The Downey Legend

Censorship Felt in ERWC Classes

Lizzy Martinez, Co-Business Manager

May 25, 2018

As the school year begins to come to an end, seniors in their CSU Expository Reading and Writing classes, ERWC, are discussing gender and society norms put on genders. The curriculum allows for students to voice their opinion on their current view on society and the toll labels have on a person.   ...

End of Dance Team Competition Season

Lizzy Martinez, Co-Business Manager

May 1, 2018

The Downey High Dance team kicked off their competition season on Dec. 9, 2017 with the CADTD Dance Competition. Their season has come to an end with their last competition being the USA Dance Nationals. Previous to Nationals, they placed first place in Large Hip-Hop and second in small jazz and small ...

ERWC Expert Projects

ERWC Expert Projects

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager

May 1, 2018

Each year, seniors currently taking ERWC are required to choose a topic that fascinates them  to research throughout the course of the school year and present their findings in a 15 minute long presentation. Because they are not limited to a certain scope of topics, students are free to delve into an issue...

Seniors Are Being Accepted into Colleges

Seniors Are Being Accepted into Colleges

Lizzy Martinez, Co-Business Manager

March 26, 2018

March becomes an anxious month for many Downey High seniors because they begin to hear back from colleges. The application process began in November with applications due for Universities of California and California State Universities. The process ended in mid- January with submission of private univ...

Freshmen Vs. Seniors

Freshmen Vs. Seniors

Lily Nguyen, Comic Artist/Writer/Photographer

September 13, 2017

Goodbye Seniors

Alexandra Rapalo, Writer

May 24, 2017

With the year coming to an end, excitement is fluttering on campus as seniors get ready for their last few weeks of high school, senior activities, and graduation. These four years have been a learning experience and a time of growth in preparation for the next chapter in their lives.   W...

The End

The End

Sofia Carrillo, Comic Artist

May 24, 2017

Prom Fashion Show

Alicia Garcia, Writer, Photographer

May 16, 2017

Encore, the fashion club, hosted the annual Prom Fashion Show in the school theatre on Thursday, April 27 after school at 3 p.m. The fashion show’s purpose was to advertise gowns displayed by senior class members for the upcoming senior prom at the Alexandria Ballroom.   Member of the stylist committee in the club,...

The Prom Checklist

Melissa Estrada, Writer

May 16, 2017

Prom season is here and seniors are rushing to be prepared for this eventful night. Do not let the stress overwhelm you and take away from this memorable night. To ensure that you are ready for this day, here is a checklist that can help: The Dress Once you have found your dress, make sure that you have it tailored (...

Weekly Advice Column for Students

Clarice Rosales and Alicia Garcia

April 5, 2017

For Freshmen: Grades are the most important thing to work on and it is always a great idea to start creating good study and work habits! Being time efficient and prioritizing are essential skills that are important, especially if you are tackling on AP classes, sports, or extracurriculars. Most of all, ...

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