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All About Mr. Cooke

Christopher Armenta September 29, 2023

Throughout your high school career, the idea of beginning on the right path after high school is continually coming back to you, more so throughout your senior year. It’s important to have a counselor...

Declining Enrollment Hitting Downey High

Angelina Andrade and Mirabel Magdaleno September 29, 2023

As many have heard, perhaps from first-hand experience in their own classes, or from a friend who went through it themselves, a number of classes at Downey High School are being uplifted and/or displaced....

Maui Wildfires Reaches Its Way to Downey High School

Travis Padilla September 5, 2023

In August 2023, two significant natural events captured the world's attention, reminding us of the power of nature and the need for preparedness. One of these events was the Maui wildfires in Hawaii, which...

Meet the Admin: Julie Self Main

Meet the Admin: Julie Self Main

Ashley Hernandez and Natalie Corona April 4, 2023

On our campus, we have numerous hardworking administrators and each of them have taken different journeys which led them to their positions today. Julie Self Main, a principal assistant at Downey High,...

Veterans of our Campus: Mr. Toledo

Natalie Corona, Writer March 13, 2023

In honor of Military Day on our campus, I wanted to highlight one of the veterans we have on campus: Mr. Toledo. Mr. Toledo is one of the counselors here on campus, but prior to that, Toledo was a U.S....

About Mr. Frisher

Angelina Andrade and Gabriela Guzman February 13, 2023

In a student's high school career, the concept of a new instructor would not seem to generate much of a stir. However, a new teacher began as a coach and quickly made an impact on a student's daily routine.   In...

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 16, 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 16, 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...

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