Upcoming Events

Monday, Feb 19

  • NO SCHOOL – Presidents” Day

Tuesday, Feb. 20

  • School Mall  Postcard Program begins. (See below)

Wednesday, Feb. 21

  • Mass at 8:30 a.m. with 5th grade leaders.
  • 5th grade to visit the IL Vet’s Home 

Friday, Feb .  23

  • Non-Dress Code Day
  • Spring Picture Day  (see below)
  • Grades 2 & 3 Visit the Art Center for an Activity, 8:40-10:30 A.M.
  • Fish Fry @ St. Anthony – 4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
  • Families with last names starting with K-S provide 2 pies or $10.00
  • to cover the cost of pies.

Tuition Assistance

FACTS Tuition Assistance Application

Empower Illinois Scholarship Application Opens Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 7:00 p.m.

We are pleased to announce the Empower Illinois scholarship application system will open on Tuesday, February 27 at 7:00 p.m. Our system has been enhanced to make it easier for families and to manage the demand expected for tax credit scholarships to private schools throughout Illinois.

The new application will be available through the Empower Illinois website. It will be a two-step process.
  1. Reserve: On Feb. 27 at 7:00 p.m. families will complete a brief online form containing name and contact information, child name and preferred school. This will time stamp your application for the first-come, first-served scholarships.
  1. Apply: After reserving your place in line, families will be emailed a unique link and use their reservation code to complete the application. Applications will be sent on a rolling basis, over the course of a few weeks. After receiving the application email, families will have 3 days to complete the application and submit all required documents.
Our goal with this two-step process is to make it easier for families and provide more time to ensure your application is accurate and complete.

We understand that as parents and guardians, your life is busy. That’s why the reservation system will be accessible from mobile devices as well. Everything you will need for the reservation step should be top of mind. Once you get your application link, please use a computer to submit the required documents and finish the application accurately, without rushing.

If a student has already received a scholarship award letter, they do not need to reserve or apply. However, all other students should reserve and apply through this system beginning Feb. 27, regardless of how far you may have gotten through our old application.

More information, including helpful documents, FAQs and instructions, can be found on our website.

We know your children only get one chance at a great education. We are grateful for your patience and trust as we work to improve access to quality education for every child, in every neighborhood.

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  • SPRING PICTURE DAY : Friday, February 23rd.  This is a non-dress code day.  Students wanting to be photographed should bring their completed Spring Picture Form with Chosen Look marked and package to be ordered, along with correct payment.  Checks should be made payable to Lifetouch.  There is also an option to order online.  To do so, use the Picture Day ID located on the order form
    Posted Feb 20, 2018, 8:27 AM by Gary Clayton
  • SCHOOL MALL POSTCARD CAMPAIGN: We will be participating once again in the School Mall Postcard Campaign, starting Tuesday, February 20th.  The program, which is based on new and renewal magazine subscriptions, helps schools earn funds to purchase much needed equipment, materials, supplies, etc.  Each student will receive a booklet of postcards and an explanation letter in an envelope with the words “ATTENTION PARENTS” across the top.  We ask you to complete all postcards in the booklets with names and addresses of family and friends and return them to school by Friday.  Students with completed packets receive a prize and have their names placed in a drawing for a Minion “Kevin” Robot, which will be held at the end of the week.  Our School ...
    Posted Feb 20, 2018, 8:26 AM by Gary Clayton
  • TUITION FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE APPLICATIONS FOR 2018-2019: Families who wish to apply for financial assistance for next year’s tuition need to complete the FACTS online application.  (There are no paper copies this year.)  A link to the application is on our school website (www.stdominicquioncy.org) under Registration Information and on the front page of the website.   You may begin applying on Monday, February 19th.  The deadline to apply is April 6th.  The 2017 Tax Return will be the required tax return for the 2018-2019 FACTS Application.  If you do not have access to a computer or the Internet, please contact the school.
    Posted Feb 20, 2018, 8:25 AM by Gary Clayton
  • QCES Running Club 2018: It is time to begin preparations for the THIRD season of Running Club at St. Dominic's.  We are in need of at least ONE parent who is willing to be the representative for St. Dominic.  This responsibility simply involves coordinating Running Club for St. Dominic (recruiting adult volunteers and student runners, hosting meeting days and times and ensuring student safety).  Without YOUR involvement, Running Club at St. Dominic's will be not an option for our students.   Running Club is for students in grades 4-8 (and younger with a responsible adult present at each practice) who meet three days per week for one hour to train for the Bridge the Gap 5K which is scheduled for May 19 ...
    Posted Feb 20, 2018, 8:25 AM by Gary Clayton
  • WESTERN CATHOLIC UNION CATHOLIC GRADE SCHOOL GRANT: The WCU is offering 20-$500 tuition grants for the 2018-2019 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 March 1, 2018.
    Posted Feb 15, 2018, 7:28 AM by Gary Clayton
  • QND OPEN HOUSE QND OPEN HOUSE will be held on Sunday, February 25, 1:00-3:00 p.m., at 1400 S. 11th Street, Quincy, IL.  Parents and students interested in attending QND are invited to attend.  Parents and Students will have the opportunity to meet QND students, parents and faculty, explore the school and discover the new things happening at QND.  The Schedule for QND Open House is as follows:1:00 p.m. – Welcome and overview with Principal Mark McDowell and QND students (QND Cafeteria)1:30 p.m. – “Ways to Make QND a Reality” presentation with question and answer session about financial assistance, completing the FACTS form, Gene Grawe Fund and more (QND Cafeteria)2:00-3:00 p.m ...
    Posted Feb 15, 2018, 7:26 AM by Gary Clayton
  • PARISH LENTEN FISH FRIES:  Fish Fries will be held at St. Dominic School on February 16, March 2, and March 16.  They will be held at St. Anthony Parish Hall on the alternate weeks of February 23, March 9, and March 23.  Carry outs are available.  Whole or Fillet Catfish dinners are $9.00, and Walleye dinners are $8.00.  Dinners include 3 sides, dessert, and drink.  A child’s dinner and fish sandwiches & fries are available for $5.00. Families are asked to provide pies/desserts, and are assigned according to the alphabet.  We will post those each week.  (See above for next Friday’s assigned group.) Help is still needed for the St. Dominic fish fries. If you can help at some ...
    Posted Feb 15, 2018, 7:26 AM by Gary Clayton
  • CYO VOLLEYBALL REGISTRATIONS FOR GRADES 3-8: Last day to register is next Thursday, February 15th.  Registration forms are available on the CYO website www.cyoquincy.org.  For more information, call Lori Quevillon, Blessed Sacrament School, at 228-1477 from 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
    Posted Feb 15, 2018, 7:24 AM by Gary Clayton
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