The Downey Legend

Subtle Summer

Subtle Summer
June 21, 2012

With the arrival of summer comes the preparations for warm and fun-filled hours of leisure. Those who spend their break socializing outside of their homes will be wary of hot summer fashion trends that...

To be a part of something

To be a part of something
May 29, 2012

For new students in high school joining sports isn’t easy, but for many it’s worth fighting for. With the school year ending, many different sports host tryouts to start out next year with players...

Reaching new heights

Reaching new heights
May 29, 2012

Winning CIF never seemed possible for senior pole vaulter Andrew Gonzalez, but it became a reality when he placed first in the CIF Division I Final on May 19. “I never expected to win,” Gonzalez...

Six heroes, one movie

Six heroes, one movie
May 8, 2012

For many comic book readers The Avengers, released May 4, is a must see movie combining viewers’ favorite heroes. Known for their battle cry “Avengers assemble!” these heroes have finally made it...

Sealing the deal

Sealing the deal
April 27, 2012

As the May 1 deadline approaches, seniors are reviewing their college acceptances and making their final decision about what school they plan to attend during the fall.   After months of waiting...

All in it together

All in it together
April 24, 2012

Downey’s varsity girls lacrosse put up a fight against Peninsula on Wed., April 18 in the Allen Layne Stadium. Preparing for the season came naturally, but games required not only strong plays and shots...

Girls basketball and soccer featured in CIF’s Dream Team

April 3, 2012

Girls athletics dominated the 2011-2012 winter sports season as the varsity water polo, soccer, and basketball teams competed in their respective CIF divisions.  After the girls basketball team reached...

The latest attraction

The latest attraction
March 21, 2012

Downey High Baseball Boosters sponsored a carnival on March 16 through 18,in the south parking lot of the school, in order to raise money for the team. Pre sale tickets were available at snack and lunch...

Changing up the schedule

March 21, 2012

The sophomore students at Downey High School were given a new testing schedule to follow for California High School Exit Exam week of March 12-15. The new itinerary not only switched Thursday’s block...

New season, new fashion

New season, new fashion
February 29, 2012

With the winter coming to an end, people can’t help but look forward to the upcoming trends of the spring season. The dull dark colors that come along with winter are replaced with bright sunny shades....

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Kathy Ochoa