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With a new school year, Key club has gotten new club members ready to take on new community service projects this year. There are many events planned for this year such as club rush September 15th & 16th both lunches and a fundraiser at Chipotle on 8500 Firestone Blvd, September 22nd from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. During A lunch, President, Armando Rameriez and secretary, Karina Marquez take the lead in telling the club new upcoming club activities.

With a love for Key Club after being a part of it for three years, Karina Maquez, 11, explains what Key club is about to her. “In Key Club we are always striving to help out our community in any way possible,” Maquez stated. “... Whether it is a clothes drive, planting trees, or sending notes to show our gratitude!”

Key club: Upcoming events and what its about

Valerie Mora, Co-Copy Editor September 20, 2021

Door To Door Scammers

Kelly Zabala, Writer March 21, 2021

On January 23rd, 2021, Downey High School’s instagram posted a warning for their followers. This forewarning told of the scammers going door to door claiming to be a part of an extracurricular as students...

Clubs Meet Through Zoom

Kelly Zabala, Writer October 20, 2020

  In a normal school year, Downey High School would have promoted the  first semester club rush. However, as this school year is held online, a club rush similar to past years was possible....

The Heroes Of The Tabletop

Lukas Luna, Co-Copy Editor October 16, 2019

Tabletop role-playing games have always somewhat suffered the short end of the stick when it comes to cultural relevance. While they have entertained the outcasts and oddballs for decades, their mainstream...

The Thirst Project Club is a student-oriented organization that not only fundraises money to provide water to those in need but educates those who do not know anything about situations like these happening all around the world. “Our purpose is to fill the jerry cans for these women and children so that they don’t have to,” Diana Balisco, 12, a member of the club (left), says, “There are pregnant women who lose their offspring just for the family they have at home, there are children- seven to eight years old who are harming themselves just to carry a big jug of water 6 kilometers home.”

Thirst Project

Clarissa Arceo, Photographer September 25, 2019

After their first event of the school year, Malek Dweik, 12, recaps the Downey Does club’s on the affair, which took place at the family birth center at Downey PIH on September 23, where they supplied mothers and newborns with care packages. The new volunteer club meets every Tuesday afterschool in room B-216.

Making Wishes Come True

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager October 26, 2016

Fueled by their passion to make a difference for children impacted by life-threatening illnesses, the Make-a-Wish Foundation Club works to fundraise money to establish a sense of happiness and hope...

During the first meeting in the school theatre, on October 5, Jonathan Zaragoza, 11, Everette Sanchez, 9, Danny Corzo, 11, and Sussy Sanchez, 11, set up on stage for the first time. This group of recently admitted Comedy Sportz members stepped on stage to show off their improv skills and challenge their dramatic skills.

One Night Only

Jasmine Fernandez, Editor-In-Chief October 19, 2016

One Night Only, Downey High’s Improv Club, returns for the 2016-2017 school year bigger and better than ever. With a fresh roster of aspiring comedians, the club explores the depth and complexity...

E-Sports at Downey High School

Alex Castillo, Copy Editor October 19, 2016

With the sudden growth of professional video gaming, most top tier gaming organizations have begun to scout talented young players in high school leagues. This new era of professional gaming has been dubbed...

After their second official meeting of the year, members of the LGBTQ+ club pose for a picture in C105. They listened to each other’s stories of how they came out to their friends and parents.

LGBT + GSA

Aimee-Nicole, Staff Writer/Photographer October 28, 2015

The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender + community at Downey High School keeps growing, as a new club named LGBT+ is not the only club, but there is also the previously established club named GSA [Gay...

Arriving inside the theater on Thursday, Oct. 23, students sell candy for a dollar to help aid the young girls that are victims of sex trafficking. Club members sold sodas, candy bars, Skittles, and red licorice to help raise enough money to donate to the founders to rescue the young girls.

Stop the traffick!

Mia Dixon-Slaughter , Co-Editor-in-Cheif November 12, 2014

A new club, Stop the Traffick, has been admitted amongst the list of over 50 clubs at Downey High starting with the 2014-15 school year. Stop the Traffick is a club dedicated to raising awareness about...

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