Southville Mathletes advance in prominent math contests

Gen Mark Tanno and Miguel Villar of the Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) International Baccalaureate Diploma Program hurdled the qualifying stage of the Philippine Mathematical Olympiad to advance to the Area Stage of the oldest and most prestigious math competition among public and private high school students in the country. They are part of the Top 50 high school math wizards from the National Capital Region who have a chance to qualify for the National Finals on January 15, 2015 where the representatives to the 56th International Math Olympiad (IMO) in Chiang Mai, Thailand will be chosen. Tanno and … [Read more]

Southville Hosts Jessica Zafra Lecture

TV5 Online News Contributor and renowned author Jessica Zafra underscored the importance of reading books and its impact to the world in her recent lecture held at Southville International School and Colleges.

Dubbed as “Ten Essential Books You Must Read To Be A Citizen of the World,” the event aimed to bring out the students’ love for reading and at the same time instill in them their invaluable role in changing the world for the better.

“It was an awakening experience for me. I am not much of a reader but the forum made me start reading. Now I appreciate … [Read more]

Southville becomes the first school in the Philippines to implement the TOEFL Junior Assessments

Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) is the first school in the Philippines to integrate the TOEFL® Junior tests in its curriculum. The TOEFL® test is the most widely respected academic English-language test in the world, recognized by more than 8,500 colleges, universities, and agencies in more than 130 countries, including Australia, Canada, the U.K., and the United States. Recently, the Educational Testing Service expanded the TOEFL® program to include younger learners aged 11+. The TOEFL® Junior assessment was developed to provide the world with fair, valid and reliable English proficiency benchmarks with global norms.

The TOEFL® Junior test was … [Read more]

Southville Dominates Asian International Schools Meet

The Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) Monarchs won the championship in girls volleyball, boys basketball, and girls football of the 2011 Asian International Schools Activities Conference (AISAC) held recently at the Global Jaya International School in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The Monarchs bested teams from British International School, Global Jaya International School – Indonesia, St. Laurensia School – Jakarta, Madania Indonesian School, and Stonyhurst Southville International School – Lipa.

The SISC girls basketball team, on the other hand, finished first runner-up, while the boys volleyball and boys football varsity teams emerged second runner-up.

Several Monarchs also earned individual sports awards with … [Read more]

Southville Celebrates Araw ng Wika

Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) Grade School Division joined the nation in its commemoration of Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa last August 19, 2011 for Grades 3-4, and August 22, 2011 for Grades 5-7.

With the theme “Ang Filipino ay Wikang Panlahat, Ilaw at Lakas sa Tuwid na Landas”, a lineup of activities was firmed up in recognition of Filipino as a common language that unites the nation.

Grades 3-7 were exposed in their Filipino classes to various meaningful level activities such as Bugtungan Quiz Bee, Poster Making, and the OPM (Original Pilipino Music) Pinoy Idol which promoted appreciation of … [Read more]

Silent Reading Program Kicks Off

To strengthen the school’s reading program and to develop in our students, teacher, and all personnel the love for reading, Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) has institutionalized the Uninterrupted Sustained Silent Reading (U.S.S.R.). In this activity, everyone in school drops whatever he/she is doing and reads as soon as the U.S.S.R. bell rings. This is done twice a month at a specified day and time. To support the program, a reading nook and mini-library have been set up in every classroom.

The first U.S.S.R. for Academic Year 2011-2012 held last June 27, 2011 was commendable. The students, teachers, and … [Read more]

Southville Library holds Fusion Conference Series 2015

The Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) Library hosted the Philippines-ASEAN Library Tourism & Hospitality (Fusion Conference Series 2015) last October 22-23, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Mini Theater. The event, attended by librarians from other institutions, was intended to help libraries in the promotion and marketing of services as well as in expanding their network. Furthermore, it “aims to infuse industry concepts to library management to better and professionalize services of library personnel and other information specialists,” said Mr. Roderick Ramos, Southville’s Library Coordinator.

Insightful topics of discussion at the conference included “Internationalizing Philippine Library … [Read more]

BSN Class of 2016 and the 5Cs

BSN Class of 2016 took on a novel challenge as sophomore students finishing their Summer term, when they actively organized a groundbreaking health promotion and wellness seminar entitled “Breaking Bad: The Lifestyle of Generation Y” held last Thursday, May 29, 2014 at the MPH, College Building. In attendance were the entire BSN Level I students, who were the target population for the health education activity. Also present were Dean Carmel Villegas and members of the faculty Ms Grace Fe Tomas, Ms. Ma. Isabelle Pascual.
The event was a sweet achievement for these aspiring nurses who collaborated and worked hard to … [Read more]

Intrams Propel Students to Fitness

Basic Education students of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) got into the spirit of friendly competition through the intramurals held on September 21, 2012 for Grade School and September 24 – 25, 2012 for High School. The events were basketball, volleyball, soccer, dodge ball, badminton, and obstacle relay which allowed the students to exhibit their athletic skills and their sportsmanship to spectators. Highlighting the whole affair was the cheer dancing competition where more than 150 cheer dancers from high school division participated.

The intramural sports competition provided a healthy, social outlet for the release of the students’ energies and … [Read more]

High School Students Relive Noli Me Tangere

The High School III Regular Filipino students of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) watched Gantimpala Theater’s staging of “Kanser: Noli Me Tangere” at Cinema 3 of SM Southmall last September 14, 2012. The students developed a better understanding and appreciation of the novel after watching the play’s creative staging, powerful visuals, clear storytelling and moving music.

The students also looked beyond the entertainment value of the production to listen to Rizal’s message to the youth of all generations to be catalysts of positive change in society.… [Read more]