The Downey Legend

Students save lives at Spring Blood Drive

Students save lives at Spring Blood Drive
June 14, 2011

Students and staff came together in an effort to save lives on June 8 for the American Red Cross Association Spring Blood Drive.  This event marked the second blood drive of the year and garnered 500...

Garden forms into center for nutrition and home for animals

Garden forms into center for nutrition and home for animals
April 15, 2011

The farm-like garden secluded behind S-building adopted two pigs last week into the growing family of crops and animals on campus. What began as a collaboration between Mr. Houts and Botany and Biology...

Student’s family participates in German exchange program

Student’s family participates in German exchange program
April 14, 2011

In an effort to participate in a culture-filled experience, junior Faith Hundtoft  and her family decided to host Erna Wieduwilt, a 16 year old exchange student from Germany. The Hundtofts agreed to host...

Boys basketball trumps Dons

January 26, 2011

The boys’ varsity basketball team clashed against the Dominguez Dons and came out with a victory in the third league game on Jan 19 with the score of 50-47. Last season the Don’s basketball coach...

Winter: west coast style

February 1, 2010

Diving into winter, students take cold days as a chance to show off their latest looks from colorful coats to bustling boots-- all with a warm California twist. Although this season may be a time strictly...

Downey’s designing diva

December 2, 2009

In sea of stars at Downey High, senior Adelita “Lita” Vanegas colors the sky with her one-of-a-kind designs, adding some pizzazz each day she walks on campus. Whether she’s wearing something she...

Vikings save lives one drop at a time

November 4, 2009

The gymnasium was transformed into a virtual blood bank as students anxiously waited to give blood for the semi annual Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, October 28. Rows of black stretchers were filled...

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Sarah Menendez