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Link Crew Applications Now Open

Ximena Solorzano and Jocelyn Gonzalez March 14, 2022

 Despite it seeming like so long ago, the first day of high school ever was a blur of chaos. With a school map in hand, students went from building to building in hopes of finding their class while...

Future Freshman Night

Future Freshman Night

Valerie Mora, Editor-In-Chief March 8, 2022

Dear Freshies (Femineers Edition)

Ivy Tobar, Illustrator September 20, 2021

Cocoa & Cram

Vanessa Carrillo and Nicole Alvarez January 5, 2020

On Thursday, Dec. 12 Link Crew held their 3rd annual Cocoa and Cram event at the Downey High School Cafeteria. The event is targeted to make freshmen feel more prepared for their first finals and lower...

Freshman Sunrise

October 9, 2019

Weekly Advice Column for Students

Clarice Rosales and Alicia Garcia April 5, 2017

For Freshmen: Grades are the most important thing to work on and it is always a great idea to start creating good study and work habits! Being time efficient and prioritizing are essential skills that...

The Viking Link organizes a freshman tailgate before the Downey vs. Oxnard football game at Allen Layne Stadium, on Sept. 21, that includes link leaders and link advisers Ms. James, Ariel Bravo, 12, Destiny Jones, 12, Mr. Armendariz, Mario Neblina, 12, Fabiola Anguiano, 12, Nkechi Okoroma, 11, and Cory Trujillo, 12. The night was filled with students dancing to various songs like the Cha Cha Slide, the Cupid Shuffle, and even the Macarena, which was a hit and got many students running for the dance floor. “I thought it was fun because we got to interact with different people.” Neblina said. “Normally with people we wouldn’t interact with on our own.”

Dancing, eating, and “Macarena”

Kaylee Camacho, Public Relations Manager October 5, 2012

The Viking Tailgate, the first major event for the new Viking Link club, took place before the football game, at Downey High School, on Sept. 21, 2012. Link leaders and their freshman groups came together...

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