Dear Class of 2020: A Heartfelt Message from your Southville Family



Dear Class of 2020: A Heartfelt Message from your Southville Family

From regular classes transitioning 100% online to virtually conducting graduation ceremonies, it’s definitely a success for Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) alongside its consistent delivery of international and quality education amid the changing seasons. With the school’s persistence to be always ahead through technological advancement, Southville students, parents, faculty, and employees have overcome the challenges of the pandemic and successfully delivered its graduating students to their final bow.

Southville is ready for AY 2020-2021 with the Virtual Online Learning (VOLT) Program. The VOLT Program has 3 types of Learning Modes namely: 

1. Full Virtual
2. Blended / Mixed Mode
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Southville Students Awarded at the ‘Online’ Model United Nations-North America



Southville Students Awarded at the ‘Online’ Model United Nations-North America

With over 200 participants across Asia, the North American Invitational Model United Nations Southeast Asia (NAIMUN SEA) conference awarded 5 Southville delegates with Diplomacy Awards for their outstanding performance throughout the debates. Lester Joseph D. Buitizon (IB 2), Jules Genrev P. Catungal (11-Efficiency), Jun Yeong Park (10-Commitment), David S. Ramos (11-Innovation), and Neel Sharma (9-Compassion) were among the 15 recipients of the award. From May 28 to May 31, the Georgetown University’s International Relations Association in Washington, D.C. and Model United Nations Inc. based on Singapore hosted the conference online via ZOOM with a mix of both High School … [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 

The Southville Virtual Online … [Read more]

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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College A.Y. 19-20 Year-End Message | Stay AMAZING while you STAY AT HOME



College A.Y. 19-20 Year-End Message | Stay AMAZING while you STAY AT HOME

Congratulations for the smooth ending of an unprecedented academic year. You have demonstrated incredible grit and resilience to keep learning and thriving despite the constraints and hurdles caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We simply cannot say enough how inspirational you are for positively and patiently adapting to virtual classes under difficult circumstances. 

The support of your parents/guardians is equally important and we want to recognize the lengths they went through to ensure that you remain engaged in learning during these trying times. Thank you for your positivity and continued trust as we navigate through these first-time experiences. 

As we approach … [Read more]

Basic Education A.Y. 19-20 Year-End Message | Stay AMAZING while you STAY AT HOME



Basic Education A.Y. 19-20 Year-End Message | Stay AMAZING while you STAY AT HOME

As we write, the students are completing their final requirements at the end of an unprecedented academic year. They have demonstrated incredible grit and resilience to keep learning and thriving despite the constraints and hurdles created by the COVID-19 pandemic. We simply cannot say enough how inspirational they are for positively and patiently adapting to virtual classes under difficult circumstances. 

Your support, dear parents, is equally important and we want to recognize the lengths you went through to ensure that your children remain engaged in learning during these trying times. Thank you for your positivity and continued trust as we … [Read more]

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]