WASC mid-cycle visit a huge success for Southville

Southville International School and Colleges passed the midterm review of the visiting Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), USA committee who noted the students’ critical thinking skills in their dialogues with them, and the school teachers and administrators’ efforts to implement British and US common core standards to increase instructional rigor for all students.

Highlighting areas to celebrate, Gwen Ueoka from Hawaii and Patrick Houterman from Indonesia pointed to the school leadership for actively engaging teachers, staff and parents in processes related to school improvement, the teaching force for consistently using assessment data to inform instruction, and the school … [Read more]

AFSL Hosts Global Dignity Day

The Asian Federation of Student Leaders (AFSL) hosted the Philippine run of the Global Dignity Day Challenge 2014 last year at Southville International School and Colleges, city of Las Pinas.

Instituted during the World Economic Forum, Global Dignity Day is the brainchild of Young Global Leaders, HRH Crown Prince Hakkon of Norway, Prof. Pekka Himanen of Finland and thought leader, John Hope Bryant.
The Challenge was participated in by seventeen competing students and more than 200 plenary participants where three outstanding speakers were awarded:

1st Place – Ms. Alia Rafael Antig from Stonyhurst Southville International School (Lipa City campus);
2nd … [Read more]

Southville Primes Graduating Nursing Students for Professional Advancement

In preparation for a future in a specialized nursing practice, Southville’s graduating BSN students got a glimpse of Oncology Nursing through a Post Graduate Seminar on “The Role of Doctors and Allied Professionals in Cancer Care” sponsored by the Oncology Department of St. Luke’s Medical Center, Global City last August 14, 2014 at the Henry Sy Auditorium.
The event was the culmination of a three-day activity that featured the country’s premier doctors and nurse practitioners in the field of cancer care.  The keynote speaker Professor Adriano Laudico, MD presented an in-depth perspective of the magnitude of cancer in the Philippines.  … [Read more]

Southville’s Junior Philippine Computer Society elects its 2013-2014 Officers

The Junior Philippine Computer Society of Southville International School and Colleges elected its new set of officers for Academic Year 2013-2014.

Voted as President is John Benedict H. Nicolas. The other officers are John N. Panes – Vice President, Kristin Alyssa G. Luna – Secretary, Joshua Shaun O. Dolotina – Treasurer, Joshua Christian I. Fabian – Auditor, and  Anjellica G. Molino – PRO. The Level Representatives are: Jozeff Perez – 1st year, Carl John Dennis Aguinaldo – 2nd Year, and Seth Bañez – 3rd year.

Patricia Mae Reyes, Laurence Juliene Tolentino, Julius Pagdato, and Tobi Tobias comprise … [Read more]

Southville Golfers capture US Tournament title

Abegail Arevalo of Gr. 9 – Sincerity played some of her best golf in topping the 13-14 division of the 2012 US Kids Holiday Classic Golf Tournament held at the Fazio Course in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA last December 21 – 22, 2012. She posted rounds of 80 and 74 in tough windy conditions to end the year on a winning note against competition of the highest level. Abegail began the final day with a one-stroke advantage but was never in trouble as she hit four birdies for a stunning twelve-stroke victory over her nearest rivals from the United … [Read more]

College of Nursing Fosters International Collaboration

Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) recently hosted the study tour of Nursing students and faculty members from Singapore’s Ngee Ann Polytechnic School of Health Sciences. The visitors observed SISC BS Nursing students in various clinical settings, and were acquainted with SISC’s community health assessment program for the children of poor families in the barangay. Dean Carmelita Villegas, Nursing instructors and SISC Nursing students shared best practices and exchanged academic insights with the visitors.

The SISC Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, with its solid academic and clinical foundation, nurturing instruction and strong values education, prepares students to meet … [Read more]

SGEN Inks Pact with China

Led by Southville International School and Colleges, the Southville Global Education Network (SGEN) an affiliation of 7 premier educational institutions in the country, and Jimei University, one of the key universities in Fujian Province, China, strengthened their partnership once more during the visit last August 21, 2009 of the latter’s administrators headed by their President, Professor Jiande Gu, together with staff from the Chinese Education Center in the Philippines, and Hanban, the executive body of the Chinese Language Council International.
SGEN and Jimei University have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) when the former’s top brass visited China on June … [Read more]

Communication students conduct Oral Communication workshop

Communication 3 students under Ms. Mylene Manalo held their last outreach program last Wednesday, March 8, 2016, at the SISC Media Center. Students from CAA were invited to Southville International School and Colleges to participate in a “Workshop on Oral Communication”, which covers basic information in creating a PowerPoint presentation.

The outreach started with the SISC invocation followed by the prayer before meals led by Darryl Papa. The students were then asked to eat their lunch before starting with the presentation of 3 different groups led by Darryl Papa, Joan Llamas, and Lance Nator. Each group provided different topics and … [Read more]

IB Holds Interactive School Fair

Breaktimes are usually a relief from the tensions of classwork and lectures.Ultimately, the idea of learning can be a drag when one can be resting. On January 14, students of the International Baccalaureate Programme hosted a fair with interactive activities for everyone.

The IB fair was open to all from eight in the morning to four in the afternoon. Inside Luxembourg Hall, six booths— stemming from main subject groups of the intensive coursework of the students— different attractions were available to try. These included Language and Literature, Foreign Languages, Physics, Psychology, Mathematics and the Arts. Each was showcased by students … [Read more]

Southville retains IB World School status

Southville International School and Colleges successfully passed the five-year evaluation of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) receiving positive results and some commendations in the process. SISC was authorized as an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School in August 2005 and graduated its ninth batch of IB students last June 2015. Currently, the SISC IB Programme is offered in the Grades 11 and 12 levels.

As part of the IB Diploma Programme, IB schools undergo a self-evaluation every five years. The purpose of the self-evaluation is to ensure that the integrity and standards of the IB Diploma Programme are maintained. The International … [Read more]