The Downey Legend

Free money, anyone?

Free money, anyone?

Wendy Casillas, Business Manager, and Anna Cerojano, Public Relations

June 14, 2011

With college rapidly approaching, seniors are scrambling to find sources of free money to pay for school expenses. Scholarships are the greatest help students can receive in lessening their college tuitions. Whether for sports or academic achievement, every recipient has to earn their awards. The...

Mrs. Mierau plays her part in the English department

Mrs. Mierau plays her part in the English department

Anais Hinojosa, Arts & Entertainment Assistant

May 27, 2011

Becoming more than just an ordinary sub to her students, Mrs. Mierau filled the positions of many English teachers who were in need of a long-term substitute. She taught a total of approximately ten classes this year. Apart from teaching typical English classes, Mrs. M also taught Ms. Hanson’s Honors...

Toms’ No Shoes for One Day

Toms’ No Shoes for One Day

Alejandra Paredes, Student Life Editor

April 14, 2011

Supporting Toms’ No Shoes for One-Day event, students participated in the cause with much endeavor on April 5. For the third year in a row, Toms has been organizing this event with much success. Toms has attracted followers from all over the world and reached many blog spots and virtual media. Downey...

J-FEX: Man made music

Chosen as artist of the month for his unique talent, sophomore Jaime Vega beat boxes his way to the stage.  Vega is also known as

Anais Hinojosa, Arts & Entertainment Assistant

January 26, 2011

After stumbling across a YouTube video last summer, sophomore Jamie Vega developed a new hobby: beat-boxing. Upon watching the video from a UK beat-boxing battle championship, he became intrigued by the talent of the performers and decided to try it out himself. Vega was only taught the three ba...

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