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Dante

DANTE HOUSE

 

 

A B O U T   D A N T E

---> Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) or simply Dante, was an Italian poet from Florence. He was known for his stilnovo poetry—poetry about the purity of love.  His central work, the Commedia Divina (The Divine Comedy), is considered the greatest literary work composed in the Italian language and a masterpiece of world literature.

          He was banished from his beloved hometown in 1301 and went into exile in Verona, where he settled to write the Divine Comedy. It went on to become one of the most famous pieces of religious poetry, earning popularity both immediate and lasting while defining modern and archaic views of the Catholic afterlife.


O U R   M O T T O

---> Unlike other houses, our motto is written in Dante’s native language: Italian.

POCA FAVILLA GRAN FIAMMA SECONDA

A Great Flame Follows A Tiny Spark


O U R   P A T R O N   S A I N T
          ---> St. Micheal the Archangel

 

O U R   C O L O R S

          ---> Orange and Black

 

O U R   M A S C O T

---> We are the Dante Pyros; the concept came from Colleen Klein, the picture was designed by Senior Captain Michael McCarthy, and the image was then digitally remastered by Robbie Moyer.
 

 

O U R   D I R E C T O R

---> Our director is Mr. Miller; he is a Math teacher and Soccer coach. 

 

O U R   M E N T O R S

---> Our family mentors are Mr. Blackwood, Mrs. D. Miller, Mr. Wellford, Mrs. Eramian, and Mrs. Quattlebaum.


O U R   ASSOCIATED FACULTY AND STAFF
            ---> Mrs. M. Miller, Mrs. DeCamp, Mr. Flores, Mrs. Casatelli, and Mrs. Hoffman

 

O U R   STUDENT   L E A D E R S

---> Our senior captains are Helen Marchuk and Katelynn Taylor; our junior leader is Everett Finn; our sophomore leader is Ian Brunette; our freshmen leader is Brandon D'Arienzo.