During the school holidays the Building Site was handed over to Harrold and Kite. Fencing has been established and there is evidence of great work unfolding. The joy of returning to school to begin Term 3 was short lived. Jumping into COVID-19 restrictions followed quickly by a state-wide lockdown gave us little time to welcome the girls back to school. Staff and students responded cooperatively and positively and before we knew it, teachers were teaching from home and students learning from their lounge rooms. We are grateful to all families for their ongoing support and commitment, and were delighted to welcome students back for face to face learning on Wednesday 28 July.

Enjoy this week’s newsletter – despite lockdown the College has continued to provide opportunities for learning, discovery and growth across all year levels.

INSIDE THIS WEEK’S NEWSLETTER:
  • We extend a very special welcome to our 2021 Little Doms!
  • St Dominic’s Day is approaching, and our students are reflecting on what they might bring to share at the table with Dominic.
  • There is a note of thanks from the St Vincent de Paul Society’s Prospect Conference, for the College Community’s contribution to the Vinnies Winter Appeal.
  • Week 3 – 10 Wednesday Tuckshop Specials are published here.
  • There is a special focus on ‘Child Protection & Child Safeguarding’. 
  • Year 1 learn all about food, whilst Year 11 have benefitted from a robust Pastoral Care program, designed to prepare students for their futures.
  • Fete & Auction is announced, with the launch of the 2021 Fete Appeal. Click here to read more.
  • Due to ongoing COVID-19 considerations, the next Parents & Friends Meeting (6:30pm on Wednesday 4 August) will take place online, via Microsoft Teams. To join, please RSVP to the Community & Development Office (details inside the Newsletter).
  • Year 8 French reflect on their visit to the Adelaide Zoo last term.
  • Celebrating 400 years of contemporary and traditional textile practice in Australia and Europe, the exhibition Embroidery: Oppression to Expression on now at The David Roche Foundation features, on loan from the St Dominic’s Priory Convent Museum, the stunningly beautiful Benediction Cope; completed circa 1890 by Mother Rose Columba Adams and Mother Francis Philomena Ullathorne. It will be on display until 25 September 2021. For more information, click here.

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