Four Houses give all girls a home
The Force 2019-2020
Grouping girls into the four Houses creates a kind of family within a family. In these smaller groups, girls can connect with others in the school who are both younger and older than themselves. Each girl’s efforts to help fellow classmates and teachers, as well as her individual academic achievements and participation in sports and in-school activities, credit her House with points.
|Sports Captain||Chiara Ferri|
|Sports Captain||Abigail Sofin|
|Sports Captain||Lora MacDonald-Palmer|
|Sports Captain||Jenny Lin|
The House tradition is a distinctive characteristic of The Study community and has been a source of loyalty and pride throughout the school’s 99-year history. Each and every student, as well as each faculty and staff member, is assigned to one of the four Houses as soon as she enters the school.
Each house is named with Greek letters reflecting the initials of former head girls, four spirited students who are remembered for their outstanding contributions to the school during its early years.
- Mu Gamma for Margaret Gordon, class of 1919;
- Kappa Rho for Kathleen Rosamund, class of 1920;
- Beta Lambda for Beatrice Lyman, class of 1922; and
- Delta Beta for Dorothy Benson, class of 1923.
With each House having its own distinctive colours, mascot, flag and cheer, cooperation and school spirit are fostered among girls of all ages. One student described the house system as 'the ultimate example of school spirit” with monthly House Days and lively activities, organized by elected House leaders (known as The Force).