The Downey Legend

Addicted to words

At the start of 2012, the app Four Pictures One Word became known throughout the student body at Downey High. This app not only caught the attention of students but also teachers such as Miss Piho.

Mia Dixon-Slaughter, Co-Editor-in-Cheif

March 15, 2013

Out of the 46 million mobile apps offered by the App store, the one that has become the new popular game to play is 4 Pics 1 Word. People of all ages are playing the mind-boggling game in which you are shown four pictures that all connect to one word that you are left to guess.   The game...

Adopt a Khanie

Adopt a Khanie

Kimberly Dominguez, News Editor

February 10, 2012

  From adopting dogs from animal shelters and kittens from the B-building, to saving a pig from a bad home, the personnel of DHS have lent out a helping hand on numerous occasions. Genghis Khan, a street cat rescued by staff members Mark and Kitty Child, is yet another creature in need of a comm...

DHS is bully-free

DHS is bully-free

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

October 12, 2011

A transformation took place at Downey High as students and staff took part in Anti-Bullying Week from Sept. 19 to 23 in efforts to get rid of incidents of abuse. Daily announcements reminded students of the weeklong occasion with statistics of bullying and what to do when confronted by one. Posters...

Entering Facebook

Mercy Watkins

March 31, 2010

Within the past few months the social network site Facebook has risen in popularity among students as senior Gabriela Coya has shown her school spirit by hosting a Downey Facebook page. “I noticed that my friends from other schools were joining groups and fan pages like this and thought it was about...

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