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Project Compassion Holy Week

March 28, 2021
Project Compassion Week 1 - Jamila's Story

Holy Week (School Week beginning 29th March) As we enter Holy Week, we continue to reflect on the lives of people vulnerable to extreme poverty and injustice and how we can respond through supporting Caritas Australia’s Project Compassion appeal. Let us take time to remember the life and teachings of Saint Oscar Romero. His many…

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Year 5 and 6 Interschool Cricket/ Tennis Carnival Wrap up

March 28, 2021
Year 5 and 6 Interschool Cricket/ Tennis Carnival Wrap up

Finally, students at St Dominic’s were able to participate in the Interschool Cricket/ Tennis Carnival.  This was cancelled twice last year, firstly due to Covid and then poor weather. Students in Year 5 and 6 played in many fixtures throughout the day, smashing points, taking wickets and hitting sixes. The aim of the day is…

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Palm Sunday Reflection – The Start of Holy Week

March 28, 2021
Palm Sunday Reflection - The Start of Holy Week

Palm Sunday is the final Sunday of Lent, the beginning of Holy Week, and commemorates the triumphant arrival of Christ in Jerusalem, days before he was crucified. Palm Sunday is known as such because the faithful often receive palm fronds, which they use to participate in the reenactment of Christ’s arrival in Jerusalem.  In the…

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2021 MJR Spirit of Jesus Award Winners – Term 1 Week 7

March 27, 2021
MJR Spirit of Jesus Award Winners – Week 2 and 3

Congratulations to the following students, who were awarded the MJR Spirit of Jesus Award for making Jesus real in our school, at last weeks online Monday morning assembly. Term 1 Week 7     Leon Bolding Principal

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Gymnastics Clinics for Year 1 and 2

March 27, 2021
Gymnastics Clinics for Year 1 and 2

Over the last four weeks, the Year 1 and 2 classes have been participating a gymnastics program run by Northern Districts Gymnastics Club. The aim of this was for students to improve their movement and locomotive skills in a fun and engaging environment. Students practiced movements such as cartwheels, different types of rolls and jumping,…

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The Emotional Cup Theory – A Message from our School Councillor

March 27, 2021
The Emotional Cup Theory - A Message from our School Councillor

Imagine that every child had a cup that needs to be filled – with affection, love, security, and attention.  Some seem to have a full cup most of the time, or know good ways to get a refill.  But most children get a little nervous when their cups get near empty…… how can I help…

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Year 3 to 6 Interschool Swimming Carnival Reminders

March 26, 2021
Year 3 to 6 Interschool Swimming Carnival Reminders

Please be reminded about the Interschool Swimming Carnival coming up on Thursday, 1st April, at HBF Stadium. Please find attached below the link to the school website with further information, as well as the schedule of events.   Interschool Swimming Information (previous website link) Interschool Swimming Helper Form Schedule of Events with Student Names   Please…

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Tuesday 20th April Parent Teacher Interview Information

March 26, 2021
Tuesday 20th April Parent Teacher Interview Information

On Tuesday, 20th April, St Dominic’s will hold a Parent/ Teacher interview day.  This time has been scheduled to meet with your child’s teacher to discuss their progress so far, view IEP’s if necessary and to set goals for the remainder of the year. Once again, we are using a system called Microsoft Bookings to organise…

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Easter 2021 – A Message from Father Bernard

March 26, 2021
Easter 2021 - A Message from Father Bernard

Life is certainly becoming more hectic and challenging for many of us. There are so many things to deal with and keep a track of, that sometimes we are left exhausted. That’s one reason why we set aside certain days to remember and celebrate the truly important things in life. In this way we hopefully…

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2021 Harmony Week Liturgy and Ukulele Club (The D’ukes) Jam Session

March 22, 2021
2021 Harmony Week Liturgy and Ukulele Club (The D'ukes) Jam Session

Thank you to all those involved in putting together and presenting this years Harmony Week Liturgy.  It was wonderful to hear the messages of Harmony Week being spoken by our students and to see them dressed in either traditional clothes or in orange, the offical colour of Harmony Week. Following the liturgy you will also…

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