Southville Parent Education Center (SPEC) recognizes and acknowledges each parent’s significant role in the education of children. Some parents though truly experience the joys of parenthood, the filial love is nurtured as parents and children enjoy the bonds of family life. There is no rehearsal for parenting, thus, the SPEC is critical in providing support as parents experience the peaks and valleys of parenting.
We currently concluded an overview session on The 7 Habits of Successful Families which was based on the book of Stephen Covey last February 27, 2016. Parents from grade school to high school attended the parenting … [Read more]
“Southville International School and Colleges is the first organization in Asia that got the Gold certificate from IIP without going through Bronze and Silver,” Ms. Janet Webster, the IIP Accrediting Team Leader that did the 3-day assessment in Southville on August 10-12, 2015 said. The IIP Journey was indeed challenging yet fruitful as the entire SISC community worked together and supported each other in all the preparations. This proves how SISC values everyone in the organization. Amazing things do happen when we persevere and believe that we will achieve our goal. Southville did, and that’s what led us to the … [Read more]
International fiction author and Southville alumna Kate Evangelista gets a publishing deal with Swoon Reads, an imprint of Macmillan Publishers USA. In a recent interview, Kate, who did her debut as a young adult fiction writer with her novel, Taste, shared the story of her accomplishment. “Swoon Reads has this fantastic website where writers of young adult romance can post their novels in the hopes of getting chosen for their next list. At the same time, authors who do post can gain valuable feedback from fellow authors and readers alike. It’s a wonderful community. I posted No Love Allowed (then … [Read more]
You Tae Jeon, a 2012 high school graduate of SISC, was accepted in Yonsei University which is part of the Korean Ivy League. Every year, just 2 percent get into Korea’s prestigious SKY universities, whose nickname is an acronym for Seoul National University, Korea University and Yonsei University. Jeon was a member of the honors section while in SISC and his research on Phytoremediation of Lead using Pistia Stratiotes Linn was awarded most outstanding experimental research.
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The High School Division will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar on December 4 – 5, 2014, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm, at the Monarchs Gym of Luxembourg Campus. The activity is an integral part of the SISC business curriculum which provides students with the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills learned in the classroom on running a business, and become “their own boss.” It is a major requirement in the business subjects, credited as the students’ authentic assessment grade.
Prior to the event, the students created an original business concept, developed a business plan, and prepared a detailed plan … [Read more]
Elaine Hannah Solomon of Grade 7 – Gratitude represented the country in the 2014 Asian Junior Figure Skating Challenge held at the Festival Walk Glacier in Hong Kong. Aside from the Philippines, the best skaters from China, Malaysia, Thailand , Indonesia and Hong Kong took part in the annual event.
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Yoo Ho Yeong of Gr. 2 – Archimedes, Jan Ignazio Yu of Gr. 2 – Franklin, and Jeremie Keon Torralba of Gr. 4 – Humility were recognized by the Asian Psychological Services and Assessment, Inc. for topping the Standards-Based Assessment (SBA) Math exams held in various private schools nationwide last Academic Year 2013-2014. The awards ceremonies took place last November 13, 2014 during the Annual Convention of the Math Circle of the Philippines held at the Century Park Hotel in Manila.
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Knowing where to go to this year is an easy choice. We decided to visit a global city which is a capital of arts, commerce, education, fashion, and politics. No wonder, it received 16.8 million visitors in 2013 according to the Office for National Statistic’s International Passenger Survey. Known as the capital and largest city in the United Kingdom, London is the destination-to-be for the SISC IB study trip on June 15-22, 2014.
Brimming with excitement and raring to go, we did not mind the 14-hour direct flight from Manila to London. When we arrived at the Heathrow International Airport, … [Read more]
Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) High School Class 2010 alumna Katrina Geronimo placed 4th in the June 2014 Nurse Licensure Examination from 30,000 examinees all over the Philippines.
A consistent gold and values excellence awardee in SISC, Katrina entered high school at a young age and struggled trying to figure out what she wanted to take in college.
“I chose the medical field because in terms of personality and abilities, I felt that was the best choice. I don’t have regrets choosing my field but I’m not closing any door. Life is a never ending, winding road,” said Katrina.