The Downey Legend

New California-Mandated Schedule Arrives at DHS

Daniel Aguilera and Erik Damadian September 29, 2022

Heading into the 2022-23 school year,  Downey High Students are coming back after 2 very peculiar years, and with a new bell schedule, students have more changes to face. Governor Gavin Newsom has...

Save California: Vote No On The Recall

Catherine Quinones, Writer September 14, 2021

On Sept. 14, voters in California will make a decision which drastically impacts the future of our state- should Gavin Newsom be recalled from the office of Governor? If 50 percent or more citizens vote...

During quarantine, Jennifer Soto, 12, doesn’t believe reopening everything would be a good idea because everyone continues to get sick. “I think we shouldn’t trust the government because they don’t tell us everything for a reason.” Soto continues, “Trump kept the virus a secret for a long time and the government should be finding a vaccine at this time.”

Reopen California

Carla Vente, Photographer May 18, 2020

California Later Starting School Times

Katherine Portillo, Photographer November 4, 2019

Governor Gavin Newson has signed off on the bill to push back the start time of schools, on Sunday October 13th, 2019. California is the first state in the U.S. to pass a law like this. This law will be...

Brilliant meets wise

Brilliant meets wise

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor March 21, 2012

All throughout the school year, dedication and hard work have emerged from the Vikings who tackle multiple Advanced Placement classes along with various clubs and sports. Despite the tremendous amount...

Gymnastics: A trial of endurance

Gymnastics: A trial of endurance

Jessica Xilo, Parents & Teachers Editor March 21, 2012

A determined athlete and caring teammate, Carlie Norczyk is a gymnast at the American Gymnastics Academy and has competed in both several states and countries throughout her athletic career. At the...

Viking’s very own entrepreneurs

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor February 29, 2012

Whether it is about starting, operating, or maintaining a business, the Regional Occupational Program, Virtual Enterprise, educates students regarding management skills that will assist them with their...

Green monkeys storm Magic Mountain

Green monkeys storm Magic Mountain

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor November 21, 2011

Thousands of Key Club members from California, Nevada, and Hawaii swarmed the Golden Bear Stadium at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Nov. 19 to celebrate the annual Fall Rally. Equipped with thundersticks,...

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