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2017 Homecoming court announced

2017 Homecoming court announced

Marc Alvarez and Jonah Ocuto

September 27, 2017


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The 2017-18 homecoming court has been announced. The court is as follows: Freshmen: Enzo Rovito and Grace Reichert Sophomores: Heather Lea and Ben Skibbe Juniors: Ryan Campagna and Holly Leuken Seniors: Jonah Ocuto, Miguel Saucedo, Clayton Linde, Sergio Villalobos, Kora Montana, Lindsay Valero,...

Gummy bear drug bust breaks balance at Naperville North

Gummy bear drug bust breaks balance at Naperville North

Gabrielle Bartkeviciute, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 8, 2016


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Thirteen Naperville North High School students were rushed to Edward Hospital because of consuming gummy bears that were possibly laced with marijuana on Dec. 6. A 16-year-old suspect is now in custody for questioning. The police have not yet confirmed whether the students took the gummy bears knowingly...

Hinsdale South student charged with six felonies after threatening Hinsdale South High School

Hinsdale South student charged with six felonies after threatening Hinsdale South High School

Gabrielle Bartkeviciute, Print Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2016


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After finding explosives, weapons and a Nazi uniform in the possession of a student from Hinsdale South, police arrested him for eight felonies on Oct. 5. for making threats to the Hinsdale South High School. The student is set to stand in front of a judge Oct. 19, and this is still an ongoing investigation. According...

DGS graduates chosen to be on the Distinguished Alumni Wall of Honor

DGS graduates chosen to be on the Distinguished Alumni Wall of Honor

Jonah Ocuto and Gabrielle Bartkeviciute

September 30, 2016


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The second induction of Distinguished Alumni Wall of Honor showed DGS graduates the meaning and honor there is behind being a student at DGS. The ceremony on Sept. 29 featured four new inductees: Jill Aspegren, Mark Hersam, Emil J. Martinec and Greg Smith Sr. Aspegren is a humanitarian and teacher...

Homecoming Court finalists announced

Homecoming Court finalists announced

Michelle Hroma, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 23, 2016


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Your underclass representatives are: Freshman attendant: Tatum Mitchell Freshman Escort: Jake Blazevich Sophomore attendant: Jenny Paskvan Sophomore escort: Jake Pleggi Junior Attendant: Katie Meyr Junior Escort: Vince Vena   And now for your senior members of the court, all of whom will be running for King and Queen du...

School on alert: Bullet found in boys’ bathroom

School on alert: Bullet found in boys’ bathroom

Addyson Wesolowski, Kylie Schatmeyer, Eileen Tyrrell, and Michelle Hroma

September 8, 2016


Filed under BREAKING NEWS, Showcase

A bullet was found this morning during third period in a boys’ bathroom by custodian John Sweeny. The bullet was found behind a toilet in the bathroom located at the intersection of the A and D hallways on the second floor. Parents and staff were notified via email during fifth period, and teachers were...

Finding a new home: Erik Swenson’s story

Finding a new home: Erik Swenson’s story

Joe Stellato, Editor-in-Chief Print

January 29, 2016


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After having his scholarship pulled by Michigan University, senior offensive tackle Erik Swenson has found a new home at the University of Oklahoma. He announced his final decision on his Twitter on Jan. 30: Blessed to say that I have committed to attend the University of Oklahoma #OUDNA #Sooners pic...

Erik Swenson reopens recruitment

Erik Swenson reopens recruitment

Kirsten Gard, Editor-in-Chief Online

January 21, 2016


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DGS senior and four-star offensive tackle Erik Swenson has been committed to play football at University of Michigan since November of 2013, making him the longest-tenured commitment in the 2016 class.  Swenson's official signing was set to be in February 2016, and on Jan. 20 he announced via Twitter...

Bomb Squad called in to Downers Grove Public Library

Bomb Squad called in to Downers Grove Public Library

Hannah Maes, Features Editor

December 3, 2015


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Around 2:30 on Wednesday Dec. 2, a suspicious package was left on the second floor in the Downers Grove Public Library. The DuPage County Sheriff’s Department Bomb Squad responded quickly to the threat and the building was evacuated. This was the same day as the San Bernardino, CA, mass shooting, ...

School evacuation

School evacuation

Tessa Brown, Kirsten Gard, and Unna Fernandez

November 30, 2015


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DGS was evacuated via fire alarms on Nov. 30 at approximately 10:35 a.m. According to Principal Ed Schwartz, a motor on a piece of equipment in the photography room malfunctioned and filled the room with smoke, which led to the fire alarm setting off. All students and staff were evacuated, causing s...

Homecoming Court

Homecoming Court

September 18, 2015


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Here are your 2015 Homecoming Court results. Representing the Freshmen... Jillian Paladino and Keegan Garland   Sophomores... Nora Woods and Blake Freko   Juniors... Sarah Casey and Kenny Kruse   Senior court members running for Queen... Elizabeth Bailey,...