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Welcome to Saint Dominic School!
 
Saint Dominic School is a Catholic Elementary School located in Brick, New Jersey and has been serving the parishioners of Saint Dominic Church since 1965.  Saint Dominic School provides an academically excellent pre-school through eighth grade education in a faith-filled environment.  Our mission is to enliven the Catholic faith, foster respect and responsibility, and facilitate excellence in every student. 
 
Please enjoy our school website.  If you would like to learn more about Saint Dominic School, please call (732) 840-1412 ext 24 and schedule a school tour.  We would love to show you the aura of a magnificent Catholic education in a 21st Century learning environment.
 
 
Pastor: Rev. Monsignor James Brady
Principal: Mrs. Carol Bathmann
Assistant Principal: Mrs. Elizabeth Tonkovich
 
Confirmation
Congratulations are extended to Saint Dominic's Confirmandi! Our eighth grade students received the Gifts of the Holy Spirit on Tuesday, October 28th, during a beautiful ceremony conferred by Bishop David O'Connell. Thank you, Saint Dominic's Parish and School community, for your prayers.
Advent (pdf)
Advent marks the beginning of the church calendar. Families can prepare for this special time in the Church by making a Advent Wreath. On Sunday, November 23rd, the P.T.A. will supply all of the greens and candles to create a beautiful wreath during their annual Advent Wreath Gathering. This spiritual event is a great opportunity to learn the significance of the Advent Wreath and prepare for the birth of Christ. Families can register for this event and order materials by completing the Advent Wreath Gathering form. Click below for more information.
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SDS Scholastic Team Wins Partial Scholarships to St. Rose High School
Congratulations to the Saint Dominic's Eighth Grade Scholastic Bowl Team! They placed second overall at the 11th Annual St. Rose High School Invitational Scholastic Bowl held on Monday, October 27, 2014. The event was attended by 9 local elementary schools with 75 students participating.

Team members included the following students: Science- Brennan Hall, Math- Brian Closkey, Religion- Liam Mailley, Social Studies- Matthew Tiernan, Geography- Taylor Landau, English- Carmela Pescatore, Spelling- Kyle McMahon, Current Events- Daniel Ebinger, Spanish- Juliana Vivenzio.

A special note of congratulations is extended to Juliana Vivenzio for placing first in Spanish, Matthew Tiernan for placing first in Social Studies, and Liam Mailley for placing first in Religion! They were each awarded $1000 scholarships to Saint Rose for next year. In addition, Liam won the "extra credit" essay portion of the Religion exam by writing about his goal of creating a Bible School for homeless people. He received a beautiful St. Rose compass paperweight for his thoughtful and compassionate response. For placing second in the competition, Saint Dominic School was awarded a $1000 tuition credit for the 2015-2016 school year.

The students are wonderful examples of academic success at Saint Dominic School, and they are to be congratulated for their efforts. We are so proud of the team, and we look forward to next year's competition!
Third and Fourth Grade Concert
Saint Dominic School will present, "Disney Spectacular" on Monday, November 17th, at 7:00 P.M. in the Parish Center. Our third and fourth grade students are sure to provide a great performance! All are invited to attend!

A rehearsal performance for the students and staff of the Harbor School will be presented on the morning of the concert at 10:00 A.M.
Technology Lessons
Saint Dominic School students will present technology classes for our adult Saint Dominic Church parishioners. A basic computer skills class, including Microsoft Word and Internet skills, will be held on Tuesday, November 18th. Classes will be held in the Library/Media Center from 3:30 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. Interested parishioners can register for the classes by calling the school office at (732) 840-1412.
Thanksgiving Food Gathering (pdf)
Saint Dominic School Student Council will be holding a Thanksgiving food gathering November 3rd to November 7th. All students are asked to bring in food for the poor so that the Saint Vincent de Paul Food Pantry in the parish will be able to make up baskets for needy families. Thank you for your generosity at this holiday time!

Please click below for donation suggestions.
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Technology Update
Saint Dominic School continues to lead the way in educational technology! Our kindergarten and first grade students are loving their new SMART table learning centers! The tables provide ready-made lessons and 3D multimedia content that enable the students to interact collaboratively to achieve shared learning goals. In addition, a new language arts program for our kindergarten through fifth grade was purchased, providing a strong reading, writing, and grammar foundation and offering an extensive array of digital media.

Our seventh and eighth grade 1:1 iPad initiative has been a complete success! To further enhance this program and provide our students with 21st Century resources, we recently purchased digital textbooks. Our upper-grade students now have access to the most current e-text books available through Discovery Education and McGraw Hill Publishers. Our new e-textbooks are easily accessed from the students' iPads and can be accessed at home through any tablet or PC with an Internet connection. We look forward to equipping our sixth grade students with this cutting-edge technology in the near future!
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.
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.
St. Dominic's School Song.mp3
St. Dominic's now has an official School Song! Click below to listen to it.
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Today:
Wed Nov 26
School Pep Rally at 10:30 A.M.
Students Dress in Blue & White
Early Dismissal (PreK at 12:00 P.M. & K-8 at 12:30 P.M.)
No Aftercare
Thu Nov 27
Happy Thanksgiving!
Thanksgiving Recess
Fri Nov 28
Thanksgiving Recess
Sun Nov 30
Yearbook Orders are Due
Mon Dec 1
Communication Alert
P.T.A. Board Meeting at 7:00 P.M.
Fri Dec 5
Parent-Teacher Conferences
Report Cards
School Closed for Students
Mon Dec 8
Immaculate Conception
School Closed
Tue Dec 9
Christmas Concert (K & 1)at 6:30 P.M.
Wed Dec 10
Preschool Individual Make-up Portraits & Group/Team Pictures
Mon Dec 15
Communication Alert
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