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  • September 25DGS girls swim meet at Morton high school at 5:00 P.M.
  • September 25Key club meeting at 3:30 P.M. in room C264
  • September 25Student Council meeting at 7:50 A.M.
  • September 25Yearbook club meeting Sept. 27 at 3:30 P.M. in room C194
  • September 25Movie club meeting Sept. 26 at 3:30 P.M. in room C261
  • September 25Homecoming talent show auditions Sept. 25 at 3:30 P.M. in auditorium
  • September 25Go Green Recycling Club meets on Sept. 25 at 3:30 P.M. in room D170
  • September 25DGS plays Hinsdale South at Hinsdale South high school Sept. 29 at 7:30 P.M.
  • September 18Girls varsity swimming at DGS 9/21 at 5:00 p.m.
  • September 18Boys varsity soccer at DGS 9/19 at 6:30 p.m.
The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


Students get to learn about the ALICE training.
DGS hosts annual ALICE training
Jack Pastore, Head Copy Editor • September 28, 2023
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Junior Mikaela Cresse fills out the Principal Student Advisory Council application.
DGS offers two student leadership opportunities
Juliana Conyer, Managing Editor • September 22, 2023

On Wednesday, Sept. 6 DGS students were given the option to apply for two leadership opportunities–Principal Student Advisory Council and Mustang...

Senior Nahla Mokkath updates District 99 Board on school events.
DGS Student Board Member updates the board on school news
Vanja Bogdanovic, Graphics/Photo Editor • September 13, 2023

On Sept. 11, DGS Student Board Representative senior Nahla Mokkath addressed and updated the board on events going on so far in the 2023-2024...

Students wanting to perform in the variety show must make sure to fill out all the required forms and show up to all the practices.
DGS returns with homecoming variety show
Owen Chaidez, Editor-in-Chief • September 12, 2023

Update: As of Sept. 27, the variety show has been canceled due to a lack of involvement. Homecoming is approaching fast, and with that means...

DGS hosts Young Hearts for Life an organization that provides free ECG screening for students.
DGS hosts Young Hearts for Life
Caitlin Spindler, News Editor • September 11, 2023

On Sept. 12, 2023, Young Hearts for Life, an organization that provides free ECGs to students, will be returning to DGS. All students at DGS...

These chairs cause me immense rage that can be matched by no other issue.
DGS has absolutely horrendous chairs
Anthony Addante, Opinions Editor • September 19, 2023
A quick drawling, I made of a cool dad spilling out his 30th dad joke to his son.
Top 10 worst dad jokes
Hamzah Sayyed, News Editor • May 10, 2023
Despite the schools denouncement of leaving early, leaving during the resource period seems justified to some.
Leaving too soon: A lack of student attendance during resource periods
Liam Wells, Freelancer • May 9, 2023
Birthdays are a time of celebration, so get more out of your birthday with these freebies.
Top 10 birthday freebies
Catherine Hewawissa, News Editor • May 5, 2023
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Iancu performs with the Wind Ensemble at DGS.
Marko Iancu produces hip-hop music
Andrew Staser, Freelance Writer • September 29, 2023
Sophomore Elsa Kramer works on her expertise and her next story in the student library.
Kramer prepares to take on journalism
Dominic Marcantelli, Freelance Writer • September 28, 2023
Senior Kara Filice reminisces on her time as a Little Mustang Preschool teacher.
Senior Kara Filice works towards entering the teaching force
Grace Stapleton, Freelance Writer • September 21, 2023
Senior Maija Flannery prepares to continue fine arts in college.
Flannery pursues passion in fine arts
Nicholas Sadelski, Opinions Editor • September 19, 2023
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DGS student listens to Zach Bryans new suprise EP, Boys Of Faith.
Surprise release of EP ‘Boys Of Faith’ clears Zach Bryan’s name
Kate Dziewinski, Sports Editor • September 26, 2023
Disney+ is available on most mobile devices, allowing you to bring movies & TV of your choice almost anywhere.
Disney+ fails to understand the time management of the average viewer
Sumit Shah, Graphics/Photo Editor • September 20, 2023
Rodrigo spills her guts in her new album as she sings about heartbreak, expectations and pain.
Olivia Rodrigo shows 'GUTS' and glory with new album
Juliana Conyer, Managing Editor • September 15, 2023
These quirky queers show you that it is more than fun to stay at the YMCA.
The authentic queer experience in High School: Bottoms Movie Review
Melo Medina, Video Editor • September 15, 2023
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The DGS varsity football team huddles up during their game.
Mustangs stampede through Morton
Carson Kass, Sports Editor • September 29, 2023
Senior Joel Abarca throws a jab at the camera in front of his high school logo.
Senior Joel Abaraca hooks and jabs at his dreams
William Elliott, Freelance Writer • September 28, 2023
Senior defensive back Dylan Spencer celebrates after his second quarter interception on Willowbrook quarterback AJ Palicki.
Mustangs topple Willowbrook at Home
Carson Kass, Sports Editor • September 20, 2023
Defensive lineman Ryker Dudley stands on the sideline during the game.
Mustangs fall to York
Carson Kass, Sports Editor • September 12, 2023
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Bizarre human interests
Bizarre human interests
Tia Ramahi , Freelancer • March 1, 2023
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Genin plays out her last year of soccer at DGS.
Genin shoots the shot straight with her soccer career
Isabella Shin, Features Editor • July 28, 2023
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NB Bandera, Videos editor • April 21, 2023
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