We have had a busy start back at hockey this week with training in the morning for junior and senior teams and after school with all teams. The weather was good to us this week. Our Seniors played Laurel Hill Colaiste, our Juniors played Crescent and our Minors played Villiers with our first years taking part in a local blitz. Many thanks to those who came on the open night. We had a mixed group and it was great to get the opportunity to play under lights. Well done girls.
Our junior and senior teams were both out this week. <div> <br /></div> <div> Our juniors played a challenge game against St Mary’s Charleville. We had over 32 players and everybody got to play a half. A great start to the year. </div> <div> <br /></div> <div> Our seniors played the first round of the Limerick Championship v Mungret. We had a great win and we move on to play John the Baptist Hospital in the next game. </div>
UPDATE Supervised Study - Wednesday, September 21st & Thursday, September 22nd
<p>Due to a 1st Year Parents' Information Evening on Wednesday, September 21st, supervised study will finish for all students at 6:00 pm sharp.</p> <p>On Thursday, September 22nd, <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>supervised study will take place for 5th & 6th Year pupils involved in the Open night from 3:05 pm - 5:45 pm in Arás Top. </strong></span></p> <p>Supervised study will resume as normal from Friday, September 23rd. </p>
Well done to Emer Conroy, Sophie Duggan and Rosie Conlon who graduated on Monday evening from the VIP programme run by Limerick Sports Partnership. The girls were presented with their certificates by Ray Goggins from RTÉ’s Ultimate Hell Week. Best of luck to Éabha Halley who is starting the programme this year.
School Closure - Monday, September 26th 2022
<p>On Monday, September 26th the school will be closed for the full day for all staff and pupils as outlined on the school calendar. </p> <p>Supervised study will not take place on the day.</p> <p>School will resume as normal at 8:50 am on Tuesday, September 27th.</p>
1st & 6th Year Reminders
A reminder to all 1st and 6th years that the school photos are being taken tomorrow. <b>All students must be in full uniform</b>, if students have PE tomorrow, they should bring their PE uniform in a bag and they can get changed in the changing rooms in the gym. <div> <br /></div> <div> A reminder also to 1st year parents that there is a Parent’s Evening on Wednesday at 6pm in school to meet with the Principal, Deputy Principal and Year Head. </div>
Hockey - Morning Session
Hockey will be on tomorrow morning from7.45-8.30am for all Juniors and Seniors. This involves 3rd 4 th 5th and 6th years. It would be great if you could make the session. <div> Hockey training has normal after school. Please see time table. <br /><div> Thank you. </div> </div>
Supervised Study Update
Evening supervised study is now fully subscribed for both Junior and Senior pupils. A further notice will be placed on the school app if/when places become available. A reminder to Parent(s)/Guardian(s) that pupils are not permitted to leave the school grounds at any point before or during supervised study, unless attending a school related training session, musical rehearsal, etc. Students are not permitted to go to the shop at any point as doing so will mean they will arrive late for supervised study.
Cool Medical Mini Marathon
For any students wishing to enter the Cook Medical Mini Marathon, there is a special price (€17.50) for school students on the following link. PE teachers will inform students of further details in the coming week. https://eventmaster.ie/event/or7bhk3tLm
TY Law Day
On Monday, our TYs had their first workshop of the year. The girls spent the day learning about the workings of a court room and the day to day responsibilities of being a solicitor. The girls thoroughly enjoyed the Mock Trial where they got to experience dressing as lawyers!
1st & 2nd Year Camogie
Well done to all of our first and second year camogie players who played an in house blitz in mungret today. A special thanks to our TY mentors for managing the teams and reffing the games. Congratulations to our ‘Cork’ team who were the overall winners.
Opening School Mass
Yesterday, we celebrated our opening school year mass. A huge thank you to Fr Laurence for a wonderful interactive service. The theme of the mass was "Inclusion" and the whole congregation were certainly included in the mass. As always a big thank you to Ms Lawless, Ms Creaven, Ms Mullins and Ms Hunt for the beautiful music. It was great to be back in person after and absence of 2 years. Thanks also to Sr Geraldine for helping the girls prepare for the mass.
School Journal Check
Good morning Parent/Guardian. I do hope you had a nice weekend. A gentle reminder that your daughters school journal must be signed by Parent/Guardian for last week. Class tutors will check students journal at first period every Monday morning to monitor your daughters weekly progression. May I ask Parent/Guardian not to contact your daughter during school time. Please contact through the school office and we can pass the relevant message to your daughter. Have a lovely day. Kindest regards James Collins.
1st Year Camogie Training
Due to inclement weather conditions, 1st year camogie is now cancelled.
Unfortunately due to the weather, hockey training is cancelled for all today after school. See you at the next training session.
Hockey Time Table
Please see hockey timetable for the coming season. Many thanks
Head Girls & Games Captains
Congratulations to the following girls who were elected Head Girls and Sport Captain for the coming year: Loyola 6 - Alexa McInerney Amiens 6 - Ciara Condell Victoire 6 - Lorna McNamara Patrick 6 - Sinéad O'Brien Games Captain - Emily Dickinson We were delighted that last years Head Girls and Games Captain Clodagh, Caoimhe, Kathryn and Ellie were on hand to give the year group some words of wisdom for the year ahead.
Junior training (third years) from 5-6 is cancelled today due to weather. Training on as normal on Wednesday. All other teams will train today from 4-5pm. Thank you .
New Tracksuit Order
*All tracksuits that were ordered prior to Summer have been given out to students. There are some remaining tracksuits which can be collected from the staffroom* We are now opening a new online pop up shop and this will close on Friday 9th of September at midnight. All items will be delivered to the school and the school will distribute them when they come in sometime around the October break. It is possible to purchase individual items through the shop and full packs which includes a t shirt, half zip and pants. To register for the pop up shop please follow the following link to input your details: https://oneills-uk.calashock.app/registration/c3f34f0bdfaaa0fe02ff465b90b5ece2-c8950c03e08932638c5f1316a6cc78af/ If you have already registered there is no need to do so again. Once you have registered you can access the shop via the following link: clubhubeu.oneills.com/ The next pop up shop after this one will be after Christmas. If you need further information or assistance please email: email@example.com
Well done to our Transition Year students who returned to school on Thursday for their TY Induction. They were all very enthusiastic and full of energy for the year ahead. A big thank you to our past pupils Helen and Lucy who put the girls through their paces with a Zumba class. They kept their year groups favourite dance "Waka Waka" going and taught the TYs all the moves.
Student Journal Check
Good evening Parent/Guardian. I do hope you had a nice weekend. A gentle reminder that your daughters school journal must be signed by Parent/Guardian for last week. Class tutors will check students journal at first period every Monday morning to monitor your daughters weekly progression. May I also take this opportunity to congratulate our Leaving Certificate Class of 2021/22 on their excellent results last Friday. A special mention to our four girls who each received the maximum 625 points. Have a lovely evening. Kindest regards James Collins.
Hockey training will start back for Senior and Minor teams Monday 4-5. Junior training Monday 5-6. These sessions are very important as matches begin soon. See you then - don't forget your gum shield, shin guards and stick. All equipment available in So Hockey, Ballycummin,Raheen. School jerseys available also in the shop.
We wish Reiltin Gaffney Munster u 16 and Emer Conroy Munster u 18 all the best in the interprovincial series starting this weekend. We are all very proud of you in Laurel Hill Secondary School. UCC are delighted to be hosting the Munster U16 and U18 girls as they take on Leinster South in the first game of the Interpro series in the Mardyke on Sunday ️️ Be sure to get out and support the 16s at 12pm and the 18s at 2.15pm . Best of luck.
Supervised Study Update
Supervised study will commence next Monday, September 5th for pupils in 3rd, 5th and 6th Year. Study takes place in the Arás building, beside the school gym. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. Payments for study must be made termly and costs can be found in the student journal. Payments can be made for study via the school app. Weekly supervised study times (3rd, 5th & 6th Year pupils): Monday: 3:45 pm – 6:00 pm (3rd Years)/3:45 pm – 9:00 pm (5th & 6th Years) Tuesday: 3:45 pm – 6:00 pm (3rd Years)/3:45 pm – 9:00 pm (5th & 6th Years) Wednesday: 3:05 pm – 6:00 pm (3rd Years)/3:05 pm – 9:00 pm (5th & 6th Years) Thursday: 3:05 pm – 6:00 pm (3rd Years)/3:05 pm – 9:00 pm (5th & 6th Years) Friday: 3:05 pm – 6:00 pm (All groups finish at 6:00 pm) Weekend study arrangements will be discussed with the Head Girls 2022/2023. Attendance at study will be monitored. Please note that students can be excused from study to attend school training sessions/events as required. More details regarding 1st and 2nd Year supervised study arrangements will be circulated next week, with view to study for these groups beginning on Monday, September 12th.
We are delighted to announce that Nom Donuts have come on board as a new sponsor for our school camogie and ladies football teams. To mark the occasion, Lizanna Boylan, Muireann Leahy, Rachel O Connor and Emma Cross went to the Nom shop in the Cresent Shopping Centre proudly showing off our new kit. We are also running a competition over on our school instagram page where you could win a box of Nom donuts. See @laurelhillsecondary on Instagram for more information.
To all Parent(s)/Guardian(s), Please see the attached information regarding roadworks in the vicinity of Laurel Hill Secondary School FCJ. LINK: https://www.limerick.ie/council/newsroom/road-notices/road-traffic-notice-roden-street-quin-street-and-oconnell-avenue-0 Please expect delays when collecting/dropping off your daughter.
Leaving Certificate Results 2022
Leaving Cert results will be released this Friday, September 2nd at 10:00 am via the Candidate Self Service Portal (CSSP) online. Please see a link to the portal here: https://www.examinations.ie/cssp/2022/ Pupils will need their exam number to sign in. Please note that we will not be receiving hard copies of results here in school, results will only be available to candidates via the online portal. Should any student require additional help or advice about their results, the school will be open as normal from 8:50 am – 3:05 pm as this is a regular school day for all year groups. The Principal, Deputy Principals and Guidance Counsellor will be available to assist and advise candidates as required. Best of luck to all 2021/2022 Leaving Cert candidates receiving their results this Friday!
Return to School
We look forward to seeing all 5th Years this morning, 11.05 a.m. to 1.05 p.m. and 2nd Years from 8.50 to 10.50. a.m. Please bring a copy and pen for your induction. Please do not use the avenue for drop-offs.
First Year Information
Dear 1st Year Parent/Guardian, I do hope your daughter enjoyed her 1st Year induction morning last Friday. Your daughter will be required to bring her Surface Go (fully charged) for tomorrow mornings session. May I respectfully remind Parents/Guardians that Laurel Hill Avenue leading to the school from the South Circular Road is not to be used for drop-offs/collections. Kindest regards James Collins
New Tracksuit Order
*If you ordered before the summer, your tracksuit will be ready for collection in school when your daughter returns to school* We are now opening a new online pop up shop and this will close in mid September. All items will be delivered to the school and the school will distribute them when they come in sometime around the October break. It is possible to purchase individual items through the shop and full packs which includes a t shirt, half zip and pants. To register for the pop up shop please follow the following link to input your details: oneills-uk.calashock.app/registration/c3f34f0bdfaaa0fe02ff465b90b5ece2-c8950c03e08932638c5f1316a6cc78af If you have already registered there is no need to do so again. Once you have registered you can access the shop via the following link: clubhubeu.oneills.com/ The next pop up shop after this one will be after Christmas. If you need further information or assistance please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Munster Hockey Stars
Congratulations to Reiltin Gaffney who has made the summer panel for Munster u16 Hockey. Best wishes also to Emer Conroy as she plays on the Munster u18 hockey team next weekend. Emer has been doing lots of training over the last few months and has a 3 game series against Leinster next weekend. All the best girls, we are very proud of your success. https://munsterhockey.ie/munster-u16-girls-summer-panel-announced/