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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]

Southville Math whizzes win big in Singapore



Southville Math whizzes win big in Singapore

Mathletes from Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) took part and won a total of three medals at the 2019 Southeast Asian Mathematical Olympiad (SEAMO X) held in Singapore last January 19, 2019. Kristner Sheyn Saludo of Gr. 5 – Loyalty won a gold medal for placing in the top 0.025% of the participating students from Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Jakarta, Brunei, Timor-Leste and the Philippines.

Ervin Joshua Bautista of Gr. 6 – Perseverance, on the other hand, gained a silver medal for belonging in the next 1% while Jun Hong Jang of Gr. 12 – … [Read more]

A Mother’s Legacy: Her Life Purpose and Fruit of Hard Work



A Mother’s Legacy: Her Life Purpose and Fruit of Hard Work

Generation Y has raised the bar for modern parenting with driving passions and deep curiosity about our drastically changing world. We live in an era of globally competitive individuals all eyeing the highest rung of the ladder of personal and professional success; a generation influenced by personalities as diverse as Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Richard Branson, Yo-Yo Ma, Kanye West, and Kendall Jenner. It takes a broad parenting skillset for a mother to embrace the responsibility of meeting these expectations as one nurtures globally productive citizens in the 21st century.

Dr. Marjorie S. Gutierrez – Tangog is a mother of … [Read more]

The Doctors Are In: Southville Alumni Acquire Medical License



The Doctors Are In: Southville Alumni Acquire Medical License

 

Monarchs made it to the list of board passers at the recently conducted medical licensure examination. Two of Southville’s academic departments College of Psychology & Nursing and Basic Education proudly affirm the acquisition of their resident students joining the prestigious league of medical practitioners groomed by the institution.

 

With its solid academic and clinical foundation, nurturing instruction and strong values education, Southville prepares students to meet the challenges of a medical professional by equipping them with a competitive program on Research and Biology as early as Senior High while medical-related courses in college maintain a reputable high passing [Read more]

Women Coders in the Millennial Age as told by Bea Guevarra



Women Coders in the Millennial Age as told by Bea Guevarra

Information Technology (IT) student, Bea Soriano Guevarra, is this year’s newly elected Director of Information Communication and International Linkages for Junior Philippine Computer Society (JPCS). In an interview, Guevarra humbly shared that most of her biggest life events happened by accident. The course IT was a plan B to her and the election for the JPCS Board of Officers happened on the day she was only supposed to submit the requirements needed. Much to her surprise, these unexpected events turned out to be the greatest turning point in her academic journey.

 

Raised in the United States, Guevarra has always [Read more]

A Home Away From Home: Parents Conduct Storytelling at School



A Home Away From Home: Parents Conduct Storytelling at School

Southville Early Childhood Education (ECED) students were all smiles to see familiar faces read them stories last week, no one but their beloved parents. This activity is being conducted by the school for a decade now along with other related events which aim to boost active participation of the youth and developing a closer bond with their family members outside their comfort zones. Such activity contributes to the child’s confidence when a trusted guardian’s presence is felt as observed by the teachers and executives. Beyond the normal class routine, these kids are proven to be exceptionally attentive and really proud [Read more]

Grade 7 “Science Guru” Receives Double Awards in Malaysia



Grade 7 “Science Guru” Receives Double Awards in Malaysia

The Philippine Board of Studies handpicked top students nationwide to compete in Malaysia early this year for the International Science Competition. One of the few students who made it was Southville’s consistent academic varsity and veteran contender, Robert Jeremiah Rivera. Rivera participated in two categories which were the Junior Team Competition where he earned BRONZE together with his “Vietnamese” teammates and the Junior Individual Competition where he attained SILVER and was only two-point lead close to the gold. Recently, he was also awarded as the top Grade 7 student joining the Fifteen Filipino Science Wizards at ICAS, University of New [Read more]

“VIVA SIKOLOHIYA!” – Southville Announces New RPms



“VIVA SIKOLOHIYA!” – Southville Announces New RPms

The College of Psychology celebrates the success of graduates who have undergone and passed the annual PRC Board Exam for Psychometricians.

“The school provides our students four long years of mental and emotional preparation effective on their first day of school as they begin their journey in Southville. Active participation in worthwhile seminars apart from a fixed academic schedule greatly contributes to the broad expertise of our students,” shared Mr. Ruel Cajili, Dean of the College of Psychology, in an interview.

Mr. Cajili commits to the school’s promise to be one with the world’s annual celebration of Mental Health Awareness [Read more]

ICAS Recognizes Southville Excellence



ICAS Recognizes Southville Excellence

Students from Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) were recognized at the annual International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) held November of this year. Gwyneth Margaux Tangog (Grade 9), Ervin Joshua Bautista(Grade 6), and Jeremiah Rivera (Grade 7) respectively received High Distinction Certificates for Science, English, and Mathematics. SISC’s Basic Education Department adheres to its promise of providing excellence in the academic development of its students conforming to the standards of the western curriculum.

 

Monarchs constantly project supreme intelligence in local and international academic competitions, recognizing Southville as a top-ranked international school in the Philippines. Recently, Southville’s [Read more]