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DCC Sixth Graders Learn Sewing Techniques in Life Skills Class

DCC Sixth Graders Learn Sewing Techniques in Life Skills Class

January 6, 2022

Mrs. Rita Smith provided a fun and educational activity for her students today.  As the sixth graders crafted cute little gnomes, they learned the basics of stitching fabric and sewing on a button. ...

DCC Seventh Grade Music Students Get Their Groove On

DCC Seventh Grade Music Students Get Their Groove On

January 5, 2022

Students in Mrs. Stewart's seventh grade music class enjoyed a lessons in dance this week.  Groups of students studied popular dance styles including ballet, the hustle, the electric slide, and swing...

DCC Freshmen Teach 5th Graders to Build Christmas Cards with Circuits

December 21, 2021

Students in Mrs. Tara Kramer’s Computer Applications class studied how to create circuits in cards and then shared that knowledge.  They taught Mrs. Debbie Vandervort’s class how to build the circuits...

Penn State Students Present Information on Invasive Species to DCC Science Classes

Penn State Students Present Information on Invasive Species to DCC Science Classes

December 2, 2021

Mrs. Amy Gillung's 9th – 12th grade science classes enjoyed a Penn State presentation on invasive species this Thursday, December 2.   It is the  part of the mission of the College of Ag Sciences...

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 Spanish Classes Celebrate the Day of the Dead - A Mexican Tradition

DCC Spanish Classes Celebrate the “Day of the Dead” – A Mexican Tradition

October 29, 2021

It is a Mexican tradition to celebrate Dia de los Muertes (Day of the Dead) on November 1st and 2nd.  Students in Mrs. Gankosky's Spanish classes learn that many families honor their ancestors with home...

DCC Seniors Provide Eucharistic Themed Retreat for Third Grade

DCC Seniors Provide Eucharistic Themed Retreat for Third Grade

October 22, 2021

A group of DCC seniors put their faith into action this week to create activities and lessons for the third grade class retreat.  Under the direction of their theology teacher and Central's Campus Minister,...

DCC Students Who are Volunteer Firefighters Teach Preschool about Fire Safety

October 14, 2021

A new addition to a lesson in fire prevention for the preschool class at DCC was the presentation by student volunteer firefighters.  Mrs. Morgan's preschool class enjoyed meeting some of the impressive...

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. ...

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