The Downey Legend

ELD Tutoring Yay…or Nay…

Adrian Soto, Writer

November 16, 2018

English Language Development (ELD) is a program dedicated to helping students adapt to English when it was not their first language.  Very few of these ELD students strive for more and find themselves doing poorly among their classes. In light of this, the ELD Tutoring service idea was conjured. &...

Gathering for the new spring competitors

Gathering for the new spring competitors

Marilyn Ramirez, Copy Editor/Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 27, 2012

Thousands of students filled the Allen Layne Stadium on Apr. 20 looking down onto the track for the 2011-2012 Spring Sports Assembly, despite the ninety-degree weather. From boys’ tennis to girls’ lacrosse, Downey High School teams were proud to represent themselves for the current season with their...

A special thanks to staff

A special thanks to staff

April Rios, Writer/Photographer

November 21, 2011

As a special thanks to all faculty, ASB organized Staff Appreciation Week from Nov. 7 to Nov. 10, in which teachers and personnel were spoiled with compliments and catch phrases on colorful posters all around campus. The personalized signs, such as “Mr. Houts is Houtstanding,” gave each teacher or...

ERWC throws down

ERWC throws down

Brandon Pineda, News Editor

January 26, 2011

The students from Ms. Hill and Mrs. Stratford’s ERWC courses raced with formulaic letters placed in-hand in a definition showdown. ERWC is a replacement English course offered for seniors, which focuses on articles and terms. On Monday, Jan. 24, the students from Mrs. Stratford’s ERWC course face...

Introducing, the Senior Tables

Roy Mendoza, Co-Editor-in-Chief/Copy Editor

September 30, 2010

In efforts to raise money for the senior class, Ms. Hill has begun promoting the anticipated “reserve-able” tables, which will be offered to students in want of a table solely for them and their friends. As the new school year came around, a few teachers noticed the need to raise some more revenue...

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