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BIAS INCIDENT RESPONSE PLAN: an infographic outlining the district
Students involved in racist social media incident
Sam Bull, Amelia Carlson, and Madeline Schallmoser December 15, 2020

Several DGN students were involved in “racist and violent” social media posts, according to a Nov. 18 email sent out to the student body from Principal Janice Schwarze. The email did not provide details, and the identities of the perpetrators and victims, as well as the specifics of the incident, remain unclear. “Neither racism nor violence should ever be portrayed as a joke. These social media posts demean our community, and we condemn them without reservation or qualification,” Schwarze...

HYBRID MODEL: the hybrid schedule for next year, which will go into place if metrics and requirements are in the right spot by Jan. 5
Bull's Board Corner: December 14
Sam Bull, Editor-in-Chief • December 15, 2020

Hey, students. This is a series of news updates by me, Omega Editor-in-Chief and District 99 Board of Education Student Representative Sam Bull, that is designed to inform you, the DGN student body, of the most relevant changes, decisions, and updates from the most recent Board of Education meeting. In other words: this is exactly what you need to know from every Board meeting.   This week’s Board meeting featured quite a bit; here’s a rundown of some of the most important items...

Feeding the community: District 99 and food service provider Chartwells have helped provide free meals for children throughout the district.
District 99 finds new ways to distribute food to community
Kate Gross, Feature Editor • December 14, 2020

For the 13.7% of students at DGN that currently qualify as low-income, remote learning has made the accessibility to free or reduced-price breakfast and lunch much more difficult. With 311 students at DGN eligible to receive free or reduced-priced meals this year, District 99 had to invent new ways to provide and distribute food to families in an efficient and accessible manner.  Dr. Ken Sorensen, DGN’s Associate Principal for Operations & Technology, notes that the main difficulty was...

Diana Prince (a.k.a. Wonder Woman), portrayed by award-winning actress, producer and model Gal Gadot.
Review: Wonder Woman 1984
Nicholas Hanscom, In-Depth Editor • January 7, 2021
Review: Soul
Claire Creedon, In-Depth Editor • January 1, 2021