The Day Creek Howl

Too Much Stress!

Too Much Stress!

Alisha G. and Ashima G.

November 15, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Countless papers surround you. You put down your pencil, looking at the clock. It’s late, but you have to finish this paper. You sink in your chair, feeling overwhelmed. Unfortunately, this is a reality for many students at Day Creek. Thankfully, there are many ways to relieve your stress.  1. M...

Anxiety

Anxiety

Maleehah H., Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Imagine you’re in class and the teacher calls on you unexpectedly. Staring down at your empty paper, your mind goes blank. Everything you previously thought seems to escape. You’re well aware of the teacher’s expectant stares. Your stomach turns, similarly to riding a rollercoaster (minus the scre...

5 Things Day Creek Students Worry About

5 Things Day Creek Students Worry About

Andrew C., Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Waking up You’ve had a great weekend hanging with your friends, eating food, and sleeping. Now comes Sunday, the day you have to sleep at your “bedtime.” Before sleeping, all you think about is the fun that you had before and hoping to do it again soon. The next morning, you’re woken up at...

And Then There Were Two

And Then There Were Two

Ashima G. and Alisha G.

October 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Most of us here have siblings. You know, the regular brother or sister that drives you crazy.  But some of us at Day Creek have something that’s a little more unique. We have a twin. Most people think that they know what a twin is. But there is much more to it than what seems apparent. A twin...

Doubt

Doubt

Roxy R., Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under Student Life

As I stepped up to plate, all eyes were on me and the crowd grew louder. The tension was thick. My knees started to shake and my palms became sweaty. The game was tied 8 to 8, adding even more pressure on me, as this was the championship game. Anxiety and doubt were all I felt, and my body shook with ...

Kids Love These Videos!

Kids Love These Videos!

Maleehah H., Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under Student Life

As I rose from my bed, I did what any typical 12-year-old girl would do: I rolled out of bed and opened up Youtube. I scrolled down, whizzing by videos like “Twenty Banana Life Hacks!” and “Top ten Minecraft Youtubers that have sworn!” Suddenly, in that moment, I found something that piqued my in...

3 DIY Life Hacks You Need To Try

3 DIY Life Hacks You Need To Try

Emily H., Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Have you ever tried to do a life hack but not have it turned out the way you wanted it to? Well today, the “blue eyed girl” and I are going to show you some life hacks. That’s right! We are going to do 3 of the life hacks from everyone’s favorite life hack channel, Troom Troom! The video I am usi...

Hidden Meanings In Logos

Hidden Meanings In Logos

Ashima G. and Alisha G.

August 31, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Google. Wendy’s. Amazon. These companies seem to have regular, everyday logos, right? Think again! Lots of well-known companies like these have hidden meanings behind their logos. Amazon Amazon is one of the most popular online shopping platforms in America. Whether you’re shopping for your mom’s birthday, or...

Growing Up As The Ninth Child

Growing Up As The Ninth Child

Maleehah H., Writer

August 30, 2018


Filed under Student Life

!Jamshed pressed his face against the small talking box. His eyelids drooped and he slowly fell asleep. Suddenly awake, he looked around. The small box was nowhere in sight. Confused, he woke himself up and got off his bed. “Today in  Dhaka...” a small voice could be heard from the room next doo...

What Does That Say?

What Does That Say?

Ashima G. and Emily H.

August 25, 2018


Filed under Student Life

You find yourself squinting at the words. Is that a “d” or a “b”? What did that paragraph say? Oh well, guess you’ll have to go look back in the text. A lot of us don’t understand what this feels like, but these are some of the struggles that people with reading disorders go through. Mrs. ...

5 Homework And Study Hacks

5 Homework And Study Hacks

Madilyn S., Writer

August 22, 2018


Filed under Student Life

#5 Get Organized! Forgot what your homework was last night? After hearing your sob story, your teacher may know exactly what your problem is. She will inform you that you didn’t write in your PACK planner! Not again?! Your PACK planner is pretty useful, especially this year with all those fancy-sch...

Coming And Going

Coming And Going

Eden E. and Alisha G.

August 15, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Do you remember the butterfly feeling you had on your first day of Day Creek? That lost confusion filling your brain? Your first day of school can be pretty petrifying. The the new teachers, new classmates and mostly, the new school. (cue shivers) A transfer from Windrows Elementary, Kennedy N. is a new 6th grader he...

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