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New Teachers At DCC: Welcome, Mrs.Loudon

Mrs. Loudon

Michaela Armanini, Staff Writer

September 16, 2020

DuBois Central Catholic is thrilled to introduce a few new friendly faces to our DCC community! Mrs. Loudon is one of our newest additions to the B-Wing, where she teaches all subjects to her second grade class. “I am so excited about being back in the classroom and to be doing what I’m most pas...

DCC is Back to In-Person Instruction!

Mrs. Snyder's Class

Michaela Armanini, Staff Writer

September 15, 2020

After five long months of navigating the challenges of the Covid19 pandemic, school is finally back in session for DuBois Central Catholic! Because DCC is continuing in-person instruction, there are many aspects of our school that have changed and stayed the same, such as our school’s environment, ...

A Fun & Colorful Faith Activity for Kindergarten at DCC

A Fun & Colorful Faith Activity for Kindergarten at DCC

Rachel Aravich, Senior Editor

March 6, 2020

Mrs. Felix taught Mrs. Pompeii's and Mrs.Frank's kindergarten classes more about God. There were big circles cut out in every color of the rainbow to represent the colors of Skittles. Each circle had a Bible verse written on it with another circle in the same color that had a simple version for the children...

Elementary Classes Celebrate Mardi Gras

Elementary Classes Celebrate Mardi Gras

Dan Cooley, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

On Tuesday, February 25th, the 1st and 2nd grade classes threw parties to celebrate Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday. Students wore beads and masks and enjoyed an assortments of snacks and treats to enjoy while they celebrated. What a wonderful way to prepare to start the  Lenten season!  

DCC Kindergarten’s Valentines Day Party

Daniel Cooley, Staff Writer

February 17, 2020

Last Friday, Mrs. Pompeii and Mrs. Frank's kindergarten classes celebrated the holiday with a Valentines Day party.  During the Valentines Day celebration, students ate treats made especially for the holiday and played fun games.  They even exchanged Valentines with each other.

Valentine Math in Kindergarten

Valentine Math in Kindergarten

Rachel Aravich, Senior Editor

February 11, 2020

Mrs. Frank's Kindergarten class did a fun activity for Valentine's Day with a little math twist. They used candy hearts for this activity with heart placemats they colored. The students estimated how may hearts were in the box, sorted them by color, counted them, graphed, and even got to eat them! This...

DCC Kindergarten Enjoyed Learning about the Letter P

DCC Kindergarten Enjoyed Learning about the Letter P

February 9, 2020

Learning is always fun in Kindergarten!  Check out these amazing smiles!

Officer Phil Teaches Elementary Students About Respect

Officer Phil Teaches Elementary Students About Respect

January 23, 2020

With a little bit of magic, Officer Phil shared his message of having respect for others and the environment.  The elementary students at DCC enjoyed the show and even participated in it. Children received materials they could take home so that they can share the information from the assembly with...

DCC First Graders Take on Dinosaurs

DCC First Graders Take on Dinosaurs

Jaci Mennetti, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

Mrs. Aravich and Mrs. Dettore's first grade had lots of fun to end their week last Friday as they became paleontologists for the day. They did a great deal of digging to try to find dinosaurs in Dino eggs. This activity was an excellent way for the energetic first graders to learn more about dinosaurs...

DCC Kindergarten Tests the Concepts of Sinking and Floating

DCC Kindergarten Tests the Concepts of Sinking and Floating

Sam Harris, Staff Writer

January 9, 2020

Today, the Kindergarteners of Mrs. Pompeii's class participated in the Sink or Float experiment. In this test, the kids took several items and a bin of water, and hypothesized if the item they had would sink or float! After they were confident in their answer, they would drop the object into the water...

DCC Kindergarten Feed their Feathered Friends

DCC Kindergarten Feed their Feathered Friends

January 8, 2020

In learning about the letter "F", the Kindergarten students took the effort to make natural feeders to hang in the trees outside the school.  The birds will enjoy the treat and these students will not soon forget the lesson from their creative teachers, Mrs. Kelle Pompeii and Mrs. Stacey Frank. ...

DCC Kindergarten Learns Sight Words Using Shaving Cream

DCC Kindergarten Learns Sight Words Using Shaving Cream

Jaci Mennetti, Staff Writer

January 2, 2020

Mrs. Pompeii's Kindergarten always find learning to be fun.   In this activity, they were spelling out sight words using shaving cream. Sight words are commonly used, short words that young kids are encouraged to memorize. The point of them being called "sight words" is that they are supposed to be...

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