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 College's 2020 Men's Day breakfast

​The 2020 Men's Day breakfast was a great success raising over $2800 for scholarships for Salesian schools in Samoa. The breakfast featured an important address from our special guest, Mr Matthew Stolp, old scholar Class of 1989, as well as participation by our leaders and parents.

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Where in the World?

Now that we are globally connected the opportunities to learn about our world have increased in every classroom. In Kindergarten the students are part of a global initiative that celebrates who we are. This ties in with their current curriculum focus of I am unique… there is no one else like me in the world.

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Class of 2010 10-years reunion

​The College successfully hosted its first reunion of the year on Saturday 31 October 2020. We hope this signals a return to more normal and on-going connections of old scholars after what has been a difficult year for the community!

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DOSA Football Best & Fairest Awards

​The Old Scholars football season concluded with the annual Best & Fairest Awards Dinner on Friday 30 October and the players and club were able to celebrate some of the highlights and come together to anticipate an enjoyable and successful 2021 season.

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Matthew Stolp, Men's Day breakfast guest speaker

'Being a part of these pantry drives with Matthew was one of the most rewarding things I have done,' said teacher and old scholar, Emily Wilkins, about working with our guest speaker at the International Men's Day breakfast in November.​

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Br Peter Dezani Scholarship Fund raffle

The Dominic College Old Scholars Association (DOSA) is conducting a raffle to raise money for the Br Peter Dezani Scholarship Fund, which will support students to enrol at Dominic College who otherwise would not be able to do so.

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Season finishes for DOSA Football

​For the first time in many years there are no DOSA teams in Old Scholar Grand Finals in 2020, as both seniors and reserves DOSA Football teams were beaten by their opponents in last Saturday's preliminary finals.

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DOSA wins through elimination finals

DOSA Football players and supporters couldn't be happier with both reserves and seniors winning their elimination finals on Sunday!

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Mr Matthew Stolp, Men's Breakfast guest speaker

Mr Matthew Stolp, Dominic College old scholar, Class of 1989, has been announced by Dominic College Principal, Ms Beth Gilligan, as the special guest speaker at the 2020 Dominic College International Men's Day breakfast on Tuesday 10 November commencing at 7am.

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Science Week in Prep

​National Science Week was a big event this year in Prep. The theme for 2020 was ‘Deep Blue: Innovation for the Future of our Oceans’. Science Week gives us the opportunity to increase our engagement and understanding of ocean science. We live on an island and our oceans are ever-present around us. Australia’s vast oceans are a source of constant fascination for our students and it was absolutely wonderful to learn more about the importance of our oceans and the amazing animals that live there.

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