The Downey Legend

The Psychology in Human Trafficking

Adrian Soto, Writer

May 17, 2019

On April 18, Downey High School was host to Dr. Laura Dryjanska and her team of graduate students who lead the event “Human Trafficking and Psychological Science”. The Stop the Traffick club organised the event for the Biola University Professor (who is the one answering the following questions) in the...

New class, same enthusiasm

In room B-214, Mrs. Neria feeds Kitsia Arenas, 12, samples of different liquids to experiment with her taste buds as students cover their eyes to gain knowledge about the factors that affect the sense of taste. “Teaching Psychology has been different from the other social studies classes that I have taught because of the experiments,” Mrs. Neria said. “Since it is my first time teaching the subject, sometimes the experiments do not go as I have planned, but my students are patient and kind.”

Rodas Hailu, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2012

After over 20 years of enlightening students with United States history, Mrs. Dolores Neria is now teaching Psychology for the first time. Since more electives were needed at school, Neria was given a Psychology course to teach. Although new to the subject, she did not enter the class without the...

Seniors surveyed about college applications

Above is a graph depicting the results from the survey conducted regarding college applications in January 2011. The graph represents the schools which seniors voted as their top choice universities.

Mercy Watkins

February 16, 2011

Unlike earlier years, a survey of 246 Downey High college bound seniors showed that many graduating students have applied to Cal Poly Pomona amongst any other Universities for the Fall 2011 semester. The survey was conducted in January and included three questions regarding the student’s anticipated...

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