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Superintendent Hank Thiele explains his reasoning for supporting a mask optional recommendation
District 99 goes Mask Optional Starting February 28
Emma Gramm, Feature Editor • May 10, 2022

After an emergency board meeting was held Mon, Feb 14, the board voted to accept the administration's recommendation that wearing a mask will be respectfully requested, but no longer required at District 99 starting Mon, Feb 28.  This meeting was held in response to a judge ruling in favor of a lawsuit filed against Governor J.B. Pritzker and his executive order on mandatory masking. Since District 99 was named in the lawsuit, this was considered an emergency meeting. Board Vice President Michael...

Esports Club debuts at DGN
Esports Club debuts at DGN
Lauren Pierret, News Editor • April 12, 2022

Freshman Reyhan Hashim had the idea to start an Esports team at DGN in September of this school year and has been working with friends Nicholas Ochezdan and Dylan Casey on making this idea a reality. After many months of planning, DGN’s new Esports team held its first meeting Monday, March 7.  Hashim initially decided to establish this club after seeing esports programs in high schools in surrounding areas and wanted to create a similar outlet and opportunity for the students of DGN.  “There...

INCOMING CHANGES: Elementary schools around the district to receive facility updates under proposed plan.
District 58 looks to update current facilities
Molly St. Clair , Feature Editor • March 25, 2022

In an informational flier released in mid-February, District 58 parents and Downers Grove residents received news of the latest proposal for the district. The proposal includes renovations to many of the 13 facilities in the district with a main goal of possibly adding 6th graders to the district's middle schools. The proposal began in 2018 with a district ‘strategic plan’. This consisted of asking stakeholders in the community for their thoughts on proposed changes to the district.  From...

The Community Impact Podcast Season 2: A conversation with BOE member Jose Espinoza
The Community Impact Podcast Season 2: A conversation with BOE member Jose Espinoza
Molly St. Clair and Tabitha Irvin February 16, 2022
Ross Riot Ep. 14 - We <3 David Bote
Madeline Schallmoser and Emma Cho May 11, 2021
Left to right Jerry Buss (John C. Reilly) presents a jersey to newly drafted Magic Johnson (Quincy Isaiah) alongside GM Jerry West (Jason Clarke)
Review: Winning Time
Anthony Marsicano, Sports Editor • May 11, 2022
JAMMING OUT: The Mighty Teacher Band performs before school during spring break spirit week.
Then there were three: Mighty Teacher Band
Julia Hanson, A&E Editor • May 10, 2022