The Motto and Logo of St Michael’s school resulted from a project undertaken by many of our school families in 1986. Much thought and planning led to us having a symbol of which we are very proud.
The Motto came from the Fay Family, and the Skene family created the Logo. The circular shape represents Community – our hands are linked in friendship.
The mountain, of course, represents our own Pyramid but it is meaningful in so many ways. In the Bible we read “We will go in prayer to the mountain of the Lord.” The mountain also represents for us, ascent in life, reaching our potential.
The dove, symbol of the Holy Spirit who strengthens and energizes our faith, rises towards the heights and reminds us of life beyond and the wonderful possibility of Eternal Life with God.
The Cross is the Christian symbol, and it is also the Mercy Cross – reminding us that St Michael’s School was founded and established by the Sisters of Mercy.
The open book represents the book of life and learning – so much is opening up to us – we look to the future.
Our Motto, We lift our eyes to the mountain, comes straight from Psalm 121 in the Bible and expresses so well all that our Logo symbolises.
In 2012, our logo received a ‘freshen up’, whilst still retaining all its significance.