The Downey Legend

A time to reflect and give thanks

A time to reflect and give thanks
June 21, 2012

Seniors gathered for the first time in their caps and gowns during Baccalaureate, at Downey First Baptist on Sunday, June 10, for a ceremony to celebrate and reflect on their rite of passage. The afternoon...

Farewell to a DHS legend

Farewell to a DHS legend
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...

A music extravaganza

A music extravaganza
May 30, 2012

Thrilling audiences with a mixture of talented singers and musicians, the Spring Concert held on May 23 showcased the talent within Downey High School’s choir and band groups. Within choir there is a...

No fear Shakespeare

No fear Shakespeare
May 30, 2012

Taking their own twist on a Shakespeare classic, the drama production class performed Canned Hamlet from May 24 to  May 25, at 6:00 p.m., in the Downey High School Theater. The play was student produced,...

Vikes get the prize

Vikes get the prize
May 11, 2012

Dressed to impress parents and staff, students headed to the Downey Civic Theater on the night of May 3, 2012, for the annual Viking Awards where they were rewarded for their hard work thus far. Mr. Wierzchucki...

The odds were ever in their favor

April 6, 2012

Coming together to discuss their thoughts on the greatly anticipated film, The Hunger Games, The Hunger Games Book Club met on Tuesday, March 27, in room J-8, during B lunch. After taking their trip on...

Strumming chords for success

April 6, 2012

Local bands gathered at the Downey High School gym on Fri., March 30 to share their music with an audience of eager teenagers. The concert, hosted by ASB, was originally designed to be a Battle of the...

42 seniors awarded Sealbearer status

42 seniors awarded Sealbearer status
March 26, 2012

In a class of about 1,000 students, 42 assiduous seniors have accumulated four semesters of membership in the California Scholarship Federation earning them the Sealbearer status. Since their sophomore...

Gymnastics: A trial of endurance

Gymnastics: A trial of endurance
March 21, 2012

A determined athlete and caring teammate, Carlie Norczyk is a gymnast at the American Gymnastics Academy and has competed in both several states and countries throughout her athletic career. At the...

Striving for the perfect sound

Striving for the perfect sound
February 29, 2012

The Downey High School wind ensemble and concert band took an opportunity to prepare for the Festival season at the DUSD Band Spectacular, hosted by Warren High School on Feb. 25. Along with music groups...

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