The Downey Legend

President of both KIWIN’S  and the Thirst Project, Jezabel Perez, 11, gives  insight on what being in these clubs is all about. “Being in these clubs has really taught me how to socialize and realize that as high schoolers we can make a difference in our community and even internationally,” Perez stated. “While being in them [clubs] I’ve made close friends and met people who inspire me to continue helping those who need it.”

Kiwinis/Thirst Project Food Drive

Valerie Mora, Co-Copy Editor December 6, 2020

Passionate about the food drive, Bryan Sandoval, 12, does what he can to make the food drive as successful as possible. “All year different things are happening and we wait for different things,” Sandoval said, “But I’m always waiting for the food drive because it’s the best thing that’s happening in the school that helps others.”

Downey High’s Annual Food Drive

Vanessa Carrillo, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 2, 2018

Gathering cans together to help the Downey community, Downey High School and the Downey Parent Teacher Student Association, HELPS, or Health Educational Local Pantry Services, marked Sept. 10 as the...

Canned Food Drive

Alicia Garcia, Photographer November 18, 2016

Downey High School students and the Downey PTSA program held their 4th Annual Canned Food Drive throughout Oct 31 and Nov 10. Its cause was to collect non perishable food items for those in need in the...

ASB gets creative with posters put up for the annual Food Drive during Nov. 2- Nov.13.
“It’s always good to help out others with what you can,” Melissa Guevarra, 11, said. “Plus a few teachers offer extra credit so it’s a win-win situation.”

Food Wanted

Aimee-Nicole Torres , Community/Parent & Teachers Editor December 7, 2015

The annual two week food drive, hosted by ASB, during Nov. 2 – Nov. 13 is one of the most generous weeks Downey High School has, giving all the canned foods students can spare to be donated to those...

PTA: Oct. 2012

PTA: Oct. 2012

Marilyn Ramirez, Copy Editor/Co-Editor-in-Chief October 26, 2012

The monthly PTSA meeting was called to order on Oct.15, at 6:00 p.m., in the theatre, where Downey’s parents, teachers, and students alike discussed the start-of-school events, senior privileges, and...

PTA: December 2011

Jessica Xilo, Parents & Teachers Editor December 14, 2011

As the year nears to an end, parents and staff members assembled in the theatre on Dec. 12 to discuss recent news about the school and the students. Principal Tom Houts began the meeting by announcing...

Downey H.E.L.P.S

Downey H.E.L.P.S

Marilyn Ramirez, Copy Editor/Co-Editor-in-Chief November 21, 2011

Toys and canned goods began piling in room T-2 as the annual Food and Toy Drive was held from Oct. 31 - Nov. 21 with hopes of receiving a minimum of fifteen thousand items.  Although orchestrated by the...

PTA: October 2011

PTA: October 2011

Dinorah Acuna, Writer November 4, 2011

The second PTA meeting of the year was conducted on October 17, in the theater, and the association discussed a variety of topics including emergency preparedness, a principal’s report, student activities...

PTA Food Drive

PTA Food Drive

Camerynn Chase November 5, 2010

The annual PTA/ASB Food Drive began the week of Nov. 1 in the community to aid those in need. All food collected during the drive will go to the PTA who will in turn give it to a food bank based in Apollo...

PTA: October 2010

A small, but organized group of parents determined to amend the school’s budget met at the theater for the second PTA meeting of the year on October 18. At exactly 6:01 p.m., PTA President Martha...

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