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Those Who Stay Behind: Why Students Chose To Remain In Distance Learning

Lukas Luna, Co-Copy Editor April 29, 2021

After over a year of quarantine, Downey High School has finally returned to in person learning in some capacity. Though many eagerly rush back to the campus they left last March, other students have chosen...

Teachers Going Back to School

Teachers Going Back to School

Sam Duque, Illustrator April 22, 2021

“March 13 was honestly a very weird day from the start, being that there were rumors about leaving school and such which at the time seemed unlikely to me” Guadarrama said. “I never really anticipated losing all of my senior year.”

March 13th: The Day That Changed Everything

Lukas Luna and Claudette De La Garza March 12, 2021

As strange as it seems now, Covid-19 was once little more than just another piece of bad news. Though reports of it’s spread began to mount, few paid it serious attention. This attitude was shared...

Back to School

Back to School

Natalia Sotomayor, Illustrator March 9, 2021

Distance Learning ft. Jezabel Perez and Cristina Marquez

Jezabel Perez, Podcaster November 15, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/downeylegend/distance-learning-ft-jezabel-perez-and-cristina-marquez

With Advanced Placement exams coming up, some students like Kailani Fletcher, 11, who is currently enrolled in four AP classes, explains her struggle with the expensive cost of the exams. “The full price of $95 for each exam is rather annoying considering that I don’t qualify for the discount,” Fletcher stated. “Its inconvenient, but I knew it would be expensive before I signed up.”

AP testing During Distance Learning

Valerie Mora, Co-Copy Editor November 6, 2020

Tips on how to get prepared for online school

Jaclyn Urzua, Co-Copy Editor October 20, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3UQAC8Vf3I

Assigned Reading: A Hallowed Pastime With A Tenuous Future

Lukas Luna, Co-Copy Editor October 5, 2020

Like every other department, Downey High’s English teachers have faced the challenge of trying to adapt their assignments and lessons to this strange era of this distance learning. But while essays and...

Has Distance Learning Trapped Students In A State Of Arrested Development

Lukas Luna, Co-Copy Editor September 20, 2020

In the early days of my junior year, I very distinctly remember spotting a group of freshmen. Nothing about this group seemed terribly different from other freshmen and that is what made them so notable....

Distance Learning Helps Grades

Loren Sapiter, Videographer May 18, 2020

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