The Downey Legend

Reaching new heights

Reaching new heights

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor

May 29, 2012

Winning CIF never seemed possible for senior pole vaulter Andrew Gonzalez, but it became a reality when he placed first in the CIF Division I Final on May 19. “I never expected to win,” Gonzalez said. “I knew I would be a contestant but winning never seemed to be in reach. There is so much competition...

A step towards a new beginning

A step towards a new beginning

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor

December 16, 2011

As the class of 2012 relish their last year around the Viking campus, the graduating students still face one of the most hectic and highly anticipated part of their senior year: college applications. Although a few have decided to take an easier route and are planning on attending a community college,...

Students show commitment to Speech and Debate

Students show commitment to Speech and Debate

Angelica Co

March 21, 2011

Among the various extracurricular activities that encircle the school campus, Speech and Debate has proven itself to be one that is worthy of being appreciated. Led by Ms. King, the members work to improve their public speaking abilities and to also challenge their way of thinking. In contrast to...

Genesis Anguiano chosen as new Girls State Delegate

Julia Ruiz

March 4, 2011

Junior Genesis Anguiano prepares to represent Downey High School as this year’s delegate for the 2011 American Legion Auxiliary Girls State. Girls State is a nationwide program that sets out to help high school girls, which have completed their junior year and understand local and state gov...

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