The House system was inaugurated on 10/06/1936 by Bro Hugh Faringdon. St.John and St. De La Salle were the first two houses. House competition included games, conduct and studies.House Master,Captains,Prefects and Games Captains were elected annually.
De La Salle House
Named after Fr. John Baptist De La Salle. He was born on 30/04/1661 in Rheims, France. Fr. John founded the congregation of the Brothers of the Christian Schools (De La Salle Brothers) in 1680. He died on 07/04/1719. He was canonized on 24/05/1900 by Pope Leo XIII. On 15/05/1950 Pope Pius XII proclaimed him “Patron of all Teachers of Youth”. His feast is held on 15th May.
Benildus House was introduced by Bro. Alban Patrick in 1948 discontinuing John House. Bro Benildus Romançon, F.S.C. was born on 14/06/1805 in Thuret, France. He did nothing extraordinary but carried out his daily tasks in the primary schools to perfection. He died on 13/08/1862. He was canonized on 29/10/1967 by Pope Paul VI. His feast is held on 13th August.
Solomon House was introduced as the third House by Bro Kasimir Arnost on 14/06/1938. Bro Solomon Leclercq,F.S.C. was born on 14/11/1745 in Boulogne, France. He was Secretary General of the De La Salle Brothers. He was martyred on 02/09/1792.He was beatified on 17/10/1926 by Pope Pius XI. His feast is held on 2nd September.
Miguel House was introduced as the fourth House in 1985 by Bro Augustine Brendon. Bro Miguel Cordero,F.S.C was born on 07/11/1854 in Cuenca Ecuador. He was a man of uncommon intelligence and incredible capacity to work. He died on 09/02/1910. He was canonized on 21/08/1984. His feast is held on 9th February.