Latest School News

JC Visual Art Animation

2020/10/30 09:38:30

Well done to the JC Visual Art Class for creating these amazing stop motion animation videos. Follow the link below to view the work on LH Animation youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kx1kAtLUzdE

Hockey for First Years

2020/10/22 18:46:14

Hockey will be on for first years tomorrow as usual @ 3.15. Hockey training will recommence after midterm for all on Monday November 2nd. I hope you all have a lovely Halloween break. Stay safe.

Friendship Art Competition

2020/10/22 17:02:28

Well done and thank you to all the students who have entered our school art competition, we have received lots of amazing entries. Tomorrow, Friday, at 3.05pm is the last day for submitting entries so if there are any students still hoping to be in with a chance make sure to get your entries in before 3.05pm tomorrow. There are prizes for each year group and results will be announced after midterm. Best of luck to everyone

TY Women’s Mini Marathon 2020

2020/10/22 16:12:14

A huge well done to all TY students who completed the 5km Cook Medical Women’s Mini Marathon today on the school grounds. Those who took part completed twelve laps of the school track before finishing the marathon on the school hockey pitch. All funds raised will go towards worthy causes as part of the Transition Year Charity Challenge 2020/2021. Thanks to Ms O’Mahony and Ms O’Reilly for organising today’s event.

Parent Teacher Meeting

2020/10/22 10:29:13

All Parent Teacher meetings are postponed until further notice.

BT Young Scientist Exhibition

2020/10/22 10:04:13

We are extremely proud that seven TY project groups were accepted in to the BT Young Scientist Exhibition this year. This is a huge achievement, well done to Keelin Murphy, Aoife Barrett, Emma McAndrew, Ella Mason, Claudia Lynch, Lucy Noonan, Joanna Ryan, Blaithin Musgrave and Leah McNamara. The competition will take place online in early January. Watch this space!

Pumpkin Carving

2020/10/21 12:25:38

Well done to our TYs who were carving pumpkins this morning with Ms Kinnerk and Ms Condon Gaffney. The girls came up with some very creative designs. Great to see the Halloween spirit around the school

TY Women’s Mini-Marathon 2020

2020/10/20 17:38:17

On Wednesday, October 20th our Transition Year pupils will complete the Cook Medical Women’s Mini-Marathon on the school grounds. Each student participating will receive a running kit and medal for their participation. This year each TY class group will be working with an allocated charity as part of the TY Charity Challenge. The aim of the Charity Challenge is to encourage pupils to work as part of a committee and to raise as much awareness and funds as possible for their organisation. The 2020/2021 organisations are as follows: V4 - St Gabriel’s School & Centre P4 - Limerick Marine Search & Rescue L4 - Barnardos A4 - Cliona’s Foundation All funds raised from the marathon will go towards these organisations. Best of luck to all those participating and thanks to Ms O’Mahony for organising this event.

Camogie Training W/O October 19th 2020

2020/10/20 14:32:53

As per the current COVID-19 guidelines for schools First Year, Junior and Senior camogie training will continue this week. First Year training will take place on Wednesday, October 21st. Junior and Senior training will take place on Thursday, October 22nd. On both days at 3:05 p.m. please store your gear bag in the school gym/Knapsack Lodge. Training will take place from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. on the Mary Immaculate College GAA pitch. Players can arrange collection from the school at 4:45 p.m.

Hockey Cancelled

2020/10/19 10:09:38

Hockey is cancelled for all groups today. Many thanks

Hockey this week

2020/10/18 21:08:21

Monday: session 1(4-5) first years only No training for seniors tomorrow Session 2 (5-6) juniors and 2nd years Wednesday morning: seniors and juniors @7.45 Wednesday after school Session 1( 3.15-4.15) 2nd years& Seniors Session 2(4.15-5.15) juniors Friday after school: (3.15-4.15) First years only

Inter county camogie

2020/10/16 19:45:50

Best wishes to all our students lining out for Limerick and Clare at the weekend in various competitions. We are very proud of our two staff members Ms Ryan and Ms Creamer who line out for the Limerick Senior Camogie team beside three past pupils; Sinead McNamara, Dearbhla Egan and Orlaith Kelliher. Pictured are Ms Creamer and Lizanna Boylan (TY), Ms Creamer is captain of the senior team and Lizanna is captain of the u16 side, a great honour for both players

Hockey Fitness - and -First Hockey -

2020/10/15 20:20:14

Hockey Fitness session is cancelled tomorrow due to unforseen circumstances. Fitness will resume after Midterm. Hockey for first years will be on tomorrow as usual from 3.15-4.15

Student Council Elections

2020/10/15 12:16:36

Well done to everyone who ran for student council this year and congrats to our new student council members: First year: Farjana Hassain & Cheryl Thornton Second year: Alva Rose Nolan & Vivian Amaeze Third year: Lauren Slater & Aaliyah Coughlan TY: Keelin Murphy & Leah Holohan 5th year: Abby Mason, Ciara O’Brien & Kyra Ryan 6th year: Leah Whyte, Anna Corcoran & Aoife Doyle Subs - Niamh O’Connell / Sarah O’Gorman Ryan / Sarah May Kiely / Clodagh Mc Mahon & Hannah Fitzgerald.

Hockey

2020/10/13 20:23:03

Laurel Hill Secondary message from S Rossiter Hockey Training on tomorrow morning at 7.45 for juniors and seniors.Please make a special effort to attend.

Student Council Elections

2020/10/13 20:11:12

Best of luck to all students who are running for student council this year. Elections will take place on Thursday 15 October so get canvassing for votes everybody! All students will receive an email with instructions tomorrow and another email on Thursday with a link to the vote. Be sure you have your phone /device with you on Thursday.

Camogie Training W/O October 12th, 2020

2020/10/12 15:25:46

As per the COVID-19 Level 3 guidelines and the guidance issued by the Camogie Association, First Year, Junior and Senior camogie training will continue this week. First Year training will take place on Wednesday, October 14th. Junior and Senior training will take place on Thursday, October 15th. On both days at 3:05 p.m. please store your gear bag in the school gym/Knapsack Lodge. Training will take place from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. on the Mary Immaculate College GAA pitch. Players can arrange collection from the school at 4:45 p.m.

First Year Gaelic Football

2020/10/12 09:25:09

Could any first year interested in playing Gaelic Football please fill out the following form. It must be filled out off your daughter’s school email. https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=KUdeQKECRUCZFRsXUdAeE3IkAK90mTVHp67q1FY8ZItUMVZGMkZRUTUwTk1UT1RaTlJCRVZVWE42Vi4u

Friendship School Art Competition

2020/10/12 09:22:35

Well done to everyone who has entered the School Art Competition. There are some very creative amazing artworks from all years submitted. There have been a number of requests for a few days extension to the closing date so we have decided to change the closing date from 16th October to Friday 23rd October at 3.05pm. We are really looking forward to viewing the entries. Don’t forget there is a prize for each year group.

Hockey

2020/10/11 20:28:34

Hockey schedule for this week Monday: session 1(4pm-5) seniors and first years Session 2(5-6) juniors and 2nd years Wednesday morning(7.45-8.30)seniors and juniors Wednesday after school Session 1( 3.15-4.15) 2nd years& Seniors Session 2(4.15-5.15) juniors Friday after school: (3.15-4.15)First years only Strength and conditioning(4.15-5.15) -All hockey players welcome but you must register your interest using form on school App.

TY Activities - P4 (October 9th, 2020)

2020/10/09 18:48:31

Today was the final Friday of TY outdoor activites. P4 were lucky enough to be able to venture further down the river towards King John’s Castle today as the tide was suitable. Thanks to Dave and all the team at Nevsail Watersports for facilitating our TY groups over the last number of weeks. Well done to all pupils who attended over the last four weeks and a huge thank you to Ms O’Neill and Ms Kelly for accompanying the groups each Friday.

Hockey Fitness Sessions

2020/10/08 13:33:20

'Hockey Fitness Sessions' Open to ALL Year Groups - Complete the form if you're interested! https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=KUdeQKECRUCZFRsXUdAeE_9WGThUqLpOkStFHNNIDbBUOEQ0T1lLRVlURVNVOERNQU1aVDNaUjFaTy4u

First Year Hockey

2020/10/07 14:56:56

1st Year Hockey If you weren't able to complete the hockey form on the app - can you fill this out please? Don't forget there's training on Friday at 3.15 for ALL first years! https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=KUdeQKECRUCZFRsXUdAeE_9WGThUqLpOkStFHNNIDbBUOTU1SkxBS0FEN1RIUlpDQTVIWEtCOFBJMC4u

TY Activity Day Information - Loyola 4 (October 2nd, 2020)

2020/10/07 10:30:38

Our weekly outdoor activities continued last Friday, October 2nd for Loyola 4. Patrick 4 will be the final TY group to complete their activities this coming Friday October 9th, 2020. Those attending are asked to meet in the school library at 8:50 a.m. for roll call. The activities will finish at approximately 1:30 p.m. and pupils can be collected directly afterwards. All further information can be found on the TY Teams page.

First Year Camogie Training

2020/10/06 20:04:02

There will be no first year camogie training tomorrow due to a staff meeting.

Homework Club

2020/10/06 17:58:08

There will be no homework club tomorrow after school due to a staff meeting.

TY Keeper Hill Trip - October 6th, 2020

2020/10/05 15:40:52

Please note that the planned TY outing to Keeper Hill in Co. Tipperary for Loyola 4 and Amiens 4 will not go ahead tomorrow, October 6th, as planned. Subject to the weather forecast and HSE guidelines, the Keeper Hill walk will instead go ahead for these groups Tuesday week, October 13th, 2020. All TY students are advised to look at the TY Teams page for further updates. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Hockey

2020/10/04 11:28:13

Hockey schedule for this week Monday: session 1(4-5) seniors and first years Session 2(5-6) juniors and 2nd years Wednesday morning: seniors and juniors Wednesday after school Session 1( 3.15-4.15) 2nd years& Seniors Session 2(4.15-5.15) juniors Friday after school: (3.15-4.15)First years only

First Year Hockey

2020/10/01 12:23:01

See you all tomorrow Friday for training 3.15-4.15 Don’t forget stick gum-shield and shin guards Looking forward to a good session.

BT Young Scientists Need Your Help

2020/09/30 07:30:43

Two of the TY students entering the BT Young Scientist Competition would greatly appreciate if you could fill out the following survey regarding breakfast habits: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScdDw1UYzW8HxU5tGTE_aLWCOPbwrips95RJK-6uYjDzfi4zg/viewform?usp=pp_url

Hockey

2020/09/29 17:04:46

Hockey training will take place tomorrow after school on the hockey pitch. All players can get changed in the gym straight after school. Please remember to bring gum shield and shin guards. Session 1(3.15-4.15) Seniors and second years Session 2(4.15-5.15) All junior players. If you have not filled in a form on the app can you please drop me an email at Sandra.rossiter@laurelhillfcj.ie to register your interest. Looking forward to seeing you all tomorrow. Ms Rossiter

TY Bonding Activities

2020/09/29 14:45:50

TY activities continued last Friday with Nevsail Watersports in Limerick City. A4 completed a combination of land and water activities and had a great a day in spite of the cold weather! Both L4 and P4 will complete their activities over the coming weeks.

Homework Club for 1st Years

2020/09/29 12:21:00

Homework Club for 1st Years will run every Wed and Thur from 15:15 - 16:15. This is a free service and as such is on a first term first serve basis. We estimate that we have a capacity for approx 55 students. For further information please contact laura.culkeen@laurelhillfcj.ie or aidan.curtin@laurelhillfcj.ie

Camogie Training W/O September 28th, 2020

2020/09/28 18:01:10

Camogie training will take place on Wednesday, September 30th for First Years and Thursday, October 1st for Junior and Senior players. Each day at 3:05 p.m. players should go to the school gym to store your gear bag, school bag, etc. Training will take place from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. on both days on the Mary Immaculate College GAA pitch. All required gear must be brought by each player. No gear can be provided by the school due to Covid-19. Collection should be arranged from the school at 4:45 p.m. Any players who were unable to attend last week are welcome to attend this week.

Senior Ladies Football County Final

2020/09/25 17:43:35

Last week it was the small ball, this weekend is the turn of the big ball. This weekend sees St.Ailbe’s play Monagea in the county senior football final. St.Ailbe’s have three of our teachers involved: Ms Ryan, Ms Laffan and Ms Moynihan. Their squad includes 10 past pupils. Monagea are represented by Ms Tobin. Best of luck to all involved.

First Year Hockey

2020/09/25 16:23:52

Well done to all the first years who took part in hockey today after school. It’s a great start to the 2020/2021 season. We had over 60 girls out training today and five coaches to help with the numbers. Long  may it continue. The girls learned lots today with the basics of push and dribble and footwork to begin with- We have lots of different abilities , which is fantastic to see at the moment and the girls are learning and will learn quick. We are off Monday but will be back again training on Friday after school with blitzes to come this side of midterm. Keep up the effort girls and stay fit.

PE Tracksuit

2020/09/24 18:57:22

The first order of PE uniforms have come and have been distributed to first years. If your daughter did not receive her tracksuit in the first order she will receive it in the second order. If your daughter did not receive her PE uniform she can wear dark tracksuit pants and a dark jumper until she gets it. Any queries to peuniformlaurelhill@gmail.com

Friendship Art Competition

2020/09/24 07:25:21

All students are invited to participate in the Friendship School Art Competition. Entries are encouraged from all classes and prizes will be awarded in each year group. The prize winning works will be framed and displayed in different areas of the school. Artworks must be : - Based on the idea of ‘Friends & Friendship’. - No smaller then A4 in size. - In any medium (pencil, colour, paint, card, canvas, digital) Completed entries should have your name and class and can be handed into the Art room or at the reception. Any queries can be emailed to Ms madden or call to the art room. Closing date is Friday 15th October.

First Year Hockey

2020/09/23 07:35:01

We will have a meeting at 12 .25 outside on the tennis courts today Wednesday . Can all interested please attend. We hope all is well and looking forward to returning to first year hockey. Hockey is open to all the first years. Hockey will take place this Friday 25th the September 3.15-4.15 on the Astro. We look forward to seeing you.

Camogie Training W/O September 21st, 2020

2020/09/22 18:34:39

Camogie training will take place on Wednesday, September 23rd for First Years and Thursday, September 24th for Junior and Senior players. Each day at 3:05 p.m. players should go to the school gym to store your gear bag, school bag, etc. Training will take place from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. on both days on the Mary Immaculate College GAA pitch. All required gear must be brought by each player. No gear can be provided by the school due to Covid-19. Collection should be arranged from the school at 4:45 p.m. Any players who were unable to attend last week are welcome to attend this week.

School Closed Monday 28th September

2020/09/22 14:53:27

Message to all Parents ...School will be closed on Monday 28th September as part of school planned closures. Thank you

Camogie Battles

2020/09/18 18:03:47

This weekend sees staff members and students facing off in Limerick camogie semi finals and finals. First up is the clash of St.Ailbe’s and Mungret St.Pauls in the Junior B semi final. Ms Laffan and Ms Moynihan both play for St.Ailbe’s and this game sees them pitted against their students Niamh Browne, Alannah McDonagh and Sophie O Brien. On Sunday staff members Ms Ryan (Bruff) and Ms Creamer (Cappamore) face off in the Intermediate camogie final. Ms Tobin also features with her club Newcastlewest in the Senior camogie final. Last but not least the battle of Na Piarsaigh and Crecora sees a lot of our senior camogie panel and many past pupils play each other. It’s great to see such involvement in what is a huge year for Women’s sport with the 20x20 campaign. Best of luck to all involved and let’s hope everybody is still talking on Monday morning!!!

TY Activities

2020/09/18 15:06:59

Over the next four weeks, our TY students will be doing a combination of land and water activities in Limerick City Centre with Nevsail Watersports. Victoire 4 attended their activity day earlier today and had the opportunity to do some canoeing, paddle boarding and archery. The remaining TY groups will have their activity days over the coming weeks.

Saturday Study

2020/09/18 14:50:41

Saturday Study will be on in Laurel Hill Secondary School FCJ Saturday 18th September for 3rd, 5th and 6th Years. 10.00 a.m. sharp to 4 p.m.

Outstanding Payments for 1st Year Maths Pack

2020/09/18 08:58:03

All outstanding payments for the maths pack need to be made by today, Friday at 3.05pm.

Hockey Announcement

2020/09/17 17:42:58

The form posted yesterday for expression of interest in playing hockey will only work off your daughter’s school email address. If you are still having problems accessing the hockey form, you can send your name, base class and Date of birth to sandra.rossiter@laurelhillfcj.ie.

First Year Camogie

2020/09/17 12:48:20

Well done to our first years who took part in their first camogie session with the school yesterday. The girls displayed some great skills and we’re looking forward to training again next Wednesday.

Hockey

2020/09/16 07:18:15

Please complete the survey below if you are interested in playing Hockey with Laurel Hill Secondary School FCJ this school year 2020/2021. You will need: Your own gumshield and shin pads. Hockey sticks can be borrowed from the school if you don't have one. If you haven't played before - come out and try it! Training times will be finalised in the coming weeks. https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=KUdeQKECRUCZFRsXUdAeE_9WGThUqLpOkStFHNNIDbBUQkJMMFJGU084WURCWkdBTFFUNUo1TkhVSS4u

First Year, Junior & Senior Camogie Information

2020/09/15 17:09:06

First Year camogie training will take place every Wednesday evening from 3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. beginning on September 16th. All players should go directly to the school gym at 3:05 p.m. to store gear bags, school bags, etc. All players are required to bring their own gear (helmet, hurley, boots, etc.). Gear bags should be brought to base classes and stored at your desk. Equipment cannot be provided by the school due to Covid-19. Training will take place on the Mary Immaculate College GAA pitch from 3:30 p.m. All players can be collected at the school at 4:45 p.m. Meetings will take place tomorrow (Wednesday, September 16th) for Junior and Senior players. Please listen to the intercom throughout the day for further information. Junior and Senior training will take place each Thursday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. also on the Mary Immaculate College GAA pitch.

1st Year Camogie 2020/2021

2020/09/14 19:02:01

Any First Year pupils interested in playing camogie with the school, please click on the link below and provide your details to register your interest. Any players who have already completed the survey on Teams do not need to complete it again. More updates to follow in the coming days. LINK: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=KUdeQKECRUCZFRsXUdAeE1FveQIOSsNKp62x11hXZchUQUo5SE9OUUlKQzdMNjc4QVRNTzNYR1RaTC4u