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 news

DOSA Football Club players have returned to pre-season training at Dominic College for the 2020 Old Scholars Football roster which commences in April.

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Putting Boundaries in Place to Support Learning and Teaching at Dominic College

The phenomenal growth of technology and its role in education for 21st century teaching and learning, has been very extraordinary. Dominic College has a philosophy that technology has enabled learning ‘anywhere and anytime’. Our Year 5-10 Laptop program has embraced this context. However, the exponential explosion of technology is also very challenging.

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New community event: Dominic/DOSA Trivia Night

Everyone loves a trivia quiz night and now Dominic College is hosting the first ever Dominic Old Scholars Association (DOSA) Trivia Quiz Night. Tickets are $20 and the fundraiser is in support of the Br Peter Dezani Scholarship Fund to provide assistance for new students who begin Year 7, to help them come to Dominic when they might not have otherwise been able. This inaugural Quiz Night will be held at Dominic College on Friday 27 March 2020 at 7pm in The Oratory Space.

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Information for Parents Regarding the Coronavirus Alert

Many schools across Australia are acting in response to the recent outbreak of a new coronavirus in Australia. Please find a useful link to information from the Australian Government about the Coronavirus in this news story.

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International Women's Day 2020

Dominic College Old Scholar, UTAS Senior Lecturer Politics and International Relations, Dr. Joanna Vince (nee Krasnicki, 1992), will be our special guest speaker at this year's International Women's Day Breakfast on Thursday 12 March. We are excited to listen to Joanna and our other guests, and to share a sensational breakfast with our College community.

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2019 Yearbook now available

​The 2019 Yearbook, which was distributed at the end of Term 4 2019, is now available electronically.

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Christmas Eve in the Dominic Chapel

​On Christmas Eve each year, old scholars and friends of Dominic College celebrate with carols and Mass in the Dominic College Chapel, in memory of Br Peter Dezani SDB.

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Dominic and Discovery Celebrating 10 Years of Partnership

The milestone of the ten-year partnership between Dominic College and Discovery Early Learning was a timely opportunity to bring families and staff together for a big birthday party and Christmas celebration. The occasion was an opportunity to reflect on the success of the collaboration, and its benefit to the local Glenorchy community.

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Carols at Twilight

​As another active and successful academic year came to an end, the Dominic College community gathered in the Tolosa Park Reserve to celebrate Christmas with the inaugural College Carols at Twilight event.

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Students Awarded Prestigious ICAS Medals.

Dominic College Year 9 Students Oscar Breslin and Cassandra McLoughlin were recently awarded the prestigious International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) medals for Mathematics and English.

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