When parents prepare for the school year, they often focus on making sure their student has all the right supplies. As the school year nears, those students very often try to push all thoughts of school away, diving more intensely into the waning leisure of summer. When teachers prepare for the school year, their focuses can vary significantly, though, likely all of them are interested in making the upcoming year one of the most successful they can for their students. The students of St. Lawrence Seminary returned to the Hill much earlier than many students in other schools; however, they were met with enthusiastic teachers who all had a vision for the year ahead.
“Whadja do over break?” (translation: “What did you do over summer break?”) is a frequently asked question when school starts in August at St. Lawrence Seminary.
So you've graduated the eighth grade and you're moving on to high school at St. Lawrence Seminary. You've completed your Weekend Visit and you're getting ready to enroll in your first semester of classes.
Athleticism and the life of faith have always been integrated in the lives of Christian disciples. Think about classic verses of encouragement from the New Testament. In many of St. Paul’s letters to the early church, he uses athletic metaphors to help new Christians understand the task of faithful life that lies before them:
St. Lawrence Seminary High School provides its students with a remarkable, well rounded education. SLS nurtures mature, well-rounded men of faith who are preparing for lives as priests and religious leaders. Our core values of spirituality, diversity, knowledge and humble commitment exudes from our students and faculty. What truly makes our school so unique, is the high level of involvement between our faculty and students.
For many parents, the conversation of where their child is going to attend college begins at an early age, as early as elementary school for some. But for many students, the gauntlet that is the college admissions process isn’t considered until the immediate future, sometimes not until a student’s junior or senior year. But no matter where your child falls on the continuum of considering colleges and entering the admissions process, there are steps you can take to make it as easy as possible.
Read on for a few ways to start the conversation with your child about applying to college.
Since being ordained, I can say without any doubt that celebrating the baptism of a child is my favorite sacrament.
It is also the only sacrament that begins with a question. Parents are asked the name of their child and what they ask for their child. The answer to the first question obviously varies from child to child. The answer to the second question should always be the same:“baptism”.
It can be a challenge for high school students to stay on top of their academics when they are continuously trying to balance a social life, extracurriculars, and life at home. However, there are plenty of easy techniques that students can implement into their routine to guide them to continuously reach success in their high school careers.
Below are some tips and tricks that any high schooler can utilize in order to effectively balance their academics!
St. Lawrence Seminary High School has been called a “mini United Nations” by numerous people over the years. This is because SLS has a diverse community of students who come from all parts of the globe. The ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic diversity at SLS helps make the St. Lawrence experience unique and creates for students one of the most memorable aspects of being a Hilltopper.
The student body has for many years reflected an obvious national and international diversity. Mixing in with the many students who call Wisconsin or Illinois their homes are students hailing from all over the United States. SLS has had students from as far away as California, Washington, New Hampshire, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Texas, Florida, and many more.
Summer is the best opportunity for students to relax and enjoy time off from school. This highly anticipated time of year is the perfect excuse for teenagers to do whatever they like, which can often lead to a lot of unproductive days.
There are many fun and beneficial activities for students to involve themselves in over the summer that can help them develop useful skills while also enjoying their break.
Below are seven summer activity ideas that your teenager can utilize to inspire learning during the summer months!