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Counselor, teacher, coach, friend

In the beginning of November, counselor, Mrs. Sanders took maternity leave, leaving English teacher, Mrs. Sims in charge of her responsibilities guiding students in their academic paths.  “Baby steps,” Mrs. Sims said, “I have to learn everything all over again like a student.”

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...

Taking a stand against bullying

To stress the importance against bullying at Downey High, ASB posts posters around campus to encourage students to act kind towards one another, during the week of Sept. 14 to Sept. 21. “Our ASB students believe that kids shouldn’t be bullied,” Activities Director Mr. Weisenberger said.

Joey Flores, News Editor

October 9, 2012

During the week of Sept. 17to the 21, the Downey Unified School District participated in spreading a message that told victims of bullying that they are not alone, as bullying has resulted in tragedy to people across the globe. Anti-Bully Week was a way to inform people who are victims of bullying that...

Changing up the schedule

Hanna Suarez, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2012

The sophomore students at Downey High School were given a new testing schedule to follow for California High School Exit Exam week of March 12-15. The new itinerary not only switched Thursday’s block day to Tuesday but gave the freshmen, juniors, and seniors a late start for Tuesday and Wednesday morning....

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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