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The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


Kuhn’s high school ID card.

Throwback Thursday: Mr. Kuhn

Liam Wells, Freelance Writer February 22, 2024

Students that work in the math resource center sit at tables specific to their math classes while getting help from peers.

Math resource center and peer tutors multiply into success

Grace Rerucha, Features Editor February 13, 2024

Math can be one of the most challenging classes for high school students. Retaking tests, studying and seeking help are needed by students. However, DGS offers a resource to those struggling with this...

Garramone leaves a lasting impact on the DGS community through his commitment to the Mustang Way.

Vincent Garramone retires, leaves lasting impact

Liam Wells, Freelance Writer January 25, 2024

There is a clatter of weights as P.E. leaders walk down the rows of bulky strength training equipment. They carefully observe their fellow classmates' workout form before residing on bench presses and...

Moriarty poses for an annual dance company photoshoot at Impact Dance Studio.

Moriarty makes an ‘Impact’ on the competitive dance stage

Lauren Miranda, Editor-in-Chief January 17, 2024

Sophomore Alice Moriarty is no stranger to the spotlight. Beginning her dance career at two years old, Moriarty skillfully entertains audiences while flawlessly executing show-stopping routines. Moriarty...

Freshman Michael Golminas runs the art tutorial Youtube channel How to Craft.

Freshman artist is a learner and teacher

Nicholas Sadelski, Opinions Editor January 12, 2024

While most kids his age are drawing stick figures, freshman Michael Golminas is making an animated series. Golminas has spent many years working to improve his artistic ability, continuing his learning...

Juniors Noelle Kelly (left) and Becca Snouffer (right) pose with a newly made Greener Grove shirt at their end-of-the-year party.

Greener Grove plants seeds in community

Juliana Conyer, Managing Editor January 12, 2024

In Jan. 2020, Downers Grove residents Louise Kelly and Carol Richart were alarmed to discover that their town had made the Environmental Concerns Commission inoperative. They responded by creating Greener...

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