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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


Sarah Barber

Sarah Barber, Online Co-Editor-in-Chief

Sarah Barber is a senior at DGS and is in her second year on staff. This year, she is the Online Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Blueprint. In addition to journalism, Barber competes with the DGS varsity speech team and is involved with Operation Snowball, Mad Dash and masque and gavel. 

In the future, Barber hopes to attend either Boston College, Villanova University or Northeastern University. As of now, she is undecided in the field of liberal arts, leaning towards international relations, criminal psychology or pre-law. 

Outside of school, Barber works over the summer at Cypress Cove Family Aquatic Water Park as a lifeguard and swim instructor, additionally, she volunteers at Feed My Starving Children. When she isn’t working or studying, Barber can be found spending time with her family, thinking about work she hasn’t done yet and organizing.

All content by Sarah Barber
Keep up to date with everything happening at DGS this week.

Weekly Preview: March 2-6

Sarah Barber, Online Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 3, 2020
Selective senioritis in action: Sarah Barber lays on the ground during fifth hour, for lack of anything better to do.

I have senioritis — when I want to

Sarah Barber, Online Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 2, 2020
Find out what is going on at DGS this week, Feb. 3.

Weekly Preview: Feb. 3-7

Sarah Barber, Online Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 3, 2020
This week, we welcome all Mustangs back to school for the 2020 year.

Weekly Preview: Jan. 6-10

Sarah Barber, Online Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 7, 2020
I promise Im not a Grinch, but some Christmas songs are just too ridiculous.

Top 10 most ridiculous Christmas songs

Sarah Barber, Online Co-Editor-in-Chief
December 10, 2019
Brindza high fives Principal Edward Schwartz at her state send off at 7:30 a.m. on Oct. 17.

Brindza swings her way to state, into DGS history

Sarah Barber, Online Co-Editor-in-Chief
October 17, 2019
Tatum and I at last years homecoming, before tearing up the gym floor. This is the infamous $36 dollar dress.

Top 10 Tuesday: The worst things about homecoming season

Sarah Barber, Online Co-Editor-in-Chief
September 10, 2019
This was my vibe throughout the entire school year -- a prime example of why I am ending this toxic relationship.

Breaking up with junior year

Sarah Barber, Online Opinions Editor
May 1, 2019
The Mustangs will travel to face Proviso East on Tuesday.

Mustangs stampede over Red Devils 3-0

Sarah Barber, Online Opinions Editor
April 9, 2019
Im here to compete and succeed with whatever life brings me.

Q & A with Division I hopeful Jack Blazevich

Sarah Barber, Online Opinions Editor
April 3, 2019
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