Posted on September 20, 2017 ยท Posted in News, Weekly Announcements

Beautification Day for Students Not Attending Vike Hike
Any student who is not attending Vike Hike will be required to attend a campus beautification day the same day as the Vike Hike. Students will work around the school in various areas. Students should wear work clothes and be prepared to work inside or outside. Students who do not participate in Vike Hike will be required to be in school from 7:57-2:33. Students who call in sick on Vike Hike day will be required to have a doctor’s note. If student does not bring in a doctor’s note, he or she will be considered truant and receive detentions accordingly. Students who do not participate in Vike Hike or the beautification day will not be allowed to participate in any practice, game or after school activity on that day.

Make Up Picture Days
Makeup picture day for freshmen through juniors will be Tuesday, October 10th. If you need a picture form, please stop by Ms. Walsh’s room in B109.

Makeup picture day for seniors will be Monday, October 2nd in the morning. This is the last chance to be photographed or you will have to make an appointment at the studio in Mokena before November in order to be in the yearbook. Please dress appropriately for your picture and if you have any questions, please see Ms. Walsh in room B109.

Financial Aid Night
Seniors and their Parents are invited to attend a Financial Aid Night on Monday, September 25 at 6:00 PM in the LRC. The Associate Director of Student Financial Services will go through the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) on a step-by-step basis. You do not have to bring any financial records with you.

Immediately after the FAFSA presentation, there will be panel of college representatives not only offering information about their schools, but college admissions information in general. If you have any admissions questions for the college reps or would like to RSVP, please contact Mrs. Bennett at

Grandparents Day
On Thursday, September 28, we will be hosting Grandparents Day. Grandparents and chaperones will have breakfast in the cafeteria starting at 7:15 AM. Grandparents will then go to classes (A-B-C) periods. After C period, students will lead their grandparents to the chapel for a blessing, a picture and dismissal. Please sign-up in the office by Tuesday, September 26.

Young Hearts for Life FREE ECG Screenings
Young Hearts for Life will be at St. Laurence on October 5th to screen all students for heart conditions which could lead to Sudden Cardiac Death. These painless, quick, FREE tests will be conducted by trained cardiologists on-site. Do not miss the chance to get your child screened. Parent volunteers are also needed. No medical knowledge is required, and your help will go a long way.

Representatives will be here to talk to students on September 27. We encourage you all to participate. CLICK HERE for full details on how to sign up.