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Six years since its implementation, athletic director Mark Rand addresses friends and families in celebration of the student athletes who are participating in sports in college, at the Athlete Signing Party on May 30. “We started with only six kids going off to college playing sports, and now we’re at eighteen,” Rand said. “That just shows the improvement we’ve had in our athletics.”

Hanna Suarez, Editor-in-Chief

June 7, 2013

Coaches, parents, and friends gathered in the theater on the afternoon of May 30 to recognize and celebrate the eighteen student athletes who have committed to their future universities. Posters showing off the athletes’ names and schools, in their respected colors, were lined up on the walls of...

Words from the wise

Marilyn Ramirez, Copy Editor/Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 21, 2012

With the many questions juniors hold in regards to college and the application process, seniors held the Senior to Junior Q&A on June 8, in the DHS library. They provided aid to future applicants with the stressful decisions that come with applying for education after high school. “This was...

Five Questions with Nurse Laura

Five Questions with Nurse Laura

Roy Mendoza, Co-Editor-in-Chief/Copy Editor

May 8, 2012

Q1: What is your professional background? A1: I went to Cal State San Bernardino for my Bachelors in nursing. From there, I went to Cal State Long Beach for my Health Credential, which is what I needed to work as the Downey High School nurse.  Eventually, I went back to school to get a Masters degree...

In the background: Mrs. Tina Campos

In the background: Mrs. Tina Campos

Roy Mendoza, Co-Editor-in-Chief/Copy Editor

April 27, 2012

While students go about their daily routines, there are many people that contribute to the wholesomeness of each school day—one of those being Mrs. Tina Campos in the College and Career Center.   As the Career Technician, Mrs. Campos deals with the majority of aspects related to education...

Students show commitment to Speech and Debate

Students show commitment to Speech and Debate

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor

March 21, 2011

Among the various extracurricular activities that encircle the school campus, Speech and Debate has proven itself to be one that is worthy of being appreciated. Led by Ms. King, the members work to improve their public speaking abilities and to also challenge their way of thinking. In contrast to...

Seniors surveyed about college applications

Above is a graph depicting the results from the survey conducted regarding college applications in January 2011. The graph represents the schools which seniors voted as their top choice universities.

Mercy Watkins

February 16, 2011

Unlike earlier years, a survey of 246 Downey High college bound seniors showed that many graduating students have applied to Cal Poly Pomona amongst any other Universities for the Fall 2011 semester. The survey was conducted in January and included three questions regarding the student’s anticipated...

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