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PBIS and House System

ALTRUISMO
House of Altruismo represents giving:  Altrusimo traces its origins to the rainforest fo Amazon, where a group of powerful Brazilians were given the name because of the Portuguese meaning behind it:  "the Givers." The special group is known for striking a balance between bold strength and altruistic giving a team that knows that real power comes not from looking out for yourself but from empowering others
 
AMISTAD
House of Amistad represents friendship:  Amistad is the House that originates from Spain.  A group of individuals that are quiet but powerful.  They are know most for their kindness of heart.  This is why in the language of their ancestry, their name means "friendship".  Incoming memebers are often a mix of extremes- our students can be extremely intelligent, creative, friendly, and competitive:  Amistad is a very diverse group!
ISIBINDI
House of Isibindi represents courage:  Isibindi is a tight-knit group individuals, like the pride of African lions, where family means everything.  The House's symbolic animals, the mute swan and the lion, serve to empower incoming members.  Whilenew students might be quiet or shy at first, the longer that they are in the House, the more they begin to display the characteristics of strenght and bravery.  In Zulu, Isibindi means "courage."
REVEUR
House of Reveur represents dreamers: Reveur is a royal House whose name in French means "dreamers" or "idealists"-because the members who fill this group are stduents filled with freedom an dwild adandon who recognize their dreams an dwill let nothing stand in the way of achieving them.  This can be seen in the unicorn, which is on the center of the House's crest, a powerful creature who is almost impossible to tame.  Similarly, the House of Reveur si a House of passion.