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The Week Every Student Dreads – Semester Exams

The Week Every Student Dreads – Semester Exams

Rachel Aravich, Senior Editor

January 10, 2020

Believe it or not, we are soon approaching the middle of the school year, and you know what that means, midterms. As time is approaching all of our students are shifting into gear and buckling down to get as much studying done as possible.  The schedule for Middle School will be as follows: Tuesday, Januar...

Save the Date for Fun at This Year’s Winterfest! – Sunday, January 26

Save the Date for Fun at This Year’s Winterfest! – Sunday, January 26

January 10, 2020

This year’s Fall Kick-Off was a great success, so, we decided to continue the festivities with DCC’s first ever: “Winterfest”! on Sunday, January 26 from 1:00– 3:00 to coincide with our Catholic Schools Week Open House and week of fun! Note that all outdoor activities will be dependent upon...

DCC Competes in Mock Trial at Pittsburgh’s Cathedral of Learning

DCC Competes in Mock Trial at Pittsburgh’s Cathedral of Learning

Sam Harris, Staff Writer

January 7, 2020

The DCC Mock Trial Team under the direction of Mrs. Carol Korthaus enjoyed competing in Pittsburgh at the Cathedral of Learning.  Some of the schools they competed against were Butler and Pine Ridge.  They students did well overall and learned a lot in a short period of time. They have more meets...

DCC to Raise Money For Wounded Warriors at Basketball Game – January 14

DCC to Raise Money For Wounded Warriors at Basketball Game – January 14

Jaci Mennetti, Staff Writer

January 7, 2020

On Tuesday, January 14th, DCC will be raising money for the Wounded Warrior Project at the JV and varsity basketball games. JV will start at 6pm and varsity will follow at 7:30pm. All students and families available should try to attend and bring a few extra dollars with them for this important organization. The W...

DCC to Celebrate Catholic Schools Week 2020 the Last Week of January

DCC to Celebrate Catholic Schools Week 2020 the Last Week of January

Jaci Mennetti, Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

Catholic Schools Week is celebrated nation-wide in recognition of Catholic education. Its goal is to dedicate a week towards acknowledging the importance and power of Catholic education in America. This year it will be celebrated in our school the last week of January. Because of the significance...

First Energy Stem Grant Presented to Mrs. Tara Karamer of DCC

First Energy Stem Grant Presented to Mrs. Tara Karamer of DCC

Rachel Aravich, Staff Writer

January 2, 2020

First Energy representative Chuck Evanoff presented a STEM Grant of $900 to Mrs. Tara Kramer of DCC.  The grant is to help with the creation of a Maker Space Room. This STEM related classroom provides building materials and technology for all levels of our student population to learn real life problem-solving...

DCC Presents Check to the DuBois City Police to Help with the Cost of the K9 Unit

DCC Presents Check to the DuBois City Police to Help with the Cost of the K9 Unit

December 31, 2019

Angela LaBenne and students of DuBois Central Catholic presented the DuBois City Police a check from DCC’s recent Christmas event which included a cookie walk, Santa & Mrs. Claus pictures & gift wrapping services to assist with the cost of the DuBois City K9 Unit.  

DCC First Grade Shared Christmas Carols with the Residents of Christ the King Manor

DCC First Grade Shared Christmas Carols with the Residents of Christ the King Manor

December 31, 2019

Students from DCC's first grade class visited Christ the King Manor before Christmas with their teachers, Mrs. Brenda Aravich and  Mrs. Barb Dettore.  They happily sang Christmas Carols and encouraged the residents to sing a long.  It was a joyful time for all involved. The first graders also brought...

DCC Homecoming Queen and King Crowned for 2019

DCC Homecoming Queen and King Crowned for 2019

December 18, 2019

The 2019-2020 Homecoming Queen and King were crowned during Tuesday night's basketball game.  The queen is senior Hannah Holdren, and the king is senior Dylan Foster.  They were crowned by last year's winners Ashley Wruble and Zach Vandervort. The other members of the court were seniors Allie Pittsley,...

DCC Announces Homecoming Court

DCC Announces Homecoming Court

Jaci Mennetti, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

Annually, DCC holds a homecoming court where the students from each class nominate who will be on the court. This year's seniors on the court include Allie Pittsley, Martina Swalligan, Hannah Holdren, Dylan Foster, Johnny Ritsick, and Parker Meholick.  The junior representative is Emily Joseph. The...

Rock Wall Installed in Elementary Gym

Rock Wall Installed in Elementary Gym

Sam Harris, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

The gym rock wall in DCC's B-Wing is a recent permanent installation, and is going to be used frequently throughout this and every year after. It is primarily used to help students with dexterity and hand-eye coordination. Secondarily is going to be used for problem solving to help kids understand...

Annual Advent Celebration Will Be Held This Sunday

Annual Advent Celebration Will Be Held This Sunday

Jaci Mennetti, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

On December 15th, Mrs. Jodi Stewart, Central's choir director, is to present our Advent Celebration. It includes Christmas solos from selected, talented singers of DCC. They will be accompanied by Mrs. Stewart on piano. Following the soloists, Middle School Drama  will present "Christmas Shorts" which...

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