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Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month is celebrated all month long and is traditionally symbolized with a puzzle piece. “The puzzle piece definitely symbolizes autism, because the people who have it are the completing piece of our puzzle, called life.”

Angelica Fregoso, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016

Besides being the color of the sky and the ocean, or some other sublime marvel upon the earth, blue is also the color that is designated to autism. April is Autism Awareness month, which commences with World Autism Awareness Day on April second.   According to The Autism Society, “Nation...

Wierzchucki awarded April Teacher of the Month

Wierzchucki awarded April Teacher of the Month

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor

May 11, 2011

During his first year as a staff member at Downey, Bryan Wierzchucki was named April’s teacher of the month. Wierzchucki decided to become a teacher because he wanted to achieve something in life. Encouraged by his wife, he decided to find a successful career and returned to school to receive his...

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