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PTA: June 2012

PTA: June 2012
June 21, 2012

In order to discuss the end of the 2011-2012 school year, PTA held its final meeting on Monday, June 11, at 6 p.m., in the B-building theatre. The meeting reviewed the past events, plans for graduation,...

The head of the show

The head of the show
June 1, 2012

As the Advanced Placement Coordinator, Christina Carlson has concluded another successful May testing period and has helped several AP students seeking college credit.   In addition to teaching...

The prom fiasco

The prom fiasco
April 27, 2012

Spring Break marked the beginning of Prom fiasco, where the majority of senior girls at Downey would be frantically searching for the perfect dress, heels, accessories, make-up and hairstyles. Their goal?...

The Lucky One Movie Review

The Lucky One Movie Review
April 25, 2012

Enthusiastic viewers filed into their local movie theaters on Friday, Apr. 20 to watch the premiere of The Lucky One, starring Zac Efron. The film is based off the novel by Nicolas Sparks and remains consistent...

Uncovering the Unnoticed

April 6, 2012

Several things can go unnoticed on a campus of more than 4,000 people including the students and staff at DHS, but one thing that shouldn’t is the interpreters that facilitate communications between...

Five Questions with Kayla Roller

Five Questions with Kayla Roller
April 3, 2012

Q1: What is your title on the dance team? A1: We all have to play a part to pull our own weight in order to make the team an easy and fun process. Just being a senior on the team we have more seniority,...

The latest attraction

The latest attraction
March 21, 2012

Downey High Baseball Boosters sponsored a carnival on March 16 through 18,in the south parking lot of the school, in order to raise money for the team. Pre sale tickets were available at snack and lunch...

Culture and a show

Culture and a show
February 29, 2012

Gathered at the Barber Shop at 9204 Florence Ave to spread some culture, poets from all around Los Angeles gathered to recite poetry and grow from one another’s critiques. The works ranged from humorous...

New season, new fashion

New season, new fashion
February 29, 2012

With the winter coming to an end, people can’t help but look forward to the upcoming trends of the spring season. The dull dark colors that come along with winter are replaced with bright sunny shades....

Keeping the excitement flowing

February 10, 2012

While students face frustration and finals stress, ASB attempts to bring some liveliness and spirit to them with its annual Black Light Spirit Week from Jan. 22 to 28.  The week gave the kids at Downey...

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