Saint Dominic School
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Saint Dominic Parish - Holy Week Schedule

Partners in Faith

Recent studies have revealed that many Catholic children leave the Faith when they leave high school. Those who remain faithful come from families who follow four “best practices.” See the main feature on page one for details.

If your family was invited to dinner with Jesus, would you go? Of course! The main feature on page two outlines all the ways your children benefit from attending Mass.

Jesus Christ must be the center of our lives, and all of us, regardless of our vocation, are called to have a deep, living intimacy with Him. The Scripture Lesson on page two illustrates how to help children to cultivate that deep friendship with Christ.

Click here for the April edition of Partners in Faith!
Dress Code Reminder

Summer Uniform begins, Monday, April 8, 2024

*Please note:
  • It is important to keep the current weather in mind.
  • Students are welcome to wear either their winter or summer uniforms.
  • They cannot "mix and match" some winter, some summer uniform items. They must wear either their summer uniform or their winter uniform.
Please click here to review the Dress Code
PTA Meeting Reminder

P.T.A. Mother & Son - Night of Fun

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Follow the Yellow Brick Road - Message to the Cast!

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First Holy Communion

First Communion will be held on Saturday, May 4th at 9:00 AM. Please pray for our second graders as they receive the Precious Body of Our Lord Jesus Christ for the very first time.

"Lord Jesus Christ, bless the children coming forward to receive Holy Communion for the first time.May this day be the step toward a life-long love of the Eucharist. Give them a hunger for this sacred food so that they turn to you for comfort, guidance, and wisdom as they grow into full discipleship.Thank you for their innocence and goodness. May their hands, extended in anticipation of your body and blood, inspire all of us to cherish this sacred Sacrament. Amen."

Renaissance Star 360 Assessments

The third, and final, window of Renaissance Star 360 testing is scheduled for April 22, 2024.

Students in grades 2-8 will each complete a 20 minute online assessment in Reading and Math.

Results will be sent home when all testing has been completed.

St. Dominic School Students Win Brick Elks Americanism Essay Contest

Congratulations are extended to many of our students for their efforts in the 2023-2024 Americanism Essay Contest sponsored by the Brick Elks Lodge of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America. Students were asked to author an essay answering the question, “What Does the Bill of Rights Mean to Me” St. Dominic School students rose above the competition explaining what dream they have for the United States of America.

This year there were four divisions which included 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grades. The winners for each division are as follows:

Grade 5:

1st Place - Fianna Harrington

2nd Place - Peter McCoy

3rd Place - Abigail Ferullo

Grade 6: 

1st Place - Jack Ducey (2nd place District Winner)

2nd Place - Katherine Farrell

3rd Place - Isabella Deresz

Grade 7:

1st Place - Reagan Brater (2nd place District Winner)

2nd Place - Damiana Dalleo

3rd Place - Catelyn Gambert (1st place District Winner)

Grade 8:

1st Place - Katherine Klimchek

2nd Place - Catherine Dunn

3rd Place - Kaylee Davis

These winners will move on to the next level of competition at the District Level and possibly the State and National levels. Let’s go Blue Jays!

An awards luncheon will also be held in April at the Brick Elks Lodge. Our winners are excited to attend the festivities with their families. Saint Dominic School is extremely proud of these students’ accomplishments, and we congratulate them on this wonderful honor!

P.T.A. Cupcake Fundraiser

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April Lunch Menu

Welcome to the Blue Jay Café!

Lunch will be $5.00 for a daily lunch purchase.

Meal tickets may be purchased in advance by purchasing a lunch card. Lunch cards ares sold in increments of 10 or 20 meals. 10 meals for $45.00 or $20 meals for $90.00. *Please note if you purchase a lunch card you are saving $5.00 on 10 lunches and $10.00 on 20 lunches.  

If you have multiple children in the school please only send in one check as siblings share a family lunch card.

If you have any questions please email

Please also note the following:

  • All money for hot lunch options, bagels, and/or salads must be sent to school in an envelope marked with the students name and homeroom and will be collected by the teacher upon taking the morning lunch count. ONLY money for the purchase of lunch will be collected at that time.
  • Any money for a child wishing to purchase a snack from the snack stand must remain with the child and be utilized directly at the stand.
  • Lunch tickets remain at school and are distributed as needed.
  • Lunch Tickets are for complete meals only and may not be used to purchase snacks. 
  • A 2nd slice of pizza is $2.00 on Tuesday and Friday.
  • All checks must be made payable to St. Dominic School. Parents are asked to include the student's name and homeroom on the check.
  • All of the prices at the snack stand are the same this school year. Please check the menu for prices.

Reminder: In the event of an emergency or if your child forgets their lunch or lunch money, they will be allowed to charge for that day. Payment of that charge must be remitted the following day.

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Diocesan Tuition Assistance for the 2024-2025 School Year

Tuition assistance is awarded each year to families with children in Grades K-12 through the Diocesan Tuition Assistance Program. Financial awards are made based on financial need. In order to ensure a fair and impartial analysis, applications are made through FACTS Management.

There are two application rounds in which families can apply. The deadline for the first round ends on March 1, 2024; however, parents who missed the deadline can still apply during Round 2. 

Applications that are submitted for Round 2 must be submitted by May 13, 2024.

Please be aware that applications are not complete until all supporting documents are uploaded, faxed, or received through USPS mail.

Click here for further information and to apply for tuition assistance

Yearbooks - Online Sale!

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Kid's Heart Challenge - Thank You!

Saint Dominic Parish Youth Group Flower Sale

OCTVS Grants Admission to their Academy of Law & Public Safety to an 8th Grade Student

Joseph Fabbricatore has been accepted in to Academy of Law & Public Safety, a division of the Ocean County Vocational Technical School District and has accepted the invitation to join their Class of 2028.

The mission of the Academy of Law and Public Safety is to provide a rigorous theme-based curriculum in conjunction with community and higher education partnerships. Ocean County students acquire knowledge, skills and professional ethics while utilizing the latest technology related to criminal justice.

Congratulations Joseph!

April Dates to Remember

April 8

School Re-opens

Spring Uniform Begins

P.T.A. Meeting at 6:00 P.M.

April 15

Communication Alert

April 22

Renaissance Star 360 #3 Begins

April 26

Progress Reports (K-2)

Mother & Son - Night of Fun

April 30

Communication Alert

School Drama Production

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