DuBois Central Catholic Welcomes 2019-2020 School Year with a ‘SPLASH’ and IMPORTANT NEWS

The 2019-2020 DuBois Central Catholic school year kicked-off with some ‘pre-season’ fun with an ice cream social for new families, a pool party for the whole school held at the beautiful DuBois Community Pool, and a movie night!
DuBois Central Catholic students will return to school on Monday, August 26. New students attending middle school will have orientation on Wednesday, August 14 at 6 p.m. in the auditorium. Orientation for all new students entering grades 9-12 will be held on Thursday, August 15 in the auditorium. All returning students who may have questions pertaining to their schedules are welcome to come in from 6:30 – 8 p.m. either evening or go to the school website to make scheduling changes.
Mrs. Karrie Miller, MS/HS Principal has asked that all new students and those students moving up from the elementary bring in your laptops as they will be needed for orientation. Parents and guardians are expected to attend all orientations.
Elementary school at DuBois Central Catholic will be hosting several orientations for students and parents. Kindergarten orientation will be held on Wednesday, August 21 from 8-9 a.m. Students will be able to go for a bus ride, see their classrooms and meet their teachers. Orientation, for all fourth-grade students and new 5th grade students will be held on Wednesday, August 21 from 6-7 p.m. Curriculum, the DCC Homework Policy and other topics will be discussed. New family orientation for elementary will be held on Thursday, August 22 from 1-3 p.m.
According to Mrs. Carol Bernat, Elementary Principal, the annual ‘Kindergarten Camp’ will be held on Friday, August 23rd from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. This event is a great opportunity for the children to meet one another. While ‘camping’ the children will try out some of the activities they will enjoy throughout the year such as reading, writing, coloring, creative play and much more! The children are to bring a packed lunch which they will enjoy in the cafeteria!
Mrs. Gretchen Caruso, Headmaster at DuBois Central Catholic stated, ‘Teacher In-Service Days will begin on Monday, August 19 at 9 a.m. with an All School Retreat with Fr. Ross Miceli. August 20, faculty will travel to Elk County Catholic for a Diocesan led in-service. August 21 there will be guest speakers for the elementary and for middle/high school faculty. On August 22, school safety, emergency procedures and mental health awareness will be discussed. Elementary and middle school faculty will participate in BLEST.
In other news, DuBois Central Catholic’s first All School Mass for 2019-2020 will be held in the gymnasium on Wednesday, August 28 at 9:30 a.m. The 3rd Annual All School Sports Kickoff & Bonfire will be held on Thursday, August 29 beginning at 5 p.m. Everyone will meet at the soccer field pavilion. DuBois Central Catholic’s 2019 Golf Classic will be held on Friday, September 6 at Beechwoods Golf Course. Registration should be turned in by Friday, August 30. For more information on the golf outing contact Gwen Auman, Director of Advancement at 372-3882 or gauman@duboiscatholic.com.

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