MERLION AWARDS, SSM's first, happened last April 22 at the Newport Cinema of Resorts World Manila. Six short films, four of which produced by our Cambridge AS/A Media and IBDP Film students were shown to the public. And the following were awarded on the same day:
ACTING AWARDS AWARDEES FILM TITLE
Best Supporting Actress Latin Madrid iFriend
Brie Paras Levels
Dharyl Yao Levels
Best Supporting Actor Dominik Tan Sandman's Brew
Best Actress Patricia Chua A Father's Love
Best Actor Aaron Yu Levels
Best Acting by an Ensemble Wim Van Schoonhoven
T. Monica Morada Watch Your Language
TECHNICAL AWARDS AWARDEES FILM TITLE
Best Sound Design Dominik Tan Levels
Best Production Design Shelby Hernandez Levels
Best Cinematography Noor Hidayat Bin Enddi Zulfian
Sean Tongco Levels
Best Editing Noor Hidayat Bin Enddi Zulfian
Sean Tongco Levels
Best Story Jahia Roces Ligaya
Best Director Sean Tongco Levels
Best Picture Latin Madrid
Sean Tongco Levels
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We are delighted and proud to share with you below the list of Universities that our graduating Cambridge A Level students have received offers from. Please join us in congratulating the following:
Atienza, Francisco Miguel- Savannah College of Art and Design (Hong Kong campus)
Baluyut, Adonis Miguel- University of Santo Tomas
University of the Philippines (LB)
Chua, Lok Yin Dominic- Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Gomez, Maria Margarita Cornelia- Shinjuku Language Institute ( Japan)
Hernandez, Shelby Ann- De La Salle University (Manila)
Jang, Jae Won- City University of Hong Kong
Rivilla, Miguel Antonio- Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge (England)
University of Northampton (England)
London Metropolitan University
Roces, Mikayla Jahia- San Francisco Art Institute (USA)
Pratt Institute (New York, USA)
Rostata, Jan Valerie- MINT College (Manila)
Sy, Lance Basil- Ateneo de Manila University
De La Salle University Manila
University of the Philippines Diliman
Tung, Kathleen -ColeNewcastle University Medicine (Malaysia)
Queen Mary University of London (England)
Queen's University Belfast (Ireland)
University of East Anglia (Norwich, England)
Oxford Brookes University (Oxford, England)
Wong,Erica- University of the Philippines Diliman
Chinese University of Hong Kong
University of Hong Kong
King's College London
University of Edinburgh (Scotland)
Nur Amalina Binte Enddi Zulfian-University of Liverpool (England)
University of Chester (England)
University of Stirling (Scotland)
Oxford Brookes University (England)
To our dear graduates, we wish you all the very best as you move on to the University level! We are very proud of each and every one of you!
INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE PRIMARY YEARS PROGRAM PRESENTATION
Parents of our Preschool and Primary level students gathered today for the presentation of the IB Primary Years Programme that SSM will be adapting beginning SY 2017-2018. Updates on class schedules, materials and teaching and learning were also discussed by Teachers Aizza Fernandez and Joane Hafalla.
We wish to thank all SSM parents who came for the presentation.
We are very excited for the positive changes that will happen next school year!
ACADEMIC QUIZ BEE WINNERS
Congratulations to the winners of this year's Academic Quiz Bee which was held last April 20,2017.
Here is the list of this year's champions:
Preschool- Kinder 1 (AM)
1. Loraine Ashley Hong -Champion
2. Veronica Ashley Hong- 1st Runner-up
3. Jacob Jantzen Soliman- 2nd Runner-up
Preschool- Kinder 2 (AM)
1. Kate Lauren Dela Cruz -Champion
2. Hongjun Wu- 1st Runner-up
3. Ignacio Gael Esmino- 2nd Runner-up
Preschool- Kinder 1 (PM)
1. Jeremy Tiu -Champion
2. Sing Fan Matthew Lin- 1st Runner-up
3. Martin Chen- 2nd Runner-up
Preschool- Kinder 2 (PM)
1. Alejandro Sebastian Gonzalez -Champion
2. Siddhi Hastir- 1st Runner-up
3. Ariana Louise Quimo- 2nd Runner-up
1. Xin Yan (Amy) Li -Champion
2. Jazrylle Olaine Co- 1st Runner-up
3. Isabel Eowyn Guillermo- 2nd Runner-up
4. Emilio Gabriel Hernandez- 3rd Runner-up
1. Luke Diong-Champion
2. Isobelle Layla Aerith Go- 1st Runner-up
3. Yivienne Mischa Go- 2nd Runner-up
4. Zara Wong- 3rd Runner-up
1. Jaelyn Jewel Soliman -Champion
2. Calvin II Li- 1st Runner-up
3. Tammi Savannah Mackenzie Go- 2nd Runner-up
4. Kaemon Frederick Bayron- 3rd Runner-up
1. Sophie Ava Marie Policarpio-Champion
2. Samuel Dave Tan- 1st Runner-up
3. Yvonne Renee Lim- 2nd Runner-up
4. Eowyn Margaux Lim- 3rd Runner-up
1. Marc Edward Cabangon-Champion
2. Misha Lee- 1st Runner-up
3. Vanessa Wong- 2nd Runner-up
4. Lorenzo Miguel Flaviano- 3rd Runner-up
1. Kiean Malik Lao-Champion
2. Charlene Denise Hernandez- 1st Runner-up
3. Vanessa Joanna Marquez- 2nd Runner-up
4. Charina Janelle Anggala- 3rd Runner-up
1. Althea Michel Baluyut-Champion
2. Kyle Lorenzo Bayron- 1st Runner-up
3. Sofia Dominique Cabangon- 2nd Runner-up
4. Alyanna Gabrielle Rosales- 3rd Runner-up
1. Valerie Simone Tantuachut-Champion
2. Jaimie Lee- 1st Runner-up
3. Lance Riley Tan- 2nd Runner-up
4. Charles Henry Tan- 3rd Runner-up
1. Erin May Cochanco-Champion
2. Sophie Gabrielle Maitland-Smith- 1st Runner-up
3. Jeajin Shin- 2nd Runner-up
4. Bianca Gayle Laogan- 3rd Runner-up
1. Kiefer Matthew Lao-Champion
2. Abegail Santos- 1st Runner-up
3. Elsa Marie Siapuatco- 2nd Runner-up
4. Justin Kenndrick Macasilli-Tan- 3rd Runner-up
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WE SALUTE OUR GRADUATES!
We congratulate this year's graduates!
Our graduation ceremony last June 17,2017 was made even special by the presence of Singapore Ambassador Kok Li Peng, who delivered a very inspiring message .
To our Kinder 2 and Primary 6 graduates, we will see you next school year as you move up to the next levels. And to our dear A-level graduates, we wish you luck and may university prepare you more for Life. Remember to be resilient and flexible as "there are no rubrics" out there. Welcome challenges and embrace change. We are confident that you will all succeed in Life.
To view our graduation album, click the photo.
SSM STUDENTS ACHIEVE ABOVE AVERAGE TO BEYOND EXCELLENT MARKS
In February this year, 31 of our students sat for the International Schools' Assessment (ISA). The ISA is a set of tests designed specifically for students in international schools in Grades 3-10 (Primary 3- Secondary 4).
This assessment was participated in by over 78,000 students from 10,000 schools across 95 countries. The objective of SSM was to see how the selected students will perform in comparison to other students from all over the world.
The 5 subject areas included in the ISA are the following:
Mathematical Literacy (Grades 3-10)
Reading (Grades 3-10)
Exposition/Argument Writing (Grades 3-10)
Narrative/Reflective Writing (Grades 3-10)
Scientific Literacy (Grades 7-10)
We are delighted to share with you that all SSM students exceeded expectations and did very, very well achieving ABOVE AVERAGE to even beyond EXCELLENT scores.
Top performers per subject area for Primary and Secondary levels are the following:
Mathematical Literacy- Kiean Malik Lao (P6)
Reading- Marc Edward Cabangon (P5)
Exposition/Argument Writing- Marc Edward Cabangon (P5)
Narrative/Reflective Writing- Marc Edward Cabangon (P5)
Mathematical Literacy- Valerie Simone Tantuachut (S2)
Narrative/Reflective Writing- Valerie Simone Tantuachut (S2)
Reading- Althea Michel Baluyut
Exposition/Argument Writing- Stephen Jose Taylor
Scientific Literacy- Stephen Jose Taylor
We are truly proud of this achievement of our students!
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ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
We congratulate all SSM students who performed at the CCP Little Theatre! That was one awesome show!
We also wish to thank all sponsors, our dear SSM parents, Business Studies students, admin, teachers and staff for supporting this event.
Click the photo to view Once on this Island album.
SINGAPORE SCHOOL MANILA
STARRY, STARRY NIGHT!
SSM Prom was held last April 8 at the New World Hotel in Makati City.
Check out our gallery by clicking the photo below.
"If you study to remember you will forget. But if you study to understand you will remember."
Singapore School Manila held its first Koobits Olympics from March 27 - May 26, 2017. Koobits is a web-based platform which allowed our Primary Level students to further hone their Mathematical literacy.
Last June 5, the students from each class per level in the Primary were awarded as SSM Koobits Champs. These students have received trophies for being the top student users during the competition:
P1A: Xin Yan Li
P1B: Ana Paula Castro Munoz
P2A: Ralph Dela Cruz
P2B: Mark Hong
P3A: Hong Sen Shi
P3B: Aryan Dewanata Adhithama
P4A: Hans Liu
P4B: Renee Lim
P5: Hong Wei Shi
P6A: Vanessa Marquez
P6B: Yaxin Shi
Primary 2-A and Primary 4-B from the Lower Primary and Upper Primary levels were awarded as the SSM Koobits Class Champs,. Their classes have received certificates for earning the most number of challenge points as a class.
Congratulations to all the winners!