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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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Father Solanus Casey’s Road to Sainthood

Posted by Francisco Sauceda on Oct 19, 2017 4:00:00 PM

On November 18th, a caravan of busses will bring the students of St. Lawrence Seminary to Detroit, Michigan. At Ford Field, the home of the Detroit Lions, they will join an expected 60,000 people at the stadium, but they won’t be cheering for a football game.

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Topics: Faith & Formation, Campus & Events

Aladdin: A Performance by St. Lawrence Seminary High School

Posted by Francisco Sauceda on Apr 19, 2017 3:49:45 PM

The magic of Disney will be coming to St. Lawrence Seminary for the performance of Aladdin. Students will be performing a fantastic bilingual edition of Aladdin. The show will have no shortage of excitement as Aladdin, Genie, and Princess Jasmine embark on a quest to defeat Jafar. Jafar has placed a curse on the royal family, creating a language barrier between them and the citizens of Agrabah. Be prepared to sing along to Disney classics like A Whole New World, Arabian Nights, and Friend Like Me.

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Topics: Campus & Events

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

Posted by Francisco Sauceda on Dec 27, 2016 11:33:00 AM

The Weekend Visit Experience at St. Lawrence Seminary High School is one of the most important influencers on whether or not a student will come to St. Lawrence Seminary.

Note: For a comprehensive look at what you and your son can expect from the Weekend Visit at St. Lawrence, we invite you to download our free guide — The Guide to the Weekend Visit Experience.

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Topics: Campus & Events

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

Posted by Francisco Sauceda on Dec 6, 2016 11:51:00 AM

Not knowing what to expect out of an experience is something that can get people very worked up. This anxious anticipation can be especially tangible if you and/or your son is considering a boarding school for high school and are in preparation for a campus visit.

St. Lawrence Seminary High School has been around for over 150 years. Families that have enrolled their sons here at SLS know exactly what they can expect from St. Lawrence Seminary. But if you are a new family considering St. Lawrence as an alternative high school experience for your son, what can you expect and what should you expect from the Weekend Visit to St. Lawrence Seminary High School?

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Topics: Boarding School for High School, Campus & Events, Residential Life & Co-curricular Activities

Questions to Ask When Visiting a Boarding School

Posted by Francisco Sauceda on Nov 29, 2016 11:49:00 AM

Prior to purchasing a new car, most people first test drive a few vehicles to decide what is a good fit for the driver or not. And when it comes to choosing a high school, a similar “test drive” is necessary to see if the school is a good fit for the prospective student.

And testing out a school is especially important if one of the high school options is a boarding school.

With boarding school being an alternative option to traditional high school, it is also important to know what questions to ask when on a campus visit. A campus visit is meant to be informative, but it’s normal to have several questions that need answering, but sometimes you won’t think of these questions until later.  

To learn more about the Weekend Visit Experience, click here to download our guide!

Go prepared, and consider asking these four questions as you visit a boarding school for high school.

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Topics: Boarding School for High School, Campus & Events

Ministry Opportunities at St. Lawrence Seminary High School

Posted by Francisco Sauceda on Sep 27, 2016 2:55:00 PM

Service ministry is an opportunity for St. Lawrence Seminary High School students to transform the world through reverence. And through ministry to others, St. Lawrence students build relationships, improve the quality of life for those served, learn new skills, share gifts, and above all, live out the gospel invitation to serve others.

Take a look at five of the many ministry opportunities available to St. Lawrence students.

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Topics: Faith & Formation, Campus & Events