The Downey Legend

On Wed., Feb. 26, president of Bible Club, Francisco Porra, 12, hands out flyers to students who pass by the club table during club rush. Bible Club handed out Jolly Ranchers to those who signed up for the club.

Oh, it’s definitely a rush!

Noemi Lozano, Copy Editor March 10, 2014

On Wed., Feb. 26, clubs held their semi-annual Club Rush event. This event, done every semester, is a way to promote clubs and activities on campus. Key Club, Fashion Club, and Interact Club, along...

Taking Initiative

Joey Flores, News Editor May 17, 2013

Key Club held its third Downey Initiative on Wednesday, May 8 at 3:00 P.M. after school, to clean up the school campus. The events started this past March as soon as the new Key Club board was established. Elizabeth...

Participants from the Arc Walk wait in line in front of Acapulco Mexican Restaurant to get their burritos for lunch after finishing the event. The Arc Walk is an annual event that donates its profits to the disabled who work at The Arc located on Washburn Road.

Walking and supporting

Gabriela Sanchez, Arts and Entertainment Editor March 29, 2013

The annual Arc Walk for Independence was held Saturday at 8 in the morning on March 23, at Stonewood Mall where hundreds of people joined together to walk around the city of Downey to honor and show support...

On Tuesday, Feb. 26, Cory Trujillo, 11, fills out the ballot to choose the board members for the 2013-2014 Key Club. The contestants will receive the results by Friday, Feb. 8.

Student elections, Key Club style

Rodas Hailu, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2013

On Feb. 26, Key Club held their annual elections for aspiring board members during both A and B lunches. Every year, the service club allows any paid members of the group to run for a certain position...

On January 19, Jessica Samaniego, 11, helps paint Longfellow Elementary School for the Compton Initiative. “I had lots of fun and just knowing that the work we did will make someone happy,” Samaniego said, “it makes me feel great about doing it.”

Just doing good

Joey Flores, News Editor January 30, 2013

Longfellow Elementary School received a revamp on its campus by people from the Compton Initiative, an organization that revitalizes school campuses and houses in Compton. On the morning of January 19,...

During the months of October and November, the members of Key Club at Downey High School raise money for UNICEF, called Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF, to support Iodine deficiency and HIV/AIDS programs worldwide. With their efforts, the club successfully raised over a thousand dollars.

Little boxes, big money

Joey Flores, News Editor December 5, 2012

Downey High School’s Key Club has raised over $1,000 for UNICEF, an organization that donates money to third world countries, by doing different fundraisers during the months of October and November The...

Five Questions with Sophia Paik

Five Questions with Sophia Paik

Joey Flores, News Editor October 30, 2012

Q1: You are co-president of CSF and secretary for Key Club, amongst other board member positions. What is your main motivation to be involved in these clubs, especially as a board member? A1: Well,...

Brilliant meets wise

Brilliant meets wise

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor March 21, 2012

All throughout the school year, dedication and hard work have emerged from the Vikings who tackle multiple Advanced Placement classes along with various clubs and sports. Despite the tremendous amount...

Green monkeys storm Magic Mountain

Green monkeys storm Magic Mountain

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor November 21, 2011

Thousands of Key Club members from California, Nevada, and Hawaii swarmed the Golden Bear Stadium at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Nov. 19 to celebrate the annual Fall Rally. Equipped with thundersticks,...

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...

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