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ASA Entertainment visits Downey High

ASA Entertainment visits Downey High

Amanda Davila, Staff Writer

May 3, 2016

As bullying becomes a worldwide issue, Downey High School arranged a visit from ASA Entertainment which took place on Wednesday, April 13, in order to create a powerful bullying prevention assembly.   Unlike an ordinary assembly, ASA entertainment gave their lectures through pro skati...

R-e-s-p-e-c-t at Downey High School

Natalie Gomez, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor

November 12, 2014

On Oct. 28, principal Tom Houts led the Character Counts Assembly for each grade level in the school’s gym, where he went over the results of the My Voice survey and played a multimedia presentation made by Mr. Harris’ video production class.   Houts and administration prepared the Character...

Dude, be nice.

Dude, be nice.

Noemi Lozano, Writer

January 7, 2014

On Dec. 11, motivational speaker Mike Smith made a special appearance at Downey High to address the struggles that teenagers may be experiencing and encourages youth to make a difference. All varsity athletes, school leaders, freshmen, and sophomores attended one of his three assemblies.   As...

Finding a cure together

Finding a cure together

Norma Flores, Sports Editor

March 15, 2013

4,000 plus students, divided into two assemblies, were rounded up in the gym during second period on March 1 to begin fundraising for Relay For Life. The event, on June 1-2, works toward trying to find a cure for cancer.   Last year Downey High School came together for a common purpose –to...

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