By Cindy DeJesus, Home and School Association President, Logo Designer
Here’s Why We’re Excited!
We are excited to announce the launch of our new logo as part of the ongoing improvements for Cedar Brook School. We’ve had a great start this year with classroom updates including new paint, carpet and blinds, which provided us an opportunity to evaluate our school’s brand and logo. Much time, effort, and collaboration was put into the logo design and creation of our vision statement.
The Meaning Behind our New Logo
For our logo, we wanted to stay with the original blue and gold color palette signifying God is the Head Teacher of our school. The color blue represents His law and the color gold represents His Divine purpose for us to teach our students in the ways of the Lord.
“Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from Him”. – Proverbs 22:6
The symbol of the cross, representing the gospel of salvation, is positioned in the center of the design to emphasize Christ’s sacrifice, which is the central theme of the Adventist faith.
The shield represents the Lord’s protection and strength in all that we do from planning to implementation as the Bible reads: ” The LORD is my strength and my shield; My heart trusted in Him, and I am helped; Therefore my heart greatly rejoices, And with my song I will praise Him.“
The Graduation Cap
The upper left corner is the graduation cap signifying academics and that we strive to prepare our students for success in higher education.
The World Globe
The upper right corner is the world globe signifying we are a diverse community welcoming all of God’s children to help prepare them for a greater purpose which is to spread the gospel to all the world wherever they go and walk daily with good Christian values.
The Seventh-day Adventist Logo
The bottom left corner is the Seventh-day Adventist logo signifying our students are a part of God’s family in which they have an identity representing Jesus Christ and the three angel’s messages.
The Adventist Education Logo
The bottom right corner is the Adventist Education logo signifying the Adventist Christian Education philosophy. The logo uses the initials “A” and “E” in a spiritual arrangement. The upward road within the block “A” illustrates that Adventist education points students heavenward, ever aspiring to more true knowledge and understanding. Adventist Education is a journey to eternity through knowledge and the miracle of grace in the heart. It is an active learning system that emphasizes excellence and a Christ-centered life. As the “three angels’ message” is central to Seventh-day Adventist doctrine, it is also at the core of Adventist education. This “message” sounds deliberately, preparing youth to be committed and valuable members of society and heirs of Christ. To learn more, please visit: https://adventisteducation.org
New Materials and Communications
In the coming weeks, we will be rolling out fresh branding for key marketing and communications materials. Our goal is to have most of the new branding in place by the new year.
Our website has also undergone a facelift to showcase the new logo, and should be ready soon with exciting new additions.
Our Home and School Assocation is also working on exciting new Cedar Brook wear options that incorporate the new logo. We hope to have these available for you before the winter holidays. Please stay tuned for more information on how to order these materials.
I hope you like our new branding as much as we do. Feel free to send us an e-mail letting us know what you think!
A special thanks to Principal Daisy Mayola-Roman, the Cedar Brook School Board Members, and the members who attended the constituent meeting for being encouraging and receptive to new ideas! This is an exciting time to be a part of Cedar Brook School and work with our new leadership team to strengthen the school, celebrate its successes, and plan for its future.
Home and School Association