Basic Ed

Southville Alumnus Places 6th in Physical Therapy Exam

There was a mixture of emotion and slight disappointment on face of the 22 year old Gino Paulo I. Santos, a Southville High School Alumnus, when he placed 6th in the 2014 Licensure Examination for Physical Therapy (PT).

“I was really aiming for first place. If you want to make it big, you have to think big,” exclaimed Gino.

Realizing though how a feat it was that among more than 700 examinees, only 350 passed and he made it to top 6, Gino has nothing but overwhelming joy especially that he only had less than two months to review due … [Read more]

Southville Students Top in 2012-2013 Standards-Based Assessment in English and Math

Basic Education students from Southville International School and Colleges are listed in the Topnotchers in the Standards-Based Assessment in English and Math for the Academic Year 2012-2013. Kudos to the following students: Grade 1 – Won Taek Lee, Raven Briana Maat, Lauren Mattea A. Masilungan (for English). Won Taek Lee also topped the Math assessment for his grade level. For Grade 3 Math, Gwyneth Margaux Tangog got an excellent mark as well.

Asian Psychological Services and Assessment Inc. (APSA) recognizes students who are able to get the highest mean scaled ability score in English, Math, and Science from Grades 1 … [Read more]


The International Students Night with the theme, It’s more fun in Southville, was held at Luxembourg Gym on 2 July 2015. The event was attended by 53 international students. The objective of the event was to foster the smooth transition of our students from their country of origin to the Southville International School and Colleges community. The event was likewise our way of welcoming the new international students.

The event was hosted by Kevin Raqueno and Joed Legayada. To foster a sense of belongingness and to create friendship among the international students, they opened the event with an activity – … [Read more]

Southville runs Stock Market 101

Southville International School and Colleges, through the College of Business headed by Dr. Vic Manabat, in collaboration with The Capital Markets Institute of the Philippines Inc. (CMIP), organized a 2-day seminar that ran from April 20-21 on Basic Stock Market Investing for High School, College Students, and Professionals held at SISC’s School of the Future in the Luxembourg Campus.

Twenty-two participants, composed of students, housewives, teachers, insurance agents, and retirees, showed interest in earning money through the Stock Market, attended the first run of the seminar.

SISC and CMIP President, Dr. Marl V. Ferenal’s message, was followed by the lecture … [Read more]

Psychology Students attend DSM-V

Senior Psychology students from Southville International School and Colleges attended the seminar on Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder or DSM-5 last July 22, 2013 at the St. Dominic College of Asia in Bacoor, Cavite.

The seminar was well-attended by schools with psychology programs south of Manila. The resource speaker was Ateneo de Manila University’s visiting professor Dr. Roger Dale Davis from University of Florida, USA who oriented participants in the morning session on “DSM-5: What’s New and Why?” In the afternoon, the students chose the workshops they were interested in such as “Nonsuicidal Self-Injury: Making Sense of Why Pain … [Read more]

Southville Congratulates Joross Gamboa for Best Supporting Actor Win

Southville International School and Colleges takes pride in congratulating John Ross “Joross” Gamboa, AB Communication student, for winning the Best Supporting Actor Award in the 2012 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival. Cinemalaya is a film competition and festival that aims to encourage the creation of new cinematic works by Filipino filmmakers – works that boldly articulate and freely interpret the Filipino experience with fresh insight and artistic integrity.


Joross played the role of Bertong Baka, an out-of-school youth who is quiet but filled with angst, in the film Intoy Syokoy ng Kalye Marino. This full-length indie film, which falls under … [Read more]

Southville holds SPED Olympics 2013

College of Education recently hosted SPED Olympics 2013.

Formally opened by the Dean of Education, Dr. Virginia O.Caneo, the event encouraged children with special needs to participate in sports. It aimed to enhance the self-esteem of its participants and develop friendships among them. Another purpose of the said activity was to promote social capability which is of utmost importance to children who are mentally challenged to improve their social functioning.

Students from Alabang Elementary School SPED Center as well as “Here we Grow School” were invited to join the different games prepared by the EDUC students. The games were “planting … [Read more]

Roces Rocks in Search for Redhead Model

Rocking the runway with her beauty, grace and charm, High School senior Arielle Roces proved once again her modeling prowess as she was hailed one of the new faces of Redhead.

Redhead is a clothing brand exclusively available at the Girls Teens’ Wear section of SM Department Stores nationwide. Around 700 hopefuls joined the search but only twelve made it to the cut. The lucky circle of twelve underwent a series of lessons on personality development, speech eloquence, ramp walking, photography modeling, and several fashion and beauty boot camps.

Arielle’s youthful glow, confidence, and determination drove her to become one … [Read more]

SISC Bets Win Mr. and Ms. Teen SGEN 2011

Airian Lajada of HS III – Conviction and Ira de Castro of HS IV – Industry were crowned Mr. and Ms. Teen Southville Global Education Network (SGEN) 2011. The pageant was held last September 26, 2011, as part of Southville International School and Colleges’ 21st Foundation Celebration.

Lajada and de Castro bested the participants from other SGEN member schools namely: South Mansfield College in Muntinlupa City, and Stonyhurst Southville International School – Lipa City and Batangas City.

The Mr. and Ms. Teen SGEN pageant aims to bring together the students from SGEN member schools in a friendly competition where self-confidence, … [Read more]

“Making a difference as an international school”

Many are claiming to be international schools, but only a few have got the real deal.
As Dep-Ed Undersecretary for Regional Operations, Ramon C. Bacani said, “Real international schools catering primarily to foreign students are few since they can be established only by legislation if not presidential orders.”
Southville International School and Colleges (SISC), now on its 19th year, is one of only two international schools in the Philippines created by legislation.
On July 24, 2006, the Philippine Senate and the House of Representatives then headed by Sen. Manny Villar (Senate President) and Cong. Jose de Venecia, Jr. (Speaker of … [Read more]