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Natalia Sotomayor, Illustrator

September 27, 2020

Beyond High School

Interested in the medical field, Savanna Rosales, 12, is looking forward to seeing what the future has in store for her. “It’s kind of a scary feeling to move from highschool to college because there’s a lot of unknown, but I’m excited,” Rosales stated. “I don’t know where I am going yet but I've decided between Long Beach or Cal Poly. I’m still trying to see which will be better for myself to become a nurse or pharmacist.”

Jaylene Cardona, Business Manager

April 5, 2020

New Semester, New Elective

As the semester comes to an end, senior, Helen Rosario says goodbye to her Sociology class and hello to her new spot in Musical Theatre. “I’ve always been into theatre and art,” Rosario stated. “It’s my senior year so I figured I should have some fun and take a class I genuinely would enjoy.”

Andre Lucas, Co-Copy Editor

January 22, 2020

Beginning on Jan. 6, Downey High School students prepare for second semester and are taking new electives. From Small Business Concepts to American Government, Downey High students have a wide range of semester-long courses to choose from. With a fresh start in a new class, a few students gave the...

College Applications

Enrique Jimenez, Jezabel Perez, Melina Michaus, and Yasmine Jreisat

November 27, 2019

Censorship Felt in ERWC Classes

Lizzy Martinez, Co-Business Manager

May 25, 2018

As the school year begins to come to an end, seniors in their CSU Expository Reading and Writing classes, ERWC, are discussing gender and society norms put on genders. The curriculum allows for students to voice their opinion on their current view on society and the toll labels have on a person.   ...

End of Dance Team Competition Season

Lizzy Martinez, Co-Business Manager

May 1, 2018

The Downey High Dance team kicked off their competition season on Dec. 9, 2017 with the CADTD Dance Competition. Their season has come to an end with their last competition being the USA Dance Nationals. Previous to Nationals, they placed first place in Large Hip-Hop and second in small jazz and small ...

ERWC Expert Projects

ERWC Expert Projects

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager

May 1, 2018

Each year, seniors currently taking ERWC are required to choose a topic that fascinates them  to research throughout the course of the school year and present their findings in a 15 minute long presentation. Because they are not limited to a certain scope of topics, students are free to delve into an issue...

Seniors Are Being Accepted into Colleges

Applying for a college he knew he would get accepted to, Nycholas Andrade, 12, has been accepted to Cerritos College and plans on majoring in microbiology. “In principles of biomed we did a gram stain on a go light I think it was,” Walker stated. “It looked pretty cool so I thought that was interesting so I was like ima pursue that.”

Lizzy Martinez, Co-Business Manager

March 26, 2018

March becomes an anxious month for many Downey High seniors because they begin to hear back from colleges. The application process began in November with applications due for Universities of California and California State Universities. The process ended in mid- January with submission of private univ...

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