The Downey Legend

Rocking out for Relay for Life

In attempts to help bring in more donations for Relay for Life, math teacher Eric Bradfield and his band, DTC, perform during both lunches on Thur March 21, in the gym.  The band performed a series of grunge songs including works originally by Nirvana and Pearl Jam.

Rodas Hailu, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2013

On Thursday, March 21, math teacher Mr. Bradfield and his band, DTC, performed during both lunches to raise money for Relay for Life.   Formed last August, Bradfield’s band is a group that performs classic grunge songs, such as “Plush,” “Alive,” and “Smells like Teen Spirit,”...

Getting insight for The Beach

As students trickle both in and out of the College and Career Center on Feb. 21, they listen and ask questions regarding admission and enrollment to Cal State Long Beach. Admitted students attended the meeting as they finished with their after school activities.

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

February 27, 2013

In order to appease seniors’ worries about what to do after being accepted to CSULB, Sehyha Klam, from the university’s Outreach and School Relations program, had an informational meeting after school on Feb. 21, in B-111. “You have to be on top of everything,” Klam said. “If something were...

Providing a healthy choice

At lunch, Amy Lopez, 10, enjoys fruit that is available at the Downey High School cafeteria to help the students maintain a healthy diet. “As much as I’d rather have chips over apples,” Lopez said, “at least I know it’s healthy.”

Rodas Hailu, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2012

As part of a new regimen, the Downey Unified School District has implemented healthier foods to offer to students at all school campuses within the city. Because of the Healthy Kids Hungry Act of 2010, schools must monitor the amount of grain and fat offered for students. Obesity has become a serious...

Viking water polo defeats the Lancers

Viking water polo defeats the Lancers

Roy Mendoza, Co-Editor-in-Chief/Copy Editor

December 16, 2011

Varsity girls water polo took home yet another victory on Dec. 6 as they beat Lakewood High School at the Downey Aquatic Center 10-5. Due to their recent winning streak, the girls entered the pool with high expectations. Last year, they played against Lakewood and endeavored an intense game, including...

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