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.
1/2 Year Camogie Blitz
Well done to all our 1st and 2nd Year Camogie Players who took part in the Limerick Colleges County blitz today. Our first team won the A competition beating Hospital in the final. Our B team made it to their final and were very unlucky to lose to Doon by one goal. Our Team C were unlucky not to make it to their final, only losing out on points difference. A great day’s Camogie as all of our players got a run. Hondhill.
Any students wishing to take up rowing?. As part of PE , first year students are getting the opportunity to experience the sport of rowing through out the year. If it is something you think you might like ,why not try it? For further information on training times of rowing throughout Limerick, please see the notice boards in the gym or ask your PE teacher.
TY Anois Interviews
Notice to all TYs who submitted their Anois application forms: the interviews will be held this Wednesday 17/October. The interviews will start at 9:30am. There will be a list of names with times outside the staff room tomorrow to check the time of interview. Please be there 5 minutes before your allocated time. https://7c9ace7b80156894f6f1-51edfa190f449cdb42588485494c0c92.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/7482_20181008212442.pdf https://7c9ace7b80156894f6f1-51edfa190f449cdb42588485494c0c92.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/3294_20181008212506.pdf
Tennis Tuesday’s .
Tennis will take place at lunchtime tomorrow with Katrina. 1.05-1.45 Don’t forget to collect your racket in the gym.
2 hours 20 min
Congratulations to all the girls from first year who took part in the World Marathon Challenge today in UL. The team of 30 who took part in the relay completed the event in 2 hours 20 min. The were the first all girls team home with this fast time and also came in ahead of some of the school’s with mixed teams. This was a great achievement. Well done to the supporters who kept the girls motivated through out. The event was run by Limericks Sports Partnership. We have 3 students in our school taking part in this programme, Caoimhe Cahill, Aisling Morrissey and Alannah Mc Donagh. The girls were great help and support throughout the day. Well done all.
Munster Schools Golf
Congratulations to Emily Walsh sixth year and Caitlyn Shippam first year who came second place in the Munster School Girls Golf competition. This took place in Fermoy Golf Club last Friday. The girls took second place in the team competition which saw over 35 girls taking part. Well done girls. The school is very proud of you.
World Marathon Challenge First Years
A reminder to all first years. Meet at the hockey pitch at 9.40 Monday morning. Please bring books for the first and last two classes but leave these in your locker and don’t bring to UL. Please ensure you have the following , correct PE gear, runners, 2 packed lunches , 2 bottles of water, rain jacket, hat and gloves if needed, running shorts/ leggings for those on the relay team. Supporters traveling , please wear layers as it can be cold in the morning. If any students use inhalers or medication,please ensure you have it with you. Also a gentle reminder , no jewelry, no valuables , no earphones. Thank you , Best of luck, PE Dept.
Day 3: TY Outdoor Pursuits
The TYs had their final day of Outdoor Pursuits activities today. A little bit wetter and windier than the previous two days bit spirits and enthusiasm still on a high. We have more group games after dinner tonight and then a few sing-songs. The students will be returning home tomorrow. Thanks to Mr Kelly, Ms Ryan and Ms Moynihan for all the help and organising here in Petersburg. Please check the school Facebook page in a few days for a video of the trip and also the gallery to see more photos.
World Marathon Challenge
On Monday 8 th of October all first years will attend an event in UL with many of the students getting the opportunity to run on the newly surfaced track. The World Marathon Challenge will see some students become part of a team to cover the 26.2 Miles in the fastest time possible. All students attend some running and some supporting and encouraging. Permission slips must be returned to your PE teacher. The events will run between 9.30-2.30. We wish all first years the best.
Day One: TY Outdoor Pursuits
All the TYs arrived today to Petersburg Outdoor Pursuits Centre. They have been having great fun in team building exercises in the afternoon. After dinner they are trying to complete a number of challenges. Also a little impromptu dance rehearsal for the musical!
REMINDER: TY Outdoor Pursuits
Reminder to TYs that Outdoor Pursuits takes place from Tuesday 2/October to 5/October in Petersburg Outdoor Pursuits Centre. The buses will leave from the Dock Road at 8:30am sharp. Students should be there by 8:15am. If you need to contact the TY Coordinator regarding any last minute questions or information please email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please see the attachments RE: Activities List and What to Bring List. Thank you. https://7c9ace7b80156894f6f1-51edfa190f449cdb42588485494c0c92.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/4231_20180916090346.pdf https://7c9ace7b80156894f6f1-51edfa190f449cdb42588485494c0c92.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/7617_20180916090356.pdf
Proud Mini Marathon finishers.
Congratulations to all the students from Laurel Hill who took part in the Women’s mini marathon this morning. The students have been doing great training in PE classes and outside of school resulting in this achievement. It was a beautiful morning to be out and active . We hope that you all enjoyed it. Keep moving.
http://limerickminimarathon.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Cook-Medical-Womens-Mini-Race-Notes.pdf We hope you are all looking forward to taking part in the mini marathon at the weekend. Please read attached notes. Good luck to all. Keep smiling.
TY Army Work Placement
TYs please see the attached application form if you are interested in applying for work experience with the army at Sarsfield Barracks from 15-19 October. Due to high demand the school can only send four students. The TYs must fill out the attached application form and parental consent form (Hard copies of forms will be available in the library tomorrow). They must also include an A4 page detailing why they feel they should be selected and what they hope to gain from the experience. The forms must be submitted by Wednesday 26th September before 3:30pm. Forms can be given to the TY Coordinator or emailed to email@example.com. https://7c9ace7b80156894f6f1-51edfa190f449cdb42588485494c0c92.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/3802_20180923202350.pdf
TY - Open Day at Pathology Dept
There will be an open day for interested TY students in the pathology department of UL Hospital. Please see attachment for further details. Schools are limited to four students. Please inform the TY Coordinator if you are interested in attending. https://7c9ace7b80156894f6f1-51edfa190f449cdb42588485494c0c92.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/9935_20180919131644.pdf
TY Challenge Keeper Hill
Well done to all of our TYs who successfully climbed Keeper Hill today as part of their induction week. Great accomplishment and great start to the year.
5th year Booklist 2018-2019
5th year Booklist 2018-2019 https://7c9ace7b80156894f6f1-51edfa190f449cdb42588485494c0c92.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/7098_20180814124907.pdf