The Downey Legend

Testing and tuberculosis

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif March 21, 2012

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...

Winter Formal 2012: Enchanted Evening

Winter Formal 2012: Enchanted Evening

Roy Mendoza, Co-Editor-in-Chief/Copy Editor February 11, 2012

After much effort on ASB’s part, Winter Formal 2012 was held on Feb.3, at Knott’s Berry Farm, from 8 p.m. to midnight.   As the night arrived, various students prepared themselves for the...

A wrestling shocker

A wrestling shocker

April Rios, Writer/Photographer January 18, 2012

On the evening of Jan 5, the varsity wrestling team lost to Warren for the first time in four years with the final score of 37-30, at the rival’s gym. The fanatics began to slowly fill empty seats,...

Flashback to the 50s

Flashback to the 50s

April Rios, Writer/Photographer October 12, 2011

Dressed in 50s attire, students and staff came together in the gym on September 23 to greet the fall sport teams during the yearly fall rally. The assembly presented by Ralph Regalado as Elvis and Karla...

Powder puff game ends with a tie

Powder puff game ends with a tie

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif May 27, 2011

The Allen Layne stadium filled with cheering students and teachers on May 20 at 7:00 pm, as the 2nd annual powder puff game took place between the junior and senior class girls. The flag football game...

Winter Sports Season’s MVP

March 4, 2011

This year's Winter sports saw many talented players, but a few stood out among the rest. Sports player’s Dami Adefeso, Rayana Villalpando, Brandi Neilan, Mike Samayoa, Robert Chism, and Meghan Nevarez...

Wrestling for the League Finals, Jacob Barberena, 12, uses the technique “chicken wing” on his opponent at Paramount High on Feb 11. The Vikes went on to win CIF for the second time.

Wrestling makes history

March 4, 2011

Back to back California Interscholastic Federation champions, boys wrestling triumphed during league, re-earning their previous CIF title, on Feb. 12. Nine varsity returners were able to experience this...

A new beginning

Mercy Watkins September 30, 2010

Varsity kicked off the first game of the season victorious with a score of 35 to 24 against the La Serna Lancers Friday Sept 10. At Allen Layne Stadium. The Vikings entered the field with high hearts,...

Submission in style

Cole Hundtoft March 31, 2010

All parts of the student body came to the gym on March 25th to watch their teachers and administrators desperately attempt to grapple with the CIF Championship wrestlers. Downey’s faculty did surprisingly...

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