The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


Breaking News
  • May 10Wind Ensemble concert 5/16
  • May 10Children's play 5/13 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • May 10Signing day 5/11
  • May 10Graduation practice for seniors 5/19
  • May 10Yearbook pickup starts 5/10
  • May 10Last day for freshman, sophomores and juniors- May 23
  • May 10Last day for seniors- May 16
  • May 10Graduation- May 21
  • April 26Senior awards this Wednesday in the auditorium
  • April 26Prom this Saturday
The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


Maya Homberg

Maya Homberg, Copy Editor-In-Chief

Junior Maya Homberg is a Copy Editor-In-Chief, and this is her first year on the Blueprint staff. Homberg is an honor roll student and has been swimming for over 10 years. At DGS, she is on the varsity swim team and also attends clubs such as Athletes Committed to Excellence, Book Club, Earth Action Club and Key Club.

Homberg joined Journalism Club during her sophomore year and has always shown a passion for reading and writing. She has won multiple writing competitions and is hoping to expand her knowledge of journalism as well as see if she could make a career out of it.

In her free time, Homberg enjoys hanging out with friends, baking and traveling. She loves visiting other countries but dreams of seeing all fifty states.

All content by Maya Homberg
DGS students disagree on whether or not the new assault rifle ban is unconstitutional.

Assault weapon ban stirs controversy

Maya Homberg, Copy Editor-In-Chief
February 8, 2023

Stunning Stories

Maya Homberg, Copy Editor-In-Chief
November 15, 2022
The DGS Blueprint sent out an email surveying the student body; 234 people responded to collect the information presented above

Teens stuck in the digital warp of screen time

Maya Homberg, Copy Editor-in-Chief
October 31, 2022
Starbucks is one of many coffee shops feeding teen caffeine addiction.

Life is better withOUT coffee

Maya Homberg, Copy Editor-In-Chief
September 16, 2022
2021 has been a big year for pop music; here are my top 10 albums of the year.

My top 10 pop albums of 2021

Maya Homberg, Freelance Writer
December 14, 2021
As an academically-motivated perfectionist, I’m here to tell you that pressure and competitiveness is part of being a student, and having a valedictorian isn’t extra stress - it’s a reward.

Bring valedictorian back

Maya Homberg, Freelance Writer
October 19, 2021
Load More Stories