Welcome to Loyola Public School...
ORIGIN AND HISTORY:
Loyola Public School is managed and administered by the members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Two names will go down in history as pioneers of Loyola Public School, Guntur. Late Rt. Rev. Ignatius Mummadi, Bishop of Guntur, Catholic Diocese endeavored and brought the Jesuits to Guntur in order to start a school. He mustered the services of Fr.T.Balaiah, S^.J. to acquire the necessary land.
Commissioned to go ahead with the project, Rev.Fr.Papaiah the pioneer and the chief architect of the School made Loyola Public School a reality with the help of Rev.Br.Stanislaus, S.J. The foundation stone of this, the second Jesuit Educational Institution in Andhra Pradesh was laid in the afternoon of Thursday, 30th January, 1964 by the then Chief Minister of the State Dr.N.Sanjeeva Reddy. Rev. Fr. L. D. Murphy, S.J. became the first Principal of the school which began formally on the 13lh July, 1964 with an auspicious number of 13 boys.
AIM OF THE SCHOOL
The aim of the school is to train its students in the finest tradition of Jesuit education. Jesuit education acknowledges God as the author of all reality, all truth and knowledge. The School aims to impart a sound intellectual formation which includes a growing ability to reason reflectively, logically and critically. It aims at the development of the whole person in which process the criterion of excellence applied to all areas of school life contributes to the total growth of each student
as a responsible member of the school, community and of the larger society of the state and of our country.
A complete educational objective of the School includes the training of our students to be men/women for others, young men/women endowed with that special love for the poor and concern for justice that will enable them to become leaders in (he service of our nation and of the world.
In carrying out its aims, the school as a minority institutions reserves for itself, its inherent right of management and administration, guaranteed under Article 30 (1) of the Constitution of India.
The Monogram represents the aims and aspirations of the School. The triangle which dominates the figure represents the omnipresence of the Triune God from whom everything proceeds and to whom we owe everything. The Peacock feather is symbolic of our country (the peacock being our national bird); the clay pot Purna Kumbam signifies purity and piety; the open book with the school motto inscribed on it is a constant reminder of the ideal which the school strives to inculcate in the young students.
The motto of the School is "Natus Ad Majora" which means "BORN FOR GREATER THINGS". The school, the students and the faculty constantly aim at achieving greater things for God, country and humankind by aiming at
excellence in everything.