News Archive

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!

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 fall  

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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!!    

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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!

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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. […]

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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!

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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!

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Two-hour delay on Tuesday, February 16

school will open on a two-hour delay this morning. Be careful on the roads.

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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 Banquet

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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.  

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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!  

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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!

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Delayed opening on Wednesday, January 27th

We will operate on a two-hour delay tomorrow, Wednesday, January 27th. Stay safe and be warm!

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Two-hour delay today (Tuesday, January 26th)

School will operate on a two-hour delay today. Be careful and be safe!

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School Closing Update!

School will be closed on Monday, January 25, 2016. Stay warm and be safe!!!

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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 […]

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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.   

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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 […]

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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!

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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% […]

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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. […]

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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!    

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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. […]

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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.html  

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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!

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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 […]

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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!

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 Director

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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 […]

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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!

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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 […]

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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.

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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) […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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!              

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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 […]

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Thank you, UDPD!!

We at Saint Laurence School thank the Upper Darby Police Department and all police officers. You are our friends, our protectors, and our HEROES! Thank you! ‪#‎slsforever‬ ‪#‎udpd‬ Please share! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaXQf1nidxE                

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Kindergarten Closing Ceremony

Our Kindergarten classes held their closing ceremony yesterday and we are so very proud of them! They’re really ready for First Grade. Thanks for the singing and the poems and the smiles and cheers! Remember SLS for the rest of your years!!

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Pre-K celebrates their first year at St. Laurence!

Wednesday was a wonderful morning at St. Laurence School, because the youngest of us — the Pre-K class — celebrated all that they learned this year.  It was quite a party!  The room was full of parents and siblings in their SLS uniforms, faculty, staff and friends.  Thanks to  the older students who provided beautiful […]

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Pizza lunch with The Chief — UDPD Michael Chitwood

Thank you to UDPD Chief Michael J. Chitwood for being our Fifth Grade mentor this year!  You are the BEST!   A big THANK YOU for our pizza party today!

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School Honors Blessed Mother

Our annual May Procession was a beautiful event, with the entire Student Body, Faculty, Staff and families in attendance.  We were happy to see some parishioners join us as well.   Our devotion to the Blessed Mother is enduring!  Hail, Holy Queen!                

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IHM Nun Run 5K Walk/Run — “Sprint in the Spirit”

June 6, 2015 Start Time  8:30 AM Rain or Shine! Sponsored by: Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Starting Location: Villa Maria House of Studies 1140 W. King Road Immaculata, PA 19345   Proceeds benefit Camilla Hall, the retirement home of the aged and infirmed IHM Sisters. www.ihmnunrun.org  

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Second CYO Fall Registration Night

CYO will hold a second Fall sports registration event in the school yard on Thursday night, June 4, from 6-:30-8:00 pm. Rain location will be the lower Church. Information and Registration forms are attached.  Bring your questions and your SLS athlete to this event. Go Vikings!

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Spring Music Concert featured student musicians

On Tuesday, May 26th, the String Ensemble and Advanced Band performed many musical compositions that delighted the parents, friends and family in attendance. The Full ensemble joined to play the final piece, “We Will Rock You.” Thank you, Mr. Derrick Banks, for instructing our students, and thank you parents for supporting their talents!

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CYO Membership Drive — here’s your form!!

It’s so simple!  Download the St. Laurence Sports Registration Form here (just click that little link!),  complete it and send it to school with your student. There are so many sports teams active at St. Laurence — help your child chose one and let’s see how much fun they have! Have questions?  Call Tony Harper, […]

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Home and School Spring Flea Market — May 30th

Clean out those closets and support your SLS Home and School Association! Mark your calendar for May 30th from 9:30a – 2:30p Spaces are available for $20/single and $30/double.  Set up is at 7:30a and you must be cleaned up and cleared out by 3p.  Parking is available in the back lot.  Bring your own […]

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Rodrigo Davis wins Bronze at CYO Championships!

Fourth Grader Rodrigo Davis won the Bronze Medal for Long Jump at the recent Archdiocesan CYO Track and Field Championships, held at West Chester University.  Rodrigo competed in the Boys 9-10 Novice Division.  This is a remarkable achievement and we congratulate your work and determination! SLS is proud of you, Rodrigo! Shown with Rodrigo and […]

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Connelly Award Winners

Congratulations to our own Josephine C. Connelly Achievement Award winners, Ariana Solomon and Bridgette Carberry. Cardinal O’Hara High School is lucky to welcome both of them in the Fall!  The ladies are shown with our Principal, Sr. MaryAnne Bolger, IHM.

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SLS Reading Olympians take the Gold, Silver!

St. Laurence School had two teams entered in the annual Reading Olympics competition held on April 30th at Springton Lake Middle School.  With 62 schools represented and more than 1500 students competing, St. Laurence’s teams were awarded first and second place!  Congratulations to Mrs. Butchy and our amazing Olympians!

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Dancing With the St. Laurence Stars!

This morning, our Fifth Grade students showed off their Ballroom Dancing finess for their parents, Faculty, Staff, UDPD Police Officers and fellow students.  The recital included dances from the Waltz to the Margarena!  What an amazing combination of talent, poise and self-confidence!  Thanks to Ms. Crist and Ms. Bacher for encouraging their students.

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Drama Club’s “Wizard of Oz” a hit!

Congratulations to our Drama Club on a wonderful performance at the Bonner–Prendie Performing Arts Center.  It takes a lot of volunteers to help the students and we thank you all!  

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CYO Sports Banquet scheduled

The St. Laurence CYO sports organization will hold the annual sports banquet/ awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 13, from 7-9 pm in the church hall. All CYO participants are invited! Pizza and drinks will be provided.

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Congratulations to our First Communicants!

Today was not only a beautiful day filled with sunshine and warm breezes…it was also a beautiful day in our Church, where more than 60 children received their First Communion!  A very proud day for these students, their families and our Church.  God Bless You All!

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St. Laurence at the Penn Relays!

Congratulations to our CYO team that participated in the prestigious Penn Relays last week.  What a great opportunity to meet other students, compete and be proud to represent our school.  Thanks to the coaches, parents and everyone who supports our team! 

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Mrs. Campbell honored at Delco Education Hall of Fame

Sister MaryAnne Bolger, Principal, and Father Sean O’Neill, Pastor, joined Mrs. Campbell and her family at the Inaugural Hall of Fame for Delaware County Catholic Schools.   The event at the Springfield Country Club was sponsored by the The Advisory Council for Catholic Elementary Education in Delaware County. The emcee for the evening was former […]

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Continental Math League Winners!!

This year the Continental Math League offered the first computer science “coding” contest for elementary school students. SLS students in 3rd, 4th and 5th grades placed 1st regionally in the contest! Students receiving medals are Velina Feuzeu-Diguey-3rd grade, Sophia Morett-4th grade, Lily Sfida and Peter Luong-5th grade. Their teachers Mrs. Lisa Butchy, Honors Math Program, […]

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UDPD and K-9 Rex visit Fifth Grade

The Fifth Grade students and their teachers Miss Bacher and Miss Crist had surprise visitors this afternoon: UDPD Chief Michael Chitwood, Rex, UDPD K-9 and his partner Officer Thomas Hald. We really appreciate the demonstration of Rex’s ability to track people and search buildings. We’re lucky to have them serving and protecting us! Thank you, […]

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Mrs. Campbell honored for service to Catholic Education

St. Laurence School is pleased to announce that Mrs. Eileen Campbell, 3rd grade teacher, has been selected to be honored at the Inaugural Delaware County Catholic Schools Hall of Fame Celebration.  This celebration will benefit the Delaware County Advisory Council (DCAD) who, in coordination with the Foundation for Catholic Education, has supported Catholic Elementary Schools […]

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Confirmation with Bishop McIntyre

“Be Filled with the Holy Spirit!” This afternoon we celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation. Our Pastor, Father Sean O’Neill, and our students, welcomed Msgr. Walsh and our friends from St. Francis deSales Parish. Bishop John McIntyre was Conferring Prelate. God Bless our Confirmandi!  

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Easter Egg Hunt Rescheduled!!

The Home and School Association has rescheduled the Easter Egg Hunt for Saturday, March 28th at 11am. The location is at the School, on the grass across from the Parish. Don’t forget to bring a bag or a basket to collect your eggs!! This event is only for Saint Laurence students in grades Pre-K to […]

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Seventh Grade Participates in AOH Food Drive

Seventh Grade students once again demonstrated their concern for others by participating in the annual Ancient Order of Hibernians Food Drive.   More than a dozen boxes of food, collected by the students at St. Laurence School, were donated.  The Seventh Grade coordinated the project with the help of their teacher Mrs. Boudwin.   We […]

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We are FIRST in First in Math!!!

This week, St. Laurence School placed first in the Archdiocese in the online First in Math competition!  We are also second in the State of Pennsylvania and fifth in the United States!  Congratulations and well done!!! Outstanding news for our Seventh Grade: you are first in the nation among all Seventh Grades!

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International Food Fair draws hundreds!!

Once again, global nationalities were represented at the annual International Food Fair this weekend.  Hundreds of parishioners, SLS students and their families, alumni and  neighbors stopped by to enjoy live music, food and fun!  The ceramic creations made by our students were a hit once again.  Thanks to Father Sean O’Neill, Sister MaryAnne Bolger and […]

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Fun ‘Under the Arches’

Another fun evening with Saint Laurence family and friends!  Thank you to all who came out to support our school!

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Easter Egg Hunt Cancelled for Sunday, March 22

The recent snow has caused us to cancel the Home and School Easter Egg Hunt. Please check back for information on a new date. Thank you!

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UDPD Lt. James Reif honored!

Congratulations to Lt. James Reif, Upper Darby Police Department, for being named the 2014 recipient of the Dennis McNamara Memorial Award as Officer of the Year!! Lt. Reif participated in our recent #CardsforCops Prayer Service and was presented a St. Michael medal from our Student Body. We are proud to call you a friend of […]

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Prayer Service for our Police!

What a wonderful event!  Thank you to Upper Darby Chief of Police Michael Chitwood for joining the dozen policemen and policewomen at our prayer service and reception last week.  Here are some photos from the day; every student, faculty and staff member participated.  We were so happy to see family members and parishioners in attendance. […]

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Catholic Schools Week — Religion “Bee” winners!

Congratulations to the winners in today’s Religion Bee! Seated (left to right) are Nicholas Kelly (4), Sr. MaryAnne Bolger, our Principal, Yamen Onaegbu (2) and Chibueze Orji (3). Standing are Aiden Gonzales (1), Henry Sinchi (6), Kymora Howell (7), Tan Long Nguyen (8) and William Papa (5).

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Catholic Schools Week 2015!!

We invite you to join our students at the 10a Mass on Sunday, January 25th. Our Open House immediately follows from 11a – 1p.  Meet our Student Council, faculty and staff!  Take a tour of the school and learn more about Saint Laurence, the “Ongoing Gift to Upper Darby!” For additional information, call the school […]

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Students awarded prizes for Art Show entries

Saint Laurence student artists submitted pieces to this year’s  ”A Bit of the Arts” Holiday Art Sale, sponsored annually by the Lansdowne Economic Development Corporation.  This year, two students were honored for their work! Soominh Joo, 8th Grade, was honored with First Place and Jeneva Drevyanko, 5th Grade, was awarded Second Place.  Both are shown with […]

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