“Hello, my child.”
The fine man from England in his signature blue top, beloved and adored by students, faculty, and employees greets everyone resounding a familiar English accent. Seventy-year-old Mr. John C. Wraith, known as Mr. Wraith, can be spotted easily at the homey aisle of Southville International Baccalaureate Department with his white curly locks and cuddly physique. No student escapes his warden-like character, as he checks on each of them like his own child when headed to their respective classes.
As a GIFTEDNESS consultant, Mr. Wraith served London, Stockholm, and Helsinki. In Philippines, his mission is to expand and … [Read more]
Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) has been one with the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) in preparing students for university and life beyond through the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). For many years, SISC has been behind the global academic competence of Filipinos and foreign students residing in the country. Educators widen their teaching scope in line with the goal of this program which is to offer an intensive preparation for top learning institutions abroad. Students and educators from the IB community work together to understand the diverse landscape of the academe field through “differences” that make learning more fun … [Read more]
The 2019 Model United Nations (MUN) Locals was successfully held last September 20 to 21. Twenty-nine students from Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) participated comprising of new and veteran delegates for the Human Rights, EcoSoc, Security,General Assembly 1, and General Assembly 4 Councils . Among them are awardees Akisha Julianne Cu – Best Delegate from the Human Rights Council, Cuitlauzina Brianna Cerbito – Most Diplomatic Award from the Economic and Social Council, and David Jacob Ramos – Honorable Mention from the Security Council. Cu is in her last year under the International Baccalaureate Programme (IBDP) while Cerbito and Ramos … [Read more]
Started 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 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:
- The FIRST homegrown alumnus who topped the 2018 Philippine Bar Exam, Atty. Sean Borja
- The World Scholar’s Cup (WSC) Tournament of Champions in Yale University with homegrown student Miguel Alzona recognized
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Seven (7) 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 – … [Read more]
“A ten-month-long, rigorous ride and myriad 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 strengthened its 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. These Monarchs inspire the youth to have a well-rounded CHARACTER and perspective of … [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, the SISC College of Information Technology participated at the 2019 Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance (APrIGF) at Far Eastern Federal University Campus, Russky … [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) is 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 capabilities as … [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]