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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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Lou Wappel

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How St. Lawrence Seminary High School Tackles Homesickness

Posted by Lou Wappel on Jan 24, 2017 2:26:00 PM

Homesickness is an interesting “disease” because it’s common, it’s predictable, it’s natural, and while it’s not entirely preventable, it is curable.

When any adolescent boys come to St. Lawrence Seminary, not only are they starting high school but they are also living in a dormitory setting, and they are not in the same daily contact with their families as they have been in the past.

Adding all these factors together makes homesickness an ailment that is not uncommon.

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Topics: Boarding School for High School