The Downey Legend

Spice and everything nice

Jessica Xilo, Parents & Teachers Editor

April 6, 2012

With an exciting plant variety, the Botany class is holding its 3rd Annual Pepper and Tomato Plant Sale on March 24, 31 and April 7 in front of the pool on Brookshire Avenue to raise money for classroom necessities. Greg Pittenger’s class is selling over 40 varieties of plants and each plant costs...

Future focus of the farm

Future focus of the farm

Jessica Xilo, Parents & Teachers Editor

October 12, 2011

After a relaxing summer, a promising school year began with Mr. Houts’ and other staff members’ plans to make additions to the school farm.   Since last year, several changes and improvements were made. Over the summer, Mr. Houts installed an irrigation system which now provides water...

A showcase for cultural talent

A showcase for cultural talent

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor

June 14, 2011

The Latin Dance Ensemble proudly hosted their first Cultural Talent Show on Fri., Jun. 3 in the DHS Theater.  A variety of dances were performed by six acts and from the hostesses themselves. The Cultural Talent Show was organized with the intentions of celebrating various ethnicities through dance....

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