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Stories from Day Creek Intermediate School
Behind the Scenes of the Hybrid Learning Plan
Middle School

Hailey A. | September 28, 2020

Day after day, students log on to a computer and look at a screen in order to learn. Nothing is face to face; everything is digital. Multiple months have passed since Day Creek Intermediate School has…

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DCIS is Exploring the Possibilities for the 2020-2021 School Year
Middle School

Shivani R. | May 20, 2020

As the 2019-2020 school year is coming to a close, students are growing more and more excited about the possibilities of the upcoming school year, scheduled to start in August of 2020. Children used to…

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Healthcare Workers Are Stepping Up Against the Pandemic
Middle School

Mikah C. | May 7, 2020

The coronavirus has temporarily closed businesses and offices until it is considered reasonably safe to return to public places. But health care officials are still required to go to work, as hospitals…

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How Has the ESD Staff Been Affected by Distance Learning?
Coronavirus

Shivani R. | April 16, 2020

It is widely known that due to the coronavirus, the Etiwanda School District has temporarily closed its schools and transitioned to Distance Learning. Many students are pleased to swap six hours of school…

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The Howl Unscripted: Day Creek in Quarantine
Middle School

Ashley P. | April 8, 2020

This story was originally published on The Day Creek Howl on April 7, 2020.

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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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