The Downey Legend

Subtle Summer

Subtle Summer

Hanna Suarez, Editor-in-Chief

June 21, 2012

With the arrival of summer comes the preparations for warm and fun-filled hours of leisure. Those who spend their break socializing outside of their homes will be wary of hot summer fashion trends that will liven up their wardrobes and spirits.   Popular stores like H&M, Forever 21, and...

HOPE brings a message

HOPE brings a message

Gustavo Ramirez, Opinions Editor

May 11, 2012

Following the popularity of the KONY 2012 video, the DHS Helping Other People Everywhere (HOPE) Club journeyed to the office of U.S. Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard on Friday, April 26, in order to help initiate action towards the crisis in Uganda. HOPE came about as a response to the tragedies...

Taking on the big leagues

Taking on the big leagues

Gustavo Ramirez, Opinions Editor

April 27, 2012

Heading off to the LAX Hilton on April 13, was Downey High’s JSA chapter attended Spring State, a formal debate convention, to win awards and show off their skills. In total, thirty people attended from DHS, including JSA Adviser Mr. Armendariz, President Alejandro Lomeli, and member Caleb Mukathe....

New school year, new leaders

Zaira Zamora, Writer

April 6, 2012

In an attempt to attain votes for their election, a caucus was held for the ASB office candidates on Thursday, March 22 in the school gym, during fourth period. The positions available included ASB president, ASB vice-president, class presidents, vice-presidents, secretary, and treasurer. Voting took...

Out with the old, in with the new

Out with the old, in with the new

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif

October 12, 2011

The campus filled with members of the community, parents, students, and faculty as Back-to-School Night rolled around once again on Wednesday, Sept. 21 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.  Class blocks for students and parents began at 6:00 p.m., and an organized bell schedule prompted parents and students to the...

Stepping through the past

Stepping through the past

Gustavo Ramirez, Opinions Editor

October 12, 2011

Revving up the school spirit, ASB sponsored a regressive decade-themed Spirit Week from Sept. 19-21 to pump kids full of Downey pride. Inspired by a tentative idea of a 50s Rally, the Downey High ASB resolved to start off the school year with a brief look at the past. The week started off on Monday...

Leaders of the upcoming school year

Leaders of the upcoming school year

Brandon Pineda, News Editor and Angelica Co, Staff Writer

April 4, 2011

With only a few months left of school, the Associated Student Body conducted their election from March 29-31 in search for the next year’s executive board members and class officers.  The cabinet positions are president, vice-president, secretary, and treasurer, while the class officers include a...

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