ACTS Manila – Southville Ballerinas Join Performance at the CCP

ACTS Manila – Southville Ballerinas Join Performance at the CCP

Company member Pam Buot and aspirants Clare Egalla, Pia Mercado and Reese Suarez, who started ballet training at ACTS Manila – Southville under the supervision of Director Jan Manlapig, made it to the roster of the ballet show Narratives in Motion staged last November 4, 2018, at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Main Theater. The ballet company scouted talent from its affiliate schools to come up with twenty aspirants and seven company members who presented the show’s message of redemption and new beginnings.

Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) has been collaborating with ACTS Manila for the past [Read more]

Southville College of Tourism Opens Global Opportunity to Students

Southville College of Tourism Opens Global Opportunity to Students

Southville International School and Colleges’ (SISC) College of Tourism students recently attended a talk about getting a masters degree program in hospitality in Australia thru Mr. Derek Miligan, International College of Hotel Management (ICHM) Director for Student and Industry Engagements. Mr. Miligan talked about the academic and professional advantages of pursuing a graduate program in Australia.

 

The activity is just one of the many initiatives of SISC’s College of Tourism to provide its students a competitive training experience through an international practicum program. Current students are likewise required to be certified by AMADEUS, the leading global distribution system used in … [Read more]

Southville Holds Search for Top Outstanding Performing Students

Southville Holds Search for Top Outstanding Performing Students

The annual search for Top Outstanding Performing Students (T.O.P.S.) will happen on November 17, 2018 open to graduating public and private high school students all over the country. The search is conducted yearly by Southville Global Education Network (SGEN) through Southville International School and Colleges, duly recognized by the Department of Education as the “School of the Future” and internationally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges in the U.S.A. The winners will be granted with scholarships in the SGEN schools such as Southville International School and Colleges, South Mansfield College, and South SEED-LPDH college. This event is … [Read more]

SIJMA: Time To Give Back

SIJMA: Time To Give Back

“Giving back is among the most important and most valuable things that we are proud to do! And there is no greater joy in the world than to put smiles on children’s faces.” Thus shared members of the Southville International Junior Marketing Association (SIJMA) during their recently held outreach program held at BF Homes Phase 3 Gymnasium and the RCPS Rotary Center. It was a moving 3-hour activity spent with kids which left a permanent mark in the hearts of those who participated in this productive event.

SIJMA encourages other student organization to organize this kind of activity for they … [Read more]

Immigration: The New Colossus by Vincent Romero

Immigration: The New Colossus by Vincent Romero

“People from all around the globe will risk life and limb, sailing across vast oceans through harsh weather, only to live through constant discrimination. The alternative is to live through famines and wars, through sicknesses and oppression. To live in the shadow of the four horsemen or to move to a strange alien world: the decision presented to the people living in such conditions is perhaps the most difficult one they will ever make. Is the choice to take the plunge into such foreboding waters made in vain? The World Migration Report: Migrant Well-being and Development, published by IOM, sought … [Read more]

The Elusive Dream of Migrants by Akisha Julianne L. Cu

The Elusive Dream of Migrants by Akisha Julianne L. Cu

“Everyone has at least one dream or goal in life, be it the dream to become the next president, the dream to get accepted into a prestigious university, or even the dream to become the next renowned scientist. The thing we all have in common with our dreams is that they are the source of our motivation and hope to achieve our goals. Immigrants and refugees have the exact same purpose in mind when they migrate to better their lives.” Read more (page 52)…[Read more]

SOUTHVILLE MONARCHS AT THE NEW YORK TIMES WRITING COMPETITION

SOUTHVILLE MONARCHS AT THE NEW YORK TIMES WRITING COMPETITION

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 Monarchs win at International Math-Science Competition

Southville Monarchs win at International Math-Science Competition

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]

Monarchs bring A-game to Model United Nation event

Monarchs bring A-game to Model United Nation event

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]