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The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


Weirdest rooms at DGS

Allison Scherquist, Entertainment Editor October 5, 2022

What DGS Schedule are you?

What DGS Schedule are you?

Allison Scherquist, Entertainment Editor September 30, 2022

Superfans support winning football team

TeKavin Russell, Grapics/Photo Editor September 27, 2022

Blueprint taste tests fall Blizzards

NB Bandera, Video News Director September 21, 2022

Mr. McGinniss math one class is excited to welcome next years incoming freshmen.

It’s not like High School Musical: Top 10 things to look forward to at DGS

Claire Valenti and Annie Metherd August 9, 2022

What time is it? School time! Here's 10 things you should be psyched to see at Downers Grove South. #10: Pool You’ve read that right: a pool, or better yet, the swim unit. A never before seen...

Despite the good weather, some students find that there are many disadvantages to having a summer birthday.

Summer sun brings birthday blues: Ten things people with summer birthdays miss out on

Sydney Richardson and Jake Hahn August 2, 2022

Birthdays are a magical time in which all those dear to you can gather together and truly show their appreciation and celebrate your existence on this Earth. Birthdays during a school day are an added...

Top 10 pens that will actually make you excited to take notes

Top 10 pens that will actually make you excited to take notes

Nora Joy, Abigal Culcasi, News Editor, Photo Editor July 26, 2022

With the first day of school right around the corner, it's time to take a trip to the store and refresh your stock of school supplies. As you walk down the aisles and see all of the flashy displays it's...

Top 10 animated movie deaths

Top 10 animated movie deaths

Abigail Durkin and Owen Atseff July 25, 2022

It has been a long standing fact that Disney, Pixar, and basically any production companies targeting animated movies to children love to include death scenes. In fact, since 1970 the only movie that Disney...

Top 10 Bath and Body Works scents

Top 10 Bath and Body Works scents

Sally Lichner, Kristin Weidner, Entertainment Editor, Video News Editor July 11, 2022

You know and love them, but there are so many to choose from: woody, floral and fresh. How can one decide what to buy on what feels like thousands of scents? Never fear because two scent-obsessed teenagers...

Senior Ellison Gee is excited for summer of 2022. She shares some of her favorite summer activities and foods.

Q and A: Ellison Gee shares her summer favorites

Anika Brown and Gwendolynne Royle July 7, 2022

With summer comes sun burns and melted ice cream. Senior Ellison Gee shares some of her favorites from the summer season. Q: What is your favorite summer song? A: “Carolina” by Harry Styles is...

Youll know its a Jason Derulo song but not by the melody or the beat.

Jason Derulo will never forget his name

Faith Nelson and Casey Muzykansky June 20, 2022

You’ve heard him on the radio, you’ve heard him at a party and you’ve definitely heard him at a school dance. When his song comes on, you’ll instantly know it’s his because Singer Jason Derulo...

The Midwest may have endless corn fields and the flattest terrain, but it truly is an amazing place to live.

Top ten Midwestern things that make us Midwestern

Anika Brown and Savanna Martinez June 14, 2022

Ah, the Midwest— known for dairy products, corn and Chicago. You can drive for hours in the middle of nowhere without seeing a single Kwik Trip or Speedway, but you will see plenty of cows and corn....

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