The Downey Legend

Amigos make a splash

At Downey High’s pool, on June 3, seniors Haley Lueanos, Miriam Castillo and junior Raven Perez, take a swim for the final Amigos Club BBQ of the school year. “The pool party was really fun,” Castillo said. “It was a great time and very relaxing.”

Esther Rodriguez, Parents & Teachers Section Editor

June 16, 2015

On Wed., June 3, the DHS Amigos hosted their first ever Amigos Pool Party at the Downey Aquatics Center.   The Amigos met at the pool during their third period and came together to eat, swim and socialize. As the last event of the school year, many seniors took this time to reflect on their...

DHS Amigos third year kick off BBQ

On Thursday, Oct. 24, Tailer Villarreal, 10, dances with Luis Rodriguez,11, at the third annual amigos barbeque. “They’re so sweet,” Villarreal said. “I always have fun dancing with the Amigos.”

Lauren Rodriguez, Writer/Student Life Editor

November 1, 2013

The DHS Amigos hosted their first event of the year with a barbeque on Thursday, Oct. 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., behind the Allen Layne Stadium for general and special education students. As soon as students arrived they began dancing to songs such as “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke, “We...

Walking and supporting

Participants from the Arc Walk wait in line in front of Acapulco Mexican Restaurant to get their burritos for lunch after finishing the event. The Arc Walk is an annual event that donates its profits to the disabled who work at The Arc located on Washburn Road.

Gabriela Sanchez, Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 29, 2013

The annual Arc Walk for Independence was held Saturday at 8 in the morning on March 23, at Stonewood Mall where hundreds of people joined together to walk around the city of Downey to honor and show support for the mentally and physically disabled and their opportunities for economic independence. Crowds...

Meeting and greeting as amigos

On October 25, Alicia Lopez, 9, dances at the DHS Amigos Club BBQ in the gym to meet and greet new members. Gathered around each other, club members danced, and played games with balloons to bond with new friends.

Joey Flores, News Editor

October 25, 2012

As an entertaining social gathering for those involved in Amigos Club, a meet and greet barbeque was hosted by advisers on October 25 in the gym. The atmosphere in the gym during the event was in very high spirits. People were dancing, playing games, happily conversing, and having a genuinely good...

DHS Amigos dance unites education

DHS Amigos dance unites education

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

February 29, 2012

DHS Amigos hosted Downey’s first annual Valentine’s Day Dance on Feb. 14 from 11:00 to 1:00, in the gymnasium, for both club members and the special education students. The three advisers for DHS Amigos - Mr. Baker, Ms. Adams, and Ms. Salceda - had hopes of achieving interaction between the general...

Out with the old, in with the new

Out with the old, in with the new

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif

October 12, 2011

The campus filled with members of the community, parents, students, and faculty as Back-to-School Night rolled around once again on Wednesday, Sept. 21 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.  Class blocks for students and parents began at 6:00 p.m., and an organized bell schedule prompted parents and students to the...

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