The Downey Legend

  • Downey High School Students Protest Gun Violence
  • Winter Sports Coming to an End
  • Bloody Valentine Drive
  • AP Environmental Science Field Trip 2018
  • Winter Formal 2018 – Attire Talk
  • JSA One-Day
  • Encore Fashion Club x GLAUDI
  • Downey High School Students Protest Gun Violence
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    Downey High School Students Protest Gun Violence

    Oscar Flores, Co-Copy Editor

    March 20, 2018

    To commemorate the seventeen lives lost in last month’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, Downey High students, and others across the nation, s...

    On Mar. 14, Valerie Flores, 12, holds a walk-out at Downey High School and advocates for gun control due to the recent events at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. 17 lives were lost during the shooting.

    Marcos Reyes

  • Winter Sports Coming to an End
    Sports, Winter Sports

    Winter Sports Coming to an End

    Lizzy Martinez, Co-Business Manager

    February 26, 2018

    Downey Highs’ winter sports season is coming to an end as spring slowly approaches. Although many sport’s season are closing, there are many sport...

    On the sideline of the gym’s basketball court, Rachel Spinosa, 11, passes the ball to her teammate on the evening of Feb. 6 in hopes of beating Warren. “Any Downey versus Warren game is great,” Spinosa said. “Seeing everyone show up and cheer is the best feeling.”

    Stefanie Chavez

  • Bloody Valentine Drive
    Clubs & Organizations, Legends, Student Life

    Bloody Valentine Drive

    Vicky Arguello, Writer

    February 26, 2018

    Downey High School’s Power 4 Period Club held their Bloody Valentine Drive from Jan. 22 through Feb. 15. The club collected pads, tampons, panty...

    Power for Periods, the club behind the Bloody Valentine drive, includes a handful of students and English teacher, Ms. Simpson. The club came into fruition in late 2017 and began to fundraise for women in need of health care products during their menstrual cycle.

    Rita Magana

  • AP Environmental Science Field Trip 2018
    Clubs & Organizations, Student Life

    AP Environmental Science Field Trip 2018

    Brenda Melara, Writer

    February 14, 2018

    A selected group of students taking the class of AP Environmental Science joined by six chaperones went to Yosemite National Park on January 14 for their an...

    (Photo courtesy of Mr. Kim) Matt Loftis, Chaperone Matt Loftus was one of the chaperones for the trip this year and last year. When asked him what had been his favorite part of the trip this year this was his response: “All of you guys [the students] are different each of you have different personalities and that has been my favorite thing,” Loftis said. “Seeing you guys and see how you interact with nature.”

    Brenda Melara

  • Winter Formal 2018 – Attire Talk
    Seniors, Student Life

    Winter Formal 2018 – Attire Talk

    Alexis Gutierrez, Writer

    February 14, 2018

    This year, Downey High's Winter Formal theme was once upon a time. On Saturday night, Jan. 27, Downey students got dressed up and went to Knotts Berry Farm to take ...

    Formal court consists of five female and five male contestants. Formal king was Barak Ross, 12, (middle back) and formal queen was Valeria Corral, 12 (middle front).

    Rita Magana

  • JSA One-Day
    Clubs & Organizations, Student Life

    JSA One-Day

    Jasmine Fernandez, Copy Editor

    February 9, 2018

    Downey High’s JSA debate club held their first One-Day convention on Jan. 20, opening their doors to students from across Southern California.  ...

    Leading the Jan. 20 One-Day convention with president and sophomore Sade Neri (far right), Allyssa Chan, 10, (center right) upholds the responsibility of co-vice president in and out of club meetings. “We tried to advertise the convention as much as possible, spreading fliers to Twitter and social media,” Chan said. “Thankfully, people from our chapter are really enthusiastic and made our first One-Day a success.”

    Jasmine Fernandez

  • Encore Fashion Club x GLAUDI
    Clubs & Organizations, Community, Student Life

    Encore Fashion Club x GLAUDI

    Ysabelle Canilao, Writer

    January 29, 2018

    The Encore Fashion Club held a fashion show on Jan. 12 presented the line made by Johana Hernandez called GLAUDI. Johana Hernandez, the designer and fou...

    During the Q & A, Johana Hernandez, the Creator of Glaudi’s, talks about her inspirations to create a certain clothing piece and what she tries to do for her clients. “When designing, I think about them [students] as celebrities,” Hernandez said. “We have a dress for every girl and I get inspired by each and every girl. It’s always about who’s wearing it.”

    Marcos Reyes

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March 21, 2018

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February 23, 2018

Chicken Tender

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  • Power Outage in Southern Downey March 30, 2018
  • Downey High School Students Protest Gun Violence March 20, 2018
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Downey High School Students Protest Gun Violence

March 20, 2018

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Satire in Movies

March 28, 2018

Discrimination in Silicon Valley

March 23, 2018

The Issue of Gun Control

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