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  • April 22Energy Slam on Thursday, April 25

  • April 22Cap and Gown Delivery on Tuesday, April 23

Weekly Preview: Week of 4/22
Key Club considers Mustang Trot a success
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Senior send-off: Missy Tepe

Kelly Jankowski, Video News Director
April 19, 2019

Q: Where are you going to college and what is your major? A: I am going to Loyola University Chicago with a double major in bio and psych.   Q: What has been your favorite part of high school? A: I enjoyed marching band because I got to make a lot of friends and do something I love to do. I also got better at my instrument.   Q: What’s your number one piece of advice for...

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Senior send-off: Matt Straus

Tatum Mitchell, Print News Editor
April 13, 2019

Q: What activities have you been in at DGS? A: I have been apart of cross country,  football, wrestling, ACE and a special Olympics coach Q: What has been your favorite memory at DGS? A: DJ chicken wang coming during our lunch Q: Who's your favorite teacher? A: Mr. Fudacz Q: Where are you going to college? A: Augustana College Q: What activities are you interested...

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Lesser known clubs find their purpose

Paul Szmanda, Online Co-Editor-in-Chief
April 8, 2019

With all the different club opportunities at DGS, it can be difficult for new clubs or even small existing clubs to get off the ground and attract enough members to thrive. Many such minor clubs have gone extinct as a result, while others try to adapt to keep their group going. Earth Action Club Earth Action Club is a group of environmentally conscientious students who organize the Energy Slam...

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TBT: Justin Loos

April 18, 2019

Justin Loos at age five!

BTS establishes their persona in new record breaking album

Rhaya Truman, Managing Editor
April 18, 2019

On April 12, Korean Kpop group BTS released their album “Map of the Soul: PERSONA.” Not only did it break Youtube view records, but is continuing to climb its way up both Apple music and Spotify charts. If you haven’t heard about BTS as this point, I assume you either never watch TV or have never gone on Twitter. BTS is a Korean pop group who have taken over not only the Kpop genre, but...

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Perseverance is power: How Virginia won the NCAA men’s basketball final

Alex Miranda, Copy Editor
April 22, 2019

Perseverance paid off for the Virginia Cavaliers, who defeated Texas Tech in the NCAA men’s basketball final on Apr. 8. This victory marked the first time since 1984 that the team advanced to the final four and the first time in history that they won the championship game. Although the end score of 85-77 doesn’t seem close, the majority of the game was a back-and-forth battle between two evenly-matched...

Mustang’s home opener is a 14-3 victory over Addison Trial

Lucas Crowley, Freelance Writer
April 4, 2019

The Mustangs rallied back after a disastrous first game at Addison Trail on Monday to defeat Addison Trail 14-3 in six innings. The bats came alive on Tuesday -- something that the Mustangs have struggled with so far this season. Hopefully, they can keep up the hitting, as they got 13 hits and put the ball in play almost every at-bat. Leading the offense for the Mustangs was Michael Hoes who went...

Q & A with Division I hopeful Jack Blazevich

Sarah Barber, Online Opinions Editor
April 3, 2019

DGS junior Jack Blazevich doesn't remember a time when he didn't have a glove in his hand. Blazevich just started his second year on the Mustangs' varsity roster and he sat down with Blueprint to talk about his life on the field and what this season should look like for the boys. What has baseball meant to you throughout your life? Baseball has been an outlet for me throughout my life. No matter...

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