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ALUMNUS, TOPNOTCHER Atty. Sean Borja Talks About His Significant Foundation at Southville

ALUMNUS, TOPNOTCHER Atty. Sean Borja  Talks About His Significant Foundation at Southville

Having gone to an international school mapping Philippine education onto the utmost global perspective, 2018 Philippine Bar Exam Topnotcher, Atty. Sean James B. Borja considers Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) significantly influential to his success. SISC celebrates another milestone, as Borja takes the spot being its first alumnus to ever top the bar exam. “As a lawyer, I find that we need to observe what goes around on us not only through a national lens, but equally so from an international perspective.” – Borja said in an interview as we looked back to his international education journey in Southville. … [Read more]

PERFECT and TOP Scorers at TOEFL A.Y. 2018 – 2019

PERFECT and TOP Scorers at TOEFL A.Y. 2018 – 2019

Extensive vocabulary, fine diction, and concise communication skills fit the bill at the international corporate world and academic affiliates. Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) hones their diverse students to become top-notch communicators both in oral and written discourse. Employees, faculty, and parents commit to the maximum progress of the students’ communication excellence solely through the English language.Thus, relevant programs for its strict pursuit have been aligned to the institution’s curriculum.

Speak English Drive (SED) is one of Southville’s major practices followed by its students and employees on campus. The English language is on top of major conversations in every … [Read more]

“Save Thy Mother Earth,” the Little Monarchs Uttered

“Save Thy Mother Earth,” the Little Monarchs Uttered

The Early Childhood Education (ECED) students from Munich and Star Campuses shine a light on the most pressing environmental concerns that affect us all during the 2019 Cultural Show. The little Monarchs from Nursery to Senior Kinder wore colorful ensembles and danced and sang their way into the heart and mind of their audience as a way of saving Mother Earth. In the process, they also displayed what they learn in school which is the 5Cs (Competence, Character, Collaboration, Commitment to Achieve, Creativity).C



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The students showed awareness and presented possible solutions to pressing environmental issues in their numbers.
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Reading and Library Strategies Revisited at Southville’s 2nd Reading Conference

Reading and Library Strategies Revisited at Southville’s 2nd Reading Conference

In line with Southville International School and Colleges’ quest for reading excellence, the school hosted its 2nd Reading Conference with the topic Developing Successful Readers in a Diverse Community last March 14-15, 2019. The topics covered include Reading Gains through Read Aloud, Sustaining Mindful Reading Habits, and Recreational and Intentional Reading that aim to align diverse methodologies and practices to raise highly proficient readers in today’s digital age.


Developing Successful Readers in Diverse Communities
Hon. Lourdes T. David

CHAIR of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Council of Librarians – Professional Regulation Commission (PRC)


The event formally started with a refresher
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IB History Teacher and Environmentalist Joins YSEALI Spring 2019

IB History Teacher and Environmentalist Joins YSEALI Spring 2019

Mr. Jude Russel Cuntapay made it to the list of bright young leaders set to leave for Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Spring 2019, April of this year. YSEALI, an Academic Fellowship Program sponsored by the U.S. government was launched in 2013 merging Asian nations promoting diplomacy and stronger ties among Asiatic young leaders from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam. Participants were chosen based on their respective advocacies and scholastic endeavors which primary objective is to shape a better community.

Currently, Mr. Cuntapay works with Southville’s top high school educators primarily teaching History, … [Read more]

The Mystery of the Human Anatomy through the Artworks of Mirielle Gianna Mintu and Eunice Gabrielle Manio

The Mystery of the Human Anatomy through the Artworks of Mirielle Gianna Mintu and Eunice Gabrielle Manio

The human body is sacred and mysterious that each part is intended to be of explicit capacity and purpose. It also reacts to both the external and internal factors and interprets each connection it makes with other existing creatures. Such gestures could mean uniquely in contrast to the person possessing them than the outer force who sees them. In a man’s plain physique lies a kaleidoscope of invisible patterns that connects each significant component artistically depicted by Southville’s IB Visual Arts understudies, Mireille Gianna Mintu and Eunice Gabrielle Manio.


“My artworks, in general, depict the social issue of mental and
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Young Diplomats Rule Model United Nations

Young Diplomats Rule Model United Nations

Twenty-three young diplomats were sent by Southville International School and Colleges to represent the said institution at the Model United Nations Assembly 21st Conference. The team arrived at the World Health Organization Headquarters in formal wear armed with enough skills they need to survive the two-day exhaustive discussion on the world’s top issues. Three veteran delegates from the said team also joined the conference chair – Ye Eun Park (Historical Security Council), Alexandra Therese Derpo (Security Council), and Lester Joseph Buitizon (General Assembly for Special Political and Decolonisation). The whole morning was exclusively devoted for goals composing and campaigning. … [Read more]

Southville Math whizzes win big in Singapore

Southville Math whizzes win big in Singapore

Mathletes from Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) took part and won a total of three medals at the 2019 Southeast Asian Mathematical Olympiad (SEAMO X) held in Singapore last January 19, 2019. Kristner Sheyn Saludo of Gr. 5 – Loyalty won a gold medal for placing in the top 0.025% of the participating students from Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Jakarta, Brunei, Timor-Leste and the Philippines.

Ervin Joshua Bautista of Gr. 6 – Perseverance, on the other hand, gained a silver medal for belonging in the next 1% while Jun Hong Jang of Gr. 12 – … [Read more]

Ninth Grader Aces Math Certification Contest

Ninth Grader Aces Math Certification Contest

A Grade 9 student from Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) passed the Suken Certification Test administered by the Mathematics Certification Institute of Japan. Gwyneth Margaux Tangog of Gr. 9 – Compassion passed the 2nd Kyu level which is meant for Grade 11 students. The Suken exam has 12 certification levels called Kyus with the 1st Kyu for college graduates being the highest.

The test was divided into two parts: the “Section 1: Calculation Test” for measuring calculation skills, and the “Section 2: Application Test” for measuring applied mathematical skills. It covers topics on fractional expressions, higher-degree equations, various functions … [Read more]

This Little Monarch is the Next Big Thing

This Little Monarch is the Next Big Thing

Tchelzy Mei Maayo, currently in Grade 1, won a bronze medal in floor exercises in the recent Hong Kong International Carnival 2018. The international meet featured 600 gymnasts from 15 gymnastic clubs from 6 countries. Maayo eventually landed in the Top 8 from the 68 gymnasts who competed in her level. The floor exercises involve tumbling and dance skills that include leaps, jumps and turns while using the entire floor mat during the performance.

She developed her interest in gymnastics in the summer of 2017. After a year, she immediately ascended to Level 2.  Her coach commends her passion for [Read more]