The Downey Legend

Downey’s 2nd Annual Food Expo

Vanessa Carillo, Business Manager

November 28, 2018


Filed under Community, Parents & Teachers

Parents who wonder what their children are eating at school everyday had the opportunity on Oct. 20 to see and taste themselves during Downey’s second annual food expo. Held in Downey High’s cafeteria, Saturdays event was free of charge, and open to the public.   The cafeteria had different kinds of section...

ERWC Rehauls Curriculum

Jasmine Fernandez, Editor-In-Chief

October 10, 2018


Filed under Parents & Teachers, Student Life

With teachers, classes and curriculum adapting to the new school year, courses such as CSU-ERWC, or California State University Expository Reading and Writing Course, have undergone revision to accommodate new requirements in the course-load. These changes were brought about by a grant gifted to the ...

Mr. Glasser and Mrs. Neria Start College Counseling Program

Oscar Flores, Copy Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Parents & Teachers

The beginning of fall marks the start of the college admissions process and prospective Downey High seniors are currently drafting their applications for colleges and universities. To reduce the gravity of this task, Mr. Glasser and Mrs. Neria are offering individualized sessions to aid students with...

Downey High’s Annual Food Drive

Downey High’s Annual Food Drive

Vanessa Carrillo, Business Manager

October 2, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, Parents & Teachers, Student Life

Gathering cans together to help the Downey community, Downey High School and the Downey Parent Teacher Student Association, HELPS, or Health Educational Local Pantry Services, marked Sept. 10 as the first day of their annual food drive.   Mrs. Gunderson, one of Downey’s EAP math teachers, although did not p...

Mrs. Carlson is recognized as Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Carlson is recognized as Teacher of the Year

Dennise Reynoso, Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, Parents & Teachers

Tina Carlson was awarded Teacher of The Year on Tuesday, April 19 by the Downey Masonic Lodge. Carlson is an English teacher and significant fixture of the Downey High School staff. Outside of her job as an English teacher, she is chair of the English department, AP coordinator, CSF advisor and is...

Downey High Goes Mad For TLC

Downey High Goes Mad For TLC

Corey Ocasio, Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Clubs & Organizations, Parents & Teachers, Spirit, Student Life

The family resource program, Tender Loving Connections, more commonly referred to as TLC by the public, has been a pivotal force in helping out the community of Downey and providing aid to the less fortunate families living within the city for over a decade. This year, beginning March 5, Downey High ...

Downey High School Students Protest Gun Violence

Downey High School Students Protest Gun Violence

Oscar Flores, Co-Copy Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Community, News, Parents & Teachers, Top Stories

To commemorate the seventeen lives lost in last month’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, Downey High students, and others across the nation, stood in solidarity and strength as they walked out of their classes to call for stricter gun laws.  The nationwide walkout began at 10 a.m. and la...

Science with Ink

Alessandro Esquivel, Co-Copy Editor

October 18, 2016


Filed under Parents & Teachers

The DHS Science Department, especially with Project Lead the Way, is incorporating standards through Think with Ink, into its classrooms.   Think with Ink began as a response to Common Core initiatives. Dr. John Garcia, Superintendent of the Downey Unified School District, initiated a di...

Mr. Glasser Wins Teacher of the Year

Mr. Glasser Wins Teacher of the Year

Alex Castillo, Writer

June 6, 2016


Filed under Parents & Teachers

Downey High School bestowed the teacher of the year award onto Mr. Glasser, one of the school’s two AP US History teachers and sole AP Microeconomics teacher, on May 13 for his efforts in and out of the classroom setting. Glasser was overjoyed to receive his award and was surprised to walk out ...

“In math class I’d be like that student that everyone else would go to.”

Amanda Davila, Staff Writer

March 18, 2016


Filed under Parents & Teachers, Podcast

Focusing on earning his masters at CSULB, math teacher, Mr. Navarro, is currently enrolled in a higher-level calculus class and a leadership class to pursue his idea of becoming a college professor.

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