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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
  • September 30 Seniors and juniors: Some colleges are visiting DGS on Oct. 1! Sign up through Naviance
  • 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


The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


Jacqueline Sumida

Jacqueline Sumida, Print Entertainment Editor

Jacqueline Sumida is a senior and is the Print Entertainment Editor for the Blueprint. This her second year on the staff and in the entertainment section. DGS, Sumida is a member of a cappella Choir, Madrigal Singers and Thespians. 

Outside of school Sumida works part-time at Goodwill as a sales floor associate as well as doing homework, playing her guitar and listening to music. Her favorite genres include alternative rock and K-pop. Some of her favorite groups include Catfish and The Bottlemen, Twice, Rocket Punch, Monsta X, HAIM and Florence + The Machine.

In the near future, Sumida would like to pursue a major in journalism and a minor in music or choral music at a four-year university. She is open to new experiences and is very much excited about what the future holds.

All content by Jacqueline Sumida
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February 6, 2020
The D99 orchestra and the DGS combined choirs get ready for the start of another holiday assembly.

Music at DGS

December 18, 2019
Rap Monster works the stage during Serendipity at Soldier Field.


May 15, 2019

Issue 4

March 22, 2019
English teacher Christi Littell and her husband.

Throwback Thursday 09/27

September 27, 2018
An award for homecoming weekend

Horoscopes 9/19

September 19, 2018
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