The Downey Legend

Breaking tradition

Too anxious to wait, seniors Yaritza Figueroa and Brenda Aguyo open their cap and gown packages with friends, at the lunch tables, during B lunch on, June 4, in order to try on their caps and tassel.   “ I’ve been waiting four years for this!” Figueroa said.

Mia Dixon-Slaughter, Co-Editor-in-Cheif

June 14, 2013

The class of 2013 will graduate on June 20 at 8:00 p.m. but not on Downey High School’s field; the decision has been made to have the ceremony at Cerritos College.   This is not the first graduation to be held at Cerritos; nine years ago the 2004 graduating class was in the same scenario....

Finding common interests

At the Downey High Club Rush, Eduardo Munoz,11, disguised as a green and purple dinosaur, dances to “YMCA” with his fellow Juniors Yasmeen Delatorre, Rigoberto Chavez, Arnold Gonzalez, and Aaron Sanchez. “It was really fun! I enjoyed the moment,” Munoz stated. “It was super hot and sweaty inside the dinosaur suit, but it was worth it.”

Norma Flores, Sports Editor

October 9, 2012

From the new Glee club to the KIWIN’S service club, many organized goups throughout campus held a meet-and-greet to urge new members to join, on Sept.18 and 19, during both lunches by the rally stage. Students were anxious to know what each club encompassed and how they could fit in. For the first...

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