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Missing Class For Assemblies

Missing Class For Assemblies

Demiana G., Writer

November 14, 2017


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“Okay class, right now we will be taking a test that is a very important part of your grade. You will have 10 minutes to study [teacher glances at clock]. Whoops, nevermind, there is an assembly. We’ll take it when we get back.” We’ve all had at least one teacher that is so wrapped up in a ...

Chances of Sleeping in an a Weekday

Chances of Sleeping in an a Weekday

Crystal M., Writer

November 9, 2017


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In a prior article, the Day Creek Howl investigated Senate Bill 328 regarding school beginning no earlier than 8:30am. However, the bill has been put on hold because there were not enough votes in the State Assembly. The California Teachers Association (C.T.A) published a recent mailer standing aga...

Chick-fil-a Attendance Event was a Hit

Chick-fil-a Attendance Event was a Hit

Sol A., Writer

October 31, 2017


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The students of DCIS were surprised by a recent Chick-fil-a event that our school hosted this Wednesday, October 25, on the outdoor stage. Students were presented with gift cards and candy, and were able to dance to music on the stage. There was even a dance-off between the Chick-fil-a Cow and our ver...

Superman’s Lost Socks

Superman’s Lost Socks

Isabelle P., Writer

October 25, 2017


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Dear Superman, A.K.A. Metropolis Marvel, A.K.A. Blue Cheese (whichever you prefer), We know you have a lot to do, so we’ll cut right to the chase. We found your socks in our Lost and Found. How they got there, well… let’s just say some people idolize you a little too much. Think crazed Elvis...

Why Star Wars?

Why Star Wars?

Demiana G., Writer

October 23, 2017


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You walk into Barnes and Nobles on a normal Saturday morning, looking for any book that satisfies the AR goal your mom has been nagging you about for a week. Suddenly, you are surrounded by Jedis and Stormtroopers. Maybe you walked right into the middle of a battle!  Or perhaps it is the one and only ...

Brilliant Band Concert

Brilliant Band Concert

Sol A. and Anabelle E.

October 9, 2017


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The sound of trumpets blaring and flutes whistling fills the air. The rhythm the of drums matches the beat. When the music stops, applause from the audience ring through the auditorium. The Day Creek Intermediate band delivered a very successful fall concert. The concert opened with sixth graders who st...

Visiting A New Country

Visiting A New Country

Isabelle P. and Eve H.

October 5, 2017


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You may or may not know what it’s like to come from a completely different country and see unique ways of living. It could either be completely fascinating or horrifying, depending on the person. Just last week, Day Creek Intermediate had the good fortune of a visit from some new people. No, we’re not ...

Should School Start Later?

Should School Start Later?

Crystal M., Writer

October 2, 2017


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Your alarm rings. You stretch, turn over, and hit the snooze button. Five minutes later, your alarm starts blaring again. You groan and cover your head with your pillow. What you would give for another half hour of sleep? This is a typical morning for many students at Day Creek and throughout the st...

Gym-a-palooza

Gym-a-palooza

Isabelle P., Writer

October 1, 2017


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Basketballs, volleyballs, ping-pong balls, and best of all, PIZZA! You know what we’re talking about, Gym-a-Palooza! The time-honored tradition that is way better than a dance. I mean, who wants to stand around wearing itchy ties and starched-solid dresses? So awkward! We’d much rather be chasin...

Should Teachers Use NetSupport More Often?

Should Teachers Use NetSupport More Often?

Sonia P., Writer

September 8, 2017


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Technology is everywhere on campus. Schools began the tech trend by providing individual laptops, or Chromebooks, to students a few years ago. These tools allow kids to take full advantage of the benefits of the Internet. However, to students, there is a limit to access. While students attempt to use t...

What Is With Morning Traffic???

What Is With Morning Traffic???

Ava Q., Writer

September 6, 2017


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If a student of DCIS asked their parents what they least liked about dropping their kids off at school, they would most likely say the traffic. Everybody hates traffic. It slows us down and makes us late, neither of which creates a fun morning. Traffic can cause accidents, and it’s caused by accidents....

Day Creek Staff Share Their Favorite Moments On The Job

Day Creek Staff Share Their Favorite Moments On The Job

Tiffany B., Writer

August 31, 2017


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We all have our favorite moments. It may be when you won a Little League trophy or got straight A’s. No matter how old you get, you will always have those moments that will put a smile on your face. At the start of the year, it’s common to hear teachers talking about prior classes and student...

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