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  • April 15Musical at DGS on April 18, 19, & 20th
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  • April 8Mustang Trot on April 14
  • April 8Bilingual Family Dinner Dance from 6-8 p.m. on April 11
  • April 8FCCLA state on April 11-12
  • April 8Non-attendance day for freshmen, sophomores and seniors on April 11
  • April 8Juniors take the SAT; attend 8:20 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on April 11
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The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


The student news site of Downers Grove South High School


Vanja Bogdanovic

Vanja Bogdanovic, Graphics/Photo Editor

Senior Vanja Bogdanovic is a Graphics and Photo Editor in her first year on the Blueprint staff. Bogdanovic is involved in numerous school activities, such as being a French tutor and an active member of the internship program at DGS. Bogdanovic is also an AP Photography student this year.

Photography has been a large part of Bogdanovic's life since she has been at DGS. She has developed a sense of creativity and has made two strong portfolios. She has won multiple awards from Scholastic Art and Writing, an honorable mention from the Chicagoland 4x5 Show and many local and school awards.

In her free time, she enjoys listening to music, hanging out with her friends and going on drives with her sister. Bogdanovic also frequents sports games or school events to take photos. She is very excited to be participating in Blueprint this year.

All content by Vanja Bogdanovic
While the prom theme provides the Blueprint for the dance, it is up to the attendees to make it theirs. People can be creative no matter the theme and thats important to recognize.

Prom theme doesn’t truly matter

Vanja Bogdanovic, Graphics/Photo Editor
March 16, 2024
On Feb. 23, DGS held the annual spirit assembly where students from all grades and staff competed for the spirit jug. Small events during lunch periods where students could earn points for their grade led up to the large assembly that took place in the large gym. Seniors won the spirit jug after being in last place for most of the week.

Spirit flows throughout DGS

Vanja Bogdanovic, Graphics/Photo Editor
February 28, 2024
Buffalo Wild Wings, WingStop and Hooters serve a selection of of chicken wings that differ in flavor.

The chicken wing triad: Which is best?

Vanja Bogdanovic, Grahpics/Photo Editor
February 6, 2024
DGS boys varsity basketball wins against MCHS

DGS boys varsity basketball wins against MCHS

Vanja Bogdanovic, Graphics/Photo Editor
December 23, 2023
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