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The 2016 Election

The 2016 Election

Frank C., Shan M., and Luke H.
March 7, 2016
Filed under Opinion, School News

April 30, 1789, was the first time in American history that someone was elected president of the United States of America. Presidential elections have happened every four years since then. Now, it is time to decide who will be elected the 45th president of the United States. A lot of people have been...

Do Students Agree With Dress Code?

Do Students Agree With Dress Code?

Colin C., Jessica C., and Natalie M.
February 18, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Why does Day Creek have a dress code? A dress code is a combination of rules that decide what type of clothing students have to wear. All around the country, these rules have created controversy about what is allowed to be worn at school.  http://www.today.com/style/school-dress-codes-spark-wardrobe-wars-how-handle-it-your-t41786 Apparel such as spaghetti-straps, short shorts, and ga...

Should Teachers Receive Presents?

Should Teachers Receive Presents?

Jennica V. and Rachel B.
February 5, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Some school districts prohibit teachers from receiving any gifts throughout the school year.  Some states like Utah do not let teachers accept specific gifts such as gifts that convey an inappropriate relationship, from students. Although some may abuse these freedoms, should these acts of gratitude...

Social Media – Good Or Bad?

Taylor D. and Caiteyn M
February 5, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Many people have different opinions of social media apps like Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat. A survey conducted at Day Creek showed what students think about social media and whether or not they post comments on the internet. Students who don’t participate in social media had much to say. “{S...

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...

Do Lunches At School Fit Us?

Joy C. and Bhavya K.
February 5, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Take a trip through Victoria Gardens. There are restaurants everywhere, with options for different people groups and their choices. How does that compare with Day Creek?  Do lunches at school fit us? Many students say no, for a variety of reasons.   Aminata F., an African-American stu...

Do Twins Like Being At School Together?

Jennica V. and Maddy M.
February 4, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have a twin at school with you each day? Students at Day Creek Intermediate surround us everywhere we go. Did you know that several of them are twins? It would seem that twins should look alike and have the same personalities and be pleased to be at the...

Old Enough For A Cell Phone?

Old Enough For A Cell Phone?

Shan M., Luke H., and Frank C.
February 4, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Most kids on Day Creek’s campus own a cell phone. However, some students don't. Should these students have phones?   People say that kids our age shouldn't have cell phones because they are too young or irresponsible. Many students and parents disagree about whether middle school and ele...

Does Lack Of Sleep Affect Your Grades?

Warda B. and Morgan P.
October 12, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Could lack of sleep affect your grades? Have you ever wondered why you don’t do well in school? Do you think that you should sleep more? Kids who don’t have enough sleep oftentimes don’t do well in school. Scientifically, sleep is food for the brain. If you skip sleep, it is harmful for your...

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