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8th Grade Survivor Ball

8th Grade Survivor Ball

Mikah C., Writer

December 21, 2019

Fueled by the knowledge that this year’s competition would be their last, DCIS 8th graders brought their A-game to the annual 2019 Survivor Ball Tournament. It’s almost as if the last two years of competition were only practice, all in preparation for taking home the gold.  8th grader Lauren A....

7th Grade Survivor Ball

7th Grade Survivor Ball

Shivani R., Writer

December 21, 2019

After a year of experience, the seventh graders came in with confidence. But then again, you never know who will win when participating in the Survivor Ball tournament.  One of the teams that thought for sure they had it in the bag was the Defending Champs. They won the finals last year. But they ...

6th Grade Survivor Ball Tournament

6th Grade Survivor Ball Tournament

Tommy T., Writer

December 21, 2019

6th graders chatter loudly in the halls as they walk towards the gym. This was going to be their first time experiencing the Survivor Ball tournament. Many appeared confident, while others were a nervous wreck. Everyone all wanted the same thing: to be the champions. In the boy’s semifinals, The Beans compete...

Survivor Ball Tournament 2019

Survivor Ball Tournament 2019

Shivani R. and Mikah C.

December 21, 2019

  Dodge balls fly through the air . Students cheer from the bleachers. Everyone watches closely. Welcome to the 2019 Survivor Ball tournament.  This annual event takes place two days before Winter Break. Instead of going to elective, students spend two periods on December 18th and 19th in t...

Rachel’s Challenge

Rachel’s Challenge

Sean S and Tommy T

September 23, 2019

When the crowd of students heard about Rachel Scott’s story and legacy, they were definitely moved. Some started crying as they shared in her memories.  Rachel was a junior at Columbine High School when she became the first victim of a campus shooting. Yet those who remember her recall her kin...

The New Band Teacher: Mr. Castellanos

The New Band Teacher: Mr. Castellanos

Mireille G. and Kiley G.

September 16, 2019

Mr. Bonner smiled and waved as he left Day Creek Intermediate School that last day. He was officially retired. Having taught on our campus since the foundation was poured, he would miss his job, though he was ready to move on, a legend in Etiwanda. The new band teacher, Mr. Castellanos, has taken...

2019 Fall Fundraiser

2019 Fall Fundraiser

Sean S., Writer

August 19, 2019

As students look at the flyer, they are excited to see each of the potential prizes that they could win. One that really attracts attention is an Apple Watch, earned just for submitting ten emails requesting donations. How are additional prizes earned? They definitely don’t come for free. The S...

Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week

Alisha G. and Ashima G.

May 24, 2019

During the first full week of May, the United States of America celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week. Teacher Appreciation Week is a time for schools all over the country to appreciate and celebrate their teachers in their own way. Day Creek is no exception. “We work with our PTSO to celebrate teache...

The 2019 Spring Concert

The 2019 Spring Concert

Abby S. and Emily H.

April 25, 2019

On Wednesday, April 17, the Day Creek Band put on their Spring Band Concert. The entire Day Creek band did a fantastic job playing the Star Wars Medley and many other pieces, both modern and classic. The fifth graders from Lightfoot, Caryn and Golden Elementary started off the concert by playing the Royal Crow...

The 2019 Color Rally

The 2019 Color Rally

Raghu C. and Dylan R.

April 5, 2019

The clouds over DCIS cleared for the 10th annual color rally on Friday, Mar 22. Student's energy raised the roof of the gym, which was beautifully decorated with balloons and signs. Each of the five PE teachers chose a theme relating to their color. There was Mr. Henry’s Army, Mr. Nemecek became the Da...

Peter Pan Jr. 2019 Review

Peter Pan Jr. 2019 Review

Alisha G. and Ashima G.

March 8, 2019

On February 28, 2019, fifth graders from Golden, Caryn and Lightfoot Elementary visited our campus to watch Day Creek’s annual play production. Every year, Day Creek’s students have the opportunity to try out for the play which is led by Mrs. McReynolds. This year, students performed Peter P...

Day In The Life Of A Theater Kid

Day In The Life Of A Theater Kid

Emily H. and Abby S.

March 8, 2019

Many people think that musical theater is easy. I mean, all you have to do is sing and learn how to dance a little bit. Anyone could pull that off, right? That may be what you are thinking, however it is much more complex than that. This is what being a theater kid is really like. This year, Day Creek...

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