The Downey Legend

Camp Savio: Out Of The Toybox And Now a Bug

Jocelyn Rosillo, Writer

March 9, 2020

Every year in July, youth support youth within the community and care for children from Kindergarten to 7th grade through a program called Camp Savio. These students participate in multiple activities organized by students and some adults which both help and supervise.    Since the program is through a catholic chur...

Triumph over a loss

The principal of Griffiths Middle School, Mr Stapp, and current drummer for the school’s band, Julian Thomas, 8, show off their “Support Music” wristbands for an ongoing cause. Over the summer the instruments were stolen, so the music department immediately came to action by selling wristbands for $5 each, as a way to fundraise in order to purchase new equipment.

Rodas Hailu, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2012

During the past summer break, Griffiths Middle School suffered from a break-in that resulted in the loss of many band instruments. Griffiths has had break-ins and computers stolen before, but nothing of this magnitude has happened to the campus. “I was actually on vacation when I got an email from...

Farm family continues to grow

Farm family continues to grow

Kimberly Dominguez, News Editor

March 21, 2012

  Spring is just around the corner, and what better way to set the mood than the arrival of some feathered, fluffy friends. Twenty-seven chicks arrived at DHS from McMurray Hatchery, one of the biggest suppliers of poultry in the west coast, and two sheep were taken in from a petting farm in...

Back to school blues

Camerynn Chase

September 30, 2010

With the start of a new year, returning Vikes feel the sudden shock of the end of the summer like fiends withdrawing from a three-month sugar binge. Most students say that summer is a time of late nights, even later mornings, and spur of the moment plans with your friends. “What I liked most about...

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