Seven high school students from Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) and Stonyhurst Southville International School (SSIS), members of Southville Global Education Network (SGEN), represented the Philippines in the recently held Dubai, UAE, Model United Nations (MUN) participated in by more than 800 delegates from 30 countries around the world. SGEN delegates Karren Delgado, Sean Chiong Ajihil, Clarice Meneses, Nadine Sheik, Bora Sin, Ysabela Gabrielle Marasigan, and Neil Aldrin Paul Caraos stepped into the role of a political figure, discussed and debated current global issues, worked together to draft bills and resolutions, and experienced formulating policies with their peers from … [Read more]
More Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) students from Grade School and High School qualified to the Mathematics Trainers’ Guild (MTG) Young Mathematicians’ In-House Intensive Training Program after getting top scores in the MTG Mathematical Challenge for Filipino Kids Training Program.
The MTG Training Program provides participants the chance to enhance their mathematical skills by learning from top math experts and interact with fellow trainees from round the country in preparation for international math competitions. The additional successful SISC math whizzes are:
Grade 3: Abby Franco, Kyela Jose and Hyo Ku who got the highest scores among all other Grade … [Read more]
SISC is one of the selected schools in Metro Manila invited by the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) to send fourth year college students to undergo their on-the-job training/practicum under the ECCP’s Student Internship Program.
The program aims to expose students to the corporate world and train them to interact with foreign companies existing in the Philippines. This special internship program requires students to have:
Can work well under pressure and at the same time multitask
Broad research skills
The ECCP is a service-oriented organization whose main goal is to foster close economic … [Read more]
Fourth year BS Marketing student Gerard Andrei B. Deinla passed the Registered Marketing Professional (RMP) Certification Program of The Chartered Association of Marketing and Business Professionals (CAMBP) and Junior Achievement (JA) Philippines.
When asked how he felt upon passing the exam, Gerard responded, “I felt blessed and honored to be part of the few Registered Marketing Professionals here in the Philippines. I mean taking a 6 hour marketing exam developed by top marketing executives is intellectually stressful.” In preparation for the exam, Gerard used the review materials given by the organization to every participant. Aside from that, he also utilized … [Read more]
“You got big dreams? You want fame?”
After five years we were given a chance to hear those memorable lines again as the Introduction to Theater Arts class staged a modern adaptation of the musical Fame last year at the Luxembourg Hall of Southville International School and Colleges.
Fame is an 80s American musical film which follows the life of a group of performing arts students over four years in art school. The film’s popularity gave rise to adaptations on television and stage as well as its latest film remake in 2009.
This year’s version of Fame was based on … [Read more]
Yumee Kang of Senior High School won the grand prize in the Young Sung Painting Contest sponsored by the Korean Cultural Center in Seoul, South Korea.
She received her certificate of merit last July from Ambassador Jae Shin Kim of the Korean Embassy in the Philippines.… [Read more]
Paloma U. Zobel, having the idea to build a platform for the Filipino youth where they can come together and voice out their ideas, founded IDEA’YALA – an innovative challenge for the young minds to come up with an idea that will shape the future of the mall.
From over 40 schools nationwide, 175 teams (800 individuals) participated and voiced out their ideas. Southville Students were blessed to have been given the opportunity to join and be a part of the IDEA’YALA challenge. ISHAVISION, composed of marketing management students Jan Rasia Laurel, Hosen Balbontin, Jan Dalawampu, and Joenard Caballero, was … [Read more]
Jeremie Keon Torralba of Grade 4 Humility won back-to-back awards in international mathematics competitions held in Hongkong.
He ranked 3rd in the 10th Asia Cup Stars of the Olympic Math Finals, and won a special award in the Hua Cup International Olympics Mathematics (Hong Kong Macau Region) Final Competition.
A member of the Mathematics Trainers Guild of the Philippines, Keon passed the rigid selection of the Mathematics Development Academy of the Philippines. His remarkable performance in their series of training programs qualified him to represent the Philippines together with other Filipino qualifiers.
“We are very proud of Keon. He is … [Read more]
Late Childhood to Adolescence is a transition period for students wherein they want to fit in and at the same time express their individuality. Non-conforming to parental standards, plus creating cliques, it’s also phase in which they experience problems, different ranges of emotions and inner angsts as well. Though, they have their peers around them who can give them a shoulder to cry on (deep inside them, even if they don’t admit it) they need a parental figure who would understand them, a lending ear to hear them out and guide them to the right path.
Being aware of this, … [Read more]
Holding the 2009 Over-All Championship Title of International Schools Activities Conference (ISAC), Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) ruled over Global Jaya International School (GJIS) in the Volleyball and Basketball Girls and Boys Division in the Asian International Schools Conference (AISAC) held in Indonesia recently.
Exclusively open to the two founding international schools (SISC and GJIS), AISAC is aimed to be a premiere sports competition among international schools in Asia, preferably accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).
“At present, SISC is dominating the International Schools Activities Conference (ISAC) which is our … [Read more]