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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

Students often talk about their viewpoints on PACK and the things they experience from it.

Should electives be more like PACK?

JD K. and David B. September 26, 2023

Have you ever looked around your elective and wished everyone had the same talent? Perhaps you spent years in music lessons, but the option to play with a higher ability level simply doesn’t exist. So...

An eight grade Coyote participating in P.E. while wearing a mask.

Missing 5th grade: What effect did it leave on 8th graders?

Maya P. and Scarlett B. September 26, 2023

2020-2021 was a notorious year in our nation’s history. Covid tore through our society, filling hospitals and emptying schools. As a result, 5th graders across the nation lost the elementary school version...

Two kids holding hands on the hardcourt.

Middle School Relationships: Worth it or a Waste of Time?

Juliette P. and Aliana G. September 20, 2023

It’s undeniable. Middle schoolers date. They hold hands, pass notes in class, and stay up late to text each other.  But is going through all the ups and downs of a young relationship worth it? Though...

A new coyote working in class.

New pups of the pack

Jocelyn W. and Angela A. September 15, 2023

Dressing out for PE is a daily routine for seventh and eighth graders. But how do the new sixth graders, who have only started dressing out, feel? What is it like to undress in front of their peers? “[Changing...

Mrs. Deguzmans lively personality is shown through the classes she teaches.

A new member of the pack

Angela A. and Jocelyn W. September 12, 2023

Mrs. Deguzman is back! Although she taught online at Day Creek during Covid, she initially taught fifth grade at Golden Elementary. “This will be my third full year. I was teaching during virtual...

Becoming a hot topic in recent months, AI has taken the internet by storm.

Unraveled: the AI enigma

Marco A., Writer May 21, 2023

To those of the next and current generations, Be vigilant! With the ever-increasing presence of AI in our daily lives, including the release of ChatGPT and Bard; many questions have been asked by some...

Two Day Creek Coyotes dressed and ready for summer fun.

Summer rolls around

Hayden H. and Ginny Z. May 19, 2023

Are you ready for the summer? As the school year draws to a close, anticipation for the warm and sunny days of summer is noticeable. For many, this season represents a time of freedom, relaxation and exciting...

Over the years, multiple awards can be given by achieving certain benchmarks, some of these including pins for certain milestones.

Growing up and moving on

Pablo GS. and Josep M. May 18, 2023

As the school year comes to a close, the 8th grade promotion seems closer than ever. 8th grade students have mixed emotions. They have built lasting friendships throughout the course of middle school.  Some...

Three students are talking and gossiping behind another students back.

Being Wanted Feeds the Ego

Liam C., Brynlee S., Sienna G., and Alice L. May 16, 2023

According to Merriam-Webster, a people pleaser is someone who “has an emotional need to please others, often at the expense of his or her own needs or desires.”  No surprise. People just want to...

The Coyote mascot and administrators with Mrs. Rose and her 31 roses.

Roses are Red

Addison J. and Makayla S. May 10, 2023

Kind. Caring. Understanding. These three words are just a few that students use to describe PE coach, Ms. Rose.  Rose has been working as a PE teacher at DCIS for 31 years. And next month, she will...

A DCIS student tells her story of dancing throughout the years.

A Dancer’s Journey

Alice L., Liam C., Brynlee S., and Sienna G. May 9, 2023

Hours of commitment led to one anxiety-filled moment. Yet it’s exactly what they’d trained for. They huddled on stage right. Kelly’s dance group held their collective breaths, waiting for the announcement....

A Day Creek Coyote enjoying the first book of The Hunger Games series.

The Evolution of the Games

Shreya P. and Maddie S. May 9, 2023

Since 2008, The Hunger Games book series has been an iconic story of war, love, and loss for young readers across the globe. Teens and adults alike have been captivated by the characterization and plot...

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