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Lent 2019

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 6 March 2019
Lent 2019

Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent and, with it, the start of Project Compassion appeal.  While students across all year levels receive the ashes in a series of liturgies throughout the day, the Bulletin features the first of the Project Compassion Lenten Stories. 

Also inside the Week 6 Bulletin:

  • Photos from last Sunday's Old Scholars' Mass
  • A further appeal inviting more parents to sign up to a roster for Sports Day.  You can do so here.
  • A reminder to Year 6-10 parents about the MYP Parent Information Evening on Wednesday 13 March.
  • We congratulate our Year 4-7 Swimmers on their outstanding results at the SAPSASA District Swimming Carnival last Thursday.
  • In response to recent reports in the media, we share a YouTube Fact Sheet courtesy of; designed to help parents keep their child safe online.

Get the Week 6 Term 1 Bulletin online now

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Investiture Mass

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 27 February 2019
Investiture Mass

Inside the Week 5 Bulletin

  • We congratulate our 2019 Student Leaders and feature photos and a gospel reflection from Tuesday's Investiture Mass.
  • There are photos galore from the Year 7-12 Field Day, held on Thursday in Week 4.


As we approach the mid-way point in the Term, we find ourselves readying for several more events:

  • Old Scholars' Mass: We look forward to welcoming our wider community of Old Scholars to the Chapel this Sunday (or in the Hall if it's too hot) and hope you will stay on for the Old Scholars' Association AGM and tour of the new Year 12 facilities.
  • Parents & Friends Sports Day Roster: Sign up to a 1-hour timeslot online now at
    • The Parents & Friends would also welcome any donations of prizes for the Sports Day Raffle. 
  • Debating at St Dom's in 2019: There is a meeting at lunchtime, Thursday 28 February, for students interested in debating this year.  More details inside the Bulletin, and in the Student Daily Messages (at school).
  • Rec - Yr 6 Field Day: Please be advised that the date for the Primary Field Day has been changed to Tuesday 12 March, weather permitting.
  • MYP Parent Information Evening: Parents with a daughter starting Year 6 this year, or who are new to St Dominic's with a daughter in Years 7-10, are welcome to attend an information evening about the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme on the evening of Wednesday 13 March.  A letter has been sent home to 6-10 students who are new to the MYP in 2019.

Saturday Morning Sport - Hot Weather Policy

In accordance with the SACSSGSA Hot Weather Policy, Saturday's round of Saturday Morning Sport will be confirmed after 8am Friday.  Students are asked to pay attention to Daily Messages and PA announcements throughout the day for updates.

Get the Week 5 Term 1 Bulletin online now

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Week 4

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 20 February 2019
Week 4

In school terminology we are in Week 4 and we have had to abandon the idea of being just at the beginning of the year with the truth that next week we are almost half way through Term 1.

Get the Week 4 Bulletin online now.

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Family Mass

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 13 February 2019
Family Mass

It was lovely seeing so many families on Sunday, at our Family Mass, and at our Primary and Year 9/10 Parent Information Nights over the past week.  What a beautiful way to begin our school year and celebrate our community spirit.  Still not to be missed are the upcoming Parent Information Evenings for Years 7, 8, 11 & 12 as follows:

7pm Wednesday 13 February - Year 7 & 8 Parents
7pm Monday 18 February - Year 11 & 12 Parents

Not to be missed is the special invitation to our parents to tour the new Year 12 facilities, prior to the proceedings between 6:30pm & 6:55pm.  See inside the Bulletin for more information.

Term 1 Interschool Sport

The first round of interschool sport commences this week, with Water Polo Thursday afternoon and Saturday Morning Sport this Saturday, 16 February.  Final draws for Saturday's games - particularly times - were not confirmed at the time our newsletter went to press.  As such, please be sure that your daughter/s check the noticeboard in the Gym, to confirm what time their team will be playing on Saturday.  Information will also be available directly from the SA Catholic Secondary Schools Girls Sports Association (SACSSGSA) website, later in the week.

The Week 3 Bulletin is not to be missed!  Get it online now.

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Student Wellbeing

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 6 February 2019
Student Wellbeing

Week 2 Bulletin

Student Wellbeing was the focus of the Week 1 schedule, and this is evident throughout the Week 2 Bulletin:

  • Year 8 'Getting-to-Know-You Camp'
  • Year 12 Retreat
  • Wellbeing Day across Years 7, 9, 10 + 11

Also inside:

  • An important reminder about student safety on our roads
  • Welcome from the Library for 2019 - including opening hours and the Years 7-12 Homework Club
  • Information from the Music Faculty about the Instrumental Lessons available
  • A reminder to families to CLEARLY LABEL ALL ITEMS of School Uniform, including hats, bags, lunchboxes etc. 

Upcoming Dates

  • Family Mass Sunday 10 February - 9:30am start, in the Gym.  Parents & Friends Morning Tea to follow.
  • Parent Information Nights:

7pm Monday 11 February: Year 9 and 10 Parents
7pm Wednesday 13 February: Year 7 and 8 Parents
7pm Monday 18 February: Year 11 and 12 Parents

All information evenings will take place in the Hall, and be preceeded by an special parent-tour of our new Year 12 facilities.  See inside today's Bulletin for more information.  Additional details will also be sent home in a letter from each Year Level Coordinator.

Get the Week 2, Term 1 Bulletin online now.

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