News

Dominic College is a vibrant community of students, staff, families, old scholars and volunteers. We produce a weekly newsletter during term, usually available on a Friday afternoon, featuring a variety of reports and stories from staff and student leaders in areas of administration, teaching and learning, pastoral care and mission.

You'll find a selection of stories here, too, plus additional new items in between newsletters. Your contribution and news is always welcome - please email newsletter@dominic.tas.edu.au


DOSA Football teams defeated by Hutchins

​DOSA's second round of the Old Scholars Football Association roster on Saturday was at the TCA against Hutchins but both reserves and seniors lost.

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OzBosco Connect 2020 - Good Christians and Honest Citizens

Salesian Youth Ministry - OzBosco is back in 2020, albeit in a very different form! OzBosco Connect will run from 14 August to 16 August bringing all the things you know and love about OzBosco right to you!

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Term 3 Parent Teacher Interviews - Book Online Now.

​Following our very successful Parent Teacher Interviews in Term 2 using Microsoft Teams we have decided to utilise this platform again for our Parent Teacher Interviews in Term 3. We will again contact students and parents via the student device. Parents can log into SOBS to book appointments from 10.00 am Monday 20 July.

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The recent death of Sr Maura McAvoy OP

​Sadly Dominican sister and former staff member of Dominic College, Sr Maura McAvoy OP passed away in Auburn NSW on Monday 6 July after some weeks of ill health. Sr Maura had extensive leadership experience and generously served the Dominic College community from 1991-1993 as Principal of the then Dominic College Senior School.

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Launch into Learning is back!

Dominic College's Launch into Learning (LIL) program is back! We are so excited to welcome back all our families and resume this wonderful program. This free early learning program for 0-4 year olds and their parents or carers provides opportunities for children to learn while they play in a classroom environment.

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Reunions and College visits update

Are​ you from the Year 10 classes of 1980, 1990, 2000 or 2010? Or the Savio and Holy Name Year 10 classes of 1970? At Dominic College we try to hold reunions for classes each ten years.

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Old Scholars magazine distributed

​The 2020 issue of Veritas, the magazine of the Dominic Old Scholars Association, has been distributed recently, to staff, families and old scholars.

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Old Scholar Football update

​The Old Scholars Football competition will commence 11 July and will conclude with the grand final on 3 October.

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A Blessing in Disguise

Over the past few weeks our Year 6 instrumental/band students have been spending time in the Fra Angelico DAW (digital audio workspace), recording small ensemble pieces. Here they learn the language of a recording studio with the help of Band tutor Mark Schmalfuss.

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Subject Selection for Years 7- 9 for 2021

Students and families in Years 7-9 will begin the process of choosing electives for 2021 this term. Due to COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines regarding large gatherings, our elective selection process will be moved entirely online this year. From 16-26 June, our SEQTA Engage and SEQTA Learn welcome pages will be formatted to provide students and families with pertinent information for making elective choices.

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