The Day Creek Howl

10 School Pet Peeves That Drive Students Crazy

10 School Pet Peeves That Drive Students Crazy

Ethan N. and Sydnee R.

February 26, 2018


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10. Freezing Room Temperatures Since we live in So Cal, temperatures can get a bit scorching and our teachers don’t always appreciate that. As soon as you walk into their classrooms, you feel cool, then colder, then really cold. If I need four blankets to stay slightly warm, there’s a problem. Our...

The Top 6 Struggles For People With Curly Hair

The Top 6 Struggles For People With Curly Hair

Sol A. and Demiana G.

February 22, 2018


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You’ve just woken up and your hair, which was perfect last night, looks like it got stuck in a bush. You try to fix it, but you can’t brush it. Not because it can’t be brushed, (although that might also be the case), but because that will make your hair look even worse. If you don’t understan...

Ten Weird Words You Never Knew Existed

Ten Weird Words You Never Knew Existed

Renee D., Writer

February 3, 2018


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There are over 171,000 words in the English language so far, and about 1,000 words are added every year, so it’s safe to assume there are several that you have never heard of. Here are ten strange words that you never knew existed. *cue drumroll* 1. Petrichor After it rains, there’s always a fresh, natura...

Horoscopes: Bogus Or The Real Deal?

Horoscopes: Bogus Or The Real Deal?

Sol A., Writer

February 3, 2018


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You had a bad day. Woke up too late, forgot your homework on your table and missed the bus to school. As you’re walking to class, you just keep thinking: Why me? Why today? Don’t worry, it’s probably because Mercury is in your path. Think I’m joking? Astrology is often looked at as an excuse fo...

The Future Of Dollar Bills: Bitcoin

The Future Of Dollar Bills: Bitcoin

Crystal M. and Emily L.

February 3, 2018


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All over the news, there have been reports about how crazy the market is for cryptocurrency. One popular form of cryptocurrency is Bitcoin. But what is Bitcoin? Here’s your guide: Bitcoin is a form of digital currency that doesn’t require an administrator or a central bank. Basically, it’s money th...

Nostalgic Memories Of Our Pre-K Past

Nostalgic Memories Of Our Pre-K Past

Emily L. and Demiana G.

January 23, 2018


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Remember when everybody came home with red marks covering their whole arms either from the unreasonably large amount of Silly Bandz, or playing the “Indian Burn” with their friends? That collective gasp from all the readers (including you) was the result of remembering those good ol’ days. Nowadays...

Re-Writing The Rules Of The Internet

Re-Writing The Rules Of The Internet

Emily L., Writer

December 15, 2017


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Imagine this, one day you decide to go on YouTube to totally not procrastinate from doing your homework. Instead of seeing the the usual lines of recommended videos, this is what pops up. “Sorry for the inconvenience, please pay for your ‘Social’ package in order to access this application....

Is Santa Claus Real?

Is Santa Claus Real?

Anabelle E., Writer

December 6, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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