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BERNAT NAMED DCC’S ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL

BERNAT NAMED DCC’S ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL

Joyce Taylor, Contributer

January 8, 2018


Filed under Elementary, Showcase

    Headmaster Gretchen Caruso (left) welcomes Carol Bernat of Punxsutawney as the new principal of DuBois Central Catholic Elementary School.  A member of Saints Cosmas & Damian Parish, Bernat joins Dawn Bressler, middle & high principal, on the Administrative Team, supervised...

DCC Second Graders Go on Retreat in Preparation for First Penance

DCC Second Graders Go on Retreat in Preparation for First Penance

January 5, 2018


Filed under Elementary, Showcase

The DCC second grade and St. Francis second grade got together for a Retreat on Thursday.  Mrs. Dutra and several DCC seniors facilitated the day that included various lessons with crafts and activities. This retreat helped prepare the students for the sacrament of Penance which they will receive soon.   Phot...

DCC 4th Graders Enjoy Title I Christmas Around the World Activity

DCC 4th Graders Enjoy Title I Christmas Around the World Activity

December 13, 2017


Filed under Elementary, Showcase

What a great time these 4th graders had learning about how various countries celebrate the holiday of Christmas.  This project included discovery, research, and of course lots of fun! Photos by Sherry Anderson and Makenzie Park

DCC 4th Grade – Our Teacher TOLD Us to Make Paper Airplanes!

DCC 4th Grade – Our Teacher TOLD Us to Make Paper Airplanes!

December 4, 2017


Filed under Elementary, Showcase

Fourth grade students in Mrs. Maurer's class enjoyed a lesson that involved paper airplanes.  Does school get any better than this? ...

DCC Kindergarten and First Grade Recreate the First Thanksgiving

DCC Kindergarten and First Grade Recreate the First Thanksgiving

Candace Andres, Jr. Cartdinal Chatter

November 20, 2017


Filed under Elementary, Showcase

This celebration of Thanksgiving gives the kids a hands on learning experience and fun activities to participate in. It is a day most students remember for years to come. Students either portray Native Americans or Pilgrims.   Teachers have the students make little hats with names they picked out for...

DCC 3rd Grade Enjoys Making Math Turkeys

DCC 3rd Grade Enjoys Making Math Turkeys

Rachel Aravich, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Elementary, Showcase, Uncategorized

Mrs. Stoey's 3rd Grade math class had a lot of fun figuring out who much food would be needed for Thanksgiving and doing the math to figure it out.   What they did overall: Each part of the long problem involved different math skills. The students had to use the skills to help the characte...

DCC First Graders Love Veterans

DCC First Graders Love Veterans

November 7, 2017


Filed under Elementary, Showcase

We interview a few first grade students at DCC to see what they would say to a Veteran, why they thought they were important and how they would describe a soldier.  Of course, they had great answers.

Flex Day Peek at DCC Preschool and 3rd Grade

Flex Day Peek at DCC Preschool and 3rd Grade

October 26, 2017


Filed under Elementary, Showcase

Just pictures! Photos by Amanda Rossi, Mia Meholick, and Natasha Kunselman

DCC Elementary Enjoys Carnegie Science Roadshow

DCC Elementary Enjoys Carnegie Science Roadshow

October 13, 2017


Filed under Elementary, Showcase

The elementary students enjoyed an assembly presentation and interactive stations about anatomy.  High school students were at each station to lead the students in science discovery.  According to Mrs. Chollock who coordinates this event each year, "It is a great way to get the students excited about...

Picture Day in the DCC Elementary Wing

Picture Day in the DCC Elementary Wing

October 10, 2017


Filed under Elementary, Showcase

It was great to see so many young people in their best outfits with great smile today.  We thought we would share. Pictures by Addison White

Fourth Grades Learns About St. Francis

Fourth Grades Learns About St. Francis

October 9, 2017


Filed under Elementary, Showcase

Students in 4th grade learned about the beloved St. Francis who worked with the poor and had a great love of animals.  The students brought in stuffed animals as a reminder of his love for all creation and received a special blessing from Fr. David Whiteford who is a new member of the DCC faculty this...

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