The Downey Legend

Maintaining the six pillars of character

Maintaining the six pillars of character

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor

November 2, 2011

One month after Anti-Bullying Week, the Associated Student Body dedicated another set of days from Oct. 18-21 to remind the students about the significance of having good character. Various posters bearing the six pillars—trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship—were...

Out with the old, in with the new

Out with the old, in with the new

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif

October 12, 2011

The campus filled with members of the community, parents, students, and faculty as Back-to-School Night rolled around once again on Wednesday, Sept. 21 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.  Class blocks for students and parents began at 6:00 p.m., and an organized bell schedule prompted parents and students to the...

GSA: The Gay Straight Alliance

Meeting every Friday in Room S-3, the Gay Straight alliance is Downey High's most recent addition to the array of after school activities and clubs.  The adviser, Mr. Zakour supervised and participated in the first meeting of the year.

Brandon Pineda, News Editor

January 26, 2011

Centered on one main goal, the new members of the Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) congregated for their first meeting on Jan. 14. The goal of GSA is to make their school community safe and welcoming to all students regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Senior Robert Mejico, current Vic...

GSA instills tolerance

Amanda Garcia

November 4, 2009

Gay Straight Alliance is a new club on the rise uniting gay and straight individuals in order to become one unit. Junior Robert Resendes always had the idea to create a club such as this, so he went to his counselor Ms. Riggs last year and did something to try to make his dream a reality. “It really...

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