Citius, Altius, Fortius...

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 23 November 2016
Citius, Altius, Fortius...

Faster, Higher, Stronger: PE Week 2016

This week's Bulletin features PE Week news from across the Primary classes, including a very special visit last Friday from Tennis SA, where our students were given the opportunity to see the Australian Open Mens and Womens Singles trophies up close. 

Also inside:

  • The Semester 2 Year 10 Geography Class look back on this term's field trip to Kangaroo Island

  • We congratulate our Maths High Achievers, who recently attended the Australian Maths Competition presentation night.

  • The Year 7 French class visit the Maritime Museum to see The Art of Science: Baudin's Voyages 1800-1804 exhibition.

  • We launch our 2016 Vinnie's Christmas Appeal, with a request for non-perishable 'festive' food items for purposes of making Christmas Hampers for those less fortunate.

Other notices:

  • HOLD THE DATE: 2017 Sri Lanka Trip movie fundraiser screening of 'Lion' on Sunday 27 February

  • 2017 Financial Information has been sent home with the eldest daughter of each family.  Please ensure requested documentaton is returned to the Accounts Office by THIS FRIDAY 25 NOVEMBER

  • The Secondhand Book Sale for current Year 10s and 11s looking to buy their 2017 texts will be held on Tuesday 6 December.  Current Year 11s and 12s wishing to sell their books after exams, please bring them in to the school no later than Monday December 5.

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Congratulations Aquinas!

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 16 November 2016
Congratulations Aquinas!

Full results from last week's Swimming Carnival feature in today's Bulletin. 

Also inside:

  • Important financial information from the Accounts Office, regarding 2017 Fees and Sibling Discounts available.  Please ensure you have any relevant forms back to the school no later than Friday 25th November.

  • The details of the Secondhand Booksale (for 2017 texts) have been announced.  2017 Booklists and ordering details will be coming home soon.

  • We feature photos from last week's Year 11 Drama Production of 'Charm'.

  • Our Year 4-6 Childrens' University participants celebrate their graduation at Bonython Hall!

  • The Year 4 class host The Great Travel Expo of 2016

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A Time to Give Thanks...

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 9 November 2016
A Time to Give Thanks...

Week 4's Bulletin is now Online

As we approach the halfway mark of the final term for 2016, we give thanks to those who supported last month's Fete and look ahead to the final events of the year.

  • Invitations to the End of Year Mass will be issued tomorrow morning.  Prompt return of your RSVP will be much appreciated and will greatly assist in a smooth distribution of allocated tickets.

  • The Parents & Friends AGM will take place next Wednesday, 16th November, from 7pm.  It will be followed by the final gathering of the 2016 Fete Committee, at 7:40pm, and light supper thereafter.  Please let us know via the reply slip in today's Bulletin, if you would like to attend.  All are welcome.

  • In the Primary School, students reflect on the recent Sacramental Mass, raise money on Loud Shirt Day, and host the Year 4 Great Travel Expo.

  • We congratulate the participants of the 2016 Australian Mathematics Competition, in which 70% of St. Dominic's entrants achieved a Credit or above.  Well done, girls!

  • The Year 8s look back on last week's Retreat.

  • In Physical Education our Year 6-9s are at their Swimming Carnival today, the Year 10 HPE class has been Surfing, and runners from Year 9-11 recently participated in the Ekiden Relay.

Upcoming Dates:

  • Year 11 Drama Production of 'Charm': Tomorrow (Thursday) night.  Doors open at 6:30.  Get your tickets at the door ($5/$10)

  • Parents & Friends AGM, followed by the final Fete Meeting of 2016: from 7pm on Wednesday 16th November

  • Primary Twilight Assembly: Tuesday 22 November please return your notices by TOMORROW.

  • Year 6 Graduation BBQ: Wednesday 30 November

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Week Three Bulletin is now Online

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 2 November 2016
Week Three Bulletin is now Online

In this week's Bulletin, we take a look back at Sunday's wonderful Fete & Auction, and revisit the success of our Aurecon Bridge Building Competition winners.  Also:

  • Year 2s have been learning about TOYS

  • Our Spring Poetry Competition finalists attended the Spring Poetry Anthology launch

  • Year 7 French class won in the group poem category at the SAFTA Poetry Recitation competition

  • Year 9 Knock Out Volleyball team celebrated a close second-place victory at last Thursday's tournament

  • The Year 10 Design Technology class put their photography skills to the test by taking photos of some of the major landmarks in Adelaide and of the animals at the Adelaide Zoo

Special Notices

  • The Uniform Shop will NOT be open on Thursday 10 November, as previously advertised.  Please see the current Bulletin for ammended opening hours.

  • The Year 11 Drama Production 'Charm' is on Thursday 10 November.  Doors open at 6:30pm for a 7:00pm start.  Tickets at the door ($10/$5)

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Be Entertained...

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 26 October 2016
Be Entertained...

At Sunday's Fete!

We're days away from the 2016 Fete.  Today's Bulletin is full of information and final requests - don't miss it!

  • The Cake Stall CAKES would be gratefully received in the Hall on Fete day or left at school on Friday. 

  • Afternoon Tea Stall: If you are a parent in Years 11 or 12 then cake/scones etc. are still "the go," but your product goes to the success of the Afternoon Tea Stall.  Your kind donations can be left in the 9B classroom.

  • FETE Raffle: The success of the FETE Raffle with its excellent cash prizes is key to the overall financial result.  Please return all books by Friday.

  • Live Auction: This year's Live Auction will be complimented by a bumper Silent Auction.  Doors open at 11am.  The Auction Catalogue is available online here.  stay tuned for details on the Silent Auction.

  • Entertainment: Please note that this year's Fete has a wonderful line up of Bands, Dance, and Strings at several locations during the day.

  • Fete Rosters: Thank you to those parents who have so generously committed their time this weekend.  If you have not signed up yet, there is still opportunity to do so online, particularly across the Italian Foods Stall, the Classic Treasures Stall, Auction (spotters needed) and Clean Up.  Sign up online here

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