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]
Two competitive delegates from Southville International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme Division hold firm of the Top 1 Filipino Scholar spot at the World Scholar’s Cup in Yale University. Just last year, Miguel Dominico Alzona was the first to receive the said award from Southville delegation. This year, Dalton Mojica secured the same title besting Filipino delegates who also joined in the tournament. Mojica exceeded the expected level of performance by obtaining the most number of medals and trophies as a new member of the Southville delegation – from Manila Rounds, Global Rounds, and the Tournament of Champions.
Southville Psychology Division celebrates the conjoint success of the newly licensed psychometricians and psychologists from undergraduate and graduate levels. The BS Psychology (BSP) Division scored above the national passing rate which has further increased this year while the MA Psychology (MAP) Division debuted at a hundred passing rate attained by its pioneer graduates, class of 2019. MAP is one of the first set of graduate programs launched by Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) in 2017 attended by various professionals from different industries while the BSP Division has been maintaining its highly-rated board exam performance since 2016.
Parents, teachers, and students gathered at the cozy indoor activity area, Southville Munich Campus’ latest attraction alongside rooms painted anew and specially decorated for engaging events such as storytelling, parenting sessions, fairs, food bazaars, and an open house for a special celebration of the consistent home-school collaboration last October. The day’s highlight was the students from preschool to Grade 5 levels guided by their advisers and guardians as they spearhead the anti-bullying campaign themselves with their little and tiny efforts to maintain a bully-free school environment. Munich Campus has formally launched its school-wide campaign … [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 head 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]
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]
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]
Grade 10 student Gwyneth Margaux G. Tangog marked another victory at the China Girls Mathematical Olympiad (CGMO) – her fifth international competition to date, where she earned a silver medal. The CGMO was held from August 10 to 15 in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Prior to the competition, Gwyn spent her vacation attending summer training camps, which she found beneficial for her preparation. The CGMO apparently required a higher skill level, from which Gwyn was prompted to find more ways to “learn what she needed to learn”. For example, after the summer camps, Gwyn focused her energies on further … [Read more]
Two months left before Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) welcomes scholars from all over the Philippines for the World Scholar’s Cup Manila Round 2019 happening on July 14 – 15.
Mr. Timothy Hibbins, WSC’s representative, visited SISC to officially and personally meet the Southville – WSC varsity team, coaches, and fellow organizers. “The WSC has grown for over a decade and our plan is to continue scouting scholars all over the world and to spread celebration of learning,” shared Mr. Hibbins in an interview. Southville on the other hand has been constantly training potential students who possess the qualities … [Read more]