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Visual impairment in children is on the rise. What should you do?

Visual impairment in children is on the rise. Is there an increase in visual impairment among children? As a parent, when was the last time you took your child to the optometrist? “There has been an increase in visual impairment among children. This is because they spend so much time on their tablets and cellphones,” …

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St Dominics Newcastle to battle it out with 1 300 learners

St Dominics to host Curro sports tournament, which will be of epic proportions. Come March 8, a staggering yet impressive 1 300 children will descend upon St Dominics Newcastle from various parts of South Africa. This monster Curro event promises to showcase an array of the country’s top performing athletes. Hailing from KwaZulu-Natal, the Free State …

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St Dominics Newcastle dominates Midmar Mile

St Dominics Newcastle takes the plunge As one of the most popular open water challenges, the Midmar Mile draws thousands of competitive swimmers. Taking the plunge, six learners from St Dominics Newcastle travelled to Midmar Dam with the intention of dominating the challenging race. Abigail Peters finished with a time of 24 minutes and 26 …

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St Dominics Newcastle celebrates St Valentine’s Day

St Dominics Newcastle embraces the day of love St Valentine’s Day holds a special place in the hearts of those who believe in the power of love. Celebrating the special day, St Dominics Newcastle learners had the opportunity to dress up and create a festive atmosphere at their school. With an atmosphere of love prevailing …

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Local philanthropist encourages girl power

Local philanthropist encourages girl power A male dominated world is becoming a thing of the past, with women adding their compassionate touch to our environment. This is evident within the ranks of St Dominics Newcastle’s Power Circle. A power circle is an initiative formed by Leave No Girl Behind founders, Haseena and Shameema Patel. The …

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Brace yourself for a Lekker Resies

Brace yourself for the Amajuba Lekker Resies For those seeking a change in their daily routine, brace yourselves for a day filled with excitement. Come March 3, one of Newcastle’s largest and massively supported events will get underway at the annual Amajuba Lekker Resies. Set to take place at Majuba Lodge, Newcastillians can look forward …

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