Biographical

JANIS

HOUNDS OF NOTRE DAME, THE

Père Athol Murray’s teaching philosophy was to blend a classical education with the character-building effects of sport, after the tradition of the English public schools. But Murray was uninterested in the pretensions of class. His goal was to provide an excellent education to any child who wanted it, even if they were poor or troubled. During the Depression of the 1930s, Notre Dame developed a reputation as just such a school.