The Downey Legend

10 Years Since Sandy Hook and Nothing has Changed

Cesar Lopez, Writer December 16, 2022

School is the place where friendships are formed, knowledge is gained, and interests and hobbies are adopted; a place filled with laughter and joy. Well, that place turned into a nightmare for those in...

Protect Kids, Not Guns

Katherine Portillo, Photographer May 11, 2021

In the year 2018 I was a freshman at Downey High School, there are not many details I remember about this year, however I do remember this was when I first became aware and fully comprehended what a school...

While working The Make a Wish booth at club rush on Sept 13, Andrew Nevarez,10, took time to give his thoughts on the new lanyard policy and other safety precautions introduced for the 2018-2019 school year. “Maybe we can add more security by stepping it up,” Nevarez said. “We can have maybe 2 guards per entrance if the school really values a safe environment.”

Lanyards: Student Opinions

Diego Martinez, Copy Editor September 28, 2018

Entering the 2018-2019 school year, Downey High established a new lanyard system in hopes to achieve a safer campus for the student body. Recently, the United States has had an influx of homicides...

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