The Downey Legend

Dancing the dream

On Janurary 22, Spanish teacher, Ms. Richelle Mercure, holds a flamenco pose in her classroom: R-6,to express her passion for Latin dance. “When I teach and see my students dance, it is so meaningful to me,” Mercure said, “ because I remember how important dance was when I was their age.”
March 1, 2013

Ms. Richelle Mercure didn't always pursue a teaching degree in Spanish; when she was younger her mind was set on dance. Her passion for the art started early and she continues to dance to this day.   Mercure’s...

Five Questions with Adriana Castrejon

Five Questions with Adriana Castrejon
April 24, 2012

Q1: What does cheer mean to you? A1: Cheer is having spirit no matter what, even if the team is losing, and never giving up, even if the tumbling pass is difficult. It’s a desire that needs to be...

Cheerios for victory

January 26, 2011

Varsity Cheer dominated the United Spirit Association Regional Competition at Santa Margarita High School by taking first place in the Intermediate Varsity Level on Jan 15. The squad worked on their...

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