The Downey Legend

Coordinating the Carnival of Champions on Mar. 30 in the Justice stadium, Director of Education Jennifer Robbins advocates that going to this event is worth the time. “In my own opinion, it really is a great time for the community to come together and enjoy the day,” Robbins said. “The kids can expand their levels of camaraderie and their connections with other students.”

The 55th Carnival of Champions

Lukas Luna, Co-Copy Editor April 15, 2019

On March 29, the Downey Unified School District held the 55th annual Carnival of Champions at Warren High School. The event is an athletic competition held between all of the district’s elementary...

Girls Tennis

Francesca Ortiz, Writer October 29, 2018

On Oct. 16, the Downey High School girls tennis team took on the Warren Bears at home, during Downey vs. Warren week. This match is one of the three times that the girls will compete the Bears. The matches...

On Sat., Mar. 22, the Stonewood Center hosts the annual Arc Walk for Independence to raise money for people with disabilities. The Arc Walk has helped over 400 children and adults.

Walking for independence

Esther Rodriguez, Parents & Teachers Section Editor April 4, 2014

On Sat., Mar. 22, the Downey community gathered together at Stonewood Center to participate in the Arc Walk for Independence supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Before...

Marching it out

Marching it out

Gabriela Sanchez , Arts and Entertainment Editor October 27, 2012

The Battle of the Bands presented a fierce, but friendly competition on Oct. 4, at the Allen Layne Stadium, where the marching band and color guard competed against rival Warren High School, and fought...

Striving for the perfect sound

Striving for the perfect sound

, Arts & Entertainment Editor February 29, 2012

The Downey High School wind ensemble and concert band took an opportunity to prepare for the Festival season at the DUSD Band Spectacular, hosted by Warren High School on Feb. 25. Along with music groups...

DHS Amigos dance unites education

DHS Amigos dance unites education

Marilyn Ramirez, Copy Editor/Co-Editor-in-Chief February 29, 2012

DHS Amigos hosted Downey’s first annual Valentine’s Day Dance on Feb. 14 from 11:00 to 1:00, in the gymnasium, for both club members and the special education students. The three advisers for DHS Amigos...

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...

Relay for Life: DHS helps out once again

Relay for Life: DHS helps out once again

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif June 14, 2011

Staff and students set up their own EZ-Up among the other tents and stations at Downey Adult School on Sat., June 4 for the all day and night Relay for Life event to raise funds to continue researching...

City council reaches out

City council reaches out

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor May 11, 2011

The Downey city council held its very first Student Government Day in which seven Associated Student Body members attended an informative event on April 26.  Along with the Vikings were the leaders of...

Vikings eat bear meat

Vikings eat bear meat

Roy Mendoza Copy Editor November 23, 2010

It was a victorious night on Nov. 11 as the Viking football team dominated the Warren Bears with the total score of 27-16, leading Downey another step closer to attending CIF. Excitement was felt all...

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