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Southville Gears Up for 2015 WASC Visit

“The entire school leadership and staff of Southville International School Colleges have shown a commitment to provide a quality educational program for its students. The curriculum and instructional methodologies are fully developed for Grades K-12 and the IB Diploma Programme,” thus reported the WASC Committee in their evaluation during their visit last February 2012.

This year, Southville is highly focused on the mid-year visit of the Western Association of School and Colleges (WASC), USA in February 2015. As part of the WASC review, committees have been formed to discuss, document, monitor and implement the self-study process to better facilitate a … [Read more]

Southville Places 4th in 2014 EdukCircle Docu Fest

Given barely two weeks of preparation for the competition in an unlikable weather, Team Southville composed of Communication and Multimedia Arts Students Arthessa Bola, Mark Castillo, Bea Dela Cruz, Jay Gurbuxani, Rhenessa Lacerna, Danica Jelina Rayos, Christel Reyes, Wilhelmina Zara, Ren De Guzman and James Ocampo, placed fourth in the 2014 2014 EdukCircle Documentary Film held last year.

With the theme Media and Politics: Reporting the Philippines’ Recent Biggest Political Scandals, the competition was sponsored by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and was held to evaluate the communication practices in different academic fields.

Team Southville topped over more than … [Read more]

Southville Math Genius off to National finals

Gen Mark Tanno of Southville International School and Colleges’ (SISC) International Baccalaureate Diploma Program hurdled the area stage of the Philippine Mathematical Olympiad (PMO) to advance to the National Finals of the oldest and most prestigious math competitions among public and private high school students in the country.

 

As one of the twenty qualifiers for the National Finals, Gen Mark will have the chance to be a part of the Philippine Team that will represent the country in the 56th International Math Olympiad (IMO) in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

The Philippine Mathematic Olympiad is a Mathematics competition for High School … [Read more]

Second Run: Parenting Seminar

It has been said that family plays a very important role in developing one’s behavior and personality thus building a good family relationship is essential in molding an individual. In line with this, the College of Psychology conducted the second run of its outreach program for parents. A series of parenting sessions were conducted every Saturday afternoon from February 22 to March 22, 2014. This was conducted by the College of Psychology as headed by its faculty and students. It was attended by parents of Phase IV CAA community. The focus was on the importance of communication among the family … [Read more]

Southville-Innove Alumna Headlines University Golf Scene

Southville International School and Colleges – INNOVE Education Solution alumna Abegail Arevalo is the rising superstar of the San Jose State University Golf Team. In her school’s latest foray, Abby finished 6th out of 45 contenders, and 1st in her school’s golf roster, in the Mountain West Conference Championship last April 18-20, 2016.

In her email, she excitedly announced to her friend, Miss Anjer, that she was finally number 1! And she was! She was the 1st finisher of their school roster and she finished 6th overall in recent conference. She also expressed that her success is due to her … [Read more]

An Easy Fix

The clamor of students on an early Saturday morning is pretty hard to miss. I walked into the Lux Hall on that very Saturday, still pretty hung up on the last few minutes (or hours) of sleep I could have gotten if I didn’t have to attend CAS. Needless to say, after gorging on a Mcdonald’s breakfast and lazily walking to the hall in an attempt to wake myself up, I was anything but excited or energized.

I was tired.

And it seemed that everyone else around me was, too. Lazy students bringing out their phones and sitting haphazardly on … [Read more]

Valedictory Speech of Svetlana Riguera (Grade School Class 2012)

Dr. Marl Ferenal, our President; Ms. Avic Suarez, our Principal; Mr. Paolo Reyes, our guest speaker; the administration, faculty and staff; parents and guests; my fellow graduates; good morning to all of you!

 

March 30, 2012. I think we will all agree that this day is definitely not ordinary. Today, we acknowledge the people met, the lessons learned, the tears shed, the laughter relished, and the memories made in our six years as elementary students. Today, we show our teachers, our parents, and most importantly ourselves that we’re no longer children. Today we show the world that we are … [Read more]

Tips for Students in Making a New Year’s Resolution

We’ve heard the jokes and read the memes about New Year’s Resolution. We have laughed at it and shared it to our friends. But the thing here, have you made one already? No matter how cliché making one is, it is still a tool in achieving more every year. The only key is to do it right and start ahead. Here are some tips: .

Assess yourself
Were you able to attain your goals last year? This is the time to ponder upon the things you did. Have you improved yourself? Have you failed more than once? Before making new … [Read more]

Preparing Your Little Child in His First Day in an International School

One of the most anticipated days for parents is the first day of school of their children; the first step towards learning and growing up. However, as any changes in life, most kids are not initially comfortable with this and will get bad-tempered in class. But still, as a parent you can exert efforts to do some activities prior to this event to prepare your little one in his first day. .

Visit the school together.
Isn’t it more comfortable to have seen the place with a loved one before staying there alone? Before your child gets lost in the … [Read more]

Maestro Arnel de Pano Teaches Choral Music to SISC Students in Open Workshop

Music lovers got a first taste of what it means to sing and perform choral music from no less than Maestro Arnel de Pano in an Open Choral Workshop held at the Southville International Schools and Colleges on January 24.

The workshop, titled “I Love Music,” had Maestro Arnel teaching the basic elements of the art to college students. Topics covered were rhythm, melody, tempo, the different musical styles and the students were encouraged to participate by singing even as they were taught how to prepare their vocal instruments. Mr. de Pano is a prominent singer, composer, and music teacher … [Read more]