Fond farewell from our outgoing classes of 2020

Jane Doohanschool

School Closure due to COVID-19

Jane Doohanschool

St. Laurence’s BNS, along with all schools throughout the country, will be closed until further notice. We are currently following Department of Education guidelines and awaiting further information.In the meantime, please continue to follow Covid-19 guidelines, from the HSE, in relation to handwashing and partake in social distancing to the best of your ability. We look forward to returining to … Read More

Texaco Art Competition

Jane DoohanTexaco Art

Its that time of year again!! Following on from the success of having a category winner in St. Laurence’s last year, Ms Curtin has been busy visiting all the classes to tell them about this years Texaco Art Competition. Everyone is encouraged to enter a piece of art and any further information can be obtained by asking Ms.Curtin or looking … Read More

Principal for a day – Joe Crane

Jane Doohanfundraiser, parents association

The first thing I did as Principal Crane was to meet Mr. Moran at 8.15am. After that we went out to the astro yard to organise the basketballs. When it was 8.37am, I opened the school doors, to let the junior and senior infants into the school. Then I went back outside. At 8.40am I rang the bell. This meant … Read More

A generous response to our annual St. Vincent de Paul food appeal

Jane Doohanfundraiser

Thank you to everyone that contributed towards our annual St. Vincent de Paul food appeal. Each year we are amazed by the growing generosity of our school community towards this worthy cause. Some of our students, with lots of help from Ms. Ní Chillín, were busy carrying boxes and bags of non-perishable goods out to the collection van just before … Read More

Chess – Leinster Finals Update

Jane Doohanchess

On Friday the 17th of January St. Laurence’s B.N.S will host one of the Leinster Division B qualifying rounds. Four schools will compete for a place in the finals in March. Best of luck to all the boys on the team. The Community GamesOn Friday the 17th of January St. Laurence’s B.N.S will also host the qualifying tournament for the … Read More

Chess – Leinster Junior Championship Success

Jane Doohanchess

A big congratulations to the four boys from St. Laurence’s who took part in the recent Leinster Junior Championships in the Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan from 1-4 January. We had competitors in 5 of the 8 competitions – u9, u10, u11, u12 and u14. Hopefully next year we’ll have some u8s too. Best individual result was Lorcan Cooney’s joint 2nd in … Read More

It’s time for the CAKE SALE!!

Jane Doohanfundraiser, parents association

The Parents’ Association of St. Laurence’s BNS have been very busy recently, getting ready for our annual Cake Sale. It will take place on Friday, November 29th and is certainly a highlight of our school calendar for parents, pupils and staff.  A monster raffle will take place also. Tickets are available to purchase both in the morning and at collection … Read More

Christmas Shoebox Appeal

Jane Doohanfundraiser, parents association

Under the guidance of Mr. Mullins and his 6th Class, the Team Hope Shoebox Appeal got underway in early October. The boys dutifully visited many classrooms, explained the reasons behind the appeal and and encouraged their peers to join in their efforts. The call was well answered with some pupils selflessly filling two, and even three shoeboxes, with a combination … Read More