Looking Back and Looking Forward this 2023



Looking Back and Looking Forward this 2023

The olden days placed us in a hopeful position while passing through the dark tunnels of uncertainty. The times we have spent with our students, parents, colleagues, and leaders make us realize that our clock is ticking fast and age is imminently fleeting. As we look forward to 2023, we continue to inviolably pursue our dreams together, personal or professional, by advocating for the 5Cs of success while imprinting a mark of making a difference in the lives of others. -Dr. Rolly Donato, Southville College Director… [Read more]

Season of Giving: Southville Opens Application for College Scholarships



Season of Giving: Southville Opens Application for College Scholarships

“Education is our greatest opportunity to give an irrevocable gift to the next generation.” -Ernie Fletcher

Christmas is a time of giving and sharing happiness. Gifts such as food, clothing, and shelter are a few things that can bring joy to people. Another gift that will bring joy to others is the gift of education. Hence, Southville is now opening the application for The Outstanding Performing Students scholarship program, TOPS for short.

Scholarships are available to graduating grade 12 students from public and private schools for the upcoming Academic Year 2023-2024. The scholarship is for students looking into applying to … [Read more]

Christmas Message from the Southville Principal



Christmas Message from the Southville Principal

Christmas is such a special time of the year filled with excitement, traditions, gifts, and camaraderie. Christmas is such a special time of the year filled with excitement, traditions, gifts, and camaraderie. The most important thing from Christmas this year, however, is just being back together. We have all enjoyed coming back to our campuses, activities, gatherings, and the many aspects of a Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) education that we all missed so greatly during the two years of disruptions. I am truly blessed to be part of a school community that continues to be joyful and committed. [Read more]

Southville Brings the World to Students through Online Exchange Program



Southville Brings the World to Students through Online Exchange Program

“Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) students from Grades 7 and 9 and International Baccalaureate recently met their peers in Japan through a virtual classroom exchange program. They were able to get in touch with their counterparts from Hiranuma High School in Yokohama and talk with each other via video in real time about their cultures and school life. SISC is using technology to introduce its students to different areas of the world and transform them into global citizens without leaving the classroom. Participants are given a glimpse of the routines, habits, and cultures of their peers living thousands of … [Read more]

Southville International School and Colleges get recognized for Educational and Cultural Exchange-Programs



Southville International School and Colleges get recognized for Educational and Cultural Exchange-Programs

Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) received the Certificate of Appreciation from First Place, Inc. (FPI) in grateful recognition of its strong commitment to supporting educational and cultural exchange programs that have benefited its students. The awarding was held at Dusit Thani Manila last November 12, 2022, with the Chairperson of the Southville Institute of Tourism, Rene Aligonero, representing SISC.

SISC and FPI have been partners for almost two decades in assisting SISC’s college students’ deployment and learning from internships in the United States. Participants have spoken of the excellent training they received from various hospitality businesses abroad while developing … [Read more]

Southville Monarch’s Writing gets Published in Philippine Daily Inquirer



Southville Monarch’s Writing gets Published in Philippine Daily Inquirer

A Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) Grade 11 student got a taste of what it feels like to be a published writer as her article was featured in the most widely read newspaper in the country. Regina Sara Zalameda of Gr. 11 – Efficiency wrote an introspective piece of what All Saints’ Day means to her in “Remembrance Day” which appeared in the Young Blood section of the Philippine Daily Inquirer. Getting published in Young Blood is a rite of passage for any aspiring writer in the country worth their salt as only the best three of the 300 … [Read more]

SISC, the Only International School Named to the List of Best Employers in the Philippines 2023



SISC, the Only International School Named to the List of Best Employers in the Philippines 2023

Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) has been named one of the Philippines’ Best Employers for 2023, the only international school among the educational institutions included in the overall list of 300 companies. The analysis was released by the Philippine Daily Inquirer in partnership with Statista Inc., a statistics portal and industry ranking provider. 

The list was compiled by surveying over 11,000 employees and over 2,000 companies in the country with at least 250 workers on their payrolls.

Respondents were asked to share their opinion on their companies’ work environment, compensation package, opportunities for job growth, work-life balance, image and … [Read more]

Lady Monarchs Fight back to Retain ISAC Volleyball Crown



Lady Monarchs Fight back to Retain ISAC Volleyball Crown

The Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) girls’ volleyball team successfully retained its crown after a dramatic come-from-behind win against Cebu International School (CIS) in the finals of the 2022 International Schools Activities Conference (ISAC). It was the 4th consecutive title achieved by the school after capturing the last three championships prior to the pandemic.

The SISC Monarchs forged a final showdown with CIS after overcoming British School Manila and Brent International School Baguio in straight sets during the elimination round. After losing the first set, the Lady Monarchs took the second and third sets to emerge victorious and retain … [Read more]

With a Purposeful Heart, Southville Celebrates 32 Years of Quality International Education



With a Purposeful Heart, Southville Celebrates 32 Years of Quality International Education

As Southville celebrates its 32nd anniversary, a look back at all the precious years together to reach this milestone. 

For more than three decades, Southville has delivered international education that prepares its students for global demands of the world. But behind the curtain of all the awards, accreditations, and achievements lies the true heart of Southville which is providing the best quality international education to students, creating new possibilities and opportunities around the world. 

The last 32 years bear witness to Southville’s leading approach – molding students as young as 3 years old to become who they aspire to be. … [Read more]

Back-to-back Success: Monarchs Conquer International Music and Arts Competition



Back-to-back Success: Monarchs Conquer International Music and Arts Competition

Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) Monarchs once again proved that through a grit and growth mindset, success can be achieved as a grade school student and a high school teacher were named contest winners in music and arts, respectively.

Jenica Roque of Grade 4 – Love took 1st Place in the Piano, Junior Division of the 2022 Bach International Music Competition. She competed against 277 candidates from over 21 countries in the online contest dedicated to young musicians passionate about classical composer Johann Sebastian Bach. Roque was likewise a finalist in the 2022 Tokyo International Youth Music Competition.

Special-Subjects … [Read more]