The Downey Legend

Students win big on Senior Awards Night

Students win big on Senior Awards Night
June 14, 2011

A select group of roughly 150 seniors streamed into the Downey Civic Theatre at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, to receive scholarships from various organizations and benefactors dedicated to funding students’...

Korean Club shows love for native country

Korean Club shows love for native country
May 31, 2011

Members and fans of the Korean community met on Tues, Mar 29 to develop international bonds and establish cultural awareness of South Korea. The members of Korean Club meet every Tuesday at lunch. A...

The path to graduation

The path to graduation
May 31, 2011

As graduation rapidly approaches, many students have been scrambling to raise their grades and be removed from the Senior Fail List. Individuals who have been placed on the list are prevented from participating...

Prom 2011: Vintage Hollywood

Prom 2011: Vintage Hollywood
May 27, 2011

Girls in bright, sequined dresses and boys in black tuxedos streamed into the Global Theatre at Universal Studios on Friday, May 13, for a glamorous night of dining and dancing. Students dressed in classic...

And the Viking Award goes to…

And the Viking Award goes to...
May 11, 2011

Parents, students, and teachers alike came together on Thurs, April 27 to honor students’ achievements in various academic categories in the Downey Theater for the 2011 Viking Awards. The nominees had...

National Nutrition month recognized in March

National Nutrition month recognized in March
March 21, 2011

Across the United States, the American Dietetic Association has begun its annual March National Nutrition campaign to promote proper food choices and exercise and improve the health of students. Excessive...

Recommended reading for the anti-literature high schooler

February 16, 2011

A great number of students in America become averse to reading once they enter high school thanks to the convoluted sentence structures and exasperating lengths of the textbooks and novels they are assigned...

Eco club and Pittinger plant for the planet

Members of Eco club along with the botany teacher, Mr. Pittenger work together to stir compos and soil together on Jan. 19.  The team came together to planet trees between the X and E bildings.
January 26, 2011

The devoted tree-huggers of Eco Club gathered at the garden after school to plant trees and tend to crops in their latest “green” project on Wednesday, Jan 5. The club’s weekly Wednesday meeting...

Barbeau takes first place in door decorating

Barbeau takes first place in door decorating
December 15, 2010

In spirit of the holiday season, teachers and their fourth period classes participated in the school-wide, annual door decorating competition from Dec 1-7. The grand title of first place was awarded to...

PTA: October 2010

November 5, 2010

A small, but organized group of parents determined to amend the school’s budget met at the theater for the second PTA meeting of the year on October 18. At exactly 6:01 p.m., PTA President Martha...

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Sharon Kim