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NSLC: Worthwhile?

Jocelyn Rosillo, Writer December 25, 2019

The National Student Leadership Conference has sent thousands of messages to students from all around the world to join their special summer “enrichment programs.” In order to receive an invitation...

The Problem with College Admissions

Jasmine Fernandez, Editor-In-Chief March 26, 2019

I’m the first to admit it’s easy to get sucked into the college rat race. The anxiety that strikes that August before senior year is disarming and makes for vulnerable students—entire forums and...

Juniors Prepare for Upcoming SAT Test

Hector Diaz, Photographer March 5, 2018

For the first time ever, Downey High School will be paying to have junior students take the SAT on campus Wednesday, March 7. Students would normally have to go onto the College Board website and pay for...

Feeling rather confident for his tests and upcoming finals, AP Human Geography student, Diego Martinez, 9, describes his study routine at the DHS quad on Jan. 16.  “I’ll study one day starting with flashcards and the [given] packet. The second day, Ill quickly review material that I studied before, and then study other papers and notes,” Martinez stated. “I will finish off by reviewing the KBAT [know and be able to do] paper.”

AP Students Prepare for Tests

Jasmine Fernandez, Editor-In-Chief January 29, 2018

As the first semester of the 2017-2018 school year comes to an end, students are beginning to feel the pressures of AP courses. With exams quickly approaching, the time has come for students to think about...

AP exams on the horizon

AP exams on the horizon

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor April 27, 2012

As the saying goes: April showers bring May flowers; however, for many students enrolled in Advanced Placement classes, April showers are a reminder of the upcoming College Board AP Exams, which will take...

AP Testing: Stress squared

AP Testing: Stress squared

Brandon Pineda, News Editor May 11, 2011

As Advanced Placement tests are rolling in, students are frantically preparing to pass the hardest tests of the year. Advanced Placement testing takes place in the first two weeks of May. Students who...

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