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Ximena Solorzano and Jocelyn Gonzalez March 14, 2022

 Despite it seeming like so long ago, the first day of high school ever was a blur of chaos. With a school map in hand, students went from building to building in hopes of finding their class while...

First year tutor of the Writing Center, Erika Arteaga, 11, tells us that the Writing Center helps people write more efficiently and be less scared when writing. Arteaga became a tutor by applying with a form she got from her English class and taking a video of why she wants to be a Writing Center Tutor, all because she loves helping people. During One-on-Ones with the tutors, they help people with specific sections that they tend to struggle on. I like that each and every one of the tutors has a different point of view, she said. That can help people come up with a compromise in their writing.

The Writing Center

Leilani Montes, Photographer October 12, 2021

Club Rush 2021

Ximena Solorzano and Gina Campos September 30, 2021

With a new school year, Key club has gotten new club members ready to take on new community service projects this year. There are many events planned for this year such as club rush September 15th & 16th both lunches and a fundraiser at Chipotle on 8500 Firestone Blvd, September 22nd from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. During A lunch, President, Armando Rameriez and secretary, Karina Marquez take the lead in telling the club new upcoming club activities.

With a love for Key Club after being a part of it for three years, Karina Maquez, 11, explains what Key club is about to her. “In Key Club we are always striving to help out our community in any way possible,” Maquez stated. “... Whether it is a clothes drive, planting trees, or sending notes to show our gratitude!”

Key club: Upcoming events and what its about

Valerie Mora, Co-Copy Editor September 20, 2021

Let’s Erase the Stigma

Gina Campos, Photographer October 16, 2020

To start fall, Downey High’s newest club, Let’s Erase the Stigma, made their public debut on Sept. 24. Created by four juniors, this club’s members and staff have vowed to dedicate themselves and...

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