The Downey Legend

On Dec. 10, Mr. Jose De La Torre is pleased to be part of the Downey High School staff and have assisted his students for the past seven years. “It is great to be given the opportunity to help students daily,” De La Torre said. “What if I make a difference in a student’s life?”

Teaching beyond the limits

Mizhelle Cortes, Writer/ Business Team December 13, 2013

The Teacher of the Month award, for the month of December, has been presented to math teacher Mr. De La Torre who has been teaching for seven years.   Mr. De La Torre, who teaches Geometry and...

On October 2, Mr. De La Torre broke out dancing in room B-107, to express his love for break dancing, even though he is primarily known for teaching Honors Geometry on campus. “I’ve liked dancing since I was a little kid, but I never really performed till now,” De La Torre said.

Surprising passion

Sara Cabrera, Writer/ Copy Editor November 15, 2012

Not only known for his teaching skills, Mr. De La Torre, a Trigonometry/Pre -Calculus and Geometry teacher, is a passionate breakdancer who has been perfecting his talent for roughly 4 years now.   His...

Dance dance revolution

Wendy Mora March 31, 2010

Downey’s dance team introduced to us the first ever Downey’s Best Dance Crew competiotion, on March 11, at the gym. This event is to invlove current students and allowed former students who love and...

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