The Downey Legend

During the beginning of the Great Depression unit, in Modern American History classes, Brenda Alvizures and juniors are given the opportunity to get extra credit by dressing in the same outfit for two full weeks. “It’s easy points,” junior Brenda Alvizures said. “It also saves me time in the morning, not having to choose a new outfit everyday.”

A trip to the Great Depression

Noemi Lozano, Copy Editor February 25, 2014

To begin the Great Depression unit, all U.S. History teachers offered a 25 point extra credit opportunity that involved wearing the same clothing for two consecutive weeks, much like people would during...

From Hollywood actor to U.S. History teacher

From Hollywood actor to U.S. History teacher

Brenda Lopez, Writer October 9, 2012

To Mr. Christopher Castile, acting was a natural born talent, but as he got older, he realized teaching was his true calling. It was during the first couple of weeks of school in Downey High when Mr. Castile...

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