The Downey Legend

A book’s worth of memories

On Wednesday, June 5, a group of friends look through the 2013-2014 yearbook, You Can Do That, in the gym during the Release Party hosted by this years yearbook staff.  The party had a large turnout; with over 300 tickets sold to students.
June 12, 2013

Following the eight grueling months of deadlines, the Yearbook staff decided to host its second annual Yearbook Signing Party on Wednesday, June 5, where students received their books almost a week early...

The yearbook staff conclude their masterpiece

The yearbook staff conclude their masterpiece
May 11, 2012

After about eight months of taking photographs of school events and interviewing multiple students, the 2011-2012 yearbook staff has arrived at the last chapter of their masterpiece. Taking on the theme...

Five Questions with the yearbook twins, Gabriela and Cristina Martinez

Five Questions with the yearbook twins, Gabriela and Cristina Martinez
February 22, 2012

Q:   Before joining Yearbook, did it ever cross your minds that one day you two would be leading this publication together?   A (Gaby):   It never crossed my mind that my sister and I would...

Undertaking modern journalism

Undertaking modern journalism
November 21, 2011

High school students gathered at the USC Annenberg School of Communications and Journalism to improve their writing skills on Friday, Nov. 18. The day started with high expectations and eager students,...

Mrs. Mierau plays her part in the English department

Mrs. Mierau plays her part in the English department
May 27, 2011

Becoming more than just an ordinary sub to her students, Mrs. Mierau filled the positions of many English teachers who were in need of a long-term substitute. She taught a total of approximately ten classes...

Yearbook wins NSPA Pacemaker Award

Yearbook wins NSPA Pacemaker Award
May 11, 2011

After being crowned finalists in the NSPA Pacemaker contest, the 09-10’ Volsung yearbook staff officially received the award at the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention. Since 1927, the...

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