King’s College London welcomes Southville’s Alumna, Isabelle Young

King’s College London welcomes Southville’s Alumna, Isabelle Young

Our homegrown monarch is set to study abroad at one of the world’s top-ranking universities, King’s College London in January 2019.

In 2016, Isabelle Young graduated at the top of her International Baccalaureate (IB) Class. Having taken IB Biology at Higher Level fostered her interest in the natural science, which only deepened at the university.

Currently in her third year at Emory University, Isabelle is majoring in Biology. She assists in a research laboratory in the Biochemistry Department at the Emory School of Medicine. Outside of research, she is an Executive Board Member of the Asian Student Organization, a Chair [Read more]

Southville Volleybelles Secure Back-to-Back Titles

Southville Volleybelles Secure Back-to-Back Titles

The Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) girl spikers retained the International Schools Activities Conference (ISAC) volleyball crown as they swept rival Cebu International School in two sets last October 17, 2018 at Brent International School – Subic. The boys volleyball team, on the other hand, placed third runner-up among six participating teams that also included Brent International School Manila, Brent International School Subic, Brent International School
Baguio, British School Manila, Faith International Academy and Cebu International School.

Named to the all-star teams were team captains Josef Hojas for the boys and Kirsten Layla Del Mundo for the girls together … [Read more]

Southville Holds Search for Top Outstanding Performing Students

Southville Holds Search for Top Outstanding Performing Students

The annual search for Top Outstanding Performing Students (T.O.P.S.) will happen on November 17, 2018 open to graduating public and private high school students all over the country. The search is conducted yearly by Southville Global Education Network (SGEN) through Southville International School and Colleges, duly recognized by the Department of Education as the “School of the Future” and internationally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges in the U.S.A. The winners will be granted with scholarships in the SGEN schools such as Southville International School and Colleges, South Mansfield College, and South SEED-LPDH college. This event is … [Read more]

Immigration: The New Colossus by Vincent Romero

Immigration: The New Colossus by Vincent Romero

“People from all around the globe will risk life and limb, sailing across vast oceans through harsh weather, only to live through constant discrimination. The alternative is to live through famines and wars, through sicknesses and oppression. To live in the shadow of the four horsemen or to move to a strange alien world: the decision presented to the people living in such conditions is perhaps the most difficult one they will ever make. Is the choice to take the plunge into such foreboding waters made in vain? The World Migration Report: Migrant Well-being and Development, published by IOM, sought … [Read more]

The Elusive Dream of Migrants by Akisha Julianne L. Cu

The Elusive Dream of Migrants by Akisha Julianne L. Cu

“Everyone has at least one dream or goal in life, be it the dream to become the next president, the dream to get accepted into a prestigious university, or even the dream to become the next renowned scientist. The thing we all have in common with our dreams is that they are the source of our motivation and hope to achieve our goals. Immigrants and refugees have the exact same purpose in mind when they migrate to better their lives.” Read more (page 52)…[Read more]

SOUTHVILLE MONARCHS AT THE NEW YORK TIMES WRITING COMPETITION

SOUTHVILLE MONARCHS AT THE NEW YORK TIMES WRITING COMPETITION

Three high school students from SISC were named finalists in the secondary school category of the 2018 New York Times Asia-Pacific Writing Competition. The essays of Miguel Dominico Alzona, Akisha Julianne Cu and Vincent Romero were among the 30 finalists chosen out of thousands of entries submitted to the regional essay competition.

Responding to the question “Can people still achieve a better life through migration?”, Alzona wrote a 500-word opinion piece entitled “Africa’s Curtain Call,” Cu penned “The Elusive Dream of Migrants” and Romero composed “Immigration, The New Colossus.”

The competition encourages students to become more informed and globally minded … [Read more]

Southville Monarchs win at International Math-Science Competition

Southville Monarchs win at International Math-Science Competition

Southville Students brought home medals from the 15th International Mathematics and Science Olympiad for Primary School Students (IMSO) held last Sept. 28 to Oct. 4, 2018 in Zhejiang, China. Ervin Joshua Bautista of Gr. 6 – Perseverance won the Philippines’ lone gold medal in Science while Kristner Sheyn Saludo of Gr. 5 – Loyalty scored a silver medal also in Science.

With the theme “Smart, Skilled, and Creative in a Joyful Competition for Excellence,” the event drew almost 400 contestants from twenty-one countries and regions including Bulgaria, South Korea, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand and host China. The contestants were asked … [Read more]

Monarchs bring A-game to Model United Nation event

Monarchs bring A-game to Model United Nation event

Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) joins other top international schools in the country in the recently concluded Model United Nations (MUN) Local 2018, a forum for high school students to debate on current global issues and gain insights into the world of international politics and decision-making. The event was held last September 28-29, 2018 with four hundred delegates participating.

The SISC representatives bagged two major awards with Tyrulf Constantine Ekberg (8-Integrity) and David Jacob Ramos (10-Commitment) named as Best Speaker, and Neel Sharma (8-Integrity), Park Hyuk Jin (9-Compassion), Akisha Julienne Cu (IB 1) and Lester Buitizon (IB 1) cited … [Read more]

Southville Monarchs shine in international science assessment

Southville Monarchs shine in international science assessment

Students of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) received awards in the 2018 International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) – Science that drew over one million student entries from more than twenty countries. Ervin Joshua Bautista of Gr. 6 – Perseverance, Robert Jeremiah Rivera of Gr. 7 – Resilience, and Gwyneth Margaux Tangog of Gr. 9 – Compassion were awarded the High Distinction Certificate for placing in the top 1% of all participants in their level. Additionally, Robert Jeremiah Rivera will be awarded a medal and a medal winner’s certificate for getting the top score of his level.

Getting … [Read more]