More than a hundred PoUCh (Poor Urban Children) beneficiaries received holiday cheers during the Save A PoUCh Christmas Party held recently. The party is Southville International School and Colleges’ (SISC) yearly commitment to the beneficiaries so they will have a feel of the season of love and sharing. In this simple but meaningful activity, the poor urban children can continue to hope no matter how dire circumstances can be. The children played parlor games, ate party food, and received presents of toys, food, and hygiene products donated by generous students, parents, and friends of SISC. They also presented special numbers … [Read more]
SISC delegates made a strong showing at this year’s Southville Global Education Network’s (SGEN) Academic Olympiad held last November 21, 2014 at Stonyhurst Southville International School – Batangas. The event featured the best and the brightest Basic Education students from the SGEN member schools namely South Mansfield College, Stonyhurst Southville International School – Batangas, Stonyhurst Southville International School – Malarayat, and SISC.
Nathalie Butler of Gr. 9 – Compassion was declared winner of the Spelling Bee contest. In the Quiz Bee on History, Mathematics, and Science, the SISC Team of Kwak Hyo Sang, Lee Chan Hee and Kim Shan Lee … [Read more]
SISC’s Asian Federation of Student Leaders (AFSL) will bring together young student leaders from the Philippines and other Asian countries for a three-day workshop designed to help them become more engaged citizens and effective social innovators.
The AFSL International Youth Leadership Workshop will take place January 22 – 24, 2015 in Guam. The workshop aims to improve participants’ understanding of civic participation and activism, build their social awareness and project management skills, and develop a network of young leaders throughout the region.
Those interested to join may call Ms.Rea Villa (Head of Athletics and AFSL and DOE Coordinator) at 0917-8746319 … [Read more]
Taking the IB Program is like getting a new pari of glasses – suddenly, I had a completely new perspective of the world. In a time when the way society works is constantly changing, IB recognizes that it’s not enough to give knowledge; discoveries are made on a daily basis, and information can be updated or disregarded at a drop of a hat. So, it aims to give us something better: The inquisitive mindset it takes to thrive in an ever-evolving culture.
The moment we step through the doors, we are urged to push ourselves to become better than we … [Read more]
Gen Mark Tanno of Gr. 10 – Commitment has been accepted to the 47th Ateneo Junior Summer Seminar reserved for the ‘best minds’ of selected high schools nationwide. Tanno passed a battery of tests similar to the Ateneo College Entrance Test (assuring him of a slot at Ateneo de Manila University after graduating from high school), and will attend classes offered to regular undergraduates, sports fests, field trips, camps, and presentations.
In another triumph, Tanno was one of only 63 students from the Philippines who received a medal (Bronze) in the second round of the International Mathematics Assessments for Schools … [Read more]
Southville International School and Colleges brought back again this year the Academic Induction Program for the International Baccalaureate Students recently. This is due to the lack of preparation before entering the I.B. program that most students find as a challenge. Because of the very different nature and status of the I.B. curriculum, present non-I.B. curricula scarcely prepare students for the academic rigors of the I.B. course. Another thing is, those students who finish their tenth-grade in March/April find themselves having too much time at their hands with their limited choices for academic preparation prior to entering the program.
This year’s … [Read more]
Southville International School and Colleges recently held its College General Assembly at the Monarchs Gym.
It was announced that the Colleges of Communication Arts, Tourism and Entrepreneurship will all be visited and upgraded to Level 1 by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission in Acceditation (PACUCOA). On the other hand, the Colleges of Education, Psychology, Information Technology, Nursing and Business Administration will be promoted to Level 2. School policies were communicated to the students, followed by the presentation of staff members of each college department for the students to meet.
Before the affair ended, the college organizations presented … [Read more]
Educators of today should realize that traditional mentoring methods and educational management are slowly giving way to open mindsets, newer learning techniques and strategies, and utilizing technology in shaping the minds not only of students but also of teachers. This is the general perception at the ceremonies celebrating the 2nd Excellence in Educational Transformation Awards (EETA) that was held at EDSA Shangri-La Hotel. Organized by Bayan Academy, Rex Book Store Inc. And the Knowledge Channel Foundation, it is a unique educational award in the country that recognizes unique ideas and best practices in school management and teaching and learning innovations, … [Read more]