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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. 

Recent Posts

An Inside Look at St. Lawrence Seminary High School (Video)

St. Lawrence Seminary Students Attend the Beatification of Fr. Solanus Casey

St. Lawrence Seminary High School’s Tips and Tricks for SAT/ACT Prep

Our Latest Guide —  The Guide to Financial Aid at St. Lawrence Seminary High School

The Importance of a Parent-Teacher Relationship in Boarding School

How St. Lawrence Seminary High School Helped Two Students Pursue Friarhood

Father Solanus Casey’s Road to Sainthood

How Private School Can Be Affordable

Notable Alumni: Jose Alonso, Class of 1999

Notable Alumni: Andrew Welhouse, Class of 2000

How to Start the Conversation About Applying to College

5 Benefits of Earning College Credit in High School

How Faith Can Play A Positive Role in Education

A Teacher’s Perspective: The St. Lawrence Seminary Experience (VIDEO)

6 Tips and Tricks to be Successful in High School

5 Differences Between Boarding School and Private Day School

How SLS Goes Beyond The Books

A Global Perspective: Here’s What You Should Know About the SLS Community

7 Ways to Learn Over the Summer

Why Sending Your Son to Boarding School Doesn’t Have to Be as Difficult as You Might Think

Our Newest Resource — The Boarding School Decision Guide

A Teacher’s Perspective: How St. Lawrence Seminary High School Changed My Life

Why It’s Essential for High School Students to Attend Mission Trips

Student Testimonial: Why I’m Glad I Chose SLS

Why The Non-Traditional College Preparatory School Is Ahead of the Game

St. Lawrence Alumni: Where Are They Now & What Are They Doing?

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

Aladdin: A Performance by St. Lawrence Seminary High School

Student Testimonial: My Experience Being Sponsored by a Senior

The Value of Studying Abroad Before College

How St. Lawrence Helped Me Be a Better Husband, Father, and Man

A Student's Perspective: What SLS’s Core Values Mean to Me

How Do Boarding Schools Promote Life Skills?

What Sets St. Lawrence Seminary above the Rest?

Boarding School Myths Debunked

New, Free Guide — Parent’s Guide to St. Lawrence Seminary High School

The Advantage of Attending a Faith-Based High School

Why Community Service is Essential for a High Schooler

How St. Lawrence Seminary High School Tackles Homesickness

Ask a Boarding School Administrator: What I’ve Learned Talking to Parents

Ask a Parent: Why Boarding School Was the Right Decision for My Son

Student Testimonial: My Experience at St. Lawrence’s Weekend Visit

St. Lawrence Seminary’s Angel Tree Project

Infographic: A Day in the Life of a St. Lawrence Student

What to Expect During the Weekend Visit at St. Lawrence Seminary High School

Questions to Ask When Visiting a Boarding School

Understanding the Admissions Process at St. Lawrence

3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Going to a Boarding School for High School

Q & A with Fr. Ron Smith: Spiritual Direction at St. Lawrence

7 Reasons Why Extracurriculars are Essential to a High School Student’s Career

Ask a Student: Why did Jose Mercado choose St. Lawrence Seminary High School?

4 Defining Aspects of St. Lawrence Seminary High School

Life in the Real World: Taxed Enough Already!

Ask a Student: What Was Your Experience at St. Lawrence?

Ministry Opportunities at St. Lawrence Seminary High School