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Pop Star Prince Dies At Age 57

Pop Star Prince Dies At Age 57

Frank C., Shan M., and Jake B.
May 2, 2016
Filed under School News

Legendary musician Prince passed away on April 21, 2016. At the age of 57, Prince Nelson Rogers had an unexpected death that confused the world. He was an idol who influenced millions of citizens, singers, actors, and other celebrities. His fame revolved around his incredible talent in music. He mastered ma...

Judge Antonin Scalia

Judge Antonin Scalia

Frank C. and Shan M.
March 11, 2016
Filed under School News

On February 13, 2016, Antonin Scalia died. Scalia was the Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He was 79 years old when he passed away. Scalia died at a luxury resort in west Texas because of heart trouble and low blood pressure. The news shocked many people because of his influence on the Sup...

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...

Wear A Helmet

Wear A Helmet

Rachel B. and Izzy M.
March 7, 2016
Filed under School News

Imagine a ferocious crash, boom. All of a sudden, you hear ambulance sirens in the background and realize you are not riding your bike anymore. You’re on the concrete, and you’re bleeding.  You will be transported to the hospital and doctors will add a series of staples to the gash in your head. They sa...

Non-Melting Ice Cream

Non-Melting Ice Cream

Lexi F. and Maddy M.
February 8, 2016
Filed under School News

Imagine a hot summer day. How does a nice cold bowl of ice cream sound? Now you can ditch the agony of having melted ice cream with a newly made non-melting ice cream.  Ah, rich people problems.   So far, two different schools and one major retailer have tried to make this dream a reality: the Un...

Sugar Addictions

Sugar Addictions

Rachel B. and Morgan P.
January 21, 2016
Filed under School News

Valentine’s Day is coming!  But have you ever checked to see how much sugar is in those candy grams? Many obese teens and children as young as eight years old are showing heart problems because of excessive sugar consumption. This may be the result of a sugar addiction. If someone has a sugar addiction,...

Recent Terrorist Attacks

Jamie H. and Sabrina V.
January 21, 2016
Filed under School News

Many people know ISIS by the terror reports in the media. ISIS is a fairly large group whose interpretation of Islam has persuaded some people that the faith teaches persecution to those of other religions. The two most recent attacks were in Paris, France, and San Bernardino, California. On No...

Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

Tiffy W., Lexi F., and Maddy M.
October 30, 2015
Filed under School News

September 11, 2001, was one of the deadliest days in US history. Each year, during Physical Education at Day Creek Intermediate, all students learn about 9/11. This year, Mr. Ornelas, one of the P.E. teachers, presented several 9/11 videos. Students learned that on September 11, 2001, over 3,0...

Los Osos High School Band Comes To Day Creek

Los Osos High School Band Comes To Day Creek

Joy P. and Bhavya K.
October 12, 2015
Filed under School News

When the Los Osos High School band came to Day Creek Intermediate School, they blew the audience away!  On September 4, 2015, Los Osos entertained Day Creek students with a musical show on the outside multi-purpose room stage. This is a once-a-year event that students at DCIS seem to greatly enjoy. The...

Watch D.O.G.S.

Watch D.O.G.S.

Lexi F. and Tiffy W.
October 12, 2015
Filed under School News

When people think about parent volunteers, they typically visualize a mom. However, at Day Creek Intermediate School, dads are the latest trend! On the evening of August 19, dads and their middle school children were invited on campus for the annual Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) present...

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