The Downey Legend

Link Crew Tutoring

Jaylene Cardona, Photographer

October 18, 2019

Scooters In Downey?

Scooters In Downey?

Jazmyn Contreras, Illustrator

October 11, 2019

Rancho Los Amigos’ Spinal Cord Injury Games

Rancho Los Amigos’ Spinal Cord Injury Games

Jocelyn Rosillo, Writer

October 8, 2019

Since 2010, Rancho Los Amigos has hosted an annual Spinal Cord Injury Games event. This event showcases the survivors of strokes, major gunshot wounds, etc. and, paraplegic patients’ love for sports.   There were competitive yet friendly games of hockey, rugby, basketball, golf, rock climbing, tenn...

Downey Celebrates 102 years of Dr Mary Stauffer

Lukas Luna, Writer

September 9, 2019

  On Saturday, August 24, Downey’s Columbia Memorial Space Center held a birthday celebration for the now 102 year-old Dr Mary Stauffer. The event lasted from 10am to 5pm, with a reception featuring many prominent community members starting at 11:00 am.     A big focus was put on Project Lead The Way,...

Ecology Club Raises Environmental Awareness

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...

My Take On California Donuts

Francesca Ortiz, Writer

May 1, 2019

As a student, I tend to procrastinate. It is my fault really, but I tend to stay up late on most weekdays, so I never get a chance to rest. Due to my odd hours, I tend to crave late night snacks often. However, it is difficult to find food because most places are not open at the crack of dawn. After ask...

Packing Food for Families in Need

Brianne Galindo, Photographer

April 30, 2019

  Although the Downey community appears to be financially stable, there are always some people who still need help getting essentials that everyone should have. There are some people that want to help the ones that aren’t able to have things they need to support their families. On Apri...

The 55th Carnival of Champions

The 55th Carnival of Champions

Lukas Luna, Writer

April 15, 2019

On March 29, the Downey Unified School District held the 55th annual Carnival of Champions at Warren High School. The event is an athletic competition held between all of the district’s elementary schools.   With its focus on the elementary schools of the district, the carnival helps ...

True Loving Connections: TLC 5K

True Loving Connections: TLC 5K

Adrian Soto, Writer

March 8, 2019

In Downey, there is a program to aid struggling members of the community.  The program, TLC or True Lasting Connections, organized the “2019 Stay Healthy Downey 5K for TLC” marathon run on Feb.23 to fundraise money for their programs.  Members from the Downey community participated and donated the...

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