The Downey Legend

Eight scholars march in white

Eight scholars march in white

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor

June 21, 2012

Earning an accumulated grade point average of 4.5 and higher, eight outstanding seniors received the highest honors of the 2011-2012 school year. Eric Choi, Ivy Hughes, Sophia Loumiotis, Jinan Mannaa, Marvin Salazar, Pimlada Tantiwuttipong, Caroline Tran, and Jessica Xilo will be wearing a white graduation...

AP exams on the horizon

AP exams on the horizon

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor

April 27, 2012

As the saying goes: April showers bring May flowers; however, for many students enrolled in Advanced Placement classes, April showers are a reminder of the upcoming College Board AP Exams, which will take place from May 7 to May 18. The College Board AP program provides students the opportunity to...

Brilliant meets wise

Brilliant meets wise

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor

March 21, 2012

All throughout the school year, dedication and hard work have emerged from the Vikings who tackle multiple Advanced Placement classes along with various clubs and sports. Despite the tremendous amount of perseverance these rigorous courses and extra curricular activities require, these students have...

Green monkeys storm Magic Mountain

Green monkeys storm Magic Mountain

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor

November 21, 2011

Thousands of Key Club members from California, Nevada, and Hawaii swarmed the Golden Bear Stadium at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Nov. 19 to celebrate the annual Fall Rally. Equipped with thundersticks, pom-poms, and whistles, different divisions battled it out during the spirit war and auction event fo...

Rallying for a spot on the tennis team

Rallying for a spot on the tennis team

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor

May 27, 2011

In preparation for the 2011 fall sports season, the girls tennis team, led by Coach Diego, held tryouts on May 23 and 24. About 40 aspiring members showed off their skills but only 18 were chosen to be a part of next school year’s team. Similar to the previous years, both graduating and return...

A winter at Hogwarts

A winter at Hogwarts

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor

December 15, 2010

Students walked through platform 9 ¾ on Dec. 3 into the Harry Potter Winter Sports Rally. The gym was transformed into Hogwarts as each class was put into a house. Seniors were Gryffindor, juniors were Slytherin, sophomores were Ravenclaw, and the freshman class was Hufflepuff. ASB spent countless...

The pre-season play-off

Sharon Kim

October 1, 2010

For the second game of the new school year, the Girls’ Varsity Tennis Team defended their home-court from the Mayfair Monsoons 14-4 on Tuesday, September 14. The atmosphere was far from tense throughout the duration of the match. Singles player Irene Saavedra could be seen absentmindedly defeating...

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