Southville Dance Troupe Learns Korean Culture

Members of Southville Dance Troupe recently attended the Korean Cultural Dance Workshop held at Korean Wave Hall, Korean Cultural Center of the Philippines, Global City, Taguig. The event was attended by fifty selected student-dancers coming from different schools in Metro Manila. Attendees were treated to an afternoon of different Korean traditional dance styles and techniques led by Mr. KIM Yong-chul of the SUP Dance Troupe and the official resource speaker-dance lecturer representative from Korea. The workshop started out with a warm up routine; a customary procedure that all dancers complete before getting into their dance act. It was followed by … [Read more]


The Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) BS Tourism college students had a rare opportunity of getting inspired by a cyberspace personality when one of the most followed Philippine travel blog writers appeared in the flesh. Last October 9, 2012, Ms. Gael Hilotin, the budget travel blogger who has drawn hundreds of thousands of visitors to her blog site “The Pinay Solo Backpacker”, graced the SISC Tourism Forum as a resource speaker. Gael did not disappoint because being a graduate of BS Anthropology, cum laude, she gave a very different perspective of traveling. She explained that among the compelling reasons … [Read more]

Southville Work and Travel Participants Return from US

Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) delegates to the Work and Travel Program of the U.S. Department of State recently returned from a 3-month exposure trip where they were placed in various work functions.


The delegates were:

1. Bancaso, Diane – BS Information Technology
2. Fernandez, Francis – BS Business Administration
3. Jarina, Kate – AB Communication
4. Go, Kenny – BS Information Technology
5. Ilao, Shiela – BS Information Technology
6. Manalo, Ryan – BS Business Administration
7. Palado, Mariejo – BS Tourism
8. Pasadas, Eric – BS Information Technology
9. Piol, Angelica – BS Pscyhology
10. Roxas, … [Read more]

Southville Holds 6th IB Commencement Exercises

The 6th Commencement Exercises of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) was held last June 4, 2012, with Ms. Deidre Fischer, Superintendent of Cebu International School, as the keynote speaker. Dr. Genevieve Ledesma-Tan, SISC Chief Executive Mentor, Dr. Marl Ferenal, SISC President and Ms. Marie Ann Mirando, IB Coordinator, graced the event.


Leading the IB graduates of Class 2012 were the awardees for Scholastic Excellence namely Andrea Rebecca Young (Silver Medal), Samantha Rae Andico (Bronze Medal), Yeun Joo Kim (Bronze Medal), Su Hyeon Kim (Bronze Medal), and Jacqueline Marie Solivio (Bronze Medal). … [Read more]

Southville Holds PASS Orientation for Parents

The Portfolio Assessment for Southville International School and Colleges Students (P.A.S.S.) is a distinguishing feature of the school that aims to hone the students’ critical thinking skills as well as to develop their innate desire to seek and explore answers to questions or ideas they have about themselves, their community, or their environment.
While the P.A.S.S. has been equated with the research paper and oral defense required of Grade School and High School graduating students, the portfolio assessment includes other requirements such as collated students’ works in their subjects, mastery of the school’s hallmarks, and other features that ensure the
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SGEN Presidents benefit concert to raise funds

Presidents from the Southville Global Education Network (SGEN) will headline “AMOUR – The Greatest Love of All” BENEFIT CONCERT for economically disadvantaged college students to access meaningful quality education. The concert will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2013, 7 p.m. at the Insular Life Corporate Centre Auditorium, Insular Life Drive, Filinvest Corporate City, Alabang, Muntinlupa City. Proceeds from the concert will be donated to the scholarship programs of SGEN’s SEED Academy and South SEED – Las Piñas Doctors Hospital College.

The theme of the concert is “love, compassion and action” and how they intertwine to “educate the youth.” “AMOUR … [Read more]

Southville Math Teams Advance in MTAP

100% of the Grade School and High School math teams of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) hurdled the elimination round of the 2012 Metrobank – MTAP (Math Teachers Association of the Philippines) – Department of Education Math Challenge Qualifier to advance to the Division Team Finals. Congratulations to the following math whizzes:


Grade 1: Edrigo Dauigoy, Joshua Perez, and Ian Mercado
Grade 2: Isaac Kim, Antwone Ong, and Gwyneth Tangog
Grade 3: Abby Franco, Jang Ku Hyo, and Kyela Jose
Grade 4: Stefano de Castro, Jeong Hoo Kim, and Seung Hun Lee
Grade 5: Arielle Gutierrez, Syou Katsumi, … [Read more]

Southville Supports Students’ Love for Poetry

“The crown of literature is poetry. It is the sublime activity of the human mind.” –William Somerset Maugham


Acknowledging the important role poetry plays in humanity, SISC recently launched its Poetry of Endearing Memories in Southville International School and Colleges (POEMS) for school year 2011-2012. This institutional activity encourages students from Preschool, Grade School, and High School to put their thoughts and feelings into verse with the best ones compiled for inclusion in the POEMS publication.


POEMS writing has stood the test of time as one of the favorite undertakings of SISC students where they discover the good … [Read more]

Southville Holds Culminating Activity for Ballet Program

This summer of 2011, Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) partnered with ACTS Manila to offer Ballet classes under its Summer SMART Programs. ACTS Manila is a registered organization of the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet and a member of the Association of Ballet Academies Philippines.


Aspiring young dancers from different schools, whose levels ranged from pre-primary to Level 3, trained for rigid sessions under the coaching of ACTS Manila’s Director, Jan L. Manlapig. After the rigorous training process, they had their Grand Culminating Activity last May 24, 2011 at SISC’s gymnasium. With the theme “United Colors of Dance”, the … [Read more]

Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) sends Southville President to the Asian Productivity Organization (APO) Workshop in Jakarta

Dr. Marl Ferenal, Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) president was a recipient of a prestigious scholarship from the Asian Productivity Organization (APO) through the auspices of the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) to attend a workshop in Jakarta, Indonesia from May 16 to 19, 2016. The workshop covered issues aimed at strengthening educational institutions offering Productivity Courses and Programs attended by representatives from the seventeen (17) member countries of APO.

Dr. Ferenal presented a country paper highlighting the impact of national productivity organization, DAP, to the Philippine industry by improving the competitiveness of the workforce. The paper also … [Read more]