Welcome Message from the President – AY 2020-2021



Welcome Message from the President – AY 2020-2021

Dear Monarchs,

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) for the Academic Year 2020-2021. This upcoming school year will undoubtedly look different but we remain focused on providing our students pathways for academic success to help them reach their full potential.

SISC has a long history of online education, and we will leverage that expertise to meet the challenges posed by COVID-19. Our Virtual Online Learning and Teaching (VOLT) program is tailored for a virtual learning environment that takes full advantage of the possibilities of digital learning tools. It is not … [Read more]

Southville AY 19-20 Highlights: A Year of Many Firsts



Southville AY 19-20 Highlights: A Year of Many Firsts

To thrive in the face of adversities and face up to difficulties have had Southville weather its quest and rise above the challenges of the recent academic year – a phenomenal one. Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) delivered once again celebrating its many firsts from student achievements to institutional milestones. Approaching its 30th year anniversary, the SISC community forges a new paradigm embracing gradual transitions towards the increasing demands of global academic pursuit. 

Parents, guardians, students, faculty, employees, and partners…CONGRATULATIONS! Here’s to the academic year that was, see you in our virtual doors in August!



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Sagovac Receives Business Degree Scholarship to Germany, Europe’s Largest Economy



Sagovac Receives Business Degree Scholarship to Germany, Europe’s Largest Economy

With Germany known as the largest European economy and home to some multinational conglomerates such as Adidas and Volkswagen, a scholarship for an aspiring business major is a privilege; more so, an honor. Southville International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) graduate, Kevin Sagovac, was recently granted a scholarship from Jacobs University located in Bremen, the only English-language private school in Germany for his outstanding academic performance and other personal achievements. Sagovac feels honored to have this achievement that would help bring him towards more opportunities in the future. At Jacobs University, he will be taking a major in International Business … [Read more]

Southville Launches Virtual Online Learning and Teaching (VOLT) for Preschool to Graduate School Levels



Southville Launches Virtual Online Learning and Teaching (VOLT) for Preschool to Graduate School Levels

To ensure continued academic excellence while students and faculty stay at home, Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) is launching the Virtual Online Learning and Teaching (VOLT) for preschool, grade school, junior high school, senior high school, International Baccalaureate, college, and graduate school. Southville features a Flexible Learning Program where students may choose from.

Full Virtual

  • Teacher-Led
  • Virtual Interactive Classes  
  • Voluntary Parent/Guardian Participation

Blended (Basic Education) / Mixed-mode (College) 

  •  50% Online Interaction
  •  50%  Face-to-Face Interaction

Full Face-to-Face Program with Social Distancing

  •  Physical Class
  • Limited Number of Students with SOCIAL DISTANCING … as permitted by the government 

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Southville Honors Its Frontliners in Celebration of the Philippine Independence Day



Southville Honors Its Frontliners in Celebration of the Philippine Independence Day

In celebration of the Philippine Independence Day, we reached out to alumni, parents, and partners making up the Southville community who are braving communal responsibilities respective of their profession and accountability. We highlight five of the key industries battling the COVID-19 pandemic as we honor our worldwide frontliners rising in the face of adversity, the pride of Southville. 

Discrimination is heavily fought by practitioners in the Primary Care while people in the Public Service are on the lookout 24/7 to keep everyone provided with basic necessities indoors, ensuring safety and order in all communities. Monitoring information risk and hazard in … [Read more]

Southville Gears Up for Summer 2020 Online Classes



Southville Gears Up for Summer 2020 Online Classes

Southville gears up for the #newnormal this summer and in the new academic year that’s fast approaching. These online programs are in line to secure continuous academic excellence while students stay at home safe, healthy, and mentally productive. The ONLINE SUMMER CLASSES are designed to enhance student competencies and mastery in Math, Languages, and Science. Further, Preschool and Learning Village classes aim to develop children’s creativity, focus, emotional quotient, and discipline among others. For College, there is a list of General Education and Professional subjects that will be offered. Students may also take special classes that are non-academic. 

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Academic Excellence During Quarantine: Southville Online Honors Assembly



Academic Excellence During Quarantine:  Southville Online Honors Assembly

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]

#NEWNORMAL: Is This Psychologically Normal?



#NEWNORMAL: Is This Psychologically Normal?

“BEFORE, DURING, and AFTER the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), mental health has been an aspect that practitioners need to attend to,” said Mr. Ruel Cajili, Southville College of Psychology Dean. The progressing crisis stipulates a permanent impact on our psychological state; an impact that healthcare professionals will further gauge. These experts and practitioners join forces to track the varying factors that will challenge their lifelong campaign to raise mental health as a fundamental requisite to overall wellness especially in times of global adversity, our battle against the COVID-19. Though, it’s the present moment that will be crucial to weighing triggers … [Read more]

American Couple and Their Children: Family Study Together in One School



American Couple and Their Children: Family Study Together in One School

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]

72-Year-Old Professor Learns ‘Online Teaching’ So Students Can Keep Up During Pandemic



72-Year-Old Professor Learns ‘Online Teaching’ So Students Can Keep Up During Pandemic

Gone are the days of passive learning when education was strictly teacher-centered and students heavily relied on pure lectures and direct instructions. Time and innovation have changed the course of the learning paradigm transforming one-way discussions into active learning, bridging teachers and students to achieve progressive education in the modern age.  The 21st century has become more challenging for traditional educators who are honing a completely different generation – the millennials and Generation Z glued to the fascinating technological advancements of today’s era. Not to mention the game-changing consequence of the current pandemic transforming our old ways into the ‘call … [Read more]