Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme students for Academic Year 2012 – 2013 were warmly welcomed by the IB officers and instructors spearheaded by SISC IB Coordinator, Ms. Marie Anne Mirando.
The students were given a glimpse of the two-year IB programme, governed by the Swiss-based International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), that requires IB students to take advanced classes in six subjects, become proficient in a second language, do volunteer work, and undertake original research that results in a 4,000-word essay. They must also satisfy rigorous assessment criteria in all IB subjects before receiving the IB … [Read more]
Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) has made it again!
The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), USA granted SISC another six years of accreditation that has to be re-validated by June 30, 2018. The 5-day re-accreditation process was conducted by the WASC Committee in SISC last February 2012.
The WASC accreditation committee was comprised of Chairperson Constance Oliver, Vice Chairperson William Cristelman, and members Patrick Houterman, Gwen Ueoka, William Butcher, and Andy Valadka. They evaluated SISC based on the areas of school administration, academic excellence, teaching, learning and community orientation, and diversity. After a week of … [Read more]
Gen Mark Tanno of Grade 9 – Compassion was named Most Valuable Player (MVP) by the Goshin Budo Kai, the council of Goju Ryu Karatedo blackbelts, for 2012. He was selected from among the best karatedo players from different schools for the period of November 2011 – October 2012. Gen Mark was recognized for his skills, achievement, and attitude during the awarding held last October 27, 2012. In taekwondo, Miguel Gutierrez of Grade 6 – Perseverance won a gold medal in the Poomsae event and a silver medal in the sparring event in the elementary division of the MUNTIPARLAS (Muntinlupa, … [Read more]
It is through empowering the youth that we cause change; as the youths of today, are leaders of tomorrow. Anchored on the vision of “developing movers of society”, Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) recently held a career fair for high school students from Muntinlupa, Parañaque and Las Piñas. Dubbed as SOLID Career Affair, the event aimed at helping students decide on what course to take in college through mini workshops on examining one’s multiple intelligences, photography, website designing, sign language, a tour of the nursing laboratory and actual online stock trading at the school’s Capital Market and Entrepreneurship Center. … [Read more]
While a chalk is usually a teacher’s instrument in writing lectures, two SISC high school students mastered using this unconventional medium in making an art design.
Francheska Calara of Grade 10 Conviction and Juna Lee of Grade 9 Fortitude won 1st and 2nd places respectively in the Lyra On-the-Spot Colored Chalk Menu Board Design Contest held at Sanctuario de San Antonio Parish Center, Forbes Park, Makati City. Their finished artworks which are both visually stimulating and functional bested the signage designed by other high school students.
Creativity is one of the 5Cs that Southville International School and Colleges … [Read more]
A teen’s 13th birthday is always a special occasion. But when Tracy Lagacion, Grade 9 student of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) celebrated hers last June 25, 2012, she made it a special occasion not just for herself, but also for the children of SISC’s Save a PO.U.Ch. (Poor Urban Child) Program. She celebrated her birthday with the 13 P.O.U.Ch. beneficiaries she is sponsoring from CAA Elementary school, and also donated funds for the said outreach program. “Instead of having people bring me birthday gifts, I thought it would be good if I could give back to the kids … [Read more]
Gen Mark Tanno, High School II student of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC), received a Distinction Certificate in the Fermat Contest conducted by the Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC) of the University of Waterloo, Canada. He ranked in the top 25% of all the participants who took the test.
Tanno also received a Merit Award in the 9th Southeast Mathematical Olympiad held in Xiamen, China last July 25-29, 2012. He is the youngest among six participants chosen by the Mathematics Trainers’ Guild (MTG) Philippines to represent the country in the said tilt.
Congratulations Gen Mark! Your … [Read more]
Contestants from Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) received three High Distinction, four Distinction, and seven Credit Certificates in the 2013 University of New South Wales International Competition and Assessment for Schools (ICAS) in Mathematics.
Besides the Philippines, schools from Brunei, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, India, South Africa, Hong Kong, China, and the Pacific Region also participated.
Gwyneth Margaux Tangog of Gr. 4 – Humility, Gen Mark Tanno of Gr. 10 – Commitment, and Miguel Angelo Villar of Gr. 10 – Responsibility were named High Distinction awardees for belonging in the top 1% of the participants in their grade … [Read more]
Supreme Student Council & Council of Leaders organized the first dance competition in SISC history titled “Monarchs Streetdance Showdown”, showcasing the students’ talent for dancing, particularly in hiphop.
Seven groups from Southville International School and Colleges, SEED Academy and South-Seed LPDH College were pitted against each other. Third place went to the group Campus Dance Crew led by David Asprer. Second place went to an all-Psychology group Psychalysts led by Carisma Anne Flores. Drizzler from SEED Academy led by Joebert Pagdato won 1st place.
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The SISC team of Erika Canonizado, Cylde Huang, Chae Young Jeong, and Min Jeong Kim finished in the Top 5 of the Statistical Challenge XV
hosted by UP Variates, a socioacademic student organization in the University of the Philippines Diliman School of Statistics.
The annual inter-secondary school quiz show is one of the country’s most prestigious statistical contests featuring 41 schools from 10 provinces with the primary goal of letting students appreciate the uses of Statistics.
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