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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

Homeschooling benefits may be why more students are choosing to go that route.

The Rising Rates of Homeschooling

Declynn G., Adrian M., and Justin T. May 3, 2022

Have you noticed that some middle school students are dropping out of public school and switching to homeschool? Recent data reveals that homeschool numbers throughout California are rising. But how does...

Paws To share has come back for a second time to help students relieve stress during testing

Paws to Share is Back!

Emily L. and Aurora GS. April 29, 2022

Paws to Share visited our campus a second time this year during iReady testing and students at DCIS enjoyed their return trip last week. These therapy dogs were invited to return with the intention of...

Special ed. students are back on the Day Creek campus.

A Special Return to Campus

Ariana A. and Elaria B. April 22, 2022

The past two years introduced a struggle unlike any other for students across Day Creek’s campus. While everyone seems to have a story connected to Covid, few may have considered the impact on our special...

Students bring their parents to their classrooms to show off all the achievements throughout the year.

PACK is Back

Morgan C., Sophia T., and Kirsten L. April 7, 2022

  Everyone learns at a different pace. For this reason, PACK, otherwise known as ‘Universal Access’ in the Etiwanda School District is used to benefit each individual at their own unique level.  PACK...

The Galaxy Wars invited students to play dodge ball and have fun with their teammates and friends.

Galaxy Wars Tournament

Declynn G. and Adrian M. April 6, 2022

Day Creek Intermediate’s PE staff created a fun and entertaining way of keeping students active and involved in class. From March 17-18, students signed up and participated in a Star Wars themed survivor...

Ms.Gonzalez interacts with her students by prioritizing their  mental health and offering them to purchase a basketball game with PBIS points.

Teacher and Student Interactions

Declynn G., Camilla S., and Kaitlyn M. April 6, 2022

Twelve months ago, students were sitting at home, fixated on screens. Teachers and peers were reduced to 2-inch Zoom boxes. Fast forward to the 2021 school year, as students have moved down the hallways...

After a recent spike in players, Wordle has become the most popular game at DCIS.

Wordle Attracts DCIS Students

Thomas T. and Everett C. March 15, 2022

The origins of Wordle weren’t promising, as the game began with a mere 90 daily players. However, this humble beginning would soon become a viral success. Josh Wardle first developed and published...

Former Coyote Delaney Spaulding brought home an Olympic Medal from the 2020 Games.

Hometown Coyote, an Olympic Champion

Emily L., Writer March 15, 2022

Imagine getting the email of a lifetime. You are going to the Olympics. Then during a softball game, tragedy strikes. You tore your ACL, a couple of months before you are planning to take the biggest athletic...

According to Google a role model is “a person looked to by others as an example to be imitated. However, can young audience members look up to these people?

Are Role Models Dead?

Kylie A. and Ariana A. March 10, 2022

Google defines a role model as “a person looked to by others as an example to be imitated.” Most kids look up to people who are actors, professional athletes, or social influencers. But behind the...

After seeing the decline of Covid-19 cases, many citizens are demanding a mask mandate, but is it too soon?

The Mask Mandate Debate Rages On

Layla G. and Emily L. March 1, 2022

Despite the decline of mask mandates across the nation, the governor of California has delayed his decision of dropping requirements in schools. In response, the Etiwanda School District has retained its...

The communtity has come together in honor of Specialist Alex Joseph Ram.

Honoring a Fallen Soldier

Abigail B., Writer February 28, 2022

Tragedy struck the night of February 1, 2022. 20-year-old Specialist Alex Joseph (AJ) Ram of the US Army was pronounced dead while deployed in Syria. Soldiers die in the service of our country nearly every...

Over the quarantine, many kids have felt a decline in their grades and conflicts with their parents has seem to be the biggest problem.

Stress At Home

Ariana A. and Elaria B. February 24, 2022

You walk downstairs before school, fully aware of your parents' presence as they yell at each other in the kitchen while your siblings bicker in the living room. You work to block out the chaos in hopes...

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