The Downey Legend

Downey High Goes Mad For TLC

While she enjoys helping people. Mrs. James raised money for the TLC fundraiser in her classes during school. “I just love what TLC does,” James said. “It helps families in Downey and I think that’s really cool.”

Corey Ocasio, Writer

March 26, 2018

The family resource program, Tender Loving Connections, more commonly referred to as TLC by the public, has been a pivotal force in helping out the community of Downey and providing aid to the less fortunate families living within the city for over a decade. This year, beginning March 5, Downey High ...

TLC March Madness

March 3, 2015

Downey High participates in the 2015 March Madness fundraiser to raise money for TLC.

Who do you relay for?

During both lunches, the library sells shirts and bracelets to support raising awareness for cancer research though March madness. Mr. Manzanares took his time to help cancer patients by selling shirts, bracelets, and doing other fundraisers, after losing his own father to cancer.

Moises Martinez Cortez, Writer/Community Editor

April 9, 2014

The City of Downey’s tenth annual Relay For Life fundraiser kicked off Thurs., Mar. 7 with students and staff members on campus uniting under the banner Team Viking Spirit. In hopes of raising funds for cancer research, several sports teams and clubs gave a helping hand by assembling their own fundra...

Finding a cure together

On Friday, March 1, senior, Mario Galvan shares his story about battling cancer during the March Madness fundraiser for Relay for Life. Galvan was Homecoming King and a member of the varsity football and varsity soccer teams.

Norma Flores, Sports Editor

March 15, 2013

4,000 plus students, divided into two assemblies, were rounded up in the gym during second period on March 1 to begin fundraising for Relay For Life. The event, on June 1-2, works toward trying to find a cure for cancer.   Last year Downey High School came together for a common purpose –to...

March madness for True Lasting Connections

Marilyn Ramirez, Copy Editor/Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2012

A competition similar to the NCAA’s March Madness was put into motion at Downey High from Feb. 29 – Mar. 15 with high hopes of raising $21, 550 school wide for True Lasting Connections. TLC provides a variety of aid services to families around the community. For almost three weeks, students and staff...

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