The Downey Legend

Out of the light and into the dark

Kathy Ochoa, Writer

February 10, 2012

On February 27 the black light rally was held in the gym to honor the winter sports. For Downey High this has been a tradition for years and its one of the most anticipated rallies of the school year. In previous black light assemblies, the gym would be too crowed so it was decided two separate events...

Cheer Clinic

Little girls of all ages are being taught the principles of cheer by both the Varsity and Junior Varsity Lady Vikes through the Cheer Clinic program which performed during the Oct. 1 football game against Bell High School at Allen Lane Stadium. The young blonde twins stole the show that night with their enthusiasm about cheer and touching smiles.

Elizabeth Contreras

October 18, 2010

Opportunities arose for young girls in kindergarten through eighth grade on Sept. 25 as the Viking cheerleaders volunteered their time to teach them the fundamentals of cheerleading. There were a total of 94 girls who were split into cheer and dance groups where they switched half way through the day. “It’s...

Cheer’s secret weapon

Eileen Castle

December 2, 2009

Enrique Curiel takes a stand and bends the stereotypical image of what a cheerleader at Downey High is. It has been 7 years since Downey had a male cheerleader, and Curiel is the perfect candidate to break that trend. “I can’t even remember how long it’s been, but I can recall in 1985 there...

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