Basic Ed


Student Tips: Back to School Reminders

Southville International School and Colleges announces the on-going construction of the TREX Global Residences, an SISC dormitory located at 585 J. Aguilar Ave., Pamplona III, Las Piñas City.
Only a 5-minute walk from the school, the Trex has 9 rooms, a swimming pool, and state-of-the-art amenities such as cable TV, DSL connection, CCTV cameras and motion-censored alarms for security purposes.
“Because we are an International School, we want Southville to be accessible to everyone-foreign and local students alike, such as those living in the nearby provinces like Laguna and Cavite, as well as nearby cities of Makati and Manila,” said … [Read more]

Understanding Multiple Intelligences of the Students

 

“Each person has a different intellectual composition.”

– Howard Gardner
Frames of Mind (1983)

Through the years, the definition on what intelligence is has been on a broader scope. Human competencies are now based on more diverse combination of traditional and non-traditional intelligence including interpersonal, intrapersonal, musical, spatial, and kinesthetic that were long overlooked. Educational institutions especially international schools in the Philippines should find ways on how to apply these multiple intelligences in the classroom.

There are advantages perceived to be connected with enrolling in an international school and we listed some below.

The Existential Intelligence group is sensitive … [Read more]

Southville Monarchs Bag an Award in International Science Camp

Six high school students from Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) participated in the Science Summer Camp 2016 held at the National University of Singapore (NUS) last July. The program intended to inculcate a life­long fascination for science as the participants engage NUS professors in lecture series, perform and-s­on workshops at state­-of­the-­art laboratories and visit highly specialized research labs.

Sofia Margarita Malvar of Grade 10 ­ Commitment received a bronze medal in the Science Camp Quiz Bee. Also participating in the science camp were Hong Da Gyeong, Hong Dohee, Cassandra Hazel Hutchings, Giuliana Medina and Matthew Ezekiel Sybingco. They were … [Read more]

What Makes International Schools Highly In Demand?

Many institutions offer quality educational program for every academic need of students but there is an observable increase of awareness towards the benefits of international schools.

There are advantages perceived to be connected with enrolling in an international school and we listed some below.

Confidence and IndependenceLearners’ growth and development goes alongside with self-actualization. The capacity to acknowledge up to what extent their capabilities are and confidence in applying their own knowledge on daily actions are essential factors that constitute learning. It is only through taking risks, confidence and independence are best learned.

Education recognized internationallyInternational school accreditations

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Svetlana Riguera is the Champion of the 2015 International Writing Competition

Svetlana Riguera (IB-1) of Southville International School and Colleges emerged as the champion in the secondary school category of the International New York Times (INYT) Writing Competition 2015. The participants were asked to write an article on the topic of global education and the entries were judged by INYT’s award-winning newsroom.

The INYT Writing Competition began in 2009 in Hong Kong as part of INYT’s InEducation program, which encourages students to engage with current affairs and become globally-minded by reading the daily newspaper. In 2015, the competition was expanded to include all of Asia.

Over two hundred entries from schools … [Read more]

NEWS

Southville’s Team ZikAway Wins Silver in PolyU Global Student Challenge 2017

Out of 189 international teams, Angelee Carandang, Celine Manese, Vanessa Muñoz and Prof. Jose Nestor Guevara of Team ZikAway from Southville International School and Colleges – College of Business, Entrepreneurship and Tourism (CBET), won the Silver Award at the PolyU Innovation & Entrepreneurship Global Student Challenge 2017 yesterday, June 29, 2017 in Hong Kong. Team ZikAway is the only Philippine team that advanced to the semis and finals. 

Gia Medina Achieves the 5th Place in NUS Science Summer Camp 2017

Gia Medina of Southville International School and Colleges finishes … [Read more]

Karatekas win big in inter-school tournament

The SISC Karatedo Team brought home gold, silver and bronze medals from the 2014 Luzon Inter-School Karate Kobudo Championship held last February 23.  The SISC karatekas finished with a medal tally of 8 gold, 5 silver, and 3 bronze against school and gyms from Bicol, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and the National Capital Region. The medal winners are:

Timothy Gabriel D. Alarcon – Gold Medal Nunchakku Kata, Gold Medal Goju Ryu Kata, Bronze Medal Boys Kumite
Maria Therese D.  Aliño – Gold Medal Girls Bo Kumite, Silver Medal Goju Ryu Kata, Bronze Medal Bo Kata
Sofia Angela M. Aquino – Gold … [Read more]

Southville Holds 2nd Letras Y Pinturas Exhibit

Southville International School and Colleges’ Visual Arts Club held its 2nd Letras Y Pinturas Exhibit recently at the school’s Museum of the South.
The exhibit featured the different works of Basic Education students using different media such as oil, acrylic and watercolor with literature as inspiration.
“Literature is a source of inspiration for any artist. Our students can show that love for reading through visual arts,” states Leo de Mesa, moderator of the Visual Arts Club.… [Read more]

Southville’s Math Wunderkind excels in 2013 ICAS – Science

Gen Mark Tanno, known as Southville International School and Colleges’ very own homegrown constant mathematical whiz proved to do extremely well not only in Math but also in another discipline – this time it’s Science by making it in the short list of top one percent participants in the recent 2013 International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) Science.
 In relation to this he earned a High Distinction certificate by placing Top 40 in the said assessment. Interpreting Data, Applying Data and Higher Order Skills are the key scientific areas wherein they were assessed by ICAS Science. Covered topics are … [Read more]

SISC IB students explore the Kingdom of Wonder

Our recent trip to the “Kingdom of Wonder” or Cambodia, consisting of 25 International Baccalaureate students and three staff members from SISC, proved to be an experience of a lifetime. Landing in Siem Reap brought us face-to-face with a civilization that was already advanced in the 9th century and constructed the most amazing temples in the 11th & 12th. At the same time, it has only recently emerged from the horror of the Kymer Rouge and the Killing Fields.

Cambodia is known for its numerous temples of breathtaking proportions such as the Angkor Wat built during the 12th century. Inside … [Read more]