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Mrs. Carlson is recognized as Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Carlson is recognized as Teacher of the Year

Dennise Reynoso, Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, Parents & Teachers

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 job as an English teacher, she is chair of the English department, AP coordinator, CSF advisor and is...

Moving far away for a college education

Moving far away for a college education

Rodas Hailu, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2014


Filed under Seniors, Student Life

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. For Mario Garcia, Joseph Flores, and Manases Orozo, three Downey students, this decision means...

Student teachers leave

Student teachers leave

Moises Martinez Cortez, Community Editor

January 22, 2014


Filed under Parents & Teachers

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 real hands-on experience in teaching, student teachers in the English department such as Ms. Vargas...

Fresh spirit

Brandon Pineda

September 30, 2010


Filed under Spirit, Student Life

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 were introduced to new themes developed by the Associated Student Body. Though some of these themes...

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