The Downey Legend

The grand proposal

After fiancé Kevin Miller proposed to math teacher Ms. Michelle Gunderson on May 10, at the Dodger Stadium, the couple plans to have their wedding next summer. The proposal was recorded on the Kiss Cam for the entire stadium to watch.

Norma Flores, Sports Editor

May 31, 2013

After almost five months of preparation to make the “grand proposal”math teacher, Michelle Gunderson was proposed marriage by her fiancé, Kevin Miller on May 10,  at Dodger Stadium during a game. After dating for five and a half years, Miller decided it was time to take the next step in their...

Her struggle was her destiny

From her last day of school as a former student at Downey High, Ms. Gunderson holds a picture taken with her and her former AP Calculus teacher, Mr. Bremer, who inspired her to become the math instructor she is today.

Sara Cabrera, Writer/ Copy Editor

February 20, 2013

Despite the love she has had for ice-skating and pole-vaulting, Michelle Gunderson always made academics her number one priority, which led her to be the passionate math teacher she is today.   Gunderson’s interest in ice-skating began at 11 years old when her older sister, Crystal, suggested...

Number one fan

Mr. and Mrs. Gunderson stand on the field in front of the football team as they practice after school on October 22, 2012, in preparation for the homecoming game. Mr. Gunderson attends all home games and nearly every away game.

Hanna Suarez, Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2012

While parents and students socialize in the stands at Friday-night football games, a dedicated fan scrutinizes the plays down by the sideline. Dave Gunderson, father of Downey High’s Statistics teacher, Michelle Gunderson, has been attending varsity home games since the 1970s. It all started when he...

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