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Horror Movies to Watch for Halloween

Lukas Luna, Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Movies

With Halloween right around the corner, now is a perfect time to catch up on some scary movies.  Luckily, Netflix is home to a variety of horror films to get you in the Halloween spirit.   The Conjuring   Released in 2013, this James Wan feature tells the story of two paranormal investigators who conf...

Upcoming Movies: October Preview 2018

Nathalie Sibal, Co-Copy Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

October is approaching quickly and so are some of the most highly anticipated movies of the year. Marvel fans await for the release of Venom, while horror movie enthusiasts prepare themselves for Halloween. Independent films, such as A Star is Born, First Man, and Bad Times at the El Royale, are also set to...

YAWP Club’s Halloween Art Show

YAWP Club’s  Halloween Art Show

Nicole Estrada, Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, Student Life, Top Stories

YAWP is not just an acronym; it is a reference to the Dead Poets Society. This club helps students express themselves through their talents. They held their first performance on Nov. 3rd at Downey High’s library. The library was decorated with pumpkins and the students performed with Halloween themed...

Halloween Costumes

Halloween Costumes

Jace Carlos, Comic Artist

October 31, 2017


Filed under Comics

#What’s Trending: Knott’s Scary Farm

Ysabelle Canilao, Photographer

October 20, 2017


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Community, Student Life

Knott’s Scary Farm is a seasonal attraction at Knott’s Berry Farm and this year marks the forty fourth year the part has done this month long event. The theme park currently holds the largest Halloween event, with nine mazes and rides decorated for Halloween for a real thrill of ghostly fun. ...

Encountering the Ouija Board

Fatima Rosas, Managing Editor

November 18, 2016


Filed under Legends, Student Life

Every year as the season of fall starts to settle in the weather, people grow with anticipation for the 31 of October, also known as Halloween. While the kids and parents are out trick-or-treating at night, teenagers have opted for other methods of fun. One being the legendary story of the Ouija...

Sweets and Treats

Ajla Nasic, Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Community

Every Halloween, Downey families convene to enjoy the annual Apollo Park Pumpkin Patch, reveling in fall fun through the form of free food, carnival games, and costume contests. Downey High based clubs, including Key Club, Encore, and AVID, encourage their members to volunteer their time at the family ev...

Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights

James Torrico, Writer

October 12, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment

As autumn rolls around, the family friendly amusement park we all know as Universal Studios, becomes the blood-curdling horror show that is Halloween Horror Nights.   Halloween Horror Nights is a special event that takes place every year at Universal Studios Hollywood from the hours of 7 p.m....

Woof or treat

Woof or treat

Mizhelle Cortes, Staff Writer

November 1, 2013


Filed under Community, Top Stories

On Saturday, Oct. 26, locals from the Downey community brought their families and dogs to celebrate the dedication of the David R. Gafin Dog Park located in the Rio San Gabriel Park. The afternoon’s schedule included a dedication ceremony, a Downey PD K-9 Unit Demonstration, and a dog costume contest,...

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