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Literacy

Believe and Read Partnered with Groves Academy We are thrilled to be a part of the Believe and Read program in partnership with Groves Academy.  This partnership is made possible through the Catholic School Center of Excellence.  All of our students in Grades K-3 spend 90-120 minutes per day in literacy and writing instruction.  The …

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In the News

Press Releases: There are a lot of things to be excited about at St. Dominic School! Read below for some of the Newsworthy stories. St. Dominic School Partners with Groves Academy in Literacy Northfield, MN, November 13, 2019 —The Catholic Schools Center of Excellence (CSCOE), a nonprofit organization with a two-part mission of achieving excellence and …

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Dress Code Policy

ALL students in grades K-4 are expected to follow the dress code guidelines for appropriate dress on a daily basis. Please click here to be directed to our LandsEnd school’s uniform page. We also have periodic sales with Larson Printing throughout the year. Students in grades Preschool/Pre-kindergarten and 5th-8th grade are expected to follow the …

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Get Involved

Volunteers are an intricate part of our school, and we require all K-8 families to complete 15 hours and 10 hours for Preschool/PreKindergarten only families each school year. If you would prefer to not volunteer, There is a buy-out option of $300 per family. VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Recess Helper Lunchroom Helper Classroom Volunteer Take an active …

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Schedule a Tour

Why St. Dominic School? Christian values Strong academics Optimal class sizes Specialists: Spanish, technology, music, PE, art, library Electives: band, orchestra, athletics School hours 8:00-2:30 p.m. Close-knit community based on family values Bus service by Northfield Public Schools (must be in the Northfield School District) Before and after school care Hot lunch program made in-house …

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Athletics

Sport Teams Fall Girls Volleyball Winter Girls Basketball Boys Basketball Go Saints! Click below for the athletic permission slip. Athletics Registration Paperwork Contact nickbornhauser@schoolofstdominic.org or 507-645-8136 if you have any questions or concerns!

About Us

Did you know? St. Dominic School inspires children to excel as confident leaders, critical thinkers, and responsible citizens in a Catholic, values-based community. Areas of Emphasis: Believe and Read Literacy Program powered by Groves Academy (K-3) Academic Excellence- Meeting and exceeding Minnesota State Academic Standards in all content areas Right-sized class sizes Individualized Instruction Enrichment …

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Middle School Spanish

We believe language is acquired through comprehensible input. Languages are not acquired by studying, traditional practice, or by listening and repeating. Languages are acquired as we hear or read messages that we can understand in the language. We choose stories, videos, mini-novels, current events, and relevant content that is compelling to our students, to make …

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Middle School STEM

STEM Education The STEM program for our middle school is something that happens on a daily basis! Our middle school students (grades 5-8) visit the STEM Lab/Maker Space at least 2-3 times per week, and this in addition to STEM that happens in the classroom. We introduce the concepts of science, technology, engineering, and math …

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Middle School Music

St. Dominic music program is based on the mission of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association and Minnesota Orff. The mission is dedicated to the creative music and movement approach developed by Carl Orff and Gunild Keetman. Orff and Keetman, two German composers, created this approach as a way to build an understanding of music in every …

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Middle School Art

Middle School Art Art lessons naturally incorporate discovery and exploration, like in elementary; but offer a higher level of knowledge and allow more time for mastery of skills. Students understand how the many tools and materials are used in class, continue to be introduced to new experiences and can take more time to create and …

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Middle School

Curriculum In our Middle School (Grades 5-8), students continue to develop the ability to think critically and become independent learners, while their core values, faith, and character formation become more clearly defined. Our middle school teachers get to know our students and their academic and emotional needs through right sized classes and a commitment to …

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