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Final Bulletin for 2020

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 4 December 2020
Final Bulletin for 2020

End of Term Communications inside today's Bulletin:

  • There is important information regarding the Uniform Shop, and its relocation off site.  The last day of on campus trade is Monday 14 December.

  • Reports will be distributed via SEQTA from 12 noon on Wednesday 9 December.  

  • The College Office will be CLOSED from Monday 14 December - Friday 15 January inclusive; reopening 9am Monday 18 January 2021.

  • Information regarding the College's roll out of My Student Account will be sent in January, prior to term commencing.

  • Year 8 - 12 Laptop Collection Day for 2021 is Friday 22 January - put this date in your calendars now.   

 

Also inside Issue 4 of the Term 4 Bulletin:

  • We farewell departing staff members and give thanks to the College community for its strength, patience, support and adaptability in what has been a year like none other 

  • In Prayer & Liturgy we mark the season of Advent, and the beginning of a new liturgical year

  • There is news from our 2020 India Pilgrims, and the good work they have continued to do this year, despite their pilgrimage being cancelled

  • Our wonderful selection of produce jars have been a popular choice for Christmas gifts or family treats - there are still jars available from the College Office ($5 each)

  • Year 9G ended their year with spending time reading to an enraptured cohort of Reception students

  • The Year 7 and 8 students spent part of their modified activity day program this week, preparing craft packs for children who are in hospital over Christmas.  We are certain they will brighten up the day of all who receive them!

  • The Primary classes have certainly been busy, with a double page spread of photos and news, to round off their Term 4!

  • We congratulate all teams who participated in the Term 4 Saturday Morning Sport program.  Nominations for 2021's summer season will take place in week 1 of Term 1 - information will be sent home in the first days of classes. 

 

Issue 4 of the Term 4 Bulletin is online now: click here

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Breaking News Just In!!

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 20 November 2020
Breaking News Just In!!

In line with the latest directive from the SA Government, St Dominic's Priory College will resume face-to-face learning on MONDAY 23 NOVEMBER.  For more information, click here.

Inside the Issue 3, Term 4 Bulletin

  • End of year round up from the Director of Teaching & Learning
  • There are photos from Year 11 Leadership Day
  • The triumphant Year 9W Debating Team reports on the 2020 season
  • We acknowledge World Day of the Poor in prayer, and continue on with our VInnies Christmas Appeal
  • NAIDOC Week is welcomed into the Term 4 curriculum
  • Reception & Year 1 become published Authors, whilst Year 2 avidly review the novel 'Fing', by David Walliams
  • Primary and Middle School classes come together for an exciting Languages Day
  • Year 10 + 11 students have been busy across their Geography and Science classes, with lots of hands on learning
  • Results from Swimming Carnival and Saturday Morning Sport concludes for 2020.

Issue 3 of the Term 4 Bulletin is online now: click here

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Celebrating Faith & Learning

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 5 November 2020
Celebrating Faith & Learning

Inside Issue 2 of the Term 4 Bulletin:

  • We farewell our Class of 2020 as they end their formal lessons and begin their final examinations.  Watch video here.
  • We acknowledge the commitment and support of our staff in recognition of International Teacher's Day.
  • Year 8 reflect on their recent Retreat.
  • The Vinnies Winter Appeal continues at St Dominic's Priory College.
  • There is a lot of news from the Primary School, with a report from the Director of the Junior School, and news from the Year 3 and Year 4 classrooms.
  • Learning extends beyond the classroom in Year 10 Science.
  • Instructions for ordering books and stationery for 2021 are released.
  • Parents/Guardians at St Dominic's Priory College are invited to participate in a Parent Opinion Survey.
  • Saturday Morning Sport nears the end of its short summer season, and there is some carnival news from our Year 4-7 Athletes.

Issue 2 of the Term 4 Bulletin is online now: click here

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Feel the Beat | Term 4 Begins!

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 22 October 2020
Feel the Beat | Term 4 Begins!

Inside Issue 1 of the Term 4 Bulletin:

  • Our Year 5 and Year 6 Classes are back from CAMP.

  • The Annual Music Concert was a celebration of beauty, in song, sound and creativity.

  • The 2020 Parents & Friends Raffle is launched.  Get your tickets now and be in for the chance to win some cash for Christmas!

  • Last week was Anti-Poverty Week, and the Social Justice Club has been raising money in support of Catherine House, and the Vinnies Christmas Appeal has begun.

  • We revisit some key events from the end of Term 3 - the student led Mental Health & Wellbeing Week in Week 9, and some more photos from Week 10's Musical Production of Grease.

  • Congratulations to our award-winning poets; successful entrants in the 2020 Spring Poetry Competition.  This competition is run by the English Teachers Association of SA (SAETA) and accepts entries from across the state.  Such a commendable result from our talented students.

  • Saturday Morning Sport has begun its final season for 2020.  Good luck to all teams!

  • There are some general reminders regarding Uniform Shop opening hours, Tuckshop Specials, and the College Uniform Policy.

 Issue 1 of the Term 4 Bulletin is online now: click here

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An Action-Packed End of Term 3 2020

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 24 September 2020
An Action-Packed End of Term 3 2020

Inside Issue 5 of the Term 3 Bulletin:

  • We congratulate the Year 12 Student Leaders for 2021!
  • The long-awaited Year 12 Formal and re-imagined Year 11 social event an outdoor cinema evening are held
  • There is information about the 2020 Annual Music Concert now scheduled for Monday 19 October
  • Full coverage of the Year 9 Camp at Mylor
  • We look back with pride at the Year 10 Personal Project Exhibition
  • September 6-12 marked Child Protection Week, and so the Pastoral Care team at St Dominic's Priory College take a moment to draw attention to some valuable resources, to support the wellbeing of students and families; whilst around the College, students acknowledged R U OK? Day and participated in an SRC-led initiative, Mental Health and Wellbeing Week, throughout Week 9.
  • The Primary School is abuzz with a flurry of year level showcase evenings and we are grateful to the flexibility of staff and families, in navigating the challenges presented by COVID
  • We hear from the Reception Classroom, where the girls have been doing lots of fun, creative things!
  • Grease is the word, with the Year 8-11 Musical taking place this week, in front of a limited but no less enthusiastic audience.  We commend all students and staff involved on their unfaltering dedication and hard work.
  • As we celebrate the end of the Term 3 Saturday Morning Sport competition, a reminder to families that nominations for the summer season have closed, and trainings will begin in Week 1 of Term 4.

Issue 5 of the Term 3 Bulletin is online now: click here

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