Lauralton Hall's engineering team, "The Wright Sisters," soared to the top on May 20 and won the annual Sikorsky STEM Challenge at the CT Expo in Wallingford. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, publicly announced the winner on July 10.
On June 2, the Lauralton Hall Symphonic Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble traveled to Westfield, Massachusetts to participate in the Great East Music Festival. Both ensembles received a gold rating.
The spotlight was on Lauralton Hall's production of Shrek the Musical at the 14th Annual HALO Awards held on May 30 at the Palace Theater in Waterbury. The red-carpet event, with 64 participating schools throughout the state, showcases the best in high school theater.
Lauralton Hall celebrated its 111th commencement on June 3 with the largest graduating class -- 129 students -- in the school's history. The occasion also marked the first time that five international students were among the graduating class.
An electrocardiogram might not be considered a source of musical inspiration. But for students in Ms. Sargent's Music Theory class and Ms. Pinsince's Anatomy and Physiology class, the EKGs of fellow students provided the beat for an original composition.
Kathryn "Kat" Kelly '17 accepted a Division I scholarship to Fordham University at a signing ceremony at Lauralton Hall on May 8. Kat, who is from Stratford, committed to the track and field team at Fordham beginning in the fall of 2017.
Lauralton Hall is the Catholic, college-preparatory school that empowers a young woman to excel in any endeavor, to find her own voice, and to be a bearer of mercy to those in need.
- $21.7min merit based scholarships was earned by the class of 2016
- 100%attend four-year colleges and universities
- 470Students from 40 Towns
- 12%Higher SAT Scores than the National Average
- 4Guidance Counselors
- 81%LH Faculty have advanced degreees
- 15varsity team sports
- 7ECE Courses Offered
- 31Clubs and Sudent Publications
- 28,700Average Hours of Community Service
Lauralton Hall believes in the power of the female mind; we believe that all young women can grow and blossom into their best selves.
Mercy is a path we walk each day. This path leads us to commit to a lifetime of serving and caring for each other.
The values that inspired the Sisters of Mercy more than 180 years ago remain a living, breathing part of our community today.
Through a challenging and supportive environment, each girl is given the opportunity to discover her own strengths and talents and to become an independent creative thinker.
Understanding and respecting other cultures, the global economy, and how to interact in different settings are essential skills our students learn.
A broad spirituality underlies Lauralton's holistic approach to education. We welcome and include all who wish to grow in spirituality, wisdom and character.
Honor Roll student for entire Lauralton career, president of the Debate Club, member of the National Honor Society, lead actress in student-directed winter plays, recipient of the National Association of Secondary School Principals Award in 2016
President of Youth and Government Club, member of National Honor Society and the Engineering Team competing in Sikorsky STEM Challenge, varsity basketball player, percussionist in Symphonic Orchestra, McAuley Club member
President of the Lauralton chapter of the National Honor Society, captain of the varsity softball team, member of the Advanced Vocal Ensemble, recipient of a Division 1 Scholarship for softball from Colgate University