The Downey Legend

On Wednesday, June 5, a group of friends look through the 2013-2014 yearbook, You Can Do That, in the gym during the Release Party hosted by this years yearbook staff.  The party had a large turnout; with over 300 tickets sold to students.

A book’s worth of memories

Marilyn Ramirez, Copy Editor/Co-Editor-in-Chief June 12, 2013

Following the eight grueling months of deadlines, the Yearbook staff decided to host its second annual Yearbook Signing Party on Wednesday, June 5, where students received their books almost a week early...

During Open House, students and parents arrive to the gym for the art show to see all the work done by students. The art show is one of my favorite parts about Open House, parent, Stephanie Hernandez said, because the art is very well done and creative.

Opening doors to future vikes

Gabby Sanchez, Co-Editor-In-Chief May 31, 2013

Downey High School held its annual open house on Thursday, May 23 and introduced the incoming freshmen to all clubs and classes, let them watch performances to feel the school’s spirit and allowed current...

On May 9,during the CIF Champions vs. the Faculty, Mr. Glasser lifts his shirt and runs with excitement after scoring a penalty kick. With Glasser’s goal, he helped his team get one step closer to win

Laying it out on the field

Gabby Sanchez, Co-Editor-In-Chief May 21, 2013

The Allen Layne Stadium and its audience witnessed an intense soccer game on Thursday, May 9 where teachers and the CIF champion girls soccer team competed against each other on the field while displaying...

From April 4 to April 7, seniors Jesus Laurean and Zulema Zarate participated in the photography section of the Skills USA state competition in San Diego. Laurean won gold, which is the second year in a row that Downey High won gold in the photography section.

Bringing home the gold

Gabby Sanchez, Co-Editor-In-Chief April 19, 2013

Downey High School students participated in the State Skills USA competition held from April 4 to April 7 in San Diego where they faced three days of intense challenges. The statewide competition gave...

Five Questions with Mr. and Ms. Fuenmayor

Five Questions with Mr. and Ms. Fuenmayor

Mia Dixon-Slaughter, Co-Editor-in-Cheif April 15, 2013

Mr. and Ms. Fuenmayor are father and daughter and both currently teaching at Downey High School. Ms. Cassie Fuenmayor is currently a substitute, for Ms. Kasner, who majored in English in college, and her...

Stopping by the ASB window, Selena Corral, 11, casts her vote for the 2013-2014 ASB Student Council during A lunch. “I helped a friend of mine out by spreading the word on Twitter and Instagram because I feel he would be a great candidate for ASB,” Corral said

Electing for the next school year

Joey Flores, News Editor March 29, 2013

With three months until the end of the year, the next round of elections for ASB positions for the 2013-2014 school year took place from March 26 to March 28.   The candidates are competing...

Five Questions with Parisa Geshti

Five Questions with Parisa Geshti

Mia Dixon-Slaughter, Co-Editor-in-Cheif March 29, 2013

Parisa Geshti, a senior who has been dancing for fifteen years, joined the Miss Downey pageant because of her enjoyment of entertaining audiences.   Q1: When did you start dancing? A1: I...

Five Questions with Regina Leedy

Five Questions with Regina Leedy

Joey Flores, News Editor March 27, 2013

Four-year ceramics student Regina Leedy, 12, has fallen in love with sculpting and the creativity that comes along with it.   Q1: Why did you choose to stay in the class for four years? A1: Well...

On Friday, March 1, senior, Mario Galvan shares his story about battling cancer during the March Madness fundraiser for Relay for Life. Galvan was Homecoming King and a member of the varsity football and varsity soccer teams.

Finding a cure together

Norma Flores, Sports Editor March 15, 2013

4,000 plus students, divided into two assemblies, were rounded up in the gym during second period on March 1 to begin fundraising for Relay For Life. The event, on June 1-2, works toward trying to find...

Five Questions with Nayeli Quintero

Five Questions with Nayeli Quintero

Rodas Hailu, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 13, 2013

Freshman Nayeli Quintero sells cookies in an assortment of flavors, such as chocolate chip with Nutella and Oreo.   Q1: How did you start off baking cookies? A1: My neighbor, Gracia Almanza,...

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