We received this e-mail from parent Loren Legarda.


From: Loren Legarda
To: info@ismstakeholders.com
Date: 06 Sep 2006, 02:02:32 PM
Subject: Letter to ISM Board

Please find enclosed my letter to Ms. Bocanegra. For your information.

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September 5, 2006

MS. GIGI BOCANEGRA
International School Manila
Fort Bonifacio, Global City Taguig

Dear Ms. Bocanegra,

I am writing you as a concerned parent who has been besieged by various information regarding International School Manila and the conduct of its board. I recently learned of the dismissal / termination and / or resignation of the ISM superintendent who I do not know personally, but whose abrupt departure from the school has stirred some controversy.

May I, therefore, seek clarification on the cause of the termination / dismissal / resignation of the ISM superintendent? Was he dismissed or did he resign? In the spirit of transparency and accountability, may we parents be informed on the cause of his dismissal / termination or resignation? If this was caused by any wrongdoing or misdemeanor on his part, we as parents have a right to know so remedial measures may be taken to prevent it from recurring. Should there be any other reason, it is incumbent upon us, as parents, to know what is happening in the institution tasked to provide the best education to our children.

I am hopeful that this letter of inquiry and clarification will merit an appropriate response soonest.

Thank you and best regards.

Sincerely yours,

LOREN LEGARDA