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2024/02/21 15:58:30

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REMINDER Supervised Study (February/March 2024)

2024/02/08 10:09:06

<p><span style="font-size:12pt;">To Parent(s)/Guardian(s) of 3rd, 5th & 6th Year students,</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt;">The current <strong>January/February block of supervised will conclude on Thursday, February 8th 2024 at 6:00 pm for Junior pupils and 9:00 pm for Senior pupils</strong>. No supervised study will take place on Friday, February 9th 2024. <strong><br /></strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt;">Please note that supervised study will begin after the February mid-term from Monday, February 19th 2024. Please see the details below if you wish to enrol your daughter. Payments can be made for February/March 2024 study via the school app. Places are limited and will be distributed on a first-come-first serve basis. </span></p> <div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI Web', Arial, Verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"> <p style="margin:0px 0px 10.6667px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;font-size:12pt;"><strong><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;">Monday, February 19</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:super;">th</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">, 2024</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">–</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Thursday, March 21</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:super;">st</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">, </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">2024 </span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;"> </span></strong></span></p> </div> <div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI Web', Arial, Verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"> <p style="margin:0px 0px 10.6667px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;"><span style="font-size:12pt;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">5</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">-</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">week</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> term + </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">8 weekend days </span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;"> </span></span></p> </div> <div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI Web', Arial, Verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"> <p style="margin:0px 0px 10.6667px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;"><span style="font-size:12pt;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-color:#ffff00;font-style:italic;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;font-weight:bold;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">No study on Monday, March 18</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-color:#ffff00;font-style:italic;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;font-weight:bold;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:super;">th</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-color:#ffff00;font-style:italic;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;font-weight:bold;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">, 2024</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> (Bank Holiday)</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;"> </span></span></p> </div> <div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI Web', Arial, Verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"> <p style="margin:0px 0px 10.6667px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;"><span style="font-size:12pt;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-color:#ffff00;font-style:italic;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;font-weight:bold;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">No study over the Easter break to </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">facilitate</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> oral/practical exams</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-style:italic;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;font-weight:bold;"> </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;"> </span></span></p> </div> <div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI Web', Arial, Verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"> <p style="margin:0px 0px 10.6667px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;"><span style="font-size:12pt;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Junior study</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">(3</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:super;">rd</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> Year pupils only)</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;"> </span></span></p> </div> <div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI Web', Arial, Verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"> <p style="margin:0px 0px 10.6667px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;"><span style="font-size:12pt;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-style:italic;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;font-weight:bold;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">(3:05 pm/3:45 pm – 6:00 pm Monday to Friday) </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">€50.00</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;"> </span></span></p> </div> <div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI Web', Arial, Verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"> <p style="margin:0px 0px 10.6667px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;"><span style="font-size:12pt;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Senior study </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">(5</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:super;">th</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> & 6</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:super;">th</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> Year pupils only)</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;"> </span></span></p> </div> <div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI Web', Arial, Verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"> <p style="margin:0px 0px 10.6667px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;"><span style="font-size:12pt;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-style:italic;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;font-weight:bold;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">(3:05 pm/3:45 pm – 9:00 pm Monday to Friday) </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">€</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">75.00</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;"> </span></span></p> </div> <div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;"> <p style="font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI Web', Arial, Verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;margin:0px 0px 10.6667px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;"><span style="font-size:12pt;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-style:italic;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;font-weight:bold;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">(3:05 pm/3:45 pm – 9:00 pm Monday to Friday + 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">&</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> Sunday study) €1</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">1</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">0.00</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;"> </span></span></p> <p style="font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI Web', Arial, Verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;margin:0px 0px 10.6667px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;"> <span style="font-size:14pt;color:rgba(0,0,0,0);font-family:Calibri, 'Calibri_EmbeddedFont', 'Calibri_MSFontService', sans-serif;background-color:transparent;"> 2024. </span></p> </div>

Pre Timetables

2024/01/29 10:28:03

<p>Dear Parent/Guardian, </p> <p> </p> <p>Please see attached pre timetables for 3rd and 6th year exams. </p> <p> </p> <p>It is essential that students keep a close eye on the timetable for the duration of the exams. </p> <p> </p> <p>Best of luck to all. </p> https://7c9ace7b80156894f6f1-51edfa190f449cdb42588485494c0c92.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/9062_20240129102711.pdf https://7c9ace7b80156894f6f1-51edfa190f449cdb42588485494c0c92.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/1166_20240129102724.pdf

Parents of 2nd Year

2024/01/23 08:22:41

<p>Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s),</p> <p>The 2nd Year Parent Teacher Meeting takes place in the D'Houet Concert Hall and Knapsack Lodge tomorrow evening, 24th January from <strong>4:15pm to 6:45pm</strong>. There will be additional students in place to guide you to your teachers in both centres. Please sign-in at knapsack Lodge and have a list of your daughter's teachers with you.</p> <p>Please be advised that Parents are asked to sign in by 6pm, to ensure all teachers are met by 6:45pm. Given the number of subjects at Junior Cycle, each meeting should take no longer than 3-5 minutes to maintain the schedule for all parents and teachers. Mr Collins, Mr. Byrnes, Mr. McKenna and Year-head Ms Butler will be available if needed, to discuss any matters arising.</p> <p>In the event that you are unable to attend your daughter's parent teacher meeting, please message Ms. Butler via email.</p> <p>I look forward to me you.</p> <p>Kind regards</p> <p>James Collins</p>

2nd Year PTM

2024/01/23 08:19:04

<p>Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s),</p> <p> </p> <p>A reminder that the 2nd Year Parent Teacher Meeting takes place tomorrow, Wednesday 24th January.</p> <p>School will finish at 2:50pm for all students.</p> <p> </p> <p>Kind regards</p> <p> </p> <p>James Collins</p>

Candidate Self Portal Service (CSSP 2024)

2024/01/17 12:26:04

<p>Dear Parent(s) / Guardian(s),</p> <p> </p> <p>An important email was sent to all 6th Year Parents regarding the opening of the Candidate Self Portal Service for Leaving Certificate candidates. All candidates are required to register and activate their account, and confirm their subject and level entry details. The Portal will open this afternoon and remain open until 02 February 2024.</p> <p><strong>Sixth year students received their examination number this morning</strong>. If your daughter was absent from school, examination numbers can be obtained from the school reception. It is important to note that students will also have the support of Ms. Lyons and Ms. Lawless in Careers class over the coming two weeks if any issues arise before the closure of the portal.</p> <p> </p> <p>Kind regards</p> <p>James Collins</p> <p> </p> <p> </p>

Parents of 5th Year

2024/01/16 13:57:05

<p>Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s),</p> <p>The 5th Year Parent Teacher Meeting takes place in the D'Houet Concert Hall and Knapsack Lodge tomorrow evening, 17th January from 4:15pm to 6:45pm. I am aware for many parents, this may be your first Parent Teacher Meeting since 1st year. There will be additional students in place to guide you to your teachers in both centres. Please sign-in at knapsack Lodge and have a list of your daughter's teachers with you.</p> <p>Please be advised that Parents are asked to sign in by 6pm, to ensure all teachers are met by 6:45pm. Given the number of subjects at Senior Cycle, each meeting should take no longer than 3/4 minutes to maintain the schedule for all parents and teachers. Mr Collins, Mr. Byrnes, Mr. McKenna and Year-head Ms Rossiter will be available if needed, to discuss any matters arising.</p> <p>In the event that you are unable to attend your daughter's parent teacher meeting, please message Ms. Rossiter via email.</p> <p>I look forward to me you.</p> <p>Kind regards</p> <p>James Collins</p>

5th Year PTM: Wednesday 17th January

2024/01/16 13:51:18

<p>Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s),</p> <p> </p> <p>A reminder that the 5th Year Parent Teacher Meeting takes place tomorrow.</p> <p>School will finish at 2:50pm for all students.</p> <p> </p> <p>Kind regards</p> <p> </p> <p>James Collins</p>

Laurel Hill Schools’ Annual Gala Fashion Show

2024/01/11 15:12:47

<p style="color:#242424;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri, sans-serif;margin:0px 0px 0px 36pt;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">The Laurel Hill Schools’ Annual Gala <span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Fashion</span> <span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Show</span> takes place on Thursday 18th April 2024 at 7:30pm in the Strand Hotel, Ennis Road, Limerick.</span></p> <p style="color:#242424;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri, sans-serif;margin:0px 0px 0px 36pt;"> </p> <p style="color:#242424;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri, sans-serif;margin:0px 0px 0px 36pt;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">The Gala <span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Fashion</span> <span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Show</span> is a huge success each year and features the Holman Lee Model Agency with Celia as our event compere. Our sell-out event has been running for over forty years and is one of the biggest of its kind in the Munster area, attracting audiences of over 500. It is one of the key fundraisers for the schools.</span></p> <p style="color:#242424;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri, sans-serif;margin:0px 0px 0px 36pt;"> </p> <p style="color:#242424;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri, sans-serif;margin:0px 0px 0px 36pt;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">We are selling advertising space in our full-colour event booklet, which is distributed on the night. The cost of taking an advertisement in this programme remains at 2019 prices:</span></p> <p style="color:#242424;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri, sans-serif;margin:0px 0px 0px 36pt;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">· €150 for a full A5 colour page.</span></p> <p style="color:#242424;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri, sans-serif;margin:0px 0px 0px 36pt;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">· €100 for a half A5 colour page.</span></p> <p style="color:#242424;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri, sans-serif;margin:0px 0px 0px 36pt;"> </p> <p style="color:#242424;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri, sans-serif;margin:0px 0px 0px 36pt;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">The <span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Fashion</span> <span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Show</span> Committee would like to invite parents interested in placing an advert in our event booklet to email <a style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;" href="mailto:laurelhillfashionshow@hotmail.com">laurelhillfashionshow@hotmail.com</a> before Monday 15th of January,</span></p> <p style="color:#242424;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri, sans-serif;margin:0px 0px 0px 36pt;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"> </span></p> <p style="color:#242424;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri, sans-serif;margin:0px 0px 0px 36pt;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Looking forward to another great event,</span></p> <p style="color:#242424;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri, sans-serif;margin:0px 0px 0px 36pt;"> </p> <p style="color:#242424;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri, sans-serif;margin:0px 0px 0px 36pt;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Thanking you, The <span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Fashion</span> <span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Show</span> Committee.</span></p>

3rd Year Maths Club

2024/01/09 10:14:02

<p>Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s),</p> <p>I hope you are well.</p> <p>The Mathematics Department in conjunction with the student council will be holding a Maths Club every Wednesday at 1:05pm to support 3rd year students with their Junior Cycle Maths course.</p> <p>The club will be facilitated by a number of TY students and supervised by a Mathematics teacher. It will be a great opportunity for your daughter to acquire extra assistance in different areas of the mathematics syllabus. </p> <p>Kind regards</p> <p>James Collins</p>

Happy New Year

2024/01/01 11:53:36

<p>Dear Student/Staff/Parent,</p> <p> </p> <p>A very Happy New Year to you all. On behalf of our school, I would like to wish you health and happiness for the year ahead.</p> <p>To those who have lost a loved one in 2023, our prayers and thoughts are with you and may 2024 bring you comfort and peace.</p> <p>Kindest regards</p> <p>James Collins</p> <p> </p>

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