The Downey Legend

The Day it All Went Lonely

Cesar Lopez, Writer March 14, 2023

The school halls screamed with joy by kids enthusiastic about getting two weeks off from school. Little did we know what was ahead of us after March 13, 2020. Not stepping on campus until almost a year...

Looking Forward to the New School Year

Angelina Andrade, Writer October 7, 2022

After the last couple of years of Covid being on everyone's radar and keeping everyone cautious, it finally seems like we are all able to move past the pandemic. Things seem to be going back to normal,...

How Teachers are Dealing with Mass COVID-19 Related Absences

Samantha Ramirez, Writer January 31, 2022

As of late, Downey High School along with high schools across the state are being heavily affected by a surge in Coronavirus cases. Prior to California’s K-12 schools going out for winter break, the...

Should Downey High School Shut Down or Remain Open?

Catherine Quinones, Writer January 31, 2022

For the past two years, the lengthy pandemic has festered worldwide, bringing a model of uncertainty for what the future might hold. However, just as we thought we would be able to return to some normalcy,...

New COVID-19 Isolation Rules

Deborah Diaz, Photographer January 31, 2022

Interesting Facts “People with COVID-19 should be isolated for 5 days and if they are asymptomatic or their symptoms are resolving.”   “People who are unvaccinated or are more than...

The Covid Antigen Tests

Angelina Andrade, Writer January 28, 2022

With the recent spike in Covid cases around the country, the state of California has tried to get a better handle on the issue by providing each student within the state with a Covid Antigen test. These...

Concerned but not sure, Kristen Zuniga, 12, thinks there is a low chance of there being another world wide pandemic. In hopes that authorities will enforce more restrictions in the future so we are able to go back to our everyday living. “I hope people will take it seriously,” Zuniga stated. “Seeing how Covid-19 effected everyone’s lives and how serious it still is”

New Pandemic?

Deborah Diaz, Photographer October 18, 2021

As the word slowly spreads around, there is a possibility that a new pandemic (any type of new disease can occur), something similar to COVID-19. This new pandemic can be worse. Animal-to-human disease...

Horror Nights: Is it Safe?

Fatima Garcia, Writer September 28, 2021

After a year and a half of public attractions being closed, ongoing mask mandates and even limitations of human contact due to a pandemic, society is finally starting to get back on its feet. One of the...

LAUSD making Vaccines mandatory- Informational

Deborah Diaz, Photographer September 27, 2021

 Los Angeles Unified School District has approved COVID-19, for 12 year olds and older. ABC News states “The plan requires students age 12 and older who take part in in-person programs to have a...

Long Term Symptoms of Covid-19

Jaclyn Urzua , Videographer April 29, 2021

It has been over a year since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. It hit the U.S. in late Feb. and caused a serious shutdown. At the time, many researchers were trying to figure out the information behind...

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