Math Whiz Hones Up for Int’l Tourn

Today starts yet another challenging day for Gen Mark Tanno, an incoming grade six Southville student as he prepares for the upcoming mid-year international math competitions to be held in either Korea, Singapore or China.

Gen Mark aced intellectually challenging math problems during the 2010 Young Mathematicians’ In-house Intensive Training Program (YMIITP) sponsored by the Mathematics Trainers Guild of the Philippines (MTG). He ousted more than 700 other aspirants, giving him the Top Scorer Award and crowning him the privilege of representing the country in international competitions. He is set to undergo more rigid and mind-boggling trainings under the 2010 … [Read more]

Southville Nabs Twin Wins

Straight from acing consecutive wins in the International Schools Activities Conference (ISAC) Boys and Girls Volleyball Division, Southville International School and Colleges’ athletes once more bring home the bacon upon outplaying British School-Manila in the Girls Basketball finals held in Brent International School-Baguio last January 21-23, 2010. Meanwhile, the Boys Football team, placed third in the same tournament.

Making it to the meet’s all-star teams were Alyanna Ong and Miko Oyama in girls basketball, and John Taylor and Ricky Rens in boys football.

ISAC is the annual sports competition among international schools in the country. -30- [Read more]

Southville students become Microsoft Certified Professionals

Current students and recent graduates of the Information Technology course at Southville have recently gained the prestigious Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist certification on the implementation and maintenance of Microsoft Databases (SQL Server 2005). The exam takers recorded a 100% passing rate for all the non-graduated students of Southville and also a 100% passing rate for all the Southville scholars. This particular certification is valued worldwide due to the degree of difficulty with Training kits and preparation guides typically being over 1000 pages in length.

The IT industry is very volatile and demands a very high quality of professionals. Preferably those … [Read more]

19th Year Glitters with Big Events

The musical performance of Flutist Ray O. Sison and Pianist Ingrid Sala Santamaria, as well as the crowning of 2009 Mr. and Ms. SISC, highlighted the 19th founding anniversary celebration of Southville International School and Colleges.

The week-long festivity held from Sept. 14-19, 2009 featured activities such as Are you Smarter than a Southville Student?; Seminars on Parenting, Art Appreciation, Journalism and Editorial Cartooning; Science Fair; Literary Works Display; Storytelling and a lot more. The Foundation Week also launched the Open Flea Market which aims to generate funds for the SISC Outreach Program- Save a Poor Urban Child. Capping the … [Read more]

Living Up to the International Name, SISC IT Dept, KIV Share Expertise

Armed with the passion to extend expertise on Information Communications Technologies (ICT), members of the Korean Internet Volunteers (KIV) headed by Ilryoung Lee, a graduate school student of Ewha Womans University, spent a month of volunteer work in the Information Technology Department of Southville International School and Colleges.
Joining Ms. Lee are fellow volunteers Bobae Park, Taeyoung Han, and Eungyeong Hur, all part of Team UNIC (United Network of IT Community), who all underwent the extensive screening procedure of the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion (KADO) under the Ministry of Public Administration and Security. With them is Mr. … [Read more]

ABC’s of Influenza A (H1N1)

A. Signs and Symptoms
-Similar to the symptoms of regular flu such as:
Muscle or joint pains
Lack of appetite
Runny nose
Sore throat
– Vomiting or nausea
– Diarrhea

B. Mode of transmission
Exposure to droplets from the cough and sneeze of the
infected person

C. Prevention
– Cover your nose and mouth when coughing and sneezing
– Always wash hands with soap and water
– Use alcohol- based hand sanitizers
– Avoid close contact with sick people
– Increase your body’s resistance
o Have at least 8 hours of sleep
o Be physically active… [Read more]

Southville Brings Principals Together, Shares Best Practices

Recognizing the importance of coming together and learning from each other, Southville recently hosted an intimate chitchat among some school officers of private and public schools in Las Pinas.

The event was an avenue for the schools to listen to the different challenges of implementing senior high school and at the same time, discuss how they can partner to address the gaps identified.

Having been offering Grades 11 and 12 since 2005 through the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, Southville took the lead to share its best practices in Senior High School.

“The chat with fellow school administrators is a good … [Read more]

Southville BS IT Students Join ISOC InterComm 2015

July 8, 2015 – Habagat may have brought torrential rains but this did not stop the students from the college of Information Technology of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) to help in preparing for the Internet Society’s (ISOC) Intercommunity 2015, the first virtual meeting of the global society.

Hosted from SkyCity in Auckland and collocated with InternetNZ NetHui conference, the Intercommunity 2015 aims to celebrate the Internet’s ability to rise beyond boundaries and bring people together. Forums were set up across the different hubs from Asia, Africa, Latin America, North America and Europe. In two and a half hours, … [Read more]

JPCS-Southville Chapter Joins Y4IT Congress

The Junior Philippine Computer Society – Southville International School and Colleges Chapter (JPCS-SISC) attended the 12th Youth Congress on Information Technology (Y4IT) held at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay city last September 11, 2014. The Junior Philippine Computer Society – Southville International School and Colleges Chapter (JPCS-SISC) attended the 12th Youth Congress on Information Technology (Y4IT) held at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay city last September 11, 2014.
Themed “Harnessing the Power of Me”, the Y4IT event featured professionals hailing from major IT companies, leaders of the Internet governing bodies and trendy startup entrepreneurs. Fifty-nine members of the JPCS – … [Read more]

Southville Students Ace the IGCSE Exams

Southville International School and Colleges’ Hwang In Wook of International Baccalaureate (IB) 1 obtained the highest grade of A* in the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examination in Chemistry conducted by the University of Cambridge, UK. Three other SISC students got a grade of A namely Lee So Min of IB – 1 for Chemistry, Mirielle Gianna Mintu of Gr. 10 – Commitment for Biology, and Kim Kyung Rok of IB – 1 for Mathematics B. They took the test when they were in Junior High School last academic year.

Subjects are graded A*, A, B, C, D, … [Read more]