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...

AP US and AP Economics teacher, Mr. Glasser, was gifted the teacher of the year award in May of 2016. Glasser graduated from UCLA and has been working at Downey for twenty-six years and counting.

Mr. Glasser Wins Teacher of the Year

Alex Castillo, Copy Editor 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...

 During his senior year, Manases Orozco accepts his admission offer to Richmond, The American International University in London, to study political science for the fall of 2014. Orozco plans to study aboard in London for four years, then transfer to Yale for law.

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....

Since 1991, Mrs. Miller, Mrs. Falcon, Mrs. Roybal, and Mr.Weisenburger have been staff members at DHS and were chosen to be part of the faculty quiz. “WOW! Is that Mrs. Roybal, said Sindy Roa, 12, she looks so different!”

Can you guess who your teachers are?

Rodas Hailu, Co-Editor-in-Chief 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,...

The canned food drive stirs students to bring in their cans, from October 29 to November 9, due to teachers willing to give extra credit, but Mr. Glasser, though not victorious in the drive, believes students should be taught selflessness. “Give for charity, not for extra credit,” Glasser said. “In the end you will feel more likely to give and care for others in need while feeling good about yourself throughout your accomplished deed.”

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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