The Downey Legend

Prom 2011: Vintage Hollywood

Prom 2011: Vintage Hollywood

Girls in bright, sequined dresses and boys in black tuxedos streamed into the Global Theatre at Universal Studios on Friday, May 13, for a glamorous night of dining and dancing. Students dressed in classic...

Music of the night

Music of the night

Leila Rasas, Staff Writer May 27, 2011

In their last performance of the year, the music program held its Spring Concert in the Downey High Theatre, on May 18, to showcase the Concert Band and Wind Ensemble. The evening started off with Concert...

ASB is set for the new school year: 2011-2012

ASB is set for the new school year: 2011-2012

John Franco, Staff Writer May 27, 2011

As the school year comes to end, the Associated Student Body conducted their annual recruitment of new student leaders. The new ASB consisted of Cabinet and class representative offices, who were the...

Downey Street Fair

Downey Street Fair

Roy Mendoza and Irene Luna May 11, 2011

Downey’s very own Marching Band performed at the 18th Annual Downey Street Faire, which was held on Sat. May 7 from 9 to 5 p.m. on Brookshire Avenue right next to Downey High School.  Marching up and...

JSA wins Chapter of the Year

JSA wins Chapter of the Year

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif May 11, 2011

The Downey High chapter of the Junior Statesmen of America was named the 2011 SoCal Chapter of the Year on Sunday, April 17, at their annual Spring State convention, at the Hilton Hotel at LAX.  The SoCal...

Yearbook wins NSPA Pacemaker Award

Yearbook wins NSPA Pacemaker Award

Roy Mendoza, Co-Editor-in-Chief/Copy Editor 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...

And the Viking Award goes to...

And the Viking Award goes to…

Parents, students, and teachers alike came together on Thurs, April 27 to honor students’ achievements in various academic categories in the Downey Theater for the 2011 Viking Awards. The nominees had...

Boys v. Girls rally

Boys v. Girls rally

Students gathered in the gym on April 11 for the Girls vs. Boys Spring sports rally. The assembly featured the season's featured sports and held fun filled competitions that would exemplify the winning...

Open house

Open house

Roy Mendoza, Copy Editor April 15, 2011

In order to initiate the Spring Season, the annual, school-wide Open House was hosted on April 14 across campus. For students and staff that participated in this event, it was much more then a chance...

Garden forms into center for nutrition and home for animals

Garden forms into center for nutrition and home for animals

Sarah Menendez, Editor in Chief April 15, 2011

The farm-like garden secluded behind S-building adopted two pigs last week into the growing family of crops and animals on campus. What began as a collaboration between Mr. Houts and Botany and Biology...

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