The Downey Legend

J Building Art

J Building Art

Alyssa Gin and Sofia Basulto December 5, 2022

  In the 4th year of this tradition, this school year's advanced art design and intermediate drawing students had the opportunity to join the annual tape mural project in J Building. Started...

Asian Culture Club

Sofia Basulto and Alyssa Gin December 1, 2022

In addition to all the clubs that are offered at Downey High School, another has just been opened. The Asian Culture Club offers a safe space for all students to learn about Asian culture such as food,...

Thankful Thursdays with DHS

Daniel Aguilera, Writer November 15, 2022

November has come around quickly, and with that brings the holiday seasons. After a tough couple of years, it is a great time to fully celebrate the thankfulness our student body has for our DHS staff...

Acting as a substitute for an absent student, Mr. Nelson, director, reads a scene from Puffs with the cast in the second readthrough of the play. “I am very very lucky to have this job,” Nelson said. “It’s rewarding to get to see the effects of what I do and what I do is share the thing that I love.”

Puffs and the People Who Make the Magic

Natalie Corona, Writer October 5, 2022

Both muggles and wizards have been bombarded with the grand tales of The Boy Who Lived and all his triumphs. Everyone can recall the pivotal roles of Gryffindor, Slytherin, and Ravenclaw characters in...

Show Recommendations from Students

Angelina Andrade, Writer April 6, 2022

It’s always a hard choice to choose what one does with their freetime, after school whether it’s extracurriculars or work. While some have their preferences for what they do for fun, a very common...

Book Ban in Texas

Sofia Basulto, Writer March 16, 2022

Greg Abbott, the governor of Texas, has now been actively fighting to ban books from Texan schools that he and his team deem ‘vulgar and explicit material’ since December of last year. While being...

Students Study Habits

Angelina Andrade, Writer March 16, 2022

With about a month into the new semester, and with mid quarter grades just due on Friday Feb 4th, it’s very important for students to know to make sure they are studying in the most effective way for...

What do Students think about the Pronoun Pins?

Eliseo Payan, Photographer / Videographer March 16, 2022

Pronoun pins are going to be offered during both lunches for students to have these pins clipped on their bags and their shirts. These pins will include the pronouns he/him ,she/her, they/them, xim,and...

Juniors on their Upcoming Senior Year

Samantha Ramirez, Writer March 11, 2022

On March 13, 2020 the world went into lockdown, meaning the closure of Downey High School. The class of 2023– freshmen at the time, were rid of the rest of their freshman year along with their sophomore...

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