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The student news site of Downers Grove South High School

Blueprint

The student news site of Downers Grove South High School

Blueprint

Downers Grove South Mustang photo website for there athletes
The IHSA Legislative Commission is voting to advance eight proposals
Hamzah Sayyed, News Editor • December 2, 2022
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Many racers are seen covering the streets of Downtown Downers Grove ready to run the race.
Grove Express hosts annual Thanksgiving 5K
Meida Kuzminskas, Graphics/Photo editor • November 30, 2022

Community members of Downers Grove were able to experience the Thanksgiving Grove Express 5K on Nov. 24. Families enjoyed either walking or running...

Access periods allow for students to complete their homework, meet with teachers and move around the school.
Community responds to new access periods
Taylor S Neal, Copy Editor • November 28, 2022

The 2022- 2023 school year came with plenty of schedule changes, such as the hybrid block schedule and 8- period days. One new change being implemented...

Participants, leaders and directors smile for a photo at the 2021 fall Snowball event.
Keeping the snowball rolling: First two-day Snowball event since 2020
Abigail Culcasi, Editor-in-Chief • November 18, 2022

For the first time since 2020, students will be able to attend a two-day Snowball event at YMCA Camp Duncan in Ingleside, IL from Nov. 18-19....

DGS senior votes with his mom for the first time.
Students vote in 2022 midterm election
Hamzah Sayyed, News Editor • November 8, 2022

The midterm election is going to take place on Nov. 8, where four-hundred and seventy seats will be up for grabs across the country, including...

Family night and playing board games is one of my best experiences from my childhood.
Family night fun deserves another turn
Emily Lang, Freelancer • November 29, 2022
Health issues have been arising because of this complete time change to the human daily routine.
Daylight savings wakes up mental health issues
Fred Kuhlman, Freelancer • November 28, 2022
I believe the art of making music has become too commercial. Everything is about maintaining an image and matching what is currently trending.
Modern music doesn't tell stories like old music does
Juliana Conyer, Freelancer • November 28, 2022
Access and its facets have dubious benefits
Access: A lesson in bad execution
Anthony Addante, Copy Editor • November 28, 2022
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All spending from the bond measure will be publicly disclosed. In addition, the District will
continue to host meetings to collect design input and provide updates on the progress of the
improvements.
The cost accessiblility: The District 58 referendum
Allison Scherquist, Entertainment Editor • December 2, 2022
STEM classes with a high ratio of any gender compared to another can be isolating and scary.
STEM classes need female diversification
Ava Lafin, Editor-in-Chief • December 2, 2022
Krooze sells shirts and hoodies with a custom logo printed onto them.
Students deck the halls with self-run clothing businesses
Emma Fudacz, Editor-in-Chief • November 21, 2022
Imposter syndrome can affect how we view ourselves in our daily tasks and overall perception of our identity.
Imposter syndrome: the fraud that lives in all of us
Isabella Shin, Features Editor • November 17, 2022
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worm food  Skinners fifth album, features beebadoobee, Chloe Moriondo and Vic Fuentes.
Cavetown returns with 'worm food'
Allison Scherquist, Entertainment Editor • November 26, 2022
Restoration Hardwares menu offers a variety of food from breakfast, lunch to dinner.
Come for the furniture, stay for the burger: Restoration Hardware restaurant review
Amanda Despres, Business Manager and Social Media Director • November 14, 2022
There are many rumors that are spread about Halloween and trick-or-treating.
Fact or fiction: Halloween edition
Saminakhon Muradova, Freelancer • October 30, 2022
Disturbia Haunted House, which is located on 1213 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove.
Student Halloween enthusiast spooks Disturbia Haunted House goers
Owen Chaidez, Entertainment Editor • October 28, 2022
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Downers Grove South Mustang photo website for there athletes
The IHSA Legislative Commission is voting to advance eight proposals
Hamzah Sayyed, News Editor • December 2, 2022
When trying a new stunt or trick, the whole team will stand around to help base.
Winter cheer tryouts flip the season around
Ava Lafin, Editor-in-Chief • December 2, 2022
Jacob Steele broke the freshman/sophmore triple jump record during the outdoor 2021-22 season.
Steele puts down the ball to pick up the baton
TeKavin Russell, Grapics/Photo Editor • December 1, 2022
Photo Courtesy of Julia Frauendorff
Girls bowling rolls into the 2022 season
Khita Cunningham, Sports Editor • November 28, 2022
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Senior Skyler Tomecki sprints to the finish line while practicing  speed drills for the cross country season.
Running through the stress
Allison Scherquist, Entertainment Editor • December 2, 2022
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In this video, learn about the weirdest rooms around South.
Weirdest rooms at DGS
Allison Scherquist, Entertainment Editor • October 5, 2022
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Recent trends with students and thrifting
Taylor Neal, Copy Editor • December 2, 2022
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