The Downey Legend

The doctor is in

Since the last week of October, ROP Health Occupation students from Downey High School visit the PIH Health Hospital for hands on practice. Students in this class go to the hospital during first and second period everyday except Mondays.

Natalie Gomez, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor/ Staff Writer

December 9, 2014

On Oct. 24, the ROP Health Occupations class began their on-the-job training at the PIH Hospital in Downey, where they work mornings Tuesday through Friday. Mrs. Davis, the ROP Health Occupations adviser, leads the students for six weeks in the classroom where they learn the basics about working at...

The study of filming

As a way to promote the ROP classes on campus, Alyssa Talavera, 11, films Bryan Walker, 12, from the ROP Principles of Education class, during her ROP Film and Video Productions hour. “When I chose this class,” Talavera said, “I was really surprised how I learned so much in very little time.”

Rodas Hailu, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2012

In the fall of 2012, Downey High created a new ROP class dedicated to students who wish to master in the art of video production. Video production is run by Geometry teacher and basketball coach Mr. Nathan Harris and was formed by request the request of Principal Tom Houts in order to promote the...

Viking’s very own entrepreneurs

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor

February 29, 2012

Whether it is about starting, operating, or maintaining a business, the Regional Occupational Program, Virtual Enterprise, educates students regarding management skills that will assist them with their future endeavors in business. Taught by Ms. Allison Strain in room T-7, this course covers a spectrum...

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