The Downey Legend

S.W.A.P. conquers USC

During a field trip to USC on Mon., Mar. 24, S.W.A.P students admire one of the USC’s streets due to the similarity of its name to the city of Downey. “It was so funny to see Downey as a street name in USC,” junior Jessica Angell, said. “We just had to take a picture with it.”

Karen Ariciaga, Co-Photo Editor

April 9, 2014

On Mon., Mar. 24, S.W.A.P club members visited the University of Southern California to get a sight of the admired university from a high school’s student point of view. Students met in front of bungalow 7 at 7:30 a.m. to check in before they departed to USC. The 48 club members took the Metro bus...

S.W.A.P. catches fire

In front of the DHS theatre, S.W.A.P club member Alexis Ortiz, 11, helps sell snacks on Fri., Mar. 7, during the movie day the club was hosting in order to raise money. “I love The Hunger Games, “Ortiz said. “This is my second time watching Catching Fire.”

Gabriela Sanchez, Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 17, 2014

On Fri., Mar. 9, S.W.A.P. club held a viewing of the recently released DVD, Catching Fire after school in the theater, in order to raise funds for future college campus field trips. The movie event began at 3:00 p.m. and students made their way from their sixth period classes straight to the theate...

Principals switch positions

Angelica Co, Staff Writer

January 26, 2011

With the hope of learning the methods for teaching different levels of education, Viking principal Mr. Houts swapped places with Gallatin Elementary School’s resident principal Dr. Bertsch. Switching places had not originally been the central focus of the principals’ discussion. Mr. Houts and...

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