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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