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  • October 7 Girls bowling meeting on Oct. 13 at 3:30 pm
  • October 7 Girls gymnastics informational meeting on Oct. 12 at 7:30 and 3:30 pm
  • October 7 Downers Grove South and Hinsdale South soccer match on Oct. 6 at 6:30 pm
  • October 7 Boys and Girls Cross Country Twilight Invite on Oct. 6 at 4:30 pm
  • October 1 French and German club soccer match on Oct. 5 at 3:30 pm
  • October 1 First Choir Concert Oct. 5 at 7 pm
  • September 30 Come support DGS soccer at crosstown against North at 6:30 on Sept. 30
  • September 30 Men's swim and dive informational meeting at 7:30 am on Sept. 30
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  • September 30 The Super Smash Brothers Club informational meeting at 3:30 pm on Sept. 30
The student news site of Downers Grove South High School

Blueprint

The student news site of Downers Grove South High School

Blueprint

Ashley Boak

Ashley Boak, Photo Editor

Ashley Boak is a senior at DGS and the Photo Editor for the Blueprint. This is Boak’s first year on the Blueprint staff, but she freelanced for the Blueprint throughout her junior year. Boak swims for DGS and is involved in Mustang Way leading, Operation Snowball, Mad Dash and the student board for the school construction.

Boak spends her summers working at Cypress Cove Family Aquatic Park as a deck attendant and a swim instructor. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family or having long movie marathons. Boak also enjoys driving to Stevens Point, Wisconsin to visit her sister.

In the future, Boak wishes to attend either Indiana State University or University of Wisconsin Stevens Point to study elementary education. She also hopes to receive a minor in early childhood. Boak has a dream to become a first-grade teacher.

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December 11, 2019
Ive been in love with fall since November 2002 when I was only three months old.

I’m in love with fall

November 22, 2019
Five veterans were honored at the football game on Oct. 25, 2019. The game was against crosstown rival Downers Grove North and the theme among both teams was supporting veterans.

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October 29, 2019
The Marching Mustangs marching band preparing to take the field during the pregame show. Since the temperature was 40 degrees, the marching band wore long coats that displayed their Marching Mustangs logo on the back.

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October 29, 2019
Senior offensive lineman Nick Rasnic preparing for a battle against the Trojans.  The Mustangs fought until the end to try and win the crosstown classic game.

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October 29, 2019
Wide receiver Eli Reed preparing to take on a cornerback from the Trojans football team. Reed was constantly on the field while battling against the Trojans.

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October 29, 2019
Drummer Bri Backmam performs in the percussion section during the marching bands halftime performance entitled “Reflection”.

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October 29, 2019
Senior color guard participant Oneida Byrd leans back while a section of the marching band leans over her during their halftime performance of their show entitled Reflection.

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October 29, 2019
Junior quarterback Cole Warehime hands the ball to junior running back Rahshon Murff during the third quarter of the game. Murff proceeded to run with the ball until being tackled by a Trojan. Murff unfortunately broke his hand during the fourth quarter, putting him out for the rest of the season.

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October 29, 2019
The Fillies varsity dance team and the coed varsity cheerleaders paired up to give a combined halftime show. The two teams preformed to a mashup of popular hit songs.

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October 29, 2019
Defensive back, number 46 Gavin Brenkus and defensive back, number 62 Danny Mulcahy stand on the sidelines while observing the play that was about to take place during the game against the Trojans. The final score was 14-7 in favor of the Trojans.

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October 29, 2019
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