- Favre and Amiel Baradi of 11- Brebeuf won gold medals, and Andrei Bautista of 11- Brebeuf won bronze.
Each of the seven sections from the GA Strand had their respective retreats inside the Loyola Retreat House at Angono, Rizal.
All seven sections of the GA Strand held their Field Trip last December 11, 2016. They visited the Church of the Divine Mercy in Bulacan, where they got to view and admire ancient exhibits, paintings, and the church itself. The second one was a trip to Salikneta Farm of De La Salle Araneta University, wherein the students toured around farmlands, plantations, and different kinds of animals and insects. The students also got a glimpse of experiencing agricultural labour such as packaging food products, milking cows, plowing, fishing, etc.
GA Day was held last December 8-9, 2016 in order to show recognition and possible job opportunities provided by the General Academic Strand. All strands were required to participate in the various activites being held during the said event, such as the stained glass competition, quiz bee, relay, and the fun run. CaRex sessions were also held for all grade 11 students.