The Downey Legend

U.C. Decisions Release

Francesca Ortiz, Writer

March 26, 2019


Filed under Seniors, Student Life

Starting March, Downey High School students are starting to receive letters of admission from the public and private universities they applied to in the fall.  Some of the most anticipated results are coming from the University of California (UC) schools, where students plan to attend.  ...

A Week in Yosemite

A Week in Yosemite

Michael Pasaye, Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, Seniors, Student Life, Top Stories

The annual Yosemite trip led by AP Environmental Science teacher Mr. Kim began on Jan. 21 and ended on Jan. 25. The trip consisted of 50 APES students and a few chaperones including: Dr. Quintero, Ms. Foley, Mr. Huber and Mr. Hwang.   The trip began at the Downey High School parking lot w...

Seniors Begin College Applications

Seniors Begin College Applications

Jasmine Fernandez, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2018


Filed under Seniors, Student Life

As with every year’s graduating class, the beginning of the school year brings responsibilities in the form of college applications, essays, scholarships, and financial aid forms. This is no different for the class of 2019, the next Downey High class to begin the application process.   ...

Censorship Felt in ERWC Classes

Lizzy Martinez, Co-Business Manager

May 25, 2018


Filed under Seniors, Student Life

As the school year begins to come to an end, seniors in their CSU Expository Reading and Writing classes, ERWC, are discussing gender and society norms put on genders. The curriculum allows for students to voice their opinion on their current view on society and the toll labels have on a person.   ...

Preparing for College

Valeria Ostorga, Writer

May 25, 2018


Filed under Seniors, Student Life

As of June, most Downey High School graduates will begin their first summer out of high school and soon start college in the fall. Some students have chosen to study far from home while others decide to stay close. With the upcoming change, Downey High School seniors share of how they are preparing for c...

Unknown Wilting by Andres Flores

Nicole Estrada, Writer

May 25, 2018


Filed under Seniors, Student Life

While being in Downey High School’s production of Grease, Andres Flores had to leave before the last show on Friday, May 11 to see whether or not his painting made it to top 5 in the Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Show. Flores ended up winning second place for his work “Unknown Wiliting,” cr...

ERWC Expert Projects

ERWC Expert Projects

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager

May 1, 2018


Filed under Seniors, Student Life, Top Stories

Each year, seniors currently taking ERWC are required to choose a topic that fascinates them  to research throughout the course of the school year and present their findings in a 15 minute long presentation. Because they are not limited to a certain scope of topics, students are free to delve into an issue...

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