The Downey Legend

Winter Formal 2012: Enchanted Evening

Winter Formal 2012: Enchanted Evening

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

February 11, 2012

After much effort on ASB’s part, Winter Formal 2012 was held on Feb.3, at Knott’s Berry Farm, from 8 p.m. to midnight.   As the night arrived, various students prepared themselves for the upcoming dance.  Taking a different sort of theme this year, the Associated Student Body decided...

City council reaches out

City council reaches out

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor

May 11, 2011

The Downey city council held its very first Student Government Day in which seven Associated Student Body members attended an informative event on April 26.  Along with the Vikings were the leaders of Warren High School and Columbus Continuation School. In hopes of learning more regarding the aspects...

Boys v. Girls rally

Boys v. Girls rally

Alejandra Paredes, Student Life Editor

April 24, 2011

Students gathered in the gym on April 11 for the Girls vs. Boys Spring sports rally. The assembly featured the season's featured sports and held fun filled competitions that would exemplify the winning gender. ASB came up with the theme and decorations, which covered the walls of the stadium. Because...

The Tronified black light assembly

The Tronified black light assembly

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor

February 16, 2011

The crowd roared as the lights turned off on Feb. 10 for the annual Black Light Assembly. In complete darkness, the gym became a part of Tron Legacy’s world with lights scattered throughout the floor, glow-in-the-dark balloons, and glow sticks in the audience’s hand. The assembly began with a...

A winter at Hogwarts

A winter at Hogwarts

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor

December 15, 2010

Students walked through platform 9 ¾ on Dec. 3 into the Harry Potter Winter Sports Rally. The gym was transformed into Hogwarts as each class was put into a house. Seniors were Gryffindor, juniors were Slytherin, sophomores were Ravenclaw, and the freshman class was Hufflepuff. ASB spent countless...

Illuminate that spirit

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor

October 20, 2010

To welcome the arrival of the Homecoming game and dance, Vikings took part in Spirit Week held on October 12-15.  From tank top day, to stoplight day, to college day, to tie day, the students and staff participated and showed their school spirit. “I like participating because it’s fun...

Fresh spirit

Brandon Pineda

September 30, 2010

As an enthusiastic introduction of the school year, students actively participated in Spirit Week on Sept. 13-17. With themes ranging from Tacky Tourist day to the classic Pajama day. This year, students were introduced to new themes developed by the Associated Student Body. Though some of these themes...

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