The Downey Legend

New Staff at Downey

New Staff at Downey

Andre Lucas, Writer

October 16, 2019

This year, the Downey High School staff welcomes its newest members to the Viking family. A few of the new employees come from diverse backgrounds, such as previously working in law enforcement, at other school districts in Southern California, or in personal training.    Campus secur...

College Visits at Downey High School

Vicky Arguello, Writer

October 18, 2017

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, Community/Parent & Teachers Editor

February 16, 2016

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, Staff Writer

March 10, 2015

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, Co-Editor-in-Cheif

May 3, 2013

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/Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2013

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, Public Relations Manager

November 14, 2012

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

October 29, 2012

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...

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