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DCC Pep Rally Energizes Students for Winter Sports – Photos and Video

DCC Pep Rally Energizes Students for Winter Sports – Photos and Video

Sam Harris, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

The pep rally for the celebration of the new basketball season happened today. There were a couple of festivities, including the traditional "Cardinal spirit, all the way!" chant, and a scrimmage between the teachers and students also took place. Though both teams played well, the teachers won, 23...

Algebra 1 Students Take on the Sun

Algebra 1 Students Take on the Sun

Rachel Aravich, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Eighth grade Algebra 1 students watched a clip of Mr Burns trying to block the sun over Springfield in The Simpsons. Mrs. Lauren Rice then directed her students to use ratios, slope, and direct variation to find the size of discs that would be needed to block the sun over a city at various distances. ...

5th Grade Learns About Teamwork and Lobsters

5th Grade Learns About Teamwork and Lobsters

November 27, 2019

On Monday, November 25th,  the 5th grade students learned all about lobsters from the manager of the DuBois Red Lobster.  She also spoke to the students about the importance of teamwork. The students enjoyed the talk, getting up close and personal with a lobster, and the delicious Cheddar Bay Biscuits...

DCC Students Begin Unit on “Drones as Solutions”

DCC Students Begin Unit on “Drones as Solutions”

November 26, 2019

Students in Mrs. Blasdell's Real World Problems class are beginning a unit involving drones.  The students who are using the engineering process to develop solutions will be working both backward and forward in unit that encourages them to find problems that can be solved by drones and then determine...

Bless Us O Lord – Kindergarten and First Grade Thanksgiving

Bless Us O Lord – Kindergarten and First Grade Thanksgiving

Rachel Aravich, Senior Editor

November 25, 2019

The Kindergarten and first grade got to continue the Central tradition of celebrating a Thanksgiving dinner. Each class made place-mates with their names on it. There were many tables set up in the main hallway to seat every child. The tables were decorated with cute Thanksgiving decorations. All...

Rotary Interact Sponsors Bake Sale!

Rotary Interact Sponsors Bake Sale!

Madison Gill, Editor

November 25, 2019

This week Monday 11/25 to Wednesday 11/27 the Rotary Interact club will be sponsoring a bake sale. The proceeds from this fundraiser will help to purchase gifts and necessities for 5 children from Jefferson County who are in need. There are many delicious deserts with and without peanuts, and will all...

Mrs. Stewart’s 8th Grade Students Bring the Beatitudes into the World of Emojis

Mrs. Stewart’s 8th Grade Students Bring the Beatitudes into the World of Emojis

Sam Harris, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

Mrs. Stewart's eighth grade theology class learned about the beatitudes, and did it in a very fun and unique way! The students used emojis to represent each individual beatitude, and, after they had completed it, they switched the drawings among their peers and tried to decipher which emojis represented which...

DCC Drama Class Entertains Elementary Students with a Thanksgiving Skit

DCC Drama Class Entertains Elementary Students with a Thanksgiving Skit

Rachel Aravich, Senior Editor

November 22, 2019

Today the DCC drama class performed a Thanksgiving  skit for the elementary students. There was a lot of interaction and participation with the younger students, from dancing to talking. The skit started off with a Thanksgiving Day Parade involving some of the elementary students. Then there were...

DCC 7th Graders Learn about the Feudal System in Social Studies

DCC 7th Graders Learn about the Feudal System in Social Studies

November 21, 2019

Students in Mrs. Tara Kramer's social studies class learned about the Feudal System this week with an interactive lesson.

DCC High School Students Attend Annual Faraday Lecture

DCC High School Students Attend Annual Faraday Lecture

Jaci Mennetti, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

On Wednesday, November 20th, forty  of the high school students joined Mrs. Stringer and Miss Mckillop in attending the Faraday Lecture at the University of Pittsburgh. This year's lecture was presented by David D'Emilio who is a skilled chemical demonstration expert. The demonstrations were performed...

Anatomy & Physiology Students Teach 5th Grade about the Skeleton

Anatomy & Physiology Students Teach 5th Grade about the Skeleton

Jaci Mennetti, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

Both the high school anatomy & physiology class and the 5th-grade science classes are learning about the skeleton. On November 18th and 19th, Dr. Way's Anatomy & Physiology class walked down to the elementary wing of the building to share their knowledge. The high school students taught Mrs....

8th Grade Retreat Features The Starfish Guy

8th Grade Retreat Features The Starfish Guy

Jaci Mennetti, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

A retreat was held for the DCC and Saint Francis 8th graders this afternoon, November 19th. They started out their day with lots of pizza and then moved into the gym for the rest of their retreat. It included Denny Barger, The Starfish Guy, who encouraged the kids to reflect upon themselves. He focused...

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