The Downey Legend

Who do you relay for?

Who do you relay for?

Moises Martinez Cortez, Community Section Editor

April 9, 2014

The City of Downey’s tenth annual Relay For Life fundraiser kicked off Thurs., Mar. 7 with students and staff members on campus uniting under the banner Team Viking Spirit. In hopes of raising funds for cancer research, several sports teams and clubs gave a helping hand by assembling their own fundra...

Not alone, we fight together

Not alone, we fight together

Sara Cabrera, Parents & Teachers Editor

April 10, 2013

With their motivation for finding a cure for cancer, students, faculty, and staff helped raise $23,562.81 for Relay For Life within two weeks, organized by physical education teacher, Marvin Manzanares. He is one of the many who have witnessed the damage and heartache this disease causes to families....

Funding for a lifetime of laughs

Funding for a lifetime of laughs

Marilyn Ramirez, Copy Editor/Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2013

In addition to their usual routine of comedy and improv, the Comedy Sportz High School League held a special game against each other on March 27 for Relay for Life, donating the proceeds in respect to senior Mario Galvan, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma last December. T-shirts supporting G...

Rocking out for Relay for Life

Rocking out for Relay for Life

Rodas Hailu, Student Life Section Editor

March 29, 2013

On Thursday, March 21, math teacher Mr. Bradfield and his band, DTC, performed during both lunches to raise money for Relay for Life.   Formed last August, Bradfield’s band is a group that performs classic grunge songs, such as “Plush,” “Alive,” and “Smells like Teen Spirit,”...

Finding a cure together

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 a cure for cancer.   Last year Downey High School came together for a common purpose –to...

PTA: April 2012

PTA: April 2012

Kathy Ochoa, Staff Writer

April 27, 2012

PTA met in the B-building theatre, on Monday, Apr. 23, at 6 p.m., to discuss upcoming school events. They started with the Pledge of Allegiance, and Principal Tom Houts explained how he has been busy due to sports and that it may be the first year that football, baseball, and basketball win league in...

Relay for Life: DHS helps out once again

Relay for Life: DHS helps out once again

Irene Luna, Co-editor in chief

June 14, 2011

Staff and students set up their own EZ-Up among the other tents and stations at Downey Adult School on Sat., June 4 for the all day and night Relay for Life event to raise funds to continue researching a cure for cancer. Thirty-three teams played a part; from Warren High school to Downey citizens ded...

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