Each of us has a favorite hangout in school. For some, it’s the cafeteria where food is readily available; or the open court for fresh air and fun bonding sessions with friends. But there are also moments when we want to be alone. And in those times, we search for something different to do, something that we would enjoy—like reading. For the non-bookworms, here’s the thing about books: they are great company during “me time”. Not only will they transport you to fictional worlds, but also infuse your mind with valuable lessons about life.
Great news to college students! The … [Read more]
The Philippines, lately, has become one of the prime locations for foreign direct investments (FDI), since there is a tremendous potential for profit to be made in developing countries or emerging markets. This is a significant factor that currently boosts the local economy, especially the local stock market. The inflow and outflow of foreign money is highly evident in the Philippine economy these days due to the mining sector since Philippines has one of the world’s best reserves in gold and other precious minerals. This is the cycle that Filipino investors take advantage of in their aim to benefit from … [Read more]
After all those days of wondering, wondering if we would make it to the end, FINALLY, HERE WE ARE AT THIS VERY MOMENT THAT marks the summit of our journey. Graduating class of 2014-2015, PLEASE join me in welcoming our guests. To our guest of honor, Ms. Melizza Soriano, to our Chief Executive Mentor, Dr. Genevieve Ledesma-Tan, to our school President, Dr. Marl V. Ferenal, to our Principal for Basic Education, Ms. Marie-Vic Suarez, the management team, school officials, honored guests, dedicated teachers, beloved parents and fellow graduates, a pleasant morning to all OF YOU!
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It was after he won Mr. Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) that alumnus LA Aguinaldo’s modeling career began. A modeling agent approached him after the pageant and offered him a modeling contract. Soon, the modeling agency sent LA’s portfolio to clients, and he started doing commercials in his free time or in between classes. LA thought that modeling is a good outlet to relax, hence, his decision to be a full-time model after college. Diverting all of his energy and time to modeling, the craft became LA’s passion. “I fixed my lifestyle. I went to bed earlier, ate healthier, … [Read more]
To our School President, Dr. Marl V. Ferenal, our Chief Executive Mentor, Dr. Genevieve Ledesma Tan, Vice President for Academic and Research, Ms. Marjorie Guttierez Tangog; Principal for Basic Education, Ms. Marie Vic F. Suarez; Deputy Principal, Ms. Olive Flores; Head of Discipline, Ms. Nolie Duran; to our Guest Speaker, Ms. Kate Evangelista; distinguished guests, faculty and staff, our parents and fellow graduates, a pleasant morning to all of you.
“By the strength of our backs, by the sweat of our brow, and by the courage of our hearts,” is a saying that I strongly believe in. It is … [Read more]
Dr. Genevieve Ledesma Tan, Dr. Marl Ferenal, Dr. Marjorie Gutierrez Tangog, Dr. Remy Lagera, our Guest Speaker Mr. Aniceto Sobrepeña, the deans of the different colleges, faculty members, parents and friends, a pleasant afternoon!
Let me begin by sharing to you The Parable of the Black Belt.
A young martial artist kneeling before the Master Sensei in a ceremony to receive a hard-earned black belt. After years of relentless training, the student has finally reached a pinnacle of achievement in the discipline.
“Before granting the belt, you must pass one more test,” says the Sensei.
“I am ready,” responds … [Read more]
To our guest of honor, Mr. Arturo Caronongan III, to our Chief Executive Mentor, Dr. Genevieve Ledesma Tan, to our school President, Dr. Marl V. Ferenal, to our Principal for Basic Education, Ms. Marie-Vic Suarez, the management team, school officials, distinguished guests, dedicated teachers, beloved parents and fellow graduates, a pleasant morning to all!
Today is a day worth remembering all the hard work and sacrifice of all the graduates this school year. Graduation Day – such a momentous occasion that will be cherished even when you leave Southville.
Now, to start off, I know that every other speech in … [Read more]
To our honorable guest speaker, Governor Grace Padaka; our Chief Executive Mentor, Dr. Genevieve Ledesma Tan; School President, Dr. Marl V. Ferenal; Vice President for Academic and Research, Ms Marjorie Guttierez Tangog; Principal for Basic Education, Ms. Marie Vic F. Suarez; members of the management, distinguished guests, faculty and staff, our dear parents, fellow graduates, friends, ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon.
According to Ralph Marston, “Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.” No man ever reached to excellence in any one art or profession without having passed through the slow and painful process of study and preparation … [Read more]