Could you recall a moment when your father’s military success made an impact on your life?
I remember when I was young, I wouldn’t always see my dad. So whenever I was with him, I would see how great of a leader he was – being a strict father which was a given, there I knew that he was a great military leader. This was also confirmed by his subordinates that would always tell me that my father was a great mentor who had the purest intentions in all that he did.
2Lt. Jan Hernan R. Perez, affectionately known … [Read more]
International curriculum is what I want for my kids because it’s an opportunity that I never had when I was young.
Southville celebrity parent Mr. Andrew E has always dreamed of putting his children into an international school for the main reason of setting the best starting point in their lives.
As someone who came from a poor family, he took this experience as an inspiration to better himself as a person and eventually as a husband and father. Andrew E knew right away that to achieve this, he had to be serious about the way he viewed the value … [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]
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]
“When he got back from school, he asked me if he could spend the money he got last Christmas to buy rice, medicine, diapers, milk, and canned goods,” shared the parent of five-year-old Julian Marius Hermano, a Senior Kinder student at Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) to support the school’s relief efforts for the victims of the Taal Volcano eruption.
Marius apparently ran to his mother after school to show the list of goods the school accepts for the Taal evacuees. “ Mommy, I’m going to donate some of my toys. Teacher showed us a list. The people from … [Read more]
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 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 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]
Southville Global Education Network (SGEN) through Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) and South SEED-LPDH College (SSLC), is conducting its annual Search for T.O.P.S. (Top Outstanding
Performing Students) Program. This search is open to graduating public and private Grade 12 high school students from all over the country who belong to the top 10% of the school’s graduating class.
The T.O.P.S. is SGEN’s contribution to the efforts of the Department of Education (DepEd) in inspiring students to become achievers and make them enhance their academic and leadership potentials as well as their character, values, their talents in arts, and sports … [Read more]
The SGEN Learning Village (LV) is grateful to see its little community rapidly grow as it finally turns a year old. This learning center is located at the heart of Elizalde in Parañaque City. Launched August 18, 2018 to kids 7 and below, LV started as a playhouse which has been developed as a play school. The variety of programs it offers attracted parents and kids starting with a free play who eventually proceeded to fixed classes to advance their cognitive and emotional development. The programs are designed to prepare the youth for school and assess their coping capabilities as … [Read more]