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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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Full STEAM Ahead! | Science Week 2020

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 10 September 2020
Full STEAM Ahead! | Science Week 2020

Inside Issue 4 of the Term 3 Bulletin:

As we enter into the last weeks of Term, we extend our learning beyond the classroom:

  • Under the leadership of the Science faculty, along with community support, our students have been discovering the wonders of SCIENCE; with Science Week featuring a schedule of special guest speakers, demonstrations, awareness fundraising, and a daily quiz!
  • The Technology Club organised an exciting series of events for Tech Week 2020, including; Virtual Reality tours, racing 3D printed dragsters, and launching rockets!
  • Year 10 students held their Personal Project Exhibition; the products and outcomes presented a culmination of three terms worth of research.
  • Today is R U OK? Day, and the girls have involved themselves in a variety of activities that promote healthy mental wellbeing.
  • Year 10 and Year 11 reflect on their recent Retreats
  • Year 12 are counting the sleeps until their Senior Formal, this weekend.
  • Our Student Leaders and SRC attended an Alliance of Girls' Schools workshop 'Women Leaders Making a Difference', and enjoyed a visit from the Commissioner for Children and Young People, Helen Connolly.
  • The Year 6 Class has had an action-packed term; time spent with our Little Dom's a clear highlight!
  • Year 8 French students have been aiding the Year 5s in 'travelling the world with French'.
  • Saturday Morning Sport finishes its Term 3 Season with some excellent results - well done, girls!
  • Staff and students across our Multi-Arts faculty prepare for both the upcoming School Musical and Catholic Schools Music Festival.
  • There's news from our Careers Office, with some advice on post-school options and Vocational Education & Training (VET) opportunities.

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

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Winter Fun at St Dominic's!

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 27 August 2020
Winter Fun at St Dominic's!

Inside Issue 3 of the Term 3 Bulletin:

  • There is an exciting announcement regarding Catholic Schools Music Festival
  • Year 7s return from Camp, having not let the wild weather spoil their fun!
  • The Year 12 Drama Production 'The Lucky Ones' tested the audience's willingness to understand the impact of accepted social norms on girls and women. 
  • Preparations for 2021 are underway, with Year 10 + Year 11 Subject Counselling taking place today.
  • Our Year 5 Class have been busy, preparing for 'Night of the Notables'; where students research a notable person from Australia's history.
  • Saturday Morning Sport participants prepare to play their final round in the competition, ahead of playoffs next month.
  • We hear from the Coordinator of the IB Middle Years Programme, exploring SERVICE across Years 7-10.
  • There is news from the Environment Club, and the latest initiatives taking place across campus to reduce landfill and raise money and awareness.

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

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Celebrating St Dominic's Day 2020

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 13 August 2020
Celebrating St Dominic's Day 2020

Inside Issue 2 of the Term 3 Bulletin:

  • We mark the Feast Day of our Patron, St Dominic, with a week of celebration
  • Preparations are underway for a number of COVID-Safe community events, specifically Reception - Year 12 Parent Teacher Interviews and Year 10/11 Subject Counselling
  • The Year 4 Class have been working on their research and public speaking skills; becoming intrepid ambassadors of their chosen country in readiment for their upcoming 'Travel Expo'
  • There's News from  Year 12 as our senior students enter the final stretch of their formal education and begin exploring their post-secondary options
  • We hear from the Library, with an excited unveiling of a new information space and some on trend book recommendations
  • A reminder that Sports Photos will be held at the College on Friday 14 August - uniform requirements apply

Issue 2 of the Term 3 Bulletin is online now: click here.

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