The Day Creek Howl

April 1 Update: COVID-19 2020-2021 School Retention Plan will hold back students for the upcoming school year 

Governor Gavin Newsom announced that students K-12 must repeat the 2019-2020 school year.

Carolina A., Bella D., and Ashley P.

April 1, 2020

*Dear readers, the following article is an April Fool’s piece written expressly for our Chives section of the Howl. This humorous collection of articles is meant solely for entertainment. For an authentic update regarding California’s schools, please see Dr. Judson’s letter here. The following is ...

Local PTSO Mom Goes To Rehab For Her Critical Cookie Addiction

Day Creek's PTSO Mom, Karen Jones, has struggled with a Girl Scout Cookie addiction, so her family checked her into rehab.

Jenna Q., Writer

February 21, 2020

Resisting the urge to indulge in one more measly box of Tagalongs, 43-year-old Karen Jones, Day Creek’s head PTSO Mom, checked into rehab by force. When asked to speak upon the issue, Karen displayed a deep-rooted addiction, repeating, “COOKIES! COOKIES!” while aggressively spasming.  Jones’ favorit...

AirPod Straps

Nordstrom had the... well.... unique idea to create a fashionable strap for the wireless AirPods.

Mikah C. and Riley G.

December 11, 2019

At Day Creek Intermediate School, everyone is an AirPod fan. They’re popular because they don’t have a strap; they’re lightweight and portable; they’re easy to hide from the eyes of ever-present proctors, teachers, and administration; and they connect wirelessly to students’ devices. AirPods...

Fall- A Pumpkin’s Point of View

Pumpkins protest against the single season use of pumpkin products.

Mikah C., Writer

October 10, 2019

We pumpkins have always been overlooked. ¾ of the year we are considered “out of season.” But look how tasty everyone finds the pumpkin products at Starbucks! Eager customers are lining up for the delicious latte, a stream of people stretching out the door the first day it appears on the menu. We ...

Water Bottles March Up to Day Creek’s Office And Demand Better Recycling

A group of angry water bottles protest.

Emily H. and Abby S.

March 21, 2019

On March 20, 2019, Mr. Aquafina #12 rallied up a crowd of mistreated water bottles. He, himself had suffered from these children who bottle-flipped or smashed his other brethren and tossed them into the wrong trash cans. When they go into these trash cans, they are not recycled, therefore given their...

The Injustice To Elves

Alisha G., Writer

December 11, 2018

Dear fellow elves, We all know of the stereotypes made against us. But on the fateful day of Friday, December 7, 2018, I decided to find out what exactly humans think of us. I learned through the snowmen that humans were holding a play called Buddy the Elf. So I disguised myself as one of them and ...

Save The Pumpkins!

Save the pumpkins!

Alisha G., Writer

October 31, 2018

Fall is usually a time of great fun: Halloween trick or treating, dressing up in costumes, and pumpkin carving, what’s not to love? And along with these fun activities, you’ve got pumpkin spice galore: lattes, scones, donuts, and that’s just the beginning. But have you ever thought about the actu...

Failure Is An Option!

Failure CAN be an option!

Tori D., Writer

September 25, 2018

The Day Creek Intermediate motto is “Failure is not an Option.” But if you’re intent to fail miserably, I suppose you could attempt to follow these steps! You get home. What is the first thing you do? It’s pretty obvious. Go right onto your phone and start binge-watching Netflix. Homework...

How To Be An ASMR Master

Remember to whisper really, really quietly.

Tori D., Writer

September 1, 2018

Hey Coyotes, welcome back to Day Creek Howl (said in a creepy, whispery tone). Today I will be showing you how to be a master at A-S-M-R. First of all, tap everything that you have around your house (or wherever you are). Start tapping your fridge, your bedroom door, and even your dog. After that,...

Interviews With Celebrities About The End-Of-The-Year

Crystal M. and Isabelle P.

May 14, 2018

We interviewed a couple of celebrities about their school experience as we near the end of the year and head toward summer break. What would you say to students taking end-of-the-year testing, Michael?                                                                ...

Backpack Add-Ons

You don't have to feel left out anymore! Your backpack can be just as heavy as your friends!

Isabelle P., Writer

May 8, 2018

Ever lift a backpack and find it surprisingly light? Do your friends complain about how heavy their backpacks are and make you feel left out? Well you don’t have to wonder anymore. Introducing the NEW and IMPROVED backpack add-ons kit! Ten-pound dumbbell keychains that actually do weigh ten poun...

Shower Power!

Do you believe in the power of the shower?

Emily L., Writer

March 5, 2018

Have you ever experienced writers block for an essay? Have you ever needed inspiration, but it wouldn’t come to you? Well we have the solution for you! Try using the age old trick, Shower Power! This method has been used for decades, and it works like a charm! You can find this magic liquid eve...

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