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The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


Juliana Conyer

Juliana Conyer, Managing Editor

Junior Juliana Conyer is the Managing Editor in her first year on the Blueprint staff. Besides journalism, Conyer is a part of book club, varsity speech team, PE Leading program and is a vice president of student council.

Conyer was a part of the 2023 Journalism IHSA team and took first place at the sectional competition for yearbook caption writing. She advanced to state and became the champion in the event. Conyer was also a member of the 2023 DGS Speech Individual Events team and made it to the sectional finals of the state series.

Conyer’s journalism experience began at the beginning of her freshman year, when she joined the Blueprint club as a freelance writer. She then went on to take the Journalistic Expression class her sophomore year to enhance her journalism skills.

In her free time, Conyer enjoys spending time with her younger siblings, reading, listening to music and watching new movies. Additionally, she has a passion for creative writing and public speaking. Conyer hopes to pursue a career in writing.

All content by Juliana Conyer
The large gym scoreboard at DGS.

[Photo] DGS scores a mustang-makeover.

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March 7, 2024

[Video] Armed

Juliana Conyer, Freelance Writer
May 11, 2023
OCD definitely impacts me in high school, but it has taught me perseverance, courage, and resilience.

Having OCD in high school

Juliana Conyer, Freelancer
April 21, 2023
Poetry can be a person’s first step towards changing the world through words.

Why I like to write poetry

Juliana Conyer, Freelance Writer
February 22, 2022
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Top 10 girl power songs

Juliana Conyer, Freelance Writer
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