The Downey Legend

On Fri., Sept. 20 at the Allen Layne stadium, varsity cheerleader Jessie Herrera,10, performs a routine during the halftime. “It’s crazy, at practices, in class, on my way home, I see all the routines in my head,” Herrera said.

Leaving it on the mat

Vivian Buenrostro, Co-Editor-in-Cheif February 25, 2014

Downey High School’s very own cheer squad has taken part in what they call a “Downey sweep” during this year’s competition season. With a consistent ranking of either first or second place in their...

On Nov. 14, Mrs. Cubas collects cans for the annual food drive in her classroom to help families in need. “Even though I don’t have a fourth period, I still managed to get some kids to donate cans,” Cubas said.

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Noemi Lozano, Copy Editor November 19, 2013

Downey High School conducted its annual food drive from Nov. 4 and Nov.15, just in time for the holidays.   During fourth period, ASB members scattered throughout the campus, entering each classroom...

With a final score of 25-11, the varsity volleyball girls take the win against Warren on Wednesday, Oct. 8. “It’s always a good feeling to beat our hometown rivals,” Borlongan said.

Volleyball victory over cross-town rival

Moises Martinez, Writer/ Community Editor October 18, 2013

The Downey’s Girls volleyball team took on Warren on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the Warren gym, as their second league game of the season. The game, played on Warren’s home turf at 5:30 p.m., proved to be...

Arriving at Kaiser Permanente minutes after injuring her wrist, while washing dishes in her home, Jenise Cubas, 12, is checked out and stitched up on Aug. 21. “At the moment I didn’t feel pain, but when the paramedics came I started blacking out a bit,” Cubas said.

A volleyball player’s worst nightmare

Sara Cabrera, Writer/ Copy Editor October 18, 2013

Volleyball player Jennise Cubas, 12, could not take advantage of ending her last summer in high school in the best way possible, because the morning of July 18, she was severely injured, causing her to...

   In the month of December of 2012, with Mr. Zegarra’s help Mrs. Hernandez gathered students from her business class and brought to life Small Town Brew, a coffee shop in the stadium. “We made mistakes like any business would make,” Hernandez said. “But we got through it.”

Tackling the coffee craze

Edward Valencia, Writer/Parents and Teachers Editor October 4, 2013

The business team’s coffee shop that opened last year under the stadium to accommodate the student body’s growing appetite for the caffeinated drinks is currently looking for new applicants. Mrs....

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