• May 7AP testing May 7--May 18

  • May 7DGS Senior Awards Night 7 p.m. May 8

  • April 23Prom at Bolingbrook Country Club April 28

Weekly Preview: May 21-25
Senior spirit week tradition continues
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Masello scores double: commited to Augsburg for basketball and soccer

Rhaya Truman, Print Features Editor
May 15, 2018

Running down the court with ache in her muscles but a fire that can’t be blown out in her heart, senior Jennifer Masello posts up underneath the basket to signal to her teammate she is ready for the pass. She is exhausted from a long day of school, but nothing can suppress the emotions she feels on the court. Basketball season is coming to an end. The next morning, Masello wakes up at 5 a.m to...

Farewell Friday: Tessa Lawler

Sarah Major, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief
May 11, 2018

Q: What was your favorite memory from DGS? A: I’m assuming graduation will be my favorite memory. Q: If you would like to give a shoutout to any staff member at DGS, who would it be and why? A: Mr. Kuhn. He’s the best. Q: What are your plans after high school? A: I’m going to UCLA to study psychology and global health. Q: What will you miss most about high school. A: Planning...

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Kaitlyn Hopp: A hop, skip and a jump away from the pool

Matthew Hollendonner, Business Manager
May 16, 2018

DGS senior and swimmer Kaitlyn Hopp has committed to Anderson College’s swim team, the Ravens. Hopp’s swimming career started early on and it didn't take long for her to compete at the next level. “I started swimming when I was six and I have been competitively swimming for around twelve years,” Hopp said. Hopp has been working towards her dream to become a collegiate athlete to compete...

Missed opportunities plague DGS baseball

Lucas Crowley, Freelance Writer
May 11, 2018

Cameron Crowley pitched a complete game as the Mustangs defeated the Hinsdale South Hornets 3-1 on Thursday. Crowley pitched the entire game and gave up no earned runs while striking out seven batters. The Hornets had one hit and one unearned run off of a Mustang error in the first inning.   “It was an outstanding performance by Crowley in this game to keep us competitive,” said head...

DGS baseball cruises past crosstown rival

Lucas Crowley, Freelance Writer
May 9, 2018

It was a big day this Saturday for the seniors on the DGS baseball team. It was warm and sunny as the Mustangs defeated their crosstown rivals, DGN, 10-2 through seven innings. The seniors that played today -- Brett Riegler,  Nick Stacey,  Cameron Crowley and Jordan Knoch -- racked up seven hits out of sixteen at-bats and were a big part of the Mustangs' offense. In the second inning of the game, ...

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Horoscope 5/23

Natalie Casas, Online Features Editor
May 24, 2018

Aries: Stay confident this summer, just don’t be overly boastful about yourself. Taurus: Don’t stand by and watch your life go by, take some initiative. Gemini: We get it your birthday is close… get over it. Cancer: If you stand too close, you’ll get caught in the middle. Leo: Why are you stressed out? School is almost done, unless you have summer school. Virgo: Hold yourself...

“This Is America”

Natalie Casas, Online Features Editor
May 22, 2018

May 5, 2018: Donald Glover also known as Childish Gambino hosted and was the artist to perform for Saturday Night Live and performed his new song This is America. Shortly after his broadcast on SNL, he released his music video for the song. Within four days the music video hit fifty million views and became the number one trending for Twitter. As soon as your fingers clicked play, a black screen...

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