Southville Students Learn with Virtual Language Teacher

Nowadays, students are tech savvy and spend more time on a computer than anywhere else. Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) recognizes this by using technology and interactive, multimedia activities in its learning programs, thus, motivating students with engaging learning experiences.

As a supplement to in-class work, SISC’s Basic Education Division is using the Tell Me More language training software which builds English fluency through six key language learning skills: reading, writing, listening, speaking, vocabulary, and grammar. By using this program, SISC students associate listening to reading and writing. Some of the vocabulary building exercises include picture/word association; fill in … [Read more]

Southville Student Dominates Skate Asia 2012

Minami Samantha Sunagawa, a Grade 2 student of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) – STAR Campus, bagged 3 gold medals in Skate Asia 2012 held in Sunway Pyramid Ice, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last August 2-9.
Minami was part of the Philippine Delegation that competed in the said contest which gathered more than 700 skaters.
The ice princess topped the Technical, Couples, and Character Spotlight categories in what is considered as the annual premier event for Asian and international skaters. [Read more]

Southville seeks nominations for alumni achievers

Southville International School and Colleges has a strong tradition of success among its graduates. Alumni worldwide have achieved extraordinary success in the fields of education, technology, business, entertainment, literature, and sports, among others. Through its Alumni Affairs Office, Southville is currently accepting nominations for its 2012 Alumni Achievers Awards. The award honors Southville graduates and former students from the Basic Education Division who have distinguished themselves as leaders and innovators in their careers and community. It seeks to give due recognition to Monarchs whose accomplishments communicate the dynamic excellence of Southville education and have substantially brought honor and prestige to … [Read more]

Southville students top international academic contest

Terrence Patrick Cabana of Grade 3 – Faith and Gen Mark Tanno of Grade 9 – Compassion received the High Distinction Certificate and Distinction Certificate, respectively, for being in the top one percent of the participants in the International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) that drew over one million student entries from over 6,300 schools from Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa, the United States, and the Philippines.

Cabana was awarded for his achievement in the subject area of English (High Distinction Certificate) while Tanno (Distinction Certificate) got his in the subject area of Science. … [Read more]

IB Admissions Set

Students who are up for a rigorous, independent and academically compelling pre-university program combined with global perspectives and social awareness, are now welcome to apply for Southville International School and Colleges’ (SISC) International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program for academic year 2010 – 2011. IB is an internationally recognized pre-university program of top universities in North America, Europe, and Asia.
Premiere Universities such as Stanford University, University of San Francisco, Marquette University, Hiram College, and the University of Toronto have shown interest in SISC IB graduates, while Glion Institute of Higher Education in Switzerland is offering a 10%discount in tuition fees … [Read more]

College Division Forms Pool of Outstanding Students

In response to the nationwide search for the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines (TOSP), Southville International School and Colleges initiated its own search for the Ten Outstanding Students of Southville (TOSS) to create a pool of student leaders from the different degree programs.

In an orientation for the TOSS nominees, Dr. Marl V. Ferenal, SISC President, emphasized the twin thrust of SISC, which are academic and values excellence. This was reinforced by the presentations of resource speakers Helen Gemma Vallejos, Region 2 Coordinator for the United Nations Youth Association of the Philippines, and Jeff Araula, President of the TOSP … [Read more]

Southville Inspires Budding Poets

“Poetry, beauty, romance, love – these are what we stay alive for.”
– John Keating, Dead Poets Society
In Southville International School and Colleges (SISC), students are taught as early as preschool on how to express their emotions and feelings in a positive way – through poetry. Each poem is regarded as unique as the student who wrote it.

Recently, SISC launched Poetry of Endearing Memories in Southville International School and Colleges (POEMS) for school year 2012-2013. This is an institutional activity where Basic Education students are encouraged to put their thoughts and feelings into verses. The best ones are … [Read more]

Southville Hosts Career Counseling for Seniors

The Grade 11 classes of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) recently attended a Career Exploration Symposium featuring successful people in the fields of business, technology, education, and health care who expounded on the practices, challenges, and rewards of each discipline. Career exploration activities were conducted to help the students identify their strengths and interests before deciding on a college course.

The participants were also presented with college program options available to them including those from the Southville Global Education Network. [Read more]

Southville Golfers Top World Tilt

Bringing pride and glory not just for their alma mater but also for the country are junior golfers Abegail Arevalo and Chanelle Avaricio, Grades 9 and 10 students of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC).

Arevalo and Avaricio claimed the top spots in the 13-year old and 15-year old divisions respectively of the 2012 Veritas World Junior Golf Championships held at the Pacific Palms, Los Angeles, California. Veritas is an international multi-division junior golf competition offering as many qualified young golfers from around the world the opportunity to participate. [Read more]

Southville Students’ Business Plan Stands Out

Henzor Dauigoy and Bo Ra Sin, Grade 10 students of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC), placed twelfth in the International Trade Challenge Business Plan Competition hosted by FedEx Express and the Junior Achievement of the Philippines, Inc. One hundred thirty entries vied in the competition of entrepreneurial vision and business planning skills.

The FedEx-JA ITC aims to educate and inspire young people in the Asia Pacific region to understand how entrepreneurship can improve the quality of their lives and communities. [Read more]