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  • April 15Musical at DGS on April 18, 19, & 20th
  • April 15DGS Principal-Parent Partnership on April 17
  • April 15Culture Week Food Trucks on April 16
  • April 8Mustang Trot on April 14
  • April 8Bilingual Family Dinner Dance from 6-8 p.m. on April 11
  • April 8FCCLA state on April 11-12
  • April 8Non-attendance day for freshmen, sophomores and seniors on April 11
  • April 8Juniors take the SAT; attend 8:20 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on April 11
  • April 8Non-attendance day for juniors and seniors on April 10
  • April 8Freshmen and sophomores take PSAT; attend 8:20-11:35 a.m. on April 10
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.

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