Full STEAM Ahead! | Science Week 2020

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 10 September 2020
Full STEAM Ahead! | Science Week 2020

Inside Issue 4 of the Term 3 Bulletin:

As we enter into the last weeks of Term, we extend our learning beyond the classroom:

  • Under the leadership of the Science faculty, along with community support, our students have been discovering the wonders of SCIENCE; with Science Week featuring a schedule of special guest speakers, demonstrations, awareness fundraising, and a daily quiz!
  • The Technology Club organised an exciting series of events for Tech Week 2020, including; Virtual Reality tours, racing 3D printed dragsters, and launching rockets!
  • Year 10 students held their Personal Project Exhibition; the products and outcomes presented a culmination of three terms worth of research.
  • Today is R U OK? Day, and the girls have involved themselves in a variety of activities that promote healthy mental wellbeing.
  • Year 10 and Year 11 reflect on their recent Retreats
  • Year 12 are counting the sleeps until their Senior Formal, this weekend.
  • Our Student Leaders and SRC attended an Alliance of Girls' Schools workshop 'Women Leaders Making a Difference', and enjoyed a visit from the Commissioner for Children and Young People, Helen Connolly.
  • The Year 6 Class has had an action-packed term; time spent with our Little Dom's a clear highlight!
  • Year 8 French students have been aiding the Year 5s in 'travelling the world with French'.
  • Saturday Morning Sport finishes its Term 3 Season with some excellent results - well done, girls!
  • Staff and students across our Multi-Arts faculty prepare for both the upcoming School Musical and Catholic Schools Music Festival.
  • There's news from our Careers Office, with some advice on post-school options and Vocational Education & Training (VET) opportunities.

Issue 4 of the Term 3 Bulletin is online now: click here

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Winter Fun at St Dominic's!

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 27 August 2020
Winter Fun at St Dominic's!

Inside Issue 3 of the Term 3 Bulletin:

  • There is an exciting announcement regarding Catholic Schools Music Festival
  • Year 7s return from Camp, having not let the wild weather spoil their fun!
  • The Year 12 Drama Production 'The Lucky Ones' tested the audience's willingness to understand the impact of accepted social norms on girls and women. 
  • Preparations for 2021 are underway, with Year 10 + Year 11 Subject Counselling taking place today.
  • Our Year 5 Class have been busy, preparing for 'Night of the Notables'; where students research a notable person from Australia's history.
  • Saturday Morning Sport participants prepare to play their final round in the competition, ahead of playoffs next month.
  • We hear from the Coordinator of the IB Middle Years Programme, exploring SERVICE across Years 7-10.
  • There is news from the Environment Club, and the latest initiatives taking place across campus to reduce landfill and raise money and awareness.

Issue 3 of the Term 3 Bulletin is online now: click here

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Celebrating St Dominic's Day 2020

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 13 August 2020
Celebrating St Dominic's Day 2020

Inside Issue 2 of the Term 3 Bulletin:

  • We mark the Feast Day of our Patron, St Dominic, with a week of celebration
  • Preparations are underway for a number of COVID-Safe community events, specifically Reception - Year 12 Parent Teacher Interviews and Year 10/11 Subject Counselling
  • The Year 4 Class have been working on their research and public speaking skills; becoming intrepid ambassadors of their chosen country in readiment for their upcoming 'Travel Expo'
  • There's News from  Year 12 as our senior students enter the final stretch of their formal education and begin exploring their post-secondary options
  • We hear from the Library, with an excited unveiling of a new information space and some on trend book recommendations
  • A reminder that Sports Photos will be held at the College on Friday 14 August - uniform requirements apply

Issue 2 of the Term 3 Bulletin is online now: click here.

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A Productive Start to Term 3 2020

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 30 July 2020
A Productive Start to Term 3 2020

Inside Issue 1 of the Term 3 Bulletin:

  • We welcome our new 'Little Dom's' to St Dominic's!
  • R-12 gather for a special Assembly, where talent in poetry, singing, and performing arts was shared for all to enjoy.
  • Saturday Morning Sport is BACK.
  • The Year 3 Class have been exploring the different aspects of the life, culture and history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; including a special liturgy, a class art project, and reflection in music.  We also wish them well as they take the next step on their faith journey; making their First Reconciliation today in the College Chapel.
  • There are reports from the Deputy Principal, Year 11 Coordinator, and Flexible Learning Coordinator. 

Issue 1 of the Term 3 Bulletin is online now: click here.

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End of Term 2 2020

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 2 July 2020
End of Term 2 2020

Inside Issue 5 of the Term 2 Bulletin:

  • We congratulate Class 7G on collecting the longest line of food, for the Vinnies Winter Appeal.
  • Students from across Years 7, 8, 11 & 12 have had their poems and short stories published in the latest issue of Oz Kids in Print!  Well done!
  • The Primary School explore Antarctica, experience Medieval Times, and practice T-H-I-N-K.
  • Gala Day was a resounding success!
  •  It is Entertainment Book time of year, again!  20% of every Entertainment Membership sold supports St Dominic's.  For more information, visit: https://www.entertainment.com.au/orderbooks/161566k
  • For all COVID-19 related updates, including the College's COVID-Safe Plan, click here.

Issue 5 of the Term 2 Bulletin is online now: click here.

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