The Downey Legend

Dual Enrollment

Jezabel Perez and Gissel Delgado March 20, 2021

https://soundcloud.com/downeylegend/dual-enrollment

New Wednesday Schedule

Itzel Cabrales, Writer December 1, 2020

Downey High School has altered its Wednesday school schedule. Starting Nov. 4, students will attend fourth-period virtual classes from 8:30-9 a.m., similar to having homeroom. Teachers will now have office...

Mental Health

Jezabel Perez, Podcaster November 15, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/downeylegend/mental-health

Distance Learning ft. Jezabel Perez and Cristina Marquez

Jezabel Perez, Podcaster November 15, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/downeylegend/distance-learning-ft-jezabel-perez-and-cristina-marquez

The Trevor Project Club

Gissel Delgado and Jezabel Perez November 15, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/downeylegend/trevor-project-club

Experienced writers such as Sara Fuentes, graduate, take time out of their day to help students who need advice on how to write better essays or prompts. “It’s a great experience to help students out because I knew I needed help when I was a student,” Fuentes said. “I enjoy giving advice on how to write better because writing is really important for all subjects not just English.”

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...

Mr. Houts Deaf for a Day

February 3, 2016

As the basketball game for Downey begins against Cal High, C.J. Smith, 12, goes up for the jump ball on Jan 5. “It doesn’t matter if you win or lose as long as you give everything in your heart,” Smith said.

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...

After graduating high school on June 17, seniors Martin Ponce and Sabrina Vidrio will be attending community college in the fall of 2015. “Even though our squad is going to different colleges,” Ponce said, “we’re sticking together.” “Yeah, I’m kinda stuck with him,” Vidrio said.

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,...

During B lunch on June 3, Chris Zuniga, 12, along with his classmates, serve teachers lunch, so they can experience what it is like to host a food service event. “It feels really good and cool to be able to make this food for the teachers,” Zuniga stated. “I also feel great that we can bring them joy.”

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...

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