The Downey Legend

On Friday, March 1, senior, Mario Galvan shares his story about battling cancer during the March Madness fundraiser for Relay for Life. Galvan was Homecoming King and a member of the varsity football and varsity soccer teams.

Finding a cure together

Norma Flores, Sports Editor March 15, 2013

4,000 plus students, divided into two assemblies, were rounded up in the gym during second period on March 1 to begin fundraising for Relay For Life. The event, on June 1-2, works toward trying to find...

Spare change to fight cancer

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor March 7, 2011

In efforts to contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the Vikings gathered together their spare change in the course of three weeks and participated in Pennies for Patients which ran from Feb...

Barbeau takes first place in class competitions

Sharon Kim, Parents & Teachers Editor March 4, 2011

Teachers began collecting donations from students during their fourth periods for the school-wide Pennies for Patients fundraiser on Tuesday, Feb 15. To reward the campus’ generosity, ASB  holds competitions...

How to save a life

Camerynn Chase February 16, 2011

The Pennies for Patients fundraiser started this year for Downey High School from Feb. 15-March 5. The campaign raises money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Every year a child is featured as the...

Coins for a cure

Vanessa Rosas March 31, 2010

Starting March 5th, students and staff have participated in a three-week fundraising effort for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. In 2006, the school was number one in the nation for raising money out...

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