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Alumni Dr. Abbey Matibag and Aspiring Lawyer Ms. Monica Caro Inspire Graduating Monarchs of Grade School and High School Divisions

Alumni Dr. Abbey Matibag and Aspiring Lawyer Ms. Monica Caro Inspire  Graduating Monarchs of Grade School and High School Divisions

Southville graduation ceremonies are always filled with an array of achievers who exemplified  academic excellence recognized and celebrated by the school. This academic year, two exceptional homegrown Monarchs graced the event as they gave their respective messages to the graduates. One is a doctor, and the other one is an aspiring lawyer. These women have had a good scholastic foundation as Monarchs and furthered their level of excellence in their chosen fields. During the event, both expressed their gratitude to Southville and how its teachings still help them both in school, at work, and life in general.

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Formerly Non-English Speaker and Homegrown Monarch Finishes IBDP at Top Spot

Formerly Non-English Speaker and Homegrown Monarch Finishes IBDP at Top Spot

Nearly fourteen (14) years of gradual becoming armed with academic grit and distinctive grace, formerly non-English speaking student Hyo Sang Kwak recently completed her International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme with the Highest Honors at Southville International School and Colleges (SISC). Hyo Sang is a homegrown Monarch who started at junior prep. Hyo Sang is an only child and was raised in the Philippines. She is known by the nicknames “Hyo” and “4.0” (four point ohhh) referring to her GPA score. Hyo Sang impressively exemplified a Monarch’s grit and growth mindset through her impressive journey to the top rank.

Hyo Sang has … [Read more]

The BIG THREE: Celebrating Southville’s MBA, MAP, and MIT Pioneer Graduates

The BIG THREE: Celebrating Southville’s MBA, MAP, and MIT  Pioneer Graduates

Among the highlights of this academic year’s graduation ceremonies were the PIONEER GRADUATES of “THE BIG THREE” –  Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Arts in Psychology (MAP), and Master in Information Technology (MIT) degrees. Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) celebrates the success of its principal masters comprising of high-profile personalities furthering their education in their respective fields. It was in academic year 2016 – 2017 when SISC officially launched these graduate programs with a roster of noteworthy instructors spearheading the classes. SISC has proven excellence in the fields of Business, Psychology, and Information Technology hence leading to … [Read more]

STAR Summer Camp Excites Parents, Kids

STAR Summer Camp Excites Parents, Kids

Five days of learning and fun activities took place in STAR Campus attended by kids ages 2 – 5 years old. The Free STAR Summer Camp provided individual and collaborative exercises focusing on a variety of motor skills covering science, arts, and reading. These age-appropriate activities allowed the students to advance their scholastic competency in preparation for the next academic year. The STAR Summer Camp apparently gratified parents as they asses their children’s readiness getting schooled. Adding to the fun was a free access to the recently opened “SGEN LEARNING VILLAGE”, an interactive learning place that caters to children aged … [Read more]

PERFECT and TOP Scorers at TOEFL A.Y. 2018 – 2019

PERFECT and TOP Scorers at TOEFL A.Y. 2018 – 2019

Extensive vocabulary, fine diction, and concise communication skills fit the bill at the international corporate world and academic affiliates. Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) hones their diverse students to become top-notch communicators both in oral and written discourse. Employees, faculty, and parents commit to the maximum progress of the students’ communication excellence solely through the English language.Thus, relevant programs for its strict pursuit have been aligned to the institution’s curriculum.

Speak English Drive (SED) is one of Southville’s major practices followed by its students and employees on campus. The English language is on top of major conversations in every … [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]

The Mystery of the Human Anatomy through the Artworks of Mirielle Gianna Mintu and Eunice Gabrielle Manio

The Mystery of the Human Anatomy through the Artworks of Mirielle Gianna Mintu and Eunice Gabrielle Manio

The human body is sacred and mysterious that each part is intended to be of explicit capacity and purpose. It also reacts to both the external and internal factors and interprets each connection it makes with other existing creatures. Such gestures could mean uniquely in contrast to the person possessing them than the outer force who sees them. In a man’s plain physique lies a kaleidoscope of invisible patterns that connects each significant component artistically depicted by Southville’s IB Visual Arts understudies, Mireille Gianna Mintu and Eunice Gabrielle Manio.


“My artworks, in general, depict the social issue of mental and
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