The Downey Legend

Self-Betterment Through Art: The Bright Side Of Quarantine – Part 1

October 22, 2020

I have always turned to art for entertainment, but rarely for anything else. While the odd book or film might inspire something resembling a feeling, I only ever really cared about the unfolding of the...

Expectation Vs Reality

Expectation Vs Reality
March 5, 2020

Downey Dance Day

October 22, 2019

Tape Murals

The finished product can be seen after a little over a week of working on it.
October 16, 2019

The last semester of the 2018-2019 school year was the first time Carbajal had assigned the tape murals, large pieces of art composed completely of tape, and will once again be assigning them. Her...

Post-It Art

Enjoying computer design, Jermey Ortega, 12, is loving the class and bringing that love into Post-it art. Ortega along with three other students completed BMO, a cartoon character, “it was such a cool experience, we struggled to put it together but we overcame the challenge,” Ortega stated.
September 24, 2019

Pet Sematary Reviews

Pet Sematary Reviews
April 29, 2019


May 25, 2018

For several days in the last three weeks of April, students from Intermediate/Advanced Art have participated in the creation of their murals. The artwork was displayed outside the J-Building, in front...

Unknown Wilting by Andres Flores

May 25, 2018

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...

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