The Downey Legend

Open House

Open House

Jazmyn Contreras, Comic Artist

March 27, 2019


Filed under Comics, Multimedia

Open House

Stefanie Chavez, Photographer

May 12, 2017


Filed under Student Life

  On March 29, Downey High School celebrated its annual Open House event to welcome the incoming freshmen and DHS family. The night kicked off introducing the current eighth graders to school activities and elective classes they could possibly join during their 2017-2018 school year. &nbs...

Five Questions with Renee Berumen

Five Questions with Renee Berumen

Gabby Sanchez, Arts and Entertainment Editor

June 4, 2013


Filed under Five Questions With...

Renee Berumen, the Visual Arts Department Chair, describes the work, obstacles, and extensive planning that went into a successful open house art show.   Q: When did you begin organizing this year’s art show? A: We probably started about six weeks ahead of time, but really we started...

Opening doors to future vikes

Opening doors to future vikes

Gabby Sanchez, A&E Editor

May 31, 2013


Filed under News

Downey High School held its annual open house on Thursday, May 23 and introduced the incoming freshmen to all clubs and classes, let them watch performances to feel the school’s spirit and allowed current students’ parents interact with teachers. The gymnasium welcomed hundreds of parents and...

Bringing the house down

Bringing the house down

Marilyn Ramirez, Co-Copy Editor

May 11, 2012


Filed under News

Downey’s usual silent evening campus was filled with an abundance of new faces and inspired creativity as it presented its annual Open House, on May 10, at 6:00 pm. However, unlike their usual parent to teacher interaction, ASB took the opportunity to introduce potential freshman to the many clubs,...

PTA: April 2012

PTA: April 2012

Kathy Ochoa, Staff Writer

April 27, 2012


Filed under Parents & Teachers

PTA met in the B-building theatre, on Monday, Apr. 23, at 6 p.m., to discuss upcoming school events. They started with the Pledge of Allegiance, and Principal Tom Houts explained how he has been busy due to sports and that it may be the first year that football, baseball, and basketball win league in...

Testing and tuberculosis

Irene Luna, Editor in Chief

March 21, 2012


Filed under Parents & Teachers

At the monthly scheduled PTA meeting on March 12, Principal Tom Houts invited members of the Health Department to talk about the tuberculosis scare on campus, in addition to dealing with other monthly business. First and foremost, the principal began with an overview of the events to come, like the...

Open house

Open house

Roy Mendoza, Copy Editor

April 15, 2011


Filed under News

In order to initiate the Spring Season, the annual, school-wide Open House was hosted on April 14 across campus. For students and staff that participated in this event, it was much more then a chance to check up on current grades. With open classrooms of all kinds, the opportunity to observe the activities...

The School Newspaper of Downey High School
Open House