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Mrs. Roybal – More than a Spanish Teacher

Mrs. Roybal – More than a Spanish Teacher

Samantha Ramirez and Daniela Varela February 9, 2022

Classroom by classroom, there lay rows of students, students who are tired and worried about what comes next– this scene is certainly monotonous to some, but to Mrs. Roybal, they are more than just...

Winter Formal: Worth it or Not ? (student opinion)

Valerie Mora, Editor-In-Chief January 31, 2022

This school year Downey High School is hosting a Winter Formal on January 29 at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach. Tickets are being sold at snack and lunch for 65 dollars without ASB and...

Should Downey High School Shut Down or Remain Open?

Catherine Quinones, Writer January 31, 2022

For the past two years, the lengthy pandemic has festered worldwide, bringing a model of uncertainty for what the future might hold. However, just as we thought we would be able to return to some normalcy,...

New COVID-19 Isolation Rules

Deborah Diaz, Photographer January 31, 2022

Interesting Facts “People with COVID-19 should be isolated for 5 days and if they are asymptomatic or their symptoms are resolving.”   “People who are unvaccinated or are more than...

Martin Luther King Jr.: A Legend

Denise Rodriguez, Photographer January 17, 2022

A tribute shall be paid to Martin Luther King Jr., a leader of the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and an important figure to African Americans, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. King...

The Troubled History of Thanksgiving

Denise Rodriguez, Photographer November 30, 2021

Nowadays, the Thanksgiving holiday is known as a day to feast with all your friends and family. Famous dishes include turkey, ham, bread rolls, etc. Thanksgiving is also a day to give thanks and appreciation....

US Ends International Travel Ban

Samantha Ramirez, Writer November 24, 2021

In early 2020, Coronavirus was quickly sweeping the nation, and former President Trump declared a state of national emergency as well as banned international travelers from entering the United States....

Small Businesses Review: Sweet Soil Candles

Jessica Arellano, Social Media November 19, 2021

“Sweet Soil Candles” is a family owned business located in Los Angeles, that offers candles and wax melts. This business is run by mother, Jessica Corona and her two daughters Kayleen and Kyana Corona....

Downey’s Small Businesses: Succulentpapii

Jessica Arellano, Social Media November 19, 2021

Small businesses are local businesses in your community run and managed by someone in your community. This person or group of people do everything themselves. A lot of work goes into running a small business...

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