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Freshman Friday: Doug Schumacher

Freshman Friday: Doug Schumacher

Calvin Herion, Online Sports Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Features

Who are you, and how do we knew each other? "My name is Doug Schumacher. Calvin and his [sophomore] brother Beau are my cousins."   What is it like to go threw DGS with your family? "It's interesting, it's nice to have people you know [at DGS] above you. They make me feel welcome at ...

Freshman Friday: Qasim Simba

Freshman Friday: Qasim Simba

Lindsay Valero, Photo/Video Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Profiles

What middle school did you go to and what was your experience like? I went to O’Neill middle school and it was really cool meeting so many new people.   Do you think your middle school prepared you for the high school workload? Middle school definitely helped prepare me for the high sc...

Ann Lichaj: A look at every senior’s best friend

Ann Lichaj: A look at every senior’s best friend

Barbara Collins, Online Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2017


Filed under Features, frnt.pge

Senior executive secretary Ann Lichaj keeps busy by helping DGS students apply to colleges. Lichaj has worked as a secretary at DGS for 23 years. She currently works in the College and Career Center setting up college visits and helping students with college applications. Lichaj also sends counselor...

Freshman Friday: Rebecca Diddia

Freshman Friday: Rebecca Diddia

Kendall Brost, Online Entertainment Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Features, frnt.pge

Q: What is your favorite thing about freshman year so far? A: My favorite part about freshman year is all the classes I'm taking. Q: What is your least favorite part of freshman year? A: My least favorite part about freshman year is the crowded halls. Q: What are you involved in this year and wh...

Freshman Friday: Brett Drzewiecki

Freshman Friday: Brett Drzewiecki

Sydney Hall, Online News Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under Features

Q: Are you involved in any clubs or activities? A: I was on the golf team. That's pretty much it. Q: What do you like to do in your free time? A: Hang out with friends, watch TV [and] chill out. Q: What is your favorite part about high school? A: Meeting new people. Q: What is your least favorite part abou...

Q & A with Cyndi Montero

Q & A with Cyndi Montero

Alex Miranda, Freelance Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Features

Q: What special talents or secret hobbies do you have that your students do not know about? I like to go see live music. Music is my “thing,” so on the weekends typically I will go out with my friends to music festivals. As my students know, I also love to travel. I don’t think I do anything ...

An in-depth look at DGS custodians

An in-depth look at DGS custodians

Jhenevie Oca, Photo Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under Features, Profiles

Anyone who works at DGS deserves some serious recognition. After all, it isn’t easy working with teenagers. However, a special commendation goes out to the people that work behind the scenes: the Custodial, Maintenance, and Grounds (CMG) Staff. Every single person who is a part of that crew deserves...

Freshman Friday: Nick Schmidt-Bailey

Freshman Friday: Nick Schmidt-Bailey

Barbara Collins, Online Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 20, 2017


Filed under Features

Q: What have you gotten involved in at DGS? A: “I’m in cheer and I’m in ACE [Athletes Committed to Excellence].” Q: Have you enjoyed the activities that you are involved in? A: “I love both of them. I think they’re both really great and it’s helping me meet new people and make conne...

Porcaro persists: DGS senior battles Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Porcaro persists: DGS senior battles Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Sarah Major, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2017


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The liquid falls slowly, dripping into the IV like an endlessly-beating metronome. It’s chemotherapy that enters DGS senior Olivia Porcaro’s bloodstream, her fourth round of treatment in her ongoing battle with Stage II Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. After this round, she’ll endure one more cycle of chemot...

Leila Morof: DGS’s gift from Germany

Leila Morof: DGS’s gift from Germany

Emmanuelle Copeland and Rhaya Truman

October 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Profiles

Leila Morof looks like any other girl venturing through a typical year of high school. She is involved in multiple clubs, on the Pintos dance team and loves watching Netflix. But actually, she is our only exchange student from Germany joining our student body and learning many new things along the way. ...

Freshman Friday: Lestin Kandakudy

Freshman Friday: Lestin Kandakudy

Emmanuelle Copeland, Graphics Director

October 6, 2017


Filed under Features, Profiles

Q: So how’s high school been going so far? A: “High school’s great … it’s harder than middle school. They definitely give you a lot more homework. I’m in all honors classes, and it’s not what I’m used to because the middle school I went to did not prepare you for the amount of homewor...

Former NBA player Chris Herren talks on his battle with substance abuse

Former NBA player Chris Herren talks on his battle with substance abuse

Jayna Bardahl, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2017


Filed under Features

ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary “Unguarded” on basketball player Chris Herren brought immediate publicity to the 42 year-old’s intense battle with drugs and alcohol as a young man. In 2013, Herren came to DGS as the Red Ribbon Week guest speaker, leaving students and teachers feeling immediately ...