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A Tribute to the Smiling Superhero

Angelica Fregoso, Writer

When one conjures the persona of a superhero, he or she typically deliberates ethereal abilities, such as flying or x-ray vision. These seemingly otherworldly beings typically...  Read More »

June 9, 2016 • 0 comments

  • The New Generation June 6, 2016
  • Valor May 31, 2016
  • Is Donald Trump Down in the Dumps? May 27, 2016

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Student Life

Senior Awards Night

Julissa Villalobos, Photo Editor

Four years of hard work are slowly coming to a bittersweet close for 165 students whose work paid off, on Thursday, May 19, at 6 PM, at the Downey Civic Theatre, as ...  Read More »

June 1, 2016 • 0 comments

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Let Your Imagination Fly

Sabrina Picou, Editor-In-Chief

The Stay Gallery hosted an event for Downey elementary school students to exhibit their art at the gallery on May 16. Students created their artwork to the theme Let Y...  Read More »

May 31, 2016 • 0 comments

  • Downey Renovations May 27, 2016
  • The Impossible Lab May 2, 2016
  • McDrive-Thru April 29, 2016

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Lives of Legends

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Boys Varsity Tennis Team

Miranda Ramirez, Co-Copy Editor

  Advancing to the semi-finals, the boys varsity tennis team defeated Oak Hills High School 14-4 on Monday, May 16 after school at the Downey High School tennis...  Read More »

May 27, 2016 • 0 comments

  • Vikings Routed by the Bears April 29, 2016
  • Last Basketball Game of the Year March 8, 2016
  • The Paramount Pirates Walk the Plank February 24, 2016

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Staff Profile

Miranda Ramirez
Miranda Ramirez


On summer vacation in Destin, Florida, Miranda Ramirez, 11, had an authentic encounter with the marine life, that changed her perspective on the wild life. “I felt kinda like a stinging, a stinging and...  Read More »

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Parents & Teachers

Mr. Glasser Wins Teacher of the Year

Alex Castillo, Writer

Downey High School bestowed the teacher of the year award onto Mr. Glasser, one of the school’s two AP US History teachers and sole AP Microeconomics teacher, on May 13 for his...  Read More »

June 6, 2016 • 0 comments

  • “In math class I’d be like that student that everyone else would go to.” March 18, 2016
  • The Scholarly Convict March 18, 2016
  • “First bird we shot, we almost threw up.” February 3, 2016

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Little Black Dress Just Walked Into the Room

Daisy Lopez, Writer

A normal day took a turn for Lucilé Chan when she went out on national television to report the weather, for KTLA news on May 14. Chan was handed a sweater to cover her exposed...  Read More »

June 3, 2016 • 0 comments

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The School Newspaper of Downey High School
The School Newspaper of Downey High School