Welcome to Laurel Hill Secondary School

Michael Cregan - Principal

Welcome to Laurel Hill Secondary School FCJ

The school community of Laurel Hill Secondary School F.C.J., would like to welcome you to our website. As you browse through it we hope you will get a good sense of who we are as a school in the 21st century. You will read about our history as a school run by the Sisters, Faithful Companions of Jesus, dating back to 1844, our love of sport, language, music and our outstanding academic achievement, which is fostered by a committed and talented staff.

Principal’s Address

Irish Rowing

2019/07/20 09:18:06

Best of luck to Megan O'Byrne, Ellen Murphy and Caireann Rose O'Gorman who will row with the Junior Irish Women's Sweep Team at the Home Internationals Rowing Regatta in Glasgow on July 27th. Well done on this huge achievement girls.

Bus Éireann - School Transport

2019/06/20 13:32:47

School Transport Deadline Approaching please see attached pdf. https://7c9ace7b80156894f6f1-51edfa190f449cdb42588485494c0c92.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/2000_20190620143223.pdf

Transition Year Fee 2019/2020

2019/06/12 10:47:29

A reminder to Parents/Guardians of 3rd year students entering Transition Year in September 2019 that the annual fee of €500.00 is now due and can be paid via the ‘Shop’ section of the school app or by sending a cheque directly to the school. Thank you for your cooperation.

Book Grant Scheme for School Books 1st & 5th Years 2019-2020

2019/06/06 17:54:04

Important letter attached for 1st and 5th year 2019-2020 parents regarding the Grant Scheme for School Books. https://7c9ace7b80156894f6f1-51edfa190f449cdb42588485494c0c92.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/1352_20190606112304.pdf


2019/06/04 14:40:35

Any queries, please email peuniformlaurelhill@gmail.com Sizing Days for new PE Uniforms There will be sizing days for the new PE uniform in the school gym: • Fourth years who have just finished: Friday June 14th from 3-5 pm • Incoming First years: Friday June 14th from 5-7 pm & Saturday June 15th from 9-11 am • Any current 1st, 2nd or 3rd years who missed the sizing in school are welcome to attend any of the above times. • If any student has already been sized and wishes to change size or try on different sizes are also welcome to attend any of the above times. • Reminder to students who have already been sized that payment can be made through the school app: Sizes 10/11 or 13/14 - €82 Sizes Small, Medium, Large - €102 Only orders paid for by Wednesday 19th of June will be ordered and ready for collection at the beginning of the new school year. Thank you

Important notice for Examination Students

2019/06/04 10:43:38

Reminder to 6th and 3rd year examination students. No mobile phones or electronic/smart watches permitted in the Examination Centres. Students should not leave any valuables unattended in school.

Schools Athletics Finals

2019/06/01 17:37:54

Well done to Sarah Butler on winning the bronze medal in the 800m race at the Schools' Athletics Finals in Tullamore today. Hard luck to our relay team who put in such a gallant effort but today wasn't their day. It was a great achievement to get to the National Finals and you did your school proud.

Hockey Tour Payments

2019/05/30 15:21:15

A reminder to the students travelling on the hockey trip to Belgium on 18-20th August that the deposit of €180 is to be paid by Friday 31st May. Please pay through the link below. Click link to make payment and see itinerary of trip. Tour link: https://tri.ps/wFZVd The other payment deadline dates are - €151.67 - 1st payment due Jun 14th €151.67 - 2nd payment due Jul 10th €151.67 - Final payment due Aug 1st Instructions 1.Click on tour link 2.Scroll down through the itinerary until a green SELECT button appears. 3.Click on SELECT button 4.Choose pay deposit/pay in full option and click on CONTINUE button 5.Fill in details and then press CONTINUE to PAYMENT.

6th Year Camogie

2019/05/29 17:25:41

Today we said a fond farewell to our 6th year camogie players. The girls have shown huge commitment to the school camogie team over the last 6 years and it was great to see so many commit to the team during their Leaving Cert year. Well done girls and we wish ye all the best for the future - on and off the field.

New School Tracksuit

2019/05/29 17:18:50

Payment for the new school tracksuit can now be made though this app: 1. Go to shop 2. School Payments 3. Select amount owed Only tracksuits paid for before Wednesday 19th of June will be ordered and ready for collection at the beginning of the next school year. Your daughter has received a receipt with the size that she has ordered and the amount owed, please check with her to make sure that you are happy with this size. Any student that has not yet been sized will be sized tomorrow.

Rowing Success

2019/05/29 14:20:12

Well done to Megan O'Byrne, Elisa McInerney, Ellen Murphy, Kate Storan, Alice McKeon, Nicola Jones, Lily O'Keeffe and Caireann Rose O'Gorman who competed for St Michaels Rowing Club at the Olympic course at Eton Dorney, Windsor last weekend. Well done especially to the Girls Championship Eight, winning the B Final with 2 lengths of clear water. A first ever success for St Michaels in an A Final was achieved by the Girls Championship Four, storming to the finish line to take silver medal to a Henley A crew.

5th Year Hope Foundation India Trip - Applications due by Friday, May 31st 2019

2019/05/29 13:58:20

A reminder to any TY students entering 5th year in September 2019 that applications to go on the Hope Foundation trip to India must be submitted by this Friday, May 31st @ 10:00 a.m. Applicants are required to prepare a one page essay outlining why they should be selected to go on the trip. Application essays should be sent via email to ty@laurelhillfcj.ie. Interested applicants should also include contact details for their Parent(s)/Guardian(s) as part of their application. More information can be found on www.hopefoundation.ie

Munster U 16 Hockey

2019/05/27 20:42:22

Additionally we would like to congratulate Aishling Fahy and Ciara Condell on being selected to represent Munster as part of the U16 team


2019/05/27 20:37:16

Laurel Hill Secondary School hockey team wants to wish the best of luck and farewell to 3 of our dedicated senior team. Jane Hannan, Sara Gilmartin and Anna Hogan gave 6 years to the School Hockey team. We wish you the best of luck in the next few weeks and years and we have no doubt that your drive, enthusiasm, and determination will serve you well in your future studies and careers. Thank you for everything over the last 6 years.

Important Hockey Tour Information

2019/05/27 15:49:32

Laurel Hill Secondary School Hockey Junior and Senior developmental teams will be travelling to Belgium on 18-20 August 2019. The deposit of €180 is to be paid through DBS Tours now with 3 more installments as follows: €151.67 - 1st payment due Jun 14th €151.67 - 2nd payment due Jul 10th €151.67 - Final payment due Aug 1st Please click link to make payment and see itinerary of trip. Tour link: https://tri.ps/wFZVd 1. Click on tour link 2. Scroll down through the itinerary until a green SELECT button appears. 3. Click on SELECT button 4. Choose pay deposit/pay in full option and click on CONTINUE button 5. Fill in details and then press CONTINUE to PAYMENT.

New Record Holder

2019/05/27 13:56:06

Huge congratulations to second year student Sarah Butler who broke the record in the 800m at the North Munster Schools Athletics Competition last weekend. The previous record was set in 1975. This is a huge achievement. Well done Sarah and best of luck in Tullamore to all our students running at the All-Ireland competition this weekend.

Hockey Tour - 2019/2020 season

2019/05/26 20:18:19

The deadline for the €30 holding deposit for the hockey trip to Belgium is tomorrow. Could any hockey player yet to pay this deposit please meet Ms O Brien in the library tomorrow (Monday 27th May) at 10:50 with the deposit and required documentation. Once final numbers are confirmed tomorrow, a link to payment plan and itinerary will be posted on school app.