The Downey Legend

Opening doors to the holidays

Classes show their holiday spirit by decorating classroom doors for The Door Decorating Contest from December 10 to December 14. Ms. Barabeu, in room C-110, went to the next level with the help of her fourth period class when they each sketched out the design and won second place, leaving Ms. Romero in first.

Vivan Buenrostro, Writer

December 21, 2012

ASB organized a way for the students and staff to work together and lift the holiday spirits throughout campus by decorating their classroom doors with Christmas themed decorations. From Dec. 10-14, certain fourth period classrooms came up with eye catching ideas and brought them to life. Ms. Barbeau’s...

Reading rainbow redux

Reading rainbow redux

Gustavo Ramirez, Opinions Editor

March 21, 2012

Teachers and students gather at C-110 to read The Unbearable Lightness of Being in order to appreciate literature and converse with a group of like-minded literati. The club came about as a result of a class that Ms. Barbeau is taking. For her comparative lit class, she figured that it behooved her to read...

Vikings support Aéropostale’s Teens for Jeans

Vikings support Aéropostale's Teens for Jeans

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor

February 11, 2012

For the first time ever on Viking grounds, the student body took part in the Teens for Jeans campaign from Jan. 16 to Feb. 10 to help provide homeless teens nationwide with a pair of jeans. One out of three homeless individuals is under the age of 18. While most teenagers have closets full of clothes...

A step towards graduation

While in room B-106, sophomore Sam Toscano asks for assistance from Ms. Orca about the CAHSEE, which will be held March 8 and 9. Sophomores tried their best so they would be prepared for the actual exam.

Wendy Mora, Staff Writer

March 7, 2011

All 10th grade students will be required to take the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) on March 8 and 9 in order to graduate high school. The test will be on the subjects of math and English. Teachers have been preparing their students all year by taking a few days to review the material efficiently. “I...

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