The Downey Legend

  • DHS College Fair
  • Meet Me By The Bayou
  • Downey High’s Annual Blood Drive
  • Downey Food and Music Festival
  • Serena Williams: Right or Wrong?
  • Downey High Blood Drive
  • ERWC Expert Projects
  • DHS College Fair
    Community, Student Life

    DHS College Fair

    Adrian Soto, Writer

    November 13, 2018

    Due to the student interest in pursuing education after high school, Downey High School hosted the annual District Wide College Fair on Oct. 23 from 6 ...

    Wanting to find more information about various colleges, Emely Velasquez, 12, attended the DUSD College Fair on Oct. 23 at the Allen Layne Stadium. “The college representatives were there to answer any questions I had,” Velasquez said. “The representatives helped inform me about their colleges.”

    Brianne Galindo

  • Meet Me By The Bayou
    Spirit, Student Life

    Meet Me By The Bayou

    Sebastian Cornejo, Business Manager

    October 24, 2018

    The Vikings faced Dominguez High on Oct. 5 and won the Homecoming pink game with a score of 56-20. The following day, the Homecoming dance took place at ...

  • Downey High’s Annual Blood Drive
    Student Life

    Downey High’s Annual Blood Drive

    Vanessa Carrillo, Business Manager

    October 10, 2018

    Downey filled the gym on Friday, Sept. 28 for the annual blood drive. Throughout the day, students were excused from their classes to head over to th...

    Downey High School hosts its annual Fall Blood drive on September 27 where Kirsten Rodriguez, 12, has donated a pint of blood. “I feel that the blood drive is really important cause it helps those who need it,” Rodriguez said. “I’m hoping my blood goes to someone in need.”

    Andrew Vega

  • Downey Food and Music Festival
    Community

    Downey Food and Music Festival

    Lukas Luna, Writer

    October 5, 2018

    The city of Downey held its sixth annual International Food and Music Festival on Sept. 15. The free event, which went from 4:00 p.m to 10:00 p.m, featured...

    Promoting her business, Elisa Kadoda (left), talks about what she thinks is unique and different about the Food and Music Festival on Downey Ave between 4th and 5th street on Sept. 15. “It helps people widen their variety of their food and taste palate,” Kadoda said. “They get to try different kinds of cuisine and food from around the world.”

    Xenia Pena

  • Serena Williams: Right or Wrong?
    News, Sports, Student Life

    Serena Williams: Right or Wrong?

    Nicole Alvarez, Writer

    October 2, 2018

    On September. 8, Serena Williams lost to Japanese tennis player, Naomi Osaka, in a heart racing match. Williams famously known as renowned tennis player,...

    Two year tennis player Victoria Lizano, 10, had strong views on the Serena Williams U.S. Open incident and was willing to share them. “Although she wasn’t cheating,” Lizano stated, “she still went against the code of violation.”

    Gilberto Jijon

  • Downey High Blood Drive
    Community, Student Life

    Downey High Blood Drive

    Hector Diaz, Writer

    May 1, 2018

    Last week on Friday, April 13, Downey High students participated in the annual blood drive that took place at the gym on campus. Students volunteered ...

    Being a blood donor for two years, Kaithlyn Pineda, 11, gives helpful tips to those donating blood. “Don’t be scared of the needle, make sure you eat before you donate. You might pass out if you don’t,” Pineda said. “Also if your iron level is too low in one finger, ask to check the other finger to make sure you don’t miss out on the opportunity to help others.”

    Vanessa Carrillo

  • ERWC Expert Projects
    Seniors, Student Life

    ERWC Expert Projects

    Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager

    May 1, 2018

    Each year, seniors currently taking ERWC are required to choose a topic that fascinates them  to research throughout the course of the school year and p...

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October 10, 2018

Expectation vs. Reality: Comics

Expectation vs. Reality: Comics

October 10, 2018

UMPF!

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October 5, 2018

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  • The Striking Vikings Begin Competition Season November 13, 2018
  • DHS College Fair November 13, 2018
  • GlennFest Film Festival October 10, 2018
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Mr. Glasser and Mrs. Neria Start College Counseling Program

October 4, 2018

Downey High’s Annual Food Drive

Downey High’s Annual Food Drive

October 2, 2018

Mrs. Carlson is recognized as Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Carlson is recognized as Teacher of the Year

May 15, 2018

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Cristiano Ronaldo Rape Allegations
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Kavanaugh Confirmed: A Matter of Due Process or Prejudice?

October 29, 2018

The Undeniable Obsession with Apple

October 12, 2018

What Happened in Nicaragua?

May 17, 2018

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