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Kindergarten Made “Grass Guys and Girls” to Learn About the Letter G

Kindergarten Made “Grass Guys and Girls” to Learn About the Letter G

Dan Cooley, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

The Kindergarten class learned about the letter G this week, so as a lesson, they were tasked with making Grass Guys and Girls. Each student took Styrofoam cups and filled them with soil. Then, they planted grass seeds in them, drew faces on them, and placed them on the windowsill, where they are currently....

Mrs. Stringer’s Ecology Class Teaches Third Grade About Renewable Resources

Mrs. Stringer’s Ecology Class Teaches Third Grade About Renewable Resources

Dan Cooley, Staff Writer

February 17, 2020

On Thursday February 13th, Mrs. Stringer took her Ecology class down to the elementary school gym to teach the third grade about renewable resources. She divided her students into different groups and had them take turns presenting different forms of renewable resources, such as solar, wind, geothermal,...

DCC Kindergarten’s Valentines Day Party

Daniel Cooley, Staff Writer

February 17, 2020

Last Friday, Mrs. Pompeii and Mrs. Frank's kindergarten classes celebrated the holiday with a Valentines Day party.  During the Valentines Day celebration, students ate treats made especially for the holiday and played fun games.  They even exchanged Valentines with each other.

DCC Eighth Grade Creates Superheroes to Learn about Catholic Social Teaching

DCC Eighth Grade Creates Superheroes to Learn about Catholic Social Teaching

Daniel Cooley, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

Recently, Mrs. Jodi Stewart was teaching her eighth grade theology class about the Seven Themes of Catholic Social Teaching. With this, Mrs. Stewart gave her students an assignment where the class had to design their own Superhero based on one of the specific teachings. With their Hero, they had to include...

Valentine Math in Kindergarten

Valentine Math in Kindergarten

Rachel Aravich, Senior Editor

February 11, 2020

Mrs. Frank's Kindergarten class did a fun activity for Valentine's Day with a little math twist. They used candy hearts for this activity with heart placemats they colored. The students estimated how may hearts were in the box, sorted them by color, counted them, graphed, and even got to eat them! This...

DCC Kindergarten Enjoyed Learning about the Letter P

DCC Kindergarten Enjoyed Learning about the Letter P

February 9, 2020

Learning is always fun in Kindergarten!  Check out these amazing smiles!

Movie Fun with the Kindergarten

Movie Fun with the Kindergarten

Sam Harris, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

During the student appreciation part of the Catholic School's Week, Kindergarten was treated to watching a special movie in the auditorium. They bundled up in their blankets and ate some snacks while enjoying a funny movie.

3rd Grade Breakout Box

3rd Grade Breakout Box

Rachel Aravich, Senior Editor

February 6, 2020

On Friday January 31st, for Catholic School's Week the theme was Winter Fest. Unfortunately there was no snow for the third graders to go outside. So the third graders got to do a break out box with a winter theme. The kids had to solve various problems to put their snowman back together. Once they...

DCC Elementary Students Enjoy Book Bingo

DCC Elementary Students Enjoy Book Bingo

Rachel Aravich, Senior Editor

February 5, 2020

On Friday January 31st the whole elementary, kindergarten through 5th grade, got to participate in Book Bingo. This was a fun activity for the kids to do during Catholic School's Week. Since the 5th grade has had experience through the years, they helped kindergarten students. Also 4th grade students...

Kindergarten and Fifth Grade Collaborate on Book for Boomer

Kindergarten and Fifth Grade Collaborate on Book for Boomer

Daniel Cooley, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

Recently, DCC has accepted a new member into its family, a small corgi named Boomer. He is a registered therapy dog who travels from place to place to help people feel more comfortable in their environment. He assists the Kindergarten through 3rd Grade with learning how to read and write. As a present ...

5th Grade Filming TV Commercials

5th Grade Filming TV Commercials

Rachel Aravich, Senior Editor

February 4, 2020

The fifth graders are making a commercial for their businesses they created in art class. They are filming in front of the green screen and editing their commercial using the Do Ink app. This gives the students an idea of what actually happens to make an advertisement for television. They had a fun timing...

Elementary Enjoys the Police K9 Unit Demo

Elementary Enjoys the Police K9 Unit Demo

Jaci Mennetti, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

A worker from the K9 unit for the police was happy to show an informative and enjoyable demo for the elementary students. The students, of course, were thrilled to see this amazing dog in action.  It was a well-behaved German shepherd as it is common for police to use this breed of dog due to their...

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