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DCC Eighth Grade Biology Students Find the Answers Blowing in the Wind

DCC Eighth Grade Biology Students Find the Answers Blowing in the Wind

November 23, 2021

Students in Mrs. Amy Gillung's biology class developed  STREAM projects for harvesting the wind. The students asked themselves what is the best design for a wind turbine that can harvest the maximum amount...

DCC 6th Graders Enjoy Class Retreat

DCC 6th Graders Enjoy Class Retreat

November 21, 2021

On Thursday, November 18, the sixth grade class had a retreat that was run by DCC Seniors under the direction of Mrs. Becky Dutra.  This year’s theme was “drama.” The juniors who worked the retreat...

DCC 7th Graders Celebrate the Lives of the Saints

DCC 7th Graders Celebrate the Lives of the Saints

November 5, 2021

This week the seventh graders presented saint projects to their classmates.  Mrs. Jodi Stewart has included the Lives of the Saints Unit as an opportunity for her students to learn and share about saints ...

DCC Middle Schoolers Accept the Challenge of a Halloween Break-Out Activity

November 1, 2021

The 6th, 7th, and 8th grade science students under the direction of Mrs. Renee Gressler enjoyed the challenge of a Halloween Break-out Activity on Thursday.  The theme of the breakout was "Escape the...

DCC Seventh Graders Succeed at Lego Engineering Challenge

October 11, 2021

Seventh grade students in Mrs. Felix's STREAM class were faced with the challenge of building a conveyor belt to transport pumpkins.  The students worked together in groups of two to achieve the task. ...

DCC 8th Grade Graduation Photo Gallery

DCC 8th Grade Graduation Photo Gallery

July 14, 2021

The 8th grade class enjoyed a graduation ceremony with a class Mass at the end of the school year.  Parents and family members were there to cheer them on as they celebrated this important milestone.

Middle School Music

Middle School Music

Allison Robinson May 24, 2021

Mrs. Stewart only has 7th grade music this year. 7th grade music typically lasts 12 weeks and mainly focuses on the "theory" component of music, not performance. It answers the "why" and "how" of music...

Middle School Spanish

Middle School Spanish

Allison Robinson, Staff Writer May 10, 2021

Middle school Spanish this year is taught in 7th and 8th grade. 7th grade Spanish is taught by Mrs. Nelson, and 8th grade Spanish is taught by Mrs. Osterman. In 7th grade Spanish, students take a virtual...

Middle School Computer

Middle Schoolers Learn Computer Skills

Allison Robinson, Staff Writer, Photographer April 14, 2021

Mrs. Kramer's Computer class is a rotation for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade. The class is so much different this year. Mrs. Kramer would normally have the 7th graders for a semester. "I had to cut projects...

7th Grade Learns The Importance of Mental Health

7th Grade Learns The Importance of Mental Health

Michaela Armanini , Writer April 12, 2021

Currently, Life Skills is offered at DCC as a trimester course for all 7th graders. In the past, Life Skills has been offered to 6th and 8th grade students as well. "When I first came to DCC as a new...

DCC Celebrates Holy Week

DCC Celebrates Holy Week

Michaela Armanini , Staff Writer March 31, 2021

Easter is right around the corner, and DCC knows how to celebrate holy week! This year brought some new experiences. Every afternoon, the middle and high school students reflected on holy week via a...

Problem Solving

Middle School Problem Solving Prepares Students for Real Life Decision Making

Allison Robinson and March 25, 2021

Problem Solving is a quarter course taught by Miss Eck for both 7th and 8th graders. Although the class has the same outputs, what students learn in 7th grade Problem Solving is different from what they...

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