The Downey Legend

Open House

Open House

Jazmyn Contreras, Comic Artist

March 27, 2019


Filed under Comics, Multimedia

College Visits at Downey High School

Vicky Arguello, Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Seniors, Student Life

Now that the application submission period for college has opened, universities like Oregon State and Loyola Marymount are visiting the Downey High School campus in A 201 after school to provide information for all students who are interested about their schools and the admission process.   ...

“This Place Has History”

Aimee-Nicole Torres

February 16, 2016


Filed under Podcast

In Downey High’s X building, Biology teacher Mr. Zuniga shares the great things about being a teacher here at Downey, Feb. 1.

Ball is life

Ball is life

Irania Quintero, News Section Editor

March 10, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

As the 2014-2015 school year continues, Downey High School’s athletes have been receiving news about their official signing and commitment to four-year universities for the sports they play. Colleges all across the country expressed their interests and an athlete’s official signing proved their mutual...

Up next, Los 5

Vivian Buenrostro, Writer

May 3, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Top Stories

Los 5 is a recently contracted Latin pop band that was discovered during their evening performance in the Lowes Hotel lobby in Downtown Hollywood. One of the five members happens to be Hector Rodriguez—their bass guitar player, a junior at Downey High School.   Before heading out to the...

The past and present champions of Downey High

The past and present champions of Downey High

Marilyn Ramirez, Copy Editor

February 25, 2013


Filed under News

Since the CIF Championship football team has been history in the making, Coach Jack Williams, Stay Gallery Founder Valentin Flores Rogel, the Booster Club, and the Downey Alumni Association hosted Alumnight on Feb. 21 at 6:00 p.m. to promote the team and show their appreciation to the CIF Champions of...

A little dream

A little dream

Kaylee Camacho, Writer

November 15, 2012


Filed under Art, Arts & Entertainment

Since the very young age of 5, senior, Amber Gonzalez has always loved art and known it was her passion, when she painted her first painting at the age of 5 and although she has no particular style, she paints primarily abstract artwork using watercolor. Gonzalez usually doesn’t start painting with...

Tragedy on Cleta Street

Tragedy on Cleta Street

Kaylee Camacho, Public Relations Manager/Writer

October 29, 2012


Filed under News

On the morning of Oct. 24, five people were shot - three killed and two wounded - in Downey, on Cleta St. The first three victims were shot at a business on Lakewood Blvd. and Cleta St. The second shooting was at a nearby house where two other victims were shot as well. Students became aware of the passing...

Marching it out

Marching it out

Gabriela Sanchez, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 27, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Music

The Battle of the Bands presented a fierce, but friendly competition on Oct. 4, at the Allen Layne Stadium, where the marching band and color guard competed against rival Warren High School, and fought until the last note was played, in hopes of defeating the Bears and gaining the shiny trophy.   Excitement...

Spreading pink beyond the campus

Spreading pink beyond the campus

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

October 9, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

No longer just a school event, the annual Dig Pink girls’ volleyball match has spread out much farther over the years, reaching out to the entire Downey community. The girls hosted their game on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7:00 p.m. in the gym, where a flood of pink greeted attendees. The Lady Vikings played...

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