Future Families

Rite Journey - The Departure

On Thursday evening, Year 9 students and their families participated in the annual Rite of Passage Ceremony, “The Departure”. This is a process that involves expressing gratitude towards the people who have cared for you and looked after you in times of need.

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VET Hospitality dinner success

​This week our new VET Hospitality Class took the opportunity to extend student gratitude to the most significant volunteer group in the College - our wonderful P&F Committee.

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Shizuoka Salesio College relationship

At the 7-10 Assembly this week, Harry Breslin (Year 9), Mrs Susie Allan and I had the pleasure of sharing some of our experiences from our recent Japan Study Tour. You can read a more detailed summary of the trip later in this newsletter. Whilst on the study tour, we had the opportunity to visit Shizuoka Salesio College, our new sister school. Last year, Ms Gilligan went to visit a number of schools across Japan and has successfully established a relationship with Salesio College.

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Uniform Review Update

Last week, the College Uniform Review and Re-Design Committee met for the third time with the focus on reviewing perspectives provided from the parent and staff focus groups based on the stakeholder survey feedback. These were held at the end of Term 1. Our student leaders held focus groups with the K-6 and 7-10 SRCs this week.

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Jaoan Study Tour 2019

​On Saturday 6 April, 10 very excited Year 9 and 10 students, Aran sensei and Mr Casni met at Hobart Airport at 4.30am to venture off to Japan for the 2019 Japanese Study Tour. There was a great deal of excitement in anticipation of the jam-packed itinerary to visit one of the most beautiful countries in the world and to learn more about their culture and lifestyle.

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Japan Study Tour Update

​We commenced our journey last Saturday landing in Osaka and heading straight to Kyoto. We had the opportunity to explore a number of temples and castles throughout Kyoto, Osaka and Nara before making our way to Hiroshima.

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Kinder timita and the balloon

There is always something exciting happening at Dominic College and this week we were so very excited to see a hot air balloon on the College oval. We watched from our room as the balloon was inflated and took the Year 5 students and some staff members up in the air. Banjo was very lucky to be held in the balloon by Ms Gilligan and was excited to tell us of the experience.

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Uniform Review Survey update

This week in our newsletter we published the survey data summary for students, parents and staff that has been developed by the Uniform Review and Re-Design Committee. It has been most encouraging that there has been much discussion about the type, style and option improvements with our uniform.

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Uniform Review and Redesign Project

As we move through the consultation phase of our Uniform Review and Re-Design Project, I would like extend my appreciation to all members of our College community who completed our on-line surveys regarding our formal uniform and our PE uniform.

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Taiko Workshop magic

Twenty-four students of Japanese accepted the invitation to participate in a workshop with two professional taiko drummers visiting Tasmania from Japan Makoto Sekine and Morimitsu​ Not only did the students have the opportunity to experience playing an authentic Japanese instrument, but they also learned about taiko playing technique, discipline and manners.

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