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  • January 22DGS Varsity Speech Tournament 1/22-1/23
  • January 18NO SCHOOL Jan. 18 (MLK Jr. Day)
  • January 13Building open 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. on weekdays for item pickup and drop off
The week of Jan. 5 marks the first week students have been in the building since Oct. 30.
Return to hybrid learning draws mixed reviews
Luc Alvarez, Editor-in-Chief • January 8, 2021

On January 5, DGS students and staff returned to in-person instruction as part of the new 2021 hybrid schedule. In-person class time has been...

Superintendent Dr. Hank Thiele presents the new 2021 Hybrid Schedule set to go into effect on Jan. 5.
District 99 set to follow a new hybrid schedule starting Jan. 5
Lauren Wilmore, News Editor • December 15, 2020

District 99 is planning on transitioning to the 2021 Hybrid Schedule starting Jan. 5. Students will attend in-person learning four days a week,...

Final Exams stress most students out, but the remote learning conditions magnify the worries many students already have about their exams
Final exams in remote learning environment
Lauren Wilmore, News Editor • December 4, 2020

Due to the announcement of remote learning to continue through the end of this semester for District 99, final exams will look different than...

The free and reduced program has been opened to everyone
Free lunches during COVID-19
Kassem Ossman, Entertainment Editor • November 29, 2020

District 99 helps families who are struggling during the pandemic as much as they can by setting up pickup stations to offer free meals for the...

Many restaurants like Another Round sit vacant as COVID-19 restrictions have pushed restaurant-goers outside.
COVID-19 pandemic pushes students into unemployment
Jeremy Cinco, Freelance Writer • November 17, 2020

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, youth unemployment has increased by approximately 1.8 million this past year due to COVID-19...

Because of COVID-19, students have had to adapt their home workspaces into art studios.
Quarantine creation: How the art and culinary classes are functioning through COVID-19
Claire Valenti, Freelance Writer • November 16, 2020

COVID-19 has caused many things to change regarding school’s overall social and learning environment. DGS staff and students this semester...

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