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DCC Catapult Trials in Intro to Engineering

DCC Catapult Trials in Intro to Engineering

January 18, 2018


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With the guidance of their teacher, Mrs. Angela Edwards, students in the Intro to Engineering class finished their semester course with catapults.  The students designed their catapults and then constructed them with much sawing and pounding.  Today they took them outside to try them out.  There will...

Tips for Getting an A on DCC Semester Exams

Tips for Getting an A on DCC Semester Exams

Victoria Barber, Staff Writer

January 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

As we all know midterms are coming up fast. We all want a good grade on every exam, but it can be hard sometimes focusing and remembering everything. Here are a few study tips and tricks to get that A! Study in a quiet place with no interruptions. Make flashcards. Speak out loud when studying ra...

DCC Avid Readers Give Book Suggestions

DCC Avid Readers Give Book Suggestions

Katie Jordan, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Even though most teens spend much of their time on their phones and computers these days, some students here at DCC still like to open a real book and read. When we asked a few of our readers why they like to read,  a few said because it is fun and relaxing. Another person said it was because they were...

DCC’s Intro to Engineering Class Builds Catapults

DCC’s Intro to Engineering Class Builds Catapults

Sherry Anderson, Staff Writer

January 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Intro to Engineering, a new course here at DCC that is taught by Mrs Edwards is learning about catapults. The students are building their own catapults and will test them out to see how far their object launches to test their skills. Photos by Rachel Aravich...

Tryouts for “The Wizard of Oz” Begin This Week

Tryouts for “The Wizard of Oz” Begin This Week

Zachary Schoeneman, Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

One of the best things that our school is known for is our wonderful musicals that everyone in our community seems to enjoy. The students that participate in it have a fun time being in it, and Mrs. Korthaus, who generally is the person who keeps everything in the show together, enjoys putting on the...

15 Things to Do on a Cyber Day

15 Things to Do on a Cyber Day

Jr. Cardinal Chatter Staff

January 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Go Rollerskating Drink Hot Chocolate or Coffee Play in the Snow Play Board Games Hang with Friends Play Video Games Bake Cookies Read in Bed Movie Marathon Eat treats Draw Dance Battle Sleep Watch YouTube Videos Do Cyber Day Work ...

After Much Needed Break, DCC Students Begin 2018

After Much Needed Break, DCC Students Begin 2018

Zachary Schoeneman, Editor

January 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

As a student, one of the things I look forward to most is Christmas vacation. But what comes with Christmas vacation is the fact that there will no longer be one to look forward to after it's over. That's where the New Year comes in. While everyone is having fun on their breaks, I seldom think about...

WHAT 10 CHRISTMAS MOVIES ARE THE BEST AND WHY?

WHAT 10 CHRISTMAS MOVIES ARE THE BEST AND WHY?

Addison White, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

It's a Wonderful Life- It reminds us of the importance of each person's life, and how we are blessed by our friends and family How the Grinch Stole Christmas- Old or new, it reminds us that Christmas doesn't come in a box or a bag but in our hearts. Christmas Vacation - A funny look at how we try to make C...

DCC Art Classes Learn from the Masters

DCC Art Classes Learn from the Masters

December 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

DCC art students are using an age old practice for learning about art by recreating well-known pieces of work to study the elements and techniques that make them the masterpieces they are.  Ms. Helman has inspired her students to take a closer look at such paintings as "Starry Night" and the "Mona Lisa". ...

Family Advent Celebration a Huge and Hilarious Success!

Family Advent Celebration a Huge and Hilarious Success!

December 11, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Students in middle school drama took the stage this Sunday and gave everyone a side-splitting show that showed their amazing talent.  We have much to look forward to if this is just the beginning with these young actors.  The event  began with beautiful Christmas music provided by the chorus and soloists. ...

DCC Supports the Make a Wish Foundation

DCC Supports the Make a Wish Foundation

Zachary Schoeneman, Editor

December 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

All throughout this week, the students at DuBois Central Catholic have been supporting the Make a Wish Foundation by donating money for various things that our school is doing. These things include a pep rally on Wednesday, which will feature some of the seniors dressed up as cheerleaders doing their...

DCC Biology Discovers the Complexity of Pond Water Under the Microscope

DCC Biology Discovers the Complexity of Pond Water Under the Microscope

December 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Mrs. Chollock's biology student enjoyed a lab that allowed them to look at pond water under the microscope and describe what they discovered.  They worked hard to identify everything that was visible in that little drop of water.

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