The Downey Legend

Ecology Club Raises Environmental Awareness

Alexis Gutierrez, Amy Garcia, and Eliza Vargas

May 21, 2019

  Downey high’s ecology club held a week long environmental awareness event from Apr 29- May 3. Each day of the week entails a different activity that is related to the environment. Eco club was created in an effort help the evironmental issues caused.   Monday Ecology clu...

Homework: Is it a Help or a Hindrance

Homework: Is it a Help or a Hindrance

Lukas Luna and Gilberto Jijon

May 17, 2019

It is far too common to find high school students swamped with a seemingly insurmountable workload. Unfortunately, Downey High School is no different. In an attempt to enlighten her younger students to this problem, English teacher Mrs. Roveri has assigned some of her sophomores to write an essa...

The Psychology in Human Trafficking

Adrian Soto, Writer

May 17, 2019

On April 18, Downey High School was host to Dr. Laura Dryjanska and her team of graduate students who lead the event “Human Trafficking and Psychological Science”. The Stop the Traffick club organised the event for the Biola University Professor (who is the one answering the following questions) in the...

High School Nation Visits Viking Nation

High School Nation Visits Viking Nation

Oscar Flores and Jasmine Fernandez

April 30, 2019

As a part of their country-wide tour across the U.S, High School Nation stopped by Downey High School for a concert during fifth period on March 29.  The concert was a surprise to the majority of the staff, with administration being notified two days prior to the event and the student body a day before the c...

The Conspiracy of Our English Classes

The Conspiracy of Our English Classes

Adrian Soto and Amy Garcia

April 15, 2019

  Flat earths, fake moon landings, and a new world orders are all concepts people believe or disbelieve.  These ideas are commonly called conspiracy theories, an idea that a secret and often malicious organization/individuals are responsible for some action event. As the school year is end...

Jazz 1: Irvine Competition

Jazz 1: Irvine Competition

Diego Martinez, Writer

April 10, 2019

On the weekend of March 15, the Downey High Jazz 1 Band attended the annual Irvine Jazz Competition. The Jazz 1 combo A and B group players practiced tirelessly and are satisfied with their performances.   Sophomore guitarist in Jazz 1, Ivan Cuevas, worked really hard to make sure he did his best on st...

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