The Downey Legend

Battle of the Sexes Spirit Week

May 3, 2016

For this week, students are given the choice of which theme is better. Stripes or polka dots? Country life or city life? Which college are they going for? Greasers or surfers? Boys or girls? Here's Amanda...

A season of accomplishments

On April 12, Mario Galvan, 12, and brother, shaves Mr. Zegarra and Mr. Houts hair off in front of the entire student body at the Allen Lane Stadium. “Our wife’s don’t know about this,” Zegarra said, “but they will know once we get home.”
April 16, 2013

As the spring season for athletics is well under way, ASB hosted a rally to present the different sports to the student body on April 13, during second period, in the Allen Layne Stadium.   The rally...

Bikers unite

On September 25, 2012, the Downey KIWIN’S and concerned cyclists come out to Downey City Hall, for the Bike Rally, in order to obtain bike lanes in the city. The conclusion of the council meeting was to have another meeting to discuss how this will get accomplished.
October 9, 2012

For some, it was just another normal Tuesday, but for the KIWIN’S Club, Sept. 25, 2012 was the day that students, parents, and residents of the Downey community came together to ask City Hall for more...

A call to action

A call to action
February 29, 2012

An assortment of protestors gathered at the corner of Imperial Hwy. and Paramount Blvd. on Jan. 28 to protest the Downey Police Department and City Council for what they claimed was their lack of  police...

Out of the light and into the dark

February 10, 2012

On February 27 the black light rally was held in the gym to honor the winter sports. For Downey High this has been a tradition for years and its one of the most anticipated rallies of the school year....

Boys v. Girls rally

Boys v. Girls rally
April 24, 2011

Students gathered in the gym on April 11 for the Girls vs. Boys Spring sports rally. The assembly featured the season's featured sports and held fun filled competitions that would exemplify the winning...

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