The House System
LOVE AND SERVICE IS OUR SCHOOL MOTTO
The House system has been given much importance in our school. The element of competition is an incentive to better work. It makes for a greater interest in and enthusiasm for any activity undertaken. Besides it teaches the children to understand working of democratic set up. They are divided into four houses.
The patron saint of the Green House is Saint Maria Goretti. Maria Goretti was loyal to her Lord by living a dedicated life and assisting everyone in her own little way. Maria Goretti is a Martyr of purity. The lily and palm in her hand symbolize her purity and martyrdom. The Green House have selected as their symbol the palm and the lily.
|6th July||Green||Maria Goretti- Gorettis||Dedicated Loyalty||Palm & Lily|
The patron Saint of the Blue House is the Blessed Virgin Mary. Mary is the glorious Queen of the Universe and the Queen of all hearts. As a queen she has a beautiful crown with twelve stars around it. The twelve stars symbolize the twelve tribes of Israel - Thus the symbol of the Blue House is a crown with twelve stars around it.
It is the radiant power of Mary's love that attracts people. As a mother at her home in Nazareth, Mary fulfilled her duty.
|8th Sept.||Blue||Mother Mary||Love & Duty||Crown with 12 Stars|
The patron saint to the Red house is St. Therese of the child Jesus. (Little Flower) St. Therese has become the model and inspiration of countless ordinary people through her little ways of performing perfectly, the small duties of everyday life, with a smile for the love of God. After my death I will let fall a 'shower of roses from Heaven'. These are the remarkable and promising words of St. Therese of the child Jesus.
The symbol chosen by the Flowerettes is 'A' Rose' which symbolises the flower which Theresehas showered from heaven.
|1st Oct.||Red Flowerettes||St. Therese||Service||Red Rose with a Smile|
The patron saint of the Yellow House is St. Cecilia. St. Cecilia is the patroness of music and musicians. The Cencilians have the HARP as their symbol which symbolizes unity and mellowness. Just as every string of the harp unitedly gives sweet music so also the Cecilians unitedly do the work of God and spread its joy and happiness.
|22nd Nov.||Yellow||St. Cecelia - Cecelians||Unity is Strength||Harp|