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Q&A with Alexa Flores

Natalia Ruiz, Online Features Editor
May 16, 2019

Q: What university will you be attending in the fall, and what will you studying? I will be attending the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to study English, secondary education and nutrition. Q: Why did you pick University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign? I picked U of I because, although I did apply to 13 schools, right when I visited U of I I felt like that was the one. I really...

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Q&A: Freshman year expectations vs. reality

Jacob Casella, Social Media Director
May 15, 2019

At the end of the school year, attention seems to be focused on the seniors. They are, of course, graduating in two weeks and this is their last week of class. The class of 2019 is moving on to the next chapter in their lives, so it would only make sense for most of the light to shine on them. However, the end of the school year remains a significant time for each grade at DGS. The class of 2022,...

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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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Senior Send-off: Gabby Boone

Ariel Oh, Copy Editor
May 17, 2019

Q: What university are you attending this fall? What are you majoring in? A: I am going to Illinois State University and majoring in special education. Q: Why did you pick ISU as your university choice? A: I liked the size, the energy and the special education department. Q: What do you look forward to in college? A: My freedom and the class schedule. Also that I’ll be focused on a...

TBT: Laura Rodey

Miles Little, Online Sports Editor
May 16, 2019

Teacher Laura Rodey reading to her little sister.

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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...

Lacrosse Q&A With Freshman Ysa Pakowski

Becca Pritchett, Head Copy Editor
May 3, 2019

Q: Were you involved in Lacrosse before being on the team at school, what made you want to be apart of the team? A:  I was involved in Lacrosse before being on the team at school. I have been playing club lacrosse for 3 years. I wanted to join the team due to the group of girls that are involved in the program, being able to connect with girls from South and North, the opportunity to get better,...

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Senior Send-off: Gabby Boone
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