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The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


Samantha Bachara

Samantha Bachara, Business Manager/Social Media Director

Senior Samantha Bachara is serving as the Business Manager and Social Media Director for her first year on the Blueprint staff. When she is not writing, she is a competitor on the Speech team, sings in the DGS Choirs and is the Vice President of the Masque and Gavel club. Bachara is also a member of the National Honors Society, the National Speech and Debate Association, the International Thespians Society and is an honor roll student.

In her free time, Bachara can be found watching new movies, exploring the world around her, spending time with friends and family and taking many late-night drives. Quality time and building relationships are most important to her. Bachara plans to continue her education and major in Film and Media Arts Production.

Bachara values and believes that everyone should have an opportunity to have their voices be heard. She strives to be able to make those opportunities available through her writing.

All content by Samantha Bachara

March 2022

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February 2022

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Join Blueprint

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January 2022

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November 2021

December 1, 2021

Senior focus frenzy

October 24, 2021
The lasting social and emotional impact of the pandemic on students.

COVID-19 collateral

October 24, 2021

October 2021

October 20, 2021

Lunchtime for seniors

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