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Vikes get the prize

Vikes get the prize

Gustavo Ramirez, Opinions Editor

May 11, 2012

Dressed to impress parents and staff, students headed to the Downey Civic Theater on the night of May 3, 2012, for the annual Viking Awards where they were rewarded for their hard work thus far. Mr. Wierzchucki and Ms. Williams hosted the event for the second year in a row. The event started at 7:00...

And the Viking Award goes to…

And the Viking Award goes to...

Sharon Kim, Parents & Teachers Editor

May 11, 2011

Parents, students, and teachers alike came together on Thurs, April 27 to honor students’ achievements in various academic categories in the Downey Theater for the 2011 Viking Awards. The nominees had been specially selected to receive these awards by their teachers out of a student body of 4000. As...

Art for knowledge

Art for knowledge

Mercy Watkins, Writer

April 15, 2011

Viking Poster Contest Winners seniors Irene Saavedra, Benjamin Garcia and Francisco Concha were announced on March 30. Prizes included a $100 Visa Gift Card, $50 Visa Gift card and $25 Visa Gift card. German teacher Pamela Mullen created the poster contest to advertise for the Viking Awards. The constestants...

PTA: April 2011

PTA: April 2011

Alejandra Paredes, Student Life Editor

April 13, 2011

A PTSA held meeting was conducted on Apr 11 presenting the Reflections contest winners and an update of the month’s events. PTA president, Martha Michael began with the reading of minutes. Following, Tom Houts conducted the principal’s report. Houts announced that no furlough days would be scheduled...

Cream of the crop

Ethelyn Martiz

April 30, 2010

The annual Viking awards, hosted at the Downey Theater on April 29, was a night of admiration as Mr. Houts honored diligent students for their hard work throughout the year. “I was shocked that I was nominated but also grateful that the teachers nominated me in recognition of my achievements,”...

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