The Downey Legend

An expression of individualism

Vanessa Rosas

June 2, 2010

As an AP student, an active member of the Junior States of America, and the Speech and Debate team, senior Rudy Mendoza leaves a bit of inspiration in all he takes part in. Not only has he been academically successful, throughout his high school career, receiving acceptance into New York University he...

Green with love, not envy

Sarah Menendez and Sarah Menendez

March 31, 2010

“Go Green!” It’s the motto of the decade that has spread like wild fire and inspired the members of the Ecology Club to help the planet, one recycling bin at a time. Eco Club is one of the many clubs dedicated to helping out the community, however, this club is different from the rest as it sets...

JSA speaks up

Sarah Menendez

December 2, 2009

Members of Junior States of America club voiced their opinion at the Fall State convention, in Los Angeles, on November 14th and 15th.  Students in attendance made marks and proved their skills as they took home honorable awards for their debating abilities. Fall State was one of the many conventio...

GSA instills tolerance

Amanda Garcia

November 4, 2009

Gay Straight Alliance is a new club on the rise uniting gay and straight individuals in order to become one unit. Junior Robert Resendes always had the idea to create a club such as this, so he went to his counselor Ms. Riggs last year and did something to try to make his dream a reality. “It really...

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