Truth and Courtesy
An Independent Public School
Inspire to Aspire
As you may be aware, we are searching for an all-embracing 'team name' to use for the school.
The following suggestions have come through from a variety of sources.
Please vote for the name you like, and give us a reason for why you chose it.
Please note, your selection should be based on some connection with the school.
If you have another suggestion - it will be considered.
In alphabetical order ...
What Is It - A type of cavelry man who fights with a lance.
Why We Would Use It - Good in battle throughout history.
Why We Wouldn't - A lance is a weapon. A Lancer is also a well known car in Australia.
What Is It - A beam of light.
Why We Would Use It - They can cut through things, they have a focus.
Why We Wouldn't - Quite hard to think of a mascot. Also a well known car.
What Is It - A 'raiding party'. A group of bandits.
Why We Would Use It - They sweep in, are agressive, know what they want, and are difficult to defeat
Why We Wouldn't - Negative connotations to the word - theft, buglary. Comes across as aggressive.
What Is It - The meerkat or suricate, is a small mammal belonging to the mongoose family. It comes from the desert regions of Africa
Why We Would Use It - Cute. They work together as a family to protect each other.
Why We Wouldn't - Too cute. They are not from Australia.
What Is It - A light fog.
Why We Would Use It - Refreshing. Disorientates those who don't know where they are.
Why We Wouldn't - It is just evaporated water.
What Is It - The quoll or chuditch, is a small carnivorous marsupial.
Why We Would Use It - Its native to Western Australia. Endangered. Cute. Carnivorous (and vicious). Lots of educational opportunities.
Why We Wouldn't - It is small.
What Is It - Used in a variety of contexts - police, military, national parks, scouting.
Why We Would Use It - A sense of out in front, first on the scene. Eager to win.
Why We Wouldn't - Popular name, even locally for sporting teams. Perhaps confusion with the Bush Ranger Cadets.
What Is It - A fish.
Why We Would Use It - The pink in the school colours is 'Salmon Pink'. They swim upstream against the flow.
Why We Wouldn't - They get eaten by bears, and when they get there they all die.
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Mount Lawley Senior High School aims to maximise the enjoyment of learning and achievement for all students within a compassionate and democratic school culture, encouraging them to be responsible, creative and engaged lifelong learners.
65 Woodsome Street
Western Australia 6050
Phone: 61 8 9471 0300
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