As we write, the students are completing their final requirements at the end of an unprecedented academic year. They have demonstrated incredible grit and resilience to keep learning and thriving despite the constraints and hurdles created by the COVID-19 pandemic. We simply cannot say enough how inspirational they are for positively and patiently adapting to virtual classes under difficult circumstances.
Your support, dear parents, is equally important and we want to recognize the lengths you went through to ensure that your children remain engaged in learning during these trying times. Thank you for your positivity and continued trust as we … [Read more]
If there is something AMAZING about this #NewNormal during the quarantine, it’s the camaraderie among Southville parents, students, and faculty, nearing success towards the end of this challenging academic year. Nobody saw this coming yet the K12 Division has pictured an equally exciting way to recognize everyone’s hard work and grit. The team recently concluded the Online Honors Assembly, aiming to celebrate online education success to keep students on track and academically fulfilled. Parents, students, and teachers expressed their gratitude for overcoming defying stages that would test their Character, Competence, Collaboration, Creativity, and Commitment to Achieve — raising Southville’s core … [Read more]
While some Filipinos go abroad to further their studies, there is one family who returned to the Philippines expecting to get a world-class, relevant, and excellent education. After all, if expatriates and missionaries can entrust their children’s schooling to the Philippine educational system, why can’t balikbayans do the same in the comfort of their homeland?
“Upon arriving in Southville I had my doubts; doubts about moving to a foreign country, going to school all over again, the safety of my family and just starting over. As terrifying a decision as it was, my wife and I decided to take the … [Read more]
Twelve-year-old Juan Alfonso Lobien upskilled his research inclination through the Portfolio Assessment for Southville Students (PASS) – senior high school level. His study aimed to determine the relationship between Khan Academy and Standard-Based Assessment (SBA) test result. Lobien believed that students achieve Higher Math Proficiency with the help of an online courseware such as Khan exercises according to a 2013 DOST study. Findings were based on profiling of students taking up Khan sessions in particular with mastery level and time spent alongside pre and post-test result of their SBA SAS. The study signifies success among students, teachers, and parents. Respondents … [Read more]
“When he got back from school, he asked me if he could spend the money he got last Christmas to buy rice, medicine, diapers, milk, and canned goods,” shared the parent of five-year-old Julian Marius Hermano, a Senior Kinder student at Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) to support the school’s relief efforts for the victims of the Taal Volcano eruption.
Marius apparently ran to his mother after school to show the list of goods the school accepts for the Taal evacuees. “ Mommy, I’m going to donate some of my toys. Teacher showed us a list. The people from … [Read more]
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“What could be the most attainable answer to the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”
At a tender age, we sang our dreams in harmony, loud and proud, not knowing what the future has in store for us. One has dreamed of becoming a doctor and ended up becoming an engineer. Another wanted to become a pilot and decided later on to be a teacher. But we are often surprised with how our fate could be twisted, ergo, our dreams change through the course of our lives…and so … [Read more]
SUKEN (SUgaku KENtei) ,established in Japan in 1988, hails the first Filipino to meet and pass the highest level from the Philippines for the World Mathematics Certification Program. At 10th grade, Gwyneth Margaux “Gwyn” G. Tangog is the first and youngest Filipino student who passed the Pre-1st Kyu (level) examination, open to both students and professionals of any age worldwide. The exam has two parts: calculation and application. The Pre-1st Kyu test covers Quadratic Functions, Trigonometry, Sequences, Vectors, Complex Numbers, Basic Calculus, Matrices, Simple Curved Lines, and Probability. Tangog is the highest scorer from the country at … [Read more]
Two competitive delegates from Southville International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme Division hold firm of the Top 1 Filipino Scholar spot at the World Scholar’s Cup in Yale University. Just last year, Miguel Dominico Alzona was the first to receive the said award from Southville delegation. This year, Dalton Mojica secured the same title besting Filipino delegates who also joined in the tournament. Mojica exceeded the expected level of performance by obtaining the most number of medals and trophies as a new member of the Southville delegation – from Manila Rounds, Global Rounds, and the Tournament of Champions.
Among the four … [Read more]
Southville International School and Colleges’ delegates bagged 83 GOLD and 92 SILVER medals at the 2019 World Scholar’s Cup – Tournament of Champions held in YALE UNIVERSITY besting last year’s haul of 66 GOLD and 43 SILVER medals. The tournament was participated in by close to 2,000 scholars, from 630 schools from 60 countries worldwide.
This year, there were 35 delegates who represented Southville in the Scholar’s Bowl, Scholar’s Challenge, Collaborative Writing, and Team Debate. Dalton Emanuel Mojica of the Senior Division ranked Top 26 out of the thousands of delegates to become the leading scholar from the Philippines. This … [Read more]
Be a Buddy, Not a Bully!
Parents, teachers, and students gathered at the cozy indoor activity area, Southville Munich Campus’ latest attraction alongside rooms painted anew and specially decorated for engaging events such as storytelling, parenting sessions, fairs, food bazaars, and an open house for a special celebration of the consistent home-school collaboration last October. The day’s highlight was the students from preschool to Grade 5 levels guided by their advisers and guardians as they spearhead the anti-bullying campaign themselves with their little and tiny efforts to maintain a bully-free school environment. Munich Campus has formally launched its school-wide campaign … [Read more]