The Downey Legend


Yasmine Jreisat, Jezabel Perez, Melina Michaus, and Enrique Jimenez

September 23, 2019

Homecoming Proposals

Before the bell rang during 6 period on Oct. 2, senior, Jarred Aldaco, asks senior, Julissa Villalobos, to the homecoming dance. “Very rushed, I got to school early thinking this wasn’t going to work out,” Aldaco said, “I had to get there before she got there so it was pretty intense.”

Karla Ramirez, Photo Editor

October 21, 2015

With homecoming just a few weeks away, the students at Downey High School can be seen getting creative and extravagant with their homecoming proposals, each bigger than the last.   “Homecoming and prom are always interesting times of the year,” Roberto Raygoza said. “You can always ...

Homecoming was not all fun and games for the Vikings

Homecoming was not all fun and games for the Vikings

Hanna Suarez & Norma Flores, Writers

November 2, 2011

It was a bittersweet Homecoming night for the varsity football team as Paramount defeated the Vikings with a 42-28 lead.  Both teams played hard during the first quarter but the Pirates took a 21 point lead by the second quarter. Jabari Ruffin scored a touchdown for Downey moments before the clock ended...

Homecoming 2010: City Night Lights

At the Homecoming dance which was held on October 15 in the gym, the king and queen, Vincent Reynolds and Nicole Sanchez share a dance.  The Homecoming dance, themed “City Night Lights” began right after the game and lasted until midnight.

Sharon Kim

October 18, 2010

On October 15, students flocked into the gym after a victorious football game against Gahr for the “City Night Lights” homecoming dance. The week prior to the dance, both students and ASB worried about the minimal attendance of the dance, as only 90 tickets were sold up to that point. In atte...

Up, up, and away

Yvette Trujillo

November 4, 2009

Downey High had its first ever Black light Homecoming Dance, on Oct. 23, in the gym. “I’m very excited about this year’s Homecoming because there’s that different element,” said ASB student Elena Ortiz. The idea for the theme was taken from the Pixar film “Up” because of all the brigh...

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