School Colors, Mascot, and Trivia

The Dorothy Hamm MS colors are gold, black and red, and the mascot is the Phoenix.

For those of you who like trivia, here are a few trivia facts about the Phoenix:

  • The Phoenix is a mythological bird from Arabia.
  • The Phoenix has red and gold feathers and resembles an eagle.
  • Only ONE Phoenix can exist at a time.
  • The Phoenix lives for 500 years or more.
  • When the Phoenix is old, it builds a nest made of herbs and spices like cinnamon and myrrh.
  • The Phoenix is sacred to the Sun.
  • The Phoenix climbs into its nest when it is ready to die, and the Sun lights the nest on fire.
  • After death, the Phoenix rises from the ashes as a new Phoenix!
  • The Phoenix is also known as the firebird.
  • The Phoenix is a symbol of immortality, life after death and resurrection.