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Blueprint

  • August 30National Honors Society applications due Sept. 9
  • August 30Young Hearts for Life screening Sept. 16
  • August 25FAFSA informational session on Sept. 8
  • August 24Second Vaccination Clinic held at North High on Aug. 24
  • August 24Curriculum Night on Aug. 26
  • August 23Senior focus group presentation in English classes on Aug. 25
  • August 20Online Freshman Play auditions due on Aug. 25 at 6 p.m.
  • August 20Freshman Play auditions on Aug. 23 at 3:40 p.m.
  • August 17Home football game on Aug. 27 at 5 p.m.
  • August 12Late start and Mustang Way on Aug. 16.
The student news site of Downers Grove South High School

Blueprint

The student news site of Downers Grove South High School

Blueprint

Samantha Perkins

Sam Perkins, Photo Editor

Sam Perkins is a senior at DGS and is the Photo Editor for the newspaper. In her freetime she loves taking photos and has been involved with photography at DGS since she was a freshman. Perkins has competed in multiple photography contests within the last few years and has won most of her awards at Scholastic.

Next year, Perkins hopes to attend DePaul University in Chicago and get an art, media and design degree. After college, she wants to be a product photographer for a major company and shoot wedding, portrait and travel photos.

Perkins is also part of the DGS tennis team. She played on JV for her first two years, then on varsity last years. Perkins has placed at conference all three years and hopes to win at conference her senior year as well.

All content by Sam Perkins
Michelle Kravec as a child.

TBT: Michelle Kravec

April 11, 2019

Issue 3

January 25, 2019
#TBT Andrea Wilts

TBT: Andrea Wiltz

October 25, 2018
The girls have one final pep talk before they start their conference game.

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October 17, 2018
The DGS girls cheer on one another after a point is scored.

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October 17, 2018
The team waits to defend their courts.

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October 17, 2018
Varsity players wait for Hinsdale South to serve the ball.

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October 17, 2018
DGS players block the other team's attempt at a spike.

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October 17, 2018
Dumford prepares to spike down the ball and take the lead.

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October 17, 2018
After the anthem the top lineup cheer on one another as they announce themselves before the game.

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October 17, 2018
Both teams line up to listen to the national anthem before they begin the game.

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October 17, 2018
The team huddles around each other for a pre-game pep talk.

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October 17, 2018
DGS players wait to go onto the courts to begin their conference game.

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October 17, 2018
Team members give a speech about the season and the upcoming game.

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October 17, 2018

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October 4, 2018
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