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Too Tired Tuesday is a Hit!

Too Tired Tuesday is a Hit!

Madison Gill, Editor

September 17, 2019

Today's spirit week theme was 'Too Tired Tuesday' where students were told to wear their pajamas and comfy clothes. High School Math teacher, Mr. Hrinya, was a great surprise to students when he showed up in his Americana Onesie. Some students wore animal onsies and others kept it casual with their favorite...

DCC Welcomes Miss Finale as the New Elementary Tech Teacher

DCC Welcomes Miss Finale as the New Elementary Tech Teacher

Rachel Aravich, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

Miss Nicole Finale has taken on a new role at DCC Elementary, a former pre-school teacher, she will now be teaching Kindergarten through 5th grade technology skills.  At Clarion University of Pennsylvania, she majored in Elementary Education. Miss Finale has three sisters, four nephews, and a niece. In her free time she enjoy...

Spirit Week Kicks Off with Match-Up Monday

Spirit Week Kicks Off with Match-Up Monday

Madison Gill, Editor

September 16, 2019

Today was the start of Spirit Week at DCC, and the theme was Match-Up Monday. On Match-Up Monday students wore team related shirts, to show their spirit for their favorite team. The most popular choices were school spirit and Penn State tee-shirts. Some girls even wore matching jerseys for a tournament...

Welcome to Central, Miss McKillop!

Welcome to Central, Miss McKillop!

Jaci Mennetti, Staff Writer

September 15, 2019

Miss Megan McKillop is a new teacher at DCC this year who is teaching Medical Technology, Chemistry I and II, along with Physics. She attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she majored in Physics and Physics Education with minors in both math and geology. Her favorite hobbies are baking...

DCC Volleyball and the Curse of Crosstown

DCC Volleyball and the Curse of Crosstown

Juliana Stine, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

On Thursday, September 12th Our DCC Cardinals VS. the Dubois Beavers in an intense volleyball matchup. Ultimately the Beavers left with a win, but to the Cardinals it was a victory. The game went back and forth all 3 sets, with the girls playing extremely well. They gave the Beavers’ 4-0 record a run...

DCC Welcomes, Mr. Hrinya to the High School Math Department

DCC Welcomes, Mr. Hrinya to the High School Math Department

Holly Deemer, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

Mr. Hrinya is teaching the upper level math classes including trigonometry, pre-calculus, and AP calculus. Mr. Max Hrinya is joining our Central family for one half year while Mrs. Park is on maternity leave. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from Penn State Altoona in 2015, and got his...

Student Spotlight: Jackson Lonesky Becomes Equestrian Champion

Student Spotlight:  Jackson Lonesky Becomes Equestrian Champion

Jaci Mennetti, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

It was a big day for 6th grader Jackson Lonesky at the equestrian championships earlier this month. She became Champion at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Then she went farther north where she competed and again, got Champion at the Chagrin Valley Farms in Chagrin, Ohio. When Jackson...

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...

First Annual DCC Golf Classic is a Great Success

First Annual DCC Golf Classic is a Great Success

September 12, 2019

Friday, September 6 was a beautiful day for the First Annual DCC Golf Classic. The event was well attended with 84 golfers competing in the four man scramble at Beechwoods Golf Course. Tee off was at 1:15 PM with dinner and prizes at 5:30. Many members of the DCC staff were there to help facilitate this...

Senior Spotlight: Jordan Kosko

Senior Spotlight: Jordan Kosko

Rachel Aravich, Senior Editor

September 11, 2019

Jordan has been attending Dubois Central Catholic since pre-school. She is a very active in high school sports, she is involved in volleyball, cross country, basketball, and softball. Jordan is very gifted when it comes to the arts. In her free time she likes to work on her art skills to improve her...

DCC Soccer Starts the Season with Great Coaches

DCC Soccer Starts the Season with Great Coaches

Rachel Aravich, Senior Editor

September 10, 2019

This years soccer team at DCC is coached by three outstanding coaches. The school was looking for a coach, and that's when Phill Esposito volunteered and stepped up. His dad and his sister joined to help the soccer team, Coach Rich and Coach Julie. So far the Cardinals have lost 2 games and have won...

Cardinals Make Premier Appearance at ‘Big Red’ Invite

Cardinals Make Premier Appearance at ‘Big Red’ Invite

Tom Shade, Contributor

September 10, 2019

Never before had a Cardinal runner set foot on the grounds of West Middlesex, and despite the disadvantage of an unknown course the DCC teams made their distinctive mark at the 29th Big Red Invitational where 38 schools converged on a pleasant overcast day to take their shot at one of Western Pennsylvan...

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