Downey High School
How can the value of an education in the Downey Unified School District be calculated into a dollar ammount? One way might be to take a rough look at the the pay-and-benefits package awarded to Dr. John Garcia this week when he was officially hired as DUSD’s new superintendent. Garcia grew up in Downey’s public schools, […]
The Downey High School football team will play for its first CIF championship since 1955 on Saturday night at Cal State Fullerton, facing La Serna High at 7 p.m.
DOWNEY (Via DowneyBeat.com)—Facing skyrocketing tuition costs and the worst employment prospects in a generation—more than half of all university graduates are working jobs that don’t require college degrees—Downey High School’s Class of 2012 took a hedonistic perspective on the future: YOLO—You Only Live Once. The social media catchphrase was mentioned by several speakers during Thursday’s graduation ceremony […]
The first-ever Relay For Life flash mob at Downey High fell through because of school officials' fears that students might throw things at the dancers. They were right. One student did.
Through friendship and frank discussions traditionally unheard of on high school campuses, Gay-Straight Alliances like this one at Downey High are normalizing once-taboo subjects, shedding light on human complexity and helping people feel welcomed and accepted.