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Students have really big plans for summer

Downey High students raise $800 for tsunami victims in Japan.

High prices or not, students are looking forward to summer blockbusters

Movies can be pricey, but students still look forward to summer flicks.

Running for student body president a worthwhile experience

Running for student office requires dedication, leadership and creativity.

Warren students donate 354 pints of blood

DOWNEY – For most people, the idea of a needle drawing blood from the median cubital vein is not a pleasant thought, but more than 500 students and […]

College acceptance letters keeping students nervous

Most students mailed their college applications in December or January.

Faculty members good sports, but Downey athletes prevail

Downey High faculty took on CIF champions in popular fundraiser March 24.

Students get creative April Fool's Day

Students are thinking of new and creative ways to prank each other.

Juniors realize their time left in high school is short

Excitement, apprehension expressed by juniors nearing final year in high school.

Warren raises more than $41K for leukemia society

Race to raise most money gets competitive, with students, teacher and staff all involved.

Most students plan to relax this spring break

With more students juggling work and school, spring break is a time to unwind.

Academy Awards gets people talking - and that's what counts

Anne Hathaway and James Franco hold their own as Oscar hosts.

Call of Duty add-ons released

Call of Duty: Black Ops First Strike, the first map pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops, the No. 1 best-selling PlayStation 3 title ever, is now available […]

Although new, debate team enjoys success

Debate team at Downey High is already winning awards, despite being only three years old.

Bullying a growing problem on Facebook

Facebook pages are often created anonymously and target local students.

Music program reaching new heights

Under director Corneliu Olariu, Downey High's music programs are excelling.

When it comes to smart phones, teens have different tastes

DOWNEY – Today, technology is constantly advancing and evolving, and students rely heavily on cell phones to keep them in constant communication with friends, and to keep them […]

'Bear's Market Day' raises money and club awareness

ASB hosts campus sale where students learn about new clubs.

Swindlers posing as DUSD students

People are going door-to-door asking for donations, falsely claiming to represent DUSD programs.

2011 is year of the lucky rabbit

Asian students are not the only one's celebrating the Chinese New Year.

Nintendo announces new downloads for February

Winter blues got you down? Bid farewell to January and say hello to a new batch of downloadable games for Wii and Nintendo DSi systems. As always, the […]