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Yearbook tries something new

Yearbook tries something new
June 21, 2012

With a successful yearbook under their belts, the 2011-2012 yearbook staff decided to throw a signing party in the gym on Friday, June 8 with the intention of raising funds for next year’s staff.   Though...

Teachers cracking jokes

Teachers cracking jokes
June 21, 2012

Comedy Sportz games are typically filled with laughter, so the match on June 6, in the B-building theatre, was no exception; the only difference is DHS played against itself.  During the first half of...

Five Questions with Laura Enslin (Annex Secretary)

Five Questions with Laura Enslin (Annex Secretary)
June 5, 2012

Q1: What is your job description as an Annex Secretary? A1: I do everything for the Vice Principals. I handle referrals and paperwork. I also type things for them; basically, the normal office secretary...

Listen up seniors

Listen up seniors
June 1, 2012

As the school year approaches its last months, the class of 2012 attends the last Senior Assembly on May 24, in the Viking gymnasium. “The assembly pretty much marked the end of our senior year,”...

To be a part of something

To be a part of something
May 29, 2012

For new students in high school joining sports isn’t easy, but for many it’s worth fighting for. With the school year ending, many different sports host tryouts to start out next year with players...

Five Questions with Oscar Heredia

Five Questions with Oscar Heredia
May 22, 2012

Q1: What is video production? A1: In a sense it’s like yearbook in videos because we attend a lot of school events and cover a lot of highlight videos for sports and dances. It gives those who were...

The yearbook staff conclude their masterpiece

The yearbook staff conclude their masterpiece
May 11, 2012

After about eight months of taking photographs of school events and interviewing multiple students, the 2011-2012 yearbook staff has arrived at the last chapter of their masterpiece. Taking on the theme...

Preserving the past

Preserving the past
April 27, 2012

Like DHS, the city of Downey is rich with diversity and history. Its history is remembered vividly in the preservation of four main landmarks: The Downey Landing, McDonald’s, Bob’s Big Boy Broiler,...

Five Questions with Adriana Castrejon

Five Questions with Adriana Castrejon
April 24, 2012

Q1: What does cheer mean to you? A1: Cheer is having spirit no matter what, even if the team is losing, and never giving up, even if the tumbling pass is difficult. It’s a desire that needs to be...

Second time was not the charm

Second time was not the charm
April 24, 2012

The boys volleyball team entered the gymnasium ready for their second chance in defeating cross-town rival, Warren High School, on Apr. 19. The team had every intention of winning this match to secure...

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Miguel Magaña