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All content by Andrea Davenport
This is one of Sami Marks more recent paintings. The painting is only one side of the picture and of her younger sister. Mark will have multiple pieces submitted in the Woodridge Art Show next Wednesday April 10 at 6:00 pm.

Senior Sami Mark is making her mark

Andrea Davenport, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief
April 3, 2019

Growing from Grief

Andrea Davenport, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 22, 2019
Senior Bailey McCoy left school for three weeks in order to attend and speak at the grandfathers funeral. March 17, 2019 commemorated the one-year anniversary of his death.

Experiencing the death of a family member

Andrea Davenport, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 22, 2019
McCoy was a cheerleader for eight years before her ankle injury. After she quit, she needed two surgeries on her ankle; however, doctors are still unaware of the cause of her pain.

The impact of physical pain

Andrea Davenport, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 22, 2019
McCoy (bottom right) has been on the DGS Girls Bowling team for three years. This year was her first year on the varsity team.

Bowling through grief

Andrea Davenport, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 22, 2019

Conclusion

Andrea Davenport, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 22, 2019
Senior Bailey McCoy has experienced both emotional and physical loss beginning from a young age.

Growing from Grief

Andrea Davenport, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 22, 2019
The DGS boys 200-yard freestyle relay team broke a 26-year-old record, previously set in 1993.

(Pictured left to right:
Bobby Sayre, Aidan Logan, Jack Kulaga, Thomas Noller)

Bobby Sayre freestyles his way to success

Andrea Davenport, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 1, 2019
Senior MarcAnthony Smith experiments with many medias in order to craft his own action figures. In the above, two are molded, two are 3D printed using a specific 3D Design program and one was created using a beading technique, of which he made up.

MarcAnthony Smith molds his life in toy design

Andrea Davenport, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 28, 2019
Feb. 14 is tomorrow and you need to find yourself a date for the Valentines Day festivities. Check out these horoscopes to see who you should ask you for this years season of love.

2/13 Horoscopes for a lovey-dovey holiday

Andrea Davenport, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 13, 2019
A quiet afternoon in the DGS college and career room.

Weekly Preview: Jan. 6 – Jan. 11

Andrea Davenport, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 7, 2019
A quiet afternoon in the DGS college and career room.

Weekly Preview: Oct. 29 – Nov. 2

Andrea Davenport, Print Co-Editor-In-Chief
October 29, 2018
The finished product is best eaten directly out of the oven.

Chocolate Heaven Cookies: eat with the angels

Andrea Davenport, Print Editor-In-Chief
September 11, 2018
Disney is still the bees knees

Disney is still the bee’s knees

Andrea Davenport, Print Opinions Editor
May 9, 2018
The Lemon Bars entering the oven.

Lemon-y sweet for a summer treat

Andrea Davenport, Print Opinions Editor
May 8, 2018
DGS senior varsity gymnast Abby Carson takes her place above the number two on the podium at the IHSA State gymnastics meet held in Palatine, IL.

Carlson sticks the landing at State

Andrea Davenport, Print Opinions Editor
February 23, 2018
Freshman Friday: Lauryn Mobley

Freshman Friday: Lauryn Mobley

Andrea Davenport, Print Opinions Editor
February 23, 2018
Cookie dough to love a choco-lot

Cookie dough to love a choco-lot

Andrea Davenport, Print Opinions Editor
February 14, 2018
Wednesday Horoscopes 2/7/18

Wednesday Horoscopes 2/7/18

Andrea Davenport, Print Opinions Editor
February 7, 2018
Weekly preview: Jan. 22 - Jan. 26

Weekly preview: Jan. 22 – Jan. 26

Andrea Davenport, Print Opinions Editor
January 22, 2018
Marble Brookies: a chocolate lovers dessert

Marble Brookies: a chocolate lovers dessert

Andrea Davenport, Print Opinions Editor
November 16, 2017
I pum-cant stand this seasonal flavor

I pum-can’t stand this seasonal flavor

Andrea Davenport, Print Opinions Editor
November 6, 2017
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