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]

A Home Away From Home: Parents Conduct Storytelling at School



A Home Away From Home: Parents Conduct Storytelling at School

Southville Early Childhood Education (ECED) students were all smiles to see familiar faces read them stories last week, no one but their beloved parents. This activity is being conducted by the school for a decade now along with other related events which aim to boost active participation of the youth and developing a closer bond with their family members outside their comfort zones. Such activity contributes to the child’s confidence when a trusted guardian’s presence is felt as observed by the teachers and executives. Beyond the normal class routine, these kids are proven to be exceptionally attentive and really proud [Read more]

Grade 7 “Science Guru” Receives Double Awards in Malaysia



Grade 7 “Science Guru” Receives Double Awards in Malaysia

The Philippine Board of Studies handpicked top students nationwide to compete in Malaysia early this year for the International Science Competition. One of the few students who made it was Southville’s consistent academic varsity and veteran contender, Robert Jeremiah Rivera. Rivera participated in two categories which were the Junior Team Competition where he earned BRONZE together with his “Vietnamese” teammates and the Junior Individual Competition where he attained SILVER and was only two-point lead close to the gold. Recently, he was also awarded as the top Grade 7 student joining the Fifteen Filipino Science Wizards at ICAS, University of New [Read more]

ICAS Recognizes Southville Excellence



ICAS Recognizes Southville Excellence

Students from Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) were recognized at the annual International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) held November of this year. Gwyneth Margaux Tangog (Grade 9), Ervin Joshua Bautista(Grade 6), and Jeremiah Rivera (Grade 7) respectively received High Distinction Certificates for Science, English, and Mathematics. SISC’s Basic Education Department adheres to its promise of providing excellence in the academic development of its students conforming to the standards of the western curriculum.

 

Monarchs constantly project supreme intelligence in local and international academic competitions, recognizing Southville as a top-ranked international school in the Philippines. Recently, Southville’s [Read more]

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]