|eCYBERMISSION Team Wins First Place in New Jersey!|
|Congratulations to Saint Dominic School's 2014 eCYBERMISSION team for winning First Place in the entire State of New Jersey! The eCYBERMISSION Competition is a nationwide United States Army-sponsored science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) competition that features teams of students developing solutions to community problems.|
|Visit Saint Dominic School During Our Spring Open House|
|Come and experience all that Saint Dominic School has to offer! Saint Dominic School will host an Open House on May 21, 2014 during the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. and 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. Open House visitors are invited to take a tour and spend time visiting with the administration, faculty, and students.
Saint Dominic School offers an academically excellent Catholic preschool (3 & 4 year olds) through eighth grade education in a 21st Century learning environment.
Applications for the 2014-2015 school year will be available during Open House times.
For more information, contact the school office at (732) 840-1412.
|Scholastic Team Wins Medals and Monsignor Donovan H.S. Scholarships|
|We are very proud of our Saint Dominic School’s Seventh Grade Scholastic Team! They placed second overall at the twenty-first annual Monsignor Donovan High School Scholastic Olympics on March 13, 2014. The event was attended by sixteen local elementary and intermediate schools with over 200 participating students. Individual team members won gold, silver, and bronze medals and scholarships to Monsignor Donovan High School!
The winners of gold medals and scholarships in the amount of $500 were Brennan Hall (Science), Carmela Pescatore (English), and Marco Cocuzzo (Art). Silver medals and scholarships of $300 were awarded to Lauren Pender (Technology) and Liam Mailley (English). Bronze medal winners and scholarships of $200 were awarded to Caroline Luckhowec (Music) and Mary Goodyear (Art).
|Saint Dominic School Will Celebrate 50 Years!|
|Saint Dominic School will commemorate its 50th Anniversary in 2015! There will be many celebratory events planned throughout the year to mark this momentous occasion. We will be contacting all of our alumni to participate in all of the festivities and to help the school retell its history. Our celebration will commence in January at the beginning of Catholic Schools Week. Most Reverend Bishop O’Connell will celebrate the 12:00 Noon Mass on January 25, 2015, and a luncheon will follow in the Parish Center.
A committee will be formed during the next two months to start planning additional anniversary events. If interested in joining this committee, please call the school office at (732) 840-1412.
|Tablet Lessons for Saint Dominic Church Parishioners|
|Saint Dominic School's Technology Club will once again be presenting technology classes for our adult parishioners of Saint Dominic Church. An individualized iPad and Tablet Instruction and Trouble- shooting Class will be held on Tuesday, April 29th and Wednesday, April 30th. Both classes will run from 3:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. and be held in the Saint Dominic School Library/Media Center. Interested parishioners are asked to call the School Office at 732-840-1412, ext. 24, to register for these technology classes.|
|Christian Brother Academy Scholarship Awarded|
|Saint Dominic School congratulates Bryan Romanow on being awarded a renewable yearly scholarship to Christian Brothers Academy in the amount of $5,500, totaling $22,000 over a four-year period. This scholarship is based on Bryan's entrance exam, along with the strength of his academic record. We wish Bryan continued success during his high school years!|
|The Student Council will sponsor the annual Talent Show on Thursday, May 8, 2014. The show will take place in the Parish Center at 8:45 A.M. for students in kindergarten through fourth grade and at 12:45 P.M. for students in grades five through eight.
Participants from grades four through eight will display their singing and dancing abilities as well as other musical talents to the delight of the whole school. This extravaganza is produced by the eighth grade Student Council members under the direction of Mrs. Dolak. They will be collecting a $1.00 admission donation, the proceeds of which will be given to the Saint Vincent de Paul Society. Students may also "dress down" for the day.
Thank you for supporting the Student Council in this endeavor as its members fulfill their mission spirit of service to Saint Dominic School.
|Saint Dominic School’s Saint Dominic School’s 1:1 iPad Program Expanded|
|Saint Dominic School continues to be a leader in educational technology. Our 1:1 iPad program for eighth grade students is now in its second year and will soon be implemented in the seventh grade. Thanks to Saint Dominic School’s P.T.A. and the NJ Nonpublic Technology Initiative, every seventh grade student will receive his/her own iPad to utilize throughout the school day. Students will use their
new iPads to take notes, conduct research, and access digital textbooks and Internet resources.
As we continue to prepare our students for learning in the 21st Century, we hope to expand this program for our sixth grade students in the near future.
|Saint Dominic School teachers hold several summer programs available for Saint Dominic School students. Please click below for further information on each program|
|Summer Basketball Camp (pdf)|
|The Jersey JAGZ Summer Basketball Camp will run from June 23 to June 27, 2014. The camp is open to all boys and girls entering fourth through eighth grade. Click below for Camp Schedule / Enrollment Form.|
|Asbury Park Essay Winners|
|Congratulations to AnnieRose DiMurro, eighth grade Integrated Language Arts student, whose essay won Third Place for her submission to the Asbury Park Press February opinion-writing essay contest. This talented student responded to the following topic question as a class assignment: "Should there be drug testing in school? If so, who should be subjected to it?" We are extremely proud of AnnieRose as well as fellow eighth-grader Olivia Liberatore, who received an Honorable Mention for her essay submission. Their accomplishments were published on the Student Voices editorial page of the February 26th issue of the Asbury Park Press, and AnnieRose's essay can be read online at app.com. We wish AnnieRose and Olivia continued success as creative writers.|
|2013-2014 Calendar Change|
|The calendar for the 2013-2014 school year has been changed to reflect additional instructional days. At this time, five days have been lost due to weather related closings. Since three emergency days have been built into the school calendar, only two additional school days need to be added. Please be advised that school will be in session on Monday, March 24th and Thursday, June 19th. The last day of Aftercare will be June 18th, and the end-of-year Mass and distribution of report cards will be moved to June 19th, the last day of school. June 18th and 19th will be early dismissal days.|
|Eighth Grade Student Earns High School Scholarship|
|Saint Dominic School is pleased to announce that eighth grade student, Jack Coleman, was awarded a Half-Tuition Scholarship in the amount of $5,600 for the academic year 2014-2015 to Saint Rose High School! This scholarship is in recognition of his academic ability as well as the strength of his academic preparation at Saint Dominic School. In addition, Jack will receive a $500 scholarship for achievement in the English portion of the Saint Rose High School Scholastic Bowl held on October 28, 2013.|
|Saint Dominic School Receives AdvancED Accreditation!|
|Saint Dominic School was awarded AdvancED Accreditation with the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement! Our school joins over 32,000 schools and systems in over seventy-one countries that are committed to continuous quality improvement focused on increasing student performance. This accreditation is recognized globally and parents can be assured that schools accredited through this organization are meeting nationally accepted standards for quality and successful professional practice.|
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|Click below to watch our students as they exemplify the principles of Respect, Values, Friendship, and Faith.
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