COURAGE HOUSE – RED /ORANGE
Learn to EXCEL
“I LEARNT THAT COURAGE WAS NOT ABSENCE OF FEAR BUT TRIUMPH OVER IT.
BRAVE MAN IS NOT HE WHO DOESNOT FEEL AFRAID BUT HE WHO CONQUERS THAT FEAR”
It takes COURAGE to learn new things. It is essential to push past fears of failure and to demonstrate resilience and persistence. COURAGE is a positive and active concept necessary to succeed.
DISCOVERY HOUSE- BLUE / PURPLE
Liberate the mind
“THE DEEPER THE SEARCH IN THE MIND OF TRUTH THE RICHER THE DISCOVERY OF THE GEMS BURIED THERE.”
The process of DISCOVERY is at the heart of the exciting adventure of learning. One discovers new ideas ,new passions, and new ‘LANDS’ AND ‘PURSUITS’ . DISCOVERY is a bold ,active term signifying exploration and liberation.
SPIRIT HOUSE- GOLDEN
Live an active and healthy lifestyle.
“A SMALL BODY OF DETERMINED SPIRITS FIRED BY AN UNQUENCHABLE FAITH IN THEIR MISSION CAN ALTER THEIR COURSE OF HISTORY”
Spirit is that which breathes power and life into us. School Spirit, Team Spirit and Teen Spirit are all ways to describe a passion for being alive. ”SPIRIT” is lively, energetic and encouraging in an active way of being and thriving.
LEGACY HOUSE- GREEN
Look inward Look forward
“WHAT COUNTS IN LIFE IS NOT THE MERE FACT THAT WE HAVE LIVED. IT IS WHAT DIFFERENCE WE HAVE MADE TO THE LIVES OF OTHERS THAT WILL DTERMINE THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE LIFE WE LEAD.”
Legacy describes what we decide to accomplish in life , our core goals, what positive we wish to leave behind for others. LEGACY is a call to thought action and meaning.
Rejoice International School is a community of learners and the House system aims to reflect these core values.
The House system aims to give students an identity and sense of pride in a supportive, secure environment. The Houses provide for positive competition and a closer rapport between students and teachers. They also aim to help new staff and students adapt to the culture of RIS.
The Houses compete in a number of sporting, academic and cultural activities for points. The House system is an integral and vibrant part of the school’s culture. The House system is designed to reflect and enhance the values of Rejoice International School.
The core values are explained as self-development, intellectual empowerment and life-long learning within the diversity and strength of our one community. The six ‘cornerstones’ of Rejoice International School are Excellence, Honesty and Transparency, Collaboration and Team Work, Respect, Acceptance and Humanity, Global Perspectives ,and Accepting change. Together, these aspects make up the core values, philosophy, ideology of the school and they ‘give us our clear direction and pathway’.