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Link Crew Applications Now Open

Ximena Solorzano and Jocelyn Gonzalez March 14, 2022

 Despite it seeming like so long ago, the first day of high school ever was a blur of chaos. With a school map in hand, students went from building to building in hopes of finding their class while...

Wanting to follow in her fathers footsteps, Christsine Mier, 12, plans to attend the same college as him; Mier tells The Downey Legend that she plans to attend Princeton to major in Computer Science. Having been a part of thein Femineers club for all 4 years and taking all the honors and AP classes that have been available for her, Mier prepares to add theseonto her application. Outside of school, Mier went to her dad for help to ask or review anything college related, “He went to my dream school so he’s someone that Im comfortable asking questions to,” she stated. “And he’s gonna know what they want, he’s someone who can look over my writing to check for any weird mistakes.”

Seniors Applying for College

Leilani Montes, Photographer September 28, 2021

Dealing with Stress During the Application Process

Michael Bilodeau, Writer November 3, 2020

As this school year continues, so does the adaptation to distance learning.  This transition has been a difficult one for everyone across staff and all grade levels. But for seniors, the difficult...

College App Season is Rough.

College App Season is Rough.

Sofia Carrillo, Comic Artist December 9, 2016

Warren High School hosted a college fair on November 10 with over 50 colleges to be viewed by local students. The college fair was open for anyone interested in attending college.

Stressful November

Daisy Lopez, Staff Writer December 7, 2015

November is known as a month of fall weather and watching movies while drinking hot cocoa, but not when you’re a Downey High senior student like Ariana Barrios, November, is a stressful process of...

During her senior year, Valerie Iwamoto applies for local scholarships in hopes of getting extra money to pay for college finances. Seniors have to submit applications, resumes, and an essay for the local scholarships by Fri., Jan. 17.

Money is in the air

Gabriela Sanchez, Arts and Entertainment Editor January 24, 2014

  While seniors completed and submitted their final college applications, they faced new deadlines, including the local scholarship opportunity that officially closed on Tuesday, Jan. 21. Students had...

As the window of opportunities for college applications rapidly shrinks, Omar Almanza, 12, applies online, in advance, in the library, to receive approval from his two favorite colleges: Cal State Long Beach and Cal State Poly Pomona. Almanza has attempted to complete his first college essay by writing about his faith in music.

Time for applications

Joey Flores, News Editor November 15, 2012

October marks the beginning of the season when students turn in applications to colleges and universities across the globe, jump starting the anticipation from students and parents alike. These expectations,...

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