Welcome to Dominican – Open House 2018

On October 18, we opened our doors and welcomed hundreds of families to ‘Experience Dominican’ at the annual Open House. The tours started in the Gayle and Tom Benson Science and Technology Complex. Visitors toured the campus, led by our wonderful student guides. Our guests experienced Dominican, and all it has to offer, by interacting with… Read More

Elyse Harrison Named Recruitment Director

St. Mary’s Dominican High School has named Elyse Harrison Recruitment Director. Harrison holds a Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, in Psychological Studies from Loyola University New Orleans. Prior to joining Dominican, she was with Loyola’s Office of Admissions and Breakthrough New Orleans. Harrison is a 2013 Dominican graduate and recipient of the school’s Veritas… Read More

Dominican Inducts 33 Students Into National Art Honor Society

St. Mary’s Dominican High School’s National Art Honor Society (NAHS) inducted 33 members during ceremonies. Guest speakers were Fr. John Restrepo, O.P, Dominican’s Chaplain and an artist, and Christy Wood, co-owner of LeMieux Gallery. NAHS, designed specifically for high school students in grades 9-12, was established in 1978 by the National Art Education Association to… Read More

DominiCAN Scarecrow in the Mardi Gras Spirit

Channeling the festive spirit of Mardi Gras, the “DominiCAN You Throw Me Something Mister” scarecrow was the St. Mary’s Dominican High School National Art Honor Society (NAHS) entry for the Fall Garden Festival Scarecrow Contest at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park. The annual scarecrow contest invites individuals, families, businesses, civic organizations and… Read More

55 Students Inducted into National Honor Society

At St. Mary’s Dominican High School, 55 students were inducted into the National Honor Society. Membership into the National Honor Society is based on the four pillars of character, scholarship, leadership and service. Eligibility requirements for membership in Dominican’s chapter are: attending school as a junior or senior, maintaining a minimum 3.75 (A) average, demonstrating… Read More

The Universal Language of Food

Food presented no language barriers to students in Mrs. Claudia Vallejo’s Spanish III Honors class video when they conferenced with students at Madre María Mazzarello High School, a Catholic school in Medellin, Colombia. It was the classes’ second Skype session and their teachers had selected food as the topic. Students exchanged recipes and showed their cooked… Read More

Sudden Impact Lessons

St. Mary’s Dominican High School Sophomores learned life lessons about the consequences of impaired driving, distracted driving and not using a seat belt when they attended a Sudden Impact program at University Medical Center (UMC) and Touro Infirmary. The seven-hour program for high school sophomores was created by the LSU Level 1 Trauma Center in… Read More