Project Compassion

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 3 April 2019
Project Compassion

Excitement is mounting as the competitive side of the Project Compassion appeal draws to a close. Students and staff have together devised a number of new and old ways of raising funds for a good cause everything from the traditional bake sale to the staff student netball matches.  Caritas Australia each year builds a wonderful program on its website
to connect the generosity of the giver to those who will receive their help.

See Also:

  • Congratulations to the St Dominic's girls who represented North Adelaide at the SAPSASA Metro Championship last week
  • Year 10 Geography report back on their field trip to Kangaroo Island
  • Year 12 Chemistry learned about Chromatography and Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy at a special workshop at Flinders University
  • Year 9 French attended the French Film Festival recently, taking in a screening of the movie Dilili in Paris

Reminders

  • We're fundraising with Entertainment - preorder the 2019|2010 Entertainment Membership here before April 6 to receive exciting early bird bonuses!
  • Year 7 - 12 Term 1 Reports will be going home this Tuesday 9 April.  Inside, families will find all they need to know about the online booking process for the Secondary Parent-Teacher Interviews, to be held in Week 1 and 2 of Term 2.
  • Sports and Special Photos are scheduled for next Thursday, 11 April.
  • Winter Uniform is worn in Term 2.  Upcoming School Holiday Uniform Shop Opening Hours are as follows:

Saturday 13 April: 10:30am - 1:30pm
Monday 15 April: 10:30am - 1:30pm
Tuesday 16 April: 10:30am - 1:30pm
Wednesday 17 April: 10:30am - 1:30pm
Friday 26 April: 10:30am - 1:30pm
Monday 29 April: 10:30am - 1:30pm

Get the Week 10 Term 1 Bulletin online now.

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Sports Day Results are in!

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 27 March 2019
Sports Day Results are in!

Read all about Sports Day in the Week 9 Bulletin, available online now.

Also inside

  • We take another look back at the opening of the Sr Jillian Havey Centre, with extracts from one of the speeches given on the day, published for the first time for the benefit of our wider community.

  • Swimming Lesson reflections from Year 3/4

  • Harmony Day

  • Year 12 Religion Studies on Sacred Spaces

  • SACSSGSA Athletics

  • Parents & Friends news

 

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The Week 8 Bulletin is not to be missed!

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 20 March 2019
The Week 8 Bulletin is not to be missed!

In today's Bulletin, we commemorate the Opening and Blessing of the Sr Jillian Havey Centre with a feature colour spread.  Also inside:

  • We extend our heartfelt sympathy to our Muslim sisters and brothers in the recent horrific tragedy in Christchurch.  We offer our support in prayer and in the assurance of our deep appreciation of the contribution of the Muslim people to our social fabric in Australia, as in New Zealand.

  • The final Sports Day Program is out now, featuring a map of the venue.  Final appeals and information pertaining to the day, from both the College and Parents & Friends, is also enclosed in today's edition.

  • The Year 6 French and Italian classes combined to celebrate Mardi Gras / Carnevale.

  • We joined with schools around the nation to mark the National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence.

  • There is an important reminder regarding the charging of student laptops.

  • The Primary classes reflect on the Rec - Year 6 Field Day, held last Tuesday.

  • We congratulate our Year 3-6 SACPSSA Swimmers for their outstanding results at Monday's Carnival.

Get the Week 8 Term 1 Bulletin online now

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Sports Day is on Sunday 24 March

Posted by St Dominic's Priory College on 13 March 2019
Sports Day is on Sunday 24 March

Parents & Friends Roster

In your very busy lives we need parents to give St Dom's top priority this week as we seek the help of our community to make our Annual family Sports Day a great success.  If you have not already done so, we invite parents to sign up online now or via the flyer in this week's Bulletin.

Also This Week:

  • The eagerly anticipated visit by the Zoomobile delighted the Year 1 class
  • Students across the primary school have been enjoying their new IT facilities; from new computers in the Junior Computing Room, to a new class set of Laptops, to the beginning of a rollout of Smart TVs in classrooms
  • R-6 Field Day was held on Tuesday 12 March - more on this next week
  • Year 7 Geography report on their liveability field study of North Adelaide
  • Year 11 Social Justice students recount their involvement in Just Leadership Day, held earlier this month
  • SACSSGSA Swimming Carnival results are in - congratulations to all swimmers on a commendable effort!
  • The 2019 Sports Day Program is published

Get the Week 7 Term 1 Bulletin online now.

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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 thinkyouknow.org.au; designed to help parents keep their child safe online.

Get the Week 6 Term 1 Bulletin online now

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