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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


Luc Alvarez

Luc Alvarez, Editor-in-Chief

Senior Luc Alvarez is an Editor-in-Chief in his second year on the Blueprint staff. At DGS Alvarez runs varsity on the cross country and track teams where he has received All-Conference honors and been selected as Team Captain. In addition to running, he is an honor roll student, a math and English tutor and a member of ACE, NHS and SNHS.

Outside of school, Alvarez is a director and performer for the Trinity Irish Dance Ensemble -- a world-renowned Irish Dance performance group. Alvarez, a two-time world medalist, has performed in a variety of venues, from the floor of the Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks games to onstage at the House of Blues in Chicago. During the past few summers, Alvarez has traveled to Italy, Portugal and Spain to perform with his group.

In his free time, Alvarez enjoys traveling around the world, listening to music and hanging out with friends. Additionally, Alvarez is a sports enthusiast and cheers for the Chicago Bears and Chicago Bulls religiously while holding his countless fantasy football championships as some of his proudest accomplishments.

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Remote learning reviewed

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