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American Sign Language

American Sign Language

Abby S. and Emily H.

May 15, 2019

Imagine this. A young girl is driving and gets pulled over by the police. An officer walks over and taps on the window. When she responds, she signs that she is deaf and can’t hear what he is saying, in hopes he will understand. But, the sad truth is, only around 2 out of 100 people in America even k...

Keeping America Great: Social Experiment

Keeping America Great: Social Experiment

Tori D. and Paige S.

May 14, 2019

Make America Great Again, also known as MAGA, was President Trump’s electoral campaign motto in 2016. Over the past several days, writers from the Day Creek Howl, conducted a social experiment in MAGA gear, which involved the infamous red hats and sweatshirts. Below are some of our accounts. S...

What It’s Like To Be A Student Athlete

What It’s Like To Be A Student Athlete

Roxy R., Writer

April 19, 2019

“Hey, you free? We should hang out this weekend.” “Sorry I can’t. I have practice.” They look away with an irritated look on their face, sad that once again, the sports player couldn’t hang out. “Like always!” Sports have many benefits for people, especially for students. ...

Does Statewide Testing Matter?

Does Statewide Testing Matter?

Alisha G., Writer

April 15, 2019

It’s April, and you know what that means! Statewide testing, everyone’s favorite! Okay, not really. But even if it’s not preferable, it’s still pretty darn important. “State testing is our #1 accountability system,” said Day Creek’s principal, Mr. Apodaca. The accountability system i...

Holi: India’s Colorful Holiday

Holi: India’s Colorful Holiday

Alisha G. and Ashima G.

March 22, 2019

Butterflies and bees fly around, a telltale sign of spring. And with spring also comes holidays. From March 20 to March 21, Indians around the world celebrated the festival of colors with powdered colors and water balloons. The festival of colors, more commonly known as Holi, is a Hindu festival...

The Struggle With Finding My Style

The Struggle With Finding My Style

Roxy R., Writer

March 18, 2019

Picking and wearing clothes use to be one of the most straightforward tasks for me. I could wear whatever was in my reach and not care what it was. I wouldn’t care if I was wearing a bright pink shirt and red pants; I knew they didn’t match, but I felt confident with whatever was on me. Soci...

[email protected]#$%^&* Restaurants

!@#$%^&* Restaurants

March 8, 2019

In recent months, a new shopping plaza has popped up near Day Creek and with it, the restaurant "Cluck-N-Pollo" with its controversial slogan. In addition, we wrote about another restaurant that features profanity in its title. The Howl looks at students' opinions and the stories behind the restaurant.

@*$% Opinions

@*$% Opinions

Paige S. and Sana M.

March 8, 2019

The Day Creek Howl recently wrote an article about profanity and euphemisms seen in local businesses. For example, in Rancho Cucamonga alone, we have Cluck-N-Pollo and Bad A** Coffee. While the profanity in Bad A** Coffee is obvious, you might be wondering about Cluck-N-Pollo? Well, Cluck-N-Pollo’s marketi...

Feminism

Feminism

Bryce P. and Maleehah H.

February 23, 2019

Out of 7.53 billion people, around 49.6% are women and 50.4% men. Even with percentages nearly the same, some believe that women’s rights are not equal to those of men. This idea is called feminism. The exact definition of feminism is, “the theory of the political, economic, and social equality o...

Day Creek’s Snow Day

Day Creek’s Snow Day

Alisha G. and Eden E.

February 22, 2019

Rancho Cucamonga, California isn’t exactly world-renowned for its frosty winds and snowy hills. But on February 21, 2019, Day Creek students from sixth to eighth grade got to experience a unique moment in middle school, as icy white snow fell from the sky - a first in our campus’ history. “S...

Family Fitness Night 2019

Family Fitness Night 2019

Alisha G. and Ashima G.

February 16, 2019

Day Creek’s P.E. teachers are scattered throughout the gym, darting around on scooters alongside students and teachers alike. Music plays in the background, but not loud enough to drown out mixed sounds of laughter and frustration that fill the air. On Wednesday night, Day Creek’s Family Fit...

What Day Creek Students Think About Valentine’s Day

What Day Creek Students Think About Valentine’s Day

Maleehah H. and Dylan R.

February 15, 2019

Valentine's day. One of the few among 365 days that are associated with romance, flowers, candy or any other sweet thing. People often give those who are close to them items to show their affection. Many people have mixed opinions of this sweet holiday - some hate it, while others love the idea of love ...

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