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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...

Are Roller Backpacks Beneficial?

Are Roller Backpacks Beneficial?

Sonia P., Writer

August 25, 2017


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The title might ring a bell in the heads of our faithful Howl readers. A writer last year who wrote “The Roller Backpack Ban” was...how should I put this nicely...wrong. Most students at Day Creek find themselves stuffing many things into their backpacks. From 1 to 3 inch binders, to their pet ro...

Soon-To-Be Scrubs Orientation

Soon-To-Be Scrubs Orientation

Amy Z., Elena C., and Hailey M.

May 1, 2017


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Ah, another group of scrubs. No, not the medical kind, we’re talking sixth graders. That’s right, those middle school newbies. On April 19, a pristine pack of bright-eyed, bushy-tailed, soon-to-be Coyotes arrived at Day Creek Intermediate. Students from Caryn, Golden, Lightfoot, and other schoo...

Alice In Wonderland Jr. Play

Alice In Wonderland Jr. Play

Hailey M., Elena C., and Amy Z.

April 18, 2017


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“For painting the roses RED, someone will lose their head!” “A very, merry unbirthday to you, to you!” “Say ‘How Do You Do’ and shake hands, shake hands, shake hands.” From April 6 to 7, Mrs. McReynolds, the director, and her crew presented their play, Alice In Wonderland Jr., where their ...

Lincoln Shrine Field Trip

Lincoln Shrine Field Trip

Amy Z., Elena C., and Hailey M.

March 24, 2017


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On Tuesday, March 7, Mr. Ferrari and Mrs. Morrison’s eighth grade classes took a field trip to the Lincoln Shrine in Redlands, California. On this field trip, the students got to explore a variety of Lincoln memorabilia. “This is the largest collection of Lincoln mementos and historical stuff sen...

Cal Poly Field Trip: Did It Help?

Cal Poly Field Trip: Did It Help?

Elena C., Hailey M., and Amy Z.

March 8, 2017


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On Thursday, February 23, Mrs. Kuramata took 36 eighth graders to Cal Poly Pomona to motivate them to attend college in the future. After this field trip, Mrs. Kuramata hoped that her students would see that college would be an exciting experience. “You can do anything that you want [in college],...

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