The Downey Legend

Beyoncé’s Formation

Lidia Rios, Public Relations Manager February 26, 2016

Debuting as No. 2 on the Billboard Chart, and surprising all her fans Beyoncé released her new single “Formation,” on February 6, the day before her mesmerizing Super B owl performance. “Formation”...

“I want to go on to be a Pathologist and hopefully on to NASA”

Amanda Davila and Beatrice Peña February 10, 2016

As he prepares himself for college Yanni Ramirez, 11, strives for success in school and in the community in hopes of reaching his future goals.

“My goal is to… have her [Mrs. Cordova] commend me for some work…”

Alyssa Vega and Julissa Villalobos February 10, 2016

Jarred Aldaco, 12, talks about his experiences in photography and hopes to pursue his goal in Mrs. Cordova’s Advanced Photo class.

“First bird we shot, we almost threw up.”

Alex Castillo and Brandon Guerrero February 3, 2016

Mr. Witkin and Mr. Thompkins talk about their hunting trips within the past few months along with some memorable moments and their long-time appreciation for nature and the many things it has to offer.

“I felt like I left [cheer] on a high note.”

Sabrina Picou and Fernando Mandujano February 3, 2016

Quiairah Perkins, 12, explains why she was in cheer her first three years of high school but decided to take it easy and not return to cheer her senior year.

The Weeknd “Low life” featuring Future

Chelsea Mendoza, Staff Writer / Photographer January 15, 2016

Capping the end of 2015, Future and The Weeknd released an early Christmas gift on Soundcloud, in which Future was featured in The Weeknd’s new single “Lowlife”. The collaboration was a nice mixture...

Run, Run, Run

Montze Mendoza , Staff Writer December 14, 2015

The seven-member hip-hop group, BTS, released a music video on several media outlets for their first single “Run” off of their new mini-album The Most Beautiful Moment In Life, Part 2 on Nov. 29. During...

Eagles of Death Metal’s ‘I Love You All the Time’

David Beltran, Staff Podcaster December 14, 2015

After a campaign set up by the French fans to get Eagles to number one on the U.K. iTunes Rock chart with their cover of Duran Duran’s ‘Save A Prayer’. The band is calling for artists all over the...

A Warren High School  “Rapper” released a diss track called “Quack to Quack” on Sunday the 18, to Mock Downey High through via social media. This created a bigger rivalry that’s been going on for years.


Amanda Davila, Staff Writer November 6, 2015

Rivalry week comes quickly for students at Downey and Warren High School, but this year it took a twist, during the week of Oct. 19 through the 23, as school spirit was everywhere in the halls of both...

I Can Make Your Hot-line Bling

Beatrice Peña , Staff Photographer October 21, 2015

From homecoming proposals to marimba ringtones and even to Spanish covers on Twitter, the legendary Drake has done it once again. “Hotline Bling” dropped in the summer on July 31, and has had an immense...

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