The Downey Legend

Undertaking modern journalism

Undertaking modern journalism

Kathy Ochoa, Writer

November 21, 2011

High school students gathered at the USC Annenberg School of Communications and Journalism to improve their writing skills on Friday, Nov. 18. The day started with high expectations and eager students, and during the complementary breakfast in the Annenberg building, excited chatter echoed the mood....

Mrs. Mierau plays her part in the English department

Mrs. Mierau plays her part in the English department

Anais Hinojosa, Arts & Entertainment Assistant

May 27, 2011

Becoming more than just an ordinary sub to her students, Mrs. Mierau filled the positions of many English teachers who were in need of a long-term substitute. She taught a total of approximately ten classes this year. Apart from teaching typical English classes, Mrs. M also taught Ms. Hanson’s Honors...

Stepping into a new world

Anais Hinojosa

September 30, 2010

Over 1,000 confused and bewildered freshmen flooded the congested hallways of their new world on Sept. 8 as they set foot in high school for the first time. Changes such as a huge, maze-like campus, and giant student population, never fail to baffle freshman year after year. On the first day of school,...

Halloween in D-House

Victor Duran

November 4, 2009

With only three days before Halloween, on Oct.29, Miss Napoli held the annual photo shoot, for her photojournalism class, in room S-26. Engrossed in the Halloween spirit, the students had the opportunity to wear a costume and bring a supporting prop, of their choice, for the photo shoot. Following...

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