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JSA One-Day

Leading the Jan. 20 One-Day convention with president and sophomore Sade Neri (far right), Allyssa Chan, 10, (center right) upholds the responsibility of co-vice president in and out of club meetings. “We tried to advertise the convention as much as possible, spreading fliers to Twitter and social media,” Chan said. “Thankfully, people from our chapter are really enthusiastic and made our first One-Day a success.”
February 9, 2018

Downey High’s JSA debate club held their first One-Day convention on Jan. 20, opening their doors to students from across Southern California.   Although Downey’s club attends quarterly...

JSA Attends Fall State

November 17, 2017

On the weekend of Oct. 28, nine students from JSA attended Fall State, an annual convention held by the organization in which different districts from Southern California participate in a discussion about...

JSA: Fall State

November 18, 2016

Taking on the big leagues

Taking on the big leagues
April 27, 2012

Heading off to the LAX Hilton on April 13, was Downey High’s JSA chapter attended Spring State, a formal debate convention, to win awards and show off their skills. In total, thirty people attended from...

Downey JSA chapter heads off to the LAX Marriot

Downey JSA chapter heads off to the LAX Marriot
November 21, 2011

JSA members congregated at the LAX Marriott, on Oct. 12 and 13, to practice democracy and strengthen debating skills at the 2011 Junior State of America Fall State Convention. “JSAers” remained at...

Out with the old, in with the new

Out with the old, in with the new
October 12, 2011

The campus filled with members of the community, parents, students, and faculty as Back-to-School Night rolled around once again on Wednesday, Sept. 21 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.  Class blocks for students...

Students win big on Senior Awards Night

Students win big on Senior Awards Night
June 14, 2011

A select group of roughly 150 seniors streamed into the Downey Civic Theatre at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, to receive scholarships from various organizations and benefactors dedicated to funding students’...

JSA makes history

JSA makes history
April 4, 2011

The Junior State of America chapter from Downey High hosted a Mini Convention that took place on Sunday, April 3 in the B building. The Mini Con was a small, one-day convention that lasted from 9AM to...

Clubs participate in fall conventions

Clubs participate in fall conventions
November 23, 2010

As the season comes to an end, Key Club and the Junior State of America Downey club members, as well as schools from all over the state, came together for fall conventions. Key Clubbers paraded at Magic...

Election Day 2010

Election Day 2010
November 5, 2010

Voting took place this month across the nation on Nov. 2 in schools like Columbus Adult School with the City Council Member, the Governor, the Senator, and several proposition listed on the ballot . Among...

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