The Downey Legend

El Jefe

Ashley Hernandez, Photographer December 15, 2022

With the football season coming to an end, Downey High School can stand proud of what our football team has accomplished. Our Vikings on the field, led by Ian Hernandez, jersey #10, showed great resilience...

Guide to the Second Semester

Guide to the Second Semester

Jezabel Perez, Gissel Delgado, and Diana Curiel January 27, 2021

What is BLM?

Elizabeth Hutchinson, Videographer October 25, 2020

Politics at Downey High

Gissel Delgado, Editor-In-Chief October 25, 2020

With School Closed, These Staff Members Are Still Working

Andre Lucas, Co-Copy Editor April 24, 2020

Since the Downey Unified School District has ordered all schools to close as of March 16 due to the outbreak of Coronavirus, teachers and students have been forced to work from home for the remainder of...

Selma Sanchez, 10, “Yes, [teachers should give less homework] because it stresses out teens more. It shouldn’t be that hard to balance your social life and your educational life. While it is preparing you to be a young adult,  you should still be able to enjoy your adolescence while you can.”

Homework: Is it a Help or a Hindrance

Lukas Luna and Gilberto Jijon May 17, 2019

It is far too common to find high school students swamped with a seemingly insurmountable workload. Unfortunately, Downey High School is no different. In an attempt to enlighten her younger students...

During half time at the Powder Puff game, still with no score on the scoreboard, Head Coach Eduardo Preciado, 12, talks to the senior team in the locker room. “For my last year here, it was great,” Preciado said. “I love leading my warriors.”

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...

At the Downey Theater on Feb 25, Downey Dance team does an on going “A La Seconds” in their performance for TLC. “It feels great to perform for a good cause,” Valerie Varela said. “In this case it was for Raniyah who was doing what she loved to do when she passed.”

The unworn dance shoes

Mireya Navarro, Staff Writer March 11, 2015

On Wednesday Feb. 25, the Downey High School Dance Team, along with dance studios like, Downey Dance Studio, Onstage Dance Center, Kimberly’s Dance Studio, and Santa Fe Springs Dance Center performed...

On Feb. 23, in the north parking lot of Downey High School, Lorena Pedroza, 12, explains the pros of gas prices dropping. “I like having extra cash so I can spend on food,” Pedroza said.

Fill it up

Mia Dixon-Slaughter, Co-Editor-in-Cheif February 25, 2015

Students are filling up their tanks with less stress about how much money they are spending and more excitement about how much more they can do with the money they are saving since the drop in gas prices...

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