Clubs & Activities
Elementary Clubs & Activities
Cubs-to-Lions Buddy Program – Older elementary kids are paired with younger students to foster friendship and learn leadership skills.
Night at the Museum Sleepover – 4th & 5th grades participate in the overnight educational program at the Perot Museum.
5th Grade Retreat to Pine Cove – An outdoor educational retreat each Spring that combines learning with fun and friendship.
Chess Club – Optional after-school club.
Science Fair – Required project each Spring for 4th & 5th grade students. Winners go on to the city-wide fair at TWU.
Spirit Week – A weeklong celebration of Homecoming filled with silly dress days and an All-School Pep Rally.
Grandparent’s Day – Grandparents are invited to visit and are treated to a program created just for them.
Christmas Program/Spring Fine Arts Show – Musical performances performed by the elementary students that provide opportunities to perform in front of an audience and also enrich the DCA community.
Class Parties – Classes celebrate major holidays and the end of the year with fun, food and games.
Grade-level Field Trips
Secondary Clubs & Activities
Student Council – Class leadership for both Middle School and High School
House System – Vertical leadership and mentorship for all of secondary. (See below for more details.)
* National Honor Society – Academic organization that recognizes students who reflect outstanding accomplishments in the areas of scholarship, character, leadership, and service.
Freshman Lock-in – Allows incoming Freshman to bond as a class in a fun environment and to spend time setting goals to make the most of their high school experience.
Senior Retreat – An afternoon of team-building activities to foster strong class unity as well as time to reflect on how they plan to finish their high school journey.
Senior Class Trip – After fund-raising for four years, the senior class takes a trip the week after graduation to celebrate their accomplishment and the close of a life-chapter.
TAPPS Academic and Arts Competitions – Students prepare and compete in various academic and artistic competitions against other Private and Parochial school students in the state.
Drama Productions & Concerts – Strengthen the performance skills of the participants and enrich the DCA community that attend.
* Prom and Homecoming Dances
* Denotes High School only activities