The Downey Legend

End of Dance Team Competition Season

Lizzy Martinez, Co-Business Manager

May 1, 2018

The Downey High Dance team kicked off their competition season on Dec. 9, 2017 with the CADTD Dance Competition. Their season has come to an end with their last competition being the USA Dance Nationals. Previous to Nationals, they placed first place in Large Hip-Hop and second in small jazz and small ...

If You can Dodge a Ball….

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief

March 30, 2018

The dance team held their annual dodgeball tournament on Friday, March 16 at 7 p.m. in the gym. A total of nine teams competed for the grand prize, a trophy.   The game started off with Dodgie Style and the Young Bucks competing for a spot in the next bracket. Dodgie style won, however, ...

If you can dodge a wrench…

Jumping over the ball in the Downey High School gym, Joseph Lopez, 11, and his team compete in the dodge ball tournament on Mar. 6. “The wresting team and I decided, since we didn’t do it last year, we are going to this year,” Lopez said. “I had lots of fun being with my team members.”

Irania Quintero, Staff Writer

March 25, 2015

On Mar. 6, Downey High School’s dance team hosted their annual dodge ball tournament in the gym to fundraise for their team and provide a thrilling experience for the student body. A total of 28 teams participated but only one came out on top to take home the championship trophy. The stuffiness of...

Five Questions with Anthony Munoz

Five Questions with Anthony Munoz

Sara Cabrera, Writer/ Copy Editor

June 14, 2013

Junior Anthony Munoz performed in three numbers during the Dance Review, the annual end of the school year recital, as the only male to perform at this event. He has had a strong passion for dancing since he was a small child, and put his talent to use when he made color guard his freshman year in 2011....

Dance your heart out

At the 2013 Dance Review, the ROP Dance 2 team performs “Missy Beat,” which was choreographed by senior Cassie Garcia.

Mia Dixon-Slaughter, Co-Editor-in-Cheif

May 21, 2013

Downey High’s dance team took the stage alongside the ROP dance classes at the Downey Theatre on Wednesday, May 8, for a showcase of their dance routines that they’ve worked on all year. Samantha Cid, 10, couldn’t wait to perform with her team and the other dancers, knowing how hard they had...

From the field to the dance floor

During the Homecoming game, Justin Huff, 10, makes a touchdown that assists the Vikings win 28 to 12, at the Allen Layne Stadium, on Oct. 26. Huff made 12 out of the 28 points for the Vikings.

Marilyn Ramirez, Copy Editor/Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2012

The Viking football team defeated Dominguez 28-12 at the Homecoming Game on Oct. 26, in order to qualify for the San Gabriel Valley League Championship with an overall record of 5-3 and a league record of 2-1. Pressure was even higher due to a loss to Paramount, 21-17, the previous week.   Similar...

Five Questions with Kayla Roller

Five Questions with Kayla Roller

Kimberly Dominguez, News Editor

April 3, 2012

Q1: What is your title on the dance team? A1: We all have to play a part to pull our own weight in order to make the team an easy and fun process. Just being a senior on the team we have more seniority, but everyone on the dance team has a say and puts in ideas. In other words, we don’t really have...

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...

Flashback to the 50s

Flashback to the 50s

April Rios, Writer/Photographer

October 12, 2011

Dressed in 50s attire, students and staff came together in the gym on September 23 to greet the fall sport teams during the yearly fall rally. The assembly presented by Ralph Regalado as Elvis and Karla Torrencillas as Lucy featured fall sports, various performances and class competitions.   The...

Dance Review comes to Downey

Dance Review comes to Downey

Alejandra Paredes, Student Life Editor

May 11, 2011

Faculty, family, and students gathered on May 4 at the Downey Civic Theater for the annual Dance Review.  The event, planned by Mrs. Patterson, Mrs. Foley and alumni, featured the dancing talents from Downey. Since 2003, Mrs. Patterson and willing aids have been hosting the fabrication with full...

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