The Day Creek Howl

Tesla’s Coronavirus Defense

Tesla’s Coronavirus Defense

Ally D. and Carolina A.

April 6, 2020

Do you own a Tesla? If you do, your costly investment might just be worth it, as the new bioweapon defense could save your family from the deadly coronavirus.  The coronavirus spreads through infected liquids and resting particles, which the bioweapon defense filters out of the air.  In 2016, the defense pro...

Color Rally Challenge

Color Rally Challenge

Tommy T., Writer

April 1, 2020

On March 13, Day Creek Intermediate School closed its doors because of the pandemic COVID-19, and students were surprised by the news shortly afterward of distance learning online. But that doesn’t mean that the PE Department stopped working. To replace the canceled Color Rally, administrators crea...

Coronavirus: An Extrovert’s Perspective

Coronavirus: An Extrovert’s Perspective

Jenna Q., Writer

April 1, 2020

With the recent global coronavirus pandemic instilling strict self-isolation guidelines across the country, many students are left feeling lonely and helpless during these troubling times. Schools in California have been mandated to shut down, which has severely limited student opportunities for socia...

Coronavirus Kindness in California

Coronavirus Kindness in California

Shivani R. and Mikah C.

March 31, 2020

The coronavirus has affected and will likely continue to affect many people around the world. It is spreading rapidly and causing increasing fear, including within our own San Bernardino County. As of March 24, there have been 31 local cases. The first case was identified on March 15, which demonstrates...

Social Distancing

Social Distancing

Shivani R. and Mikah C.

March 21, 2020

With the coronavirus epidemic plaguing our globe, the White House Coronavirus Task Force has issued a policy entitled “15 Days to Slow the Spread.” A central part of that plan involves keeping away from others, which is  where social distancing comes into effect.  Social distancing is recomme...

Valentine’s Day in Middle School

Valentine’s Day in Middle School

Riley G. and Mireille G.

March 12, 2020

Valentine’s Day is a day filled with roses and chocolate. Hearts are everywhere and love is the word for the day. Couples venture out on dates, and cupid strikes unsuspecting hearts. But in middle school, it gets pretty complicated. It’s not elementary school where we gave boxes of chalky candy heart...

Is It A Sport?

Is It A Sport?

Azam E., Writer

March 5, 2020

There are over 8000 sports, according to Steemit. Yet some argue that physical exercise does not make an activity a sport. All across social media, videos degrade sports like cheer, archery, and dance. This can be offensive to those who engage in these sports. “I think it’s messed up how people d...

Holidays for All!

Holidays for All!

Jenna Q. and Shivani R.

February 28, 2020

Most schools have breaks throughout the school year for holidays. The most common intervals among students are Thanksgiving Holiday, Winter Recess and Spring Recess. While Thanksgiving and Spring Break don’t have anything to do with religious celebrations, multiple religious holidays fall in the middle of ...

Family Businesses

Family Businesses

Carolina A. and Ally D.

February 28, 2020

Does owning a business change how a person sees life? Does it instantly make them look snooty or intelligent? Perhaps, they look like any other student in your classroom. And chances are, their parents are self-employed. Around 33% of adults are self-employed in America, and the numbers are rising. Acco...

Family Fitness Night 2020

Family Fitness Night 2020

Conner L., Writer

February 22, 2020

The night was wild. PE teachers, parents, and students roared with delight. Neon lights gleamed in the dark gym creating a cool environment. Music played in the background, mixed with the sounds of laughter.  Family Fitness Night is an annual event enjoyed by both parents and students. But what was ...

College and Career Day

College and Career Day

Carolina A., Writer

February 21, 2020

Students walk around the gym looking for a station to pull up to. Maybe they will drive for UPS, work at Starbucks, or become a police officer. The options are many. As students get older they might just look back on this day and realize how important it was in helping them find what they wanted to b...

The Evolution of Emojis

The Evolution of Emojis

Riley G., Writer

February 18, 2020

On most phones, there are little pictures you can send to family and friends to express your emotions, thoughts, and beliefs. They range from animals to flags, and most people have received and sent them. The use of these emojis has changed the way we communicate.  “I use emojis to make the sentence a littl...

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