Labori High School

Coordinates: 33°43′57″S 18°57′41″E / 33.73244°S 18.96150°E / -33.73244; 18.96150

Labori High School is a school in Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa.

Labori High School
Höerskool Labori Paarl
Labori High School Logo.jpg

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MottoLabor Omnia Vincit
(Labour wins everything)
Founded22 May 1933 [1]


Labori was founded on 22 May 1933, it was originally named Paarl Commercial High School. Since 1989 it was renamed to Labori High School, it started then to give the Commercial, Technical and General fields of subjects.

The School BadgeEdit

In red between two gears of gold is a silver upright-positioned column and note a round disk of blue charged with a fleur-de-lis of gold, on a silver chief a red mercuriushat.

Symbolism of badgeEdit

The classic Mercuriushat with its two wings in chief (in red on black) as a symbol of commercial use, as the sg. Mercuriusstaf in the arms of the Cape Technical College.

On the main part of the shield (with a red background) is the silver column or pillar, a symbol of resilience and wisdom.

In the column with a gold fleur-de-lis on a blue disc symbolizes the Paarl (Paarl part of the weapon) and is also on the provincial badge. The golden gears both sides of the column is an overall symbol of the technical fields of study and give balance to the weapon as a whole.

The gold band with the motto on it serves as a foundation or prop and rounds it all off.


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-04-18. Retrieved 2010-05-07.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

External linksEdit

Official website