“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]
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]
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]
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 of Southville International School and Colleges finishes … [Read more]
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 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.
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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
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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]
It’s just the middle of the year and Gen Mark Tanno of Southville International School and Colleges has already brought home awards from China and Bulgaria, not only for his school but also for his country. Just before the month of July ended, Tanno helped the Philippine Team prevailed in the 2013 Math Olympiad held in Jiangxi, China by winning a silver medal. He also recently won in the ‘2013 Bulgaria International Mathematics Competition (BIMC)’ where he earned a Merit Award in the Individual Category and 2nd-runner up in the Team/Group Categoy. “I just did my best and prayed that … [Read more]