Starting as a “Special School for the Intellectually Gifted” with only two students, Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) celebrates its 29th Founding Anniversary with gratitude to everyone who has joined its challenging, but a momentous journey of producing achievers and movers of society.
The recent academic year has brought Southville to greater heights with the recognitions received by its students, faculty, and staff locally and internationally. Among them are:
Celebrated the success of the FIRST homegrown graduate to top the Philippine Bar Exam, Atty. Sean Borja
Joined for the first time the World Scholar’s Cup (WSC) Tournament of Champions
Seven high school students from SISC bagged awards in the Science Summer Camp 2019 held at the National University of Singapore (NUS) campus last July 4 – 9, 2019.
Cathryn Ciara Hernandez of IB 2 won Best Essay in her event participated in by 70 contestants from six countries while Choi Sung Min of Gr. 12 – Initiative scored as a member of the Best Team. In the Science Camp Quiz Bee, Mikaela Frias of Gr. 10 – Leadership and Kim Seung Hyun of Gr. 12 – Grit got the gold award while Daniel Dacanay of Gr. 12 – Grit … [Read more]
“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]
With the challenging demands of the 4th Industrial Revolution, Southville commits not just to a classroom set-up of learning but also to experience-based programs and activities for students to showcase their acquired knowledge of Internet Governance. Students also benefit from local and international study trips exposing them to the real world of the Information Technology industry. Southville prides itself with undergraduates who are already competent programmers, developers, and field advocates at a very young age.
Just recently, SISC College of Information Technology participated at the 2019 Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance (APrIGF) at Far Eastern Federal University Campus, Russky Island, … [Read more]
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 (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]
BS Psychology alumna, Kristine Burgos bagged several awards at the 2019 World Championship of Performing Arts (WCOPA). Kristine aced several singing categories such as WORLD (gold), LATIN (silver), R&B/JAZZ/SOUL (silver), GOSPEL (bronze), and ROCK (bronze). Kristine auditioned in Batangas City the moment she found out about WCOPA. Eager to represent the Philippines, Kristine juggled her competition and board exam review schedules. As a psychology practitioner, Kristine shared, “ It is important to have your inner peace as an individual and it is important to be surrounded with people who encourage you to do your best.. For me, it was really … [Read more]
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]
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]
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.