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School Newsletter & Calendar

ST DOMINIC’S COLLEGE TERM CALENDAR

 

 

    

 

Newsletters

Newsletters are produced fortnightly.

 
Term 1  Term 2 Term 3 Term 4
9 February 11 May 3 August  
16 February 25 May 17 August  
23 February 8 June 31 August  
9 March 22 June 14 September  
23 March 6 July    
6 April      

 

St Dominic's College 50th Jubilee

The 50th Jubilee of St Dominic’s College Henderson will be celebrated on Friday 15th September and Saturday 16th September this year. The College was begun in 1967 on this site. It had originally been in Northcote where  St Mary’s Primary now is on Onewa Road.

If you are a past student of the College and would like further information our Facebook page can be found under St Dominic's College at Henderson - 50th Jubilee.
Click here to download a Jubilee registration form - including draft programme outline 
 

Preliminary Exam Timetable

Students, if you have an exam clash please see Mr Shiu (Wk 6) or Ms Friend (Wk 7) to arrange an alternative time to sit one of the exams. Students with exams at Liston should attend those and arrange to sit St Dominic’s exams at a different time.  Click here for exam timetable.


PTFA Members Wanted

Our PTFA would welcome more parents to join them. The PTFA is a great way to become more involved in your daughter’s school. They meet at the College once a month from 7.00-8.00pm. If you would like further information, please contact Tina Allingham, Principal’s PA, by email tina@stdoms.ac.nz 
 

Mobile Phone App

St Dominic’s Catholic College has a Mobile App for notices, events and other important School messages. To download the app for free on iPhone or Android use this link http://is.gd/Ed7Z99
 

Second Hand Uniform Shop

A reminder that the PTFA Second Hand Uniform Shop is open 9am - 10am every Thursday morning in the room beside the library. We are always looking for uniforms to sell on your behalf. For more information please contact Olga at stdomsecondhanduniforms@gmail.com


Homework Centre

The College Homework Centre will take place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in the Library from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. The Library is always open at these times for study, however a teacher will also be available to assist students with their work.
 

Sports News

 

Netball

Congratulations Jasmin and Maya Smith for making the U19 Auckland Fiji Community Netball Secondary School (AFCN) Representative Team for 2017. Jasmin and Maya will travel to Suva in September to play against 10 other representative teams from other countries like Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Samoa, Tonga and Fiji. Well done and Good luck!
 
 

Recent News

 

Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award

Congratulations Brittney Barnard and Courtney Pratt-Young who both received their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award, from the Governor General at a presentation during the July school holidays.

For my Adventurous Journey section, I tramped twice a year with staff and an amazing group of friends that had been created over the years I did Duke of Ed. I have completed tramps in the Waitakere Ranges, Kaimai Ranges, Bridge to Nowhere, Lake Waikaremoana, Tongariro and the Heaphy Track. Each of these tracks possessed a different beauty to the other and provided me with amazing memories and experiences. Overall, I found the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award to be the most rewarding yet challenging experience during my high school years.
Brittney Barnard 13JR

​I enjoyed all aspects of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award! As a person who loves challenges and the outdoors, it was everything I am passionate about. I liked that the Service aspect of the Award gave me a chance to give back to my local community, and I also liked that I was able to become close friends with the other participants who were doing the Award. The highlight for me was my Gold qualifying expedition – walking the Kepler Track. It was picturesque scenery, with snow in parts, native wildlife and nothing but good times and brilliant memories.
Courtney Pratt-Young


Senior Study Sessions

Study Smarter NOT Harder - come join us at lunchtime and after school!
Click for session times, subjects and rooms.
 
 
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Congratulations to our College Leaders for 2017

Head Girl Lynette Idio
Deputy Head Girls Gabriella Brayne and Erica Armstrong
Special Character Leaders Theresa Leiataua and Antonia Victor
Academic Leaders Kate Cassidy and Stephanie Wu
Arts Leaders Jade Fernandes and Katie Wood
Cultural Leaders Alyssa Alvaran and Alicia Doyle
Environmental Leaders Brittney Barnard and Joanna Tao
House Leaders Aleah Suamasi & Emily Trainer (St Catherine’s), Eleanor Barrowclough & Olivia Fly (St Margaret’s), Paris Filitonga & Samantha Marsh (St Mary’s), Crystal Babatugon & Eileen Basilala (St Rose’s) 
International Student Leader Leong Chi Man
Library Leaders Vira Grace Paky and Erica Soliman
Maori Leaders Lily Sumich and Megan Tomlinson
Pacific Leaders Ester-Zelder Ah-Vui Siu-Peng and Simaileta (Simi) Lagomalo
PTFA Student Leaders Deanna Di and Angela Gultom
Sports Leaders Charlotte Dine, Acacia McClutchie and Anna McLeish
Student Trustee Jessie Kanapi
 
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