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The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


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Jack Pastore

Jack Pastore, Head Copy Editor

Senior Jack Pastore is the Copy Editor-in-Chief and an Entertainment Editor on the Blueprint Staff. In addition to this, Pastore is involved in multiple school activities and works at Mariano’s.

Outside of Blueprint, Pastore has had a long acting career at Downers Grove South. He has acted in two plays, with his more major role portraying The Ghost of Christmas Present in the 2022 show of "A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley". On top of this, he has performed well in film programs in and outside of the school.

After graduating from Downers Grove South, Pastore plans on attending University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to be a film student in the Peck School of Art. He loves to be creative in all aspects of the production of plays and film and can be passionately creative when given the proper tools. He enjoys jazz, cooking and falling into deep rabbit holes of information online with a nice cup of tea.

All content by Jack Pastore
 In a country with such a storied history, it felt right to cover the classics that have remained in the cultural memory of America.

Top Ten American Political Scandals

Jack Pastore, Copy Editor-In-Chief
March 18, 2024
A photo of Judy Garland taken for A Star Is Born (1954).

What makes a gay icon?

Jack Pastore, Copy Editory
February 29, 2024

DGS speech team prepares for upcoming season

Jack Pastore, Copy Editor-In-Chief
November 10, 2023
Students get to learn about the ALICE training.

DGS hosts annual ALICE training

Jack Pastore, Head Copy Editor
September 28, 2023
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