The Downey Legend

Instant memories

In front of the quad, on Thurs., Feb 13, boyfriend and girlfriend Rafael Segura, 12, and Gabriela Herrarte, 12, take a polaroid together for Valentine’s Day. “I wanted to take a picture as a memory for us,” Herrarte said.

Lauren Rodriguez, Writer/Student Life Editor

February 26, 2014

In the quad on Wed., Feb. 12 and 13, Mrs. Cordova’s Advanced Photo class sold polaroids for three dollars, during A and B lunch, to fundraise for miscellaneous photography expenses. Advanced Photo members took turns shooting instant photographs against a tan back-drop with Valentine’s Day themed...

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...

Diverse Design

Thomas Beltran, Arts & Entertainment Editor

January 26, 2011

Pictures are often used to capture moments, but for seniors Irene Saavedra and Frankie Concha, they are more of an expression. Both Concha and Saavedra work together: Concha taking pictures and Saavedra designing the photos. “Frankie is very talented and Irene is very good at graphic design,” Ph...

Advanced Photography captures smiles

Advanced Photography captures smiles

Alejandra Paredes

November 23, 2010

In an attempt to gain practice, the Advance Photo class took family portraits and Christmas card pictures on November 22. Throughout the day, family members of students and staff arrived in room O-2 prepared to model for the camera. Mrs. Cordova, who organized the same shoot last year, hopes to make t...

Senior Priorities

The class of 2011 listens as Mr. Houts addresses them at the senior assembly, which was held Friday the eighth in the gym about issues with future senior activities such as Grad Night. At the moment , it is unsure as to where Grad Night will be held so students have been asked to come forward with suggestions.

Alejandra Paredes

October 20, 2010

The Senior Year Kick-Off assembly, hosted by administrators and ASB on October 8, marked the beginning of the end for the senior class. Senior activities, fees, and upcoming events were the main points addressed.  The attentive seniors showed much enthusiasm as each topic was discussed, beginning the...

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