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DCC Second Graders Explore Penn’s Cave

DCC Second Graders Explore Penn’s Cave

May 20, 2019


Filed under Elementary, Student Life

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


Filed under Elementary, Showcase, Uncategorized

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


Filed under Elementary, Showcase, Uncategorized

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


Filed under Elementary, Showcase, Uncategorized

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


Filed under Elementary, Showcase, Uncategorized

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


Filed under Elementary, Showcase

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


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...

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