A.Y. 18-19 Highlights Across Southville



A.Y. 18-19 Highlights Across Southville

A ten-month-long of a rigorous ride and a myriad of victorious milestones.”

Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) extends its gratitude for a joint success celebrated across the campus from different divisions. It’s a variety of achievements which further showcased our mission to produce students of holistic excellence and remarkable qualities. Let us give you a recap of what an AMAZING academic year 2018-2019 had been.


SISC is the choice of award-winning celebrities who have been juggling schedules in the field of performing arts and are still academically-driven through Southville’s SBCL program. These Monarchs inspire the youth to have a … [Read more]

Multi-medalist Gwyn Tangog Celebrates Her 5th International Competition Victory



Multi-medalist Gwyn Tangog Celebrates Her 5th International Competition Victory

Grade 10 student Gwyneth Margaux G. Tangog marked another victory at the China Girls Mathematical Olympiad (CGMO) – her fifth international competition to date, where she earned a silver medal. The CGMO was held from August 10 to 15 in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Prior to the competition, Gwyn spent her vacation attending summer training camps, which she found beneficial for her preparation. The CGMO apparently required a higher skill level, from which Gwyn was prompted to find more ways to “learn what she needed to learn”. For example, after the summer camps, Gwyn focused her energies on further … [Read more]

The SGEN Learning Village Turns 1



The SGEN Learning Village Turns 1

The SGEN Learning Village (LV) couldn’t be more grateful to see its little community rapidly grow as it finally turns a year old. This learning center is located at the heart of Elizalde in Parañaque City. Launched August 18, 2018  to kids 7 and below, LV started as a playhouse which has been developed as a play school. The variety of programs it offers attracted parents and kids starting with a free play who eventually proceeded to fixed classes to advance their cognitive and emotional development. The programs are designed to prepare the youth for school and assess their coping … [Read more]

Southville Hosts the World Scholar’s Cup – Manila Round II and is now the Official Partner School for the WSC Global Rounds



Southville Hosts the World Scholar’s Cup – Manila Round II and is now the Official Partner School for the WSC Global Rounds

26 schools from the country bet on their top contenders at the recently conducted World Scholar’s Cup (WSC) Manila Round II. The two-day event was hosted by Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) which remarkably bagged several awards in Yale at the WSC-Tournament of Champions last year. Students showcased competence in four categories such as Team Debate, Scholar’s Challenge, Scholar’s Bowl, and Collaborative Writing. 

WSC Manila Round II Point Person, Mr. Gio Pastor, shared the similarities he discovered between The World Scholar’s Cup and Southville International School and Colleges leading to the partnership of the two, “We both want our [Read more]

From Philippines to US, Stan Rivera Attains STRAIGHT A’s Through IBDP



From Philippines to US, Stan Rivera Attains STRAIGHT A’s Through IBDP

Constantine “Stan” Rivera had his International Baccalaureate Diploma Program in Southville which apparently brought him to local and international academic competitions … with World Scholar’s Cup (WSC) – Tournament of Champions 2018  as the last yet the most prestigious competing body he has joined. The said competition was held in Yale University participated by 2,300 schools worldwide. Rivera and his team notably bagged major awards including the “Top Filipino Scholar” recognition given to his teammate. Stan’s excellent vocabulary skills, competitive nature, and promising ability to persuade are the utmost skills which qualified him as part of the SISC Academic Varsity, … [Read more]

Alumni Dr. Abbey Matibag and Aspiring Lawyer Ms. Monica Caro Inspire Graduating Monarchs of Grade School and High School Divisions



Alumni Dr. Abbey Matibag and Aspiring Lawyer Ms. Monica Caro Inspire  Graduating Monarchs of Grade School and High School Divisions

Southville graduation ceremonies are always filled with an array of achievers who exemplified  academic excellence recognized and celebrated by the school. This academic year, two exceptional homegrown Monarchs graced the event as they gave their respective messages to the graduates. One is a doctor, and the other one is an aspiring lawyer. These women have had a good scholastic foundation as Monarchs and furthered their level of excellence in their chosen fields. During the event, both expressed their gratitude to Southville and how its teachings still help them both in school, at work, and life in general. 

Dr. Abbey Geraldine … [Read more]

Formerly Non-English Speaker and Homegrown Monarch Finishes IBDP at Top Spot



Formerly Non-English Speaker and Homegrown Monarch Finishes IBDP at Top Spot

Nearly fourteen (14) years of gradual becoming embodied with academic grit and distinctive grace, former non-english speaking student Hyo Sang Kwak  recently completed her International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme with the Highest Honors at Southville International School and Colleges (SISC). Hyo Sang is a homegrown Monarch who started at junior prep. Hyo Sang is an only child and was raised in the Philippines. She is known by the nicknames “Hyo” and “4.0” (four point ohhh) referring to her GPA score. Hyo Sang impressively exemplified a Monarch’s grit and growth mindset through her impressive journey to top rank. 

Hyo Sang has always … [Read more]

Graduating IBDP Students Get Accepted into Top Universities Worldwide



Graduating IBDP Students Get Accepted into Top Universities Worldwide

Southville International School and Colleges proudly recognizes the outstanding achievements of the graduating class of 2019 under the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme for being accepted into top universities across the world.

Southville’s continuing tradition of excellence and commitment to develop students to be locally and globally competitive equipped with the IBDP students to be lifelong learners embodying  the school’s core values and realizing its vision and mission.

Mr. John C. Wraith, IBDP Coordinator, said “Our staff is highly privileged to work with IB students. Their potential is awesome! We work together as a team side by side to always raise … [Read more]

Southville Welcomes World Scholar’s Cup Official, Mr. Timothy Hibbins



Southville Welcomes World Scholar’s Cup Official, Mr. Timothy Hibbins

Two months left before Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) welcomes scholars from all over the Philippines for the World Scholar’s Cup Manila Round 2019 happening on July 14 – 15.


Mr. Timothy Hibbins, WSC’s representative, visited SISC to officially and personally meet the Southville – WSC varsity team, coaches, and fellow organizers. “The WSC has grown for over a decade and our plan is to continue scouting scholars all over the world and to spread celebration of learning,” shared Mr. Hibbins in an interview. Southville on the other hand has been constantly training potential students who possess the qualities … [Read more]

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]