History and Traditions - St Michael's Church School, Christchurch, NZ


History and Traditions 

Mathias House named after Reverend Octavius Mathias, Parish Priest 1852 - 1860

Harper House named after Reverend Walter Harper, Parish Priest 1883 - 1893 

Averill House named after Reverend Walter Averill, Parish Priest 1894 - 1910

Perry House named after Reverend Charles Perry, Parish Priest 1916 - 1918 



House Leaders 

Each year two senior pupils from Year 8 are elected by the pupils in their School House to stand as their House Leader. 



House Activities 

Interhouse Music competition
Interhouse Poetry and Speech Competition
Interhouse Swimming
Interhouse Athletics
Interhouse Cross Country
Interhouse Netball
Interhouse Volleyball
Interhouse Chess