The Downey Legend

Dr Garcia Responds To Covid-19

Andre Lucas, Writer

May 19, 2020

Since March 16, all schools throughout Downey Unified have remained closed as recommended by the State of California due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Though many students, teachers, and families throughout the Downey Unified School District have been malevolently affected by the virus, the dist...

How to keep entertained during Quarantine

Katherine Portillo, Writer

April 24, 2020

As coronavirus cases in the United States increases, the need for people to stay inside begins to skyrocket. This quarantine has come as a shock to everyone around the world and many people are struggling to stay entertained during this time. Daily walks, board games, and streaming services are a fe...

With School Closed, These Staff Members Are Still Working

Andre Lucas, Writer

April 24, 2020

Since the Downey Unified School District has ordered all schools to close as of March 16 due to the outbreak of Coronavirus, teachers and students have been forced to work from home for the remainder of the 2020-2019 school year. However, other employees throughout Downey High School such as office staf...

Beyond High School

Interested in the medical field, Savanna Rosales, 12, is looking forward to seeing what the future has in store for her. “It’s kind of a scary feeling to move from highschool to college because there’s a lot of unknown, but I’m excited,” Rosales stated. “I don’t know where I am going yet but I've decided between Long Beach or Cal Poly. I’m still trying to see which will be better for myself to become a nurse or pharmacist.”

Jaylene Cardona, Business Manager

April 5, 2020

Dress comfy and Do better in school

Jocelyn Rosillo, Writer

April 2, 2020

As we might already know, an infectious disease has spread throughout the world, causing fear, and cautious behavior. In fact, our governor suggested we “stay home,” unless told otherwise by our jobs, and school has been cancelled until the end of this year for the Downey Unified school district....

Teachers Take on Covid-19

Managing the current chain of events with school dismissal, Mr. Navarro, Integrated Math and AP Calculus teacher, is taking it one day at a time. “The first week was difficult reaching my students because of technical issues with Khan Academy, where I assign work to my students. I would try to reach my students that I could not see that they completed the assignment and they would not reach back.” Mr. Narravo stated. “I am feeling better now, I am finding more time to be available to my children. I am spending more time playing with them and chasing them around because they lost all their playtime with their friends from school.”

Jaylene Cardona, Business Manager

March 28, 2020

Photos courtesy of interviewees.

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