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DCC Elementary Art Students Support Footloose

DCC Elementary Art Students Support Footloose

Sherry Anderson, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under Elementary, Showcase, Uncategorized

Ms. Roy's elementary art students used their creativity to help decorate the hallways for the upcoming musical, Footloose. They decorated old 33 rpm records, designed colorful high tops, and even drew Rubik's cubes, all examples of 80’s memorabilia. These art works will be displayed throughout the...

DCC First Grade Learns about Metalwork with BCAT

DCC First Grade Learns about Metalwork with BCAT

Madison Gill, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under Elementary, Showcase, Uncategorized

On Friday, March 3, the first graders enjoyed a special lesson from some BCAT (Brockway Center for Arts and Technology) employees. They learned how to imprint a little metal coin, with shapes, and even added a string to make it a necklace! The metal circles were placed on a wood slab with grooves in...

DCC First Grade Learns About the Mass

DCC First Grade Learns About the Mass

Rachel Aravich, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019


Filed under Elementary, Showcase, Uncategorized

The first grade was visited by Msgr. Kaza on Tuesday, March 6th. He read a special book for the kids, which was called "A Child's Guide to Mass". He explained to the kids why we celebrate Mass and what happens during the Mass. Kaza used the words "Word" and  "Meal" to explain the process of Mass....

DCC Kindergarten Practices Counting on the 100th Day of School

DCC Kindergarten Practices Counting on the 100th Day of School

February 7, 2019


Filed under Elementary, Showcase

DCC Kindergarten put on their special 100 day hats and got busy counting to celebrate the 100th day of school.

DCC Kindergarten Enjoys Art Activity with BCAT

DCC Kindergarten Enjoys Art Activity with BCAT

February 7, 2019


Filed under Elementary, Showcase

According to Ms. Emily Roy, elementary art teacher, Brockway Center for Arts and Technology visited the art classroom, February 6th. They made clay projects with the kindergarten students. The projects are art for the Noah’s Ark in the back of the school.  The students had a great experience. ...

Mobile Agriculture Education Science Lab Comes to DCC

Mobile Agriculture Education Science Lab Comes to DCC

Sherry Anderson, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Elementary, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

The week of January 28th through February 1st, the Mobile Ag Ed Science Lab will be at DCC. They will be holding five to six 50 minute classes about agricultural science in a 40ft trailer which will provide students with 12 work stations. Each station provides space for 2-3 students to complete hands-on...

4th Grade Retreat Teaches about the Commandments

4th Grade Retreat Teaches about the Commandments

Madison Gill, Staff Writer

January 11, 2019


Filed under Elementary, Showcase, Uncategorized

On Thursday, January 10th the 4th grade class had a retreat based around the Ten Commandments. They played games, like hopscotch, and "don't let the balloons touch the floor" where the balloons represented the commandments and the floor represented sinning. The junior class helped out, and the kids had...

DCC First Grade Enjoys the Polar Express

DCC First Grade Enjoys the Polar Express

December 20, 2018


Filed under Elementary, Showcase

It has become a tradition that Mrs. Aravich and Mrs. Dettore, the first grade teachers lead students through a reenactment of The Polar Express.  The students wear their pajamas to school and start their voyage in the hallway outside their classroom.  Mrs. Aravich reads the story and then blows a ...

Elementary Christmas Family Celebrations

Elementary Christmas Family Celebrations

Madison Gill, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Elementary, Showcase

On Sunday, December 16th, at 2 pm kindergarten through 5th grade will present Cookies & Carols - A Family Celebration of Christmas, and an afternoon full of music and song, followed by a gathering in the cafeteria.   On Friday, December 21st, at 9 am the Pre-School students will present...

Kindergarten Enjoys Making Christmas Gifts!

Kindergarten Enjoys Making Christmas Gifts!

Makenzie Park, Senior Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under Elementary, Showcase, Uncategorized

Mrs. Pompeii's kindergarten class made wonderful presents for their parents. The class decorated paper bags with their own style and made creative gifts to put inside. The children will take their gifts home to give to their parents on Christmas Day.

DCC Elementary Students Enjoy the Fun of Halloween

DCC Elementary Students Enjoy the Fun of Halloween

Rachel Aravich, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Elementary, Showcase, Uncategorized

Preschool through fifth grade had Halloween parties today. Each classroom enjoyed a lot of food and candy that the homeroom moms provided. There were also a lot of fun activities that suited each age group. The kids always have a blast when we have holiday parties!

DCC 3rd Grade Review with Technology – Photo Gallery

DCC 3rd Grade Review with Technology – Photo Gallery

October 30, 2018


Filed under Elementary, Showcase

Third graders reviewing science vocabulary using Quizlet live! 

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