The Day Creek Howl

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 Showcase, 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 Showcase, 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

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...

Journalism: Behind The Scenes

Journalism: Behind The Scenes

Renee D., Writer

May 16, 2018


Filed under Student Life

You read the articles. You look at the photos. You see the headers. You watch the videos.  But how are these things created? What do you really know about what goes on behind the scenes of your favorite news team? We basically get to do whatever we want, as long as it’s for journalism. Once, we even made ...

A Wonder At Home

A Wonder At Home

Nimrah K., Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

One day my family and I were eating out. It was a pleasant evening, but something wasn’t right. As we ate, my brother began to yell unnecessarily. He flung his arms up in anger and roared. The restaurant was too loud for him to handle. A baby near our table was bawling, causing my brother to have a fit. ...

I Wish I Knew Them

I Wish I Knew Them

Anabelle E., Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Growing up, I didn’t know a lot of things. I didn’t understand why my family’s faces looked so sad when we went to visit my grandfather in the hospital. Or why there was a hospital-like bed at my sister-in-law’s home. I didn’t know why I never got to meet my mom’s father. When I was litt...

We Went On A Phone Detox For A Week!

We Went On A Phone Detox For A Week!

Crystal M. and Emily L.

April 26, 2018


Filed under Student Life

In a world consumed with technology, both millennials and Generation Z have 0’s and 1’s integrated into them (that’s code for code, people). We all enjoy our phones, but how big of a role should technology play? To see what it was like before we had smartie-phones (pre-2007), we had to do the un...

Wounds Are Where The Light Enters

Wounds Are Where The Light Enters

Nimrah K., Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Student Life

On the morning of February 10, 2014. I woke up to my mom crying uncontrollably, moaning: “Why God, why?” My mom did this often. Just two years before, my older sister had been admitted to the hospital, despite the fact that she hadn’t shown significant signs of leukemia. It had been more than a year; a...

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