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West faces east in 605 all-star football game

West faces east in 605 all-star football game

Rodrigo Perez June 14, 2011

As the clock neared 6:05, all-star football teams representing the East and West sides of the 605-freeway stepped onto the field in Falcon Stadium, at Cerritos College, for a final game as high school...

Korean Club shows love for native country

Korean Club shows love for native country

Sharon Kim May 31, 2011

Members and fans of the Korean community met on Tues, Mar 29 to develop international bonds and establish cultural awareness of South Korea. The members of Korean Club meet every Tuesday at lunch. A...

“Born This Way” album review

“Born This Way” album review

Brandon Pineda May 31, 2011

You could be living under a rock and still know that Lady Gaga’s album “Born this Way” has been released. In a lifestyle ranging from removable songs to immaculate ballads, and   songs from insignificant...

Inspirational people added to the Hall of Fame

Inspirational people added to the Hall of Fame

Elizabeth Contreras May 31, 2011

The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony tradition resulted in the congregation of Downey Board of Education members, teachers, and former students on May 27 in the theatre to honor the new alumni inductees,...

Wierzchucki awarded April Teacher of the Month

Wierzchucki awarded April Teacher of the Month

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor May 11, 2011

During his first year as a staff member at Downey, Bryan Wierzchucki was named April’s teacher of the month. Wierzchucki decided to become a teacher because he wanted to achieve something in life....

Softball prevails against Sonora

Softball prevails against Sonora

April 4, 2011

After a hard fought game on March 31, the girls varsity softball team achieved a dominating victory of 10-0 against the Sonora Raiders. Being the second pre-season game of the year, the girls walked to...

Faculty achieves a close second in CIF match

Faculty achieves a close second in CIF match

Brandon Pineda, News Editor April 4, 2011

As the crowd and faculty stood and cheered for their respective teams, the CIF champions vs. staff volleyball and wrestling matches were held in the auditorium on Thursday, March 24. The students, ultimately,...

Mrs. Bean is crowned Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Bean is crowned Teacher of the Year

Monochromatic balloons and decorative signs lauded Mrs. Bean, of S-23, as the new Teacher of the Year on Fri, Mar 18. On Thursday morning, Mrs. Bean was greeted with cheers from her second period AP English...

Downeys Best Dance Crew returns for a second year

Downey’s Best Dance Crew returns for a second year

March 21, 2011

The dance team’s most anticipated hosted event, Downey’s Best Dance Crew, made a second appearance on Friday, March 11 in the gym.  This annual event, demonstrated the natural talent of some of the...

Food warriors participate in eating competition

Food warriors participate in eating competition

March 21, 2011

The first annual Hot Dog Eating Contest took place on March 9 at lunch on the rally stage. The event kicked off with ASB announcer John Franco introducing the four contestants: Jonathen Nava, Robert Chism,...

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