Latest School News

Yearbook 2021

2021/05/13 11:13:59

Tomorrow is the last day to buy the yearbook. Please make sure you have €5 to order your copy. The yearbook is over a 100 pages of colourful articles of the school year. Please go to the computer room at 8:45 with your money as the order is going in tomorrow.

Clothes Collection

2021/05/12 20:35:16

The TY CPR class are running a clothes drive for St Vincent de Paul. We are encouraging any students to bring in clothes in good condition to donate to St Vincent de Paul shops. Please bring the clothes to the Concert Hall before next Thursday the 20th.

TY Killaloe Trip - Day 1 Photos

2021/05/12 20:32:02

Some wonderful pictures from today’s TY visit to the Killaloe Adventure Centre for P4 & V4. Thanks to Ms O’Connor and Ms Kelly for accompanying the group. L4 & A4 will visit Killaloe tomorrow. A reminder that permission slips for this event can be submitted via the school app.

REMINDER: TY Killaloe Outdoor Activities - May 12th & May 13th 2021

2021/05/10 14:55:03

An outdoor activity trip to the Killaloe Adventure Centre has been organised for Transition Year students this week. P4 & V4 will attend the adventure centre on Wednesday, May 12th (School will be open as normal for L4 & A4) L4 & A4 will attend the adventure centre on Thursday, May 13th (School will be open as normal for P4 & V4) There is no cost for this trip, but students must arrange their own transport to and from the adventure centre on their allocated day. A combination of water and land activities will be completed on both days. Students should be dropped at 9:30 a.m. and collected at 3:45 p.m. More information as regards required gear, lunch, etc. will be communicated via the TY Teams page. All TYs are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity. The full address of the adventure centre is: UL Sport Adventure Centre, Twomilegate, Killaloe, Co. Clare. More information about the centre can be found at: https://www.ulac.ie

Darkness into Light

2021/05/07 19:51:58

A reminder to students that Darkness into Light takes place in the morning. If taking part be sure to tag the school Instagram page. Victoire 1 put up some Walls of Hope in the school during the week where the students could write up messages of hope or inspirational quotes. Well done girls and to your teacher Mrs O Mahony.

Yearbook 2021

2021/05/07 13:12:51

We will be collecting €5 from all students 1st - 6th year for our school yearbook on Monday 10th of May. The yearbook is full of articles, pictures and memories of a year like no other and one we are sure the students will never forget. Please remember to bring €5 on Monday to order your copy.

Homework Club

2021/05/07 13:11:34

Homework club will resume every Wednesday and Thursday evening from 15:15-16:15. It is open to all 1st and 2nd year students.

REMINDER: 6th Year LCVP Exam - Saturday, May 8th 2021

2021/05/07 11:27:02

Please note that the Leaving Cert Vocational Programme (LCVP) exam for 6th year students will take place on Saturday, May 8th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Students sitting the exam should note the following: 1. Please arrive in school for your exam at 9:40 a.m. 2. Enter through the main reception door at the front of the school 3. Report to the computer room to check-in on arrival 4. The exam will take place in the school library 5. Masks must be worn for the full duration of the exam. The school uniform should also be worn by those attending the exam. 6. If any exam candidate is unable to attend the exam due to unforeseen circumstances, please email ty@laurelhillfcj.ie as early as possible Thank you.

FAO: 3rd Year Parent(s)/Guardian(s) - Transition Year Information 2021/2022

2021/05/05 11:15:02

For any Parent(s)/Guardian(s) who were unable to gain access to the Transition Year Information Evening on Tuesday May 4th, please find all the required information posted below. Should you have any questions, please email ty@laurelhillfcj.ie Thank you. https://7c9ace7b80156894f6f1-51edfa190f449cdb42588485494c0c92.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/8129_20210505120252.pdf https://7c9ace7b80156894f6f1-51edfa190f449cdb42588485494c0c92.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/8832_20210505120309.pdf

FAO: 3rd Year Parent(s)/Guardian(s) - Transition Year 2021/2022 Online Information Session

2021/04/29 13:55:27

A Transition Year 2021/2022 online information session will take place next Tuesday, May 4th at 6:30 pm via Microsoft Office Teams. 3rd year students will be sent an invite to the information session via their school Microsoft account and Parent(s)/Guardian(s) will be able to log in from there - this is similar to the arrangements that were in place for Parent/Teacher meetings throughout the year. The information session will take approximately 30 minutes and outline plans for Transition Year 2021/2022.

6th Year LCVP Exam 2021 Information

2021/04/29 11:37:19

Please note that the Leaving Cert Vocational Programme exam for 6th year students will take place on Saturday, May 8th 2021. The exam will begin at 10:00 am and finish at 12:30 pm. Students are advised to arrive at 9:40 am on the morning of the exam. More details will follow next week.

Environmental Committee

2021/04/28 08:36:24

The TY Environmental Committee would like to announce a Colours Day that will be held on Thursday the 29th of April. We would like to raise awareness about water conservation issues in our society and the World. To show your support we would like you to wear blue in any item of clothing. The cost of this Colours Day is €1 and the proceeds will assist Laurel Hill in its water conservation efforts.

First Year Activities with Limerick Sports Partnership Students

2021/04/27 15:11:11

All First Year students should wear their PE uniforms on Wednesday, April 28th. TY pupils, who are currently working with Limerick Sports Partnership, have organised an outdoor activity that will take place tomorrow with each class group.

Friday 30th April

2021/04/22 14:39:15

Laurel Hill Secondary School FCJ will be closed on Friday 30th April, as per school Calendar.

1st Year Parents

2021/04/22 11:21:48

Letter attached for 1st Year Parents regarding Upton Hall Secondary School near Liverpool from Sr. Teresa Lucas FCJ https://7c9ace7b80156894f6f1-51edfa190f449cdb42588485494c0c92.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/2394_20210422121803.pdf

5th Year After-School Study

2021/04/20 12:17:05

Notice to all 5th years that after-school study is resuming tomorrow. The hours will run at the same times as before Christmas. The fees for study can be paid for on the App. The 5th years have been told to go to reception to submit their name if they are interested. This will give us an idea of numbers. More than likely study will take place in the Concert Hall to accommodate Covid regulations. The location will be confirmed to students tomorrow.

Gael Linn Munster Final

2021/04/20 11:53:15

Go n-éirí an t-ádh leis na cailíní atá ag glacadh páirte sa chomórtas óráide amárach. Best of luck to the girls taking part in the Munster Final of the Gael Linn Speech Competition tonight. You can watch our girls taking part on YouTube Gael Linn or the Gael Linn Facebook page. Live at 7pm!

Darkness into Light 2021

2021/04/14 20:16:13

We are hoping to encourage as many of our students and school community as possible to walk into the light for Darkness into Light 2021. As we are beginning to move into a brighter period with lockdown easing, let’s support Pieta House at sunrise on May 8th. On the day we won’t be together but students & staff can tag the school Instagram page so that we can keep track of each other and know that we are doing it together. If anyone wishes to register for the virtual event, please follow the link attached. https://www.darknessintolight.ie/home-page-2021

Class Photos

2021/04/14 18:15:47

All class photos will be taken tomorrow for the school yearbook. Please ensure that you are in full uniform even if you have PE. No tracksuits are to be worn. Masks will be worn for the photos. Individual 6th year photos will also be taken tomorrow.

Student Declaration Form

2021/04/11 18:25:25

We are looking forward to welcoming our students back to school tomorrow. A student Declaration Form must be completed and signed before they return and these are available through the school App. It is most important that all students follow guidelines and Masks are compulsory.

5th Years Covid Return Form

2021/04/11 14:50:06

Reminder that the Covid Return to School form must be completed before students return tomorrow. This can be easily done on the school app in the Consent Form section. Please complete and submit the form ASAP. Looking forward to your return after the Easter break.

Le Chéile Day

2021/03/26 11:58:54

Today is Le Chéile Day when we celebrate our membership of the Le Chéile Schools Trust. This year, the Trust has prepared a video reflection about Le Chéile which concludes with the Le Chéile Song sung by a virtual choir. A big thank you to Amber Hennessy & Aoife Gilmartin (5th Year) who represented our school in the virtual choir, and to their teachers. You did a great job! The link to the video reflection & choir is below: https://vimeo.com/529214325

Students Returning to School

2021/03/26 09:32:49

We are looking forward to welcoming our students back to school on Monday April 12th. A student Declaration Form must be completed and signed before they return and these will be available through the school App from Friday 9th April. It is most important that all students follow guidelines and Masks are compulsory. We wish you a safe and happy Easter.

1st Year Geography

2021/03/22 20:38:26

Ms Carroll’s first years are learning about rivers and the sea and they made models from baking materials, lego and some home materials. Some fantastic creations here, well done girls.

Brid 1 Well-being

2021/03/22 20:31:22

Well done to Bríd 1 - who used their baking skills for Wellbeing class and made lovely ‘mugcakes’! ‘

School Calendar 2020/2021

2020/06/26 10:28:07

Please see School Calendar/Re-opening Arrangements 2020/2021. This Calendar is subject to HSE & DES Guidelines and may be adjusted. https://7c9ace7b80156894f6f1-51edfa190f449cdb42588485494c0c92.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/9184_20200626112237.pdf

School Uniform Sale

2019/08/01 09:07:25

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.