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Upcoming Events

Saturday, Feb 2         -  

  • Friends of Catholic Education Dinner
Tuesday, Feb. 5         -  
  • Grades 5-8 Visit the B’nai Shalom Jewish Temple – A.M.
  • PTO Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 6    -  
  • Mass @ 8: 30 a.m. with 6th grade leaders.
Thursday, Feb. 7 
  • Student Appreciation Day.  Students may wear athletic clothing to school.  Student/Teacher Relays in the afternoon.
Friday, Feb. 8                        -  
  • Spirit Shirt Day. Students may wear their Spirit Shirt with dress-code bottoms.
  • Hot Chocolate Day. Students and Staff can purchase a hot chocolate to drink for $1.00.  Sponsored by the 5th grade class.

St. Dominc School Calendar




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  • CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK MAKE-UP EVENTS: Students Appreciation Day will be held next Thursday.  Students and staff may wear athletic attire to school.  Student/Teacher relay races will be held in the afternoon.Parent Appreciation Day will be scheduled at a later date yet to be determined.
    Posted Feb 4, 2019, 8:26 AM by Gary Clayton
  • ACRE RELIGION ASSESSMENT: Grades 5 and 8 will be administered the ACRE religion assessment during religion class this week.  This is an annual assessment required for these grades by our Springfield Diocese.
    Posted Feb 4, 2019, 8:26 AM by Gary Clayton
  • WESTERN CATHOLIC UNION CATHOLIC GRADE SCHOOL GRANT: The WCU is offering 20-$500 tuition grants for the 2019-2020 school year.  The eligibility requirements are as follows:Student must attend a Catholic Grade SchoolStudent must be a WCU life or annuity member.At least one parent of the student must be a WCU life or annuity member.Copies of the Grade School Grant application are available in our school office.  If a student is in the 8th grade, a High School Scholarship form must be completed, not a Grade School Grant form. The deadline for submission is February 20, 2019.
    Posted Feb 4, 2019, 8:25 AM by Gary Clayton
  • Seeking an elementary school principal for St. Dominic School     St. Anthony Padua Parish, Quincy, IL, is seeking an elementary school principal for their parish school, St. Dominic School, beginning July 1, 2019. St. Dominic School provides academic excellence in a Catholic environment for 170 students in preschool through 8th grade. The ideal candidate will be a practicing, faithful Catholic who is knowledgeable and supportive of the mission and philosophy of Catholic schools and is committed to evangelization through excellence in Catholic education. Applicant should hold a Master's Degree in Education with an Illinois License, experience in elementary school teaching and administration.     Applicant should send a cover letter, resume, transcripts, three current letters of recommendation, and proof of Illinois Professional Educator's License with General Administrative Endorsement to Fr ...
    Posted Jan 28, 2019, 8:25 AM by Gary Clayton
  • THE SOUPER BOWL OF CARING FOOD DRIVE SERVICE PROJECT: THE SOUPER BOWL OF CARING FOOD DRIVE SERVICE PROJECT will begin on Monday and continue all week.  Students and staff are encouraged to being in non-perishable food items which will be donated to local participating food pantries. Items will be collected in the classrooms.  An incentive for the classes is a pizza party to the class that collects the most items per capita provided by generous school parents.   
    Posted Jan 28, 2019, 8:06 AM by Gary Clayton
  • ANNOUNCEMENT OF RETIREMENT FROM MRS. KELLEY: After 44 years as an educator in the Quincy Catholic Schools, I have decided to retire at the end of this school year.  My thirty years as a teacher and principal at St. Mary School, and my fourteen years as principal of St. Dominic School, have been very rewarding and ones that I will truly treasure.  Thank you for letting me be a part of your children’s education. I will miss the day-to-day interactions with the students and staff, but look forward to more time with my family, as well as the new adventures that lie ahead.  Please pray for me as I begin a new chapter in my life. Please also pray for the success of ...
    Posted Jan 28, 2019, 8:05 AM by Gary Clayton
  • WESTERN CATHOLIC UNION CATHOLIC GRADE SCHOOL GRANT: The WCU is offering 20-$500 tuition grants for the 2019-2020 school year.  The eligibility requirements are as follows:Student must attend a Catholic Grade SchoolStudent must be a WCU life or annuity member.At least one parent of the student must be a WCU life or annuity member.Copies of the Grade School Grant application are available in our school office.  If a student is in the 8th grade, a High School Scholarship form must be completed, not a Grade School Grant form. The deadline for submission is February 20, 2019.
    Posted Jan 28, 2019, 8:05 AM by Gary Clayton
  • QCES CURRICULUM MAPPING MONTHLY UPDATE: In January, the teachers from Blessed Sacrament, St. Dominic, St. Francis, and St. Peter started working on their science curriculum maps again.  The prekindergarten, kindergarten, 1st grade and 2nd grade teachers met in grade levels to add details to their maps.  The maps contain seven components: standards, essential questions, content, skills, assessment, resources, and technology.  Over the next few months, information explaining each component will be shared.Standards:  Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards (prekindergarten)Next Generation Science Standards (kindergarten - 8th grade)curriculum aligned with state and national standardsEssential Questions:  overarching questions that provide a focus for the unit and guide instructionaligned with the big ideas, concepts, or themes“why is this important”Sample:Standard ...
    Posted Jan 28, 2019, 8:04 AM by Gary Clayton
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