Basic Ed

Lights, Camera, Action!

Get to know Southville HS alumna Maika Someda, 3rd placer in the 2015 Peace in the Streets Global Film Festival held in New York, USA.

How did your interest in filmmaking begin?
A: My interest in film making started in my high school days when video projects are a part of our prerequisites. I remember making a video for my RVED 2 class and I received a positive feedback and high praises from my teachers for the video that I created. This impression inspired me to hone my talent in film-making.

What made you decide to set anti-bullying as the [Read more]

Southville President Marl V. Ferenal speaks at Civil Service Commission Annual Convention

The Civil Service Commission Office in collaboration with the Regional Council of Human Resource Management Practitioners in Region 1 held the 20th Regional Continuing Professional Education (CPE) for Human Resource Management Practitioners with the theme “ASEAN Integration: Implications, Challenges and Issues to the Human Resource Practitioners” on April 21-23 at Club Balai Isabel, Talisay, Batangas.

The three-day event was a residential learning program that aspired to offer participants with a better perception of ASEAN Integration. It also provided HRM Practitioners with the information and skills mainly on their awareness from the effects of the country’s inclusion in the ASEAN Integration. … [Read more]

Speech of Andrea Rebecca Young (Silver Medalist, International Baccalaureate (IB) Class 2012)

Dr. Genevieve Ledesma-Tan, Chief Executive Mentor, Dr. Marl V. Ferenal, President and IB School Head, Ms. Marie Ann Mirando, IB Coordinator, Members of the SISC Management, distinguished guest speaker Ms. Deidre Fisher, our beloved teachers, our dear parents, family, friends, and of course, fellow graduates, a pleasant evening.

I have been studying in Southville since I was in kindergarten and I honestly never expected myself to be delivering this speech on graduation day. Nevertheless, I am honored to be standing here in front of all of you.

Fellow graduates, today is the day! We are down to zero in our … [Read more]

Southville-IB Alumna Conquers Cardiff University

Imperial College of London. London School of Economics. University of San Diego. University at Buffalo. Menlo College USA. West Point Academy. Academy of Arts California. Ateneo De Manila University. University of Sto. Tomas. University of the Philippines.

Those are just a few of the world’s elite that Southville International School and Colleges graduates have conquered. Within 25 years of existence, Southville has solidified their excellent track record in gaining acceptance into and graduating with honors from top local and foreign universities. And today, proud Monarch Arielle Nicole Papa will add Cardiff University to the growing list.

Arielle Nicole Papa graduated … [Read more]

Sunshine on the Airwaves

At 26, Southville grade school alumna Inka Magnaye has already reached great heights. Get to know the woman behind the cheerful voice heard on 99.5 Play FM as she shares her amazing experiences in radio and how Southville made a huge difference in her life.

Q: How did you get into radio?
A: I come from a family of voice talents! My parents were radio DJs back in the 80’s until the early 2000’s. In fact, that was how they met! After being a voice talent myself since before I can even remember, the station that my parents used to … [Read more]


Philippine based business Southville International School & College (SISC) has been named as a leader in people management practice globally, having been a finalist in the Best Newcomer (International) category in the third annual Investors in People Awards. New to the Investors in People family, finalists in this category show an incredible passion, dedication and unswerving commitment to investing in their workforce.

The Awards, which received over 300 entries internationally, celebrates the best people management practices amongst Investors in People accredited businesses. Winners are announced at a spectacular awards ceremony and dinner on 29 June 2016 at Old Billingsgate, London. … [Read more]

Keeping the Faith: Class 2015 IB 2 Graduation Speech

Graduation Speech of Ye Woo Lee

To our distinguished guests, school administrators and staff, members of the faculty, visitors, dear parents, fellow graduates, friends, ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon!

It was not so long ago when we entered the portals of our alma mater filled with wonder and trepidation to embark on a journey of getting an IB education. And what a great journey it has been!

It seems only yesterday when I faced my father to persuade him to let me leave the comfort of my home and country to study here in the Philippines. As expected, my first … [Read more]

Theme: “Living the 5C’s: Achieve, Lead, Make an Amazing Difference”


Theme: “Living the 5C’s: Achieve, Lead, Make an Amazing Difference” High School Recognition Day
Southville International School and Colleges
June 20, 2015
Luxembourg Campus

By: Cherylette P. Lingao

Good Afternoon to our School President, Dr. Marl V. Ferenal, Ms. Marie Vic F. Suarez, Principal, Ms. Gladys Mintu and Ms. Nessie Lumbres, Deputy Principals, Ms. Judy Arguelles, School Registrar, Administrators, Faculty, Parents, Guests, and Students.

It is an honor to be invited as a guest speaker in my beloved alma mater.

I spent more time in the halls of this school more than my home when I was a student … [Read more]

From Deins Lister to Dean’s Lister


A Dean’s Lister is defined as a student of a college or university who achieves high grades during the academic year or in some, every semester. Others call these students the high achievers or even the nerds. In every college or university, they have their own standards for students to meet to be in the Dean’s List – in the standards of Southville, you have to reach a grade point average or GPA of 3.0 with no grade lower than 2.0. For some, this sounds ridiculous and even vaguely important since the mad college life is taking its course … [Read more]

International Access: The Southville IT Advantage


What is the edge of an Information Technology Graduate of Southville International School and Colleges over graduates of other universities? The Microsoft Certification!

While some BS IT graduates are still busy looking for training centers to undergo Microsoft Certification and make their resume’s impressive to potential employers, Southville IT students are already undergoing Microsoft training programs without going the hassle of enrolling in another institution, thus equipping them for the demand of the corporate world prior to their graduation.

Microsoft professional Certification Programs are integrated in Southville’s BS Information Technology curriculum. Students are given the opportunity to obtain Microsoft … [Read more]