The Downey Legend

Downey vs. El Toro Football Game

Josemaria Marquez, Videographer September 12, 2023

Food Drive 2023

Jocelyn Gonzalez and Ximena Solorzano March 7, 2023

The annual food drive is here! Running from February 21 to March 3rd, it is a two-week ongoing competition among fourth periods where students can bring in canned food.    Run by the ASB Campus...

Crumbl Cookies

Crumbl Cookies

Ashley Hernandez, Photographer February 13, 2023

A local sweet shop, Crumbl Cookies, in the Downey Promenade has recently opened up in our community. The two cousins Jason McGowan and Sawyer Hemsly co-founded the business. These two experimented...

Downey Porto’s: Baking Breads and Warming Hearts

Christian Vega, Illustrator December 22, 2022

Whether you are a bakery connoisseur or a Downey city resident, Porto’s Bakery is sure to slip into your radar. Since 2010, Porto’s Bakery and Café in Downey has served a variety of Cuban desserts,...

The Downey Link Being Considered for Disbandment

Abigail Gonzalez, Writer December 22, 2022

As of November 10, 2022, two council members have considered the disbandment of the Downey Link (our city bus system).    When discussing the budget for the next year for our city of Downey,...

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...

New Downey Animal Rescue Club

New Downey Animal Rescue Club

Gabriela Guzman, Writer October 24, 2022

Many animal rescue groups are run by volunteers to help animals in need, like the Animal Rescue Club. It is important to help animal rescue organizations because many animals suffer from being used for...

5 Questions With Julieta Meillion

Daniel Aguilera, Writer October 22, 2022

5 Questions With Julieta Meillion Within the Downey community there are lots of small and inspirational members of the community, and Julieta Meillion is no exception. A Downey Alumni, Meillion has...

DHS Folklorico Club

DHS Folklorico Club

Angelina Andrade, Copy Editor September 29, 2022

As of last year Downey has had a brand new club for those seeking a taste of Mexican culture, by partaking in a traditional folk dancing known as folklorico. Folklorico is a type of dancing that originated...

New California-Mandated Schedule Arrives at DHS

Daniel Aguilera and Erik Damadian September 29, 2022

Heading into the 2022-23 school year,  Downey High Students are coming back after 2 very peculiar years, and with a new bell schedule, students have more changes to face. Governor Gavin Newsom has...

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