“For two decades, Libya has been known as the starting point for
African migrants wishing to leave the continent. Fi Libya kull shay mumkin, the motto goes. In Libya, everything is possible. People migrate to find jobs, to escape war and persecution, and to flee from famine and natural disasters.” Read more (page 51)…… [Read more]
Three high school students from SISC were named finalists in the secondary school category of the 2018 New York Times Asia-Pacific Writing Competition. The essays of Miguel Dominico Alzona, Akisha Julianne Cu and Vincent Romero were among the 30 finalists chosen out of thousands of entries submitted to the regional essay competition.
Responding to the question “Can people still achieve a better life through migration?”, Alzona wrote a 500-word opinion piece entitled “Africa’s Curtain Call,” Cu penned “The Elusive Dream of Migrants” and Romero composed “Immigration, The New Colossus.”
The competition encourages students to become more informed and globally minded … [Read more]
Southville Students brought home medals from the 15th International Mathematics and Science Olympiad for Primary School Students (IMSO) held last Sept. 28 to Oct. 4, 2018 in Zhejiang, China. Ervin Joshua Bautista of Gr. 6 – Perseverance won the Philippines’ lone gold medal in Science while Kristner Sheyn Saludo of Gr. 5 – Loyalty scored a silver medal also in Science.
With the theme “Smart, Skilled, and Creative in a Joyful Competition for Excellence,” the event drew almost 400 contestants from twenty-one countries and regions including Bulgaria, South Korea, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand and host China. The contestants were asked … [Read more]
Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) joins other top international schools in the country in the recently concluded Model United Nations (MUN) Local 2018, a forum for high school students to debate on current global issues and gain insights into the world of international politics and decision-making. The event was held last September 28-29, 2018 with four hundred delegates participating.
The SISC representatives bagged two major awards with Tyrulf Constantine Ekberg (8-Integrity) and David Jacob Ramos (10-Commitment) named as Best Speaker, and Neel Sharma (8-Integrity), Park Hyuk Jin (9-Compassion), Akisha Julienne Cu (IB 1) and Lester Buitizon (IB 1) cited … [Read more]
In pursuit of its advocacy to raise awareness about mental health, the Psychology Society of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC), will conduct a talk on the current updates regarding suicide prevention and approaches to battling mental and emotional struggles on October 16, 2018, 1:00PM, at Luxembourg Hall.
Held in partnership with the Human Resources Society and INK Society, the event will focus particularly on STIGMA as the next battle for mental health. Featured speakers are Dr. RJ Naguit of the Youth for Mental Health Coalition (Y4MH) and Dr. Gia Sison, a leading mental health advocate. The Psychology Talk … [Read more]
Students of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) received awards in the 2018 International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) – Science that drew over one million student entries from more than twenty countries. Ervin Joshua Bautista of Gr. 6 – Perseverance, Robert Jeremiah Rivera of Gr. 7 – Resilience, and Gwyneth Margaux Tangog of Gr. 9 – Compassion were awarded the High Distinction Certificate for placing in the top 1% of all participants in their level. Additionally, Robert Jeremiah Rivera will be awarded a medal and a medal winner’s certificate for getting the top score of his level.
Getting … [Read more]
Southville Celebrated Grandparents Day at Alabang Town Center recently. Karen Padilla-Tulfo of BSN Class 2022, shares her story of the event.
September 9 was, to put it simply, a walk to remember. The Grandparents’ Day celebration aptly titled “Heart and Sole”, was held in the Atrium of Ayala Alabang Town Center. It was well-attended by many a doting grandparent and not one frown was present in the crowd. Taking the reins of the celebration was Southville International School’s very own BS Nursing students, with their animated hosting and boundless energy, they effectively kept spirits up for the entire morning. … [Read more]
Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) held its School Spirit Week last September 17 – 21, 2018 to unify the student body and create a greater sense of school spirit. It aimed to highlight the many aspects of the SISC community in a unique and fun way, and for its members to have more pride for their school, more pride for what it stands for, and more pride for being a Monarch.
The week featured an Open Mic and Bet On Your Teacher where participants, both students and teachers, showed off
their talents. There was a Photo Booth where students … [Read more]
De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester, UK, one of the partner educational institutions of Southville International School Affiliated with Foreign University (SISFU), has been named University of the Year for Social Inclusion by The Sunday Times Good University Guide.
DMU was chosen due to its diverse population and the success of its students in exams and graduate job prospects. Vice-Chancellor Professor Dominic Shellard said that the award is a recognition of DMU as an institution where all staff and students are afforded the respect, inspiration, space and support to reach their full potential.
SISFU President Dr. Melva Diamante has nothing … [Read more]
“It is with great joy that our team made it to the BIDA Awards. Our business model is something we are proud of. Through contests like this, we are able to promote our advocacy of environmentalism and sustainability,” shares Joaquin Basilio Rodriguez and John Philip Crawford, Southville Business students in an interview.
Joaquin and John’s business paper made it to the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s 12th Search for the Best Business Idea and Development Award (BIDA) under the SERVICE Category. Their entry is entitled DLVRD: ECO FRIENDLY BIKE COURIER SERVICES. The business provides courier services thru the use … [Read more]