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AP Physics: A New Frontier

Mr. Nelson encourages his students to go against a common belief if they believe they can improve it or reject it, while at the same time teaching new equations and physics themes. “It’s always been to use their head and think logically. That’s one of my main goals,” Nelson said. “That includes the proper questioning of authority.”

Alex Castillo, Copy Editor

October 18, 2016

As the world continues to go paperless and rely completely on computers for day-to-day tasks, jobs in the sciences are in constant supply for college graduates. Downey High School has paid close attention to these changing times and has decided to offer AP Physics 1, the first AP Physics course i...

PTA: June 2012

PTA: June 2012

Zaira Zamora, Writer

June 21, 2012

In order to discuss the end of the 2011-2012 school year, PTA held its final meeting on Monday, June 11, at 6 p.m., in the B-building theatre. The meeting reviewed the past events, plans for graduation, and next year's renovations.   The meeting was called to order at 6:03 p.m. and began with...

AP: Advanced Preparation

Sarah Menendez

April 30, 2010

As the countdown for the two weeks of Advanced Placement testing comes to a close, AP students go through extensive studying in order to assure they are prepared. Whether it’s study sessions, practice tests, or review books, AP students across campus are utilizing the final hours they have left before...

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