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Inauguration of Maths Lab
Mathematics can be taught in a laboratory just like other Science subjects. Concepts of Geometry and mensuration can definitely be taught through demonstration. Even the formulae in algebra like (a + b)2, (a + b)3 or the Pythagoras theorem a2 + b2 = c2 can be demonstrated through models in a laboratory.
Loyola among the best in India
IMRB survey ranks the premier city school 15th
LOVOLA SCHOOL, Jamshedpur, has been ranked among the 15 best schools of the country. A nationwide survey, carried out by Education World and Indian Market Research Bureau (IMRB) International, has ranked Loyola the fourth best in Eastern India and 14th overall.
Loyola is the only school from Bihar, Jharkhand and Orissa to figure in the list of 100 best schools of the country. The survey was based on 12 parameters — academic reputation, co-curricular education, sports education, quality of teachers, teacher-student ratio, value for money leadership quality, parental involvement, infrastructure, alumni association, integrity and admission procedure.
National Teachers Award for Fr. Pius Fernandes
Fr. Pius Fernandes, who was the Principal of Loyola from 1992-2002, has been awarded the National Teachers Award 2005. The list of awardees is prepared by the HRD Ministry and the awards are presented on Teachers' Day each year. Teachers Day is celebrated on September 5, the birthday of Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, the great philosopher, statesman and educationist who served as the President of India. The award is given to teachers selected from across the nation for their "contribution to the development of the country through education". Fr. Pius received the award from the President of India, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, at the Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on September 5, 2006.
School to celebrate dream journey - marathon marks beginning of Loyola celebrations
Jamshedpur July 28: Loyola School, a humble dream of a group of Jesuit priests from USA, turned 60 today.
To celebrate the long history, the school began with a marathon from the institution premises.
Fr Sebastian Puthenpura, vice-principal of Loyola School, said: "This year, our school completes 60 years, therefore like earlier jubilee celebrations, we have lined up year-long festivities. Over 200 students participated in the marathon along with famous members of the alumni; it was indeed a great beginning to forthcoming year-long celebrations."
Read the full report in the Jamshedpur Telegraph
Pupils put party on hold
The Jamshedpur Telegraph, May 18: A day after the results, students are not taking time off to celebrate their marks. With results of entrance exams for professional colleges around the corner (IIT results are scheduled on May 30), most science students are still keeping their fingers crossed.
Read more on the city's ICSE and ISC toppers this year in The Telegraph.
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