The Downey Legend

Murals

Dennise Reynoso, Writer

May 25, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts & Entertainment, Student Life

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 of the halls for passing students to view the large scale illustrations.   Each year t...

Unknown Wilting by Andres Flores

Nicole Estrada, Writer

May 25, 2018


Filed under Seniors, Student Life

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 Student Art Show. Flores ended up winning second place for his work “Unknown Wiliting,” cr...

Downey’s Post-it Contest Recreation

Vanessa Carrillo, Co-Business Manager

April 9, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts & Entertainment, Clubs & Organizations, Student Life

'For the past two years students from Ms. Berumen, Mrs. Carbajal, Ms. Cordova, Mrs. Joest, Ms. Nikaj and Mrs. Puente have all been collaborating with each other every year in a post-it art show. Downey Highs’ J building has been covered with over 1,432 post-it drawings, all being left out for display ...

Stay Gallery Hosts Pop-Up Show with Female Entrepreneurs

Dennise Reynoso, Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts & Entertainment, Community

The Stay Gallery, Downey’s own local art gallery, recently hosted a pop-up shop on March 31, which was comprised of products made and sold by local female entrepreneurs. A variety of retailers were present, selling beauty, skin care and fashion merchandise.   Erika Gonzalez, the owner of the boutique Gy...

Shia LaBeouf Art Stunt

Fatima Rosas, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016


Filed under Art, Arts & Entertainment

29-year-old actor, director, and performing artist, Shia LaBeouf collaborates with artist Nastja Sade Rönkkö, on Feb. 19 from 9A.M, to 9A.M. on Feb. 20. Their latest art project #ELEVATE, which consisted of standing in an elevator at Oxford University for 24 hours. Small groups were invited and participate,...

Used To Love You

Amanda Davila, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Three years after her hit single No Doubt’s lead singer Gwen Stefani is back on the charts with her new single “Used to Love You.” This single dropped on Tues, Oct. 20, and has had people wondering if this is her way of getting over her split with Gavin Rossdale after thirteen years of being together....

RIGHT TO Live – Stories Without Borders

RIGHT TO Live – Stories Without Borders

Sabrina Picou, Staff Writer

April 29, 2015


Filed under Community

On Fri, Apr. 17, at 8 p.m., Stay Gallery showcased Virginia Yunes’s photographs of her travels through third world countries such as Brazil and Africa. Her photographs represent her message of looking at the world without borders; the idea that with intolerance in the world, she believes we need to...

Paying their respects

Paying their respects

Carlos Garcia, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014


Filed under Community

On Sunday, Nov. 2, the community and families of Downey gathered together at the second annual Downey Día de los Muertos Art Festival, at the Downey Civic Theatre, to remember and pray for friends and family who have lost their lives. Although the festival started at 11 a.m., the opening ceremony...

Five Questions with Regina Leedy

Five Questions with Regina Leedy

Joey Flores, News Editor

March 27, 2013


Filed under Five Questions With...

Four-year ceramics student Regina Leedy, 12, has fallen in love with sculpting and the creativity that comes along with it.   Q1: Why did you choose to stay in the class for four years? A1: Well really, it was like, you know how there’s some teachers that you don’t really like and there...

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