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Downey vs. Warren Spirit Week

Downey vs. Warren Spirit Week

Lizzy Martinez, Co-Business Manager

November 1, 2017

This year’s spirit week kicks off on Monday, Oct. 23 with Meme Day Monday, followed by Throwin’ It Back Tuesday, then Wild ‘N Out Wednesday, and then Warren Wimp Thursday, which all leads up to Viking Pride Friday. This week of full of activities planned by ASB in effort to have the student ...

The Vikings Get the W

The Vikings Get the W

Sofia Carrillo, Comic Artist

November 28, 2016

Vikings Routed by the Bears

Vikings Routed by the Bears

Alyssa Vega, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 29, 2016

Downey’s boys varsity volleyball team competed against cross-town rival, Warren High, ending in a loss on Tuesday, April 26 at Downey’s gymnasium.   In preparation of the boys’ match, the crowd cheered and the excitement amped up the Downey Vikings. Despite their efforts, the Vikin...

Bears defeat vikings

Bears defeat vikings

Sabrina Picou, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015

On Tuesday, Feb. 3, at 6 p.m., Downey’s boys varsity soccer team played against Warren at Warren’s home field. The final score was 2-0 with Warren defeating the Downey Vikings.   Warren made their first move when they scored first goal by putting all of their players, except one, on defense....

Nordstrom gives back

Nordstrom gives back

Irania Quintero, Staff Writer

December 3, 2014

On Oct. 23, 2014, Warren High School senior, Hilda Atuncar, was announced as the recipient of the Nordstrom Cares $10,000 scholarship. Atuncar was one out of 80 people across the United States to receive the scholarship and to be offered an internship at the Nordstrom nearest to her [Los Cerritos Center]....

Bears to Vikings

Bears to Vikings

Carlos Garcia, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

At the beginning of the school year, construction at Downey High School was finally completed with new buildings including the D building, where the Project Lead the Way Engineering program is underway. The program includes classes such as Physics, Tech Core, Automotive Technology, Aerospace Engineering,...

A season of accomplishments

A season of accomplishments

Norma Flores, Sports Editor

April 16, 2013

As the spring season for athletics is well under way, ASB hosted a rally to present the different sports to the student body on April 13, during second period, in the Allen Layne Stadium.   The rally began with a performance by drumline as the students were seated. The freshman were seated on the vis...

Caught up in the net

Caught up in the net

Vivian Buenrostro, Writer

March 27, 2013

The classic Downey vs. Warren rivalry tension was present during the varsity boys volleyball game on March 21. Entering the gymnasium with four wins and only two losses, the Viking’s felt confident going against the Bears. However, Downey underestimated their opponent and ended the night with a loss...

Fall sports take it all

Fall sports take it all

Norma Flores, Sports Editor

November 15, 2012

Although the regular season has come to an end for fall sports, the various teams ability to excel has permitted them to move on to playoffs and have the opportunity to participate in the Southern California CIF in the first weeks of November.   It is no surprise that with two prior CIF titles...

Number one fan

Number one fan

Hanna Suarez, Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2012

While parents and students socialize in the stands at Friday-night football games, a dedicated fan scrutinizes the plays down by the sideline. Dave Gunderson, father of Downey High’s Statistics teacher, Michelle Gunderson, has been attending varsity home games since the 1970s. It all started when he...

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