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Cadaver Field Trip

Cadaver Field Trip

Natalie Ramirez, Photographer

January 10, 2020

Charity Through Clubs and Foundations

Diego Martinez, Andre Lucas, and Sam Duque

January 5, 2020

During the season of gift-giving, numerous acts of charity work are carried out by either one person or an organization in communities across America. At Downey High School, acts of charity are not only done around the Holiday season, but all year round by a slew of community service clubs all over campus s...

Cocoa & Cram

Vanessa Carrillo and Nicole Alvarez

January 5, 2020

On Thursday, Dec. 12 Link Crew held their 3rd annual Cocoa and Cram event at the Downey High School Cafeteria. The event is targeted to make freshmen feel more prepared for their first finals and lower stress levels.    Link Crew offered a productive studying environment to show that feeling st...

Christmas Favorites

Christmas Favorites

Jaylene Cardona, Photographer

January 4, 2020

The Stay Gallery Hosts … Poetry Slam!

Andre Lucas, Writer

January 4, 2020

On Saturday, Dec. 7, Downey School’s Thirst Project hosted a Poetry Slam contest at the Stay Gallery not only to fundraise but also to educate the public on the global water crisis, which has left over 663 million people without access to clean drinking water, according to the organization. Throughout...

NSLC: Worthwhile?

Jocelyn Rosillo, Writer

December 25, 2019

The National Student Leadership Conference has sent thousands of messages to students from all around the world to join their special summer “enrichment programs.” In order to receive an invitation to participate, you must be in middle school or high school and have an NSLC, and college board acco...

Hall of Fame 2019

Jahzelle Ford, Writer

December 6, 2019

  Every two years, DHS inducts new members into the Downey High hall of fame. This year’s ceremony took place Friday November first 2019 during third and fourth period. 5 new former DHS graduates have been inducted, Johana Hernandez, Dr. Cynthia Lum, Leslie R. Murray, Blanca Nieves Pacheco, and Stev...

Fundraising for the class of 2022’s Future

Jocelyn Rosillo, Writer

December 1, 2019

This year, ASB sophomores decided to hold a clothing drive fundraiser until November 22. They got the idea from last year’s volleyball team and hoped to have a better outcome by spreading awareness and trying to make it much more simple. Just grab and donate.     Tenth-grade ASB representative, Emelyn Och...

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