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February 12, 2020 News

Note from the Principal's Desk

Dear St. Dom’s Families & Friends,

As we continue through an exciting time of college acceptances and decisions for our seniors, I’d like to remind all of our seniors and their families that we still have numerous scholarship opportunities that are available with various application deadlines. I encourage all seniors to stop by the Student Service’s Office for scholarship information and set-up individual meetings with our College Advisor, Mrs. Peggy DeBlois to review specific opportunities. I also encourage our juniors to meet with Mrs. DeBlois to check in on their college planning as the spring of the junior year is an ideal time to begin visiting schools of interest. Mrs. DeBlois will be taking the entire junior class to New England Association of College Admission Counselors’ college fair in May.

Enjoy Winter Break. Spring is coming!

Sincerely,

John Patrick Yorkey, Principal

Gallic Games

To celebrate the 100th day of school, the middle and high school students had a cup stacking contest. The 7th grade won the middle school competition with a tower measuring 42 inches. The juniors won for the high school contest. Their tower measured 60 inches. The winners will have a dress down day on Monday, February 24.

Wellness Reminder

The flu season is in full swing. Please remember to call school at 786-6911 or email jennifer.cyr@portlanddiocese.org if your child will be out sick. A doctor's note is required if your child will be out for 3 days or more.

Healthy Habit Reminders

Wash your hands often

Cough and sneeze into your elbow

Your child must be 24 hours fever free before returning to school.

Enrollment Reminders

Save $160 per child by enrolling by March 9. After March 9 the cost to enroll each child is $320.

Families interested in applying for financial aid, please complete your application by March 1.

Aladdin, Jr.

The link for the February schedule is below and posted on the school website. For questions, please contact Director, Kay Warren at carianm.529@gmail.com or Musical Director/Music Teacher Matt Konrad at matthew.konrad@portlanddiocese.org. The schedule for sessions after February vacation will be posted in the near future.

Middle School Social

County Spelling Bee

Congratulation to Jack Ellingwood for coming in 2nd at the County Spelling Bee!

Middle School Yearbook

Middle School will have their own yearbook this year. Click on the link below to order!! Cost is $20 per yearbook. Use Yearbook ID 14117620.

Have sports, events or candid photos you would like to share? Please email them to nicole.adams@portlanddiocese.org

Help make our first middle school yearbook a success!!

Lenten Fish Dinner and St. Dom’s Family Open Mic Night

The All Saints Booster Club, Mr. Gagne, and Mr. Konrad invite you to enjoy dinner and Open Mic Night on Friday, March 13 at 5:00 pm at the Auburn Campus Commons. This event is open to students, family and friends from both campuses.

Driver's Ed

The next class for St. Dom's is scheduled to begin on Monday, February 24. Sign up online!

Singers Wanted

The music ministry for the Sunday 5 pm Mass at Holy Cross is seeking young members. Rehearsals are 1 hour before Mass. Contact Deb at 783-6911 or debra.anthoine@portlanddiocese.org for more information.

From Our College Advisor

Here is valuable information for Juniors as they start touring colleges and exploring summer opportunities that help build their College resumes.

Save the Date

The class of 2021 will be meeting with Mrs. DeBlois the week after February school break to begin the college application process. On Thursday, April 2 at 6 pm, we will be hosting a parent information night in the library. On Thursday, May 21, we will be taking all members of the class to the NEACAC college fair in Augusta as part of the school day. More details will be sent as these events come closer.

College Acceptances Update

Jaden Webster UNE, Clarkson University, Saint Anselm Tyler Stewart UMO, Susquehanna, Wentworth, RIT, Stonehill Zachary Davis RIT, Andrea Dolci UMass Boston, Michael Cilley UMO, Alex Roy Lynn Univeristy, USM, Merrimack, Gechi Huang Rose-Hillman Institute of Technology. Congratulations, Saints!

SAT Prep Help

Juniors! SATs are coming up fast. CollegeBoard has some free online tools to help the students prepare for the test. The link below will get you to the CollegeBoard site and the free services.

Loaves and Fishes

Nicole Daigle, a parent of a 6th grader, has been volunteering at Loaves and Fishes and would like to share information about their current fundraiser “300 Membership Club”. Money raised will help provide for families in need. For more information you can reach out to Nicole by email nsdaigle99@yahoo.com or click on the link for more information.

Upcoming Dates

February 17 - February 21 Winter Break

February 26 Ash Wednesday Mass in Auburn @ 9:15am, Mass in Lewiston @ 1:00pm

February 28 Booster Club Lent Fish Dinner at the Auburn Campus 5:00pm - 7:00pm

March 13 Booster Club Lent Fish Dinner and Family Open Mic night at the Auburn Campus 5:00pm - 7:00pm

March 15 M2M Annual Pancake Breakfast at the Auburn Campus 7:00am - 9:00am

For information on becoming a St. Dom's Corporate sponsor, contact Deb Anthoine at debra.anthoine@portlanddiocese.org.

Our Mission

Through study, prayer, community, and service, Saint Dominic Academy teaches its students the truth of life so they may set the world afire.

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