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


The Calling - Year 9 Rite Journey begins

​Year 9 students, Alexander Bourne and Jackie Van Lierop, share with us some of their experience of The Calling.

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Marching Band workshop

Last weekend, 2-3 March, the Derwent Valley Concert Band held a Marching Band Workshop weekend at Dominic College, outside on our sports fields and inside the Savio Centre.

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Parents & Friends morning tea

​On Wednesday, 6 March 9.15am-10.20am, our Principal and Parents & Friends’ ‘Meet and Greet’ will be held in the College Library. This is an opportunity for parents, relatively new to the school or who are well established, to catch up with the Principal and to meet members of the P&F.

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Lent Commences with Ash Wednesday

​We mark the commencement of the Church season of Lent with Ash Wednesday, 6 March, and which will conclude on Holy Saturday, 20 April, the day before Easter. There will be Mass in the Dominic College Chapel at 7.30am on Ash Wednesday. All parents and students are welcome.

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Vision and commitment

Our Vision at Dominic College is to establish and maintain a positive community of engaged learners striving for the achievement of excellence. This Vision is communicated across various publications - via our website, school diary and many handbooks. A school’s vision helps to set the direction for the students, staff, parents and wider community to clearly articulate what our core purpose is.

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Traffic advice

As most parents would be aware there has been an increase in the number of cars coming into the school particularly around drop off and pick up times. Whilst there is always going to be a level of congestion during these peak periods, there are some things that all drivers can do to help improve the flow of traffic in and around the College.

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7-10 Assembly 27 February

On Wednesday 27 February, we had our first 7-10 Assembly. It was an excellent opportunity for our 2019 College Captains Maddi and Lachie, and Vice Captains Ella and Tom to lead our assembly. We had a number of presentations, specifically ensuring students were aware of the Sport and Creative Arts opportunities in 2019.

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International Women's Day breakfast 5 March 2019

International Women's Day is celebrated all around the world in March and is an opportunity to commemorate the achievements of girls and women, locally and globally.

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Dominic students in netball rep teams

​On 17 February, the squads for the 2019 Stingas program were announced. We would like to congratulate the following students for being selected for the program:

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Time to enrol - for Kindergarten 2020 and Year 7 2021

If you have a child to commence Kindergarten in 2020 or Year 7 in 2021 it is now time to enrol. It is important that you complete an Enrolment Application form and submit to the College as soon as possible.

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