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Getting to Know Mariano Coreas

Jezabel Perez and Madeline Hidalgo September 16, 2021

5 Questions With Francine Mendoza

Aimee-Nicole Torres, Community/Parent & Teachers Editor May 27, 2016

Graduating senior, Francine Mendoza talks about her years at Downey High School, Prom, and what she wants to do once she graduates. Mendoza has attended Downey since her freshman year and has participated...

Arriving at Kaiser Permanente minutes after injuring her wrist, while washing dishes in her home, Jenise Cubas, 12, is checked out and stitched up on Aug. 21. “At the moment I didn’t feel pain, but when the paramedics came I started blacking out a bit,” Cubas said.

A volleyball player’s worst nightmare

Sara Cabrera, Writer/ Copy Editor October 18, 2013

Volleyball player Jennise Cubas, 12, could not take advantage of ending her last summer in high school in the best way possible, because the morning of July 18, she was severely injured, causing her to...

Five Questions with Cecilia Godinez

Five Questions with Cecilia Godinez

Marilyn Ramirez, Copy Editor/Co-Editor-in-Chief November 15, 2012

Q1: What’s it like being in ROP Sports Medicine? A1: It’s amazing; it’s something that I’ve wanted to do for the longest time. Everyone’s like, You’re there all the time, but there’s nothing...

The prom fiasco

The prom fiasco

Dinorah Acuña, Writer April 27, 2012

Spring Break marked the beginning of Prom fiasco, where the majority of senior girls at Downey would be frantically searching for the perfect dress, heels, accessories, make-up and hairstyles. Their goal?...

Five Questions with Kayla Roller

Five Questions with Kayla Roller

Kimberly Dominguez, News Editor April 3, 2012

Q1: What is your title on the dance team? A1: We all have to play a part to pull our own weight in order to make the team an easy and fun process. Just being a senior on the team we have more seniority,...

Dance: music made visible

Wendy Mora June 2, 2010

Whether his future holds singing on Glee or dancing on So You Think You Can Dance, senior Evan Miller, is working towards his long-term dream of being a singer or a dancer. Miller has been dancing on the...

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