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St. Dominic student a scholarship?

If you have questions, you may contact the parent hotline (309) 416-0741 or scholars@empowerillinois.org  
The regular parent hotline hours will be 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Central Time, Monday through Friday. 

Upcoming Events

Monday, Jan. 21

  • No School – Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday.
Tuesday, Jan 22
  • January Birthdays Out of Dress Code Day
Wednesday, Jan. 23
  • Mass @ 8:30 a.m. with 6th grade ministry leaders.
  • “Hot Choco-latte Day”-$1.00 charge, hosted by the 5th grade.
Friday, Jan. 25
  • Report Cards sent home.
  • School Spirit Day.  Students may wear their Spirit Shirt with dress-code bottoms.

St. Dominc School Calendar




Latest News

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  • EMPOWER ILLINOIS TUITION SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS: The Empower Illinois Scholarship application process for the 2019-2020 school year opened on Tuesday, January 15th at 7:00 p.m.  The application is a two-part process. Part one is a brief reservation form which will timestamp applications. Parents will go to EmpowerIllinois.org to access the reservation form to begin the application.  Only 1 reservation form is required per family, even if you are applying for several students.  Submitting this form will timestamp your reservation.   Beginning Friday, January 18, families who completed part one will receive an email to access part two in their empowerXchange portal. Part two is when they will upload household and income documents, and complete the full application. Empower Illinois encourages ...
    Posted Jan 18, 2019, 7:24 AM by Gary Clayton
  • CONGRATULATIONS CONGRATULATIONS to Ava P. on winning 3rd place in her division of the Right to Life poster contest! Great job, Ava!
    Posted Jan 18, 2019, 7:23 AM by Gary Clayton
  • BIG LOTS FRIENDS & FAMILY WEEKEND: Take 20%  off your entire purchase this weekend, Saturday, January 19th and Sunday, January 20th.  Coupon is not necessary as they will scan it for everyone who purchases.  
    Posted Jan 18, 2019, 7:22 AM by Gary Clayton
  • TRIVIA NIGHT: St. Dominic PTO will once again be hosting a trivia night set for Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the school gym.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. It’s music trivia with a twist! There will be silent auction, 50/50, and an all-you-can-eat nacho bar for $10.00.  You may also bring your own snacks and of course it’s BYOB. $125.00 per table of up to 10 people. Walk-ins are welcome and will be assigned to a table by the PTO committee.  Contact Penny Weiman at 217-430-0391 to make your reservation.
    Posted Jan 11, 2019, 8:23 AM by Gary Clayton
  • HOLOCAUST PRESENTATION: On Thursday, January 17th or 8th graders will have a presentation on the Holocaust.  Carla Gordon will be here to share information as well as family experiences.  The presentation will be from 10:40-11:40 a.m. 8th grade parents are invited to attend.  
    Posted Jan 11, 2019, 8:23 AM by Gary Clayton
  • VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO STUFF FUND DRIVE ENVELOPES: The Enrollment and Marketing Committee is preparing for our school’s Annual Fund Drive, and is asking for volunteers to help stuff the envelopes for mailing.  They are meeting at school next Thursday, January 17th at 6:00 p.m. to stuff the envelopes.  Any parents that would like to help out and earn service hours also are welcome to join them.  
    Posted Jan 11, 2019, 8:22 AM by Gary Clayton
  • EMPOWER ILLINOIS TUITION SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS: The Empower Illinois Scholarship application process for the 2019-2020 school year will open on Tuesday, January 15th at 7:00 p.m.  The application is a two-part process.  Parents will access EmpowerIllinois.org to access the reservation form to begin the application.  Submitting this form will timestamp your reservation. Only 1 reservation form is required per family, even if you are applying for several students.    Once your reservation form is submitted, you will be emailed instructions on accessing the student portal. Beginning Friday, January 18th, you can use the student portal to complete part 2 of the application.  Empower Illinois encourages families to submit their applications before January 28,, 2019 to have the best chance ...
    Posted Jan 11, 2019, 8:21 AM by Gary Clayton
  • SPECIAL THANKS FROM THE FACULTY AND STAFF: Thanks so much to the PTO Board for organizing and hosting a wonderful Christmas luncheon for the faculty and school & parish staffs on Thursday, and to the parents who provided the delicious meal.  What a wonderful treat!  Thanks, also, to the parents who helped serve the meal and to those who monitored the office and assisted with lunchroom and recess supervision so that the teachers and staff could all eat together at the same time.  Finally, thanks to the PTO for the gift cards we received and your thoughtfulness to us this holiday season.  We are very grateful to all for your kindness and generosity.
    Posted Dec 17, 2018, 6:55 AM by Gary Clayton
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