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The Day Creek Howl

The student news site of Day Creek Intermediate School

The Day Creek Howl

The student news site of Day Creek Intermediate School

The Day Creek Howl

Avatar: The Way of Water is one of the highest grossing films of the year.

Avatar: The Way of Water

Troy S., Writer February 3, 2023

The sequel to Avatar (2009) by James Cameron, Avatar: The of Water, released last month, December 16, which was almost 6 weeks from now. This leaves it at 6th on the all - time list of movies. Which means...

In the past three weeks, in just San Fransisco, they had a total of 17 inches of rain from December 26 to January 15. This is about 6 inches more than average.

California’s Cyclones

Troy S., Writer January 24, 2023

Last Sunday, the bay area of California was hit by an immense amount of rain along with destructive winds. Up in northern California, citizens experienced flooding up to about 20 feet. Countless trees...

When animals are being used for testing, they are put in a specific laboratory where tests are run on them.

Animal Testing: The Controversy Behind It

Ella F. and Razan A. January 20, 2023

You anxiously wait for your turn to come. You hear the alarmed squeals of the other animals as they are put into cages. Soon after, they are tested with liquids, gasses, and other toxic chemicals. Believe...

Several awareness months are strongly commemorated, while others are overlooked.

Awareness Months: Why Are They Put Aside?

Addison J. and Hayden H. December 21, 2022

You crawl out of bed on a typical weekday morning and begin getting dressed, aware that today is a spirit day. The purpose? To raise awareness about breast cancer, which affects hundreds of thousands of...

Bagged food waste being placed into a green trash bin.

New Food Compost Law Affects California Residents

Christina C., River Y., and Jasmine L. December 20, 2022

Have you noticed the new food waste barrels that popped up in our school cafeteria before Thanksgiving break? They are the result of a new law here in California that’s made them a common sight in schools...

Adidas breaks partnership with Kanye West due to his anti semitic comments.

Kanye West and Adidas

Troy S., Writer November 3, 2022

Kanye West, also known as Ye, recently made anti-semitic comments in an interview with Adidas (Kanye’s biggest brand) and ended their partnership with Kanye that started in 2013. Adidas stated this morning,...

Families are left without a home and have few supplies. Rescue teams have to look through the rubble for survivors.

Mississippi Climate Change

Troy S., Writer October 24, 2022

This year, areas in the Mississippi Basin experienced droughts and numerous heat waves from climate change. If not droughts, other areas have dealt with massive amounts of heavy rain that led to severe...

On October 12, DCIS bands performed for their first time this year to a packed house.

Fall Band Concert

Troy S., Writer October 18, 2022

On October 12, the DCIS sixth, seventh, and eighth-grade bands performed at the Day Creek Gym. Our new band director, Ms. Carly Miller, prepared her students for their first public appearance this year....

The One Chip Challenge is supposed to be harmless, but the spiciest pepper ever may bring about a trip to the hospital.

The Dangers of the One Chip Challenge

Troy S., Writer October 18, 2022

`The One Chip Challenge is currently a viral trend on TikTok and Youtube. The challenge is to eat the single spicy tortilla chip inside the oversized box and attempt to last as long as possible without...

An ex-cop killed 34 people including children at a day-care center.

Thailand Massacre

Troy S., Writer October 7, 2022

This Thursday a shooting took place at the Uthai Sawan Child Care in Thailand. The shooter, Panya Khamrapm, arrived at the daycare at around noon. He was armed with a gun but mainly used a knife on the...

Savannah, a young girl, was carried by helicopter to a hospital after being in a shootout.

Young Girl Killed in Shootout

Troy S., Writer October 7, 2022

On Tuesday in Hesperia, Savannah Graziano (a fifteen-year-old girl) along with her father, Anthony Graziano, was shot during a shootout with the police. Savannah was taken to the hospital by helicopter...

Cuba was the first to get hit by the hurricane while it was around a 2-3 category hurricane. But while it barreled across the Gulf of Mexico it progressed into a category 4.

Hurricane Ian

Troy S., Writer October 7, 2022

On Wednesday, Hurricane Ian slammed into the southwestern coastal region of Florida leaving communities devastated and towns flooded. Hurricane Ian arrived as a category 4 storm with winds up to 125 miles...

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