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Larson East SELACO High in Downey High

Larson East SELACO High in Downey High

Alexis Gutierrez, Writer

February 22, 2019

Filed under Legends, Student Life, Top Stories

Downey High has had a separate high school on its campus for decades called SELACO. Founded by a deaf man named Herb Larson in the late 1960s, it is under the Larson East PAU organization. SELCO is its own educational schooling; it is a regionalized program that provides deaf and hard of hearing...

Cheers without sounds

Cheers without sounds

Sophie Prettyman, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014

Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Junior Ilianna Delgado, Downey High School’s first deaf student to make the school cheer squad, shared her new experience as a junior varsity cheerleader. Delgado wanted to try out for the squad because of her love for dancing and to meet more people. The tryout process was the same for Delgado as...

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