The Downey Legend

Columbia Memorial Space Center Hosts Spooky Science Night

Lukas Luna, Co-Copy Editor

October 31, 2019

On October 19, the Columbia Memorial Space Center held Spooky Science Night in partnership with Downey High School engineering. The event is the most recent in the space center’s long-running Halloween celebrations and the first one done with Downey High School Engineering.    The event is a result of the long-running re...

Fall Begins

Fall Begins

Natalia Sotomayor, Illustrator

October 8, 2019

Horror Movies to Watch for Halloween

Lukas Luna, Co-Copy Editor

October 29, 2018

With Halloween right around the corner, now is a perfect time to catch up on some scary movies.  Luckily, Netflix is home to a variety of horror films to get you in the Halloween spirit.   The Conjuring   Released in 2013, this James Wan feature tells the story of two paranormal investigators who conf...

Upcoming Movies: October Preview 2018

Nathalie Sibal, Co-Copy Editor

October 2, 2018

October is approaching quickly and so are some of the most highly anticipated movies of the year. Marvel fans await for the release of Venom, while horror movie enthusiasts prepare themselves for Halloween. Independent films, such as A Star is Born, First Man, and Bad Times at the El Royale, are also set to...

YAWP Club’s Halloween Art Show

Downey High School’s One Night Only club performs improv skits for YAWP’s Art show on Nov. 3rd in the school’s library. “Their performances were a lot better than I expected them to be,” Anna Aceves, 12, said. “I couldn’t stop laughing and they really work well together.”

Nicole Estrada, Writer

November 17, 2017

YAWP is not just an acronym; it is a reference to the Dead Poets Society. This club helps students express themselves through their talents. They held their first performance on Nov. 3rd at Downey High’s library. The library was decorated with pumpkins and the students performed with Halloween themed...

Halloween Costumes

Halloween Costumes

Vanessa Carlos, Illustrator

October 31, 2017

#What’s Trending: Knott’s Scary Farm

Ysabelle Canilao, Photographer

October 20, 2017

Knott’s Scary Farm is a seasonal attraction at Knott’s Berry Farm and this year marks the forty fourth year the part has done this month long event. The theme park currently holds the largest Halloween event, with nine mazes and rides decorated for Halloween for a real thrill of ghostly fun. ...

Encountering the Ouija Board

Fatima Rosas, Managing Editor

November 18, 2016

Every year as the season of fall starts to settle in the weather, people grow with anticipation for the 31 of October, also known as Halloween. While the kids and parents are out trick-or-treating at night, teenagers have opted for other methods of fun. One being the legendary story of the Ouija...

Sweets and Treats

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager

November 16, 2016

Every Halloween, Downey families convene to enjoy the annual Apollo Park Pumpkin Patch, reveling in fall fun through the form of free food, carnival games, and costume contests. Downey High based clubs, including Key Club, Encore, and AVID, encourage their members to volunteer their time at the family ev...

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