The Downey Legend

On Thurs., Mar. 20, junior Austin Rodriguez runs for senior class representative.  “Think of us as President FDR and Vice President Truman,” Rodriguez said. “ I make new deals.”

The race to lead the school

Edward Valencia, Writer/Parents and Teachers Editor April 11, 2014

ASB elections were held on campus from Mar. 25-27,for positions that will impact the school next year. The candidates posted creative signs asking students to vote for them. From hashtags to Snapchat...

Previously the boys golf coach at Downey High School, Mr. Sanders now focuses on teaching AP European History and Economics. Sanders stopped coaching to focus on raising his family.

The heart of a coach, the mind of a teacher

Serene Gallardo , Community Section Editor April 2, 2014

At Downey High, teachers tend to take on twice as much as expected – that is, alongside teaching curriculum courses, they take hand in coaching a team. Managing both classrooms full of students and a...

For the month of September, ASB members announce English teacher, Mr. David Kraus, as Teacher of the Month. Mr. Kraus has been teaching English at Downey High for the past four years.

A long time coming

Edward Valencia, Writer/Parents and Teachers Editor October 18, 2013

English teacher Mr. Kraus, in his fourth year teaching at Downey High, has been awarded Teacher of the Month Award for September. Although Kraus has taught different levels of English, such as 9th through...

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