The Downey Legend

Unpredictable comedy

On Nov. 30, Comedy Sports members Hector Gonzalez,10, Javier Navarro,12, Justina Clark,12, and Jonathon Larson,12, come together to create a skit about pie in the theater to show students their love for humor. “The strongest factor is definitely the lifelong bonds all the players create with each other in order to be comfortable on stage with one another,” Narvarro said. “In Comedy Sports, we are family.”

Brenda Lopez, Writer

December 7, 2012

The Comedy Sportz High School League presented their second performance of the year on Nov. 28, as seniors Justina Clarkrose and Jonathan Larson and sophomore Hector Gonzalez took on their first game with a crowd full of laughter and joy. Captain and manager, Javier Nevarro,12, began by announcing some...

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...

A time to reflect and give thanks

A time to reflect and give thanks

Jessica Xilo, Parents & Teachers Editor

June 21, 2012

Seniors gathered for the first time in their caps and gowns during Baccalaureate, at Downey First Baptist on Sunday, June 10, for a ceremony to celebrate and reflect on their rite of passage. The afternoon began with a greeting from principal Tom Houts in which he inspired students to think about...

Laughs for a cause

Laughs for a cause

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif

March 21, 2012

In an effort to fundraise for the TLC program, the Comedy Sportz team held Open Mic Nite before their game on Friday, March 9, at 5:30 p.m., in the B-building theatre.  Never before had there been an Open Mic Nite for students to showcase their talents and have fun doing it, as there was no prize being...

First jazz concert leaves crowd amazed

First jazz concert leaves crowd amazed

Norma Flores, Sports Editor

November 2, 2011

After many hours of practice, the first Jazz concert was held on October 26 in the Downey High School theatre. The different ensembles prepared to show off what they had learned. The jazz combo started the concert. This group consists of the most advanced musicians in the department. They were led...

Video game releases of november

Video game releases of november

Mercy Watkins

December 15, 2010

The month of November brought not only falling leaves and high winds but the newly released Call of Duty Black Ops and Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood which were advertised for months on end. Black Ops is the seventh Call of Duty game to be released. It was put on shelves Nov. 9 and has already reached...

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