The Day Creek Howl

Halloween Through a New Perspective

Halloween Through a New Perspective

Riley G. and Christine L.

November 20, 2019

Costumed kids seem to be everywhere, smiling and laughing as they walk around the neighborhood, knocking on door after door asking for candy. A smaller group appears to be loitering in front of the first house on the street, watching others to see what they should do. Excited, yet hesitant, the smal...

Halloween Bash 2019

Halloween Bash 2019

Mireille G., Writer

November 12, 2019

Day Creek’s Halloween Bash took place on October 25, 2019. It was a fun, yet scary event for those who attended. The afternoon offered multiple opportunities for kids to keep themselves busy. Many students were frightened by the maze, while others enjoyed carnival games and candy. Scooby-Doo played in...

Day of Awesomeness

Day of Awesomeness

Tommy T., Writer

November 6, 2019

You walk up to the Wheel of Fortune, spin the wheel, and pray that it lands on the American Flag (which doubles your money) or a fat bill which symbolizes a huge stack of cash. The suspense is intense. Right before your eyes nearly pop out, the spinner lands on the $50 prize! You’re so ecstatic tha...

Atten – Dance

Atten – Dance

Kiley G. and Mireille G.

November 6, 2019

The Atten-dance a few weeks ago, was an enjoyable, enthusiastic event for Day Creek students, intended to reward perfect attendance, while continuing to encourage students to come to school each day. Of the 1,242 students on campus, 823 attend-danced during the event. Many students found the event...

The Story behind the Lanyards

The Story behind the Lanyards

Kiley G. and Mireille G.

November 5, 2019

On September 24, 2019, students at Day Creek Intermediate received lanyards with student IDs. The lanyards are meant to be worn throughout the day to reward students with PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports) points. Students are also encouraged to wear their IDs for safety purposes. “...

Day Creek Intermediate, 2019 Blue Ribbon School

Day Creek Intermediate, 2019 Blue Ribbon School

Sean S. and Tommy T.

October 29, 2019

On September 26, 2019,  Day Creek Intermediate School received the Blue Ribbon Award from the US Department of Education in Washington, DC. Day Creek is the sole middle school in California and only one of 362 K-12 schools in the country to receive the award.  Mr. Apodaca, Day Creek’s principal, expres...

The CYRM Book Club

The CYRM Book Club

Kiley G., Writer

October 25, 2019

You would think people in a book club just read and talk about books, but there’s so much more. According to Five Reasons to Join a Book Club, readers meet new people, read things they wouldn’t otherwise read, discuss books, eat good food, and just chat. Mrs. Choi, Day Creek’s librarian, has start...

LCAP Forums

LCAP Forums

Addison M. and Penelope M.

October 24, 2019

The LCAP Community Forums meeting was held on Thursday, October third, at Day Creek Intermediate School. Parents from various Etiwanda schools attended, eager to share their ideas for funding.  LCAP is an acronym for Local Control Accountability Plan.  According to Barbie Ramirez, an attending pa...

Tik Tok: The New Addiction?

Tik Tok: The New Addiction?

Tommy T., Writer

October 23, 2019

It’s Saturday morning. I wake up and immediately roll over to grab my phone to open up Tik Tok. The ‘For You Page’ is definitely for me, as I scroll through a set of pre-chosen videos. I cannot put down my phone. I keep on scrolling, which continues for the rest of my morning until my mom is r...

Area 51 to the Vatican Vault. What’s Next?  

Area 51 to the Vatican Vault. What’s Next?  

Ashley P. and Ally D.

October 16, 2019

Area 51 to the Vatican Vault. What’s Next?     A hoax, a friendly get-together, or “just a meme,” the Area 51 raid has received many different names. From urinating on the perimeter fence, amazing alien costumes, and Naruto running on national television, the internet has become ob...

Fall- A Pumpkin’s Point of View

Fall- A Pumpkin’s Point of View

MIkah C., Writer

October 10, 2019

We pumpkins have always been overlooked. ¾ of the year we are considered “out of season.” But look how tasty everyone finds the pumpkin products at Starbucks! Eager customers are lining up for the delicious latte, a stream of people stretching out the door the first day it appears on the menu. We ...

Forever 21 Gone Bankrupt!

Forever 21 Gone Bankrupt!

Addison M., Writer

October 7, 2019

The popular clothing brand Forever 21 could be on the verge of collapse.  On Wednesday, August 29, Bloomberg reported that this ‘fast fashion’ empire could be facing bankruptcy. This announcement expectedly sparked a massive uproar from the internet.  Topshop similarly shut down all of its ...

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