The Downey Legend

This fundraising event not only allowed the crowd to have a good time but also allowed for the players on the teams to enjoy a fun, friendly, competitive game. Cameron Ramirez, 10, from “Men in Black”, reveals his favorite parts of participating in the tournament. 

“I liked meeting the new people on my team, and the game itself was fun and intense,” Ramirez said. “I liked the audience a lot, it was also very cool to watch the other teams play. I thought it was fun and something I would do again.”

2022 Dodgeball Tournament . . . Canceled!

Jocelyn Gonzalez and Ximena Solorzano April 6, 2022

To further elaborate on the poor sportsmanship incident and why there was no official winner declared, the school’s baseball team decided to divide into different teams; two teams included just baseball...

Women’s History Month: An Interview with Ms.Neria

Gina Campos, Photographer March 31, 2022

Making its way from Women’s History Day, to Women’s History Week, the celebration of Women’s History now stands internationally recognized through the entirety of March in the United States, United...

Downey’s 2022 Senior Shades Day

Denise Rodriguez and Miranda Ortiz March 22, 2022

Downey High School hosts Senior Day every 22nd of the month to make seniors feel involved and special for their last year of high school. On March 22, 2022, the theme was bring your senior shades.    Hailey...

MLB Lockout is Now Over

Jocelyn Gonzalez, Copy Editor March 21, 2022

As of March 10, 2022, Major League Baseball (MLB) and Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) have officially ended the 2021-22 season lockout, which took place for 99 days. The lockout first...

The Power of Poetry: The Writing Center’s 6th Annual Poetry Slam

The Power of Poetry: The Writing Center’s 6th Annual Poetry Slam

Maya Mercado-Garcia, Editor-In-Chief February 27, 2022

At Downey High School, each year the Writing Center hosts their annual Poetry Slam where writers, students, and creatives come together to perform and showcase their own poetry as well as the poetry of...

Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show Reactions

Jocelyn Gonzalez, Copy Editor February 15, 2022

One of the most anticipated sporting events occurred on February 13, 2022 at the SoFi Stadium located in Inglewood, California. This year the Los Angeles Rams and Cincinnati Bengals competed against each...

Students’ Experiences on Winter Formal

Jocelyn Gonzalez, Copy Editor February 5, 2022

Despite the rise of Covid-19, Downey was able to host Winter Formal with a few accommodations. This dance, which took place on January 29, 2022 at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, only had...

Last Semester of High School: A Deeper Look

Jessica Arellano and Monica Luna February 2, 2022

Downey’s 2022 seniors  have been fortunate enough to have a senior year without any shutdowns, compared to the class of 2020 and 2021. With this being their last year of high school, many seniors...

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