Any student living within the
territorial limits of Lourdes Regional, which includes all of Northumberland
County and parts of Montour and Columbia Counties, may attend Lourdes
Regional High School provided admission requirements are met.
Lourdes Regional admits
students of any race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, age,
or handicap to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded
or made available to its students.
Lourdes Regional High School
does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national and
ethnic origin, sex, age, or handicap in its administration of its education
and admissions policies, scholarship and financial assistance programs, or athletic
and other school-administered programs. For further information, call the Main
Office at (570) 644-0375, Ext. 110.
Code of Conduct
are guaranteed the right to attend classes in a well-ordered atmosphere,
which is conducive to learning. This is based on the premise that the
environment of the school is clean, healthy, and orderly. Our regulations
are determined in such a way that the students are encouraged to become the
best they are capable of being. Motivated by these intentions, students are
expected to strive for excellence in academics and in the practice of the
social graces and the virtues associated with living the Catholic faith
exemplified in the Gospels and in our Christian Tradition.
Lourdes Regional School will
not tolerate any form of harassment of a person by another person or
persons. The School prohibits any form of harassment of or by employers,
employees, students, or volunteers.
Any accusation will be
investigated (be it sexual, ethnic, physical, etc.) and appropriate
discipline will be meted out, up to and including expulsion, depending on
the seriousness of the offensive conduct.
during the school year are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For attendance, calls
should be made before 7:45 a.m. to 644-0375 (Ext. 2). Telephone messages to
or for students will be delivered only after the final dismissal of the day.
In case of an extreme emergency, the
message will be given to one of the administrators who will relay it to the
welcome at Lourdes Regional School. Visitors must report to the Main Office
upon arriving at Lourdes. Identification badges are to be worn while in the
school building. Visitors from other schools are welcome after permission
is obtained from the Principal at least one (1) day prior to the
anticipated visit. For further information, call the Main Office at (570)
644-0375, Ext. 110.
Tuition is a fee
that each family agrees to pay to the school in exchange for enrollment and
education of the student. The amount is determined annually by the Board of
Education. Parents are expected to pay one-tenth of the total tuition on
the first day of each month beginning August 1. The final payment is due on
May 1. Call the Business Manager at (570) 644-0375, Ext. 117, for further
attend Lourdes Regional may be eligible for Tuition Assistance and/or
Scholarships. Contact the Development Office, Ext. 127, for further
information. See also the Development Pages for Scholarships/Student
Assistance Awards Program.
School Delays or Closings
School delays or
closings may occur during the year due to inclement weather or other
unforeseen events. We follow the Shamokin Area School District for delays,
closings, and early dismissals. The information will be communicated
through the local radio and/or television stations, generally before 6:30 a.m.
Students who reside in districts other than Shamokin should always follow
the directions of their respective districts. If Shamokin is closed, then Lourdes is
closed. Please do not call the school office for information on delays
- said at the beginning of each day and the beginning of every class.
Para-liturgical Celebrations - On occasions of importance, Mass and/or
special liturgies are celebrated in the gymnasium for the entire school
the Blessed Sacrament - On the first Friday of each month, the Blessed
Sacrament is exposed in the chapel for adoration by the entire Lourdes
Retreats - As
part of its total educational mission, the program of Lourdes Regional
includes opportunities during the school year for the students to reflect
on their lives as Christians. This is done by means of annual retreat
programs or days of reflection. The Chaplain coordinates the annual
Service - An integral part of the Gospel message requires living a life of
service. Various opportunities are provided for students to volunteer their
services to the school or surrounding communities. These service activities
are coordinated by various school organizations.
Services are organized school services that help the students do the
1. Evaluate ability,
achievement, aptitude, interests, needs, and values;
2. Plan for the
future - whether for work or further education;
3. Think through
4. Make the best adjustment
to school situations, to other pupils, and to teachers.
Areas of services are
student appraisal, testing, educational and occupational
planning, and physiological testing.
Special programs provide
students with avenues of help. Consultants are also available from the
Northumberland County Drug/Alcohol and Mental Health Services. Pennsylvania
Department of Education Act 89 provides special services from the CSIU
(Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit). For further information, call the
Guidance Office at (570) 644-0375, Ext. 136.