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AP Government Students Serve as Pollworkers for Midterm Elections

November 28, 2018

As part of a project report for the class, select AP Government students participated as clerks for the midterm elections on Nov. 6. Students chosen to volunteer on election day were given a specific polling...

Mr. Nevarez and Mr. Young Share Teacher of the Month

May 29, 2018

In the footsteps of teachers honored with the achievement earlier in the school year, Downey High presented Mr. Young of the science department and Mr. Nevarez of the social studies department with Teacher...

Not too many cowboys at Sadies

April 4, 2012

Cowboys and cowgirls of all grade levels gathered into the gymnasium for a renewed Sadie Hawkins dance on Mar. 23 from 8-11pm, which was hosted by the senior class. For this particular juncture, the tables...

On her way to Bucknell University

On her way to Bucknell University
January 22, 2012

While others await their college acceptance letters, senior Cynthia Moreno rejoices at her set future at Bucknell University after she succeeded in winning a full tuition scholarship from The Posse Foundation...

Baccalaureate celebrates before the big day

Baccalaureate celebrates before the big day
June 14, 2011

Baccalaureate , the church ceremony that celebrates the graduation of seniors, was held on Sunday, June, 12  at First Baptist Church. Well over half the senior class attended in their cap and gowns to...

Administration greets Mr. Nevarez as new Vice Principal

Administration greets Mr. Nevarez as new Vice Principal
March 21, 2011

Early this month, an era came to an end as Mr. Nevarez left his post as a Government teacher and took on the greater task of being Vice-Principal. Mr. Nevarez taught U.S. History, Government, and AP...

PTA: March 2011

PTA: March 2011
March 21, 2011

In an effort to inform parents, the PTA met on March 14 to discuss both the previous and upcoming events for the month. First to take the stage was Principal Tom Houts, as it was time to give his monthly...

New semester brings new habits

February 16, 2011

As first semester came to a close, students began preparing for the end of the year. Only five months of school remain, and the last official day of school is June 23, 2011. Students—either satisfied...

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...

Help for Haiti

February 1, 2010

The poverty stricken country of Haiti suffered a catastrophic 7.0 earthquake Jan. 12 leaving the country in ruins but allowing a chance for the students and staff members of Downey High School to help...

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