The Downey Legend

Writing Center Expansions

Writing Center Expansions

Jasmine Fernandez, Editor-In-Chief

October 17, 2016

As of the 2016-2017 school year, Downey High School’s Writing Center is open to freshmen, sophomores, and now juniors. Previously, only freshmen and sophomores could access the center, but the resource is now available to the junior class as well.   The Writing Center’s goal is to in...

Basketball Season Continues

Basketball Season Continues

Amanda Davila, Staff Writer

January 21, 2016

Playing against Cal High, on Tuesday, Jan. 5 at 7 p.m., Downey’s boys varsity basketball team add another win to their 13-2 streak making them 14-2.   Cal High made the first points of the night causing the crowd to cheer with supportive words for the DHS players on the court; the bo...

Welcome to the good life

Welcome to the good life

Mireya Navarro, Staff Writer

June 16, 2015

The Downey High School seniors are getting ready to graduate from the 2014-2015 school year and are saying their final farewells to the campus staff, administrators, and friends. From senior portraits, to the very first senior assembly, and finally the last high school dance, seniors have created memories...

Munchin’ at the luncheon

Munchin’ at the luncheon

Irania Quintero, Staff Writer

June 16, 2015

On Wed., Jun. 3, Downey High School’s Creative Foods class and their teacher, Ms. Diane Villa, hosted the annual teacher luncheon, in room A-203, in order to give the students an experience in a food service event.  Teachers on campus are often tied up in their work, from grading papers to making...

Blood drives save lives

Blood drives save lives

Sabrina Picou, Editor-In-Chief

June 15, 2015

On Fri., June, 5 the blood drive was held at Downey High, in the school’s gymnasium, and was hosted by the American Red Cross, which hosts 200,000 blood drives every year. Students and staff participate in this donation annually to help save the lives of those who need blood transfusions, and community...

Huffin’ and puffin’

Huffin’ and puffin’

Mireya Navarro, Staff Writer

June 1, 2015

As the year comes to an end, juniors and seniors who volunteered to play for Powder Puff, took time out of their days to practice for the big game on Friday, May 8, at the Allen Lane Stadium.   The senior girls conditioned and practiced football plays twice a week, for 3 hours, to keep the...

Victims speak out

Victims speak out

Esther Rodriguez, Parents & Teachers Section Editor

May 15, 2015

On Thurs. Apr. 23, D’Lita Miller, the founder of Families Against Sex Trafficking and a former trafficking victim, spoke to Downey High’s Stop the Traffick club and the student body in the theater.   D’Lita Miller is now the mother of 5 children and the founder of F.A.S.T, an organization...

If you can dodge a wrench…

If you can dodge a wrench…

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...

TLC March Madness

March 3, 2015

Downey High participates in the 2015 March Madness fundraiser to raise money for TLC.

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