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Passionate about her work and students, Mrs. Carlson, is named the Teacher of The Year on April 9. “I enjoy interacting with students,” Carlson said, “and watching them begin to see things differently.”

Mrs. Carlson is recognized as Teacher of the Year

Dennise Reynoso, Writer May 15, 2018

Tina Carlson was awarded Teacher of The Year on Tuesday, April 19 by the Downey Masonic Lodge. Carlson is an English teacher and significant fixture of the Downey High School staff. Outside of her...

 During his senior year, Manases Orozco accepts his admission offer to Richmond, The American International University in London, to study political science for the fall of 2014. Orozco plans to study aboard in London for four years, then transfer to Yale for law.

Moving far away for a college education

Rodas Hailu, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 16, 2014

By Thurs., May 1, numerous high school seniors who plan on attending universities and colleges made a decision on where they will spend the next four years of their lives receiving an undergraduate education....

Once the semester ends on Jan. 30, Ms. Vargas will have finished her student teaching for Cal State Long Beach. ”I heard a lot of good things from Downey,” Ms. Vargas said. ”It was just what I was expecting.”

Student teachers leave

Moises Martinez Cortez, Writer/Community Editor January 22, 2014

Student English teachers are preparing to conclude their stay with their master teachers and students after spending an entire semester at Downey. After a five-month program which gives college graduates...

Fresh spirit

Brandon Pineda September 30, 2010

As an enthusiastic introduction of the school year, students actively participated in Spirit Week on Sept. 13-17. With themes ranging from Tacky Tourist day to the classic Pajama day. This year, students...

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