The Downey Legend

Denim donations

From Jan. 28 to Feb. 8, students and staff members of Downey High donate jeans to help aid homeless teens in America. Their goal was to beat last year’s record of collecting 2,055 jeans.

Mia Dixon-Slaughter, Co-Editor-in-Cheif

February 14, 2013

Jeans for Teens, headed up by the Do Something organization, has come to Downey High and captured the attention of students around campus for the second year in a row. Jeans for Teens, sponsored by Aeropostale, collects jeans from students who are willing to give away old or unused jeans to give to...

Get the horns

Get the horns

Dinorah Acuna, Writer

January 20, 2012

  About a month ago, junior Christian Malacarne, signed a two-year contract to become a member of the Mexican rodeo team Rancho Contento. It is surprising that a year prior to this accomplishment, he had no interest whatsoever in the sport. In fact, he started by complete accident when another...

Cash for Children of the Night

Cash for Children of the Night

Irene Luna, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 15, 2010

History teacher Ms. James has decided to make a difference in many children’s lives by bringing forth a charitable opportunity to her first, fourth, and sixth periods with an organization called Children of the Night. Dr. Lois Lee founded this non-profit organization in 1979, though was not opened a...

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