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Climate Change in 2022

Natalie Corona, Writer December 22, 2022

Climate change has become a critical issue in our generation. As years pass by, the effects have gotten more evident. The year is ending; let’s see the overview of climate change's impact on us this...

10 Years Since Sandy Hook and Nothing has Changed

Cesar Lopez, Writer December 16, 2022

School is the place where friendships are formed, knowledge is gained, and interests and hobbies are adopted; a place filled with laughter and joy. Well, that place turned into a nightmare for those in...

Attending Writing and Arts at the Writing Center on March 10, Jasmine Maldonado, 11, feels secure in a place outside of home. “It is important to make sure your mental health is stable so you won’t feel anxious or disoriented, especially because college and SATs are coming up.” Maldonado continues, “Also, a lot of people struggle with their mental health and it’s not healthy to have a lot of stress. Many people struggle to find happiness or to be positive. So I think what Downey High is doing is very resourceful.”

Art and Writing: Dealing with Anxiety

Diego Martinez and Carla Vente March 10, 2020

On Tuesday, March. 10, the Downey High student body recognized the struggles of the average student and made the day full of awareness on the topic of anxiety. A student-lead gathering was held in...

Spreading awareness around Downey High on the importance of maintaining our environment, Catherine Quinones, treasurer of the Eco Club,10 joined the club in hopes of being a wake up call to all her peers on how to help make the world a better place. “As a club we wanted to bring awareness to topics one could easily ignore,” Quinones said. “While at the same time have fun in doing so. By engaging these little projects it not only brought enjoyment to others but highlighted what remains behind closed doors.”

Ecology Club Raises Environmental Awareness

Alexis Gutierrez, Amy Garcia, and Eliza Vargas May 21, 2019

  Downey high’s ecology club held a week long environmental awareness event from Apr 29- May 3. Each day of the week entails a different activity that is related to the environment. Eco club...

In support of Bully Free Week, signs like these are posted throughout the school. Bully Free Week lasted from October 18 to the 22 along with Character Counts.

Remember: Character Counts

Brandon Pineda, News Editor October 20, 2010

As an attempt to raise awareness on campus, The Associated Student Body dedicates the week of October 18-21 to recognize the growing conflict brought on by bullying as well as praising character and moral...

Girls volleyball thinks pink

Girls volleyball thinks pink

Camerynn Chase, Writer October 18, 2010

The Lady Vikes dominated the Warren Bears Tuesday, Oct. 19, during the Volley for a Cure home volleyball game to help support the fight against Breast Cancer. The Downey varsity players won the first sets...

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