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Barbara Collins
Barbara Collins is a senior at DGS. This year she is one of the online co-editor-in-chief of the Blueprint. Collins enjoys being a captain of the DGS girls varsity tennis team, and has played on the team for four years. She is involved in Earth Action Club, P.E Leading and National Honors Society. Collins keeps herself busy with schoolwork; this year she is enrolled in AP Statistics, Calculus BC and AP Environmental Science. When she isn't at school or playing tennis, you can find Collins studying, watching trashy reality TV shows or hanging out with her friends. Collins is considering pursuing a major in business and communications. Currently, she hopes to attend University of Michigan or University of Washington.

Barbara Collins, Online Co-Editor-in-Chief

Dec 04, 2017
Weekly preview: Dec. 4–Dec. 8 (Story)
Nov 21, 2017
November 21, 2017 ()
Nov 20, 2017
Weekly preview: Nov. 20-Nov. 24 (Story)
Nov 08, 2017
Operation Snowball creates ‘a community of caring’ (Story)
Nov 03, 2017
Ann Lichaj: A look at every senior’s best friend (Story)
Oct 30, 2017
Weekly preview: Oct. 30–Nov. 3 (Story)
Oct 26, 2017
Issue 1 (Story)
Oct 20, 2017
Freshman Friday: Nick Schmidt-Bailey (Story)
Oct 06, 2017
Several dance and football team members kneel for national anthem (Story)
Oct 21, 2016
New game rules implemented at DGS (Story)
Oct 21, 2016
Katie Stapleton strives for greatness (Story)
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