The Downey Legend

5 Questions With Francine Mendoza

Aimee-Nicole Torres, Community/Parent & Teachers Editor

May 27, 2016

Graduating senior, Francine Mendoza talks about her years at Downey High School, Prom, and what she wants to do once she graduates. Mendoza has attended Downey since her freshman year and has participated in the school’s band.   What was your favorite Downey Event? “For sure, Prom. I got to let loose and...

A volleyball player’s worst nightmare

Arriving at Kaiser Permanente minutes after injuring her wrist, while washing dishes in her home, Jenise Cubas, 12, is checked out and stitched up on Aug. 21. “At the moment I didn’t feel pain, but when the paramedics came I started blacking out a bit,” Cubas said.

Sara Cabrera, Writer/ Copy Editor

October 18, 2013

Volleyball player Jennise Cubas, 12, could not take advantage of ending her last summer in high school in the best way possible, because the morning of July 18, she was severely injured, causing her to get 3 layers of stitching in her arm. While washing dishes, Cubas reached over attempting to set...

Five Questions with Cecilia Godinez

Five Questions with Cecilia Godinez

Marilyn Ramirez, Copy Editor/Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2012

Q1: What’s it like being in ROP Sports Medicine? A1: It’s amazing; it’s something that I’ve wanted to do for the longest time. Everyone’s like, You’re there all the time, but there’s nothing else I’d rather be doing. There’s test taking, and at the end, there’s this big sports...

The prom fiasco

The prom fiasco

Dinorah Acuña, Writer

April 27, 2012

Spring Break marked the beginning of Prom fiasco, where the majority of senior girls at Downey would be frantically searching for the perfect dress, heels, accessories, make-up and hairstyles. Their goal? To make senior year memorable; and what better way to do so than going all-out for Prom. In essence,...

Five Questions with Kayla Roller

Five Questions with Kayla Roller

Kimberly Dominguez, News Editor

April 3, 2012

Q1: What is your title on the dance team? A1: We all have to play a part to pull our own weight in order to make the team an easy and fun process. Just being a senior on the team we have more seniority, but everyone on the dance team has a say and puts in ideas. In other words, we don’t really have...

Dance: music made visible

Wendy Mora

June 2, 2010

Whether his future holds singing on Glee or dancing on So You Think You Can Dance, senior Evan Miller, is working towards his long-term dream of being a singer or a dancer. Miller has been dancing on the dance team for 2 years. He started dancing to prove to his grandfather that he had rhythm and it...

The School Newspaper of Downey High School