Families’ transition to online learning has been quite a challenge but multiply it by two, three or more kids and it can be overwhelming. Not for the Hernandez Family who created a school-like set-up at home for siblings Kylie (preschool), Zoei (grade school), and Sophie (high school) while their parents attend to their full-time jobs.
Sophie wakes up the earliest to do physical training as an athlete, followed by Zoei, and then Kylie. The girls do their morning grooming routine, have breakfast, and proceed to their respective classrooms in the house as the school day begins. Kylie’s preschool classroom is … [Read more]
One of the highlights of Southville’s educational journey is the receipt of the Philippine Quality Award in 2019 by its management team headed by Chairman of the Board, Dr. Peter Laurel, and Chief Executive Mentor, Dr. Genevieve Ledesma-Tan (center).
2020 did not quite go according to plan but Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) still celebrated 30 years of developing “lifelong learners, excellence in academics and values, and movers of society who will make a difference in the 21st century” last September. It has been three decades since the school first held classes with one section of 6 preschoolers. Now, … [Read more]
“I have been in Southville for my entire stay in the Philippines. I know I was in Southville for a long time as I got to experience all three campuses – Elizalde, Munich, and Luxembourg.”
Throwback to 2005, came a young girl to Southville Elizalde campus, home to successful homegrown Monarchs. Southville Alumna, Minkyoung Kyeong, a South Korean National, recently graduated Summa Cum Laude from one of Asia’s top-performing schools and South Korea’s prestigious SKY Universities – YONSEI. It was a dream come true which started in her humble beginnings at Southville International School and Colleges. As a homegrown student, … [Read more]
Parents and students welcomed the academic year 2020-2021 with the Southville Virtual Online Learning and Teaching (VOLT) program to their homes. Households get the hang of overseeing the needs of students in a new set-up that family members share under a roof. Parents and guardians particularly face the most challenging aspect of the pandemic, co-teaching their children as they also work from home. While it seemed impossible to happen, the VOLT program of Southville has had parents adapt to it and make learning fun FROM HOME just like how exciting it is in school.
A Day in the Life of … [Read more]
Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) proudly announces a successful surveillance audit conducted by TUV Rheinland, a global service provider for International Organization for Standardization (ISO), Despite the pandemic that has been halting organizational operations worldwide, Southville ensured unstoppable quality service as an institution which has earned respect and recognition from ISO for the past 16 years. The ISO highly commended Southville’s Board Examinations results for higher education – 100% in Licensure Exam for Teachers (for 7 Consecutive Years), 100% in Licensure Exam for Nurses (for 5 consecutive years), 100% in Licensure Exam for Psychologists, Above National Passing Rate for … [Read more]
It was FROM HOME that we first learned the basics of life – reading, writing, and following simple instructions and where we met the people who taught us about the tiny little things our innocent selves could understand, our family. Then there came the teachers who warmly welcomed us to the place we called “school”, a place that introduced us to a world much bigger, gathered in an unfamiliar yet full of adventure little corner – our “classroom”. Both teachers and students long to create memories, seal long-lasting friendships, and learn together again just how it was like having no … [Read more]
The seemingly unceasing pandemic has forced all of us to confront a new and frightening reality. It is every person’s responsibility to turn it into an opportunity.
COVID-19 has left everyone reeling from its unending crises, but we can reclaim a sense of normalcy in some healthy ways that can also help to overcome today’s myriad challenges. Honorable Senator Pia Schramm Cayetano – a mother, lawyer, and triathlete hosted alongside Southville International School and Colleges an impactful webinar on the Role of Physical Education, Sports, and Values Education in Community and Nation-building. The Senator started the session by encouraging people … [Read more]
17-year-old Miguel Dominico M. Alzona, a Southville homegrown student, is the first to graduate at the highest rank in his class for the Southville International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). Back in 2018, Alzona was declared as the Top Filipino Scholar at the World Scholar’s Cup – Tournament of Champions in Yale University. In the same year, he was also awarded by the New York Times for his 500-word opinion piece entitled “Africa’s Curtain Call”.
Alzona obtained nine (9) university acceptances worldwide for his dream profession, a Pharmaceutical Scientist. The list includes the University College London (MSci Hons), University of Toronto … [Read more]
Greetings from Southville!
On August 28, 2020, honorable Senator Pia Cayetano will be gracing us with her presence to share her insights on The Role of PE/Sports and Values Education in Nation Building via a free live webinar hosted by Southville International School and Colleges (SISC). This is open to SGEN faculty, students, parents, and stakeholders. The objective of this webinar is to advocate physical wellness amid the pandemic and camaraderie towards building a stronger, better nation. Southville commits to maintaining its community’s physical wellness to prepare the workforce, academicians, and families for the challenges of the 21st-century. Southville also … [Read more]
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]