The Downey Legend

Challenging the Odds

April 14, 2017

On March 8, a statue titled Fearless Girl captivated the natives of New York and tourists alike after it was placed off Wall Street in front of the renowned statue, Charging Bull. The resilient portrayal...

New York Fashion Week

February 24, 2016

Throughout history, the world has seen many innovations captivate the eyes of the public, but one thing that has managed to continuously stand out is fashion. The fashion industry keeps us all in awestruck...

New York, New York

On April 17-21, Downey Jazz Choir took a trip to New York for an opportunity to learn from professional instructors. “Everyone there taught us something,” Jose Padilla, 12, said. “We learned different techniques on how to sing, swing, and work with other groups.”
May 21, 2013

Jazz Choir was privileged to be invited to New York and be taught by a professional jazz conductor, Steve Zegree, from April 17 to 21, along with other ensembles from across the United State, where they...

Life before Downey High

Life before Downey High
October 25, 2012

Downey High has typically been a culturally diverse school; this year, however, the campus has numerous students from other countries join its population. Most of the students’ home countries are very...

Sealing the deal

Sealing the deal
April 27, 2012

As the May 1 deadline approaches, seniors are reviewing their college acceptances and making their final decision about what school they plan to attend during the fall.   After months of waiting...

Five Questions with Charles Arsenescu

Five Questions with Charles Arsenescu
March 20, 2012

Q1. At what age did you begin to play hockey and who introduced the sport to you? A1. I started playing at age six. My dad was watching the Kings game on TV. After seeing it for the first time, I just...

New angles for The Strokes

New angles for The Strokes
April 4, 2011

After three grueling years, four side projects, and a couple attempts at recording, the garage style band The Strokes released their highly anticipated fourth album “Angles” on March 22. Fans have...

Singing: a way of life.

March 31, 2010

The Jazz Choir recently embarked on a 6-day  trip to the Lincoln Center in New York City where they attended an all-state choir festival and sang with 8 different choirs 2 of which were college choirs....

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