The Downey Legend

Helping out the rest

Helping out the rest

Rodas Hailu, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2012

For the 2012-2013 school year, eight Downey High School teachers have been awarded grants reaching a total of over $40,000, from the Mary R. Stauffer Foundation, for classroom goals they want to accomplish. According to Denise Takano, $440,000 has been given for teacher projects in the Downey Unified...

Studying Over Seas

After a month and a half of living in Downey, Yannic Duckwitz, a foreign exchange student from Germany, is glad to say he is adapting to the California weather. Duckwitz has become a Viking due to his strong enthusiasm to improve his English and has also joined the Junior Varsity Football team.

Anais Hinojosa

October 18, 2010

After traveling halfway around the world, 17-year-old German exchange student Yannic Duckwitz arrived in California on Aug. 27, ready to join the junior class at Downey High. Driven by a desire to improve his English, Duckwitz carried on an extensive online search and was able to find what he was looking...

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