The Downey Legend

Dr Garcia Responds To Covid-19

Andre Lucas, Co-Copy Editor May 19, 2020

Since March 16, all schools throughout Downey Unified have remained closed as recommended by the State of California due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Though many students, teachers, and...

4/27/2020: β€œThe Striking Vikings have always been supported by the city of Downey and have always been deeply involved with the community; once the idea to make face shields was proposed to us we did not hesitate. Especially in the midst of this pandemic, we believe that it was vital for our team to help in any way possible.”

Striking Vikings Making Face Shields

Andre Lucas, Co-Copy Editor May 6, 2020

Downey, California, U.S. Photos provided by interviewees.

Starting Monday, April 1, Dr. John Garcia takes over as the new Downey Unified School District Superintendent. Garcia went to Carpenter Elementary School, South (now Sussman) Middle School, and is a 1985 graduate of Downey High School.

To support the students

Hanna Suarez, Editor-in-Chief May 14, 2013

With the early retirement of ten-year superintendent Dr. Wendy L. Doty in March of 2013, Dr. John Garcia was welcomed into the Downey Unified School District office on April 1. Dr. Garcia worked his...

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