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Downey, Warren included in list of nation's top high schools  The Downey Patriot

DOWNEY — Downey and Warren high schools have been named to U.S. News & World Report's list of the best high schools in the United States for 2019.



Warren High culinary students sharpening their skills inside own food truck  The Downey Patriot

The truck is used mostly at school district events, giving students an opportunity to put their culinary skills into practice.



Warren High named a national top 5 school for social inclusion  The Downey Patriot

DOWNEY – Warren High School was honored Tuesday by ESPN and Unified Champion Schools for being named a national Special Olympics Unified ...



ESPN, Special Olympics honor Warren High School as one of most inclusive in country  KABC-TV

ESPN and the Special Olympics honored Warren High School in Downey as one of the most inclusive schools in the country.



Warren High wins first eSports gaming tournament  The Downey Patriot

DOWNEY – Warren High School won the Overwatch Downey Unified High School eSports Tournament on Tuesday, the first-of-its-kind video game competition ...



'Yankee Tavern' in final weekend at Warren High  The Downey Patriot

DOWNEY – Were all the inconsistencies of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City, the moon landing, and the assassination of President John F. Kennedy ...



Warren High named ESPN Honor Roll school  The Downey Patriot

DOWNEY – What started as a social club a decade ago at Warren High School is now a nationally recognized program. Warren High School, one of Downey ...



Warren High honored as Special Olympics Unified Champion School in ceremony featuring Michelle Kwan  Long Beach Press Telegram

ESPN and representatives from the Special Olympics descended on Warren High School, in Downey, on Tuesday, Feb. 12, to celebrate the school for having ...



Eyes on our Schools: February 2019  The Downey Patriot

This is my second full month as Board of Education President since being installed in December. Reaching out to the community with updates and information ...



As young girls they fled two different countries. In L.A. they found a friendship without borders  Los Angeles Times

The girls were from different worlds when they met in seventh grade, at Stauffer Middle School in Downey​​​, but they had two things in common. They were ...



Downey: 40 under 40 (2018)  The Downey Patriot

When the Downey Patriot published its first “40 Under 40” list last year, the question we most often received was, “How are you possibly going to find 40 ...



58 teachers and faculty are retiring at end of this school year  The Downey Patriot

DOWNEY — A retirement ceremony was held May 1 at Rio Hondo Event Center by Downey Unified and the Downey Education Association for 58 faculty ...



Raul Lara resigns as Bears football coach  The Downey Patriot

DOWNEY – Raul Lara has resigned as Warren High School head football coach after five seasons of coaching the Bears. The Bears finished the 2018 season ...



Eye on the Schools  The Downey Patriot

Well, its mid-May and our schools are in the last leg of the school year. It's unbelievable how fast this year has gone. The students are busy testing, finishing up ...



Warren High senior selected for Gates Scholarship  The Downey Patriot

DOWNEY – A first-generation college student from a family born in Jalisco, Mexico, Alejandra Barreto moved to Downey from Lynwood when she was in middle ...



When it snowed in Downey  The Downey Patriot

With the past few weeks of heat, it's hard to believe that Downey has had a history of snow. In looking at some notes from Ethel Donaldson, she stated that the ...



DUSD announces date for Carnival of Champions  The Downey Patriot

The 55th annual Carnival of Champions track and field exhibition will take place March 30 at Warren High School.



Downey Unified hosting L.A. County’s first eSports tournament  The Downey Patriot

DOWNEY – Downey Unified, in partnership with the Carrot Group, announced the Overwatch Downey Unified High School eSports Tournament: A MADE ...



Declining enrollment is top concern of school board  The Downey Patriot

Downey Unified Superintendent Dr. John Garcia at last Friday's State of the Schools event. Photo courtesy Downey Unified. DOWNEY — Downey Unified ...



Downey Unified announces new principals for 2018-19  The Downey Patriot

DOWNEY – The Downey Unified Board of Education would like to proudly announce the appointment of two new principals as well as a new director of ...



It's August, but fall sports season starts next week  The Downey Patriot

DOWNEY -- The fall sports season is quickly approaching at Warren High School and the Bears have several games, matches and meets scheduled in August ...



Warren High band holding decal drive later this month  The Downey Patriot

DOWNEY – The Warren High School Band and Color Guard will be out in the community Aug. 13–15 from 5-8 p.m. as part of their annual decal drive to raise ...



Volunteers package 62K meals for local hungry families  The Downey Patriot

DOWNEY – Over 450 volunteers gathered at Warren High School on April 5 to package more than 62,000 meals for local families in need at Downey Federal ...



Stranger passing out creepy flyers to young girls has parents concerned  FOX 11 Los Angeles

A man passing out flyers near a Downey high school has parents in the community concerned.



Police arrest 16-year-old accused of posting threat against Warren High in Downey  Long Beach Press Telegram

Police have arrested a 16-year-old student who allegedly posted a threatening message on social media Sunday night implying there would be violence at ...



Femineers, Downey Unified's female engineering program, gets major expansion  The Downey Patriot

Students pose at the Femineer Gala, where female students showcased their work in engineering. Photos courtesy Downey Unified. DOWNEY — With only 15 ...



Rockview Farms grants two $1000 scholarships  The Downey Patriot

DOWNEY – Downey-based Rockview Family Farms gave two deserving graduating seniors scholarships of $1,000 each. One student from Downey High ...



Warren football beats Downey for first time since 2009  Long Beach Press Telegram

DOWNEY >> The Warren Bears are for real. In their annual crosstown rivalry match up with Downey on Friday night at home, the Bears scored 23 unanswered ...



Warren High teacher sues district, says students harassed her on Twitter  Long Beach Press Telegram

LOS ANGELES >> A Downey Unified School District high school teacher is suing her employer, alleging she continually was harassed by students on Twitter ...



Downey city council candidates answer our questions  The Downey Patriot

DOWNEY — Downey's City Council is guaranteed to receive a *fresh* face this year when Councilman Fernando Vasquez vacates his seat due to term limits.



Yancy quarterbacking Warren High football to CIF playoffs  Long Beach Press Telegram

DOWNEY >> He always knew he was an athlete and he always knew he could throw the ball hard. So Jordan Yancy thought, why not play quarterback?



Downey native Robert Lewis named Scientist Laureate for cancer research  The Downey Patriot

DOWNEY — Downey native Robert Lewis, Ph.D., was honored last week as the 13th Scientist Laureate, the highest honored bestowed upon researchers by the ...



Thank you for supporting the TLC 5K  The Downey Patriot

In her monthly update, school board president Nancy Swenson thanks the community for supporting the TLC 5K and offers updates on school district ...



Downey High student-athletes celebrated before leaving for college  The Downey Patriot

DOWNEY – Downey High School hosted its annual scholar-athlete commitment celebration day last Thursday afternoon in the Downey High School theatre.



SMHS Still Looking For Football Coach  San Marino Tribune

A first round of applications and interviews failed to result in uncovering a successor for San Marino High School head football Coach Mike Hobbie, who in late ...



Glitz, glamour and fundraising at the Amistad Ball  The Downey Patriot

It's nice to see graceful women in long gowns, who know how to walk in the flowing skirts. And every man always looks handsomer in black tie and tux.



An interview with Santa Claus  The Downey Patriot

“It started with a red flannel hand-me-down Santa suit,” Mark Keller said, “from Sears. Over the years I got high quality pieces to upgrade it. Velvets. And things ...



West Ranch softball advances to CIF-SS semifinals after dominant win against Warren  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

DOWNEY — With the bases loaded in the top of the fifth inning, West Ranch freshman Alyssa Jauregui stepped up to the plate. Before she took a swing, ...



Downey’s Volunteers of the Year shine at celebration  The Downey Patriot

More than two dozen volunteers are celebrated for their contributions to the Downey community.



Mira Costa girls soccer team finished most successful season in school history  The Beach Reporter

The Mira Costa girls soccer team won a Bay League title and played in the Division 2 championship matches for both the CIF-Southern Section and CIF-State ...



Claudia Frometa announces candidacy for City Council  The Downey Patriot

DOWNEY – Downey resident and civic leader Claudia Frometa announced her candidacy Tuesday for the District 4 City Council seat. Claudia Frometa.



Downey in the Past, Present, and Future  KCET

The changes that occurred in Downey during the 1980s and 1990s mirror the wider regional changes that occurred across not only Los Angeles, but all of...



Improved Mark by SPHS Band  The South Pasadenan

The South Pasadena Marching Band and Color Guard brought back a score of 73.55 in their third competition last Saturday. Held at Warren High School in ...



2018-19 West Ranch Year in Review  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Since its establishment in 2004, West Ranch High School has continued to develop its athletics program into one of the powerhouses in the Santa Clarita Valley.



Rewind: SGVL job not done for upstart Warren Bears  Long Beach Press Telegram

Even though the emotional rivalry win over Downey on Friday served as a reward for two years of bringing the Warren High football program back to life, Bears ...



All-Orange County boys soccer teams for the 2018-19 season  OCRegister

Troy's Manuel Tovar celebrates his goal to tie the game in the final minutes of regulation during the championship game of the CIF Southern California Division ...



Father Allegedly Shot To Death By Teen Son In Downey Identified  CBS Local

DOWNEY (CBSLA.com) — Authorities in Downey have identified the 40-year-old man who was allegedly murdered by his teenaged son Friday. The Coroner's ...



Mira Costa girls soccer team says 'this is our time' as it seeks first CIF title  The Beach Reporter

The Mira Costa girls' soccer team advanced to the CIF-Southern Section Division II championship match following its 3-1 victory over Vista Murrieta in the ...



Bellflower boys soccer wins second CIF-SS championship in three years  Long Beach Press Telegram

DOWNEY >> Axel Lemus didn't look at the referee after he got knocked down in the 49th minute of the CIF Southern Section Division 4 boys soccer ...



Female leaders honored with Soroptimist’s Women of Distinction awards  The Downey Patriot

Award recipients (bottom row, from left): Wendy McKinsey, Mikayla Bisson, Maria Villegas, Christina Ciatti, Claudia Marroquin-Frometa, Jasmine Mijangos, and ...



CIF Southern California Soccer previews  Long Beach Press Telegram

Four local high school soccer teams are participating in the CIF State Southern California Regional soccer playoffs after advancing to at least the semifinals in ...



Downey: From Orange Groves to the Apollo Space Program  KCET

This week L.A. Letters spotlights Downey's past from the agriculture of the 19th Century, through the war years and the rise of the aerospace industry,...



Death row inmate Gilbert Rubio dies in prison  Los Angeles Times

Nearly 16 years after Gilbert Rubio was sentenced to death for killing a popular high school vice principal in Downey, the condemned man died Thursday at San ...



Warren boys volleyball out of the playoffs with 3-2 loss to Rio Mesa in the second round  Long Beach Press-Telegram

WARREN >> The Warren boys volleyball team's season came to an emotional finish at home Thursday evening, as the Bears were ousted in the second round ...



Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Laguna Beach Track And Field Represents At County Championships  Laguna Beach, CA Patch

Laguna Track Stars Represent At County Games - Laguna Beach, CA - These Laguna Beach track and field stars were honored by the city for their exceptional ...



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Palos Verdes girls soccer wins CIF championship with comeback  The Daily Breeze

DOWNEY >> Natasa Eleftheriou could barely form the words. Perhaps it's better to let her new trophy speak for her. In gold letters stamped across the top, the ...



Girls Soccer Wins Semifinal & is Now on to CIF Title Match  The South Pasadenan

They're going to the big show! PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com | South Pasadena High School girls' soccer players unite following CIF semifinal ...



Long Beach Jordan boys soccer suffers CIF championship heartbreak  Long Beach Press Telegram

DOWNEY >> The CIF Southern Section Division 2 boys soccer championship on Saturday afternoon at Warren High School was bookended by blunders for ...



Girls Basketball: Jenkins and Morgan sweep top All-LPL awards  Lompoc Record

Cabrillo senior Erin Jenkins is the Los Padres League Girls Baskeball MVP, and three of her teammates are on the All-LPL First Team.



All-Area: The Sun Girls Soccer team  San Bernardino Sun

PLAYER OF THE YEAR. KELLSIE GLEASON, Serrano, Senior. The most skilled strikers are double- and triple-teamed and still find ways to score. Serrano's ...



Cabrillo band finishes 2nd in championship competition | Local News | lompocrecord.com  Lompoc Record

Going into Saturday's Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association championships, Cabrillo High School band director Garson Olivieri said his ...



Redlands girls soccer gets first win of season  Redlands Daily Facts

DOWNEY >> With the final 10 seconds running down, Redlands head coach Amber Jacobsen could finally stop pacing. The first-year Terriers coach began ...



New Territory for South Pas, Tigers Rolling CIF Championship Friday at 5 p.m.  South Pasadena Review

South Pasadena News and Local Events - The South Pasadena High School Varsity Girls Soccer team Friday will play for the program's first CIF championship ...



Tigers Take Soccer Victory in Stride  The South Pasadenan

It almost seemed like just another victory for South Pasadena High's girls' soccer team, not showing a tremendous amount of emotion after knocking over ...



St. Anthony High School students raise money for typhoon victims in Philippines  Long Beach Press-Telegram

LONG BEACH. St. Anthony students help typhoon victims. Given that 10 percent of students at St. Anthony High School are Filipino, they made a concerted effort ...



Hart boys soccer falls in CIF title game after historic run  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

DOWNEY – Nearly 30 minutes had passed since the end of the game when the Hart High boys soccer players and coaches finally moseyed off the field on ...



Events Galore For Memorial Day 2016 In Los Angeles County  Patch.com

LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CA - A wall listing the names of armed forces members killed in *service* to the nation since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks will be ...



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