Tatum Mitchell
Tatum Mitchell the Print Editor-in-Chief and a second-year staff member. Mitchell competed on the sectional/state journalism team in 2019 for news writing. She qualified for state, taking home third at sectionals. 

Mitchell is involved in theater, music and she also rides horses competitively. She has participated in choir since freshman year and has been in multiple DGS productions. Mitchell is involved in a variety of clubs at DGS including JKB/LOAM (an athletic leadership club), Spanish Club and Masque & Gavel. 

For the Illinois Journalism Education Association, Mitchell received first place and an honorable mention in front page design, first for best in-depth news story, second for best news story and an honorable mention for best centerspread story package. 

Mitchell would like to attend a four-year university to major in journalism or business. In her free time, she enjoys listening to many different musical artists but with favorites including  Arctic Monkeys, Bad Suns, The Rolling Stones and Ariana Grande.

Tatum Mitchell, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief

Apr 21, 2020
State mandate suspends in-person learning for the year, remote learning to continue (Story)
Feb 26, 2020
Multiple DGS student athletes commit to college teams (Story)
Feb 25, 2020
Students attend board meeting in support of band director (Story/Media)
Feb 12, 2020
What your Valentine’s Day will be like based on your sign (Story/Media)
Jan 27, 2020
Changing the narrative: ‘Little Women’ earns an A (Story/Media)
Dec 02, 2019
The reboot of ‘Charlie’s Angels’ is a kicking step forward for female empowerment (Story)
Nov 05, 2019
Marching Mustangs make history (Story/Media)
Oct 08, 2019
Village of Downers Grove expects to not legalize cannabis product sales (Story/Media)
Oct 04, 2019
DGS creates new early bird PE course geared toward varsity athletes (Story)
Sep 04, 2019
What album should you listen to based on your sign? (Story)
Apr 23, 2019
Discover your spirit animal with Sarah & Tatum (Story)
Apr 11, 2019
Discover your style icon with Sarah & Tatum (Story)
Mar 22, 2019
Issue 4 (Story)
Mar 15, 2019
The DGS speech team: A legacy and a tradition (Story)
Feb 25, 2019
Hey, what’s up with this YouTube trend? (Story/Media)
Feb 23, 2019
Freshman Friday: Hailey Welp (Story)
Feb 15, 2019
Flexible Learning Day scheduled for this President’s Day weekend (Story/Media)
Feb 14, 2019
TBT: Kate Riley (Story)
Feb 05, 2019
Top ten ways to spend Valentine’s Day when you’re single (Story)
Jan 25, 2019
Marty, I think it’s time we had the talk (Story)
Jan 25, 2019
Issue 3 (Story)
Jan 25, 2019
Tracking denies all students an equal opportunity to succeed. (Story)
Jan 14, 2019
What type of coffee/tea are you? (Story/Media)
Dec 21, 2018
Multicultural Studies now considered a civics credit (Story)
Dec 14, 2018
DGS was only the beginning to Maudlyne Ihejirika’s success (Story)
Dec 13, 2018
Video News: Dec. 14, 2018 (Story)
Dec 11, 2018
Top ten Christmas songs (Story/Media)
Dec 05, 2018
New unexcused absence policy for DGS (Story/Media)
Dec 03, 2018
DGN alumni group advocates for changes in District 99 (Story)
Nov 16, 2018
Issue 2 (Story)
Nov 02, 2018
Freshman Friday: Kylie Thiel (Story/Media)
Nov 01, 2018
Halloween is sexist: how costume manufacturers hypersexualize women and hyper-masculinize men (Story)
Oct 18, 2018
D99 students get day and a half off for parent-teacher conferences (Story/Media)
Oct 04, 2018
Issue 1 (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
Five distinguished alumni inducted into hall of fame (Story/Media)
Sep 26, 2018
D99 School Board discusses master facility plans and more (Story)
Sep 18, 2018
Top Ten: Places to go after Homecoming (Story/Media)
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Tatum Mitchell