Patroni gdańskich gimnazjów publicznych
Słowa kluczowe:szkoła, gimnazjum, imię, patron szkoły, Gdańsk
The article has been divided into four sections. The first section analyses the significance of the patron in the life of schools and the definition of the term “patron”. The second section presents systematization of the names of Gdańsk junior high schools, for instance a list of schools with and without patrons, or classifications of patrons according to the type of their activity. The next section gives a brief overview of symbolic elements that identify schools, including banners, logo and school’s anthems. The fourth section investigates the question of the presence of patrons in the life of Gdańsk junior high schools, for example celebrating Patron’s Days, organizing competitions, events and artistic performances related to their figures.