“YOU MATTER”: A Call to Action from the College of Psychology



“YOU MATTER”: A Call to Action from the College of Psychology

Mental health advocates comprising of students, educators, and professionals gathered at the Luxembourg Hall on the 22nd of October for this year’s mental health talk with the topic Suicide Prevention. The event was spearheaded by mental health advocate and Top 4 BLEPP 2017 Registered psychologist, Dr. Mike U. Jimenez. During the talk, Dr. Jimenez highlighted the utmost alarming aspects of suicidal ideations. Participants were introduced to both preventive and corrective solutions to aid the increasing number of suicide cases nationwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) in its earlier report, suicide rate in the Philippines is rampant with a … [Read more]

Mr. Wraith in Shifting Frames



Mr. Wraith in Shifting Frames

Hello, my child.”

The fine man from England in his signature blue top, beloved and adored by students, faculty, and employees greets everyone resounding a familiar English accent. Seventy-year-old Mr. John C. Wraith, known as Mr. Wraith, can be spotted easily at the homey aisle of Southville International Baccalaureate Department with his white curly locks and cuddly physique. No student escapes his warden-like character, as he checks on each of them like his own child when headed to their respective classes.


As a GIFTEDNESS consultant, Mr. Wraith served London, Stockholm, and Helsinki. In Philippines, his mission is to … [Read more]

Southville receives Philippine Quality Award (PQA)



Southville  receives Philippine Quality Award (PQA)

Southville International School and Colleges has been conferred the prestigious Philippine Quality Award (PQA) Recognition for Commitment to Quality Management – the only international school awarded in Philippine history. The PQA is the highest level of national recognition for exemplary organizational performance of private and public organizations in the country. The President of the Philippines personally gives the award during the PQA Conferment Ceremony held at the Malacañang Palace.

Southville applied for the award in 2018 detailing innovations, achievements and improvements in seven key areas which comprise the PQA categories for performance excellence. The education criteria for performance excellence used are … [Read more]

Southville Holds Fight Against Bullies



Southville Holds Fight Against Bullies

This coming October 25-26, 2019, Southville International School and Colleges (SISC)  is holding a family affair against bullying with the theme “Be a Buddy, Not a Bully!” The event will feature parenting talks on how to prevent and handle traditional and cyberbullying, storytelling sessions encouraging good conduct and moral values for students, games establishing closer bonds between parents and children, etc.

SISC is committed to providing a school setting that allows students to learn and interact in a safe, caring and affirming environment. Besides its strong implementation of effective anti-bullying measures, the school is interested in working with its communities … [Read more]

International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) Commends SISC Faculty



International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) Commends SISC Faculty

The Philippines has been embracing the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme as an opportunity to escalate the global academic competence of Filipinos and foreign students residing in the country. Educators widen their teaching scope in line with the goal of this programme which is to offer an intensive preparation for top universities abroad. Students and educators from the IB community work together to understand the diverse landscape of the academe field through “differences” that makes learning more fun and dynamic. 

The International Baccalaureate Organization spotted Mr. Jude Russel Cuntapay, a History teacher from Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) to share … [Read more]

Monarchs Awarded at the 2019 Model United Nations Locals, BUITIZON to resign as CHAIR



Monarchs Awarded at the 2019 Model United Nations Locals,  BUITIZON to resign as CHAIR

The 2019 Model United Nations Locals was successfully held last September 20 to 21. Twenty-nine students from Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) participated comprising of new and veteran delegates for the Human Rights, EcoSoc, Security,General Assembly 1, and General Assembly 4 Councils . Among them are awardees Akisha Julianne Cu – Best Delegate from the Human Rights Council, Cuitlauzina Brianna Cerbito – Most Diplomatic Award from the Economic and Social Council, and David Jacob Ramos – Honorable Mention from the Security Council. Cu is in her last year under the International Baccalaureate Programme while Cerbito  and Ramos are in … [Read more]

SISC Monarchs thrive at the 2019 World Scholar’s Cup Global Round



SISC Monarchs thrive at the 2019 World Scholar’s Cup Global Round

SISC bagged 151 GOLD, 141 SILVER, 11 TROPHIES, and SPECIAL AWARDS!

Shortly after hosting the 2019 World Scholar’s Cup (WSC) – Manila Round II, Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) teamed up with WSC once again to welcome 1500+ scholars from 30 countries – this time for the Global Round. The event was held at Newport Performing Arts Theatre, Resorts World  Manila from September 6 to 11, 2019. 

Other Special Awards

This year, SISC sent almost thrice the number of scholars competing in both the junior and senior divisions than the previous year. The 51 scholars … [Read more]

AMAZING at 29!



AMAZING at 29!

Starting as a  “Special School for the Intellectually Gifted” with only two students, Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) celebrates its 29th Founding Anniversary with gratitude to everyone who has joined its challenging, but a momentous journey of producing achievers and movers of society. 



The recent academic year has brought Southville to greater heights with the recognitions received by its students, faculty, and staff locally and internationally. Among them are:

  • Celebrated the success of the FIRST homegrown graduate to top the Philippine Bar Exam, Atty. Sean Borja
  • Joined for the first time the World Scholar’s Cup (WSC) Tournament of Champions
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Monarchs Advance Science and Technology Knowledge in Singapore



Monarchs Advance Science and Technology Knowledge in Singapore

 Seven high school students from SISC bagged awards in the Science Summer Camp 2019 held at the National University of Singapore (NUS) campus last July 4 – 9, 2019.

Cathryn Ciara Hernandez of IB 2 won Best Essay in her event participated in by 70 contestants from six countries while Choi Sung Min of Gr. 12 – Initiative scored as a member of the Best Team. In the Science Camp Quiz Bee, Mikaela Frias of Gr. 10 – Leadership and Kim Seung Hyun of Gr. 12 – Grit got the gold award while Daniel Dacanay of Gr. 12 – Grit … [Read more]

Welcome Home: Southville to Welcome Expat Parents



Welcome Home: Southville to Welcome Expat Parents

Southville is holding an exciting event where Expat Parents can learn and share their experiences raising children in the Philippines. As an academic community that nurtures learners to achieve and uphold academic and values excellence, Southville is committed to providing the highest-quality, national and international standards of education to all students. We recognize that expat families face distinct challenges and have created this event as a way for our community of expat learners, teachers, and families to share their insights.

Southville is already home to a diverse community of international students that we cherish and respect. By hosting an event just for Expat Parents called “Adaptation: [Read more]