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PTA: April 2012

PTA: April 2012
April 27, 2012

PTA met in the B-building theatre, on Monday, Apr. 23, at 6 p.m., to discuss upcoming school events. They started with the Pledge of Allegiance, and Principal Tom Houts explained how he has been busy due...

March madness for True Lasting Connections

March 21, 2012

A competition similar to the NCAA’s March Madness was put into motion at Downey High from Feb. 29 – Mar. 15 with high hopes of raising $21, 550 school wide for True Lasting Connections. TLC provides...

Getting a grip on self-control

Getting a grip on self-control
November 21, 2011

Freshmen and sophomore students fill the gym on Nov.16 to watch a video production, “Get a Grip”. The video gave the students information on how to use self-control in everyday discussions. After...

PTA: October 2011

PTA: October 2011
November 4, 2011

The second PTA meeting of the year was conducted on October 17, in the theater, and the association discussed a variety of topics including emergency preparedness, a principal’s report, student activities...

Last PTA meeting of the year

Last PTA meeting of the year
June 14, 2011

This month's PTA members gathered for their last meeting of the year at the theater on June 13. The association had various speakers that informed affiliates on the month's events, business, and upcoming...

Senior Assembly

Senior Assembly
May 11, 2011

The senior class of 2011 congregated to the gymnasium to discuss the final senior status on April 30. The senior assembly is designed to inform seniors on their last activities and, mostly, on their requirements...

PTA: May 2011

PTA: May 2011
May 11, 2011

The monthly Parents and Teachers Association’s meeting was held on Monday, May 9 in the Downey High School theater. The meeting consisted of various guest speakers, such as the Downey Police Department,...

PTA: April 2011

PTA: April 2011
April 13, 2011

A PTSA held meeting was conducted on Apr 11 presenting the Reflections contest winners and an update of the month’s events. PTA president, Martha Michael began with the reading of minutes. Following,...

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...

Dare to Move

November 23, 2010

The “Dare to Move” assembly for freshman and sophomores, held on November 18, helped students relate to the hardships in their lives and how to overcome them in a healthy and positive matter. A company...

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