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Enrichment

Book Bank

Book Bank is a voluntary incentive reading program designed to promote extracurricular reading among Divine Child Elementary School students. Students are challenged to read between 300 and 500 pages per reading period in order to earn out of uniform and gift card incentives.

Book Cafe

Book Café is a monthly program where a mystery reader introduces a new book into the library; this program is grade level specific and includes activities such as a book raffle and book discussion.

Book Clubs

Students in 5th grade and junior high have the opportunity to participate in a book club featuring selected titles with discussion and activities.

Bookmark & Book Cover Contest

Themed contests in which students can create an artistic expression of a chosen book as either a book cover or bookmark.

Bible Quiz

Junior High students compete against other Catholic schools on a Bible Quiz team.

Career Day

Junior High students participate in a day of career presentations designed to expose them to a variety of different career options.

DCES Summer Camps

Divine Child Elementary School hosts a select group of summer enrichment programs for students at various grade levels to help them develop study skills, strengthen their reading skills or explore the arts. Offerings vary yearly.

DCHS Summer Camps

Divine Child High School hosts a variety of summer enrichment programs and summer youth athletic camps for students from the elementary level through incoming ninth graders.

Essay & Handwriting Contests

Students at all grade levels participate in a variety of contests to enhance their writing skills and give them an opportunity to win awards for their efforts.

Family Science Night

A night of fun science activities designed to teach and excite students about science with a variety of hands-on experiments. The Ann Arbor Hands On Museum brings their equipment and the expertise to stimulate interest in science for students of all ages.

Field Trips

Students in Grades 3 to 8 participate in multiple off-campus field trips to complement their classroom curriculum. Field trips include Lansing Capital Tour, Junior Achievement Finance Park, various plays and performances and the Holocaust Museum.

Poetry Slam

Students in grades 4-8 participate in a school-wide poetry celebration designed to enhance reading fluency and expression during poetry month (April).

Published Authors Club

Students have the opportunity to write and illustrate an original book. The book is published and presented to student authors at a grade level reception.

Reading & Math Month

One month of each year is designated as Reading (March) and Math (April) month. Students receive a calendar with activities or incentives for each day of the month in order to foster a heightened interest in reading and math.

Reading Counts

A reading incentive program through the Library in which students read and take a quiz on a book of their choice in order to build reading comprehension. Incentives include homeroom pizza parties, movie parties and books.