Saint Dominic School
Academic Excellence - Catholic Values
Reminder: School Closed 1/16/23
Re-Registration for the 2023-2024 School Year
School re-enrollment contracts for current kindergarten - seventh grade students were sent home today, Friday, January 13.

All contracts are to be returned to the school office by Monday, February 6. Parents are asked to inform the school office if they do not plan to re-enroll their children for the 2023-2024 school year. Thank you!
New Student Recruitment Program
Thank you for entrusting Saint Dominic School with preparing your children for their future. Thanks to you, Saint Dominic School is one of the largest schools in the Diocese of Trenton. We have so much to be proud of: our award-winning students, our high-achieving alumni, and our recent National Blue Ribbon recognition.
 
As we continue on our path of excellence, please be aware that our recruitment program allows Saint Dominic School families to assist in enrolling new student/students for the 2023-2024 school year. If a new student applies and is accepted, the assisting SDS family will receive a $300 family tuition credit. The registering family must reference your name on the application. We want to extend our appreciation to you and your children, our best and most trustworthy ambassadors.
 
Saint Dominic School has provided an academically excellent Catholic education for over fifty-five years. We are proud of our history and will continue our strong tradition for generations to come!
 
Sincerely,
Mrs. Elizabeth Tonkovich
PreK and Kindergarten Registration for
2022-2023 School Year
Renaissance 360 Testing
2022-2023 Yearbook & Baby Ad Online Sale!
Progress Reports
On Friday, January 20, parents of students in kindergarten - grade 2 will receive paper progress reports from their children's teachers.

Parents of students in grades 3-8 are asked to log in to Parent Portal to access their children's academic records for the second trimester. Paper progress reports will not be issued for grades 3-8.
2nd Grade First Holy Communion Meeting for Parents/Guardians
A mandatory meeting for second grade parents/guardians is scheduled for Wednesday, January 25th at 7:00 P.M. in Saint Dominic Church.

All information regarding the sacrament of First Holy Communion will be provided at that time.
Spelling Bee
Exciting news! Mrs. Fondonella will once again moderate the Spelling Bee. This loved event is for students in grades 4-8.

The event shall take place on Monday, January 23 in the cafeteria. More information shall be forthcoming from Mrs. Fondonella.
Internet Safety Assembly
On February 8th, sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students will attend an assembly on Internet Safety.  
The presentation, offered by the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, will address the importance of recognizing online threats and how to stay safe online. This presentation should provide the students with the necessary skills to make good decisions in their online lives. 
February Dances
Catholic Schools Week 2022!
National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States.

The theme for this year's National Catholic Schools Week is “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.” which encompasses the core products and values that can be found in Catholic schools across the country.

The annual week long celebration of Catholic Schools will be held
January 29- February 3, 2023.

We have so much to celebrate at Saint Dominic School!

The week will involve fun activities for students, faculty, and staff! 

Sunday, January 29, 2023
  • Catholic Schools Week Mass – 10:30 A.M. ALL students and families are invited to attend this Mass. We ask that the students dress in their school uniforms and sit with their parents. Saint Dominic School Student Council members and the National Junior Honor Society shall sit in the front three rows. 
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM - Open House for Prospective Parents

Monday, January 30, 2023
  • 9:00 AM - Bus Driver Appreciation Breakfast Community Room
  • 1:05 PM - Volunteer Appreciation Reception - Community Room
  • Class Pictures - in cafeteria

Tuesday, January 31 2023
  • 10:05 AM - 10:45 AM - Classroom Visits for parents of students in preschool (3 Yr. Old) and Kindergarten through Grade 3 - 2 visitors per student.
  • Clergy Appreciation Breakfast - 9:00 AM - Community Room
  • Kitchen Staff Appreciation Breakfast - 9:00 AM - Community Room
  • Maintenance Staff Appreciation Breakfast - 9:00 AM - Community Room
  • Virtual Prayer Service for Vocations 2:00 PM
  • Fundamentals Instrumentals Recital - 3:30 PM - Parish Center/cafeteria

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
  • 10:05 AM - 10:45 AM - Classroom Visits for parents of students in preschool (4 Yr. Old) and & Grades 4-8 students - 2 visitors per student.
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Open House for Prospective Parents 

Thursday, February 2, 2023
  • Student Appreciation Day
  • Dress Down Day in Blue Jay Pride Colors
  • Volleyball Game - Faculty Vs. 8th graders
  • Students receive ice cream from the PTA after lunch 
  • Student Bingo 

Friday, February 3, 2023
  • Teacher Appreciation Day
  • Teachers and Staff Grab N Go Breakfast
  • 11:00 AM School Mass/Early Dismissal
P.T.A. CSW Dine to Donate
Donovan Catholic Grants the Academic Merit Scholarship to an 8th Grade Student
Please join us in congratulating Kyle Koppin upon receiving the Donovan Catholic Academic Merit Scholarship! Kyle was granted this scholarship in recognition of his outstanding potential.

Kyle has been identified as a student capable of excelling in a fast tracked, educational curriculum for academically gifted students and has been place in Honors Courses for his freshman year.

The amount of this scholarship is $7,455.00 per year.

Congratulations Kyle!
Donovan Catholic Grants the Principal's Merit Scholarship to an 8th Grade Student
Please join us in congratulating Gianna Deresz upon receiving the Donovan Catholic Principal's Merit Scholarship! Gianna was granted this scholarship in recognition of her outstanding potential.

Gianna has been identified as a student capable of excelling in a fast tracked, educational curriculum for academically gifted students and has been place in Honors Courses for her freshman year.

The amount of this scholarship is $2,000.00 per year.

Congratulations Gianna!
Donovan Catholic Grants the Pauline and Werner Bothe to an 8th Grade Student
Please join us in congratulating Layla De La Paz upon receiving the Pauline and Werner Bothe Scholarship! Layla was granted this scholarship as she has demonstrated her core values and expressed her want to continue her Catholic Education at Donovan Catholic.

The amount of this scholarship is $500.00 towards the 2023-2024 tuition.

Congratulations Layla!
Donovan Catholic Grants the Griffin Merit Award to an 8th Grade Student
Please join us in congratulating Julia Luddy, upon receiving Griffin Merit Award from Donovan Catholic! Julia received this award in recognition of her outstanding potential.

Julia has been identified as a student capable of excelling in an educational curriculum for academically gifted students and has been placed in Honors Courses for her freshman year.

The amount awarded for this scholarship is $500.00 per year.

Congratulations Julia!
Red Bank Catholic Grants the Casey Fellows Scholarship to an 8th Grade Student
Please join us in congratulating Davin Mendez upon receiving a Casey Fellows Scholarship from Red Bank Catholic! Davin was awarded this scholarship as he scored among the top few of all the students who took the high school placement test at Red Bank Catholic.

The amount awarded for this scholarship is $10,000 per year, for four years, provided a consistently maintained GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Congratulations Davin!
Diocesan Tuition Assistance for
the 2023-2024 School Year
Although re-registration for the 2023-2024 will be held in January, you can plan ahead and apply for tuition assistance today. Tuition assistance is awarded each year to families with children in Grades K-12 through the Diocesan Tuition Assistance Program.


Financial awards are made based on financial need.
In order to ensure a fair and impartial analysis,
applications are made through FACTS Management.

Please note that the deadline to apply for tuition
assistance is March 1, 2023. 
Church Contributions
P.T.A. Annual Gift Auction -
Donations & Sponsorships
P.T.A. Auction Committee Meeting
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