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Winter Formal 2018 – Attire Talk

Formal court consists of five female and five male contestants.  Formal king was Barak Ross, 12,  (middle back) and formal queen was Valeria Corral, 12 (middle front).
February 14, 2018

This year, Downey High's Winter Formal theme was once upon a time. On Saturday night, Jan. 27, Downey students got dressed up and went to Knotts Berry Farm to take place in the annual event.While attending...

A Knott’s Berry formal, and berry nervous asking

On Jan. 20, David Flores asked his closest friend from track to winter formal. “I thought it was about time I asked her,” Flores said.
February 4, 2015

Throughout the month of January, students all over Downey High School are found stressing out not only because of upcoming finals, but also because of Downey’s annual winter formal dance at Knott’s...

Free winter formal dresses for girls in need

As Winter Formal approaches, Glamor Gowns coordinator Stacy Brabant collects dresses, accessories, and make-up to give to girls in need of dresses for the dance. Girls from Downey, Warren, and surrounding neighborhood high schools get dresses for free for Homecoming, Winter Formal, and Prom.
January 22, 2014

On Jan. 9, high school students in the city of Downey who were unable to purchase a gown for the Winter Formal dance were invited to receive the royal treatment by attending a free event called Glamour...

Making it a night to remember

Making it a night to remember
February 20, 2013

Downey High's students dressed to impress for their Escape to Neverland themed Winter Formal held in the Knotts Berry Farm Ballroom on Jan 31. Some took an enormous amount of effort, time, and money preparing...

Winter Formal 2012: Enchanted Evening

Winter Formal 2012: Enchanted Evening
February 11, 2012

After much effort on ASB’s part, Winter Formal 2012 was held on Feb.3, at Knott’s Berry Farm, from 8 p.m. to midnight.   As the night arrived, various students prepared themselves for the...

11 memorable aspects of 2011

11 memorable aspects of 2011
June 14, 2011

As the school year comes to an end, students across campus begin to reminisce on the memorable moments that made 2011 unique. 11. Black-Light Assembly- Once the month of Feb. arrived, ASB began to prepare...

Arabian Nights: Winter Formal 2011

Winter Formal Queen and King Janette Rico and Isaac Dan dance under the disco ball while the crowd admires the Kodak moment on Thursday, Jan. 27. “ I was very surprised when they announced my name and they crowned me king,” Dan said.
February 16, 2011

The night many students had yearned for had come, as girls and boys rushed home after school to put last minute touches on their perfect outfits, for the 2011 Winter Formal Arabian Night, held at Knott’s...

It’s a love story; baby just say yes

February 1, 2010

“Love Story” was the theme for 2010’s Winter Formal held at Knott’s Berry Farm on Jan. 28. This year’s theme was inspired by the best-selling country song written and recorded by the top-selling...

Glamour gowns

November 4, 2009

Throughout the school year, the Assisteens of the Assistance League of Downey will be holding events where they will give every girl, who can’t purchase a new dress, a chance to make their Winter Formal...

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