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Downey High School’s New Mariachis Club

Downey High School’s New Mariachis Club

Lukas Luna and Clarissa Arceo

February 4, 2020

Downey High School’s band program is certainly large, but it’s growth may be hindered by students who see musical experience as necessary to joining. To help grow the program, Band Director, Mr. Guerrero, is advising a new Mariachi club designed specifically to appeal to students with little-to-...

Eco Club

Eco Club

Brisa Rodriguez, Photographer

February 4, 2020

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Andre Lucas, Writer

February 4, 2020

On Jan. 26 at approximately 10 a.m., a Sikorsky S-76b helicopter crashed in Calabasas, Calif., killing retired NBA superstar Kobe Bryant as well as his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven other passengers on board. From postponed NBA games to lighting Los Angeles City Hall purple and gold, tributes ...

English 100

Jocelyn Rosillo, Writer

February 4, 2020

Invited by their counselor to join this semester, the English 100 students are trying out a new course here at Downey. This is a college-based English class that began Tuesday, January 14, taught by a professor from Cerritos College, Damon Cagnalati.   This class began as an alternative english c...

Jazz Band: JEN Conference

Kelly Zabala, Contributor

February 3, 2020

On Jan. 7th, Downey High School’s jazz bands took flight to New Orleans to perform in the Jazz Education Network’s annual conference, which lasted through Jan. 11th. The Jazz Education Network is a program that dedicates time into building the jazz community by promoting performances through festivals,...

PIH Volunteers

PIH Volunteers

Jaylene Cardona, Business Manager

January 28, 2020

New Year, Same Me

New Year, Same Me

Jocelyn Rosillo, Writer

January 22, 2020

Many start their year off with the mentality of improving some habits, relationships, or personal issues. Though they may set these goals/resolutions, some do not follow through with them for multiple reasons, one of which, they choose to ignore them.   Sophomore, Destinie Rosales does ...

New Semester, New Elective

New Semester, New Elective

Andre Lucas, Writer

January 22, 2020

Beginning on Jan. 6, Downey High School students prepare for second semester and are taking new electives. From Small Business Concepts to American Government, Downey High students have a wide range of semester-long courses to choose from. With a fresh start in a new class, a few students gave the...

Cadaver Field Trip

Cadaver Field Trip

Natalie Ramirez, Photographer

January 10, 2020

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