The Downey Legend

During the weekend of Apr. 9-12, Aron Ramirez, 12, went to Town and Country, a hotel located in San Diego, to participate in the Skills USA competition and advances to the nationals in Lowville, Kentucky.  “It made me feel like a proud papa when all the teams medalled, because I saw that every individuals effort was paid off.”

So you think you have skills?

Natalie Gomez, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor/ Staff Writer May 13, 2015

Over spring break, Downey High’s Quiz Bowl team competed at SkillsUSA, in San Diego, California, where they swept the competition winning gold, silver, and bronze medals and qualified for the national...

Junior, Stephanie Cornejo, watches most of the Oscars at home on Feb.22 where she enjoys the different artist that they show. On her phone she shows The Grand Budapest Hotel, which is a play in which Wes Anderson directed. “He is one my favorite film directors because the style of his films are so different and the colors (cinematography) are so vibrant,” Cornejo said.

The peak of awards season

Sophie Prettyman, Staff Writer March 9, 2015

The 87th annual Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, were on Sunday, Feb. 22. Being the biggest awards show of the film awards season, excited fans and cinephiles all over the world tuned in to watch...

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