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Fun Activities Planned for National Catholic Schools Week 2018

DCC’s CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK 2018 DCC students will be enjoying a variety of activities in celebration of National Catholic Schools Week 2018 … January 28 – February 2. In addition to the system-wide mass on Wednesday in the school’s gym, which is the highlight of the week’s events, there will be many other opportunities for special […]

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Rock Study in 4th Grade…a Project-based Investigative Activity

ROCK STUDY PROVIDES HANDS-ON LEARNING ACTIVITIES Both sections of 4th grade science at DuBois Central Catholic Elementary recently worked in small groups to explore the properties of rocks, creating a learner-centered activity that bolstered cooperation and teamwork.  In the photo, students take turns testing the hardness of their sample before recording their findings.  Instructor Deborah Vandervort […]

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DCC’s Engineering Lab’s 3D Printer Creates Items for Open House!

  DCC CELEBRATES NATIONAL CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK WITH JANUARY OPEN HOUSE DCC upperclassmen check out the red fidget spinners and Cardinal key chains made using Central’s 3D Printer for the upcoming ‘open house’ on Sunday, January 28.   According to engineering instructor Angela Edwards, all first semester engineering students will move into Computer Aided Design (CAD) for […]

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Open House…Sunday, January 28th! National Catholic Schools Week

PLANS FINALIZED FOR DCC’S ANNUAL “OPEN HOUSE” IN CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK DuBois Central Catholic: A School on a Mission is the theme for this year’s National Catholic Schools Week “Open House” on Sunday, January 28, 2018, from 1 – 3. Planned are a brief presentation to families at 1:15 p.m., followed by […]

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Bernat Named DCC Elementary Principal

BERNAT NAMED DCC’S ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL Headmaster Gretchen Caruso (left) welcomed Carol Bernat of Punxsutawney as the new principal of DuBois Central Catholic Elementary School on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. A member of Saints Cosmas & Damian Parish, Bernat joins Dawn Bressler, middle & high principal, on the Administrative Team, supervised by Msgr. Charles Kaza (right), […]

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Intro to Spanish…Popular 8th Grade Course

INTRO TO SPANISH:  POPULAR 8TH GRADE COURSE AT DCC Learning some basic conversation in Spanish while studying the Mexican culture has proven to be a worthwhile process for preparing DCC’s 8th grade students for high school Spanish, according to middle school instructor, Heather Barber.  In the photo, an 8th grader shares his ‘yarn art’ project, a […]

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Middle School Students Tackle Leather Imprinting

DCC Middle School Students Tackle Leather Imprinting Several art students at DuBois Central Catholic Middle School tackled leather imprinting by personalizing wristbands from the large selection of metal stamps and tools made available by DCC art teacher, Cheyenne Helman.  Students then carefully pounded their design into the leather using a rawhide mallet.  They then added […]

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Homecoming at DCC…December 21

DCC’s HOMECOMING COURT ANNOUNCED Caption for photo: The 2017-18 Homecoming Court of DuBois Central Catholic High School includes the following: (front l-r) Maia Cogley, Rebecca Liddle, Hannah Miller, Raquel Salada, and Ashley Wruble; (standing l-r) Dante Armanini, Jonathan Kurtz, Zach Schoeneman, Alex Adamski, Anthony DePello, and Justin Miknis.  Missing from photo is Michaela Armanini. The […]

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Students Build Motorized Lego Earth Moon Models

BRICKS4KIDZ PROJECT AT DCC ELEMENTARY DuBois Central Catholic’s 4th graders share thoughts on what their next step should be to complete their motorized Lego Earth Moon model.   Both sections of 4th graders experienced working in pairs to complete the model as a follow-up activity to their study of the moon, comets, planets, meteors, and space in […]

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‘Nearpod’ Presentation Reinforces Math Concepts for DCC First Graders

MATH CLASS IN THE COMPUTER LAB Students in first grade at DuBois Central Catholic Elementary look forward to their scheduled trips to the computer lab, according to Sarah Winslow, Elementary Technology Instructor.  In the photo, first grade math students concentrate on the next word problem to solve while teacher Mrs. Barb Dettore checks their progress.  […]

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