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  • November 21English teachers available in the Lit Center by appointment
  • November 21Winter Break Dec.19 - Jan. 2
  • November 21Math tutors available in the math resource center all lunch periods
  • November 21Finals week Dec. 13-16
  • November 21End of first semester Dec.16
  • November 21Winter Art Show & Concert 7:00-9:00 p.m Dec.8
  • November 21All English late work due Dec. 2
  • November 21Winter play 7:00 - 9:00 p.m Dec. 1-3
  • November 21Thanksgiving Break Nov. 23-25
  • November 14Speech Tournament Nov. 19 at Hoffman Estates High School
The student news site of Downers Grove South High School

Blueprint

The student news site of Downers Grove South High School

Blueprint

Hamzah Sayyed

Hamzah Sayyed, News Editor

Hamzah Sayyed is a first year staff member of Blueprint, and he is a News Editor. Sayyed is a three sport athlete in track and field, football and wrestling. Sayyed has won previous awards including, winning 1st place in conference with his track and field team in 2022, along with placing 1st in conference for wrestling in 2021.

During his junior year, Sayyed took his first steps to journalism and expanded his horizon of writing. He later found a love for writing and telling stories. Sayyed’s work was sent to the Illinois JEA where his piece, “Before and after weight loss” took 2nd place for multimedia in 2022.

Sayyed’s other hobbies include activities like fishing, listening to music, spending time with family and friends and taking care of his animals. He has always had an interest in animals and wishes to be a veterinarian. Sayyed hopes that after college he can make a difference in the animal community by treating illness, injuries and spreading awareness for animal cruelty.

All content by Hamzah Sayyed