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Making the decision to enroll in a private, Catholic high school is an exciting one, but it also comes with its questions and challenges. Light on The Hill is designed to keep prospective and current students — and their parents — up-to-date on news, thoughts, and events relevant to the mission and values at St. Lawrence Seminary High School. 

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Student Blog: Mr. Krieg--History in the Making

Posted by Aaron Tarpinian on Mar 9, 2020 3:06:00 PM

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Student Blog: Spare some love, Strike some hearts

Posted by Dominic Soto on Feb 11, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The following blog comes from one of our students and was originally published in an issue of Hilltopics.

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Student Blog: On Your Mark, Get Set…Speech!

Posted by Benjamin Bartlett on Feb 4, 2020 1:15:00 PM

 

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Topics: Residential Life & Co-curricular Activities, Student Blogs

How to Know if Boarding School is Right for You and Your Child

Posted by Francisco Sauceda on Feb 4, 2020 1:00:00 AM

Trying to figure out what’s best for ourselves can be complicated. This can be especially true when the decisions we make will affect more than just ourselves. When it comes to knowing if a school will be the best fit for your child, the decision can be scary and possibly unclear. This can be especially true for parents if they (or their child) is considering a boarding school for high school.

Keeping an open mind and obtaining as much information as possible helps the family and prospective student get a better sense if the boarding school will be a good fit for them. Because just like most things, attending a boarding school for high school will have both pros and cons.

Read on for some things to think about as you consider sending your child to boarding school.

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Topics: Boarding School for High School

Student Blog: It’s Tet Time of the Year Again

Posted by Claiemore Tango-an on Jan 20, 2020 2:42:00 PM

The following blog comes from one of our students and was originally published in an issue of Hilltopics, 2019.

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Topics: Campus & Events, Student Blogs

Student Blog: A New Life in Biology

Posted by Andrzej Kielar on Jan 7, 2020 9:08:00 AM

The following blog comes from one of our students and was originally published in an issue of Hilltopics.

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Student Blog: Gifts for Angels

Posted by Dominic Nguyen on Dec 17, 2019 3:01:00 PM

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Topics: Residential Life & Co-curricular Activities, Student Blogs

5 Benefits of Earning College Credit in High School

Posted by Francisco Sauceda on Dec 17, 2019 2:55:00 PM

Earning college credit in high school helps students learn time management skills, earn scholarships for college, explore specific fields of study in depth, make room for diverse experiences and save money.

In high school, students should begin thinking about their future college goals. College credit can be earned through advanced placement courses, dual-credit programs, and College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) Exams.

St. Lawrence Seminary High School believes that this is one of the most resourceful things a student can do — and here’s why.

 

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Why Seminary Schools Build Men of Faith

Posted by Francisco Sauceda on Dec 10, 2019 2:00:00 PM

Attending a seminary school is a unique experience over other schooling options. At a seminary school, students are exposed to core theological disciplines in a supportive, structured environment that encourages personal growth and exploration. This helps shape men of faith and deepen students’ understanding of Catholicism.

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Topics: Faith & Formation, Academics

Student Blog: Crawling for Nature

Posted by Ricky Conlin on Dec 10, 2019 9:00:00 AM

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