The Downey Legend

Time to get some money

Time to get some money

Rodas Hailu, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2014

On Jan. 1st, the United States Federal Government released FAFSA, the Free Application for Student Aid for any undergraduates and graduates who desire financial assistance for his or her college years. The FAFSA does not give students money. Rather, when filling out FAFSA, the federal government first...

Words from the wise

Marilyn Ramirez, Co-Copy Editor

June 21, 2012

With the many questions juniors hold in regards to college and the application process, seniors held the Senior to Junior Q&A on June 8, in the DHS library. They provided aid to future applicants with the stressful decisions that come with applying for education after high school. “This was...

Financing education

Financing education

Jessica Xilo, Parents and Teachers Editor

November 21, 2011

As college application deadlines approach, Tina Campos, Diana Porras, and Rio Hondo Representatives came together in the B-building Theatre for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Night on Nov. 17 to provide information about financial aid.   Students and parents attended the...

Free money, anyone?

Free money, anyone?

Wendy Casillas, Business Manager, and Anna Cerojano, Public Relations

June 14, 2011

With college rapidly approaching, seniors are scrambling to find sources of free money to pay for school expenses. Scholarships are the greatest help students can receive in lessening their college tuitions. Whether for sports or academic achievement, every recipient has to earn their awards. The...

Parents and students fill out financial aid applications

Parents and students fill out financial aid applications

Brandon Pineda, News Editor

January 26, 2011

As seniors prepare themselves to go to college and close their admission applications, students must now find local methods to pay for their high-cost tuition. In efforts to help the student body, Downey High promotes the Local Scholarship Application, the application that is taken into consideration...

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