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Downey Has Character

To celebrate Character Counts Week, from Oct. 16 through the 20, ASB decorates the trees in the quad with the pillar of character colors.

Oscar Flores, Copy Editor

November 3, 2017

Serving as a prelude to Downey vs. Warren Spirit week, Character Counts week was held from Oct. 16 - 20 to celebrate and uphold the morals valued in Downey and across the nation. The six pillars of character celebrated consist of: Trustworthiness, Fairness, Responsibility, Respect, Caring, and Citizenship.   ...

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

Natalie Gomez, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor/ Staff Writer

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...

From blank wall to message for all

From blank wall to message for all

Kimberly Dominguez, News Editor

December 16, 2011

  A new nationalistic embellishment was installed Nov. 18 on the B-building in order to emphasize patriotism throughout DHS. According to principal Tom Houts, recent studies have shown that out of all the schools in California, Downey High had the most students going into The Marines.   When...

Maintaining the six pillars of character

Maintaining the six pillars of character

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor

November 2, 2011

One month after Anti-Bullying Week, the Associated Student Body dedicated another set of days from Oct. 18-21 to remind the students about the significance of having good character. Various posters bearing the six pillars—trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship—were...

Remember: Character Counts

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.

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 values. Across the nation, there were more than sixteen documented suicide attempts among teens...

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