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Registration to Senior Year
February 27, 2024

Class of 2025, the time has come: registration for senior year is here! This means some of us will have a free period, some will be TAs, and others will have a packed schedule.  There...

Botany in Downey High
Arianna Dominguez, Writer • February 9, 2024
DHS Writing Center
Giselle Reyes, Illustrator • February 9, 2024
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History of Girl Scout Cookies
History of Girl Scout Cookies
Alyssa Gin, Writer • February 27, 2024

Each and every year from January to March, Girl Scouts from all over the world sell cookies, an annual tradition that has been going on for over a hundred years.  The...

Mariachi Bakery Review
Giselle Reyes, Illustrator • February 9, 2024
Different Winter Holidays
Angelina Andrade, Copy Editor • February 7, 2024
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Show Recommendations  
Angelina Andrade, Copy Editor • December 13, 2023

Nowadays, people are constantly staring at screens, from having to use any sort of technology for school, work, or any sort of personal enjoyment and entertainment. Children from the ages of 11-14 are...

Pumpkin Drinks are Back!
Arianna Dominguez, Writer • November 29, 2023
Priscilla
Sofia Basulto and Alyssa Gin November 27, 2023
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End of the 2023-2024 School Year!
Congrats to the Class of 2024 for Graduating
The Hunger Game: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes
Sofia Basulto and Alyssa Gin February 9, 2024

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes, based on the novel The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes by Suzanne Collins, released on November 17, 2023. The book was published on May 19, 2020,...

Mean Girls (2024)
Sofia Basulto and Alyssa Gin February 6, 2024
Big As the What
Alexis Cazares, Photographer • December 13, 2023
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Dodgers Upset
Dodgers Upset
Alanis Martinez, Copy Editor • November 28, 2023
Post View SoFi Stadium Game
Post View SoFi Stadium Game
Alexis Cazares, Photographer • November 28, 2023
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Groundhog Day!
Groundhog Day!
Giselle Reyes, Illustrator • February 27, 2024
2023 Groundhog Day?
2023 Groundhog Day?
Lauren Silva, Illustrator • February 16, 2024
SLIM Moon Lander
SLIM Moon Lander
Giselle Reyes, Illustrator • February 9, 2024
Mariachi Bakery Review
Mariachi Bakery Review
Giselle Reyes, Illustrator • February 9, 2024
Concert on The Lawn
Concert on The Lawn
Giselle Reyes, Illustrator • December 13, 2023
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Atmospheric River in California
Christopher Armenta, Writer • February 27, 2024

Storms can have damaging effects on communities and in general mobilize all resources to protect citizens from catastrophic events, such as those that occurred on February...

Maine Shooting
Travis Padilla, Writer • February 11, 2024
Closure of I-10 Freeway
Christopher Armenta, Writer • February 9, 2024
Conflict in Ecuador
Christopher Armenta, Writer • February 7, 2024
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The Newsies Guide to The Perfect Holiday Gift
The Newsies Guide to The Perfect Holiday Gift
Desteni Vega, Social Media Manager • December 6, 2023

All About Mr. Cooke
Christopher Armenta, Writer • September 28, 2023
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Archives
Phone Addictions
Maribel Magdaleno, Writer • November 28, 2023

You may wonder why people have phone addictions. I will explain to you why many people have phone addictions and what causes phone addictions. And how we can help the people...

Manleaders: Why the Name Change?
Angelina Andrade, Copy Editor • March 24, 2023
NF- Hope
NF- Hope
Anthony Torrez, Podcaster • March 13, 2023
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Atmospheric River in California
Christopher Armenta, Writer • February 27, 2024

Storms can have damaging effects on communities and in general mobilize all resources to protect citizens from catastrophic events, such as those that occurred on February...

Different Winter Holidays
Angelina Andrade, Copy Editor • February 7, 2024
Snow Storms/Blizzards
Maribel Magdaleno, Writer • February 6, 2024
Possible Ban on Food Dyes
Christopher Armenta, Writer • November 28, 2023
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Meet the DL Staff
Giselle Reyes
Giselle Reyes
Illustrator

Bringing new artistic aspects to the Downey Legend, first-year illustrator, Giselle Reyes, 12, plans on expressing her art into forms of news. Spending her final year of high school on staff, she hopes...

Downey vs. Warren Football Game
Downey vs. Warren Football Game
Josemaria Marquez, Videographer • February 11, 2024

73 Questions with Mr. Kraus
Josemaria Marquez, Videographer • February 11, 2024
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The Truth of Fetanyl
Madeline Hidalgo and Zinadin Rosales February 15, 2024
The Five Love Languages
Madeline Hidalgo, Editor-in-Chief • September 28, 2022
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