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Kindergarten Enjoys a Reading Lesson on the Ark

Kindergarten Enjoys a Reading Lesson on the Ark

August 30, 2019

Students in Mrs. Pompeii's Kindergarten class enjoyed an early reading lesson on Noah's Ark.  The students enjoyed the opportunity to be outdoors in the beautiful weather.  Completed this past spring, the ark was a project that BCAT developed to encourage early sensory learning.  What a wonderful...

DCC Celebrates 5th Grade Graduation

DCC Celebrates 5th Grade Graduation

June 3, 2019

On June 3,  the 5th grade class had their graduation. The class shared their career choices in a presentation.  Students received their diplomas, and officially graduated from 5th grade. This was a very happy day for many of the students, and a proud day for their parents. We look forward to seeing...

DCC Elementary School Picnic Photo Gallery

DCC Elementary School Picnic Photo Gallery

May 25, 2019

DCC Elementary students enjoyed a school picnic on Friday.  It was a great day for fun, friends, and sun! Photos by Madi Gill

DCC Second Graders Explore Penn’s Cave

DCC Second Graders Explore Penn’s Cave

May 20, 2019

DCC's second grade class enjoyed field trip to a rainy day at Penn's Cave.  According to teachers, Miss Schalk and Mrs. Pisarcik, "They went in the caves and on a safari ride. Everyone had a  good time!"

DCC Running Club Holds Race – Photos!

DCC Running Club Holds Race – Photos!

Egan Peck, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

Each year the DCC elementary hosts running club, which is a fun way to keep the students active.  They are placed into groups and over the course of a few weeks have practices that include running and other activities. After the weeks of practice and training, the day that all participants wait for...

DCC Fourth Grade Goes to Altoona Curve Game

DCC Fourth Grade Goes to Altoona Curve Game

Gabby Sabatose, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

DCC's Fourth grade went to the Altoona Curve game on Wed. May 8th under the leadership of Mrs. Susie Mauer and Mr. Mike Grella. The students had lots of fun in the sun watching baseball!  ...

DCC Elementary Enjoy Tech Lessons

DCC Elementary Enjoy Tech Lessons

Rachel Aravich, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

Ms. Winslow has been working hard with the elementary students. She makes learning new technology skills extra fun for the kids and they really enjoy these activities. In addition to teaching them keyboarding skills and Microsoft Word, they have been learning robotics.  Fourth and fifth graders ar...

DCC 3rd Grade Enjoy Trip to Horseshoe Curve

DCC 3rd Grade Enjoy Trip to Horseshoe Curve

Rachel Aravich, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

The 3rd grade took their spring field trip on April 26th. They went to Altoona Railroaders Museum and Horseshoe Curve. The kids were very excited to learn about the history of the railroad in PA. It was a fun and exciting trip for them, and nice way to end the year.

Annual Elementary Science Fair Held at DCC

Annual Elementary Science Fair Held at DCC

April 25, 2019

This year, DCC’s Annual Elementary Science Fair was held on April 25 in the gym. The science fair is open to kindergarten through 4th grade and is mandatory for 5th grade students.  There was a wide variety of projects throughout the grades that showcased each student’s love and knowledge of scienc...

DCC Elementary Art Students Support Footloose

DCC Elementary Art Students Support Footloose

Sherry Anderson, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

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

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

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....

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