The Downey Legend

Who do you relay for?

Who do you relay for?

Moises Martinez Cortez, Community Section 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...

A season of accomplishments

A season of accomplishments

Norma Flores, Sports Editor

April 16, 2013

As the spring season for athletics is well under way, ASB hosted a rally to present the different sports to the student body on April 13, during second period, in the Allen Layne Stadium.   The rally began with a performance by drumline as the students were seated. The freshman were seated on the vis...

Not alone, we fight together

Not alone, we fight together

Sara Cabrera, Parents & Teachers Editor

April 10, 2013

With their motivation for finding a cure for cancer, students, faculty, and staff helped raise $23,562.81 for Relay For Life within two weeks, organized by physical education teacher, Marvin Manzanares. He is one of the many who have witnessed the damage and heartache this disease causes to families....

Funding for a lifetime of laughs

Funding for a lifetime of laughs

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

March 29, 2013

In addition to their usual routine of comedy and improv, the Comedy Sportz High School League held a special game against each other on March 27 for Relay for Life, donating the proceeds in respect to senior Mario Galvan, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma last December. T-shirts supporting G...

Finding a cure together

Finding a cure together

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...

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