Please note the timetables for the 6th and 3rd year Mock Exams. Leaving Cert students will begin on Tuesday 4th February, 2020. Junior Cert students will start on Friday 7th, February. The files are attached as PDFs. https://7c9ace7b80156894f6f1-51edfa190f449cdb42588485494c0c92.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/7774_20200121122710.pdf https://7c9ace7b80156894f6f1-51edfa190f449cdb42588485494c0c92.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/8027_20200121122707.pdf
Pre Junior & Leaving Cert Fees 2020
Fees for the Junior Cert and Leaving Cert are due on or before 24th Jan. 2020. Payment can be made through the School App or by cash/cheque through school office.
FCJ Bicentenary Lunch
Just five days left to get your tickets to our 3 course lunch in The Limerick Strand Hotel on this coming Sunday to celebrate 200 years of the FCJs. Tickets are €40 and include a donation to the Children’s Grief Centre, Limerick and the FCJ Missions. Come and join over 150 others who have already purchased their tickets to the lunch. Tickets can be purchased at: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/laurel-hill-secondary-school-presents-the-fcj-bicentenary-lunch-tickets-73811394869 All are welcome to attend!
TY Ski Tour Students
Can all TY students going on the ski tour please bring in their P.E. gear tomorrow. There will be a preparation session on in the gym at 9.30am sharp
Breast Cancer Awareness
All 6th, 5th and TY students had a Breast Cancer Awareness presentation today from Breast Cancer Ireland. Each girl got a leaflet on signs and symptoms.
Congratulations to the 1st and 2nd year basketball teams who played their first league games of the year today in Abbeyfeale versus strong opponents from Colaiste Íde agus Iosef. Unfortunately our teams weren't successful today but we are looking forward to our next 6 games in the league.
66th Texco Art Competition
Open to all students. Details and application forms available from Ms Madden. Closing date Friday 28th February
Pre-Leaving & Pre-Junior Certificate Exam Fees
Dear Parents/Guardians, Pre-Leaving & Pre-Junior Cert. Fees are now due. The following is the information regarding Leaving and Junior Cert. Pre-examination Fees. 6th and 3rd Year Pre-Leaving and Junior Cert. Fees can now be paid through the School App. Payment of €130.00 per student must be made by 24th January, 2020.
Parent Teacher Meetings
School will finish today 9th Jan. at 2.50 p.m. . Also early finish on Tuesday 14th Jan at 3.30 p.m. School will also finish early on Wed. 22nd Jan. at 2.50 p.m. This is to accommodate Parent/Teacher Meetings for 1st, 5th and 2nd Years.
In celebration of the FCJ Bicentenary, all students will be receiving a book of daily reflections. This book is a gift to the students from the FCJ Society and includes quotes from Marie Madeleine d'Houet, the FCJ Foundress. Victoire 1 are pictured holding their books which had been presented to them by Sr. Geraldine & Sr. Teresa.
Supervised Study during Christmas Holidays
Supervised Study is available on Sat 21st, Sun 22nd, Fri 27th, Sat 28th, Sun 29th, Mon 30th, Tue 31st December also, Friday 3rd & Sat 4th January 2020. Cost is €30 for 9 days or €5 per day. Payable through School App our to Study Supervisor.
FINAL REMINDER - St Vincent de Paul Collection
The St Vincent de Paul committee are hosting a food drive for less fortunate families this Christmas. We would really appreciate if every student could bring in at least one non-perishable food item. The box for this collection can be found outside the staffroom. The closing date for submissions has been extended to Thursday, December 12th 2019. Your support would be very much appreciated. For more information on the SVP collection please click on the link below: https://www.limerickpost.ie/2019/12/09/limerick-post-show-redemptorists-christmas-hamper-appeal/
Student Council Christmas Cheer
Well done to everyone who was involved today; both to the Student Council for all their organising and to all the girls who baked last night! Great fun was had by all. A huge thanks to Santa who found the time in his busy schedule to visit us.
Please support our TY's!
Some of our transition years will be selling their products at the Student Enterprise Christmas Market in Limerick Milk Market this Friday 13th December. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
TY CPR Demonstration
Some pictures of our TY CPR students teaching Victoire 2 lifesaving skills earlier this morning. The demonstration was run in conjunction with the Student Council who are raising money today in aid of the Make a Wish Foundation. Well done to all involved and thanks to their teacher, Ms O'Mahony, for organising the workshop.
Camogie Training W/O December 9th 2019
Tuesday, December 10th: Ball wall session for Juniors and Seniors at 8:00 a.m. in the school gym. Only First Years who are part of the Junior panel to attend due to space restrictions. Fixture update on the Munster semi-finals to follow on Tuesday afternoon. Thursday, December 12th: Training from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in Na Piarsaigh for First Year, Junior and Senior players. Tog in the school gym after school and make your way to the bus on the Dock Road. All players will need to arrange collection from Na Piarsaigh at 5:00 p.m. Please note, no game will be played on Friday, December 13th.
Study Cancelled Tomorrow
Study is cancelled tomorrow, Sunday 8th December for safety reasons due to the Orange Weather Alert.
Huge congratulations- We are all very proud of your achievements....a lovely picture with the cup. U19 Southwest regional winners. Missing was Roisin O Reilly and Jana Zundel
Bóthar Bucket Collection
Some pictures of our Transition Year students who were out on the streets of Limerick today collecting funds in aid of Bóthar. As part of the Transition Year Charity Challenge Victoire 4 are working with Bóthar for this school year with the aim of raising awareness of the charity and funds for the organisation. Well done to all involved!
Congratulations to our three badminton teams who won their very first games today versus Coláiste Nano Nagle. Well done girls.
Student Council Colours Day
Student council are organising a colours day next Wednesday the 11th of December in aid of the Make A Wish foundation. On the day each year group will get to watch a Christmas film (see schedule attached). There will also be a bake sale at lunchtime. Disruption of classes will be to a minimum esp for exam years.
Best of Luck Ruby!
Best of luck to Ruby Myers Lynch from Victoire 4 who will be boxing in the Women's Winter Box Cup 2019 in the UK this coming weekend. This event will be live on BBC Sport from 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 7th and can also be streamed online via YouTube. We wish Ruby all the best in the competition!
2nd and 5th Year Exam Timetables
Notice to 2nd and 5th years that the Christmas exam timetables are posted outside the Staff Room and are available as attachments to this notification. The exams start on Thursday 12th December for 5th. The 2nd years start their exams on Friday 13th December. There are two exams per day (except for the final day for 2nd years). Study for students not sitting a particular exam is available and also between exams on Monday and Tuesday. Please look at the following attachments for the timetables. Best of luck to all students. https://7c9ace7b80156894f6f1-51edfa190f449cdb42588485494c0c92.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/7047_20191204152154.pdf https://7c9ace7b80156894f6f1-51edfa190f449cdb42588485494c0c92.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/6195_20191204152209.pdf
Congratulations to our Senior South West Regional winners! The girls comfortably won their semi final 27-40 against Abbeyfeale. They then faced tough opposition from Gael Colaiste Tralee in the final. The last minute was nail biting but Laurel Hill Secondary scored a 3-pointer in the dying seconds of the game to win 53-50. This was a tremendous performance from all the team and coach Tommy Walsh. Well done everyone!
Junior Camogie Success
Well done to our Junior Camogie team who beat Nenagh today and have qualified for the Munster semi final. They played brilliantly again to beat last year’s All Ireland 7s finalists. Best of luck to both our Juniors and Seniors for qualifying for the provincial semi finals. The dates for the semi finals will be fixed soon. Hondhill!
5th Year Study Skills Workshop
The study skills workshop with 5th years has been rescheduled for next Monday 2/December. Two classes will attend each workshop. Cost is €5 (some students have already paid). Students will be informed of times tomorrow. All students should attend. This will be a beneficial workshop to help students improve their study skills.
Parent Teacher Meetings
School will finish at 2.50 today and next Wednesday, 4th to facilitate parent teacher meetings
6th year college talk
All 6th years attend a visiting college presentation weekly . This week Guy Flouch from Eunicas gave a presentation on “Going to College in Europe”
School Camogie Quiz
Our camogie teams will be hosting a quiz next Thursday evening the 5th of December in Na Piarsaigh GAA club at 7:30pm. There will be many spot prizes to be won in the raffle on the night. Teams will consist of 4 players and each team is €20. It promises to be a great night of entertainment. Please come out and support the girls.
Congratulations to Jane McNamara (class of 2019) who won an Excellence Scholarship from NUIG for achieving outstanding Leaving Certificate results
Camogie Training - Tuesday, November 26th 2019
Senior and Junior camogie training will go ahead as usual tomorrow morning in the school gym at 8:00 a.m. All players should make the effort to attend ahead of upcoming Munster games at both grades.
JP McManus Scholarship Ceremony
Congratulations to Vanessa Killackey class of 2019 on receiving one of the JP McManus scholarships yesterday. The ceremony was on in the University of Limerick and Joe Schmidt was the guest of honour. Well done Vanessa.
5th Year Agriculture Science class visited Lisnalty Dairy Farm yesterday. Many thanks to the Hannon family for their hospitality
Transition Year Trip to the Gaeltacht 2020
Transition Year Trip to the Gaeltacht - Colaiste Acla in Mayo takes place from 29th April 2020 to 1st May 2020 Cost per student €160.00 Payment can now be make through the school app.
School Uniform Sale
Reminder School Uniform Sale on Tuesday 13th August 11.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. Uniform donations may be dropped into School Reception from Monday 12th August.