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DCC 8th Graders Learn about the Water Cycle

DCC 8th Graders Learn about the  Water Cycle

Rachel Aravich, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

The two middle school science teachers did a very interesting and hands on activity with their 8th grade students on the complexity of the water cycle. Mrs. Gressler and Mrs. Stringer brought their classes together to pretend that they were water molecules and moved to different destinations (which were...

DCC 7th Grade Science Students Learn to Collaborate

DCC 7th Grade Science Students Learn to Collaborate

Jaci Mennetti, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

Mrs. Gressler used her Wednesday block periods as a fun way to both get to know her students better and allow them to get to know each other better. She split the students up into separate "houses" in her classroom so the students had a chance to bond with the other students who were in their house while...

DCC 8th Grade Celebrate Graduation

DCC 8th Grade Celebrate Graduation

June 6, 2019

The 8th grade class celebrated their graduation from middle school with a Mass and ceremony in the school's chapel.  They look forward to a great summer and starting next year as high school students.

DCC Middle School Art Class Adds End of the Year Joy to the Sidewalks

DCC Middle School Art Class Adds End of the Year Joy to the Sidewalks

May 31, 2019

Art that brings a smile and gets students out on one of the few sunny days they can enjoy make for a perfect art lesson.  Thanks Ms. Helman!

Math Review Game Gets DCC 6th Graders Moving

Math Review Game Gets DCC 6th Graders Moving

May 22, 2019

Students in Mrs. Rice's 6th grade math class played “Random Review Relay” as an end of the year review. Students randomly chose an IXL (Math Learning App) topic from a cup and then had to answer the questions to earn points for their team. The catch was that one person from the team would run...

DCC 7th Grade Enjoys Trip to Carnegie Science Center

DCC 7th Grade Enjoys Trip to Carnegie Science Center

May 21, 2019

DCC 7th graders enjoyed learning and exploring more about science during their excursion to Carnegie Science Center on May 17.  The trip was chaperoned by Mrs. Kramer, Mrs. Barber, and Mr. Boland.  They sure had a good time!

DCC 6th Grade Explore the Battlefields of Gettysburg – Lot of Photos

DCC 6th Grade Explore the Battlefields of Gettysburg – Lot of Photos

May 21, 2019

Under the direction of Mr. Micknis, Ms. Eck, and Ms. Snyder, the 6th grade enjoyed learning more about the Civil War during their field trip on May 17.  Students visited the battlefield and were told stories that happened during the battle of Gettysburg.

DCC 8th Graders Enjoyed a Trip to Kennywood

DCC 8th Graders Enjoyed a Trip to Kennywood

May 20, 2019

The DCC 8th grade class enjoyed a trip to Kennywood on Friday, May 17.  The teachers who chaperoned, Mrs. Barber, Mrs. Stewart, and Mr. Boland, stated that it was a fun and enjoyable trip for all.

DCC Middle School Students Participate in Civil War Day – Photos

DCC Middle School Students Participate in Civil War Day – Photos

May 10, 2019

DuBois Central Catholic’s 10th annual Civil War Workshop took place this Friday, May 10th. There were eleven re-enactors who worked with the middle school students to show first-hand what life was like during this era of American History.  Abe Lincoln, an impersonator, addressed the students, as well According...

DCC Middle School Students Attend 24 Competition

DCC Middle School Students Attend 24 Competition

May 8, 2019

DCC Middle School students attended a 24 Competition recently.  24 is a math game where you use 4 numbers and 4 basic operations to make 24. The attendees this year were Braylee Lukehart, Luke Fragle, Johnny Varishetti, Mattie Gritzer, and Trent LaBenne. Luke Fragle made it to the semi-final round! Acc...

DCC 7th Grade Girls Enjoy the Day at Math Options

DCC 7th Grade Girls Enjoy the Day at Math Options

Sherry Anderson, Staff Writer

May 8, 2019

On May 7th, Ms. Eck and Mrs. Rice took the 7th grade girls to Penn State so they could participate in Math Options. This program has been designed to provide information on careers in mathematics, engineering, technology, and the sciences to young women at a time when they are making important academic...

DCC 6th Graders Role Play the Multiplication of the Loaves and the Fishes

DCC 6th Graders Role Play the Multiplication of the Loaves and the Fishes

April 26, 2019

The students in Mrs. Blasdell's 6th grade theology class enjoyed a role play activity of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes today.  As students took on the role of Jesus and various disciples, a student took on the role of narrator reading from the Bible.  After the fun of acting and some...

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