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Miranda Ramirez

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief

The Editor-in-Chief for Downey High School’s Newspaper, Miranda Ramirez, 12, discusses why she joined newspaper, her passions, and plans for the future. “I joined newspaper [my] sophomore year as Co-Copy Editor.” Ramirez stated. “Since the moment I stepped into the class, I fell in love with it.”

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If You can Dodge a Ball….

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief
March 30, 2018

The Flu Season Turned Deadly

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief
January 26, 2018
After the game, Downey applauds the rival team and goes home with a victory of 62 to 6 against Lynwood High School on Oct. 20.

Downey Vs. Warren Week

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief
October 31, 2017

Downey vs. Warren Girls Volleyball

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief
October 20, 2017

Hurricane Irma: The Devastation

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief
September 20, 2017

Power for Periods

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief
April 14, 2017
In the final minutes of the game Alejandra Villa, 12, strikes again and makes another goal for Downey. She has made half of the season’s goals for Downey; the final score was 9-6.

Girls Water Polo CIF

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief
March 7, 2017

10 Valentine’s gifts for under $10

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief
February 12, 2017

A Series of Unfortunate Events

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief
January 31, 2017

Feminism in Politics

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief
November 16, 2016
Singles player, Justin Park, 11, values the family environment the tennis team gives him. “It’s believing in your teammates that has to be the most important thing to do as a whole group,” Park said.

Boys Varsity Tennis Team

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief
May 27, 2016
Ending their performance, the dancers strike a fierce superhero pose on May 4 in the Downey Civic Theatre. The team danced along to Big Hero 6’s ending credit song “Immortals”.

2016 Dance Review

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief
May 18, 2016
At the Sadie’s Hawkins Welcome To The Jungle themed dance, Robert Molina, 12, and Alyssa Lozano, 11, dance along to Enrique Iglesias’ “Hero” in the gymnasium. The dance was supposed to take place in the quad, but it was later moved to the gym due to weather conditions.

Sadie Hawkins Dance

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief
April 22, 2016
On Friday, Feb. 26, sophomore Juan Gonzales and Morad Daachi engage in a brotherly embrace in front of the American flag to demonstrate their fondness of one another. The foreign exchange students shadowed their hosts for a total of two weeks, between Feb. 20 through March 5, as an assignment for the French II class.

Exploring America

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief
March 9, 2016
Given the title during the Rose Parade, Miss Downey Lauren Martinez shows off the crown and sash awarded to her during her crowning. “I had a lot of fun this year and want other girls to experience the pageant the same way I did,” Martinez said. “I’m happy to let other girls have their year.”

Miss Downey 2015

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief
January 20, 2016
After zero period is finished on the morning of Nov. 16, the girls head back in their locker room to change, because there was a locker room attendant present. When there isn’t an attendant, the girls have no choice but to change somewhere else, like the girls restroom.

Locked out of the Locker Rooms

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief
December 2, 2015
After their second official meeting of the year, members of the LGBTQ+ club pose for a picture in C105. They listened to each other’s stories of how they came out to their friends and parents.

[Photo] LGBT + GSA

Aimee-Nicole, Staff Writer/Photographer
October 28, 2015
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