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Captain America: Civil War Review

Captain America: Civil War Review

Frank C., Shan M., and Tyler D.
May 17, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movie Reviews

If you like action and superhero movies, Captain America: Civil War is the movie for you. It is the newest addition to the Marvel movie collection and it is filled with action. Warning: the first paragraph includes major spoilers from the film but the following provide information. The new group Avengers ...

Zootopia Movie Review

Zootopia Movie Review

Jamie H. and Caiteyn M.
May 2, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movie Reviews

Zootopia is the newest movie produced by Disney, and it’s a smash hit in all the local theaters. Zootopia was released globally on March 4. According to Time.com, on the opening day, the film Zootopia made $1.4 million dollars. So far, this film has earned about $300 million dollars worldwide. ...

Annie Jr. Audience Review

Annie Jr. Audience Review

Tiffy W., Joy C., and Jennica V.
April 5, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On February 25th and 26th, Annie Jr. was performed at Day Creek Intermediate. The play is a story about an orphan named Annie who does anything she can to find her birth parents. Along the way, she meets Mr. Warbucks and Miss Grace who invite her to stay at Mr. Warbucks’s mansion during the Christmas se...

Annie Jr. – Behind The Scenes

Annie Jr. – Behind The Scenes

Rachel B. and Courtney C.
February 23, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life

Lights, Camera, Action! The staff, backstage crew, and cast have been working on the upcoming Annie Jr. play for about since November. Performances are on February 25 and 26. Everything seems to be going smoothly, but what is really going on behind the scenes? At the beginning, many students audi...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Natalie M. and Jessica C.
February 8, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movie Reviews

The epic series of Star Wars lives on. On December 18, 2015, the movie was released and has since made an astonishing $1.961 billion in worldwide box office revenue. In 2015, Star Wars Episode 7 was the highest selling movie, with 88,674,903 tickets sold. Most critics have enjoyed Star Wars. 93% of ...

The Hunger Games Review

Bhavya K., Writer
February 5, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Uncategorized

Hunger Games was good. It covered all the major points from the book. Sure a couple edits here and there, but that’s how movies are. They didn’t change anything drastic, like creating Katniss’s younger sister or a younger cousin to take care of because their aunt was ill. One thing that was a bit...

Winter Band Concert

Maddy M. and Anjali M.
February 5, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life

Did you see the band concert at Los Osos on December 9th? On December 9 at Los Osos, students from the Day Creek performed their Winter Band Concert. Mr. Bonner, Day Creek’s distinguished band teacher directed the students who participated in the concert. They performed songs like Midnight Procession,...

The Talent Show

Emily R. and Jessica C.
February 3, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life

On December 5, Day Creek had a talent show for all grades to see and enjoy. Many students participated and worked to carry out the performance with the help of Leadership Students and staff alike applauded the abilities that Day Creek students exhibited.  A variety of talents were demonstrated as...

The History Of Hanukkah

The History Of Hanukkah

Maddy M. and Anjali M.
December 15, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Have you ever wondered how Hanukkah became a holiday? Hanukkah is a traditional holiday that features an eight-day Jewish celebration. During 200 BC, Judea was ruled by Antiochus III, the king of Syria. He allowed Jews to practice their belief, but his son, Antiochus IV Epiphanes, banned the Jewish...

History Of Thanksgiving

History Of Thanksgiving

Anjali M. and Maddy M.
December 10, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

What do you know about the history of Thanksgiving? Thanksgiving is a day for a grand feast that everyone can enjoy. Do you know the main historical events that happened during the first Thanksgiving? The original Thanksgiving took place when 102 pilgrims took a perilous journey to escape religious pers...

Middle School Actors On Campus

Middle School Actors On Campus

Tiffy W., Lexi F., and Maddy M.
October 29, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On September 2nd, during 7th grade lunch, middle school students at Day Creek Intermediate School were invited to discuss what they do as young actors or actresses. Questions were also asked about their careers. “You get to create different characters, and it gives you the freedom of who you ...

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