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Breaking tradition

Breaking tradition

Mia Dixon-Slaughter, Staff Writer/Public Relations Manager

June 14, 2013

The class of 2013 will graduate on June 20 at 8:00 p.m. but not on Downey High School’s field; the decision has been made to have the ceremony at Cerritos College.   This is not the first graduation to be held at Cerritos; nine years ago the 2004 graduating class was in the same scenario....

Counselor, teacher, coach, friend

Counselor, teacher, coach, friend

Joey Flores, News Editor

December 7, 2012

Starting in November, English teacher Andrea Sims is substituting as counselor for her friend, Nicole Sanders, who is out on maternity leave. She will cover for Sanders for two to three months in bungalow seven.   Sims is the varsity girls volleyball coach, an English teacher, and now a temporary...

They work together, they live together

Kimberly Dominguez, News Editor

February 29, 2012

DHS has some teachers that miss their spouses during work.; however, for the Warhursts, Overgauuws,  the Sanders, and the Beans, that is not an issue because they work on the same campus as their spouses.   Test coordinator Heidi Warhurst and math teacher Grant Warhurst have been married...

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