The Downey Legend

The convergence of two ecologic entities

The convergence of two ecologic entities

Brandon Pineda, News Editor

May 27, 2011

In attempt to protect the natural ecology of native plants, the Ecology Club and the Humanitarian Club combined to extract an invasive species on May 23. Members of both clubs congregated at the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve to catheterize invasive plants cultivating near native and natural born...

JSA wins Chapter of the Year

JSA wins Chapter of the Year

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif

May 11, 2011

The Downey High chapter of the Junior Statesmen of America was named the 2011 SoCal Chapter of the Year on Sunday, April 17, at their annual Spring State convention, at the Hilton Hotel at LAX.  The SoCal board of Teacher Advisers chose a winner out of 142 schools and 3 nominees. After a year of preparation,...

JSA makes history

JSA makes history

Camerynn Chase

April 4, 2011

The Junior State of America chapter from Downey High hosted a Mini Convention that took place on Sunday, April 3 in the B building. The Mini Con was a small, one-day convention that lasted from 9AM to 3PM. This event brought together students from all over Southern California JSA including Temple City...

Clubs participate in fall conventions

Clubs participate in fall conventions

Angelica Co/ Brandon Pineda

November 23, 2010

As the season comes to an end, Key Club and the Junior State of America Downey club members, as well as schools from all over the state, came together for fall conventions. Key Clubbers paraded at Magic Mountain on November 20 to celebrate Fall Rally 2010, while Junior State of America (JSA) members...

Election Day 2010

Election Day 2010

Camerynn Chase

November 5, 2010

Voting took place this month across the nation on Nov. 2 in schools like Columbus Adult School with the City Council Member, the Governor, the Senator, and several proposition listed on the ballot . Among the adult voters were DHS students voicing their opinions. “I think it’s important to vote,”...

Building dreams

Victor Duran

April 30, 2010

In a mission to help rebuild lives, a group of students and faculty ventured to the city of Lynwood on, April 3rd, to participate in the Habitat for Humanity program. Key Club, Kiwans Club, and students from Vincent Appel's woodshop class, put on hardhats and tool bags to lend a hand in the recons...

Green with love, not envy

Sarah Menendez and Sarah Menendez

March 31, 2010

“Go Green!” It’s the motto of the decade that has spread like wild fire and inspired the members of the Ecology Club to help the planet, one recycling bin at a time. Eco Club is one of the many clubs dedicated to helping out the community, however, this club is different from the rest as it sets...

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