Loyang Secondary School

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Loyang Secondary School
Loyang Secondary School.jpg
Address
12 Pasir Ris Street 11
Pasir Ris
Singapore
Information
Type Government/mixed
Motto To Excel with Dignity
Established 1989
Session Single session
School code 3049
Principal Lee Hak Boon (2015-Present)
Enrolment 1000+
Medium of language English,Mandarin,Malay,Tamil
Campus type Urban
Colour(s)      Green
     white
Uniform White top (both gender), short/long white pants (male), green skirt (female)
Website


Loyang Secondary School Abbreviation: LYSS/LYS is a government Secondary School located in Pasir Ris, Singapore.

It will be merging with Greenview Secondary School by 2018,with operations being run at Loyang Secondary School.

History[edit]

Loyang Secondary School was founded in 1989. The school began operations with 14 teachers and 390 pupils in four Express and six Normal (Academic) classes. Initially housed in East View Secondary School at Tampines, the school moved to its present premises in Pasir Ris Street 11 in 1990. The school was officially declared open on 11 April 1992 by the late Senior Minister of State for Education, Dr Tay Eng Soon.

In 2004, the school underwent PRIME and saw a physical transformation with the completion of an enhanced campus. Today, the student enrolment stands at 1468 in 38 classes in a single session school.

School Colours and Crest[edit]

The school flag consists of two main colours – white and green. The White signifies purity in thought, speech and deeds. The Green symbolizes youthful vibrance and natural goodness. The red crest stands for universal brotherhood and equality. The sides of the hexagon represent the six aspects of our educational emphasis – moral, intellectual, physical, social, aesthetic and vocational.

LY stands for LOYANG Secondary School. L represents the strong foundation provided by the school.

3 pillars of Y symbolize the collaborative efforts of parents, pupils and teachers to enable our pupils to gain all round education represented by the circle on top of Y.

Principals[edit]

  • A. Ganapathy (1989 - 1994)
  • Chia Choon Kiat (1994 - 1997)
  • William Tan (1997 - 2000)
  • Kenneth Chew (2000)
  • Lu Kheng Lui (2000 - 2007)
  • David Lau Yan Boon (2008–2014)
  • Lee Hak Boon (2015 - present)

Achievements in Mediacorp Shows and Programmes[edit]

The Arena[edit]

The school competed in the televised debating competition The Arena, shown on Mediacorp Channel 5. Loyang's team defeated Raffles Institution in the opening round and Xinmin Secondary School in the quarter-finals, before losing to Hwa Chong Institution in the semi-finals. (The competition was won by the United World College of South East Asia, which beat Hwa Chong in the final).

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