The Downey Legend

A year of success recognized

At the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego, KIWIN’S was presented with a total of six awards during the weekend of April 19 through the 21 for their progress and effort towards their club. The awards that KIWIN’S won were: Distinguished Club, Single Fundraiser, District Project, Kiwanis Adviser Hall of Fame, Video Contest, and T-shirt Design.

Rodas Hailu, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2013

From Friday, April 19 to Sunday, April 22, several members of Downey KIWIN’S attended the 37th Annual District Convention at the Town and Country Resort in San Diego, winning six awards for their club. KIWIN’S members from the states of California, Nevada, and Hawaii attended the three-day convention...

Just doing good

On January 19, Jessica Samaniego, 11, helps paint Longfellow Elementary School for the Compton Initiative. “I had lots of fun and just knowing that the work we did will make someone happy,” Samaniego said, “it makes me feel great about doing it.”

Joey Flores, News Editor

January 30, 2013

Longfellow Elementary School received a revamp on its campus by people from the Compton Initiative, an organization that revitalizes school campuses and houses in Compton. On the morning of January 19, volunteers gathered to help, and Downey’s very own KIWIN’S and Key Club were there to participate. Anthony...

Relay for Life: DHS helps out once again

Relay for Life: DHS helps out once again

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif

June 14, 2011

Staff and students set up their own EZ-Up among the other tents and stations at Downey Adult School on Sat., June 4 for the all day and night Relay for Life event to raise funds to continue researching a cure for cancer. Thirty-three teams played a part; from Warren High school to Downey citizens ded...

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