The Downey Legend

“I … consider myself their life coach”

Karla Ramirez and Melissa Hernandez February 16, 2016

Downey High School Spanish teacher, Bonnie Roybal, speaks about her 6 Step Plan for life, and how it can truly benefit the outcome of your life.

As an immigrant from Russia since 2011, Egor Goncear, 11, struggled adjusting to American culture because of the language barrier. “The hardest thing about moving to America was learning the language,” Goncear says. “I was taking three English classes and I struggled a lot with writing because the Russian and English alphabets are totally different.”

From Russia with Love

Alex Castillo, Copy Editor October 21, 2015

As a young immigrant, Egor Goncear, 11, had trouble adjusting to life in America after moving from Russia to the United States in 2011 due to his mother’s remarriage.   Goncear believes...

The birds and the bees of 2011

Kimberly Dominguez, News Editor January 22, 2012

The end of 2011 was a time of new life and new love at DHS. With weddings, new babies, and new pregnancies, the staff tells about their experiences. On July 8, 2011 in Laguna Beach, math teacher Aaron...

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