The Downey Legend

Has Distance Learning Trapped Students In A State Of Arrested Development

Lukas Luna, Co-Copy Editor

September 20, 2020

In the early days of my junior year, I very distinctly remember spotting a group of freshmen. Nothing about this group seemed terribly different from other freshmen and that is what made them so notable. I felt as if in this particular group of students, I could see the quintessence of the freshmen cl...

Freshmen Vs. Seniors

Freshmen Vs. Seniors

Lily Nguyen, Comic Artist

September 13, 2017

Opening doors to future vikes

During Open House, students and parents arrive to the gym for the art show to see all the work done by students.

Gabby Sanchez, Co-Editor-In-Chief

May 31, 2013

Downey High School held its annual open house on Thursday, May 23 and introduced the incoming freshmen to all clubs and classes, let them watch performances to feel the school’s spirit and allowed current students’ parents interact with teachers. The gymnasium welcomed hundreds of parents and...

Getting a grip on self-control

Getting a grip on self-control

Kimberly Dominguez, News Editor

November 21, 2011

Freshmen and sophomore students fill the gym on Nov.16 to watch a video production, “Get a Grip”. The video gave the students information on how to use self-control in everyday discussions. After settling down the lively crowd and after a quick shout-out to the girls varsity volleyball team, the...

Welcoming the newcomers

Welcoming the newcomers

Sergio Villegas, Staff Writer

October 12, 2011

After the morning bell rang on Sept. 7 at 7 o’clock freshmen were sent into the next chapter of their education: high school.  As they walked, many felt nervous as they transitioned into one of the hardest obstacles they must overcome.  Many said they were anxious, since this new school is drastically...

Stepping into a new world

Anais Hinojosa

September 30, 2010

Over 1,000 confused and bewildered freshmen flooded the congested hallways of their new world on Sept. 8 as they set foot in high school for the first time. Changes such as a huge, maze-like campus, and giant student population, never fail to baffle freshman year after year. On the first day of school,...

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