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


Year 6 Say It Loud

​Say it Loud is an ongoing playbuilding project which all students in Year 6 have been developing in their Drama classes. The project culminates in a performance of their original work. This performance will be presented next Tuesday June 25. Each class has a difference performance time scheduled. All performances will be in the Oratory Space.

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K-6 assembly 12 June 2019

​On Wednesday Kinder – Year 6 joined together for another wonderful assembly focusing on friendship.

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Skateboard art

In Term 2, students in Year 8 have been working on their Design and Composition unit, which is more commonly known as the skateboard unit!

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K-2 Development continues

The development of our K-2 precinct continues and we have recently achieved support for our Development Application from the Glenorchy City Council, contingent on some additional conditions being met.

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Madi Browne at Dominic College

As part of developing the relationship of elite athletes and juniors, Dominic College hosted netball star, Australian Diamonds player, Collingwood Magpies co-captain, Madi Browne to run drills with and answer questions from our students on Thursday 6 June in the Savio Centre.

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A Day at Shizuoka

7.55-8.05am Arrival. Students arrive in formal uniform and change into sports uniform for the school day. This is done every day. 8.05-8.15am Reading: Silent reading. The Bell: Chimes indicate end of sessions across the day. (It’s the first few bars of Ave Maria)

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Prizes for Entertainment Books

There are great prizes to be won soon for Entertainment Book holders. Everyone who has already purchased a Dominic College Entertainment Book is already in the draw. If you now purchase an Entertainment Book or Digital Membership App by Friday 5 July you’ll also join them for the chance to win:

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Year 9 retreat

On Tuesday 11 June we held our Year 9 Retreat at the Lindisfarne Rowing Club. Students were invited to enter into a special time of reflection where they could begin to understand more about the power of forgiveness and reconciliation, and the need for healing in our own hearts

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Concert for Cambodia at GYC

On Thursday 6 June, Dominic College old scholar, Benjamin Dowling, (Class of 2017) organised and ran a music concert to raise funds for students at Don Bosco Technical School in Cambodia.

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Ditto’s Keep Safe Adventure Education Program

​On Wednesday 26 June 2019, K-2 students will have the opportunity to experience Bravehearts’ Personal Safety Education Program; “The Ditto Show.” Bravehearts are proud of this program and believe that by providing children with the basic principles of personal safety, they are providing them with the tools to stay safe.

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