The Downey Legend

The Stay Gallery Hosts … Poetry Slam!

Andre Lucas, Co-Copy Editor January 4, 2020

On Saturday, Dec. 7, Downey School’s Thirst Project hosted a Poetry Slam contest at the Stay Gallery not only to fundraise but also to educate the public on the global water crisis, which has left over...

On Feb. 28, Julian Martinez, 12, performed an original song during the third annual Poetry Slam in the DHS Theater. “I felt very comfortable when performing,” Martinez stated. “I focused on my guitar and pretending to practice by myself, so it was really easy to be in front of so many people.”

The Poets’ Punch Behind the Slam

Lily Nguyen, Comic Artist March 4, 2019

On Feb. 27, 23 poets from Downey High performed at the 2019 Poetry Slam, a fundraiser hosted by the campus’ Writing Center, in the Downey High Theatre. The poets vary in almost every way. Each poet...

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