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DCC Second Graders Explore Penn’s Cave

DCC Second Graders Explore Penn’s Cave

May 20, 2019


Filed under Elementary, Student Life

DCC's second grade class enjoyed field trip to a rainy day at Penn's Cave.  According to teachers, Miss Schalk and Mrs. Pisarcik, "They went in the caves and on a safari ride. Everyone had a  good time!"

DCC Athletes Honored at Annual Sports Banquet

DCC Athletes Honored at Annual Sports Banquet

Rachel Aravich, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

The DCC Annual Sports Banquet was held on May 14th at 6p.m. at Luigi's Villa. The banquet was for all the high school athletes and for any family members who wanted to join. The Luigi's Villa also catered, and is was delicious food. The main dish was potatoes, roast beef, turkey, and cooked vegetable...

Sophomore Spanish Class Makes Piñatas

Sophomore Spanish Class Makes Piñatas

Madison Gill, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Mrs. Gankosky's 10th grade Spanish classes have been making pinatas, mostly in celebration of Cinco De Mayo but also to show off their work in the Festival of the Arts. Each student or group of students have been working hard to create their unique piñatas. To make a piñata you first have to paper...

Bid Around the Maypole Thanks DCC Student Volunteers

Bid Around the Maypole Thanks DCC Student Volunteers

Egan Peck, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Each May DCC hosts its annual "Bid around the Maypole", the Maypole is an auction to raise money for the school through donated items from families, staff, alumni and friends of Central.  Each year there are students who help out with the event and are certainly glad to be of service. These students...

DCC High School Art Students Make 3rd Grade Characters Come to Life

DCC High School Art Students Make 3rd Grade Characters Come to Life

Sherry Anderson, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Cross-age activities are one of the great benefits of having a PK-12 school.  Our older students often help with activities for the younger ones.  But in this art project, the elementary students lead the way with their creative imaginations. Ms. Roy's 3rd grade art students created stories with brill...

DCC Students Compete in Envirothon

DCC Students Compete in Envirothon

Gabby Sabatose, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

DCC's biology teacher, Mrs. Donna Chollock, led a team of high school students against 15 teams from several other schools in the Pennsylvania Envirothon Competition on May 7th. The Envirothon is testing of students of centers based around biological themes.  Some of these include soil, aquatics, and fores...

15 Reasons We Can’t Wait For Summer

15 Reasons We Can’t Wait For Summer

Sherry Anderson and Madison Gill

May 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

DCC students are counting down the days until the end of the school year.  Today there are only 19 days left and a few of those are filled with field trips and special activities.  We asked students what they are most looking forward to when school is out. Here is how they responded. Sleeping In H...

DCC Students Compete in Congressional Art Competition

DCC Students Compete in Congressional Art Competition

Madison Gill, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Our school has many students that are extremely talented in art. This weekend some DCC students had an original two dimensional piece featured at the Winlker Gallery for a Congressional Art Competition.  The students featured were Anne Latuska, Faith Hannah, Jordy Kosko, Gracee Swatsworth, and Anna...

DCC Students Appreciate their Teachers – (Video) Happy National Teachers’ Day!

DCC Students Appreciate their Teachers – (Video) Happy National Teachers’ Day!

Rachel Aravich, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Every year students take a day to appreciate our teachers. Our teachers do so much for us, and we never get to thank or recognize them for their time and effort. All the teachers that teach at this school try and push us to become the best versions of ourselves. The teachers all get along with the...

DCC Students Earn Science Awards

DCC Students Earn Science Awards

Madison Gill, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

After Mass on Wednesday May 1st, Mrs. Chollock presented awards for excellence in science.  She presented awards to two members of the junior class. Dylan Foster won the Bausch & Lomb Award for outstanding science, and Juliana Stine won the George Eastman Award for outstanding science and art. Both of the...

DCC Seniors Help with Special Olympics

DCC Seniors Help with Special Olympics

May 1, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Each year, Mrs. Dutra, DCC Campus Minister, takes a number of seniors to help with the Special Olympics.  The students are often paired up with one of kids who are competing or help with the set up and running of the various events.  The Special Olympians compete for medals and have the opportunity...

Sophomore’s Enjoy “The Help” Themed Lunch

Sophomore’s Enjoy “The Help” Themed Lunch

Madison Gill, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019


Filed under Spotlight, Student Life, Uncategorized

The Sophomore class just finished reading the book "The Help", a book based on the treatment of African American maids during the 1960s in Mississippi. The novel has much to teach about the history of this period as well as the relationships between people. In the book the description of many Southern...

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