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Is Santa Claus Real?

Is Santa Claus Real?

Anabelle E., Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

We all remember those tales of Old Saint Nick we heard when we were younger. Now as middle schoolers, some of us have come to believe that this was a story that parents used to keep us well-behaved (since none of us wanted a lump of coal in our stockings). But are we correct thinking that this fat-bellied ...

Technology is Making Us Socially Awkward

Technology is Making Us Socially Awkward

Viraj N., Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Hey Jack, come outside and meet your friend. No, Mom. I’m texting him right now. I don’t need to talk to him in person. Have you ever texted someone when they were sitting right in front of you? Well, that is what technology is doing to a lot of people. At this rate, we probably won’t ever go...

It’s Too Early

It’s Too Early

Sydnee R., Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Dear Social Media, You need to stop. I was in the car yesterday and guess what was on the radio...Christmas carols. Seriously! It isn’t even December yet! Why am I listening to “Winter Wonderland,” and “All I Want for Christmas is You,” already? What happened to the joy of hearing this ...

Who Is Your Favorite? Me, of Course!

Who Is Your Favorite? Me, of Course!

Viraj N., Arul L., and Ethan N.

November 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Have you ever wondered what your parents think about you and your ignorant siblings? Who, after all, is their favorite? “I have three kids myself and I don’t have favorites. Often times kids may feel [disliked because] it’s a perception that they have. Such as their sibling is more preferred o...

Top 15 Cheesy Puns That Are Actually Clever

Top 15 Cheesy Puns That Are Actually Clever

Abigail N., Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

What is your way of getting a laugh out of someone? I know mine. Puns. The jokes that are so cheesy, you can’t help but laugh. They crack you up, at least most of the time. Here are some of the cheesiest puns that are actually pretty clever, that will (hopefully) make you laugh.   What doe...

Why Mom, Why?

Why Mom, Why?

Sol A. and Demiana G.

November 14, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Oops. You accidentally broke your mother’s beloved vase when you were playing catch inside. You were immediately grounded and your parents huddled to conspire about a punishment for you. Will they take away your Xbox? Make you clean the front yard? Or even..gasp...make you read a book? No. Lo and behold,...

How to Control your Memory

How to Control your Memory

Sydnee R., Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“Goodnight mom, goodnight dad,” you say to your parents as you are about to drift off into a comfortable sleep. Suddenly, you hear a slight ding. You open your messages to see your best friend asking you if you studied for the test. “What are you talking about?” you respond. “The social stud...

Will Robots Replace Teachers?

Will Robots Replace Teachers?

Ethan N., Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Technology is slowly taking over the world of learning. Students are already using educational websites such as IXL and ConnectEd at school. Some people think that technology can replace teachers because AI (artificial intelligence) robots can teach more efficiently. According to the Telegraph, if AI were in charge, only thirty percent o...

10 Crazy Things The Ancient Romans Actually Did

10 Crazy Things The Ancient Romans Actually Did

Sonia P., Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Here are 10 crazy facts about the Ancient Romans that we bet you never knew! 10. Romans Drank Gladiator Blood To Cure Epilepsy Did you know gladiator blood was prescribed by Roman doctors to cure different diseases such as epilepsy and infertility. Since gladiator blood was quite pricey, someone ...

8 Life Hacks For School

8 Life Hacks For School

Ava Q., Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

School can be so much fun!  Sometimes. Rarely. OK, it can be kind of boring, and hard, and sleep inducing… anyway you get the idea. But don’t worry! The Day Creek Howl has got your back. These hacks will blow your mind  and might actually be helpful! Without further ado, here they are: Do yo...

Top 10 Most Expensive Cars

Top 10 Most Expensive Cars

Viraj N., Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The average price of a new car in the U.S. is $33,560. Most adults and families drive cars from inside that price range. However, the most affluent can afford luxurious cars. A recent article by Mike Guy, showcased the top ten most expensive cars on the planet. Here is a list of the top 10 most expens...

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