The Downey Legend

A sweet treat

A sweet treat
June 21, 2012

Setting the bar for artistic endeavors in Downey High, the Art Vibe exhibits some of this city’s greatest student photography on May 31, at the Porto’s square, at 5:00 p.m. The art show displayed photographs...

A music extravaganza

A music extravaganza
May 30, 2012

Thrilling audiences with a mixture of talented singers and musicians, the Spring Concert held on May 23 showcased the talent within Downey High School’s choir and band groups. Within choir there is a...

Jazzing it up

Jazzing it up
May 11, 2012

Celebrating on May 4, 2012, the twenty-fourth annual Jazz Festival at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), jazz artists from all across LA were invited to give live, free performances to foster...

A reenactment of Albert Einstein

A reenactment of Albert Einstein
April 27, 2012

Students and residents gather at the Cormack Room at the Downey City Library on April 18, at 6:30pm, to see Duffy Hudson’s retelling of Albert Einstein’s life through dramatic monologue. The event...

Books, books, books

Books, books, books
April 27, 2012

During the weekend of April the 21 through 22, USC hosted the 17th annual Festival of Books to promote the joys of reading and to help readers connect with various publishers and authors.  The festival...

Taking on the big leagues

Taking on the big leagues
April 27, 2012

Heading off to the LAX Hilton on April 13, was Downey High’s JSA chapter attended Spring State, a formal debate convention, to win awards and show off their skills. In total, thirty people attended from...

Warren nails the show

April 6, 2012

Warren’s Drama Production presented a remake of To Kill a Mockingbird, written by student Christopher Sergel, on Saturday, March 31, at the Emerson Theater to display their artistic ability. The play...

Positive thinking and karma

April 6, 2012

Local author Elaine Piha presented a small lecture on her book What On Earth are we Doing Here at the Downey Library on Sat., March 29 to help people put their lives in perspective. The Friends of the...

Heading up north

March 21, 2012

Boys and girls from all around California have been chosen to participate in the highly prestigious Boys State and Girls State event held for a week in June to help smooth students into better leaders....

Reading rainbow redux

Reading rainbow redux
March 21, 2012

Teachers and students gather at C-110 to read The Unbearable Lightness of Being in order to appreciate literature and converse with a group of like-minded literati. The club came about as a result of a...

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