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  • March 20Respect Week (March 18-22)

  • March 20One Acts Take Place on March 21-22 at 7 p.m.

  • March 20Spring Break 2019 Begins Monday, March 25

Downers Grove village council is awarded for stormwater management at March 19 meeting
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A glimpse at the Daddy daughter dance

Vianney Mendoza, Business Manager
March 18, 2019

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Birthday baskets: beloved tradition unique to DGS

Srushti Desai, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 4, 2019

Helium-filled balloons fill the hallway, floating above students’ heads as that special someone is dragged down by the weight of their gift-filled laundry basket. People stare at these obnoxious baskets, but as a long-running tradition at DGS, they are all the more welcomed. Sweet 16's are special but especially when you receive a birthday basket like sophomore Ginny Curtis. These baskets are...

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MarcAnthony Smith molds his life in toy design

Andrea Davenport, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 28, 2019

Trinkets, toys, tools, gadgets, games, doo-dads -- toy design is the center of children’s, teens’ and adults’ family-fun memories. Friends crowding on the floor, giggling and cheering; family members sitting around the table with jokingly serious expressions plastered on their faces. But it’s not always fun and games. Toy design is a cutthroat industry, one of which many people are unaware....

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The Aces: March 11, Lincoln Hall

Jacqueline Sumida, Online Entertainment Editor
March 15, 2019

The Japanese House tells the story of my broken relationships, but it actually sounds good

Jacqueline Sumida, Online Entertainment Editor
March 14, 2019

The Japanese House released her debut album on March 1, 2019, and it’s the story of all my relationships ever. Except it’s actually my favorite album of 2019 so far and isn’t about a 17-year-old girl crying over the fact the same girl dumped her for the third time in a row. Instead, it perfectly paints the story of a relationship’s starting, middle and ending points. Just to clarify, The...

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Bobby Sayre freestyles his way to success

Andrea Davenport, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 1, 2019

As his teammate slams his fingertips against the wall, freshman varsity swimmer Bobby Sayre crashes into the water, dolphin-kicking as far as he could before breaking out into freestyle. Using his six years of experience, he kicked himself back to the wall and finished the 200-yard free relay his team had been training for. That same day, Sayre’s relay team broke the 26-year-old relay record of...

Mustangs stampede over Batavia 84-52 in regional semifinal

Sarah Barber, Online Opinions Editor
February 27, 2019

The Mustangs’ two-man wrecking crew of seniors Justin Eagins and Wesley Hooker enabled DGS to dominate Batavia 84-52 last night in the IHSA regional semifinal. Eagins, who accumulated 26 points individually and had a stellar third quarter dunk, felt confident in his performance but believes it was a team effort overall. “I think I played [well]; I played off of my teammates. We just played...

Swimming through the program cut

Ashley Boak, Freelance Writer
February 13, 2019

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