The Downey Legend

Having recently transferred to Downey from a private high school, Glendale Adventist Academy, Jocelyne Rojas, 10, talks about her future and her vast change of environment.

5 Questions with Jocelyne Rojas

Melissa Hernandez, Staff Writer May 11, 2016

As of last week, Jocelyne Rojas, 10, is the new girl in school, and she tells about the major differences between her old private school, compared to Downey, and her hope for the future. Q1. Describe...

Freshman in college in Pakistan, Syed Hussin is now a junior in high school; Hussin is now studying here at Downey High School on a Visa his family applied for when he was 4 years old.

5 Questions With Syed Hussain

Dianna Jimenez, Staff Writer April 22, 2016

Three weeks ago, seventeen year-old Syed Hussain, 11, finally immigrated to the United States from Pakistan in order to continue his studies after having waited thirteen years to procure a visa.   Q1:...

5 Questions with Maria Del Valle

5 Questions with Maria Del Valle

Esmeralda Martinez, Copy Editor January 20, 2016

Downey High School senior, Maria Del Valle, reveals that her continuous appreciation for Pokémon began at the age of 6 after her older brother introduced it to her.   How has Pokémon...

On October 21, Mr. Coe takes a break after teaching a lesson to his students in C205. “I enjoy teaching; I love working on bettering the kids in any way I can,” Coe said.

5 Questions with Mr. Coe

Dianna Jimenez , Staff Writer November 10, 2015

Honors Chemistry and AP Chemistry teacher, Mr. Coe, expresses his simple and carefree disposition through his fashion: owning only black and gray t-shirts.   Q1: When did you begin to dress...

5 Questions with Helen Hampton

5 Questions with Helen Hampton

Lauren Rodriguez, Writer/Student Life Editor May 6, 2014

Dedicated volunteer and go-go boot fanatic, Helen Hampton, gives insight on her positive outlook and years assisting Downey High School in the records office. Q1: How long have you been a volunteer...

Five Questions with Laura Enslin (Annex Secretary)

Five Questions with Laura Enslin (Annex Secretary)

Kimberly Dominguez, News Editor June 5, 2012

Q1: What is your job description as an Annex Secretary? A1: I do everything for the Vice Principals. I handle referrals and paperwork. I also type things for them; basically, the normal office secretary...

Five Questions with Dallas Lopez

Five Questions with Dallas Lopez

Kimberly Dominguez, News Editor May 2, 2012

Q1: What is the Powder Puff Football Game? A1: Basically, it’s a group of girls, juniors and seniors, who volunteer to play football. It’s a fun and competitive game that allows us to positively...

Five Questions with Mr. Armendariz

Five Questions with Mr. Armendariz

March 12, 2012

What inspired you to come up with this unique proposition of bleaching/dyeing your hair? It actually started out as a joke. A few teachers and I were talking about ideas on raising a lot of money...

Five Questions with Imran Chowdhry

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor January 11, 2012

Q: Who referred you for the Make A Wish Foundation, and why did you decide to wish to meet Kobe Bryant? A: The doctors informed me about Make A Wish Foundation, and they also had everything set up for...

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