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Color Rally

Color Rally

Jamie H., Taylor D., and Sabrina V.
May 2, 2016
Filed under Student Life

What is the Color Rally? The Color Rally is a competition that takes place every year the day before spring break. This tournament is between Day Creek Intermediate School’s P.E. classes. The rally has been a tradition for the past 5 years at D.C.I.S. Every P.E. teacher has a different theme. Ea...

April Fools’ Day

Courtney C., Writer
April 26, 2016
Filed under Student Life

April Fools’ Day is an unofficial holiday that we celebrate every year on the 1st of that month. Some people play pranks on others, while many are the ones getting pranked. How did April Fools’ Day begin? It started in 1700 when English pranksters began to play tricks on each other. No one know...

History Of Easter

History Of Easter

Maddy M. and Anjali M.
April 25, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Easter was held this year on Sunday, March 27. The holiday is celebrated on a different day each year, but the date falls mostly between March 22 and April 25. In the Christian religion, Easter honors Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead. Christians may also celebrate the night before Easter V...

History Of St. Patrick’s Day

History Of St. Patrick’s Day

Anjali M. and Maddy M.
April 5, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Do you know how St. Patrick’s Day came to be? St. Patrick's Day occurs every year on March 17. This holiday is celebrated with parades, concerts, exotic food, firework shows, dancing, and enormous amounts of green, green, and more green. St. Patrick’s Day is full of religious and cultural ...

A Day In The Cafeteria

A Day In The Cafeteria

Lexi F. and Caiteyn M.
April 3, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Do you really know what goes on behind the scenes in the Day Creek cafeteria? You may think that health standards are not followed or minimal effort is going into our lunches. In order to investigate, The Howl decided to see what it was like to be a DCIS cafeteria worker for a day. Every day, all ...

Who Is Mrs. Haines?

Who Is Mrs. Haines?

Courtney C. and Tiffy W.
March 30, 2016
Filed under Student Life

After the Christmas season, Day Creek Intermediate hired a new librarian to work alongside Mrs. Ratkovic while Mrs. Torres was out. Mrs. Haines, the new librarian, works hard and does a lot for students, but sometimes they might not even notice her work. “One of the challenges I have is that I ha...

Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Savings Time

Rachel B. and Courtney C.
March 17, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Daylight saving time has zoomed past and we are in a tornado of exhaustion. We seem to change our clocks without really thinking about it.. Daylight saving time started out in Canada. It was introduced to the U.S. in 1918 by President Woodrow Wilson during World War I. Soon after, the U.S. abandoned DST,...

Disneyland Cancelled

Disneyland Cancelled

Izzy M. and Lexi F.
March 14, 2016
Filed under Student Life

It was easy to see that the 8th graders at Day Creek Intermediate were upset that their end of-the-year trip was changed from Disneyland to Knott’s Berry Farm. The 8th grade Disneyland trip has been a tradition since 2004, when Day Creek was built. “I don’t like it because that’s like our 8th grade reward,...

Divorce

Izzy M. and Natalie M.
March 9, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Some people have families that are separated. Divorce is the legal dissolution of a marriage. According to US Divorce Rates and Statistics, about 1,000 people each year get a divorce in the United States. According to World of Psychology, most kids who have parents who are divorced go down into d...

Day Creek’s Opinion Of Coffee

Day Creek’s Opinion Of Coffee

Jennica V. and Joy C.
March 8, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Students and teachers who attend Day Creek Intermediate School explained how coffee affects us (students, teachers, other human beings), and their opinion on coffee. To learn the different perspectives of Day Creek attendees, we started by interviewing a couple teachers from different grade levels....

ComedySportz LA Comes To Day Creek

Emily R. and Sabrina V.
March 7, 2016
Filed under Student Life

On February 17, ComedySportz LA, an improv group from Los Angeles, came to Day Creek Intermediate School. The audience seemed to have a fun time laughing at the interactive improvisers. “It’s fun to go with all your friends and family, so it’s just something to enjoy,” said Lilly L., a six...

Matt Performed At Carnegie Hall

Matt Performed At Carnegie Hall

Tyler D. and Samantha M.
March 7, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Matthew G., a 7th grade student at Day Creek Intermediate School, has only been playing the piano for four years, but has already been invited to play at Carnegie Hall in New York City four times. “Well, my friend inspired me to play piano,” said Matthew. “My friend invited me over to his pi...

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