St. Mary's Dominican High School


A Welcomed Find

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A large, circular wood sign, dating to the early 1960s, was a welcomed find in storage at St. Mary’s Dominican High School. Dominican President Dr. Cynthia Thomas and DHS 1963 alumna Jamie Manders, DDS , hold the sign that will be in the Aquinas Hall foyer. Manders was among the students who painted the sign.   …Continue Reading

Senior Robotics Team Tours Laitram

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During a field trip to Laitram, Dominican’s Senior Robotics Team toured the firm’s assembly line, shipping, and the manufacturing area where conveyor belts are made. They also applied their engineering skills, constructing a pencil holder with the same materials that are used to build a conveyor belt. The firm was founded in 1946 by James   …Continue Reading

Big Sister Panel

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Recently, Dominican Big Sisters participated in a question and answer panel with their Little Sisters. The Seniors offered tips about academics, clubs, and friendships. They also shared about Rally Day and their best moments at DHS.

“This is not a scarecrow”

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The National Art Honor Society (NAHS) entered a scarecrow into the design competition at this weekend’s Fall Garden Festival at the Botanical Garden in City Park. Their scarecrow, titled “This is not a scarecrow,” was inspired by two artworks,”Son of Man” and “Treachery of Images,” from Surrealist painter Rene Magritte. Visit Dominican’s scarecrow in the Botanical   …Continue Reading

Fall Beach Sweep

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Members of the Ecology and Stewardship Club and the Biotechnology Club volunteered for the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation (LPBF) annual Fall Beach Sweep; a day designated to clean up the Lake Pontchartrain Basin. Students picked up debris and recorded their collections on data cards that catalogue and quantify the types and amounts of trash collected.   …Continue Reading

Combustion and Currency

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Members of the Science Club dipped bills of money in an alcohol/water solution and lit them. The alcohol burns off of the surface of the bill without burning the money. The experiment illustrates the process of combustion, the flammability of alcohol, and the special qualities of the material used to make currency.

Glorious Living Rosary

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The Dominican community recently celebrated the Living Rosary. This school tradition is presented by the school’s Drama Department and Office of Dominican Catholic Identity. Through prayer and dramatic interpretation, students become involved in praying the Rosary. The performance included song and dance using interpretive movements to visually explain The Glorious Mysteries. The event marks the 21st presentation   …Continue Reading

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