The Downey Legend

The Downey High Esports team, known as The Home Slices wins the Esports Championship for the first time in two years against Warren. Mr. Kraus, their coach, gives an insight to his favorite thing about coaching esports. “I love the freedom to let the young people take charge and handle it, and improve, and grow through the sport.” Kraus stated. “It's awesome for them to take advantage of that.”

Esports Ceremony

Valerie Mora, Photographer March 20, 2021

The Future of COVID-19

The Future of COVID-19

Montserrat Gonzalez, Photo Editor March 16, 2021

“March 13 was honestly a very weird day from the start, being that there were rumors about leaving school and such which at the time seemed unlikely to me” Guadarrama said. “I never really anticipated losing all of my senior year.”

March 13th: The Day That Changed Everything

Lukas Luna and Claudette De La Garza March 12, 2021

As strange as it seems now, Covid-19 was once little more than just another piece of bad news. Though reports of it’s spread began to mount, few paid it serious attention. This attitude was shared...

Over quarantine, a lot of new entertainment has been released and being home 24/7 gives some students extra time to binge their favorite shows, so here are some show recommendations from fellow Downey high school students.

Student’s New TV Show Discoveries

Valerie Mora, Photographer March 7, 2021

Having a career that cares for the elderly in nursing homes, Brittany Andrade, Downey resident, knew it was necessary for her to get the vaccine due to the constant proximity she had with those who were susceptible to the virus. “I do recommend the vaccine to my community, just because I might not be susceptible to the symptoms doesn’t mean those around me aren’t,” Andrade stated. “I think this is a selfless thing to do as a young person in the community, if we can do it we should do it for those who may be susceptible to COVID-19 and its symptoms.”

Vaccination: Behind The Scenes

Claudette De La Garza, Photographer February 27, 2021

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