St Dominic's Day Mass 2019

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 7 August 2019
St Dominic's Day Mass 2019

The much-anticipated holiday for the Feast of St Dominic
will be enjoyed by all at the College on this Friday 9 August

Week 3 Bulletin

  • The process of Subject Selection for 2020 has begun - see the front page of today's Bulletin for more information.
  • Our Year 6 Class hosted Friday Morning Mass, followed by a lovely morning of scrapbooking with their visiting family members
  • In celebration of SALA, the Art Faculty arranged a bright and colourful pop up Art Gallery in the College cloisters
  • Photos from this week's St Dominic's Day Mass are in
  • Technology Club reports on the fruition of its exciting Semester 1 project
  • Year 11 students return from the Canberra Trip with photos and news

Appeals and Requests

  • CHOCOLATE DRIVE: If you are a part of a chocolate loving organisation or family, there are extra boxes of Parents & Friends Cadbury's fundraiser chocolates available for sale. Ask for more details at the College Office.

  • FETE ROSTER: Many hands make light work, as we work to improve your daughter's learning environment. It is that time of the year, where we ask you to make your choice for the 2019 Parent Fete Roster. Last week information via email was sent. Sign Up online now

  • FETE & AUCTION NEWS: The back page of this week's Bulletin is full of special Fete updates and requests. 
    Mark yourself as 'interested' or 'going' to the Fete & Auction event page on Facebook to keep up to date with all the latest announcements

The Week 3 Term 3 Bulletin is online now

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Sound the mighty Dominic praises

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 31 July 2019
Sound the mighty Dominic praises

In early August, we celebrate with thanksgiving the life of our founder St Dominic de Guzman; born in Caluerega, Northern Spain, in 1170. After so many centuries, why is it that this humble but very self-motivated man has left such a mark on so many millions of Christians around the world?  Schools across Australia will, over the next week and a half, celebrate the life of St Dominic. Each one of our students will have, by the time they have completed their education in a Dominican school, their own answers about Dominic; a humble "Trail Blazer" for Christ.

St Dominic's Priory College will celebrate St Dominic's Day Mass on Tuesday 6 August; to be followed by St Dominic's Day Holiday on Friday 9 August.

In this Bulletin:

  • Our Year 11s have had a busy start to the term, with 19 students visiting the Nation's Capital and a further five participating in the Common Ground Conference; joining representatives from other Dominican schools in Adelaide.
  • As part of their Religion Unit on 'Care for Creation', Year 7s gathered in the Hall to raise awareness of the impact of fast fashion on our environment.
  • The Year 4 Class demonstrated their dedication and initiative, organising a bake and craft stall to raise money for the Primary Outdoor Classroom.  They raised a commendable $520 to help set up an outdoor reading space, games area and greenery.
  • Our Reception and Year 1s have been busy creating an interesting display highlighting all the different jobs our parent community are involved in (see picture).

Upcoming Dates

  • Parents & Friends Meeting is TONIGHT, Wednesday 31 July, followed immediately thereafter by the Fete Committee Meeting
  • School Photo Day is Thursday 1 August.  Full Winter Uniform is to be worn.  Students are reminded to bring their envelope, to hand to the photographer.
  • St Dominic's Day Mass is 11:30am Tuesday 6 August.
  • St Dominic's Day Holiday is Friday 9 August.  The College will be CLOSED.

Fete & Auction News

  • Week 2 Appeal: This week's Fete Appeal is $2 for the Pot Plant Stall.
  • All-at-Once donations are due Monday 12 August
  • Class Hampers: Information about the 2019 Class Hampers for the Auction has now been sent home.  The return date is Friday 23 August.
  • Pot Planting Morning: The first Pot Planting morning for 2019 is Saturday 24 August, from 9am.  

Follow the Fete & Auction event page on Facebook for all the latest updates and Fete & Auction news!

 

The Week 2, Term 3 Bulletin is online now.

 

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Term 3, Week 1: Let the Fete Appeals begin!

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 24 July 2019
Term 3, Week 1: Let the Fete Appeals begin!

Term 3 has a distinctly Domincan flavour, with celebrations of our Patron to be held here at St Dominic's Priory College, St Mary's College, Cabra Dominican College, and Blackfriars Priory School. 

This week, we farewelled a party of Year 11s as they left to visit the nation's capital, the Year 12 Trial Examinations began, and the first of our 2019 Fete Appeals has gone home, with a request for SECOND HAND BOOKS for the Book Stall.  Please see inside the Week 1 Bulletin for further information about the 2019 FETE.

Expression of Interest Survey

St Dominic's Priory College is considering establishing a Before School Care, After School Care and Holiday Care service within the College grounds.  In conjunction with the College, Camp Australia is surveying families to determine the need for care within the College community.  Reception to Year 6 families are asked to refer to the information sent home with their daughter/s and ensure their response is returned no later than Wednesday 7 August.

North Adelaide Parking Controls

Mary Couros, Councillor for North Ward of the City of Adelaide has invited staff, parents and members of the College community, to complete a survey via her website [click here], to communicate our concerns with the extensive parking controls recently introduced in the streets surrounding the College.  Your participation would be greatly appreciated.

The Term 3 Week 1 Bulletin is available online now

 

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Last Week of Term 2

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 3 July 2019
Last Week of Term 2

It's been a busy start to Semester 2, with the Year 8-11 production of Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical taking centre stage.  We congratulate and commend all involved on this highly sucessful, and wildly entertaining, undertaking.  See inside today's Bulletin for a colourful array of photographs from the show.

End of Term Notices:

  • Reports will go home this Friday 5 July; the final day of Term 2.  Students will be dismissed at the normal time.

  • Thank you to all who have contributed donations of warm clothing, blankets, and non-perishable food to the annual Vinnies Winter Appeal.  

  • The Uniform Shop is open as follows during the winter break:
    between 10:30am - 1:30pm on Thursday 11 July & Thursday 18 July

  • Term 3 begins on Monday 22 July.  Winter uniform is worn.

Get the Week 10 Term 2 Bulletin online now

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Matilda is Almost Here!!

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 26 June 2019
Matilda is Almost Here!!

One more Sleep!!

Tickets for the St Dominic's Priory College production of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical are still on sale here.  Great seats are available for Opening Night!

Please note the following cut off times apply for online sales

Thursday 27 June - 9am Thursday 27 June
Friday 28 June - 12 noon Friday 28 June
Saturday 29 June - 12 noon Friday 28 June

After these times, limited tickets will be available AT THE DOOR.  For updates, visit the event page on Facebook.

Already got your tickets sorted?  Keep an eye out for the Parents & Friends snack bar - open during the interval

Get the Week 9 Term 2 Bulletin online here.

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