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J Building Art

J Building Art

Alyssa Gin and Sofia Basulto December 5, 2022

  In the 4th year of this tradition, this school year's advanced art design and intermediate drawing students had the opportunity to join the annual tape mural project in J Building. Started...

From Graduate to Back in the Classroom

Cesar Lopez, Writer November 15, 2022

While some can’t wait to graduate so they never have to step foot in a classroom again, others can’t wait to go back into a classroom after graduation. Teachers, the people who mold the next generation...

Thankful Thursdays with DHS

Daniel Aguilera, Writer November 15, 2022

November has come around quickly, and with that brings the holiday seasons. After a tough couple of years, it is a great time to fully celebrate the thankfulness our student body has for our DHS staff...

Banned Book Week

Angelica Aragon and Brielle Madrigal October 24, 2022

As we go later into the school year, students take note of the autumn winds picking up as a sign that English teachers will soon let them decide their own fate.  That is to say, they will be assigned...

Addressing the Fentanyl Crisis

Cesar Lopez, Writer October 8, 2022

As you may have heard about the fatal fentanyl overdose of 15 year old girl, at a Hollywood, CA high school recently sparked conversations about the growing deadly opioid; especially among teenagers. Parents...

Are parents confident with sending their child back-to-school? Is it safe?

Miranda Ortiz, Photographer September 20, 2021

With the decision of school’s reopening state-wide and new regulations for the student’s returning on campus, parents start to search for the confidence to send their child back. Many feelings assemble...

What Teachers want Students to know

Jocelyn Gonzalez, Copy Editor September 20, 2021

As the first month of being back in school has approached, students feel, once again, the stress and the overall hecticness that is involved. With all this craziness going on, and it only being the first...

Students To Return To Campus On March 29th

Kelly Zabala, Lukas Luna, and Diego Martinez March 18, 2021

With COVID-19 numbers dropping, DUSD has opted to reopen schools. Students will return to campus on March 29th for hybrid learning. As things begin to approach a return to normal, faculty and staff share...

Assigned Reading: A Hallowed Pastime With A Tenuous Future

Lukas Luna, Co-Copy Editor October 5, 2020

Like every other department, Downey High’s English teachers have faced the challenge of trying to adapt their assignments and lessons to this strange era of this distance learning. But while essays and...

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