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


Dominic students success at Dance Eisteddfod

Elective Dance students enjoyed great success at the Southern Tasmania Dance Eisteddfod on the first day of competition, in the secondary schools group section.Dominic had two classes entered, the Year 8 Dance Elective and the

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Delicious muffins from Year 8

One of the major assessment tasks undertaken by Year 8 Home Economics students is a design practical activity whereby students have to design, prepare and present an original savoury muffin recipe which incorporates a vegetable of

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Theatresports at Dominic College

Theatresports is a form of improvisational theatre, which uses the format of a competition for dramatic effect. Opposing teams can perform scenes based on audience suggestions, with ratings by the audience or by a panel

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NAIDOC Week

On Monday 3 July, 21 students represented Dominic College at the Flag Raising Ceremony held at Risdon Cove to begin NAIDOC week celebrations. On a beautiful but frosty morning, students walked to the top of the hill

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Year 6 students say it their way

Year 6 students at Dominic College recently premiered their production of ‘Say It Loud!’ The annual show featured three original one act plays devised, scripted and presented by the students. Now in its fourth year at

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Three Capes Adventure Recreation

The sense of achievement on all student’s faces when they reached their destinations is the reason why we do what we do. Over the two Adventure Recreation camps these destinations included Cape Hauy, Cape

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Say It Loud 2017

All three Year 6 classes have been busily preparing for the annual ‘Say it Loud’ performances on Tuesday 4 July. ‘Say it Loud’ is a playbuilding program unique to Dominic College. Over the course of 15 weeks Year 6

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Goal-setting Day 24 July

Dear Parents/GuardiansThe first day of Term 3, Monday 24 July, will be devoted to individual goal-setting appointments for all students in Year 3 to Year 10. We believe this process is important so this day will be a

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Kookaburra Club account with the CDF

The Kookaburra Club was the form of school banking run by the Catholic Development Fund some years ago before the current Commonwealth Bank initiative began. There may be a few older students who still have

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Jonny Shannon - motivational friend

Last week on Tuesday 27 June, students in Years 5–10 were treated to presentations by Jonny Shannon, a school motivational speaker who addressed students on cyberbullying, their online footprint, bullying and how to be a good friend.

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