The Downey Legend

Rolling off campus

Rolling off campus
June 21, 2012

The school year has begun its end and eleventh graders did their individual Junior Evaluations, but most were surprised to find out that counselors were encouraging students take off-roll or become a teacher’s...

Teachers cracking jokes

Teachers cracking jokes
June 21, 2012

Comedy Sportz games are typically filled with laughter, so the match on June 6, in the B-building theatre, was no exception; the only difference is DHS played against itself.  During the first half of...

Disappearing act

May 22, 2012

Los Angeles native band Foster the People released their first album Torches in January 2011, with the track “Houdini”, which was released for a digital download on May 15, 2012.  Foster the People...

Varsity softball annihilates Dominguez

Varsity softball annihilates Dominguez
May 8, 2012

Dominguez did not stand a chance against the varsity softball team, as the girls garnered yet another home win with a final score of 23-0 on May 8.  At this game though, the senior players were given...

Sharing is caring

May 7, 2012

Since their beginning in Fullerton in 2005, the Cold War Kids have managed to keep their lyrics true, and have hit the nail on the head yet again with their release of Mine Is Yours in January of 2011. ...

Beginning with an ending

April 30, 2012

Young the Giant, Irvine-born band formerly known as The Jakes, released the song “Apartment” on their self titled work in January 2011; the tune made it to number 26 on the US Alternative chart in...

Enjoy the planet

Enjoy the planet
April 27, 2012

  C-104 is where Downey High’s Eco Club met on Wednesday, April 18 after school to discuss their plans for Earth Day and plan their Bolsa Chica State Beach Clean Up Day. “It [Earth Day]...

Measurements of love

April 24, 2012

From New York City’s indie/punk-revival scene, Interpol, formed in 1997, released their first album, Turn On the Bright Lights, with the song “Obstacle 2” in 2002. This song seems to be the sequel...

Bees in the city

April 18, 2012

Oklahoma band the All American Rejects recently released their hit “Beekeeper’s Daughter” in March 2012, from the album Kids in the Street. Best known for their trio of pop-punk songs “It Ends...

Laughs for a cause

Laughs for a cause
March 21, 2012

In an effort to fundraise for the TLC program, the Comedy Sportz team held Open Mic Nite before their game on Friday, March 9, at 5:30 p.m., in the B-building theatre.  Never before had there been an...

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