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8th Grade Boys Parochial Champs 2018

Congratulations to our 8th Grade Champs

Our 8th Grade Boys Basketball Team has taken first place in the local Parochial Basketball League. They defeated the 7th and 8th Grade team from Windber. Now our boys go on to compete for the Diocesan Championship, Saturday, March 3, in State College. Divine Mercy Academy offers outstanding academics as well as great athletic programs for both boys and girls. We're proud of all our Crusaders! Good Luck 8th Graders at the Diocesan Finals! Make…

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DMCA Middle School Boys Welcomed To Retreat To Learn About Religious Life

Spiritual Olympics Retreat Focuses on Consecrated Life

Our Divine Mercy seventh grade boys made a Spiritual Olympics Retreat on Tuesday, February 6. The event was coordinated by the Sister Servants of the Sacred Heart at their retreat house near Cresson. Presenters included Sister Jacinta Miryam, Sister Marietta Therese, Father Joseph Lehman, and Mrs. Tracy Ingold. The pope has declared 2018 the Year of the Consecrated Life. This field trip was a great experience for our boys to get to know more about…

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Palumbo Planetarium Visits DMCA

Inflatable Planetarium Visits DMCA

A giant inflatable planetarium visited our East Campus on Friday, as part of our STREAM (Science-Technology-Religion-Engineering-Art-Math) program. It's called the Palumbo Planetarium. It came to us from St. Francis University in Loretto.   As each class entered the dome, it was zipped shut, and a St. Francis instructor, using projections on the dome ceiling, gave students a guided tour of the February night sky.   They learned how to spot planets and looked at Jupiter…

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DMCA Football Extravaganza Results

Who Won NFL Football Extravaganza

Professional football's regular season has come to an end, and the NFL Extravaganza has been a marvelous fundraiser for Divine Mercy Catholic Academy. Many thanks for your support. Here are Grand Prizes Cumulative for the year: 1st Place: Total Points: 1353 Ticket 3249 2nd Place: Total Points 1347 Ticket 3391 3rd Place Total Points 1345 Ticket 2121 Low Score Total Points 884 Ticket 1802 Here are winners for week ending January 1, 2018: 1st ($500):…

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DMCA Winter Basketball Schedule

DMCA Winter Basketball Schedule

We are now in the middle of Winter 2018 Parochial Basketball league play. Below is the schedule of games for our seventh and eighth grade boys and girls teams as well as for our third and fourth grade teams. In addition to physical fitness, these basketball programs teach our students the importance of practice and commitment, responsibility to one's teammates and poise to deal with both success and disappointment. We thank all of our volunteer…

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STREAM Program At Divine Mercy Will Utilize Leggo Education Materials.

Major Gift Advances Stream Curriculum Happening at Divine Mercy

Divine Mercy Catholic Academy has received a major gift that will be used to procure a new state of the art STREAM Program for grades Pre-K through 8. STREAM is an extension of STEM, a curriculum that centers around Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. DMCA’s program expands those core elements to include the Religion and Art components. We will be the only school in the area to employ this comprehensive approach. Our program will utilize…

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Announcing Divine Mercy Academy Financial Rewards For Families

New Reward$ Program Announced

Divine Mercy Catholic Academy is pleased to formally announce three new initiatives that we hope will encourage and help parents to give their children a Catholic Education. We are calling it Reward$ for Families, and we believe it is the first multi-pronged program of its kind in this region. Reward$ began a few weeks ago with modifications to our School Fundraising Policy. Now we are announcing our Early Learners Credit Initiative. Students who attend Divine…

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