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DCC Preschool Students Celebrate “Cocoa and Carols”

December 22, 2021

Mrs. Morgan's DCC Preschool Class offered their parents the gift of "Cocoa and Carols" this year.  So they bundled up in coats and hats and sang songs with motions and rang jingle bells outside the building...

DCC First Grade Enacts “The Polar Express” Train Ride

December 20, 2021

The beloved children's book, The Polar Express, has been a part of Christmas week for first graders at DCC for many years thanks to retired teachers, Mrs. Brenda Aravich and Mrs. Barb Dettore.   The...

DCC Second Grade “Travels” to Learn about Christmas Around the World

December 18, 2021

This week 2nd grade traveled the world to discover how countries including Sweden, Mexico, France, Italy, and Germany celebrate Christmas. Next week they will travel to Israel to conclude their travels...

DCC First Grade Students Design Animal Balloon Floats

DCC First Grade Students Design Animal Balloon Floats

November 25, 2021

Students in Ms. Finalle's first grade class read the book Balloons over Broadway.  Then they watched a video about how they make the balloons for the Macy’s Day parade. Each student designed an animal...

DCC Preschool Students Celebrate Thanksgiving

November 25, 2021

With an attitude of gratitude and joyful laughter, students in the DCC preschool classes enjoyed a meal together on Wednesday.  They began the meal with grace and ended the meal with laughter.  Happy...

Thanksgiving Feasts Celebrated at DCC

November 22, 2021

Students in first grade and all day preschool enjoyed learning about Thanksgiving and enjoying a meal together.  They gathered at a long table in the gym and prayed together to thank God for the food. ...

DCC Second Grade Enjoys Stream Activity Related to Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 16, 2021

According to STREAM teacher, Mrs. Chris Felix, the students read the book Balloons over Broadway.  The story is about the history of the Macy’s parade and  how an inventor made balloons that articulate...

DCC Kindergarten Goes on a Leaf Safari

DCC Kindergarten Goes on a Leaf Safari

November 14, 2021

This past week the kindergarten enjoyed the nice weather with a walk near the building to collect leaves along with their teachers, Mrs. Kelle Pompeii and Mrs. Stacey Frank.  Then they drew examples of...

DCC Seniors Provide Retreat for Fifth Graders Based on Change

DCC Seniors Provide Retreat for Fifth Graders Based on “Change”

November 8, 2021

A group of DCC seniors created activities and lessons for the fifth grade class retreat.  Under the direction of their theology teacher and Central's Campus Minister, Mrs. Becky Dutra, the seniors chose...

DCC Fifth Graders Solve a Mystery Using Forensic Science

November 2, 2021

Students in Mrs. Kristy Snyder's class had an educational lesson as part of their Halloween festivities.  They used simulated blood to learn about the the different blood types and the positive and negative...

DCC Seniors Provide Ten Commandments Based Retreat for Fourth Grade

DCC Seniors Provide Ten Commandments Based Retreat for Fourth Grade

November 1, 2021

A group of DCC seniors created activities and lessons for the fourth grade class retreat.  Under the direction of their theology teacher and Central's Campus Minister, Mrs. Becky Dutra, the seniors planned...

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