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Stories from Day Creek Intermediate School
Joe Biden Commits to Choosing a Female Vice President
Middle School

Ashley P. | April 1, 2020

This story was originally published on The Day Creek Howl on March 31, 2020.

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Earning His Wings- Sean D.
Middle School

Addison M. | February 17, 2020

A California driver’s license can’t be obtained until the age of sixteen, but what about a pilot’s license? You’d have to ask eighth-grader Sean D. who has been drawn to the idea of flying since…

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Masses of Masks?
Coronavirus

Ashley P. | February 6, 2020

The recent headlines of the Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak have become a part of the conversation at Day Creek Intermediate. However, the bigger picture at Day Creek seems to be on the faces of our classmates:…

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Should DCIS Revive After-School Sports Teams?
Middle School

Shivani R. | January 27, 2020

Crowds of parents and fans gather at Day Creek Intermediate School. They wait eagerly for their children to enter the gym, and when they do, the crowd roars with excitement. Let the games begin! There’s…

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Half a Heart Didn’t Stop Her
Middle School

Addison M. | December 17, 2019

She enters school, greets her friends and goes to class. Typical Day Creek student, right? Or so it seems.

Except she has half a heart.

Carlie M., an eighth grade student, has a medical condition…

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More Time to Sleep
Middle School

Kaylee L. | December 12, 2019

When you heard about the School Start Time bill that was recently signed by Governor Newsom, your immediate thought probably had to do with sleeping in.

Until students think about the law apart…

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Halloween Through a New Perspective
Middle School

Riley G. | 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…

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NBA’s Controversy with China
Middle School

Shivani R. | November 4, 2019

On October 4, general manager Daryl Morey of the Houston Rockets sent out a tweet about the recent conflict between China and Hong Kong. He tweeted in support of the Hong Kong protestors. Some people agreed…

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Shelters vs. Breeders
Middle School

Carolina A. | October 29, 2019

60.2 million U.S. households own a dog. But how many of them were adopted from a shelter?

According to the 2019 Woof Stats, an estimated 6.5 million animals are taken into an animal shelter every year….

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Family Fitness Night 2019
Middle School

Alisha G. | March 4, 2019

Day Creek’s P.E. teachers are scattered throughout the gym, darting around on scooters alongside students and teachers alike. Music plays in the background, but not loud enough to drown out mixed sounds…

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Learning From Your Mistakes
Middle School

Crystal M. | December 13, 2018

Everyone makes mistakes, right? We’ve all done something we regret that we wish we could go back and change. And some mistakes are bigger than others. But the only way to truly learn from a mistake is…

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An Angel At Day Creek
Features

Dylan R. | October 4, 2018

Imagine being a four-time cancer survivor. That’s the life of Zein Y. In 2013, Zein was diagnosed with stage 4 Neuroblastoma, a type of cancer that affects nerve cells. Yet his optimistic character has…

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