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“Save Thy Mother Earth,” the Little Monarchs Uttered



“Save Thy Mother Earth,” the Little Monarchs Uttered

The Early Childhood Education (ECED) students from Munich and Star Campuses shine a light on the most pressing environmental concerns that affect us all during the 2019 Cultural Show. The little Monarchs from Nursery to Senior Kinder wore colorful ensembles and danced and sang their way into the heart and mind of their audience as a way of saving Mother Earth. In the process, they also displayed what they learn in school which is the 5Cs (Competence, Character, Collaboration, Commitment to Achieve, Creativity).C



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The students showed awareness and presented possible solutions to pressing environmental issues in their numbers.
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Monarchs Fit the Bill at Top Companies



Monarchs Fit the Bill at Top Companies

Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) annually mounts an event which will help its junior and senior college students to foster professional growth and develop skills that will respectively land them an employment and internship with known companies both locally and internationally. SISC provides its students with technical and hands-on experiences that help determine their strengths and weaknesses and intensively prepare them for the “real world“.

Through a career fair attended by prominent companies such as Mega World, Placement International, and Up Skill MNL, students were provided with opportunities as they look forward to excel in their perspective … [Read more]

Southville Achieves Highest TOEIC Proficiency Rating in Eight Years



Southville Achieves Highest TOEIC Proficiency Rating in Eight Years

The College Division of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) posted the highest language proficiency rating for Academic Year 2018-2019 besting nine other higher education institutions in Metro Manila, Cavite, and Laguna. This is also its highest rating since 2011, the year when students first started taking the examinations. The average mean score for the 468 test takers was pegged at 819/990 or an equivalent of B2 Upper Intermediate Proficiency Level in the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for Languages. The CEFR is an international standard for measuring English Language Proficiency.

Four students have likewise shown outstanding achievements as … [Read more]

Jodi Sta. Maria on ACUDETOX: An Adjunct Treatment to Psychotherapy/Counseling



Jodi Sta. Maria on ACUDETOX: An Adjunct Treatment to Psychotherapy/Counseling


Southville Psychology Dean’s Lister and Acupuncture Detox Specialist, Ms. Jodi Sta. Maria facilitated a discussion on ACUDETOX: An Adjunct Treatment to Psychotherapy/Counseling. The talk is one of the series of activities comprising Southville’s annual celebration of Psychology Week. Ms. Sta Maria shared her gained knowledge, personal experiences, and general insights on ACUDETOX which now plays a major part in her venture as a mental health practitioner.

ACUDETOX, a nonverbal treatment pioneered by Dr. Michael Smith in 1985 aims to primarily aid addiction. It also treats psycho emotional issues and physical pains such as muscle sores and migraine. Yet, Ms. … [Read more]

Reading and Library Strategies Revisited at Southville’s 2nd Reading Conference



Reading and Library Strategies Revisited at Southville’s 2nd Reading Conference

In line with Southville International School and Colleges’ quest for reading excellence, the school hosted its 2nd Reading Conference with the topic Developing Successful Readers in a Diverse Community last March 14-15, 2019. The topics covered include Reading Gains through Read Aloud, Sustaining Mindful Reading Habits, and Recreational and Intentional Reading that aim to align diverse methodologies and practices to raise highly proficient readers in today’s digital age.


Developing Successful Readers in Diverse Communities
Hon. Lourdes T. David

CHAIR of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Council of Librarians – Professional Regulation Commission (PRC)


The event formally started with a refresher
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IB History Teacher and Environmentalist Joins YSEALI Spring 2019



IB History Teacher and Environmentalist Joins YSEALI Spring 2019

Mr. Jude Russel Cuntapay made it to the list of bright young leaders set to leave for Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Spring 2019, April of this year. YSEALI, an Academic Fellowship Program sponsored by the U.S. government was launched in 2013 merging Asian nations promoting diplomacy and stronger ties among Asiatic young leaders from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam. Participants were chosen based on their respective advocacies and scholastic endeavors which primary objective is to shape a better community.

Currently, Mr. Cuntapay works with Southville’s top high school educators primarily teaching History, … [Read more]

On the Rise: Southville Institute of Tourism (SIT)



On the Rise: Southville Institute of Tourism (SIT)

The College of Tourism, now Southville Institute of Tourism or SIT celebrated the latter’s new identity catering to a broader and more diverse practitioners comprising the Tourism and Hospitality field. SIT represents quality Service which students master for a better customer satisfaction, Interpersonal Skills which students attain as they deal with all types of clients across the globe, and Training which focuses on a more practical approach advancing their knowledge on real situations that they will encounter when they officially get into the industry. The launch of its renewed brand  serves as a fresh grasp of its … [Read more]

Ninth Grader Aces Math Certification Contest



Ninth Grader Aces Math Certification Contest

A Grade 9 student from Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) passed the Suken Certification Test administered by the Mathematics Certification Institute of Japan. Gwyneth Margaux Tangog of Gr. 9 – Compassion passed the 2nd Kyu level which is meant for Grade 11 students. The Suken exam has 12 certification levels called Kyus with the 1st Kyu for college graduates being the highest.

The test was divided into two parts: the “Section 1: Calculation Test” for measuring calculation skills, and the “Section 2: Application Test” for measuring applied mathematical skills. It covers topics on fractional expressions, higher-degree equations, various functions … [Read more]

SISC Announces New President



SISC Announces New President

Southville International School and Colleges has appointed Ms. Jocelyn P. Tizon as acting president to advance the mission and vision of the school. Ms. Tizon graduated cum laude with a degree in Bachelor in Secondary Education, Major in Mathematics at Siliman University. She also holds a Master of Business Administration from American City University, Masters in International Hospitality Management at the Lyceum of the Philippines (2012), and is finishing a PhD in Management from the Lyceum of the Philippines, bringing to the position nineteen years of experience in senior leadership at SISC. She will succeed Dr. Marl Ferenal who has [Read more]

Alumnus’ Stamps and Paper Bills Collection Arrives in Southville Museum



Alumnus’ Stamps and Paper Bills Collection Arrives in Southville Museum

SISC alumnus, Jose Enrico Quinsaat, visited Southville last January 7 with a long-held collection of stamps and paper bills donated to the school’s museum. Joined by his mother, Mrs. Zeny Quinsaat, he officially turned over his collection to support the school’s mission of providing a venue to conserve artistic and historical pieces in the southern part of Metro Manila. Each of those collected stamps and paper bills tells a story as he explored different museums in foreign lands. He was impressed by the presentation in each gallery commending it as an efficient way to allow patrons to have a full … [Read more]