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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...

DCC Spirit Week Will Begin Next Week

DCC Spirit Week Will Begin Next Week

Holly Deemer, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

For over 30 years, DuBois Central Catholic Middle and High School has designated a Spirit Week with proceeds going to the DuBois Area United Way. An entire week of spirited activity culminates in United Way Day on  Friday,  September 20. Senior High Student Council, under the leadership of John Ritsick...

Geometry in the Sunshine

Geometry in the Sunshine

September 10, 2019

Mr. Zelenky's math classes enjoyed a fun twist on their usual classroom experience on Friday.  The Intro to Geometry class did a lesson on using the distance formula  in a real-world scenario. Students had to sprint to different parts of the road and other students had to take different paths to get...

DCC Cross Country Records Fall at Punxsutawney

DCC Cross Country Records Fall at Punxsutawney

Tom Shade, Contributor

September 9, 2019

The natural nemesis of distance runners is warm weather and last Tuesday was the first test of the Cards competing in those conditions at the 26-year old Punxsutawney home course. Three of District Nine’s powerhouse teams joined the Cardinal runners on the dry, looping course to take part in the season’s...

Senior Spotlight: Gwen Vida

Senior Spotlight: Gwen Vida

Rachel Aravich, Staff Writer

September 8, 2019

Gwen has been attending DuBois Central Catholic since kindergarten. She likes the activities that really push her and make her think harder. Gwen has participated in mock trial and has gotten an acceptance into NHS. Both of which are very spectacular clubs to be apart of. She has a job at Christ the...

DCC Welcomes Mrs. Gardner to the Middle and High School

DCC Welcomes Mrs. Gardner to the Middle and High School

Rachel Aravich, Senior Editor

September 7, 2019

Mrs. Gardner (formerly Ms. Roy) has been an elementary art school teacher for the past few years, and now she is our middle school and high school art teacher. Her major in college was art education with a minor in Studio Arts at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Mrs. Gardner described her family...

Senior Spotlight: Dylan Foster

Senior Spotlight: Dylan Foster

Rachel Aravich, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

Dylan has been attending Dubois Central Catholic since preschool. During the fall, he participates in cross country and he plans on doing the senior class play. Then during the winter, he will be preparing for the musical, which he does in the spring along with track and field. Dylan really enjoys watching...

Welcome to DCC, Mrs. Stringer

Welcome to DCC, Mrs. Stringer

Madison Gill, Editor

September 6, 2019

With many new smiling faces of staff in our school this year, Mrs. Kelly Stringer is our new middle/high school science teacher. While she has previously substituted we are proud to announce that she will be teaching many of the science courses here at Central. Mrs. Stringer attended Penn State and...

Pre-K Goes on a Letter Hunt

Pre-K Goes on a Letter Hunt

Jaci Mennetti, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

Mrs. Noroski took her  all-day preschoolers out on a letter hunt.  She started out by reading the alphabet book "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom" to her class. The students then moved throughout the elementary lobby identifying the letters wearing their special hats.  This was a fun and educational way to...

DCC 7th Grade Science Students Learn to Collaborate

DCC 7th Grade Science Students Learn to Collaborate

Jaci Mennetti, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

Mrs. Gressler used her Wednesday block periods as a fun way to both get to know her students better and allow them to get to know each other better. She split the students up into separate "houses" in her classroom so the students had a chance to bond with the other students who were in their house while...

Cardinal Cross Country Records Fall at Loch Haven

Cardinal Cross Country Records Fall at Loch Haven

Tom Shade, Contributor

September 3, 2019

It was a beautiful Saturday morning at Loch Haven’s Bear Mountain River Run Invitational as 25 Pennsylvania schools came together to jump-start the 2019 cross country season on the dry, flat course used by the university’s teams. When the starting guns and cheering crowds finally ceased at noon,...

Ecology Students Go Outdoors to Classify Animals

Ecology Students Go Outdoors to Classify Animals

Jaci Mennetti, Staff Writer

August 30, 2019

To start off the year, Mrs. Kelly Stringer's Ecology class spent their block 8th period outside. This allowed them to learn more about the roles that animal habitats play in the environment in a more hands-on way.  The students observed how the different organisms interact with each other. As th...

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