The Downey Legend

Always A Mom

1.	At 8:30a.m. on Sat. Feb., 15, at Griffiths Middle School, spectators watch as the horn goes off and participants of the Help 2 Heal a Heart begin the two mile run. The event was held in memory of a child lost to cancer in 2010 at age 13; his mother, Kim Jones, started the Always a Mom Foundation to help raise funds for programs and services to help mothers and families trying to overcome the passing of a child in the family.

Esther Rodriguez, Parents & Teachers Section Editor

February 25, 2014

On Sat., Feb. 15, the Downey community gathered together at Griffiths Middle School to participate in the Help 2 Heal A Heart 2-Mile Run/Walk supporting the Always A Mom Foundation. The walk started with everyone gathering at the starting line, listening to Downey Mayor Fernando Vasquez deliver a...

Triumph over a loss

The principal of Griffiths Middle School, Mr Stapp, and current drummer for the school’s band, Julian Thomas, 8, show off their “Support Music” wristbands for an ongoing cause. Over the summer the instruments were stolen, so the music department immediately came to action by selling wristbands for $5 each, as a way to fundraise in order to purchase new equipment.

Rodas Hailu, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2012

During the past summer break, Griffiths Middle School suffered from a break-in that resulted in the loss of many band instruments. Griffiths has had break-ins and computers stolen before, but nothing of this magnitude has happened to the campus. “I was actually on vacation when I got an email from...

A Change for the Better

Kimberly Dominguez, News Editor

October 12, 2011

Walking around the campus this school year is the new administrator, Ms. Julie Main. A new school year almost always consists of the same ingredients: good attitudes, new supplies, and avid willingness to learn fill the campus breeze; however, something this year is different. There is a new member...

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