The Downey Legend

Mr. Glasser and Mrs. Neria Start College Counseling Program

Oscar Flores, Copy Editor

October 4, 2018

The beginning of fall marks the start of the college admissions process and prospective Downey High seniors are currently drafting their applications for colleges and universities. To reduce the gravity of this task, Mr. Glasser and Mrs. Neria are offering individualized sessions to aid students with...

Mr. Glasser Wins Teacher of the Year

Mr. Glasser Wins Teacher of the Year

Alex Castillo, Writer

June 6, 2016

Downey High School bestowed the teacher of the year award onto Mr. Glasser, one of the school’s two AP US History teachers and sole AP Microeconomics teacher, on May 13 for his efforts in and out of the classroom setting. Glasser was overjoyed to receive his award and was surprised to walk out ...

Moving far away for a college education

Moving far away for a college education

Rodas Hailu, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2014

By Thurs., May 1, numerous high school seniors who plan on attending universities and colleges made a decision on where they will spend the next four years of their lives receiving an undergraduate education. For Mario Garcia, Joseph Flores, and Manases Orozo, three Downey students, this decision means...

Can you guess who your teachers are?

Can you guess who your teachers are?

Rodas Hailu, Student Life Section Editor

January 30, 2013

Twenty teachers and staff members have been included in a quiz that shows their pictures from the 1991 yearbook to boost the moral of the faculty.   What originally started as pure enjoyment, Mr. Houts and Mrs. Lucke found these pictures and they quickly became the premise of a quiz. The object...

One small deed at a time

One small deed at a time

Gabriela Sanchez, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 15, 2012

Downey High School held its annual canned food drive from Oct. 29 to Nov.9, in order to provide meals for those who are less fortunate, and bring them some joy during the holiday season. ASB members entered classrooms and encouraged students to lend a hand by donating canned goods with hopes that...

Faculty achieves a close second in CIF match

Faculty achieves a close second in CIF match

Brandon Pineda, News Editor

April 4, 2011

As the crowd and faculty stood and cheered for their respective teams, the CIF champions vs. staff volleyball and wrestling matches were held in the auditorium on Thursday, March 24. The students, ultimately, dominated the rival faculty members. The volleyball champions made an amusing mockery of...

Creating the economic thinkers of tomorrow

Mercy Watkins, Staff Writer

November 23, 2010

For more than ten years, ASB has awarded teacher of the month to hard working teachers who have gone out of their way to assure their students get a proper education. For the month of November, Mr. Glasser has been awarded this honor. Glasser is one of the school's economics teachers, and he has been...

Submission in style

Cole Hundtoft

March 31, 2010

All parts of the student body came to the gym on March 25th to watch their teachers and administrators desperately attempt to grapple with the CIF Championship wrestlers. Downey’s faculty did surprisingly well but lost with a final score of 67-3. These matches weren’t just an excuse for the faculty...

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