Ardenne is founded on high ethical principles based on the moral teachings of Christianity. Its motto, "Deo Duce Quaere Optima", translates "With God As Guide, Seek The Best." Ardenne High School is committed to providing quality education in a Christian environment and to inculcate the principles of Christian tolerance and self-discipline as the foundation for self worth. This is achieved by offering a wide variety of activities, which serves to prepare students to become responsible and contributing members of society.Read More
For 90 years, Ardenne High School has committed itself to producing some of the most prominent and influential men and women of Jamaica, deeply embedding in them values of godliness, honesty, respect and guiding them on their various game-changing paths.
Ardenne kicked off its 90th anniversary celebratory activities yesterday with a church service at the Olson Chapel on Hope Road in St Andrew, which was attended by a full house of Ardenne administrative staff, students and past students.
John S. Pistole, former deputy director of the FBI and head of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in the United States, will be the keynote speaker on Sunday at a church service in Kingston that will kick off the 90th anniversary celebrations for Ardenne High School.
Ardenne High School, by its track record, is considered a flagship institution for secondary education in the Caribbean region, and Pistole will address a church...
Ardenne High School's commitment to providing quality education was clearly demonstrated with 101 of its grade-10 students achieving success in the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) mathematics exam this year. Ninety-four of the students achieved grade one passes, and 88 earned straight-A profiles.
Ann Mason, head of the mathematics department at the St Andrew school, said the impressive pass rate affirmed the institution's objectives of ensuring that every student is given the opportunity to excel.
On realising that physically disabled student at Ardenne High School in Kingston, Faith Grant, would be unable to attend a class held only on one of the institution's upper floors, the school's administration promptly moved to solve the challenge.
Electronic document preparation and management , a Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate subject designed to equip students with clerical and administrative skills, was one of the eight subjects Faith selected when she started fourth form.
Six principals who have demonstrated exemplary leadership qualities have been chosen as the second batch to be officially inducted into the National College for Educational Leadership (NCEL) Executive Principals’ League (EPL).
They are principal of Allman Town Primary, Kandi-Lee Alexandria Crooks-Smith; principal of Manchester High, Jasford Gabriel; principal of Ardenne High, Nadine Molloy; principal of Petersfield Primary and Infant, Susan Rattray-Hammond; principal of York Castle High, Raymon Treasure; and principal of Belmont Academy, Rayon Simpson.
The 2016 Spelling Bee Champion is St Andrew's Chaunte Blackwood of Ardenne High School.After an intense showdown with 13 other parish finalists, Blackwood walked away victorious in The Gleaner's Children's Own Spelling Bee Finals.
The winning word was A-R-R-O-Y-O. Blackwood topped first runner-up Kingston's Assana Thompson.
Over the years, Ardenne alumni have bonded together in an effort to promote and enrich the academic, cultural, physical and social development of Ardenne. They have also built fellowship between one another, while serving the needs of the school community, by way of organized Past Students Associations.