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DCC Kindergarten Classes Continues to Learn and Have Fun

DCC Kindergarten Classes Continues to Learn and Have Fun

Jaci Mennetti, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

DCC's kindergarten classes have continuously been learning new things, despite not being in school. This week, Mrs. Pompeii read to her students the picture book, "We're Going on a Bear Hunt" Following this, she taught them how to draw a bear. Then, the students were instructed to put their drawings...

DCC Elementary Celebrates National Read Across America and Dr. Seuss Day

DCC Elementary Celebrates National Read Across America and Dr. Seuss Day

Jaci Mennetti, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

Dr. Seuss once said, "You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book." March 2nd is a day of celebrating for DCC's elementary students as it was both National Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss Day so there were lots of exciting activities for the kids. National Read...

Mrs. Kramer brings “Shark Tank” to the Classroom as Seventh Grade Learns about Industrial Revolution

Mrs. Kramer brings “Shark Tank” to the Classroom as Seventh Grade Learns about Industrial Revolution

Jaci Mennetti, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

Mrs. Kramer comes up with countless ways of entertaining her students as they learn new lessons and skills. Recently as her students were learning about the Industrial Revolution, she had them research and do presentations on inventions from the era.  Instead of having them do just any presentation,...

A Fun & Colorful Faith Activity for Kindergarten at DCC

A Fun & Colorful Faith Activity for Kindergarten at DCC

Rachel Aravich, Senior Editor

March 6, 2020

Mrs. Felix taught Mrs. Pompeii's and Mrs.Frank's kindergarten classes more about God. There were big circles cut out in every color of the rainbow to represent the colors of Skittles. Each circle had a Bible verse written on it with another circle in the same color that had a simple version for the children...

Elementary Classes Celebrate Mardi Gras

Elementary Classes Celebrate Mardi Gras

Dan Cooley, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

On Tuesday, February 25th, the 1st and 2nd grade classes threw parties to celebrate Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday. Students wore beads and masks and enjoyed an assortments of snacks and treats to enjoy while they celebrated. What a wonderful way to prepare to start the  Lenten season!  

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.

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