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  • September 25DGS girls swim meet at Morton high school at 5:00 P.M.
  • September 25Key club meeting at 3:30 P.M. in room C264
  • September 25Student Council meeting at 7:50 A.M.
  • September 25Yearbook club meeting Sept. 27 at 3:30 P.M. in room C194
  • September 25Movie club meeting Sept. 26 at 3:30 P.M. in room C261
  • September 25Homecoming talent show auditions Sept. 25 at 3:30 P.M. in auditorium
  • September 25Go Green Recycling Club meets on Sept. 25 at 3:30 P.M. in room D170
  • September 25DGS plays Hinsdale South at Hinsdale South high school Sept. 29 at 7:30 P.M.
  • September 18Girls varsity swimming at DGS 9/21 at 5:00 p.m.
  • September 18Boys varsity soccer at DGS 9/19 at 6:30 p.m.
The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


Lauren Miranda

Lauren Miranda, Editor-in-Chief

Senior Lauren Miranda is an Editor-in-Chief on the Blueprint staff. In addition to journalism, Miranda is the captain of the DGS varsity dance team and dances in a company outside of school. She is an English tutor at DGS and a member of National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Athletes Committed to Excellence and the PE Leading program.

Miranda’s interest in journalism sparked when she took Journalistic Expression sophomore year. She has since won multiple NISPA, IJEA and Best of Sno awards for her work and aims to further her drive for journalistic inquiry this upcoming year.

When Miranda isn’t writing, she enjoys traveling, volunteering and spending time with those close to her. She is looking forward to writing for the DGS Blueprint and hopes to engage readers as well as magnify the voices of her peers.

All content by Lauren Miranda
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Lauren Miranda, Features Editor
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Top 10 pie flavors

Lauren Miranda, Features Editor
January 23, 2023
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Top 10 celebrity birthday parties

Lauren Miranda, Features Editor
January 23, 2023

The Holiday Breakdown

Lauren Miranda , Features Editor
November 4, 2022

House Hunting

Lauren Miranda, Features Editor
October 25, 2022
Senior homecoming court representatives Hanna Rodeck and Rose Kuhlman will be honored at the pep assembly on Friday, Sept. 16.

2022 homecoming court announced

Lauren Miranda , Features Editor
September 12, 2022

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Lauren Miranda, Freelance Writer
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