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[Flag of  Colombia] (2:3) image by Željko Heimer, 20 May 2001

national flag of Colombia
  • Part 1 (Sabio Caldas - Salesiano San Juan Bosco)
  • Part 2 (Samper Uribe - San Antonio)
  • Part 3 (San Bartolomé - San Diego)
  • Part 4 (San Felipe - San Isidro)
  • Part 5 (San José)
  • Part 6 (San Juan - San Lorenzo)
  • Part 7 (San Luis - San Martin)
  • Part 8 (San Nicolás- San Pablo)
  • Part 9 (San Patricio - San Rafael)
  • Part 10 (San Sebastian- San Vicente)
  • Part 11 (Santa Ana - Santa Clara)
  • Part 12 (Santa Emilia - Santa Lucia)
  • Part 13 (Santa Maria - Santa Rosa)
  • Part 14 (Santa Teresa - Santa Teresita)
  • Part 15 (Santiago - Santo Ángel)
  • Part 16 (Santo Domingo - Sarid)
  • Part 17 (Sebastian - Silvino Rodríguez)
  • Part 18 (Simon Bolêvar - Sinai)
  • Part 19 (Sincelejo - Soledad)

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Sor Josefa Del Castillo y Guevara, Escuela Normal Superior

image by Ivan Sache, 28 March 2009

"Escuela Normal Superior 'Sor Josefa Del Castillo y Guevara' " was founded in the 1950s at Chiquinquirá, Department of Boyacá. The institute is named after Venerable Mother Josefa Del Castillo y Guevara (1671-1742), called "St. Teresa of America"; her works, eventually published in 1968, include  her autobiography ("Mi vida" / "My Life") and a mystic treatise ("Afectos espirituales" / "Spiritual Affections").
The flag of the institute, as shown graphically and described on the institute's website, is horizontally divided green- white-"carmelite" ("carmelito"). "Carmelite" must be here the brown colour of the Carmelite mantle.
Green represents hope.
White represents purity.
"Carmelite" represents the union of souls with duty, the commitment of the life to the service of mankind in its most noble way, education.
Ivan Sache, 28 March 2009


Sor María Juliana, Institución Educativa

image by Ivan Sache, 06 September 2014

Institución Educativa Sor María Juliana was established in Cartago (Valle Department) on 25 February 1927 by the noted pedagogue Albertina Hoyos. Aimed at educating the future mothers of the town, the institute was subsequently renamed Escuela Complementaria, directed by the teacher Pastora Murillo, who ended her life as a Franciscan nun. The alumni of the institute were famous for their calligraphic writing and perfect orthography, as well as for all kinds of household skills. The institute was renamed in 1958 Liceo Femenino de Comercio and, in 1965, Instituto Sor María Juliana. The institute was renamed for a teacher of Colegio María Auxiliadora highly estimated by Ruby Gonzáles, the director of the institute. The lawyer Leonor García Ramírez, director of the institute from 1977 to 1997, obtained in 1983 yet another name change, for Instituto de Bachillerato Técnico Comercial Sor María Juliana. Institución Educativa Sor María Juliana was eventually established by Law No. 1,667 of 3 September 2002.
The flag of the institute is blue with the institute's emblem in the middle. Blue, the colour of the immense sky, is a symbol of progress, highest aspirations, and willingness to learn and to experiment.
Source: http://iesormariajuliana.edu.co/?page_id=407 - Institute's website
The emblem of the institute, designed by Luis María Franco, is blue, with the same symbolism as the flag, featuring:
- a sun, meaning the light of truth, science and knowledge:
- an open book, meaning willingness and empowerment for a better future;
- a torch, whose flame means compromise and integrity.
Source: http://iesormariajuliana.edu.co/?page_id=404 - Institute's website
Ivan Sache, 06 September 2014


Stella Matutina, Colegio

image by Ivan Sache, 16 December 2008

"Colegio Stella Matutina" (in Latin, "Morning Star", a personification of the Blessed Virgin invoked in the "Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary" / "Litaniae lauretanae") was inaugurated in 1962 by the Congregation of the Sisters of Bethany ("Congregación Hermanas de Bethania"). Founded by two nuns, Dolores de María Zea and María de la Cruz Pinto, born in Guatemala and Salvador, respectively, the congregation was canonically approved on 20 January 1928 by His Grace José Alfonso Belloso y Sánchez, Bishop of San Salvador, on behalf of Pope Pius XI.
The flag of the institute is horizontally divided blue-green, meaning "from the Earth to Heavens" and symbolizing the hope in heavens. The flag is hoisted, together with the national flag of Colombia, in front of the institute.
Source: <www.stellamatutina.edu.co>.
Ivan Sache, 16 December 2008


Sugamuxi, Colegio de

[Colegio de Sugamuxi current]
image by Ivan Sache, 17 July 2014
[Colegio de Sugamuxi former]
image by Ivan Sache, 28 March 2009
   

"Colegio de Sugamuxi" (COLSUGA) was founded on 12 October 1905 by Dr. Joselyn Parada Leal at sogamoso, the capital of the Province of Sugamuxi, Department of Boyacá. By Decree No. 17 of the Departmental Assembly, the institute became in 1937 a Departmental School, whose named was changed in 1939 to "Academia Militar del Sugamuxi" or "Colegio del Sugamuxi, Academia Militar". Renamed in 1975 "Colegio Nacional de Sugamuxi", the institute has always been known under its historical name, "Colegio de Sugamuxi", even if its current legal name is "Institución Educativa Sugamuxi".
The flag of COLSUGA, as described on the institute's website, is horizontally divided olive greenish ("aceitunado")-white with a yellow-orange ("amarillo-naranja") triangle placed along the hoist. The triangle was added in 1985 to the former flag, horizontally divided olive greenish-white, whose adoption date is unknown, to distinguish the flag of the institute from the flag of other public and private bodies. Exact proportions and shades not known.
Ivan Sache, 28 March 2009

The flag in use is charged with the institute's emblem.
http://colegio-sugamuxi.blogspot.fr/2009/11/bandera.html - Photo

The emblem was adopted in 1953.
http://colegio-sugamuxi.blogspot.fr/2009/11/escudos.html - Institute's website
Ivan Sache, 17 July 2014


Sumapaz, Institución Educativa Municipal Integral del

image by Ivan Sache, 12 December 2020

The flag of Institución Educativa Municipal Integral del Sumapaz, a school located in Fusagasugá (Cundinamarca), is blue with a white triangle spreading from the hoist to the mid-fly, itself charged with a green triangle placed along the hoist and with the school's coat of arms.

Blue represents water, white represents peace, and green represents the natural environment.

The coat of arms has a green field and mountains, representing the Sumapaz region.
The blue sector represents water flowing down from the mountains.
The golden yellow spikes represent the region's main source of income.
The open book represents opening to knowledge.
The gear represents technological knowledge.
The colibri, as a bird representative of the region, represents knowledge and protection of the natural environment.
The celestial blue sky represents values as source of transparency.
The flaming torch represents passion and love.

https://www.insu.edu.co/sitio/index.php/nuestra-institucion/simbolos
INSU website
Ivan Sache, 12 December 2020


Supía, Institución Educativa

image by Ivan Sache, 12 August 2014

Institución Educativa Supía is established in the municipality of Supía (Caldas Department).
The flag of the institute is horizontally divided white-green. White is a symbol of beauty, transparency, responsibility, clarity, and light. Green is a symbol of vegetation and natural resources.
Source: http://karenliced5.wix.com/institucion-educativa-supia#!bandera - Institute's unofficial blog
Ivan Sache, 12 August 2014


Sur, Institución Educativa Rural del

image by Ivan Sache, 29 January 2009

"Institución Educativa Rural del Sur" (of the South) was founded in the Municipality of Tunja, Department of Boyacá, on 20 September 2002 (Decree No. 02424).
The flag of the institute, as shown graphically and described on the website of the institute, is horizontally divided yellow-green-white- green-yellow (1:1:2:1:1) with six yellow stars in the middle. Yellow represents wisdom, maturity, wealth and generosity, and, on the flag, an allegory of the rural resources in the municipal context and of the common interests shared by the whole community. Green represents the agricultural productivity but also aspirations to a better future supported by science, technology and technique, expected to provide a better standard of life to the inhabitants. White represents peace, balance and sustainable development. The stars are symbols of light, strength, knowledge and victory, each representing a seat of the institute and their institutional interactions.
On the emblem of the institute, designed by Dr. Carlos Cuervo Escobar, the second quarter is yellow with the flag of Tunja (horizontally divided green-white-green, probably a source for the flag of the institute) and the flag of the institute crossed per saltire.
Ivan Sache, 29 January 2009


Susana Guillemin, Institución Educativa

image by Ivan Sache, 21 November 2014

Institución Educativa Susana Guillemin was established in Bélen (Boyacá Department) on 20 February 1965 by a group of ladies of the town and Daughters of Charity (Vicentians). The institute was named for the Superior of the community, while Sister Margarita Martínez was appointed its first director. The institute was placed under departmental management by Decree No. 171 of 7 March 1968.
The flag of the institute is horizontally divided green-golden yellow. Green is a symbol of hope, good and strength. Golden yellow is a symbol of progress, justice and union.
Source: http://investigacionietsusanaguillemin.blogspot.fr/p/nuestra-institucion.html
Ivan Sache, 21 November 2014