The Moeller House System
About Our School Governance System
Implemented in 2005, the House System has three primary objectives:
1. To increase pastoral care to each student,
2. To allow students opportunities to build strong personal and collegial relationships, and
3. To encourage every student to develop as a leader.
The House System is an alternative form of student governance where students from all grades are divided into separate groups called “Houses” that contain approximately 165 students.
Pictured: Moeller's 2013-14 House System Leaders (from left): Vice Captain Sam Hubbard '14, House Director Karen Matuszek, School Captain Kyle Zimmerman '14, and Vice Captain Gus Ragland '14.CLICK HERE
for a 2013-14 student-produced video on Moeller's House System.
About Our School Governance System
Moeller's six Houses are overseen by a “House Dean” who helps to establish smaller communities of students within the school. Within each House are “Mentor Groups” that consist of approximately 20 students. Each Mentor Group is staffed by a faculty/staff member, and these groups remain together throughout the students’ school years. In addition to its primary objectives to enhance pastoral care, encourage interpersonal relationships, and develop leadership skills, the House System increases school spirit. During the school year the Houses compete for the school honor of earning the "Marianist Cup" by accumulating points for attendance, service hours, fewest detentions, etc. At the end of the year the Houses compete in the Crusader Games, a spirited afternoon of activities.
HOUSE NEWS: APRIL 2014
TRINITY HOUSE WINS MARIANIST CUP COMPETITION!
At the end of the annual Crusader Games on Wednesday, April 9, the last event for the year-long Cup competition, Trinity House emerged the winner of the the 2013-14 Marianist Cup!
Trinity House Leaders: kneeling: School Captain Kyle Zimmerman, Trinity House Captain Joe Pappalardo, Trinity Dean Dan Dever, and Trinity House Captain Joey Ludwig. Standing, from left: Trinity Junior House Captain Jake Rogan, Trinity House Chaplain Jack Anton, Trinity Junior House Captain (and 2014-15 School Vice-Captain) Jack Toomb, and Mark Bugada (Class of 2014 Valedictorian).
Trinity Dean Dan Dever: Trinity Dean Dan Dever groans after his House leaders remind him that he promided to get a tattoo if his House won the Marianist Cup competition.
ANNUAL HOUSE CHALK COMPETITION
Zehler Wins Moeller's Annual House Sidewalk Competition! CLICK HERE for the Chalk Competition Slideshow!
Congratulations to the following Zehler Chalk Artists:
Logan Cooper, LiamDavis, John Dickens, & Hunter Elmore!
2nd Place – Trinity
3rd Place – Zaragoza
4th Place – Pillar
5th Place – Eveslage
6th Place – Quiroga
MORE HOUSE NEWS:
3rd QUARTER MENTOR TEACHER: Congratulations to 3rd Quarter Mentor Teacher Geoffrey Girard (English Department Chair)! According to one of his student nominators, "Mr. Girard has changed my time at Moeller for the better. The friendly environment helps our Mentor Group come closer together as friends and classmates."
SCHOOL LEADERSHIP (2014-15): Congratulations to next year's House Leaders!
SCHOOL-CAPTAIN: Nick Wright '15
VICE-CAPTAINS: Jack Toomb '15 & Matt Schneider '15
2014-15 HOUSE CAPTAINS
EVESLAGE – Matt Crable and Zack Siegert
PILLAR – Chris Hackman and Grady Quinn
QUIROGA – Mitch Poch and Austin Sanders
TRINITY – Nick Mendel and Jake Rogan
ZARAGOZA – Chris Bucher and Alex Gruber
ZEHLER – Brad Munz and Andrew Olinger
PENNIES FOR PEACE: A NEW Marianist Cup community service competition occurred in March. Collection jars designated by House were located in the hallway outside of the Main Office. All money collected was donated to Cincinnati Goodwill Veterans' Service.