The Downey Legend

The Scholarly Convict

March 18, 2016

Analogous to the Alma Mater of Malcolm X, the anthem of English teacher Ms. Kasner is books, so much so that after reading a chapter from Malcolm X’s autobiography, she confided in her AP Language...

5 Questions with Mr. Zakour

5 Questions with Mr. Zakour
May 6, 2015

Mr. Zakour is a current English teacher at Downey High School, who has been teaching at Downey for 21 years. Q1: Why did you want to start a typewriting club? A1: The smarter balance testing was...

First book fair opens

First book fair opens
December 15, 2010

Thanks to Scholastic’s sponsorship, the very first Book Fair of the school year was held on the week of Dec. 13 after school from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. With various genres to choose from, students...

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