26 MarLoyola Jesuit Secondary School — A Very Busy Place!

To start up a really good secondary school in an area where students have very few chances to attend school is a real challenge!  That surely is the challenge facing us in Kasungu, Malawi, as we opened Loyola Jesuit Secondary School in September 2015.  Form One (Grade Nine) began with 61 girls and 62 boys, […]

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09 JunDO CONTRIBUTIONS MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

There is plenty of activity on the campus of Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS) as opening date of September 2015 quickly approaches. Besides finishing up all the construction and furnishing needs, work goes on with preparation of teachers, securing books, designing help for scholarships, hiring support staff, etc., etc. And we have a good sized […]

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09 JunON-GOING CONSTRUCTION AND OUR NEEDS

Our original plan for the basic construction of Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS) was to build in two phases.  Phase One has now been completed and has provided classrooms and laboratories, administration block, students’ hostels (dormitories), conference hall, staff houses, dining and kitchen facilities.   The necessary structures are in place and we are ready to […]

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19 MayNEW PHOTOS OF PROGRESS AND HOPES

NEW PHOTOS. The busy of the campus of Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS) continues to install, as the updated few photos can show you.  As the September 2015 opening date approaches very soon, plenty of business goes on in Kasungu.   How it looks after the installation of the final touches in kitchen, ovens, cookers […]

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11 MayLATEST CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

May 2015 – it’s just four months before 144 young Boys and Girls boarders will arrive at Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS) to begin Form One (Grade Nine).  Will we be ready for them?  Will they have a classroom for studies? A chapel to pray?  A hostel (dormitory) to sleep? A dining room to eat?  […]

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17 FebPHOTOS OF PROGRESS AND HOPES

PHOTOS OF PROGRESS AND HOPES No new blogs recently posted on our website certainly has not meant no new action on our building site! The campus of Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS) continues to be very busy, as these few photos can show you.  As the September 2015 opening date approaches very soon, plenty of business […]

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21 AugIMAGINING THE FUTURE

IMAGINING THE FUTURE! Just take a look at these two new photos of what’s happening on site these days at Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS).  Views of the beautiful quadrangle in front of the two-storied Administration Block.  On each side, the classroom blocks. Workers smoothing the grounds; carpenters preparing the desks and chairs for staff […]

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17 May“GREEN CLASSROOMS” – GREEN LEARNING ENVIRONMENT!

As you surely know by now, we have tried to make our Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS) “green” in many ways.  That is, we have tried to be ecologically sensitive in construction so that we can be environmentally positive in instruction.  The biggest effort has come in the use of soil based blocks (SSB) and […]

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10 MayPROGRESS WITH LJSS CONSTRUCTION

Yes, we are still alive and well, even if a bit tardy in up-dating you with recent blogs! After a few months silence on this blog station of the website for Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS), we are pleased to show you some very encouraging progress with construction.  Despite some slowdowns during the rainy weather, […]

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06 JanENCOURAGING PROGRESS AT LJSS!

It’s been much too long since I’ve posted a blog to up-date you, the friends of Loyola Jesuit Secondary School, on the encouraging progress we are making in Kasungu! Our Project Director, Fr Alojz Podgrajsek, S.J., has taken some great photos of the construction going on and of some future students excitedly visiting the campus.  […]

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