The Downey Legend

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, Editor in Chief 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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