The Downey Legend

Bringing home the gold

From April 4 to April 7, seniors Jesus Laurean and Zulema Zarate participated in the photography section of the Skills USA state competition in San Diego. Laurean won gold, which is the second year in a row that Downey High won gold in the photography section.

Gabby Sanchez, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 19, 2013

Downey High School students participated in the State Skills USA competition held from April 4 to April 7 in San Diego where they faced three days of intense challenges. The statewide competition gave students from all over the state of California the opportunity to show off their leadership and occupational...

Strides toward cleaner air

Strides toward cleaner air

Gustavo Ramirez, Opinions Editor

October 12, 2011

Led by a desire to make the air around Downey safe and clean for future generations, the Downey Fresh Air Coalition (FAC) is tirelessly working towards banning smoking in public parks by the end of 2012. The FAC is a youth and adult advocacy group aimed at banning smoking in parks and other public areas...

Rallying for a spot on the tennis team

Rallying for a spot on the tennis team

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor

May 27, 2011

In preparation for the 2011 fall sports season, the girls tennis team, led by Coach Diego, held tryouts on May 23 and 24. About 40 aspiring members showed off their skills but only 18 were chosen to be a part of next school year’s team. Similar to the previous years, both graduating and return...

Clubs participate in fall conventions

Clubs participate in fall conventions

Angelica Co/ Brandon Pineda

November 23, 2010

As the season comes to an end, Key Club and the Junior State of America Downey club members, as well as schools from all over the state, came together for fall conventions. Key Clubbers paraded at Magic Mountain on November 20 to celebrate Fall Rally 2010, while Junior State of America (JSA) members...

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