Loyola Academy Announces Tuition Freeze for 2021-22 School Year
The Loyola Academy Board of Trustees met on Tuesday, November 17, and made the important decisionto freeze tuition costs for the 2021–22 school year. Therefore,annual tuition will remain $17,750 for next year. The Board also remains committed to funding a strong financial aid budget to support families who need extra assistance.
Loyola Thespians Present Fall Play "Greetings from Quarantine"
On Friday, November 13, Loyola Academy’s Thespian Troupe #4729 premiered its fall play “Greetings from Quarantine,” a collection of short stories and monologues all written, directed and performed by Loyola students. This year’s fall play is the first in the program’s history to be conducted in a virtual format, a necessary modification due to the ongoing health and safety restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On October 19, Loyola Academy increased its daily enrollment to fifty-percent capacity each day after spending the first quarter at twenty-five percent. This new schedule continues to allow for social distancing within classrooms while maximizing in-person learning and social interaction for students. The increased capacity follows what Loyola Academy President Rev. Patrick E. McGrath, SJ, and Principal Charlie Heintz call "great strides" in the school's collective efforts to safely facilitate in-person instruction.
Classics Teachers Recognized for Exemplary Teaching of Latin
Loyola Academy congratulates Classics Teachers Dr. Bill Lowe and Mrs. Becki Wick who were named as the 2020 Farrand Baker Illinois Latin Teachers of the Year by the Illinois Classical Conference (ICC)! Dr. Lowe and Mrs. Wick have been recognized for their "exemplary teaching of Latin, outstanding service to the ICC, dedication to the cause of Classics in the teacher's home community and participation in regional and national organizations of the Classics."