The Downey Legend

The past and present champions of Downey High

On February 21, Fred Gallagher and Harley Windmark former CIF champions from 1957 reunite at the Stay Gallery in Downey. “We only weighed one hundred and fifty pounds when we played football,” Gallagher said. “Now the boys weigh more then two-hundred pounds.”

Marilyn Ramirez, Copy Editor/Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2013

Since the CIF Championship football team has been history in the making, Coach Jack Williams, Stay Gallery Founder Valentin Flores Rogel, the Booster Club, and the Downey Alumni Association hosted Alumnight on Feb. 21 at 6:00 p.m. to promote the team and show their appreciation to the CIF Champions of...

Can you guess who your teachers are?

Since 1991, Mrs. Miller, Mrs. Falcon, Mrs. Roybal, and Mr.Weisenburger have been staff members at DHS and were chosen to be part of the faculty quiz. “WOW! Is that Mrs. Roybal, said Sindy Roa, 12, she looks so different!”

Rodas Hailu, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2013

Twenty teachers and staff members have been included in a quiz that shows their pictures from the 1991 yearbook to boost the moral of the faculty.   What originally started as pure enjoyment, Mr. Houts and Mrs. Lucke found these pictures and they quickly became the premise of a quiz. The object...

Farewell to a DHS legend

Farewell to a DHS legend

Kimberly Dominguez, News Editor

June 21, 2012

As the month of June progresses and seniors begin to conclude their final days of the 2011-2012 school year, there is sense of mixed emotions throughout the campus. These emotions are augmented due to the retirement of a Ryan Reynolds admiring, dog loving, shopping fashionista, blonde, intimidating,...

Viking turned Trojan

Viking turned Trojan

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor

February 7, 2012

The dream becomes a reality for football star Jabari Ruffin as his commitment to the University of Southern California reaches its closing stages.  USC first noticed the young linebacker’s talent on the football field in March 2011. Almost a year later, the Viking athlete signed his Letter of Intent...

Submission in style

Cole Hundtoft

March 31, 2010

All parts of the student body came to the gym on March 25th to watch their teachers and administrators desperately attempt to grapple with the CIF Championship wrestlers. Downey’s faculty did surprisingly well but lost with a final score of 67-3. These matches weren’t just an excuse for the faculty...

Bringing it back together

Roy Mendoza, Co-Editor-in-Chief/Copy Editor

February 26, 2010

On Jan. 22, math teacher Jack Williams was officially announced as the Varsity Head Football Coach with one goal in mind: making the football team the best they could possibly be both academically and physically. “ We are looking forward to participating in different community events,” head coach...

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