The Downey Legend

Homecoming Spirit Week

Due to it being her last year at Downey High School, Nalani Rodriguez, 12, and her little sister Brianna Rodriguez, 11, dressed up as different decades for the second to last day of spirit week. “I really wanted to go big for this week,” Rodriguez (left) stated. “Dressing up 70s disco era was something I was so excited to do, I had been planning this fit for so long.”

Arely Macedo and Katie Portillo

October 11, 2019

VSCO Girl Joins the Battle!

VSCO Girl Joins the Battle!

Jazmyn Contreras, Illustrator

September 30, 2019

Battle of the Sexes

Jerry Lozano, 12, gives his opinion about the Battle of the Sexes this year overall as one of the hosts of the event. “I feel like this year was my favorite Battle of the Sexes and that the students also seemed to enjoy it very much,” Lozano said. “The energies were all high ‘til the very end.”

Alexis Gutierrez, Writer

April 9, 2018

From March 26-30 Downey high hosted the annual Battle of the Sexes week. The Battle of the Sexes is entire week which is a competition to both fundraise money for TLC as well as a competition for boys and girls to prove which gender is best.   The Battle of the Sexes week leads up to a r...

Downey vs. Warren Spirit Week

Warren Wimps come to together in front of the main stage, to celebrate the annual tradition of the city’s high school rivalry on Oct. 26. Students stood together smiling and chanting: “What do we eat? Bear Meat,” before snapping the photo.

Lizzy Martinez, Co-Business Manager

November 1, 2017

This year’s spirit week kicks off on Monday, Oct. 23 with Meme Day Monday, followed by Throwin’ It Back Tuesday, then Wild ‘N Out Wednesday, and then Warren Wimp Thursday, which all leads up to Viking Pride Friday. This week of full of activities planned by ASB in effort to have the student ...

Battle of the Sexes Spirit Week

Amanda Davila, Jazlyn Contreras, and Beatrice Peña

May 3, 2016

For this week, students are given the choice of which theme is better. Stripes or polka dots? Country life or city life? Which college are they going for? Greasers or surfers? Boys or girls? Here's Amanda Davila and Beatrice Peña participating in spirit week!

Spirit Week

On Tues., Jan. 14, senior Jackie Tester dresses as a hipster to participate in the biannual Downey-Warren spirit week.

Sara Cabrera, Writer/ Copy Editor

February 2, 2014

As the wrestling match and basketball game against Warren High School approached students showed their excitement during Spirit Week from Jan. 13 through the 17. Monday was Pajama Day, Tuesday was Hipster Day, Wednesday was Camouflage or Pink day, Thursday was Preppy Day, and Friday was Viking Pride...

Time to show some school spirit

While conducting the marching band at the pep rally, drum major Kevin Valencia, 12, keeps time while Jeremy Moore, 11, imitates his every move. Unlike other years this year, the assembly was held in front of the ASB window.

Noemi Lozano, Copy Editor

October 25, 2013

The time had come for the anticipated football game that occurs only once a year: Downey High School versus its biggest rival, Warren High School.  Leading into the big football game on Friday at Warren High, Downey High participated in Spirit Week.   Originally, Tuesday the 15 was planned...

Keeping the excitement flowing

Hanna Suarez, Editor-in-Chief

February 10, 2012

While students face frustration and finals stress, ASB attempts to bring some liveliness and spirit to them with its annual Black Light Spirit Week from Jan. 22 to 28.  The week gave the kids at Downey High School opportunities to dress trendy while being reminded of the activities and games that were...

A week of town rivalry

Sergio Villegas, staff writer

November 2, 2011

As students all around geared up for the Downey versus Warren football game, the entire school held a spirit week from Tuesday, Oct. 11 through Friday, Oct. 14. These days were designed for students to demonstrate their school spirit and to get students to anxiously await this big event. Tuesday, Oct....

Stepping through the past

Stepping through the past

Gustavo Ramirez, Opinions Editor

October 12, 2011

Revving up the school spirit, ASB sponsored a regressive decade-themed Spirit Week from Sept. 19-21 to pump kids full of Downey pride. Inspired by a tentative idea of a 50s Rally, the Downey High ASB resolved to start off the school year with a brief look at the past. The week started off on Monday...

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