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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

A small child holding a bag of Halloween candy.

The Origins of Halloween: Is Trick-or-Treating Dangerous?

Jasmine L., River Y., and Christina C. November 2, 2022

Don’t take candy from strangers! This is the classic saying most parents tell their children. But what about trick-or-treating? On the night of Halloween, children walk up to the doors of nearby residents...

Religions can have all kinds of unique symbols and traditions.

How Does Religion/Faith Affect Students’ Daily Lives?

River Y., Christina C., and Jasmine L. October 21, 2022

On a typical day, Vanmayi B., a seventh-grade student at Day Creek Intermediate, prays before going to bed. Vanmayi was raised Hindu, but gradually accepted beliefs from other religions.   “I personally...

Students sometimes get so consumed with drama that it starts to affect students at home.

Drama’s Effect on Middle Schoolers

Alice L., Sienna S., and Sienna G. October 18, 2022

If you dive deeper into the tight-knit, junior high community, you’ll find that many middle schoolers gravitate toward drama, with topics that range from friendship to relationship issues. Some people...

The rivalry between Ronaldo and Messi does not lessen their respect for each other and their love and passion for the game.

Messi or Ronaldo?

Liam C. and Chloe L. October 17, 2022

The rivalry between Ronaldo and Messi is something known widely around the soccer world. Their opposition began when the two competed against each other for the first time in the 2007-2008 UEFA Champions...

Duck Donuts have made a splash with middle school students.

Duck Donuts Are Delicious!

Ellhie-Sheba A., Writer September 8, 2022

It's an early Saturday morning, and what do we have time for? Donuts! What student doesn’t love a  donut (and maybe a coffee, pending parent approval) after rolling out of bed? It's practically a Southern...

Students bring their parents to their classrooms to show off all the achievements throughout the year.

Open House Returns To Day Creek

Everett C. and Thomas T. May 17, 2022

You tour your family around the room, showcasing your work and dedication as the teacher shakes hands and takes photos with students and parents. All of your projects have led up to this moment, which...

Burnout is a dangerous thing that can cause mental and physical issues.

Burnout: A Lost Flame

Everett C. and Thomas T. April 26, 2022

Nonstop classes, stacks upon stacks of homework and demanding expectations all lead to one thing: burnout. Fatigue, anxiety and depression are all caused by burnout. This is a state of emotional, physical,...

Plagiarism in music is becoming more apparent as generations pass.

A Divided Lawsuit

Thomas T. and Everett C. April 14, 2022

Released on October 1st, 2020, Dua Lipa’s “Levitating” proved to be appropriately titled as it ranked on the top Billboard 100, reaching #2 at its peak. However, the legacy of this song would soon...

The game that we know and love is finally back after a 99 day lockout.

Baseball is Back!

Justin T., Writer March 20, 2022

Ladies and gentlemen, the game we love and desire is back! After months and countless hours of negotiations, Rob Manfred and the owners finally agreed to a deal with the MLBPA on the evening of March 10th,...

According to Google a role model is “a person looked to by others as an example to be imitated. However, can young audience members look up to these people?

Are Role Models Dead?

Kylie A. and Ariana A. March 10, 2022

Google defines a role model as “a person looked to by others as an example to be imitated.” Most kids look up to people who are actors, professional athletes, or social influencers. But behind the...

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