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The Day Creek Howl

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The Day Creek Howl

The student news site of Day Creek Intermediate School

The Day Creek Howl

This is an example of the art produced by ideogram.ai. with the idea behind it coming from Natalya W, who requested the AI to generate an image based on her given request.

The art of AI art

Michelle W. and Kasela D. September 30, 2023

In October 2022, a new AI concept exploded on various platforms–generating more than two million images and over 10 million daily users. What was it? This artificial intelligence program is a digital...

Students often talk about their viewpoints on PACK and the things they experience from it.

Should electives be more like PACK?

JD K. and David B. September 26, 2023

Have you ever looked around your elective and wished everyone had the same talent? Perhaps you spent years in music lessons, but the option to play with a higher ability level simply doesn’t exist. So...

The expectations signs around campus have the saying, failure is not an option, on them.

Is Failure Not an Option?

Brooklyn B. and Brooklynn H. September 18, 2023

Have you ever been told that “failure is not an option?” This simple phrase has been Day Creek’s motto since the school’s inception in 2004. The original principal and staff instituted it the...

A photo of the aquatic robot Luke L. created for his SeaPerch competition.

Paving the Way to the U.S. Navy

Shreya P., Maddie S., and Sanai B. May 24, 2023

Seventh-grader Luke Lopez has dreamed of being a fighter pilot in the Navy since he was nine-years-old. He grew up attending air shows, including one memorable performance: a demo of two fighter planes...

There has been an increase in the number of students using AirPods in class, but teachers believe they provide an opportunity for cheating.

Should AirPods be allowed in class? Why or why not?

Nikki K., Writer May 24, 2023

Have you ever seen someone using AirPods in class? Have you ever used AirPods in class? Although they’re generally not allowed, many students argue that they should be. Can the privilege of this technology...

Becoming a hot topic in recent months, AI has taken the internet by storm.

Unraveled: the AI enigma

Marco A., Writer May 21, 2023

To those of the next and current generations, Be vigilant! With the ever-increasing presence of AI in our daily lives, including the release of ChatGPT and Bard; many questions have been asked by some...

Three students are talking and gossiping behind another students back.

Being Wanted Feeds the Ego

Liam C., Brynlee S., Sienna G., and Alice L. May 16, 2023

According to Merriam-Webster, a people pleaser is someone who “has an emotional need to please others, often at the expense of his or her own needs or desires.”  No surprise. People just want to...

A DCIS student tells her story of dancing throughout the years.

A Dancer’s Journey

Alice L., Liam C., Brynlee S., and Sienna G. May 9, 2023

Hours of commitment led to one anxiety-filled moment. Yet it’s exactly what they’d trained for. They huddled on stage right. Kelly’s dance group held their collective breaths, waiting for the announcement....

A Day Creek Coyote enjoying the first book of The Hunger Games series.

The Evolution of the Games

Shreya P. and Maddie S. May 9, 2023

Since 2008, The Hunger Games book series has been an iconic story of war, love, and loss for young readers across the globe. Teens and adults alike have been captivated by the characterization and plot...

Blue light can have some extremely harmful effects on your eyesight.

Shining Light on the Effects of Blue Light

Ella F. and Razan A. April 27, 2023

One look around you reveals all that you need to know. Cell phones are all over, faces glued to tiny screens, drawing in the eyes of nearly every teen at the mall, restaurant, family table, and school...

Some people believe that the AIs are helping with cheating and will eventually take over the internet.

The Elephant in the Classroom

Sanai B., Hayden H., and Ginny Z. April 21, 2023

Dear Teachers, We’ve discovered a new, ingenious, yet sly way to cheat: AI language models. In a world where you may be looking for passed notes under a table, we’re light years ahead of you. The...

Should humans be able to  form personal relationships with AI chatbots?

Human Relationships With AI

Christina C. and Ellhie-Sheba A. April 21, 2023

Many AI powered chatbots including ChatGPT, DAN, and Bing AI have helped many people with everyday needs. Whether you’re coding, searching for recipes, or even learning a language, these bots are there...

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