The Downey Legend

Stop the Traffick’s “Sex and Money”

Adrian Soto, Writer

October 29, 2018

Throughout major countries, human trafficking appears to be an issue of the past— it is not.  The Stop the Traffick Club in Downey High School hopes to show human trafficking as a present issue with the screening of Sex and Money for the students on Oct. 10.   Every year the club pres...

Teachers cracking jokes

Teachers cracking jokes

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif

June 21, 2012

Comedy Sportz games are typically filled with laughter, so the match on June 6, in the B-building theatre, was no exception; the only difference is DHS played against itself.  During the first half of the game, the Downey High Comedy Sportz vets played against newbs, and in the second half, DHS teachers...

Get the horns

Get the horns

Dinorah Acuna, Writer

January 20, 2012

  About a month ago, junior Christian Malacarne, signed a two-year contract to become a member of the Mexican rodeo team Rancho Contento. It is surprising that a year prior to this accomplishment, he had no interest whatsoever in the sport. In fact, he started by complete accident when another...

A true comeback

A true comeback

Camerynn Chase, Staff writer

June 14, 2011

A true comeback story, Downey Bible Club and Calvary Chapel united to bring back a Family Fun Night for Downey High School on June 3. The collaboration between the two organizations began when Calvary reached out to the Bible Club. DBC was planning to do a concert at Downey when the youth pastor from...

AP Testing: Stress squared

AP Testing: Stress squared

Brandon Pineda, News Editor

May 11, 2011

As Advanced Placement tests are rolling in, students are frantically preparing to pass the hardest tests of the year. Advanced Placement testing takes place in the first two weeks of May. Students who take the class and pass the test may obtain college credit for their future universities. The respective...

Cash for Children of the Night

Cash for Children of the Night

Irene Luna, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 15, 2010

History teacher Ms. James has decided to make a difference in many children’s lives by bringing forth a charitable opportunity to her first, fourth, and sixth periods with an organization called Children of the Night. Dr. Lois Lee founded this non-profit organization in 1979, though was not opened a...

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