The Downey Legend

Has Distance Learning Trapped Students In A State Of Arrested Development
Lukas Luna, Co-Copy Editor • September 20, 2020

In the early days of my junior year, I very distinctly remember spotting a group of freshmen. Nothing about this group seemed terribly different from other freshmen and that...

N.B.A. Players’ Strikes: What’s Going On?
Michael Bilodeau, Writer • September 20, 2020

In wake of the recent police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (N.B.A.) decided to boycott their Game...

Say Her Name: Breonna Taylor
Katherine Portillo, Photographer • September 20, 2020

 Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old black woman, living in Louisville, Kentucky was shot and killed in the comfort of her own home in the early hours of March 13. If it weren't...

Ding Tea Boba

Faculty Game Vs Warren High

December 3, 2019

Downey Vs. Warren 2019

November 15, 2019

Los Angeles Haunted Hayride 2019

November 15, 2019

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Donut Ranking

Donut Ranking

November 27, 2019

Donut Ranking

November 16, 2019

LA Comic-Con 2019

November 3, 2019

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Downey's Dream Team
Vanessa Carrillo, Co-Editor-in-Chief • April 5, 2020

  On April 1-2 Long Beach’s Press-Telegrams 2019-20 Dream team was released, twelve Downey wrestlers were named on the first team,...

Helping the Girls’ Varsity Wrestling team place 1st in CIF captain, Stephanie Carrillo, 12, shares her experience throughout her final season on the team. “I’m proud of myself for having made it this far, I’m proud of how far our team has come,” Carrillo stated. “Most importantly, I’m proud of what our future wrestlers will be able to look up to.”
Girls Can Do It, Too
March 5, 2020
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TV Show and Movie Recommendations

TV Show and Movie Recommendations

May 23, 2020

Senior Year

May 23, 2020

What Are Your Thoughts?

What Are Your Thoughts?

April 6, 2020

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Dia De Los Muertos

Dia De Los Muertos

November 19, 2019

Downey Vs. Warren 2019

November 15, 2019

Los Angeles Haunted Hayride 2019

November 15, 2019

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Staff Profiles
Desere Hernandez
Photographer

As her first year as a photographer in The Downey Legend, Desere Hernandez, 12, wants to show what she’s capable of. She’s been taking photos practically her whole life, having taken a photography...

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