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  • May 16IHSA Boys Track and Field Sectionals, Thursday May 19
  • May 16IHSA Boys Volleyball Sectionals, Saturday May 21
  • May 16IHSA Girls Soccer Regionals, Friday May 20
  • May 16IHSA Boys Tennis Sectionals, Friday May 20
  • May 16IHSA Girls Track and Field State Finals, Friday May 20 and Saturday May 21
  • May 16Graduation, Friday May 20
  • May 16Senior Prom, Tues May 17
  • May 16Wind Ensemble Concert, Mon May 16
  • April 19Compete in lunchroom games to win the spirit jug for your grade!
  • April 11Spirit assembly on Friday, April 22
The student news site of Downers Grove South High School

Blueprint

The student news site of Downers Grove South High School

Blueprint

The internet couldnt teach me everything, but it did show me that I wasnt the only one waking up every morning feeling like I didn’t belong in my body; it also showed me the dark truths and struggles people like me face in life.

Jo Stewart, Freelance Writer

Jo Stewart is a Senior at DGS. When they’re not participating in speech tournaments or practices, Stewart is singing in DGS choirs, going to play rehearsal, or practicing guitar. When she’s not at school, Stewart enjoys singing in her rock band The Substitutes.

Stewart is also a part of the International Thespian Society and National Speech and Debate Association, ranking top 60 in the nation for Poetry. While they are currently interning as a Copy Editor at Grain of Salt Mag, they hope to focus their writing and acting skills as a film and Ttevision major in college.

Stewart’s love of film and television stems from a childhood of watching movies and shows with her parents. They are passionate about telling important stories, and are inspired by the opportunities the world of film provides to create community and awareness through media.

All content by Jo Stewart