January 30th is the Day of the Three Hierarchs, Saint Basil the Great, Saint Gregory the Theologian and Saint John Chrysostomos. These three saints are among the greatest teachers and theologians in Church history. They are considered the patron saints of education in Greece. It is for all these reasons that their day was celebrated at our campuses.
At the Socrates III pre-k :
At Socrates II:
The students of the Socrates-Demosthenes School campus II received a visit from Archbishop Yakovos. He spoke to them over the intercom about the significance of this religious holiday and why the Orthodox Church decided to celebrate the Three Saints together on January 30th.
At Socrates V:
The Socrates V campus as well as its Annex celebrated on Friday, January 29th, the three Hierarchs. Students came to talk on the school radio about this celebration.
You can view them below:
They explained that the Three Hierarchs symbolize the value of education and also spoke of the love they had for children as well as for the Greek language.