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

The student news site of Day Creek Intermediate School

The Day Creek Howl

To many students suprise, there were therapy dogs during lunch to help kids cheer up.

“Paws To Share” Spends a Week at Day Creek

Declynn G., Emily L., Jadyn K., and Adrian M. January 11, 2022

It’s another typical Monday at Day Creek Intermediate School. You head to your regular lunch hangout with your friends but stop when you notice a few unusual Ez-Ups. There is already a long line of students...

For a long time cursive writing been labeled as forgotten, but are we leaving anything behind?

The Forgotten Form of Writing

Aurora GS. and Kirsten L. December 8, 2021

For a long time, cursive has been labeled a “lost” form of writing. Its decline began around the ‘70s and has largely disappeared in the typical middle school classroom. Yet how did it move from...

Andrew H. is a DCIS student who has been improving his swimming skills since the age of four. He has practiced a majority of his life to accomplish his dream of becoming an Olympic swimmer.

Coyote Makes a Splash at Junior Olympics

Jadyn K., Adrian M., Declynn G., and Emily L. November 17, 2021

As you walk into the meet, nervous energy begins to build. You have worked so hard to make it to this point and you're finally there. All the hours you have given toward practice are finally paying off....

While some students may see reading as a waste of time, it can benefit your education in many ways.

AR: Notoriously Beneficial

Thomas T., Writer November 15, 2021

Throughout your student years, you are constantly being forced to read. Your parents, teachers, and even your peers remind you to open up a book. Accelerated Reader is commonly known as AR. It is a...

On October 29th, Day Creek Intermediate celebrated Halloween through a trunk or treat.

Halloween Trunk or Treat 2021

Declynn G., Emily L., Adrian M., and Jadyn K. November 1, 2021

Halloween is a scary and exciting time. Ghosts and goblins roam the streets in their costumes moving door to door for candy. Day Creek was intending to coordinate its annual Halloween bash, but then COVID-19...

Some schools around the world are canceling Halloween, but should Day Creek do the same?

Seattle School “Cancels Halloween,” Should We Do the Same?

Kirsten L. and Aurora GS. October 30, 2021

The fang-tastic Halloween holiday that everyone loves and enjoys is right around the corner. Mummies, zombies, witches, and more all come to life on October 31st.  For many students across the country,...

Students have been taking part in the Devious Lick Trend by vandalizing school property. Is there a way to prevent this from happening?

A Devious Challenge

Declynn G., Adrian M., Emily L., and Jadyn K. October 21, 2021

As you rush to the restroom those last few minutes of lunch, you peer inside and all you see is destruction. Someone threw toilet paper all over the stalls and the soap dispensers have been torn from their...

Locker rooms may be a huge change for those who haven’t been at school for quite a long time, but the lockers are expected to have many positive outcomes.

Are we Ready to Use Locker Rooms Again?

Emily L., Kaitlyn M., and Adrian M. October 13, 2021

Starting November 1, Day Creek Intermediate School will begin to require all students to use locker rooms once again. How will this affect student athletic participation?  Many students are nervous...

In 1972, Congress passed a law that granted citizens over the age of 18, as adults. However, this has created some problems in society.

Adulthood in America and It’s Issue

Aurora GS., Kirsten L., and Thomas T. October 13, 2021

In 1972, Congress made the final decision to change the age of legal adulthood to 18 from the prior age of 21. Becoming a grown-up sooner allows citizens the right to vote for government representation. The...

Sugar is everywhere, and is one of the most common ingredients, but is it affecting us in a negative way?

Natures Poison

Kylie A. and Andrew H. October 13, 2021

Sugar is everywhere, one of the most common ingredients in every meal. Studies show that it can be addictive as cocaine, yet most people do not even notice it in their food. And sometimes as people enjoy...

At the age of eight, Ryan W. was diagnosed with petit-mal seizures. Even though the seizures lasted seconds, the memory would last forever.

Silent Suffering

Ryan A., Editor-in-Chief October 4, 2021

A seizure is a sudden burst of uncontrolled electrical activity between brain cells. Though seizures may only last seconds, the experience lasts a lifetime.  For 8th grade student, Ryan W., this was...

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