• November 30Remote through semester
  • November 23Odd periods 11/23 and even periods 11/24 then from 11/25 to 11/29 Thanksgiving break
  • November 23Illinois goes back to stage 3
Alyssa Deplaris
Alyssa Deplaris is a senior at DGS and is in her first year on staff. She is the Social Media Director for the Blueprint. Deplaris is involved with Mad Dash, Badminton, Spanish Club and was part of the Swim and Dive team freshman and sophomore year. 

Deplaris has a passion for martial arts and self defense - she is a black belt in Illinois Shotokan Karate and has been competing in tournaments for eight years. Her love for music has formed by playing and teaching piano, along with learning many instruments throughout her childhood. In her freetime, Deplaris can be found babysitting, spending time with friends and family and drinking a lot of coffee.

In the future, she hopes to attend Illinois State University or University of Tampa. She is planning on majoring in education, since helping kids has always been one of her priorities.


Alyssa Deplaris, Social Media Director

May 01, 2020
The ideal three ingredient quarantine cookie recipe (Story/Media)
Apr 17, 2020
The gym is closed but the grind won’t stop (Story)
Mar 13, 2020
Dumford strikes spot on division I college team; Dedication makes her highly respected DGS player (Story)
Feb 25, 2020
Top ten essential vending machine snacks (Story)
Feb 19, 2020
‘The Biggest Loser’: How to not lose weight (Story)
Jan 28, 2020
Student diversity is shown through the different languages at DGS (Story)
Dec 17, 2019
DGS journalism program information (Story)
Dec 17, 2019
Top ten Tuesday: Holiday gifts for teens (Story)
Dec 16, 2019
The beginning for Kyra Blackwell: What it takes to power through the match (Story)
Dec 11, 2019
My conspiracy theory on the Amazon Alexa (Story)
Nov 22, 2019
Students create cleanliness issue (Story)
Nov 13, 2019
The secrets to improving the school cafeteria food (Story)
Oct 24, 2019
I don’t care what you think — I love my iPhone 6 (Story)
Oct 11, 2019
Construction affects students and staff (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
Top Ten Tuesday: Essential Oils (Story)
Oct 02, 2019
Diver Emma Fudacz jumps into her first year on the team (Story)
Oct 01, 2019
The Swimming Unit — the worst part of freshman year (Story)
Sep 11, 2019
Let this week’s horoscope decide your Friday night plans (Story/Media)
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Alyssa Deplaris