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New Wednesday Schedule

Itzel Cabrales, Writer December 1, 2020

Downey High School has altered its Wednesday school schedule. Starting Nov. 4, students will attend fourth-period virtual classes from 8:30-9 a.m., similar to having homeroom. Teachers will now have office...

Expectation Vs Reality

Expectation Vs Reality

Sam Duque, Illustrator March 5, 2020

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Lets Talk About Mental Health

October 22, 2019

Talking about how to bring awareness to mental health issues and getting rid of the stigma on our campus.

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Homecoming Game

October 9, 2019

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College Visits at Downey High School

Vicky Arguello, Writer October 18, 2017

Now that the application submission period for college has opened, universities like Oregon State and Loyola Marymount are visiting the Downey High School campus in A 201 after school to provide information...

Food Drive

Vicky Arguello, Writer October 4, 2017

Downey High School and the Downey Parent Teacher Student Association HELPS program held their annual Food Drive from Sept. 18 through Sept. 29. Their main goal was to collect 16,000 canned foods for those...

While the crowd waits for rapper Troy Noka, Power 106 DJ, Jose Jimenez, is the one that keeps the crowd entertain by interacting with the audience. “I’m the crowd pleaser,” Jimenez said. “I like to get everyone excited for the song that is being played.”

Troy Noka Concert

Karla Ramirez, Photo Editor October 26, 2016

Searching to inspire his young audience through his music, triple-threat artist, Troy Noka, gave a concert at Downey High on Sept. 28 as part of the high school tour he is currently performing. Noka...

At the top of the 14 scholars  list of Downey High School Andrew Bilodeau, 12, has successfully managed to keep up his grades for four years. “My parents never really pushed me but they did encourage me to do great in school,”  Bilodeau stated. “So a lot of the time I got good grades, studied late and worked hard it was a combination of the lesson my parents taught me and the drive I had to look to the future.”

The Top Scholars’ Rise to Success

Taylor Harrison, Social Media Manager October 18, 2016

Strenuous school days and sleepless nights are nothing new for Downey High School’s top students. Since their freshman year, Downey’s largest group of top scholars—fourteen in total— have kept...

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