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Welcome to St. Dominic Savio

WEEK AT A GLANCE

Dragon Update: Monday, June 27th – 30th
Monthly Theme: Perseverance
Twitter: See our Mighty Dragons at work on Twitter: @wcdsbStDominic – 133 Followers so far…
Nutrition for Learning: Monday/Wednesday/Friday

Mission Day and Family Fun Night were both huge successes. We raised an amazing $3560.00 on Mission Day which will be donated to a school in an aboriginal Northern Ontario community (Attiwapiskat), St. Vincent de Paul for food distribution, Dream for Uganda for basic educational needs and the Fort McMurray relief fund. Family Fun Night we raised approximately $900 which will go directly back our students. Thank you for your unwavering support.

NEW! Learning Commons Maker Space is coming to St. Dominic: LEGO Donations Please!
Do you have Lego at your house that is looking for someone to play with? Our Library Commons could become its’ new home! The Library Commons is in the process of creating a wonderful Lego MakerSpace for all to enjoy. If you have any regular size Lego to donate, please send it to school with your child or drop it off at the office or Learning Commons at your earliest convenience.

Thank you for supporting our students amazing creativity in the Library Commons!

Calendar Last Week
Mon. June 27 – Report Cards Go Home
Tues. June 28 – Grade 8 Graduation at St. Mark Parish @ 6:00 pm
Wed. June 29(pm) – Talent Show – Wednesday, June 29th – Rehearsals Tues. and Wed. morning
Wed. June 29th – Kindergarten Social @ 3:00 pm – Mrs. Masur-Smith Thurs. June 30th – Last Day of School – regular dismissal  

School Cash Online Beginning September 2016 – Don’t Wait – Register Now!
During Family Fun Night five, $50 vouchers were raffled off to families who have registered for Cash Online. More prizes to follow but you are only eligible to win if you have registered so REGISTER NOW!

If you have not registered yet, please go to the School Cash Online home page. https://wcdsb.schoolcashonline.com/ and select the “Get Started Today” option. We will be moving online with pizza orders, class trips and more in September of 2016 so be proactive and register now.

Here is some background…
School Cash Online is an easy to use and safe way to pay for your children’s school fees. Now, with a few clicks, you can pay for your child’s yearbook, class trips, pizza and so much more from your own home. All you have to do is register an account, attach your children and in no time you will be able to make payments online. We accept many different payment forms so come in and check us out!

Have a wonderful summer!
Pat

 


 

WCDSB Updates

Principal’s Message

Welcome to the St. Dominic School community web site! We are a truly vibrant faith community that takes pride in developing passion, patience and perseverance in your child(ren). We believe that every student is a gem that has the capability of illuminating the world in their own special way. As a staff, we will work tirelessly to create opportunities for students to share their gifts, celebrate their uniqueness and be the best they can be. We feel fortunate to be part a school team focused on developing the whole child (mind, body and spirit) through a commitment to high expectations and collaboration.
Our school is blessed with a caring, talented staff committed to creating opportunities for students to share their wonderful gifts. Under the guidance and leadership of our St. Mark parish priest, Father Don Sanvido, the students will have the opportunity to grow and flourish through the sacraments and our daily life. We place great value on our three cornerstones of community-school, home, and church! Together we can prepare our 21st century learners for a productive meaningful life, tolerant of differences, while working together in the image of Jesus Christ. We have the privilege of educating our children in a Catholic school system and it is the responsibility of all of us to be the “voice of Jesus in the ears of our children.”
At St. Dominic we are fortunate to have a school council that has, and continues to be, a tremendous support to our school community. As well, we have dedicated volunteers who give of their time and energy to enrich the learning experience of all our students. Collectively, we have created an environment where it is safe to challenge, learn and grow.
It is our hope that all families will use this web page to stay up-to-date with all the activities that will be taking place at St. Dominic Catholic Elementary School. Our monthly newsletters will be posted on this site at the beginning of each month. Please also sign up to receive copies of the school newsletter through your email. We acknowledge and celebrate the support that you as parents provide for our children and look forward to working alongside you in supportive manner. Please contact us at the school if you have any questions or concerns. We thank you for your continued interest in your child(ren)’s education. Together we will make this year your child’s best year yet!

“We can do all things through Christ who strengthens Us”

Pat Runstedler