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Sr Jill's Trip to New Zealand

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 19 February 2020
Sr Jill's Trip to New Zealand

Inside the Week 4 Bulletin

  • See some spectacular photos of Sr Jill's trip to New Zealand; a wonderful start to her well-deserved and earned retirement!

  • We congratulate Mehul (Year 10), on her success in Poetry, after she was awarded first place in Poetry in Action's National Competition.  Mehul's poem, 'The Migrant Girl' will now be performed in schools across Australia & New Zealand as part of Poetry in Action's 2020 catalogue.  Listen to it here

  • The Reception Class has had a busy time, engaging with older class groups; with Year 11 Drama paying a special visit for Reading Time, and spending time with their Year 3 Buddies!

  • Year 4 and Year 5 spent a day at the Women's Australian Open Golf; where the international line up of professional golfers included Old Scholar, Stephanie Na!

  • There's an important notice from the Department of Education, Skills and Employment.

Upcoming Dates

  • Parents & Friends Meeting - 7:30pm Wednesday 19 February (tonight!). 

  • Old Scholars' Mass - 9:30am Sunday 1 March.

  • International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme Information Session for parents new to Years 6-10 - 7:00pm Wednesday 11 March

  • Get ready for Sports Day on Sunday 22 March with special Saturday Trading in the Uniform Shop - Saturday 14 and 21 March

  • Sports Day Raffle - The Parents and Friends would greatly appreciate donations of raffle prizes. 


Get the Week 4, Term 1 Bulletin online now

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You are Salt of the Earth be Light for the World

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 12 February 2020
You are Salt of the Earth be Light for the World

Family Mass 2020

It is Week 3 and the Term is in full swing, with students and parents alike engaged in the St Dominic's Priory College community.

In this Week

  • We reflect on Sunday's Family Mass; the first major family event on the College Calendar
  • Our Primary athletes have been busy in the lead up to swimming and field events.  Running Club and Children's University is starting soon!
  • Head Prefect, Isabel, and Deputy Head Prefect, Doan, reflect upon their experience at the Australian Student Leaders' Conference; held by yLead during the January holidays.


  • The countdown is on til the first Parents & Friends Meeting of the year; 7:30pm on Wednesday 19 February 2020
  • Saturday Morning Sport begins this week - please visit the SACSSGSA website for draws, or have your daughter check the Gym Noticeboard on Friday.  Good luck to our Water Polo Teams who commence games on Thursday.
  • The Old Scholars' Association is on the look out for former students and staff of the College; to attend a special presentation in recognition of Sr Jillian Havey's retirement, at the Old Scholars' Mass on Sunday 1 March 2020. RSVPs are due by Wednesday 19 February.
  • Sports Day is on Sunday 22 March 2020.  The Sports Faculty is seeking parent help with setting up / packing up shelters, and assisting with events on the day.  In addition, the Parents & Friends Association is looking for prizes for the Sports Day Raffle.  Please see inside today's Bulletin for more information.

Get the Week 3 Term 1 Bulletin online now.

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Laughter, Learning, Challenge and Achievement

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 5 February 2020
Laughter, Learning, Challenge and Achievement

The Week 2 Bulletin

Term began with a bang, with a slew of activities engineered to transition students into their new classes and ease them in to their 2020 timetables.

In this edition:

  • 2019 Merit Ceremony at Government House was held on Tuesday 4 February, where 11 St Dominic's students were awarded Merits.  We look forward to celebrating with them at our High Achievers' Assembly on Friday February 14.
  • The new Primary Playground is open for business!
  • We are grateful to the extensive teams of guest speakers and external facilitators who asissted with making Wellbeing Day a resounding success.
  • Special message from the Library, including details of Homework Club; to commence in Week 3.
  • Our Year 12s are back from their final Retreat.
  • Photos from Year 8 Camp.

Upcoming Dates

  • Family Mass on Sunday 9 February 2020
  • Parent Information Evenings:

Year 10 / 11 / 12 Parents - Monday 10 February 2020
Year 7 / 8 / 9 Parents - Wednesday 12 February 2020

  • Uniform Shop - Please note that the Uniform Shop will not be open on Monday 10 February.  It will reopen Thursday 13 February per schedule.

The Week 2 Bulletin is online now

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Welcome to 2020

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 29 January 2020
Welcome to 2020

The first day of school gets a big THUMBS UP from our new Reception Class!

It is the first day of the 2020 school year, and we have hit the ground running here at St Dominic's Priory College.  Our Year 8s are off on camp, our Year 12s are looking forward to their final Retreat, and there is an exciting Wellbeing program for all classes on campus on Thursday.

Coming home this afternoon with the eldest student of each family is the jam-packed first Bulletin for 2020.  It is full of information families will need for the year, and is not to be missed!

  • We welcome new students and new staff alike, to the St Dominic's Priory College Community
  • A message from our Deputy Principal, regarding College Policies
  • We celebrate the success of our 2019 graduates
  • There have been exciting developments over in the Primary School during the holidays.  Have you spotted the difference?
  • The Staff List 2020 and Tuckshop Menu is published   

Important Dates

  • A reminder that School Fees for Term 1 were due by Tuesday 28 January
  • Thursday 30 January is Wellbeing Day.  All students not on camp or retreat are required to attend.  Correct College PE Uniform is to be worn
  • Monday 3 February - ID Photo Day (all students).  All scheduled School Photo Days are published inside today's Bulletin
  • Monday 3 February - Term 1 Sports Nominations are due.  Nomination Forms will be sent home with students and there is a box for reply slips located outside of the PE Office, upstairs in the Gym.  Today's Bulletin includes the proposed training schedule for Saturday Morning Sport.
  • A representative from Lighthouse Books will be in the Library at lunch time on Tuesday 4 February, for students who have any returns or queries
  • Sunday 9 February - Family Mass
  • Uniform Shop Opening Hours are published in today's Bulletin:

Mondays during Term: 10:30am - 1:30pm [except Monday 9 March, Adelaide Cup Public Holiday]
Thursdays - 10:30am - 1:30pm [odd weeks of term] and 12:30pm - 4:30pm [even weeks of term]

  • Parent Information Nights

Rec - Year 6 parents: Tuesday 4 February
Years 7/8/9 parents: Wednesday 14 February
Years 10/11/12 parents: Monday 10 February

Further information is inside today's Bulletin, and will also be sent home via students' class teachers.

Get the Week 1, Term 1 Bulletin online now  

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Year 12 Results 2019

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 17 December 2019
Year 12 Results 2019

We congratulate the students of 2019 on their excellent results and wish them well in their future goals.

The 2019 results are as follows:

- 100% SACE completion

- 12 Merits were awarded to 17% of students across 10 subjects

- Merits were awarded in: Biology, Chemistry, English, English as an Additional Language, English Literary Studies, Essential English, Language and Culture, Religion Studies, Research Project B and Visual Arts Art

- 14% of students gained an ATAR of 95 or above, placing them in the top 5% of all Australian students

- 40% of students gained an ATAR of 90 or above, placing them in the top 10% of all Australian students

- 67% of students gained an ATAR of 85 or above, placing them in the top 15% of all Australian students

- 56% of grades were achieved in the A grade band

- 96% of grades were achieved in the A and B grade bands

Congratulations to the 2019 St Dominic's Priory College Dux, Cindy Kieu.  

Cindy achieved an ATAR of 99.85, placing her in the top 1% of all Australian students, along with her peers Isabella Haddad, Marisa Kariotoglou and Katie Tran, who also gained an ATAR above 99.

Wishing the St Dominic's Priory College Community a Happy Christmas and prosperous New Year.

Ms Muriel Noujaim
Acting Principal

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