The Downey Legend

Recommended Reading for the “books are boring” high schooler

Recommended Reading for the “books are boring” high schooler

Thomas Beltran, Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 15, 2011

For some teenage students, reading is looked at as a punishment more than a pleasure; getting a student to actually enjoy a book is nearly impossible. Though reading is somewhat frowned upon, there are a few books in which a teen might actually enjoy. “When I read "Tweak", I didn’t look at it...

Mariah for Miss Teen California

Mariah for Miss Teen California

Irene Luna and Irene Luna

November 5, 2010

Senior Mariah Picou began pageantry in 2009 when she was crowned a Miss Teen Downey Princess with Lauren Brasov, and Sandy Fernandez, also a senior, as Miss Teen Downey 2009.  The Miss Teen Downey/Miss Downey pageant has been sponsored by the Downey Rose Float Association since 1955 and invites young...

Viking Royalty

Thomas Beltran

February 2, 2010

Miss Teen Downey, a pageant recognizing stand out teens will be held this March allowing all girls with age ranges from 13 to 15 to compete. The Miss Teen Downey is a paramount symbol of acknowledgement in Downey’s adolescent status and current contestants are gearing up since the entry meeting January...

The School Newspaper of Downey High School
Lauren Brasov