The Downey Legend

Senior College Acceptances

Erik Damadian, Writer March 29, 2023

After enough stress on applications and deadlines, seniors at Downey High School are over with the process of applying to colleges and universities. Beginning in February and March of 2023, seniors began...

EICs of 2024

Natalie Corona, Writer March 27, 2023

As the school year comes to an end, and the seniors graduate from high school, there leave some empty spots in the newspaper cabinet: two of which are the editor-in-chief position. An editor-in-chief manages...

The Love for Rom-Coms

Alanis Martinez, Copy Editor February 23, 2023

Love and humor combined into one climatic, compelling film that prevails an enjoyable frame of mind for the annual holiday of fondness. Valentine's Day calls for the delight of a cheesy romance film with...

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 16, 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, Copy Editor 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...

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