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DCC 8th Graders Enjoyed a Trip to Kennywood

DCC 8th Graders Enjoyed a Trip to Kennywood

May 20, 2019


Filed under Middle School, Showcase

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


Filed under Middle School, Showcase

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


Filed under Middle School, Showcase

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


Filed under Middle School, Showcase, Uncategorized

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


Filed under Middle School, Showcase

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...

DCC Passion Play Photo Gallery

DCC Passion Play Photo Gallery

April 17, 2019


Filed under Middle School, Showcase, Student Life

These pictures were taken during the Wednesday morning performance of the Passion Play by DCC 6th Graders for the middle and high school students. Photos by Madison Gill  

Residents of Christ the King Manor Enjoy DCC’s Passion Play

Residents of Christ the King Manor Enjoy DCC’s Passion Play

April 15, 2019


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The Passion Play is a DCC tradition that has lasted for many decades.  Students in grade 6 take on the roles of the people who took part in the Passion by focusing on the Stations of the Cross.  Each year, they begin Holy Week with a performance for the residents of Christ the King Manor. They will...

DCC Seventh Grade Science Fair Shows a Love of Learning

DCC Seventh Grade Science Fair Shows a Love of Learning

Madison Gill and Rachel Aravich

April 5, 2019


Filed under Middle School, Showcase, Uncategorized

On Friday the seventh grade students participated in a science fair. The posters are set up in the gym and judged by adults, who have experience in the categories the students have chosen for their experiments. Each student is able to choose whatever they want the topic of their science project to...

DCC’s MS Science Enrichment Students Dissect Owl Pellets

DCC’s MS Science Enrichment Students Dissect Owl Pellets

April 5, 2019


Filed under Middle School, Showcase, Student Life

DCC's Middle School Science Enrichment class dissected owl pellets after learning more about how owls live.   What a great learning experience. Photos by Juliet Elias, MS Journalism

DCC Robotics Class Works on Space Challenge

DCC Robotics Class Works on Space Challenge

March 27, 2019


Filed under Middle School, News

Mrs. Edward's  8th grade robotics class worked on a space robot challenge this week. Each robot was programmed to do a different task in order to launch the rocket.  Students enjoy this fun class that teaches coding and robotics.

DCC 7th Grade Public Speaking Class Enjoys Some Amazing Speeches

DCC 7th Grade Public Speaking Class Enjoys Some Amazing Speeches

Egan Peck, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under Middle School, Showcase, Uncategorized

Each year Mrs. Barber's 7th grade speech class has to write and present a demonstration speech about something they love to do in their lives. This year Reagan Porter did her presentation on mounting a horse, going through all the steps of this process. To do so, she brought her horse to school for ...

Middle School Students Make Mini “Golf Courses” Using Sphero Robots

Middle School Students Make Mini “Golf Courses” Using Sphero Robots

Gabby Sabatose, Staff writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under Middle School, Showcase, Uncategorized

Mrs. Kramer's middle school students used Sphero robots to complete distance time graphs. A Sphero robot is a little ball wrapped in plastic that is capable of rolling around under the control of a smartphone or tablet. It can also change colors or even run programs. Mrs. Gressler was also involved. The...

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