The Downey Legend

Viking Marching Band Moves to AA

Francesca Ortiz, Writer

November 26, 2018

On Nov. 3, the Downey High School Marching Band and Colorguard competed at the Chino Band Review/Field Tournament. The band placed first in their division which qualified them to move into the AA division, the highest division a band can compete in. This is the first time that the band has been able to ...

5 Questions with Paulina Redford

On Feb. 21, the Downey High School varsity colorguard team received third place at the Winter Guard International Colorguard Regionals in Riverside. They are the first colorguard team in Downey High history to place in the WGI regionals.

Leslie Ruiz, Business Team

March 11, 2015

Senior Paulina Redford, co-captain of Downey High School’s color guard, talks about what it is like to be the first varsity color guard team in Downey High’s history to place first in the Winter Guard International Regional Riverside Competition. Q1: What was it like knowing you and your team...

To the beat of their own drums

The varsity colorguard team performs their 2015 winterguard show titled, Aphrodite on Feb. 8 in the gym. “Performing is fun because you get to be with your friends,” Roa stated.

Celine Spence, Public Relations

February 18, 2015

On Sunday, Feb. 8, in the DHS gym, the Downey High School color guard and percussion hosted their annual Parent Preview to perform their winter season shows for friends and family.   With friends and family watching in the audience, the nerves of the performers were running high.   Senior...

Music on the road

Amanda Garcia

February 1, 2010

Rolling their suitcases and carrying their duffle bags the morning of Nov. 20th, members of the Marching Band and Colorguard were ready to hit the road to Fresno, California and compete in the Western Band Association competition where they received 9th place out of 19 bands that competed against th...

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