Nearing “Breakthrough” Amid PBA Delay Rookie & Southville Alumnus Carl Ravanes Is Almost There



Nearing “Breakthrough” Amid PBA Delay Rookie & Southville Alumnus Carl Ravanes Is Almost There

To make it to a national basketball league is most little boys’ dream. Yet, just when one thought that years of hard work will finally set forth, the waiting is more likely to be close to burning a time-out to set-up a play. 

The supposed PBA season kickoff usually held in April has been postponed until further advice on quarantine. The said league declared the third respite which is likely to keep its players in longer hiatus. For the veterans, it could be a relief to have longer days of preparation as they reflect from past performances. But for rookies … [Read more]

International Education: An Opportunity I Never Had – Andrew E



International Education: An Opportunity I Never Had – Andrew E

International curriculum is what I want for my kids because it’s an opportunity that I never had when I was young.

Southville celebrity parent Mr. Andrew E has always dreamed of putting his children into an international school for the main reason of setting the best starting point in their lives. 

As someone who came from a poor family, he took this experience as an inspiration to better himself as a person and eventually as a husband and father. Andrew E knew right away that to achieve this, he had to be serious about the way he viewed the value … [Read more]

Southville Alumnus, JPL-NASA Engineer MARK GONZALES and His Journey to MARS



Southville Alumnus, JPL-NASA Engineer MARK GONZALES and His Journey to MARS

“I think what led me to pursue engineering is simply my curiosity on how things work, which then matured into the possibility of life on MARS, a mission I am honored to be part of.”

NASA’s Mars Exploration Program formed in 1993 has been in constant endeavor to discover past and future human existence through a series of innovative attempts with MARS 2020 mission in current.  Southville alumnus Mark Gonzales who is working for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), a leading robotic exploration center of the solar system is the Test Lead Vision Processor of Rover PERSEVERANCE, the fifth exploratory … [Read more]

A School at Home: The Hernandez Siblings



A School at Home: The Hernandez Siblings

Families’ transition to online learning has been quite a challenge but multiply it by two, three or more kids and it can be overwhelming. Not for the Hernandez Family who created a school-like set-up at home for siblings Kylie (preschool), Zoei (grade school), and Sophie (high school) while their parents attend to their full-time jobs. 

Sophie wakes up the earliest to do physical training as an athlete, followed by Zoei, and then Kylie. The girls do their morning grooming routine, have breakfast, and proceed to their respective classrooms in the house as the school day begins. Kylie’s preschool classroom is … [Read more]

Southville Alumna Graduates Summa Cum Laude From South Korea’s Top University, Yonsei



Southville Alumna Graduates Summa Cum Laude From South Korea’s Top University, Yonsei

“I have been in Southville for my entire stay in the Philippines. I know I was in Southville for a long time as I got to experience all three campuses – Elizalde, Munich, and Luxembourg.”

Throwback to 2005, came a young girl to Southville Elizalde campus, home to successful homegrown Monarchs. Southville Alumna, Minkyoung Kyeong, a South Korean National, recently graduated Summa Cum Laude from one of Asia’s top-performing schools and  South Korea’s prestigious SKY Universities – YONSEI. It was a dream come true which started in her humble beginnings at Southville International School and Colleges. As a homegrown student, … [Read more]

Why We Love Southville’s Virtual Online Learning and Teaching (VOLT) Program



Why We Love Southville’s Virtual Online Learning and Teaching (VOLT) Program

Parents and students welcomed the academic year 2020-2021 with the Southville Virtual Online Learning and Teaching (VOLT) program to their homes. Households get the hang of overseeing the needs of students in a new set-up that family members share under a roof. Parents and guardians particularly face the most challenging aspect of the pandemic, co-teaching their children as they also work from home. While it seemed impossible to happen, the VOLT program of Southville has had parents adapt to it and make learning fun FROM HOME just like how exciting it is in school. 

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ISO Conducts The First External Remote Audit with Southville, No Non-Conformity Findings (100% Passed)



ISO Conducts The First External Remote Audit with Southville,  No Non-Conformity Findings (100% Passed)

Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) proudly announces a successful surveillance audit conducted by TUV Rheinland, a global service provider for International Organization for Standardization (ISO), Despite the pandemic that has been halting organizational operations worldwide, Southville ensured unstoppable quality service as an institution which has earned respect and recognition from ISO for the past 16 years. The ISO highly commended Southville’s Board Examinations results for higher education – 100% in Licensure Exam for Teachers (for 7 Consecutive Years), 100% in Licensure Exam for Nurses (for 5 consecutive years), 100% in Licensure Exam for Psychologists, Above National Passing Rate for … [Read more]

Southville Preschool Teachers Transform Their Personal Spaces Into A Classroom From Home



Southville Preschool Teachers Transform Their Personal Spaces Into A Classroom From Home

It was FROM HOME that we first learned the basics of life – reading, writing, and following simple instructions and where we met the people who taught us about the tiny little things our innocent selves could understand, our family. Then there came the teachers who warmly welcomed us to the place we called “school”, a place that introduced us to a world much bigger, gathered in an unfamiliar yet full of adventure little corner – our “classroom”. Both teachers and students long to create memories, seal long-lasting friendships, and learn together again just how it was like, having no … [Read more]

Senator Pia Schramm Cayetano Shares The Role of Physical Education / Sports and Values Education in Nation Building – A Southville Webinar



Senator Pia Schramm Cayetano Shares The Role of Physical Education / Sports and Values Education in Nation Building – A Southville Webinar

The seemingly unceasing pandemic has forced all of us to confront a new and frightening reality. It is every person’s responsibility to turn it into an opportunity.

COVID-19 has left everyone reeling from its unending crises, but we can reclaim a sense of normalcy in some healthy ways that can also help to overcome today’s myriad challenges. Honorable Senator Pia Schramm Cayetano – a mother, lawyer, and triathlete hosted alongside Southville International School and Colleges an impactful webinar on the Role of Physical Education, Sports, and Values Education in Community and Nation-building. The Senator started the session by encouraging people … [Read more]

Miguel Alzona, Top Filipino Scholar Receives Scholarship from University of Toronto, Accepted in 9 Universities Worldwide



Miguel Alzona, Top Filipino Scholar Receives Scholarship from University of Toronto, Accepted in 9 Universities Worldwide

17-year-old Miguel Dominico M. Alzona, a Southville homegrown student, is the first to graduate at the highest rank in his class for the Southville International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). Back in 2018, Alzona was declared as the Top Filipino Scholar at the World Scholar’s Cup – Tournament of Champions in Yale University. In the same year, he was also awarded by the New York Times for his 500-word opinion piece entitled “Africa’s Curtain Call”. 

Alzona obtained 9 university acceptances worldwide for his dream profession, a Pharmaceutical Scientist. The list includes the University College London (MSci Hons), University of Toronto (with … [Read more]