The Downey Legend

To Kill a Mockingbird Banned

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager November 6, 2017

Literature, like other forms of expression, is often intended to provide commentary on life or provide insight to the ideals of others. Works of literary art like To Kill a Mockingbird serve as a record...

At the theatre, on Dec. 11, senior Hector Gonzalez and junior Kathy Azzam perform as Bob Yule (an abusive father) and Mayella (a compulsive liar) in the To Kill a Mockingbird play. “ This was hard for me because I’m totally against disrespecting girls, but luckily I’m good friends with her,” Gonzalez stated. “She knew it wasn’t serious, but overall it was a great experience.”

Back to the 1930s

Irania Quintero, Staff Writer January 6, 2015

Downey High School’s drama department presented Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, on Dec. 5, because Lee’s novel served as inspiration to Mr. Lars Hansen due to current events in modern society....

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