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  • April 22Girls varsity lacrosse at Carl Sandburg High School
  • April 22Class of 2024 Prom on April 27
  • April 22CLEAR Workshop on April 26
  • April 22Jazz concert on April 24
  • April 22Cap and gown delivery on April 23
  • April 22Senior awards night on April 25
  • April 15Musical at DGS on April 18, 19, & 20th
  • April 15DGS Principal-Parent Partnership on April 17
  • April 15Culture Week Food Trucks on April 16
  • April 8Mustang Trot on April 14
The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


A friendly fox that ran into a group on trail, just trying to find a bite to eat at their campsite.

Top 10 worst animals to run into while hiking

Carson Kass, Sports Editor July 15, 2024

Many would consider me an experienced hiker. I have conquered parts of the Appalachian Trail, the entirety of Isle Royale National Park, and many more trails across the United States. One of the scariest...

While I don’t actually want to eat the trophy that sits in our classroom, It was the perfect height and size for a chomp to illustrate my point.

Top 10 inedible things I want to eat (or have already eaten)

Sebastian Blanco, Features Editor May 20, 2024

There have been moments in my life where I have just been tired of eating edible food. Whether it was in a moment of weakness or stupidity I'm not sure, but what I do know is that I have a history of eating...

Inside scoop

Briyana Brown, Freelance Writer February 27, 2024

Prom is fast approaching, and DGS seniors are knee-deep in dress fittings, nail appointments and dinner reservations. For many students, prom is one of the defining moments of the high school experience,...

The start of the end

Grace Rerucha, Features Editor January 31, 2024

This podcast features students and staff perspective on the end of senior year and the experiences of high school. All sound effects are from

Long Awaited Friend

NB Bandera, Entertainment Editor December 4, 2023

Freshman Henry Pearson is taking T.V. 1 and learning how to film and edit.

Student creates spooky, short film in T.V. 1

Henry Pearson, Freelance Writer October 11, 2023

Freshman Henry Pearson is interested in film and movies. He currently is taking T.V. 1. This class is a semester long and allows him and other students to explore film-making. Students can register for...

Genin plays out her last year of soccer at DGS.

Genin shoots the shot straight with her soccer career

Isabella Shin, Features Editor July 28, 2023

Georgia Genin is a senior at DGS and is currently committed to Iowa state class of 2027. Being an athlete has always been a big part of Genin’s life, specifically playing the sport of soccer. She enjoys...

Junior Maliyah Sartin dreams to be a fashion model after high school.

Maliyah Sartin sees school has her red carpet

TeKavin Russell, Grapics/Photo Editor July 7, 2023

Junior Maliyah Sartin explains how fashion impacts her life. She embraces her brown-skinned skin. Talking about who’s she inspired by and how fashion influences her life. Q: How does fashion impact...

Check out your Fourth of July horoscopes to see what patriotic song you are; songs are linked below.

Wave your flag to the tune of these Fourth of July horoscopes

Catherine Hewawissa and Maya Homberg June 27, 2023

Cancer: Tonight will be fun, but DO NOT eat meat at the BBQ. Trust, stay vegetarian. Lucky patriotic song:“This Land is Your Land” by Woody Guthrie Leo: Baby, you’re a firework. Come on, let...

Bite into your lucky Pop-tart flavor horoscope

Bite into your lucky Pop-tart flavor horoscope

Meida Kuzminskas and Gabriel Gowen June 20, 2023

Gemini: You’re going to go to the beach and get sand in your hair. A dog will come and lick your face the day after, it’s going to be a husky. Lucky Pop-tart flavor: Frosted Banana Bread Cancer:...

Elements are all around, so be sure you use your horoscope to see which is lucky.

Incorporate these elements into your week according to your horoscope

Ava Lafin and Emma Fudacz June 13, 2023

Gemini: Keep your head up this week. Only drop your gaze when you might see money on the ground. Lucky element: Fluorine Cancer: Protect your peace from those who want to take it from you. Don’t...

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