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DCC 8th Grade Enjoys Retreat Run by the Starfish Guy

DCC 8th Grade Enjoys Retreat Run by the Starfish Guy

November 18, 2017


Filed under Middle School, Showcase

Denny Barger (The Starfish Guy) gave a retreat for the DCC  8th Grade classes in the gymnasium at DCC on November 17. The students enjoyed a pizza lunch .The students share  about themselves with a partner or the rest of the group. Mr. Barger also shared stories with the students. One story was ...

DCC 7th Grade Learns about Responsibility at Retreat

DCC 7th Grade Learns about Responsibility at Retreat

Elizabeth Williams, Roving Reporter

November 3, 2017


Filed under Middle School, Showcase

On Thursday, November 2nd DCC hosted a seventh grade retreat. Seventh graders from Saint Francis school attended alongside DCC’s seventh graders. The juniors at DCC organized and led this event.    The SFS students arrived at 11:30 and enjoyed Buck’s pizza in the library with the DCC students,...

Jr. Cardinal Chatter Presents DCC Middle School News Update

Jr. Cardinal Chatter Presents DCC Middle School News Update

Mrs. Blasdell, Adviser

November 3, 2017


Filed under Middle School, Showcase

This year there is a Jr. Cardinal Chatter team made up of Middle School students.  They have been eager to take pictures and video for the school news.  Many of their photos and videos have already been featured. This week we worked on a video to share what is going on in the middle school with...

DCC’s 6th Grade Enjoys Retreat with St. Francis 6th Grade

DCC’s 6th Grade Enjoys Retreat with St. Francis 6th Grade

October 20, 2017


Filed under Middle School, News, Showcase

This Thursday, October 19 the DCC 6th grade took the afternoon to reflect on their relationships with each other and with God.  Invited to join them were the 6th graders from St. Francis Catholic School. The students prayed together, created projects, and played games.  The activities were facilitated...

Pro-Life Poster Contest Brings Out the Creativity in DCC Middle Schoolers

Pro-Life Poster Contest Brings Out the Creativity in DCC Middle Schoolers

October 13, 2017


Filed under Middle School, Showcase

During the month of October, we recognize Pro-Life concepts and their importance to our faith.  The middle school students have been invited to create posters that they will share with the whole community.   One of the posters will be selected to go to Washington D.C. for the March for Life with senior...

Optical Illusions Photography Contest Winner – Abby Suplizio

Optical Illusions Photography Contest Winner – Abby Suplizio

October 10, 2017


Filed under Middle School, Showcase

Middle School Journalism worked on photography techniques by taking optical illusion pictures.  They learned a lot about perspective and had a lot of fun, according to teacher, Mrs. Heather Barber.  Students in the high school Cardinal Chatter classes and Digital Media class voted on the winner. ...

A Challenging Introduction to the Ancient World in Middle School at DCC

A Challenging Introduction to the Ancient World in Middle School at DCC

October 4, 2017


Filed under Middle School, Showcase

Learning history doesn't have to be boring.  Mrs. Kramer prepared an activity for 7th grade social studies that challenged students with puzzles and map reading to solve riddles that lead to answers that unlocked keys. The activity is a Breakout EDU Box that introduced the unit: Ancient Civilizations...

Check Mate! Sixth Grade

Check Mate! Sixth Grade

October 4, 2017


Filed under Middle School, Showcase

Students in Mrs. Rice's 6th Grade class began to learn the technique and strategy of chess today.  They had a great time! Pictures by CeCe Blasdell

DCC 8th Grade Move-Up Day

DCC 8th Grade Move-Up Day

Alyssa Bittner, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


Filed under Middle School, News, Showcase

On Thursday, May 25, the eighth grade class celebrated their graduation from middle school. The ceremony took place during all-school Mass. Eighth graders processed in and were seated on the floor during the Mass. After the Mass, the names of the students were called and they received a certificate of...

DCC Middle School Become Pen Pals with Students in Tanzania

DCC Middle School Become Pen Pals with Students in Tanzania

Lillian Lee, Jr. Editor

May 25, 2017


Filed under Middle School, Showcase

Sarah Dikum came in to speak to the 6th grade class about joining the Peace Corps. She will be stationed in Tanzania and is giving the 6th grade students the opportunity to become correspondents with people their age in Tanzania. This is very exciting for the students and they very excited about their...

DCC 24 CHALLENGE MATH COMPETITION

DCC 24 CHALLENGE MATH COMPETITION

Dominic Torretti, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


Filed under Elementary, Middle School, Showcase

DCC and St. Francis got together at DCC to have a fun little math competition with the game 24. It was an elementary competition where some students where chosen to represent each grade.  24 is a math game  where you get 4 numbers that you have to add, subtract, multiply or divide to get the numbers...

DCC Middle School Enjoys Civil War Day

DCC Middle School Enjoys Civil War Day

Lillian Lee, Jr. Editor

May 12, 2017


Filed under Middle School, Showcase

DCC's annual middle school Civil War Day was on Friday, May 12. Mrs. Kramer and Mrs. Aaron planned the event with the help of the Civil War club. There were 5 stations with reenactors that actively taught students about the Civil War. The stations included: donuts with Mrs. Aaron, civilian life, Abraham...

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