Southville Math Buffs Get International Distinction

Adrian Mendoza and Romeo Say, Grade 6 students of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC), were named recipients of the Certificate of Distinction Award in the Upper Primary Division of the 2011 Australian Mathematics Competition. The award is given to students in the top 15% of each level and region.

Mendoza and Say successfully hurdled against other young mathematicians all over the world who took the competitive exam featuring thirty questions in arithmetic, algebra, geometry and problem solving.

More than 40 countries and around 600,000 participants made the Australian Mathematics Competition conducted by the Australian Mathematics Trust as the world’s … [Read more]

Psychology Validating Examination

The College of Psychology held its Validating Examination last January 26, 2015. Eighteen (18) fourth year BS Psychology graduating students took the exam. The validating examination intends to assess the competence of the Psychology majors of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) before they graduate. It is composed of various major subjects including Psychological Assessment, Abnormal Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Industrial Psychology, and Personality Theories. The examination is considered a “mock board exam.”

The College of Psychology seniors were given ample time to prepare for the validating examination. Psychology Chairperson, Mr. Ruel Cajili, set a schedule for the graduating students to … [Read more]

Southville Strengthens Alumni Spirit, Holds 1st Alumni Cup

The  1st Alumni Cup of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) held last July 12, 2014 was a celebration of teamwork, camaraderie and oneness as alumni from way back 2004 to 2013 competed in basketball, football and volleyball.

“I felt like I was back home to where I honed the skills that I have today. With all the joy, hardship, and excitement, it was such a nostalgic feeling. Yes, I feel old but getting to play again in the same fields where I grew up as a player makes me feel good,” said Sungwon Hong of Class 2012, now a … [Read more]

INNOVE Parents Orientation Set

The INNOVE Education Solution is a program in SISC for students whose needs are not met in the mainstream classrooms. It addresses the diverse needs of students through Home-School Study and Special Group Circle. Young people who have not functioned well in a regular school setting find themselves succeeding, earning credits, and developing feelings of self-worth and personal responsibility in INNOVE.

On July 13, 2012, at 4:00 pm, all parents of INNOVE students are invited to the School of the Future (SOF), 6th floor, Luxembourg Campus for a Parent Orientation. Topics of discussion at the parent orientation include an overview … [Read more]

Tanno Reaps Awards in Sectoral Division of MTAP NCR

Gen Mark Tanno of HS I – Integrity once again proved his mathematical prowess as he was conferred First Honors in the High School Category A of Mathematics Teachers Association of the Philippines (MTAP) – National Capital Region (NCR) Private Sectoral Division.

He also qualified as an Individual Finalist in the same category, after passing an intensive 2-hour exam last February 4, 2012 at Stella Maris College in Quezon City. A remarkable feat indeed, as only 15 math wizards made it to the cream of the crop out of more than 1,000 hopefuls who took the test.

Congratulations, Gen Mark! … [Read more]

Southville Awards T.O.P.S.

Out of more than a hundred students from all over the country who took the competitive Top Outstanding Performing Students (T.O.P.S.) examinations of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC), twenty hopefuls are one step closer to reaching their dreams of pursuing college education in an international educational institution.

They were lauded during the T.O.P.S. awarding ceremony held last February 29, 2012 at the School of the Future (SOF) – SISC Media Center. Scholarship grants in the different courses of SISC, as well as South SEED LPDH College (SSLC), were made available to the successful examinees.

Below is the list of … [Read more]

Southville PASS research activities go full blast

The P.A.S.S. or Portfolio Assessment for Students of Southville International School and Colleges. Research Program teaches the graduating students the value of scientific inquiry and advancement of knowledge. It provides them opportunities to demonstrate the various competencies they acquired in the different subject areas like English (writing and organization), Science (investigatory projects/experimental research), Mathematics (statistics/graphs), and History (historical analysis and perspective).
Graduating students in High School and Grade School are now very busy with their PASS research.

Below are some of the experimental research topics of Grade 6 graduating students:

• Sean Gutierrez – “Citronella and Citriodol in Fabric Conditioner”… [Read more]

Asian Language Teachers Certification: Toward Asean 2015

English Language Teachers from the Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia and Israel met in Hanoi for the six-day Propell Teacher Workshops in the various components of the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC). Jennifer Sakano and Elizabeth Park, Assessment and Program directors respectively of the Educational Testing Service (ETS) flew in from Princeton, New Jersey to conduct the workshop in the posh Pullman Hotel.

SOUTHVILLE LED THE PHILIPPINE DELEGATES

The Philippine contingent made up of Language teachers from Southville International School and Colleges, Lyceum of the Philippines (Batangas, Cavite and Laguna), Mapua Institute of Technology and De La Salle University of … [Read more]

R.E.D. Rules Southville Student Council Online Voting

Angelique Marie Perez of R.E.D. (Reaching Excellence through Development) won as President in the recently held Supreme Student Council Election. Joining her are Joylene Frivaldo – Vice-President for Activities, Joenna Morales- Secretary, Mary Collen Oquendo – Treasurer, and Sheina May Lagumbay – P.R.O. On the other hand, Eanna Irabangon and Rafael Allen Perez of A.L.A.S. (Alliance of Leaders Aiming for Success) won as Vice President for Academics and Secretary-General respectively.

The students conducted an online election via Moodle. Ms. Antonette Ramos, StudentAffairs Coordinator for College said, “With the help of Southville’s MIS (Management Information System), we were able to [Read more]

Southville Young Achievers Receive Royal Award

Eight students of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) were among those who received their Duke of Edinburgh (DoE) Awards. Sofia Angela Aquino, Julia Hong, Kim Ye In, Christina Meneses, Rae Ann Tamayo, Maria Joan Wilson, Isabelle Young and Baeg Yuna received their Bronze Award from the Head of Mission of the British Embassy to the Philippines, Mr. Trevor Lewis, in recognition of their outstanding success in educational activities and community services.

Founded by Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, in 1963, the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is the world’s leading youth achievement award operating in over 140 … [Read more]