The Downey Legend

Senior College Acceptances

Erik Damadian, Writer March 29, 2023

After enough stress on applications and deadlines, seniors at Downey High School are over with the process of applying to colleges and universities. Beginning in February and March of 2023, seniors began...

Tips to Cure Senioritis

Abigail Gonzalez, Writer March 27, 2023

As a fellow senior at Downey High, the senioritis disease is neither a joke nor a myth. Senioritis can be described as losing motivation from finishing homework assignments as the time nears for one’s...

EICs of 2024

Natalie Corona, Writer March 27, 2023

As the school year comes to an end, and the seniors graduate from high school, there leave some empty spots in the newspaper cabinet: two of which are the editor-in-chief position. An editor-in-chief manages...

Striking Vikings Back in Season

Erik Damadian, Writer March 19, 2023

Downey High School is home to our very own robotics team, The Striking Vikings. The team's most crucial months have been these most recent ones as they get ready for their competition in Utah. Our robotics...

Teen Court: Follow Up

Angelina Andrade and Jazmin Cantoran March 12, 2023

Teen Court is an organization that helps encourage students who might want to get involved in the field of law to join. It gives students hands-on experiences in the courts of law and explores the world...

Ms. Wilkenfeld [left] and Mrs. Brumfield [right] pose in front of the school’s official student-designed Black Student Union banner.

Black Student Union

Natalie Corona, Writer March 3, 2023

The Black Student Union is a student organization set up this year that provides an environment for students to become educated on Black history and the value Black people have on our society. It’s...


Jocelyn Gonzalez and Ximena Solorzano February 9, 2023

SkillsUSA, whether you’ve heard it or not, is an integral part of Downey High. A nonprofit national education association, they aspire to prepare American students for careers in trade, skilled service...

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