Feb. 15, 2017 - On Sept. 26, 2016, Dr. Kristin Ross Cully informed the Loyola School community that the 2016-2017 academic year would be her final year as the high school's principal. Loyola School sought as its next principal an experienced leader with the skills necessary to help guide a high functioning, mission-driven school to the next level of excellence.
On Feb. 8, 2017, Loyola School leadership announced that Mr. Adam Lewis was selected as the next principal. Mr. Lewis, a native of Australia, is currently serving as director of senior campus at Xavier College in Melbourne. Before that he was deputy principal of Saint Ignatius College Riverview in Sydney. He has previously taught history and English at Clongowes Wood College SJ in Clane, Ireland and taught English at Sacred Heart R.C. Secondary School in London, United Kingdom.
“I am extremely grateful to our search committee, and other community leaders, for the hours they dedicated to this important process,” said Loyola President Tony Oroszlany. “I also wish to express my appreciation to Dr. Ross Cully for her contributions to Loyola as our principal and for the role she will play in helping Mr. Lewis transition to his new position.”
Mr. Lewis will officially begin his responsibilities as Loyola's principal on July 1, 2017. Click here to read written messages from both Mr. Oroszlany and Mr. Lewis about this new chapter for Loyola School.
April 20, 2017 - Fr. John M. Buckley, SJ, was called to eternal life on April 19, 2017. Fr. Buckley was born on July 17, 1925, and entered the Society of Jesus on June 20, 1943. He was ordained on July 29, 1956, and pronounced Final Vows on August 15, 1960.
April 4, 2017 - In his April prayer video Pope Francis prayer for young people and asks them to be the people working towards positive change in the world. “Don’t leave it to others to be the protagonists of change. You, young people, are the ones who hold the future!”
March 24, 2017 - On March 21, Bishop John O'Hara, vicar for Lower Manhattan and Staten Island, visited Xavier High School to bless the student chapel and dedicate its altar. It was also an opportunity to honor Vincent Lewis with the Xavier President’s Medal for his extraordinary generosity to the chapel restoration.
March 16, 2017 - In the 75 years since their founding, Fairfield University and Fairfield Prep have provided generations of students with a Jesuit education that calls them to pursue the Magis as men and women for others.