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Colombia - Education Institutes Flags (S) - Part III

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San Jose de Guanentá, Institución Educativa Colegio


image by Ivan Sache, 19 October 2014

Institución Educativa Colegio San José de Guanentá was established in San Gil (Santander Department) by the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian School (Lasallians). Guanentá is one of the six provinces forming the Santander Department.
The flag of the institute is divided yellow-blue by the descending diagonal. Yellow represents the sun, light, and knowledge. Blue represents the sky, kindness, and clarity.
Source: http://colegioguanenta.edu.co/gestionDirectiva/direcionamientoEstrategico.html - Institute's website
Ivan Sache, 19 October 2014


San José de Las Vegas, Colegio


image by Eugene Ipavec, 3 February 2009


image by Eugene Ipavec, 3 February 2009

Colegio San José de Las Vegas (Las Vegas' St. Joseph School) is located in Medellin, in an avenue called Las Vegas, hence its name.
The flag is based on image from an álbum of alumni on Facebook called "LAS VEGAS '98 MEDELLIN".
Tha flag is described (in Spanish) at <www.sanjosevegas.edu.co>.
E.R., 3 February 2009

The description and symbolics seem to indicate horizontal stripes instead of vertical:
"The flag is made of three horizontal stripes blue, white, and blue with the shield of the institute in the middle.
Blue symbolizes the highness and depth of the institute's philosophy.
While represents the commitment to be authentic and accurate. White, between the blue of the sky and the blue of the sea, represents the human being between highness and depth.
Ivan Sache, 3 February 2009


San José de La Salle, Colegio


image by Ivan Sache, 03 November 2014

Colegio San José de La Salle is located in Medellín (Antioquia Department).
The flag of the institute is horizontally divided green-white. Green is a symbol of hope and vigor, as represented by the masculine component of the institute. White is a symbol of faith and peace, as represented by the feminine component of the institute. These colours are also those of the flag of Antioquia Department, arranged in reverse order.
Source: http://sanjose.delasalle.edu.co/nuestro-colegio/simbolos/bandera - Institute's website
Ivan Sache, 03 November 2014


San José, Institución Educativa


image by Ivan Sache, 21 November 2014

Institución Educativa San José was originally established on 30 November 1963 in Itagüí (Antioquia Department), as Liceo Departamental Feminino. The school was renamed Liceo Tecnico Comercial in 1968. Institución Educativa San José was eventually established in 2002.
The flag of the institute is green with three yellow, red and yellow stripes (1:2:1) running form the upper left to the lower right corner of the flag. In the middle is placed the emblem of the institute.
The emblem of the institute is made of a green disk bordered by a red ring inscribed with the institute's name and motto, "EN BUSCA DE LA EXCELENCIA EDUCATIVA" [In Search of Educational Excellence] in yellow letters. On the disk is placed a blue shield bordered in yellow, featuring a light blue globe with a dark blue map of the Americas, hold by two hand-shaped devices, the left one white and the right one dark blue. In chief are placed four white stars, in base are placed three white stars.
Red, yellow and green are the colours of the flag of Itagüí. Red is a symbol of human touch, courage, love, passion and dynamism. Yellow is a symbol of creativity, light and skills. Green is a symbol of balance, personal and collective growth, and human ecology. Blue is a symbol of protection, calm, tranquillity and serenity.
Source: http://www.sanjoseitagui.edu.co/index2.php?id=9413&idmenutipo=636&tag= - Institute's website
Ivan Sache, 21 November 2014


San Juan Bautista de la Salle, Colegio


image by Ivan Sache, 13 April 2009

"Colegio San Juan Bautista de la Salle" is the successor of "Colegio San Luis Gonzaga", founded on 23 January 1887 at  Zipaquíra, Department of Cundinamarca, by parish priest Uldarico Camacho.
The flag of the institute, as shown on several colour photos, is vertically divided yellow-blue-green. It is also shown graphically and described on the institute's website.
Yellow symbolizes the resources provided by the Lasallist education.
Blue symbolizes the depth and transcendance of the education.
Green represents the hope for the Colombian society provided by the education.
Ivan Sache, 13 April 2009


San Juan Bosco, Colegio


image by Ivan Sache, 28 June 2014

Colegio San Juan Bosco was established on 24 November 1962 in the borough of Bélen (Medellín). The institute is named for St. John Bosco (1815-1888; canonized on 1 April 1934 by Pope Pius XI), the founder of the Salesians of don Bosco.
The flag of the institute is horizontally divided white-blue. White is the symbol of the union of all colours and of integrity. Blue is a symbol of the infinity of the sea and of the sky, reflecting a pure heart.
Source: http://www.csanjuanboscobelen.edu.co/index.php/simbolos-institucionales
Ivan Sache, 28 June 2014


San Juan Bosco, Institución Educativa


image by Ivan Sache, 04 October 2014

Institución Educativa San Juan Bosco is located in San Pedro (Sucre Department).
The flag of the institute is horizontally divided green-white-red. Green is a symbol of hope. White is a symbol of peace. Red is a symbol of liberty.
Source: http://iesanjuanbosco.sanpedro-sucre.gov.co/es/otras-secciones?valor=15277 - Institute's website
Ivan Sache, 04 October 2014


San Juan Bosco, Institución Educativa Municipal


image by Ivan Sache, 11 November 2010

Institución Educativa Municipal San Juan Bosco, located in Pasto (Department of Nariño), was founded on 17 October 1935.
The flag of Institución Educativa Municipal San Juan Bosco, as shown graphically on the institute's blog, is horizontally divided blue-white. Blue represents the horizon and is the Marian color; it represents  also life and respect for water, to be valued and preserved. White represents peace, the possibility of writing history through discussion of all our opinions in search of the truth.
Source: http://sanjuanboscoedu.wordpress.com/2009/08/13/simbolos-institucionales/
Ivan Sache
, 11 November 2010


San Juan del Camino, Colegio


image by Ivan Sache, 15 December 2008

"Collegio San Juan del Camino" was founded in Bogotá in 1980 by Martha and María del Rosario Bermúdez.
The flag of the institute, shown as a graphic and described on the institute's website, is horizontally divided blue-red-blue with the coat of arms of the institute in the middle.
The coat of arms of the institute, shown as a graphic and described on the institute's website, uses the colours of the institute, with the following meaning:
- Yellow: God's light, the power and brightness of knowledge
- Blue; Equity and peace - Green: Natural environment
- Red: Vitality and energy
- White: Transparency
- Black: Depth and correctness
The name of the institute is written in yellow capital letters on the green border, itself outlined in blue, of the shield.
Three green diagonal stripes placed in the two upper corners represent the steps to climb to reach his own objectives.
In the middle of the shield, a dove placed on a yellow sun represents the aspiration to higher ideals, lit by God's light.
Two green stripes placed on the sides of the shield represents the ecological equilibrium, the fundamental role of the natural environment in the human development and the progress of the spirit of the students.
The two interlaced hearts placed in the point of the shield symbolize the compromise to be found with Colombia.
Ivan Sache, 15 December 2008


San Lorenzo de Aburrá, Institución Educativa


image by Ivan Sache, 26 September 2014

Institución Educativa San Lorenzo de Aburrá is located in Medellín (Antioquia Department).
The flag of the institute is horizontally divided red-white-blue.
Source: http://slideplayer.es/slide/1057069 - Institute's presentation slideshow
Ivan Sache, 26 September 2014