Latest School News

Irish Angus Beef

2022/01/18 21:57:28

Good luck to Niamh Ahern and Cathy Brennan in Transition Year who are through to the final round of the Certified Irish Angus Beef Competition. The girls have an interview tomorrow in the Strand Hotel. Best of luck girls and to your teacher Ms Condon Gaffney.

Reminder School Closing at 2.50 pm on Wednesday 19th January

2022/01/18 11:03:48

School Closing on Wednesday at 2.50 pm to facilitate 2nd year Parent / Teacher meeting as per school calendar.

All Ireland Basketball Final

2022/01/18 10:00:55

Best of luck to our U19 Senior Basketball team who are travelling to Dublin today to play against Colaiste Ailigh Letterkenny in the All-Ireland Basketball Final in the National Basketball Arena. The match can be watched live on this link from 2:15: https://m.youtube.com/watch?d=n&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2j9zb-r1unyDpD4yBGg9F64aa2cdC9f23gdy3lLYU86M4niKvyZmP3IkU&list=PLB2lFGQ1C0w8t3dQiVZGUgKuihxjxAckj&v=g0X_GBlDxb4 Huge thank you and best of luck to their teacher Ms Carroll and coach Tommy. We're all rooting for you!

2nd Year Parent Teacher Meeting

2022/01/14 08:44:25

The parent-teacher meetings are taking place this Wednesday 19th January from 4:15pm until 6:45pm. Teachers will be calling/video calling parents via their daughter’s teams account. Please ensure that you are available to take the call at the time which has been arranged by your daughter with their Teacher. Where this is not possible, Teachers will be sending a detailed report via Eportal.

BT Young Scientist

2022/01/11 19:50:41

Best of luck to our TYs Angel Alfred, Lauren Slater, Mar Matarin, Faye Pican, Chloe Keane and Aaliyah Coughlan who are competing in the BT Young Scientist Competition beginning tomorrow!

Senior Camogie

2022/01/11 13:16:40

Best of luck to our senior camogie team today in the Munster semi final in Ennis. The girls have worked really hard to get this far and are really looking forward to the game. Good luck to all players and teachers involved.

Reminder School Closing at 2.50 pm Thursday 13th January to facilitate 5th year Parent/Teacher meeting

2022/01/11 13:12:06

Reminder School Closing at 2.50 pm Thursday 13th January to facilitate 5th year Parent/Teacher meeting as per school calendar.

5th Year Parent Teacher Meeting

2022/01/10 15:34:04

5th Year Parent Teacher Meeting The parent-teacher meetings are taking place this Thursday 13th January from 4:15 pm until 6:45 pm. Teachers will be calling/video calling parents via their daughter’s team's account. Please ensure that you are available to take the call at the time which has been arranged by your daughter with their Teacher. Where this is not possible, Teachers will be sending a detailed report via Eportal.

Information for Parents - Return to School

2022/01/05 19:15:54

As per the announcement from the Department of Education on Wednesday, January 4th 2022, school will open for all year groups on Thursday, January 6th 2022. Please find further guidance attached.

Study

2022/01/01 18:12:34

Study that was due to take place in school on Monday to Wednesday has now been cancelled.

Basketball

2021/12/16 20:08:33

Congratulations to the u19 basketball team, their coach Tommy and Ms Carroll who had a great win against St Joseph’s Ballybunnion today in UL. The girls are now through to the All Ireland B Final in a few weeks

Carol Service

2021/12/16 20:02:17

On Monday we had a Carol Service to help get us into the festive spirit. Thank you to Sinead McGuinness TY who put this wonderful video together and got some lovely shots of the school grounds. Lovely to hear live music again and thanks to their teachers Ms Creaven and Ms Lawless ️ https://fb.watch/9XkJWtgXPo/

SciFest National Final 2021

2021/12/15 14:09:30

Congratulations to Emma McAndrew on reaching the SciFest National final this year. Emma received a Boston Scientific excellence in STEM plaque for her achievement. Well done Emma and thanks to her teacher Ms Kinnerk.

Laurel Hill Racing Raffle

2021/12/14 18:19:19

Laurel Hill Racing are holding a raffle! The prizes are a massive Supervalu Hamper, a 40-euro one4all gift voucher and a mysterious cosy winter hamper worth over 20 euro. You can enter by buying a strip of tickets for 2 euro or even bigger and better, by buying 3 strips for 5 euro! We will be going around classes over the next few days. The big event ends on the 17th of December so make sure to enter in quickly, because once the tickets are sold, they are gone.  As always please follow us @ laurelhillracing on Instagram to stay up to date on more giveaways and competitions. Winner will be announced on the 17th of December.

Christmas Hockey

2021/12/13 21:41:03

The Senior Hockey players were fantastic today with all the groups. They lead some fun games which the girls and coaches enjoyed. They took some great pictures too.

Christmas Hockey

2021/12/13 19:21:05

Some pictures from today's christmas hockey session. We had great fun. Over 100 girls turned out between 4 and 6 pm for hockey this evening.

Festive Hockey Session.

2021/12/13 19:09:27

We had a super evening with all the first year , minor , junior and senior hockey teams today to mark the festive season. Well done to all those who decorated their hockey sticks and dressed up. We hope you all enjoy the break and we look forward to lots of hockey again in January.

Colours Day Donation

2021/12/13 17:11:58

Fr Davoren accepting a cheque for vaccinations from the proceeds of last weeks colours day. €1000 in total was raised. Also pictured Aoife Barrett, Eve McMahon and Emma McAndrew, representatives from student council.

Hockey News

2021/12/09 17:58:17

Following a series of trials over the last few months, we are delighted that players from Laurel Hill Secondary School have been selected to participate in the North Munster U15 Academy regional development squads. Well done to Reiltin Gaffney, Isabelle Daly and Anna Mc Carthy GK. These girls are all second year students and play on our Minor Team. This is a fantastic achievement and opportunity for the girls. We are delighted they have been recognised for their commitment. Congratulations to all selected.

Enterprise Mini Market

2021/12/08 16:35:42

The TY Enterprise Class are holding a mini market tomorrow in school. The Purrfect Stitch will be selling their festive pet bows and bandanas ranging from €4-€6.

Christmas Jumper Day

2021/12/08 13:43:07

Due to school closure today we will run the festive colours day tomorrow Thursday 9 Dec. €2 will be collected in the morning from students who have not yet paid. Many thanks for your contribution to date. The Christmas movie will be moved to another time to minimise disruption to classes. Each class will be told when their movie will take place in the coming days. Thank you.

School Closure Wednesday 8th December

2021/12/07 18:51:55

As per guidance from the Department of Education, the school will remain closed tomorrow Wednesday 8th of December. Where possible teachers will post work on Teams but this will not be possible in all cases due to power outages across the county.

School Closure

2021/12/06 18:42:28

Dear Parent/Guardian, In the interest of safety and as per Government guidance, the school will close tomorrow Tuesday 7th only.

Colour's Day Wednesday 8th

2021/12/06 15:04:47

Please wear something Christmassy. The cost is €2 and all proceeds will be going to Fr Davoren and his mission in Africa. Everyone will have regular classes in the morning and they will watch a Christmas film in the afternoon.

Senior Camogie

2021/12/03 13:36:36

Well done to our Senior Camogie team who had a huge win in Bandon which now sees them through to the Munster Semi Final. The girls were 4 points down in the first half but battled through to win on a score line of 4-8 to 2-4. Special mention to Paige Nash who scored a hat trick.

Best Dressed Classroom Door

2021/12/02 13:00:15

Reminder School Closing at 2.50 pm on today Thursday 2nd December to facilitate 3rd Parent/Teacher meeting

2021/12/02 11:38:40

School closing at 2.50 pm on Thursday 2nd December to facilitate 3rd year Parent / Teacher meeting.

3rd Year Parent Teacher Meeting

2021/12/02 11:21:06

Dear Parent/Guardian This is a reminder to all 3rd year parents/guardians that the parent teacher meetings will be on today from 4:15pm until 6:45pm. Teachers will be calling/video calling parents via their daughter's teams account. Please ensure that you are available to take the call at the time which has been arranged by your daughter with their teacher. Where a call is not possible, teachers will be sending a detailed report via Eportal.

Amiens 1-History Class

2021/12/01 18:32:58

Mr Hewitt and the students from Amiens 1 demonstrate the Medieval Feudal System during History class. Students used some prop "artefacts" to show how Medieval hierarchy had the King and Royal family at the top of the pyramid and the peasants at the very bottom.

Geography Photo Competition

2021/11/29 19:59:03

To celebrate Geography Week a photography competition will take place from Monday, November 29th to Friday, December 3rd. All the required details to enter can be found in the picture attached. Best of luck!

Student Council Christmas Events

2021/11/29 17:16:32

Student council are organising the following events in the run up to Christmas. 1. Decorate your classroom door (doors to be completed by 3rd Dec - be careful not to damage the doors!!) 2. Festive Colours day will be on Wednesday, 8th December. This is in aid of Fr.Davoren who is raising money to help vaccinate his parish in Africa. Students are asked to bring in €2 for this and if you haven’t got a Christmas jumper please get creative and wear a Santa hat, antlers or some tinsel. 3. Christmas movie afternoon on Wednesday, 8th December.

SciFest National Final

2021/11/27 09:26:40

SciFest National Final Best of luck to 5th year Emma McAndrew who is competing in the SciFest National Final which takes place online today at 4pm and can be viewed directly on http://www.scifestfinal2021.ie/page/Live-Awards-Ceremony/31404/Index.html Well done Emma! We are very proud of you! This is a direct link to Emma’s project http://www.scifestfinal2021.ie/Page/Project-33/35850/Index.html

Mini Marathon Amiens 3

2021/11/25 18:58:31

Well done to Students from Amiens 3 who took part in their own 5K Mini Marathon to support our 3 transition year charities. This year the TY charities are Barnardos, Marine Search & Resuce and Cliona’s Foundation. Well done again girls and Thank you to Ms Henn for organising the event.

UL Online Physics Talk Tonight at 7.30

2021/11/23 16:49:09

There is an information night for parents on why your child should study physics. The free online Showcase will today, 23rd November 7.30 to 8.15pm. The Department of Physics and the Science Learning Centre at the University of Limerick launched the SOPHia Project in 2018. The SOPHia project aims to encourage more students to take up physics as a Leaving Certificate Subject, and to go on to physics related courses and careers after they leave school. It is aimed at parents of students in secondary school. It will give an overview of the many options open to students who take up physics at Leaving Cert, or after. It will look at college courses, CAO points, further education options, apprenticeships and the wide variety of careers related to physics. Careers related to physics can be in health, teaching, electronics, retrofitting, renewable energy production, building design, and even finance. Physics related careers are a growing area in Ireland, and offer possibilities for the future for your child. Why should your child study physics? Info for parents on careers Tickets, Tue 23 Nov 2021 at 19:30 |

School Closing at 2.50 pm on Wednesday 24th November to facilitate 6th Parent/Teacher meeting

2021/11/23 10:34:46

School Closing at 2.50 pm on Wednesday 24th November to facilitate 6th Parent/Teacher meeting

6th Year Parent Teacher Meeting

2021/11/22 13:44:40

Dear Parent/Guardian This is a reminder to all 6th year parents/guardians that the parent teacher meetings will be on this Wednesday, 24th November from 4:15pm until 6:45pm. Teachers will be calling/video calling parents via their daughter's teams account. Please ensure that you are available to take the call at the time which has been arranged by your daughter with their teacher. Where a call is not possible, teachers will be sending a detailed report via Eportal.