The Downey Legend

It started with a seed

The annual plant sale held on March 16 by Downey high school Botany classes gave members of the community the opportunity to purchase their plants in the front parking lot. Mr. Pittengers Botany class began cultivating the plants in early Sept.  2012.

Marilyn Ramirez, Copy Editor/Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2013

On the normally bleak asphalt of the school’s parking lot stood a garden on wheels with a variety of peppers and tomatoes, the creations grown by Mr. Greg Pittenger and his Botany students who held the annual plant sale for three Saturdays in a row starting on March 16. Profits from the first two weekends...

PTA: March 2013

At the Downey High School Theater, handed out the agenda to all members in order for them to follow along with what was being discussed on March 11 during their meeting. Principal, Tom Houts reported on the construction for the new buildings.

Sara Cabrera, Writer/ Copy Editor

March 18, 2013

The monthly PTA meeting was held in the B-building Theater at 6:00 p.m. on March 3 as various topics were discussed concerning improvements that could be made as far as involvement and diversity in this PTA, which was addressed by PTA president Patty Northcott. Principal Tom Houts also introduced a couple...

Testing and tuberculosis

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif

March 21, 2012

At the monthly scheduled PTA meeting on March 12, Principal Tom Houts invited members of the Health Department to talk about the tuberculosis scare on campus, in addition to dealing with other monthly business. First and foremost, the principal began with an overview of the events to come, like the...

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