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Mariano Coreas’ Response to Distance Learning at Downey High

December 4, 2020

  On November 2, 2020 Mariano Coreas uploaded a public video speaking about the negative effects of distance learning, more specifically his disappointment within the management during these difficult...

New Wednesday Schedule

December 1, 2020

Downey High School has altered its Wednesday school schedule. Starting Nov. 4, students will attend fourth-period virtual classes from 8:30-9 a.m., similar to having homeroom. Teachers will now have office...

The New Wednesday Schedule

Experiencing the new Wednesday schedule for the first week, Andrew Chan, 12, enjoys how this school day has allowed him more time to spend with his Junior State of America team. “It has given me and the club members more time to think about ideas to discuss and plan our debates,” Chan stated. “As well as appreciate all of the time we have set up and make sure our meetings run as smoothly as possible.”
November 16, 2020

Dealing with Stress During the Application Process

November 3, 2020

As this school year continues, so does the adaptation to distance learning.  This transition has been a difficult one for everyone across staff and all grade levels. But for seniors, the difficult...

Hearing Your Viking Voice

November 3, 2020

As current world issues like COVID-19 and social injustice bring new stress and emotions on students, it is essential that they have a platform where their opinions can be heard and discussed. The Viking...

Clubs Meet Through Zoom

October 20, 2020

  In a normal school year, Downey High School would have promoted the  first semester club rush. However, as this school year is held online, a club rush similar to past years was possible....

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