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Mrs. Rivas’s Experience With World Vision

Mrs. Rivas’s Experience With World Vision

Savanna A., Writer
September 30, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Mrs. Rivas is a 6th grade teacher here at Day Creek. She has run the Team World Vision Marathon three times.What does this organization do? Team World Vision is a non-profit organization where they provide clean water to countries who are in need. World Vision’s main focus is to have people sponsor...

2016 Watch Dogs

Hayden F., Writer
September 12, 2016
Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) are taking over Day Creek Intermediate this school year with more Watch D.O.G.S. than ever. Watch D.O.G.S. was created by the National Center for Fathering in hope of making a better bond between father and son/daughter. They have accomplished that with more...

E3 Fun Run

E3 Fun Run
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Savanna A., Writer
September 3, 2016
Filed under Student Life

The E3 Foundation is an organization that has its annual Fun Run each year. This year’s Fun Run is their 11th annual 2k/5k run. Mrs. Lyon, Day Creek’s Principal, is the Committee Chair for the Fun Run, which means she organizes the event. She absolutely loves running, but she never thought she would ...

Meet Ms. Ybarra

Meet Ms. Ybarra

Carly F., Writer
August 29, 2016
Filed under Student Life

It all began when Ms. Ybarra started running cross country in high school.  As a results, she fell in love with sports. When she got to college, she knew that she wanted to learn more about exercise. At Penn State University she majored kinesiology, the study of movement. She then went to Azusa Pacific ...

Day Creek’s First Ever Media Camp

Savanna A., Writer
August 7, 2016
Filed under Student Life

As the new school year finally approaches, it’s time to get our heads back in the game. The Day Creek Howl (journalism), Tracks (yearbook) and CNN (broadcasting) also known as DCIS Media, hosted its first ever camp over the summer to get a head start for the coming school year. On the 29th and 30th o...

Summer Stories

Summer Stories

Anjali Moore and Bhavya Korkonda
May 31, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Usually students look forward to “being free” when they are released for summer vacation. They tend to use these couple months to do anything to their heart’s content. Some students travel to unique and exotic places. [I am going to] Alaska [to see] famous national parks, glaciers, oceans, ...

Washington D.C. Trip And Williamsburg

Washington D.C. Trip And Williamsburg

Colin C., Tyler D., Izzy M., and Natalie M.
May 18, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Envision being 2,260 miles across the country with fifty kids from school. This is what many students encountered during their spring break visit to Virginia and Washington DC. In a total of six days on the East Coast, they visited multiple monuments, museums, and memorials such as the White House, t...

The History Of Mother’s Day

Joy C. and Jennica V.
May 17, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Do you ever wonder why we have Mother’s Day? Well, Mother’s Day is a day when moms are celebrated for their hard work and dedication to their families. This holiday occurs every year on the second Sunday in May in the United States. This particular day of appreciation gives kids the opportunity to s...

Thank You…

Thank You…

Natalie M., Writer
May 17, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Let us end the year with saying goodbye. Goodbye to our teachers and goodbye to our friends. But most of all, let us, students, say thank you to the teachers. Without teachers, our lives would be drastically changed. We would not have the education that we have today. We would not be knowledgeable t...

Here Comes Summer!

Here Comes Summer!

Natalie M., Writer
May 17, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Ahhh, summer. No teachers. No homework. No grades to worry about. Just time to relax and hang out with friends and family. I have the opportunity to go to the beach, the park, the movies and just chill with my friends because I finally have free time to just be a kid. Then school returns. Onc...

The Ups And Downs Of Group Projects

Bhavya K. and Luke H.
May 10, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Many people love group projects. After all, the more the merrier, right? Well, working with a group may not always be beneficial. Even though the people in the group may have good (even great!) ideas, there are always others who don’t contribute. “They just kinda sit there, distracting everyone,...

In The Beginning…

In The Beginning…

Samantha M. and Lexi F.
May 9, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Do you know how old this school is? How many kids have been here before you? The first years of Day Creek were 2004-2005. Most of the kids who attended Day Creek were originally from Summit Intermediate. “The reason you go into teaching is to be around kids, and the energy and excitement in...

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