The Downey Legend

Who do you relay for?

During both lunches, the library sells shirts and bracelets to support raising awareness for cancer research though March madness. Mr. Manzanares took his time to help cancer patients by selling shirts, bracelets, and doing other fundraisers, after losing his own father to cancer.
April 9, 2014

The City of Downey’s tenth annual Relay For Life fundraiser kicked off Thurs., Mar. 7 with students and staff members on campus uniting under the banner Team Viking Spirit. In hopes of raising funds...

The Giving Tree

On Mon., Dec. 9, at the Downey Civic Center, people gather to see the annual tree lighting ceremony. “Looking at all the lights and the tree got me in the Christmas mood,” senior Crystal Rolon said.
December 17, 2013

Downey’s annual tree lighting ceremony took place on Mon., Dec. 9 at the Downey Civic Center. The event was sponsored by the Downey Lions Club, a non-profit service club that has served the needs of...

Little boxes, big money

During the months of October and November, the members of Key Club at Downey High School raise money for UNICEF, called Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF, to support Iodine deficiency and HIV/AIDS programs worldwide. With their efforts, the club successfully raised over a thousand dollars.
December 5, 2012

Downey High School’s Key Club has raised over $1,000 for UNICEF, an organization that donates money to third world countries, by doing different fundraisers during the months of October and November The...

Help for Haiti

February 1, 2010

The poverty stricken country of Haiti suffered a catastrophic 7.0 earthquake Jan. 12 leaving the country in ruins but allowing a chance for the students and staff members of Downey High School to help...

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