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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...

Parents With Unique Jobs

Morgan P. and Samantha M.
February 8, 2016
Filed under Student Life

What kind of job does your parent have? Unique jobs are right under your nose, you just don’t know it. A unique job that might be cool is a fragrance chemist. According to About Careers, fragrance chemists are the people who develop and test different scents: women’s and men’s perfume, soap, lotion and other ...

3-D Printers

Colin C. and Emily R.
February 8, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Printers are typically used to put ink onto a piece of paper.  But a 3D printer is different. One Day Creek student named Brendan S. owns a 3D printer and shared how it worked.  “I got my 3D printer over winter break of 2015. I wanted to make cool projects and it’s fun to have around.” A 3D ...

The History Of Christmas

Joy C. and Courtney C.
February 5, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Christmas is a holiday that celebrates numerous beliefs, including honoring the birth of Jesus Christ, an advertisement of fictitious characters, and songs for many people all over the world. The holiday is referred to as a Christian holiday because it celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ. The event is ...

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...

Cyberbullying

Amy F. and Bhavya K.
February 5, 2016
Filed under Student Life

The internet is a useful place with help for homework, ways to connect with friends, and much more! However, there is potentially a dark side to it: people who are seeking to torment others. This is called cyberbullying. Cyberbullying is similar to standard bullying, but it takes place using modern tec...

Trending Video Games

Courtney C. and Frank C.
February 5, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Playing video games is a popular thing for kids to do in 2016. There are a lot of popular games such Call of Duty, Destiny, Halo, Minecraft, Asphalt 8: Airborne, and many more. Some popular titles have improved and evolved yearly like the new Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 game. Video games have been ...

The History Of Kwanzaa

Taylor D. and Morgan P.
February 5, 2016
Filed under Student Life

There is Christmas and Hanukkah, but does anyone know about Kwanzaa? The name Kwanzaa comes from the Swahili phrase “matunda ya kwanza,” which means “first fruits of the harvest.”  Kwanzaa is celebrated by many African-American people in the United States, and also in parts of the African Diaspora...

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,...

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...

Halloween Bash

Halloween Bash

Sabrina V., Cami M., and Emily R.
February 4, 2016
Filed under Student Life

The Halloween Bash is an event that sixth, seventh, and eighth graders come together and celebrate Halloween. There are  activities such as making a trick or treat bag, playing arcade basketball, eating pizza, a Cookie Walk, bobbing for donuts, Phantom Toss, Witching Toss, Fear Factor Jelly Belly Challenge,...

El Niño Is Coming To Town

Anjali M. and Tiffy W.
February 4, 2016
Filed under Student Life

During winter in certain years, there's one weather event that you might hear about often: El Niño. El Niño is a weather pattern that comes from changes in ocean temperatures in the Pacific. El Niño can be a hazard to most environments and people’s lifestyles. During an El Niño, ocean ...

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