Dominican Wins JCPenney Sales for School Spirit

JCPenney Lakeside Major Appliance Supervisor Keith Kravet presents Jamie Lassere, Vice President of Advancement at St. Mary’s Dominican High School, with the JCPenney Sales for School Spirit trophy, recognizing Dominican taking first place in the secondary school division. Ethel Schoeffner Elementary School in Destrehan took first place in the elementary school division. JCPenney counted points… Read More

Dominican Holds Spanish Honor Society Induction

St. Mary’s Dominican High inducted 31 students into Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, Chapter Las Adelitas, established this fall. Spanish teacher and moderator Claudia Vallejo said the students selected the name, “Las Adelitas,” in honor of the women who participated in the Mexican Revolution as commanders, soldiers, and nurses. Spanish Honor Society membership requirements include: enrollment in… Read More

Children of All Ages Celebrate Baby Jesus

BREAKFAST WITH BABY JESUS PHOTO GALLERY Children of all ages celebrated the Christmas season with family and friends at St. Mary’s Dominican High School’s annual Breakfast with Baby Jesus. Nearly 400 attended the December 9th event, hosted by the Alumnae Association. A Living Nativity, presented by the Dominican High School Drama Club, took center stage… Read More

Dominican’s Adopt-A-Family Brings Christmas to Community

Sharing the spirit of Christmas, St. Mary’s Dominican High School’s Annual Adopt-A-Family adopted 59 families (a total of 182 individuals), who are connected to the Dominican community. Thirty-five of the adopted families were from the Catholic Charities agency, St. Mary of the Angels Early Head Start and Head Start program for infants and toddlers. There were… Read More

Stop the Bleed Teaches Students Life-Saving Steps

In the Sr. Ambrose Reggio, O.P. Gymnasium, members of Dominican’s Student Council gathered around tables to learn the ABCs of responding to life-threatening bleeding injuries during an emergency. Using machines that simulated bleeding, each student took a turn applying compression and packing a wound site. They also learned the proper way to apply tourniquets. These… Read More

Multicultural Festival Celebrates Cultures from Around the World

The world’s unique cultures were celebrated at St. Mary’s Dominican High School’s Multicultural Festival, presented by the school’s Multicultural Club during a student assembly that opened with a student fashion show featuring a colorful array of dresses from countries, including South Africa, Spain, Mexico, India, and Vietnam.  Martial arts demonstrations, vocal performances, and Hip Hop,… Read More

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