In celebration of the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week, Southville Education Students showcased knowledge of their sign language skills as they interpreted the Philippine National Anthem and prayer during the opening ceremony of Persons and Disabilities Family Day.
“It is amazing to see fellow education students doing sign language. Language is not a barrier at all. It makes me look forward to my sign language class in the future,” says Joie Balmes, a sophomore student.
Apart from the Family Day, education students joined Persons with Disabilities Program and Parade in Las Piñas, a Consultation Forum in SM Southmall, medical … [Read more]
Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) Grades 3 – 7 students learned what it is like to be their own boss at the annual Entrepreneurship Days held recently.Organized by Math & Business Department, the program had engaging and fun activities designed to inspire the students’ interest in entrepreneurship, and their ability to create and implement innovative ideas. Prior to the event, the participants learned about teamwork and business formation as they worked in groups to create a company name, logo and slogan, assign job functions, and come up with marketable products.
During the event, SISC Grade Schoolers got the chance … [Read more]
The Parent-Teacher Conference (PTC) regarding your child’s school performance during the Second Term will be on January 25, 2013. This is also an opportune time for you to meet with your child’s sponsor who acts as his /her guardian in school. The PTC schedule will be 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (following pre-arranged schedule for parents) in Munich, Elizalde & Luxembourg Campuses.
After the PTC, Grade School and High School parents are invited to attend the Online Grades orientation session in the computer lab of your child’s campus. This Internet-based service provides parents an easy way to access information of … [Read more]
Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) has made it again!
The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), USA granted SISC another six years of accreditation that has to be re-validated by June 30, 2018. The 5-day re-accreditation process was conducted by the WASC Committee in SISC last February 2012.
The WASC accreditation committee was comprised of Chairperson Constance Oliver, Vice Chairperson William Cristelman, and members Patrick Houterman, Gwen Ueoka, William Butcher, and Andy Valadka. They evaluated SISC based on the areas of school administration, academic excellence, teaching, learning and community orientation, and diversity. After a week of class observations, … [Read more]
Gen Mark Tanno of Grade 9 – Compassion was named Most Valuable Player (MVP) by the Goshin Budo Kai, the council of Goju Ryu Karatedo blackbelts, for 2012. He was selected from among the best karatedo players from different schools for the period of November 2011 – October 2012. Gen Mark was recognized for his skills, achievement, and attitude during the awarding held last October 27, 2012. In taekwondo, Miguel Gutierrez of Grade 6 – Perseverance won a gold medal in the Poomsae event and a silver medal in the sparring event in the elementary division of the MUNTIPARLAS (Muntinlupa, … [Read more]
It is through empowering the youth that we cause change; as the youths of today, are leaders of tomorrow. Anchored on the vision of “developing movers of society”, Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) recently held a career fair for high school students from Muntinlupa, Parañaque and Las Piñas. Dubbed as SOLID Career Affair, the event aimed at helping students decide on what course to take in college through mini workshops on examining one’s multiple intelligences, photography, website designing, sign language, a tour of the nursing laboratory and actual online stock trading at the school’s Capital Market and Entrepreneurship Center. … [Read more]
While a chalk is usually a teacher’s instrument in writing lectures, two SISC high school students mastered using this unconventional medium in making an art design.
Francheska Calara of Grade 10 Conviction and Juna Lee of Grade 9 Fortitude won 1st and 2nd places respectively in the Lyra On-the-Spot Colored Chalk Menu Board Design Contest held at Sanctuario de San Antonio Parish Center, Forbes Park, Makati City. Their finished artworks which are both visually stimulating and functional bested the signage designed by other high school students.
Creativity is one of the 5Cs that Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) aims … [Read more]
A teen’s 13th birthday is always a special occasion. But when Tracy Lagacion, Grade 9 student of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) celebrated hers last June 25, 2012, she made it a special occasion not just for herself, but also for the children of SISC’s Save a PO.U.Ch. (Poor Urban Child) Program. She celebrated her birthday with the 13 P.O.U.Ch. beneficiaries she is sponsoring from CAA Elementary school, and also donated funds for the said outreach program. “Instead of having people bring me birthday gifts, I thought it would be good if I could give back to the kids … [Read more]
Gen Mark Tanno, High School II student of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC), received a Distinction Certificate in the Fermat Contest conducted by the Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC) of the University of Waterloo, Canada. He ranked in the top 25% of all the participants who took the test.
Tanno also received a Merit Award in the 9th Southeast Mathematical Olympiad held in Xiamen, China last July 25-29, 2012. He is the youngest among six participants chosen by the Mathematics Trainers’ Guild (MTG) Philippines to represent the country in the said tilt.
Congratulations Gen Mark! Your … [Read more]
Contestants from Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) received three High Distinction, four Distinction, and seven Credit Certificates in the 2013 University of New South Wales International Competition and Assessment for Schools (ICAS) in Mathematics.
Besides the Philippines, schools from Brunei, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, India, South Africa, Hong Kong, China, and the Pacific Region also participated.
Gwyneth Margaux Tangog of Gr. 4 – Humility, Gen Mark Tanno of Gr. 10 – Commitment, and Miguel Angelo Villar of Gr. 10 – Responsibility were named High Distinction awardees for belonging in the top 1% of the participants in their grade … [Read more]