• September 10Sept. 18: Variety show at 7 p.m. in the auditorium
  • September 10Sept. 17: Paint handprints in the courtyard at 3:20 p.m.
  • September 10Sept. 16: Powderpuff football at 6 p.m.
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Friendship Friday: Forever friends

Brenna Cohoon, Online Sports Editor
September 13, 2019

Question: When did you know that you were true friends? Answer: Kelsey: “So we were always really good friends since kindergarten, but I remember in fourth grade once we had this sleepover. I was going to invite a few other friends and Alex, and none of my other friends could hang out, so it was just me and Alex. It was literally the most fun time that I ever had. We were just hanging out,...

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Friendship Friday: Fastest friends

Vince Llanes, Copy Editor
September 6, 2019

Sophomores Arda Acik and Chris Neumann are long-distance track and cross country runners at DGS. They are very close friends who help and support each other both in class and in sports. Q: What’s the most fun thing you guys have done? A: “We’ve been doing cross country and track together.” Q: What’s the nicest thing you guys have done for each other? A: “We studied together...

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6 tips to help you survive and enjoy your summer

Jacqueline Sumida, Online Entertainment Editor
May 10, 2019

Even though it really doesn’t feel like it, summer vacation is only a few weeks away. Here are some tips to make this summer the best one yet. Actually, Go Outside Listen, the sun is out and it’s about 90 degrees, you can afford to go outside. We usually live in Chiberia nine months out of the year, any day above 50 is a complete rarity. Go outside and enjoy the nice weather. Sunscreen...

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Top 10 Tuesday: The worst things about homecoming season

Sarah Barber, Online Co-Editor-in-Chief
September 10, 2019

Okay, don’t get me wrong, I like homecoming as much as any basic high school girl and I probably shouldn't be this cynical during such a, shall we say, spirited time but let’s be honest, some things about homecoming kind of suck.  10. Corsages Corsages are fun for the first 20 minutes of pictures, then the band just itches your skin and the flower flops around until it’s limp on your wrist...

What album should you listen to based on your sign?

Tatum Mitchell, Print Co-Editor-In-Chief
September 4, 2019

Aries - You have a bold personality that projects itself onto your taste in music and fashion. Give “ANONYMOUS” by Blackbear a listen.  Taurus - Your vibe is a 90s grunge teenager sponsored by Urban Outfitters, which pairs perfectly with your chill demeanor. You love staying on brand, so try “AM” by Arctic Monkeys.  Gemini - The last week and a half has been extremely stressful for...

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DGS vs. Wheaton North recapped

Ashley Boak, Photo Editor
September 6, 2019

Lauren Victorin plans for next year

Miles Little, Online Sports Editor
May 7, 2019

Senior, Lauren Victorin is apart of the varsity soccer team and is finishing up her last season playing with Downers Grove South. Victorin has been playing soccer her whole life and will be continuing her athletic and academic career at Carroll University, there she also plans to study to become a nurse. The help that Victorin has received from coaches and family has helped get her become ready for...

Girls lacrosse seeks exposure

Phillip Pakowski, Print Sports Editor
May 7, 2019

At every assembly for the past four years, DGS Athletic Director Randall Konstans has taken a few minutes to commemorate each of the sports teams on their achievements throughout their respective seasons. It was not until recently that girls lacrosse was among those teams to be recognized. After this year, girls lacrosse has been an IHSA sport for two seasons; however, varsity lacrosse player Sam...

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