The annual celebration of Catholic Schools week will be held January 28 through February 2, 2018 . We have so much to celebrate at Saint Dominic School! The week is packed with fun activities for students, faculty, parents, and guests! This year's theme is "Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed." The theme encompasses the core products and values that can be found in Catholic schools across the country.
Listed below are the events planned for Catholic Schools Week. We invite all of our school parents to join in the fun and help us celebrate!
Sunday, January 28 -
The celebration of Catholic Schools Week will begin at the 9:00 A.M. Mass. All are welcome to attend and help us celebrate.
P.T.A. Communion Breakfast - All parishioners and school families are invited to attend this event to spend time with friends and enjoy a hot breakfast together.
Open House - We welcome parents, parishioners, and visitors during our first of three Open House events that will take place during Catholic Schools Week. Our student ambassadors will be available to provide school tours from 10:30 A.M.-12:00 P.M.
Scholastic Book Fair - Families and guests are welcome to browse and purchase books and novelties from 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. in the Community Room.
Monday, January 29 -
The day will begin with a Bus Driver Appreciation Breakfast. We certainly appreciate our bus drivers in ensuring that our students arrive safely to school each day. The breakfast to honor our bus drivers will take place in the Community Room.
In the afternoon, we will honor our school leaders and volunteers with a prayer service and reception. We greatly appreciate all of our volunteers who assist with the many activities and programs here at school and sincerely thank them for their time and service. They are true role models for our students!
Volunteers are asked to click here if they plan to attend the prayer service and reception.
Students will have the opportunity to attend the Book Fair with their classes throughout the week. Families and visitors can visit the Book Fair on Monday evening from 6:30 P.M.-8:30 P.M. and during Open House times on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Tuesday, January 30 -
SDS families and guests are invited to spend time with our teachers and students during Open House. We invite families of PreK 3 year-olds and Grades K-3 to visit between 9:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M. or 1:00 P.M.-2:00 P.M. Parents may visit their children's classrooms, and visitors will be given tours by our student ambassadors and parents.
Registration for the 2018 - 2019 school year takes place for all new families to Saint Dominic School. Registration will be held during Open House times. Applications are available in the school office or may be accessed on our school website.
Technology lessons will be available for St. Dominic parishioners from 3:30 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. to learn basic technology skills from SDS students.
Wednesday, January 31 -
Open House will continue (same times as above) for families of children in our PreK 4 year-old program, Grades 4 - 8, and all those new to our school community.
Registration will continue to be held during Open House times.
FACTS Management will be assisting parents with the Diocesan Tuition Assistance application process between 5:30 P.M. and 7:30 P.M. in the computer lab. Parents are encouraged to come to school prepared with all of the required documents to complete the online application.
Thursday, February 1 -
This is the day the students look forward to all year...Student Appreciation Day! We really do appreciate our students, and we enjoy treating them to a day of fun! The Mega Party is always a favorite, and who can resist McDonald's burgers and fries! During the afternoon, children in PreK through first grade will participate in classroom games and activities, and second through eighth grade students will play Bingo in the Parish Center with a chance to win some great prizes!
Friday, February 2 -
We are blessed with a wonderful faculty. To wrap up our fun-filled week, we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day. Our eighth grade students will appreciate the faculty by teaching their classes! The "student teachers" will help plan a lesson and teach one class period.
All kindergarten-eighth grade students will attend First Friday Mass at 11:00 A.M. The fourth grade will prepare the liturgy. There will be an early dismissal for all PreK-eighth grade students.
The P.T.A. Gift Auction will be held at the Woodlake Country Club in Lakewood. Doors open at 5:30 P.M. Good luck to all!