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  • April 15Musical at DGS on April 18, 19, & 20th
  • April 15DGS Principal-Parent Partnership on April 17
  • April 15Culture Week Food Trucks on April 16
  • April 8Mustang Trot on April 14
  • April 8Bilingual Family Dinner Dance from 6-8 p.m. on April 11
  • April 8FCCLA state on April 11-12
  • April 8Non-attendance day for freshmen, sophomores and seniors on April 11
  • April 8Juniors take the SAT; attend 8:20 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on April 11
  • April 8Non-attendance day for juniors and seniors on April 10
  • April 8Freshmen and sophomores take PSAT; attend 8:20-11:35 a.m. on April 10
The student news site of Downers Grove South High School

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The student news site of Downers Grove South High School

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Andrew Staser
Students who speak English as a second language face unique challenges in the school system.

DGS has many students who do not speak English as their first language; this position presents many obstacles for these students who are juggling two cultures. This podcast explores some of the adversity that these students face, and how they have persevered to sustain their own language while learning a new one.

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