2017-18 Tuition and FACTS Information
This year St. Laurence School is using the FACTS tuition payment company for all students in the 2017-18 Academic Year. Click on the St. Laurence School/FACTS link and watch the short video of the FACTS system: https://online.factsmgt.com/signin/3PC05 FACTS Tuition is established for the upcoming Academic Year: SLS Tuition Letter and Schedule 2017-18Read the full News story >>
Students Collect for Hibernian Food Service Project
“Once again, the 7th Grade class at SLS came through to help make difficult times just a little easier for people in need! The students in the attached picture were the driving force in this year’s Lenten/St. Patrick’s Service project at SLS, and contributed to the Hibernian Hunger project by filling all of the collection boxes […]Read the full News story >>
Annual Academic Fair
One of the highlights of our Academic Year is this event! Families are invited to review student works and take part in the Faculty Auction of themed baskets. Mark it on your calendars: Thursday, April 6th from 6:30p – 8p. Hope to see you there! SLS ACADEMIC FAIR 2017Read the full News story >>
Home & School Hosts Designer Bag Bingo Night!
Circle the date on calendars and get for a fun night of Bingo and Bags! This event will surely sell out so make your reservations NOW!Read the full News story >>
School Closed March 14
Due to unsafe Winter weather conditions, we are closed on March 14th. Stay warm, be safe, check up on your neighbors and do your homework!!Read the full News story >>
CYO Spring Sports Registration
Our coaches are inviting everyone to come out and play for SLS CYO! The link below gives you all the information you need. Let’s go VIKINGS! CYO Spring SportsRead the full News story >>
CYO News and Annual Football Banquet
Our Football Banquet is tonight, March 3, at 8pm at in the Annunciation BVM church hall. Uniforms will be collected at the Hall. Track and baseball signups will be held on Monday and Wednesday at the garage in the schoolyard on Monday and Wednesday next week from 6-7:30pm. Signups will be held at Highland Park Elementary School from 7-8pm on Tuesday and Thursday. Show your SLS pride and play for our […]Read the full News story >>
Pastor Schedules Parent Tuition Meeting
All parents and guardians of St. Laurence School students are called by Fr. O’Neill to attend this meeting on Thursday, February 16th at 7p in Pastors Hall. Representatives from FACTS will address those in attendance regarding tuition for the 2017-18 academic year and new payment methods. Please plan on arriving prior to the meeting start […]Read the full News story >>
Centennial Committee Announces Alumni Golf Tourney
The Centennial Committee recently announced the details of the much-anticipated Golf Tourney. All are invited to gather your golfing pals and hit the links, all for a good cause: our parish and school! Information flyers are posted below; feel free to contact Tom McLean or other members of the Committee for additional information. Be […]Read the full News story >>
Home & School Association Meeting Agenda
General Meeting Save the Date 2017Read the full News story >>
CYO Basketball — Clinic Information
Check out the recap of the start of the season and what’s in store for the Winter months. Parents — here’s a great way to help your younger ones learn the basics of basketball: CYO clinics taught by the coaches. Parents can attend and work with your future NBA stars! All registered St. Laurence Parishioners […]Read the full News story >>
St. Rep. Margo Davidson Attends Academic Honors Ceremony
The cafeteria was filled last night with students, parents, family and friends as Sr. MaryAnne presided over the program. State Representative Margo L. Davidson was invited to address the students and parents then assist Sister as the awards were presented. Rep. Davidson commended the students and parents for working diligently on their education, and reminded […]Read the full News story >>
Emergency School Closing Information
Please refer to the 2016-17 SLS Parent-Student Handbook (p.17) for detailed information on school closing information. This is a summary: A computerized telephone broadcast system will be used to notify parents of any weather or non-weather related emergency (you must keep our school up-to-date on changes to your home, work or cell numbers). The emergency […]Read the full News story >>
SmartAid Application “Help” Video for Parents
The following is a tool to help parents apply for financial aid for the upcoming 2017-18 academic year. Grab your pencil and notepad and spend a few minutes watching these helpful instructions. SmartAidParentApplication If you had an open account last year, simply go online and re-activate that account. Remember, we are asking all parents open/re-open […]Read the full News story >>
SLS Scores at West Catholic Academic Contest
On December 6th, St. Laurence sent a team of 7th and 8th graders to participate in the annual West Catholic Academic Challenge. The eight students were challenged with questions on Mathematics, History, Science and English language skills. Our team came home with second place finishes in History, Science and English, and a third place in […]Read the full News story >>
Home & School Hosts Paint Night
Start the New Year off with a relaxing, fun night with friends! Reserve your space now! It’s a BYO for all attendees (we’ll supply some munchies). paint-nightRead the full News story >>
CYO Basketball Update
Here’s everything you need to know about this season’s Basketball Program. Thanks, Coach Harper! update-161129-saint-laurence-cyo-newsRead the full News story >>
It’s the largest one-day ‘giving’ event in the country. Today you can support your child’s school or your alma mater. Direct your funds to the General Purpose Fund or tell us where you want your donation to be used: tuition aid, technology support, athletics, the Arts, etc. Our students, faculty and staff say “thank […]Read the full News story >>
CYO Sports Update
Here’s the latest news on our CYO teams. Let’s cheer them on!Read the full News story >>
Parents Night Out!
Here’s another amazing event hosted by our Home & School Association. Parents, this one’s for you. And JUST you! Take a few hours off to holiday shop, check out a movie or just spend a little quiet time together (remember dating?). This event is for SLS Pre-K through 5th grade students. Please email […]Read the full News story >>
CYO Basketball Registration Tonight
Please spread the word that there is a registration event tonight at Beverly Hills Middle School from 7:30 until 9pm. Registration fees and times are: PEEWEE (2nd to 4th grade) instructional basketball with clinics held on Saturdays. No games are scheduled, but may be played among our own teams: fee: $40 […]Read the full News story >>
Famed Abolitionist Harriett Tubman visits SLS
Induction of Harriet Tubman into the Abolitionist Hall of Fame This week our Eighth Grade students inducted Harriett Tubman, famed abolitionist, into the Abolitionist Hall of Fame. Their classroom was transformed into the Maryland Justice Center and the students wore period costumes. This project was cross curriculum as it earned the students a grade in […]Read the full News story >>
Use SCRIP to Save on Tuition Bills
SLS parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles! Here’s a way to save dollars on your tuition bills, and you can save simply by shopping at the stores you already know. Check out your neighborhood stores listed in the document below. Complete your order form. Use SCRIP to purchase your items. It’s that easy! SCRIP […]Read the full News story >>
First Grade Annual All Saints Pageant
Today’s All Saints Pageant was a beautiful showcase of talent and knowledge of our saints! Thanks to Miss Erin McCormick and Mrs. Laura Barlow, our First Grade teachers, the students were well prepared and sang beautifully. Thank you, parents, for providing the costumes and helping your SLS student be a ‘star of the show’ today! […]Read the full News story >>
Scholastic Book Fair Draws Students, Parishioners and Friends!
Ahoy, Maties! It’s Book Fair time…so all of you Book-a-neers can stop by the Development Room — aka the Pirate Ship — and purchase the book you want to read. Special someone in your life here at St. Laurence? You can purchase a book for them and surprise your student. It runs til Friday so […]Read the full News story >>
Pro-Life Group Active at SLS!
Twenty-nine of our sixth, seventh and eighth grade students volunteered to sell roses for the Pro-Life Organization last weekend. Students distributed roses at the six masses held at St. Laurence Church on Saturday evening and Sunday. Thank you to these young volunteers who are making a difference in our world.Read the full News story >>
CYO Board Announces Vacancies; Parents Invited to Meeting
All good things must come to an end. So they say. And at the end of the 2016-17 academic year, CYO sports will see the departure of not one but several of our CYO parents whose children will move on to high school. Because of this, SLS is in need of new members to carry […]Read the full News story >>
Yankee Candle and Color Your World Products on Sale Now
It’s that time again: Yankee Candle and Color Your World products are available from our students and online as well. Shop at www.minkco.com with ID #163734100 from anywhere in the country and our students receive the credit. To shop Yankee Candle products, go to www.yankeecandlefundraising.comand enter our Group Numer: #990065267. Our school receives the credit as well. The […]Read the full News story >>
Varsity Soccer returns to Observatory this Sunday
Everyone is invited to enjoy a Sunday SLS Soccer game at 1:30 at our Observatory Field. Our updated schedule (reflects more home games) for future games is: Varsity Game schedule: Date Time Start team team Location 9/10/2016 16:30:00 St. Katherine of Siena (White) St. Laurence Odorisio Park Win 6-3 9/17/2016 16:30:00 St. Katherine of […]Read the full News story >>
Soccer practice cancelled Monday, Sept. 19th
Due to the inclement weather the SLS soccer practice scheduled for today has been cancelled. Practices tomorrow for everyone at 6p. Go Vikings!Read the full News story >>
CYO Soccer is here!
Practice for all ages will be held on Thursday 9/15 at 6pm at Observatory Field. Game schedule: Level Date Time Start team team Location 9/10/2016 4:30 St. Katherine of Siena (White) St. Laurence Odorisio Park 9/17/2016 4:30 St. Katherine of Siena (White) St. Laurence Odorisio Park 9/18/2016 1:30 St. Denis / Annunciation (White) St. […]Read the full News story >>
Coaches announce weekly football schedule
Football! Schedule for this week. The St. Laurence / Annunciation BVM football coaches have announced this week’s practice and game schedule. Let’s get out there and support our players! JV and Varsity Practice @ The Grange Tuesday thru Thursday- 6-7:30PM Flag Practice @ The Grange Monday and Thursday- 6PM JV and Varsity Game- Friday night 9/16 JV vs. Chestmont Catholic @ The Observatory- 7PM Varsity vs. […]Read the full News story >>
CYO Weekend Sports Has Arrived!
It’s going to be an exciting first full weekend of SLS sports! Here’s our schedule: ABVM/St. Laurence versus St. Denis Saturday, 9/10 at the Grange, 701 Grove Pl. Havertown: 8 am Flag football game #1 9 am Varsity game 10 am JV game And soccer is scheduled for 1:30 pm at the Observatory Field Come […]Read the full News story >>
Philadelphia’s Childrens Scholarship Fund Announces New Application Dates!
To the parents and guardians of our Philadelphia students: The Philadelphia Childrens Scholarship Fund has moved up the starting date of their 2016-17 application process. A special kick-off event will be held on Wednesday, September 14th, starting at 9:45am at the Please Touch Museum in Fairmount Park. Parents who complete an application at this […]Read the full News story >>
First in Math Begins on August 1st
Today begins the start of competition for this Academic Year. Get your computers ready to boost your scores even before school begins! Let’s show everyone how we do it here at St. Laurence!Read the full News story >>
Uniforms — Old and New!
Calling all SLS families! We are accepting donations of gently used uniforms for our Uniform Closet. Please drop off the clothing at school (open from 8:30a – 11:30a Monday through Thursdays). Your thoughtful generosity is appreciated! Remember to order your new FlynnO’Hara uniform essentials before August 1 to ensure delivery by Opening Day! Check […]Read the full News story >>
McDonald’s Invites SLS to Compete for Charity
Now here’s a tasty way to support St. Laurence School! We’ve been invited to celebrate the opening of our favorite renovated, state-of-the-art McDonald’s (State Road and Lansdowne Avenue, Upper Darby). As part of the celebration, the owners will make a $500 donation to an organization in our community. The competition will run from the projected […]Read the full News story >>
CYO Opens Sports Registration
Mr. Tony Harper, CYO Athletic Director for St. Laurence Parish, provides the following information for the Fall’s sports season. Please see attached forms and feel free to contact him with any questions. Go Vikings! registration form 2016 fallRead the full News story >>
Spring Chorus and Band Concert Entertains!
What a wonderful way to close our academic year with a celebration of music and song! A special thank you to Ms. Connelly and Mr. Banks for instructing our students in music and song.Read the full News story >>
Beauty and the Beast Jr. — Sneak Peak!
Here’s a sample of what you can expect this Saturday night, April 30th, at the Prendie Auditorium! Curtain rises at 7pm so arrive early, pick up your program and some treats, find your best seat in the house and prepare to be amazed by our singing and dancing students! Admission is free so bring the […]Read the full News story >>
Drama Club Presents Beauty and the Beast — One Night Only!
Set your watches! It’s time for the annual Drama Club performace! This year’s musical is the award-winning Beauty and the Beast. Location is the Bonner-Prendie gym. Time is 7pm. While admission is free (bring the whole family!) we will gladly accept donations. Parking is free and refreshments will be sold. Come out for an […]Read the full News story >>
Annual Arts and Crafts Show this Saturday!
Everyone is getting ready for the annual Arts and Crafts Show! This Saturday, our Pastors Hall will be transformed into a ‘room of fun and creativity!’ With more than 25 crafters and artists, games and prizes, raffles and door prizes, this is going to be one amazing day! There are also games and rides […]Read the full News story >>
Bishop Fitzgerald Presides Over Confirmation Mass
Yesterday was so special for our Confirmandi! Along with our Pastor, Fr. Sean O’Neill, we welcomed Bishop Fitzgerald to St. Laurence for a beautiful Mass and Confirmation service. Come Holy Spirit!!Read the full News story >>
Mayor Attends Spring Academic Honors Ceremony
Another amazing Academic Honors ceremony for our First and Second Honor students in the 4th through 8th grades. A very special thank you to Mayor Tom Micozzie of our own Upper Darby Township for sharing personal insight with the students and parents; we enjoyed having you celebrate with us, Mayor!Read the full News story >>
SLS Summer School and Enrichment Programs
Summer School St. Laurence School is offering a five-week-long Summer School Program for students who have failed the 2015-16 Academic Year in the areas of Math, ELA or the subject areas of Religion, Science or Social Studies. The Program is set to begin on June 27th and run through July 28th, Monday through Thursday. […]Read the full News story >>
Easter Egg Hunt draws big crowd
The Easter Bunny arrived a few days early at SLS and the kiddies were glad he did! A special thank you to the Sixth Grade who helped him and made the young ones happy! Our Home & School Association is amazing!Read the full News story >>
First Penance Service for St. Laurence Students
Congratulations to those who participated in the Celebration of First Reconciliation last evening at St. Laurence Church. Our Pastor, Father O’Neill, gave a great homily and our DRE Sr. Rita Marian, IHM, planned a meaningful ceremony for the children and their families. God bless you all!Read the full News story >>
CYO Sports Registration Continues Tonight
It’s feeling more like Spring every day! And if it’s Spring, that means baseball, track and HS COED volleyball are back! Calling all athletes, parents, and volunteers! Tonight, March 10th, a sports sign up event will be held at Beverly Hills Middle School at Garrett Rd. and Beverly Blvd. in the back gym from 6-7pm. […]Read the full News story >>
CYO Sports: registration starts tonight!
Baseball, track and HS COED volleyball are back! Calling all athletes, parents and volunteers! Tonight, February 22, a sports sign up event will be held at Beverly Hills Middle School at Garrett Road and Beverly Blvd in the front gym from 6-7:30 pm. The registration form is attached for your convenience; fees are noted at the bottom […]Read the full News story >>
Two-hour delay on Tuesday, February 16
school will open on a two-hour delay this morning. Be careful on the roads.Read the full News story >>
CYO Football Banquet
It’s time to celebrate another CYO football season! Join players, coaches, families and friends. End-of-season awards will be handed out at this time. 2015 Football BanquetRead the full News story >>
SLS Community welcomes Lent
Our pastor, Father Sean O’Neill, presided over our Ash Wednesday prayer service; we are in the Lenten Season! We sang and prayed and heard the Word of the Lord.Read the full News story >>
Two-hour delay today, February 5
Today, Friday, February 5, we are opening in a two-hour delay. Also, remember that today we have an early dismissal. There is no CARES this afternoon. Be safe on the roads!Read the full News story >>
Band Performs Concert for SLS Families
What a wonderful performance for student and SLS families! Our Band played many tunes at the semi-annual concert. Thanks to Mr. Banks and Sr. MaryAnne Bolger for supporting the Arts and instilling an appreciation for music in our students!Read the full News story >>
Delayed opening on Wednesday, January 27th
We will operate on a two-hour delay tomorrow, Wednesday, January 27th. Stay safe and be warm!Read the full News story >>
Two-hour delay today (Tuesday, January 26th)
School will operate on a two-hour delay today. Be careful and be safe!Read the full News story >>
School Closing Update!
School will be closed on Monday, January 25, 2016. Stay warm and be safe!!!Read the full News story >>
Basketball Free Throw Contest hosted by Knights of Columbus
Attention all Vikings ages 9 – 14!! Attached is the registration form for a free throw competition sponsored by the local Knights of Columbus–Trinity Council. The competition will be held on Saturday, January 30, at Highland Park Elementary School. The contest is scheduled to run from 2p — 3:30p. All boys and girls ages 9 […]Read the full News story >>
Annual Spring Arts and Crafts Show — April 16th
It will be another amazing day on the grounds of our Parish! Plan to spend your day with family and friends playing games, munching on fun foods, buying art and maybe win the art raffle!! We are always looking for new artists to display their creations…check out the form below.Read the full News story >>
It’s a new year — and SLS welcomes a new Music Instructor!
Welcome to our new Music Instructor, Sarah Connelly! Sarah started with us this week, replacing Mrs. Bonnie Legreid who retired in December. Sarah is one of our very own! She’s a St. Laurence and Archbishop Prendergast graduate. Our new faculty member was a piano major and taught at Bywood Elementary School. Welcome to our SLS […]Read the full News story >>
Christmas holiday break begins Wednesday the 23rd at Noon
There’s a special excitement in the corridors and classrooms….tomorrow, Wednesday the 23rd, is the last day of school before Christmas vacation begins! Remember, Mass begins at 9:30am and there is a Noon dismissal. NO CARES! Have a wonderful vacation and Merry Christmas to All!Read the full News story >>
Childrens Scholarship Fund Announces Lottery
The Childrens Scholarship Fund Philadelphia is now accepting applications for the 2016-17 random lottery for EITC financial aid. Applications to the lottery opens November 18, 2015 and runs through March 1, 2016. Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia provides four-year, K-8th grade scholarships to children from low-income Philadelphia families. All scholarships are partial and need-based, and will […]Read the full News story >>
Neumann Scholar announced today by Connelly Foundation!
Congratulations to 8th grade student Miss Puja Das, who today was named a Neumann Scholar and awarded a four-year scholarship to the Diocesan high school of her choice. Mrs. Emily C. Riley, Executive Vice President of the Connelly Foundation, personally announced the award at an assembly which included all 6th, 7th and 8th grade students, […]Read the full News story >>
Christmas SCRIP now at 5%
Save Money on Tuition! Buy SCRIP! SCRIP is substitute money. When you purchase SCRIP, you purchase gift cards to nationwide and local retailers. All purchases produce a 3% tuition voucher for YOU, the buyer. This can be applied as payments for St. Laurence tuition. Each time you make a purchase, you receive a white voucher for 3% […]Read the full News story >>
Thanksgiving and CYO Turkey Bowl Schedule
If it’s Thanksgiving there must be football! The SLS Football game this year is on the day before Thanksgiving. It’s SLS/Annunciation v. Fatima at 6p at the Observatory Field. This is a great way to see old friends and support our amazing gridiron guys! There will be hot cocoa and other treats for sale. […]Read the full News story >>
Walk-a-Thon for Catholic Education — Thank you!
Thank you to everyone who supported our Walk-a-Thon for Catholic Education! Families, parents, our UDPD and Friends of St. Laurence joined together!Read the full News story >>
Vikings football teams having winning weekend; basketball try-outs continue
Congratulations to our JV and Varsity football teams for their wins this weekend. The JV boys won over St. Mary Magdalene’s 13-12, and the Varsity topped Chester County Catholic 14-0! Get excited for Viking-Raider football. Basketball update: JV boys: 5th and 6th grade will meet from 6-7:30p tonight at Beverly Hills Middle School FRONT GYM. […]Read the full News story >>
It’s Spirit Wear time! Show your Viking pride!
The Fall Spirit Wear sale is on now until 11/27 (online) and print orders must be received in school by Monday, November 30th. Please include your payment with orders. Check it out and go Christmas shopping a little early this year: http://www.brothersscreengrafx.com/st-laurence.htmlRead the full News story >>
First Grade Annual All-Saints Pageant
Our 1st Grades put on quite a show at the Annual All Saints Day Pageant. Thanks to Mrs. Barlow and Ms. Curry for guiding them along. We learned a lot about saints through their songs and speeches. Congratulations on a great performance, and special thanks to St. Laurence for visiting us from Heaven!Read the full News story >>
Yankee Candle Fundraising — Online and on Your Phone!
Good news! It’s not too late to order your holiday candles and gifts from Yankee Candle AND support our school! Order online (www.yankeecandlefundraising.com) or use your smartphone to download the ‘Yankee Candle Fundraising‘ app. Use our Group #990065267 so St. Laurence School receives the credit. Order up to December 31st. Our students thank you for […]Read the full News story >>
CYO Volleyball Team Visits Villanova
Our Lady Vikings recently attended a Villanova Volleyball game against the Creighton Universtiy Bluejay; the Lady Wildcats won their game and were terrific hosts to SLS. Here’s a photos of Lady Vikings Kaesha and Morgan with the Villanova Wildcat mascot. It’s so good to be a Viking!Read the full News story >>
BLOCS Opens Financial Aid Application Process for 2016-17 Academic Year
Below is a letter from BLOCS to our parents/guardians and families regarding the new application process for financial aid for next year. It is important that every SLS family apply so we show what our true financial needs are. Application information for SLS families is provided as well. Our school code is #91067. Please […]Read the full News story >>
SLS ‘Super Heroes’ Walk for Catholic Education!
The theme for this year’s Walk-a-Thon is ‘Super Heroes Walk for Saint Laurence School.’ This theme was chosen by the 8th grade and Student Council. Each grade is represented by a different Superhero. Students are raising money by obtaining sponsors. Their hard work is on display in the first floor hallway, where each classroom’s progress is […]Read the full News story >>
UDFD awards prize to SLS student!
We all know that October is Fire Prevention Month….SLS had a successful surprise fire drill, we learned about safety issues, and we are all checking our smoke detector batteries! Also,our students entered the annual UDFD poster contest. We are so happy to announce that Ava Marie O’Brien was awarded 2nd Place for her artwork! Ava […]Read the full News story >>
CYO Basketball — all teams holding registration on October 28th
Basketball registration night will be held tonight in Pastors Memorial Hall from 6pm until 7:30pm. Boys and Girls JV and Varsity players, please bring two separate checks: one for registration fee, and one for the uniform fee. Tony Harper Athletic DirectorRead the full News story >>
CYO Teams Shine!
Congratulations to our soccer players on their tie on Saturday and their win on Sunday! And here’s to our football progrms — JV, Varsity and Flag teams — for their wins this weekend! SLS Proud!Read the full News story >>
CYO Basketball Registration Starts This Week
Get ready to dribble! Registration for this season’s basketball teams will take place on Wednesday, October 28th and next Wednesday, November 4th, at the Observatory. You can sign up starting at 6p. It’s going to be a fun season; come out and play with your teammates as the St. Laurence Vikings!Read the full News story >>
CYO Bingo Fundraiser set for Saturday, October 17th
All are invited to the SLS CYO Bingo night on Saturday, October 17th. Doors open to Pastors Hall at 6:30 pm and the games start at 7 pm. $20 is the price for 10 game tickets. Bring your family and friends for a fun night supporting our Parish CYO!Read the full News story >>
Monster Book Fair at SLS October 17th-27th !!
Dear Parents and Families: Reading for pleasure inside and outside of school has real and long-lasting benefits. It unlocks the power of information and imagination and helps children discover who they are. Here’s what you can do to help children develop stronger reading skills and a love for reading: Set the example. Let children see you […]Read the full News story >>
Flag Football Postponed due to Weather 10/02/15
The Flag Football game versus St. Pius scheduled for tonight is postponed until Monday night at 6:15 pm. Stay safe, everyone!Read the full News story >>
St. Laurence Parish Pro-Life Group works with 7th and 8th Grades
The Saint Laurence Pro-Life Group presented the “Baby Bracelet Project” to the 7th and 8th grade students on October 1. Each student chose a name for their spiritually adopted baby then designed a bracelet in the name of the baby. They pledged to pray daily for their baby’s well-being. The students will receive monthly reports on […]Read the full News story >>
SLS sent greetings to Pope Francis!
Mrs. Hill’s Kindergarten class was happy to welcome Pope Francis to town! Before the school break for the World Meeting of Families, the students created their own works of art for the occasion.Read the full News story >>
Students participate in ‘Pinwheels for Peace’
In today’s world, peace needs to become more than just a word. On September 21, 2015, our students took part in an International art and literacy project, ‘Pinwheels for Peace,’ by “planting” pinwheels with messages of peace outside of the School. Pinwheels for Peace is an art installation project started in 2005 by two Art teachers, […]Read the full News story >>
Yankee Candle Fundraiser continues through October 13
Today’s the day! Our annual Yankee Candle sale starts today and runs through October 13th. This year, you can use three options to order: paper order forms (available from school and in Church), online at www.yankeecandlefundraising.com and using the new ‘Yankee Candle Fundraising’ App on your smartphone. Our Group Number is 990065267. You can have […]Read the full News story >>
Action News visits St. Laurence!
6abc news personality Matt O’Donnell and his videographer Mr. Cam visited SLS this morning. They spoke with 8th Grade teacher Mrs. Denise McKenzie and her husband Mike about their experience meeting St. Pope John Paull ll on his 1979 visit to Philadelphia. Our Fourth Grade greeted our Action News friends….they know their favorite news channel […]Read the full News story >>
Vote for SLS in Online Archdiocesan Schools contest!
To our SLS Family! Parishioners, Alumni, Parents and fans of St. Laurence! Check out www.onebillionstories.com to see how you can help SLS win a marketing video! Anyone in the United States can vote for us.. We all know that SLS is the BEST so let’s show our pride! The deadline is fast approaching (October 2) […]Read the full News story >>
Faculty and Staff Recognized for Decades of Catholic Education Service
Before the students returned to school, our Faculty and Staff began this academic year with reflective time; all were gathered for an inspirational talk and Mass, celebrated by our Pastor Father Sean O’Neill, at the Parish Church. Those who have been support staff or taught for more than 25 years were recognized for their […]Read the full News story >>
It’s Football Season! We’re off and running!
Last Saturday, the St. Laurence/Annunciation Football teams had a GREAT weekend at The Grange! Our teams played against St. Denis under sunny skies. The Varsity team won 16-8, and the Junior Varsity team won by a score of 7-6! Thanks to Fr. O’Neill for supplying the Sports Illustrated-quality photo! Check our online calendar for more […]Read the full News story >>
New Faculty join our A-Team of educators
This year we welcome four new educators to our A Team! Say hello to them the next time you’re at St. Laurence (from left): Mrs. Nancy O’Toole, Pre-Kindergarten; Ms. Madison Blyler, Art Education; Mrs. Patricia McPeak, 8th Grade; Mr. Kevin Herlihy, Physical Education.Read the full News story >>
CYO Fall Sports Registration set for August 12th
CYO Athletic Director Tony Harper announced that CYO Registration for soccer, cross country and football will take place on Wednesday, August 12th, from 6p-8p at the Observatory Field. Download the Registration Form (below), complete it and return to your Coach at the Registration. Contact information for each sport is listed on the pages attached. Go […]Read the full News story >>
SLS Achieves Top Honors in National First in Math Competition
Enjoy photos from this year’s national First in Math awards ceremony in June. We were happy to be the host school and celebrate with schools from across the Archdiocese! Congratulations again to SLS for placing #5 in the Nation, #2 in Pennsylvania and #1 in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Zachary Kelly ranked #38 among all […]Read the full News story >>
New Student Council Officers for 2015-16
Happy to announce the new officers of the St. Laurence Student Council for 2015-16! The squinting students are (left to right): Andrew Foster (School Spirit Representative), Kieran McElwee (Secretary), Alyane Wollery (Vice President), Tiffany Moore (President), Nancy Lam (Treasurer), and Mr. Edward Peterson, Moderator.Read the full News story >>
Graduation Awards Ceremony
Last week we congratulated all of our Eighth Grade Graduates at the end-of-year Awards Ceremony. Fr. Sean O’Neill, Sr. MaryAnne Bolger, IHM and Mrs. Denise McKenzie, Eighth Grade teacher, conducted the event that was filled with cheers and a few tears, speeches and presentations of medals and certificates. We’ve posted the graduates receiving their diplomas. […]Read the full News story >>
Msgr. Herron Scholarship Awarded to three students
This year, three students were fortunate to be selected as recipients of the Monsignor Herron Scholarship. The 7th Grade students were awarded partial and full scholarships for 8th Grade at our school. Seen in this photo are (from left) Kendrick Key, Meghan Fleming and Julia Cavaliere. Behind the students are Joe Cincotta, Member, Monsignor Herron […]Read the full News story >>
Eighth Grade Graduation is Here!
Beautiful Baccalaureate Mass this morning. The entire Student Body, Faculty and Staff joined parents, families and friends to celebrate the Eucharist with our Eighth Grade. We look forward to tonight’s Awards Ceremony! Shown are some group images of this year’s class!Read the full News story >>
D.A.R.E. Program graduates SLS students
Congratulations to our D.A.R.E. graduates, shown here with Mr. Evan Peterson, 6th grade teacher, and Sr. MaryAnne Bolger, IHM, Princial. D.A.R.E. represents “drug awareness resistance education.” The D.A.R.E. program teaches students good decision-making skills to help them lead safe and responsible lives. Founded in 1983 by the Los Angeles Police Department, today more than 15,000 […]Read the full News story >>