Events & Activities
Below is a listing of the many events and activities available for all DuBois Central Catholic students (K-12.) These activities promote community, responsibility, learning, leadership and fun. In addition to these opportunities, there are many clubs and organizations for junior and senior high school students. Please click here to view a listing of clubs and organizations.
Bingo for Books (Elementary School)
Involvement in this activity is open to students in pre-K through 5th grade. Students participate in games of Bingo to win a book prize of their choice.
Book Fair (Elementary School)
Students participate in activities to encourage a love of reading, culminating in the opportunity to purchase reading materials that include some of the most popular titles and authors.
Cardinal-thon (Elementary School)
This is the school’s largest PTG fund-raiser based on athletic activity stations for students in grades pre-K through 5.
Carnegie Science Day (Elementary School)
Involvement in this activity is open to students in Kindergarten through 5th grade. Students participate in hands-on science activities brought in by the Carnegie Science Center, hosted by the high school science department.
Charity Trees (Elementary School)
Students in grades Kindergarten through 5th choose a charity by grade level and collect donated items for their charity.
Christmas Program (Elementary School)
Students in Pre-k through grade 5 participate in a play/choral presentation.
Fall Fest (Middle School)
This event is hosted by 8th grade students (as their service project.) The 8th grade leadership class plans fall-themed activities for Middle School students to enjoy. Parents and siblings are invited to participate in events. Parent/Student sporting event (usually football) is a highlight of this event
Field Day (Elementary School)
End of the year school Picnic for students in Kindergarten through 5th grade.
Field Trips (Elementary, Middle & High School)
Field trips include 6th grade trip to Gettysburg, 7th grade trip to Pittsburgh, 8th grade trips to Washington DC, Johnstown Flood Museum, and Shanksville Flight 93 Memorial. High school trips include going to Pittsburgh to see various theatrical productions.
Food Drive (Elementary School)
Students in grades Kindergarten through 5th grade collect donations for the local food pantries during the holiday season.
May Crowning (Elementary School)
Students in grades 3 & 5 lead a celebration in honor of Mary.
Relay Recess (Elementary School)
Students learn about preventative measures for skin cancer and participate in activities to support the American Cancer Society. Sponsored by High School Student Council.
School Dances (High School)
Dances include Prom, Cardinal Ball, Sadie Hawkins, Freshman Welcome, Senior Farewell, and Homecoming.
Trips abroad (Middle & High School)
There is an annual opportunity for students and their parents to travel – a different country is chosen each year.
United Way Day (Middle & High School)
Students participate in activities (such as collecting donations and acting out skits) to raise awareness of the importance of meeting the needs of people in the community through the United Way. This event is sponsored by High School Student Council and there is interaction between grades for recreation and competition.
Veteran’s Day Celebration (Elementary, Middle & High School)
Students throughout the school participate in a liturgy and ceremony honoring past and present veterans. This includes hosting breakfast with honorees, creating a remembrance wall, and student lead Mass.