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Fete Gratitude

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 6 November 2019
Fete Gratitude

Our dedicated team of Parent Convenors have taken time to thank the many businesses, donors and people that have supported a stall and, ultimately, the 2019 Fete & Auction.  Thank you to all and enjoy the read in the week 4 Bulletin.

Also inside:

  • The City of Adelaide is seeking feedback in relation to the new parking controls that currently affect the St Dominic's Priory College community.  The consultation period closes 5:00pm Monday 18 November.  More information visit: 

  • Growth Mindset Day in the Primary School, who are also looking forward to welcoming their new 2020 classmates to Move Up Day later this week.

  • Year 10 Commerce students ran their own 'Business for a Day', raising $1000 for the Christmas Vinnies Appeal and Dare 2 Dream Foundation.

  • Stage 1 General Mathematics participate in a workshop at Flinders University recently, which emphasised the importance of mathematical learning and reasoning, and how it is of benefit to a wide range of professions.

  • Year 10 Geography have returned from their fieldwork visit to Kangaroo Island

Upcoming Dates:

  • Year 11 Drama production of 'Amelia Bradshaw Turns Eight!' is this Friday, 8 November.  Doors open 7:00pm for a 7:30pm start.  Tickets ($10/$5) at the door.

  • Year 12 Visual Arts Exhibition opens Tuesday 12 November - details inside the Bulletin.

  • Parents & Friends Meeting: 6:45pm Wednesday 20 November, to be followed by the final Fete meeting for 2019 from 7:30pm.  All welcome.

  • End of Year Mass will be held on Tuesday 3 December, for Year 3 - Year 12 students and their families.  All students will be dismissed at 2:30pm on this day, with a late start of 9:30am scheduled for Wednesday 4 December.

  • An End of Year Liturgy for Rec to Year 2 students will be held at 9:00am Thursday 5 December.  Families of these students are also welcome to attend.

Get the Week 4, Term 4 Bulletin online now.

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Fete 2019: It's a Wrap!

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 30 October 2019
Fete 2019: It's a Wrap!

Thank you to...

Without a dedicated and generous group of parent convenors and staff working behind the scenes, we would not be able to run a successful Fete & Auction.  A big THANK YOU to each and every one of you.

Any parents who are interested in getting involved in 2020, or who are simply curious, are welcome to come along to the final, combined, Parents & Friends / Fete Meeting for 2019;  to be held on Wednesday 20 November.  

See inside today's Bulletin for photo coverage of this fun-filled community event.

Also this week

  • We congratulate our recipients of the Mary MacKillop Award for Excellence

  • We celebrate the success of our poets, of whom 15 were published and 3 named award winners, at the annual Spring Poetry Festival.  This is more than any other school in the state; so well done, girls!

  • Our Primary Classes are looking forward to Growth Mindset Day on Friday and Move Up Day, next week.

  • The Year 4 and Year 6 Classes recently took part in the 'Aussie Backyard Bird Count'.

  • Year 11 Drama Production of 'Amelia Bradshaw Turns 8!' is announced... and you are all invited to her birthday party on Friday 8 November.  Tickets at the door from 7pm for a 7:30pm start.

The Week 3, Term 4 Bulletin is online now.

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FOUR MORE SLEEPS... until Fete 2019!!

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 23 October 2019
FOUR MORE SLEEPS... until Fete 2019!!

The Week 2, Term 4 Bulletin is available online now.

Final Fete Reminders:

  • ROSTERS are now being finalised.  On the day, please check in directly with your nominated Stall, or, if you are unsure, drop by the Information Desk outside the Gym - a copy of all stall rosters will be there.  On behalf of the Parent Convenors, College Staff, and your daughters... THANK YOU for being a part of this community effort.  

  • ART UNION RAFFLE: Raffle books - sold or unsold - MUST be returned to the College Office no later than this Friday 25 October.  Additional tickets will be available for sale at (all) gates on Fete Day; with the cash prizes being drawn that afternoon.

  • AUCTION: The Live Auction Catalogue is available online here and was distributed to the College community last week.  Doors in the Hall open at 11am on Sunday.  Be sure not to miss the SILENT AUCTION, running currently to the live event - final (silent) auction bids close at 2pm.

  • CAKES & AFTERNOON TEA: Any donation of cakes or other baked goods would be much appreciated.  These can be dropped off to the College Reception on Friday or else delivered to the Hall (Cakes) or 9B Classroom (Atfernoon Tea) on Sunday morning.  Please note that we cannot accept any item that requires refrigeration (i.e cheesecakes, items with fresh cream / fruit) and, also, ensure that an ingredients slip is attached (see the back page of the latest Bulletins).

  • MONDAY LATE START: There will be a late start to classes on Monday 28 October.  School will begin at 10:50am sharp.  However, any students who are not at the Fete are expected to arrive at school at the normal time.  They will be supervised in the Library.

  • FETE EVENT PAGE: Be sure to mark yourself as 'going' or 'interested' on the Fete & Auction Facebook Event Page to keep up to date with further Fete information.

In Other News

  • We turned PINK on Friday 18 October, to show support in the fight to cure breast and gynaecological cancers.  $640 was raised and donated to the Cancer Council.

  • The Year 5 & 6 students are back from CAMP, with stories to tell!

  • The Year 3 Class have been learning about DIVERSITY.

  • The Year 9 Italian Classes have been immersed in Italian culture; attending the Lavazza Italian Film Festival.

  • Australian National Chemistry Quiz results are in.

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The Countdown to Fete!

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 16 October 2019
The Countdown to Fete!


There are just 11 more sleeps until the 2019 Fete & Auction on Sunday 27 October.  This week's Bulletin includes a Fete Poster for the College Community to share amongst friends, family and local community.  It will also be available to "like" and "share" via the Fete & Auction Facebook Event Page.  As we enter the final preparations for this parent-led family event, please note the following:

  • Parent Roster: Many stalls are struggling to fill afternoon spots.  If you have not already done so, please consider joining a roster either online or via the reply slip in today's Bulletin.

  • Art Union Raffle: books are due back by Friday 25 October.

  • Auction Catalogue: is coming home with the eldest daughter this week and will also be available online.

  • The Week 1 Fete Appeal is $2 for BBQ.  

Also inside:

  • Information about the SRC's Pink Day fundraiser, to be held on Friday 18 October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

  • Independence Day in the Primary School will be on a Tuesday in Term 4, starting 22 October.

  • Tuckshop Menu is published.  Click here for the online edition.


The Week 1 Term 4 Bulletin is online now.

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Important Things to Note

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 25 September 2019
Important Things to Note

Week 10 Bulletin

There are some important things to note in this week's Bulletin:

  • The College telephone and front office will not be available during week 1 of the holidays.  This will not impact
    - Year 12 study sessions
    - Year 11 Drama rehearsals
    - access to the Uniform Shop during its advertised opening hours.  

  • Term 3 Reports and NAPLAN results (where applicable) will be distributed on the final day of term, Friday 27 September.  Students not present on this day (including Year 10 Work Experience students) will be able to collect their report in WEEK 1, TERM 4.  Reports will not be available for collection over the holidays.

  • There's a special message from Sr Jill for all to read.

  • The Uniform Shop will be open as follows:

Monday 30 September 10:00am - 2:00pm
Wednesday 2 October 10:00am - 2:00pm
Thursday 3 October 10:00am - 2:00pm
Saturday 5 October 10:00am - 2:00pm

NOTE: It will not be possible to reach the Uniform Shop via phone during these times, as the College Office will be closed.

  • Parents & Friends Chocolate Drive: The Accounts Office wish to advice that any unsold chocolates must be returned by tomorrow, Thursday 26 September, otherwise accounts will be charged with $60.

  • Classes will end at the NORMAL DISMISSAL TIME on Friday 27 September.  We wish all members of our College community an enjoyable, safe and restful break!

Fete Appeals

  • Week 10 Fete Appeal is for Packaged Food (Produce Stall) and $2 for the Auction.

  • Friday 11 October - Craft Stall Busy Bee.  More details inside the Bulletin.

  • The Rose Competition is about to bloom - get your roses ready!  Entry is $2 each, between 10:30am and 12:30pm on Fete Day.

  • Classic Treasures - special appeal for COLLECTABLES and DECORATOR ITEMS.

  • Auction - Help is needed to wrap prizes.  See inside Bulletin for contact details.

  • Parent Roster - Half of our stalls are less than 50% full and are in specific need for your support on Fete Day.  Sign up now at:

Get the Week 10 Term 3 Bulletin online now.

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