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
It was baptism in the world of theatre for five Ardenne High School grade 13 students, who had to plan and implement a project for Unit 1 of Performing Arts, a course at the CAPE level in the Caribbean Council Examination (CXC). The experience gained was valuable and has left them with a strong appreciation for theatre, as well as life.
The five students, Dania Brown, Jhada-Ann Walker, Deidrie Wadsworth, Alex Anderson and Akeem Anderson, along with their teacher, Suzanne Beadle, spoke with The Gleaner last Saturday, the first presentation of the project. It came in the form of four one-act plays.
The Steak House on the Verandah was the venue yesterday afternoon for the second event in this year's staging of the Jamaica Observer's annual Applaud It! initiative. Ten students of Ardenne High School stepped confidently into the courtyard of Devon House — Kingston's Gastronomy Centre — and up the steps, where they were escorted to their table. Two hours later, confidence still intact but so much more aware of life and its many offerings, the students applauded the unique opportunity afforded them by their hosts Kristen Burrowes, director of The Steak House on the Verandah and General Manager Michael Fulford.
The Ardenne High School student who just finished fifth form is proving to be a maths genius, having scored grade 1 in both units of pure mathematics which is usually sat in lower and upper sixth, respectively.
The advanced achievement isn't his first. In third form, Billings scored grade 1 in Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) maths, usually done in fifth form; and last year, in fourth form, he secured a similar grade in CSEC additional maths.
The Ardenne Alumni Association (AAA) Mother's Day Concert and Luncheon was organised on Sunday, May 14, at the Destiny Banquet Hall & Convention Centre, Woodbridge, Ontario.
Nadine Molloy, principal of the school, gave a progress report on the institution.
Molloy lauded the students for their commendable achievements and for always rising to the top of their fields.
Ardenne High School in St. Andrew has copped the prestigious Marcus Garvey Award for Excellence in the Performing Arts for a sixth consecutive year.
The school took home the top honour ahead of four other nominees at the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s (JCDC) National Performing Arts Excellence Awards Ceremony held on June 14 at the Little Theatre, Tom Redcam Drive, Kingston.
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.