DGN Omega

  • March 173/12/21 - Girls' Varsity Basketball win a share of WSC
  • March 173/13/21 - DG gymnastics conference champions
  • March 173/14/21 - Boys' Varsity Basketball conference champions
RECOVERING: Junior Ella Sebek rests after ACL surgery with ice cream and friends.

Varsity athlete Ella Sebek tears ACL

Julia Hanson, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

After an already unusual season, varsity basketball player Ella Sebek faced an injury that kept her out for the last few games. Sebek is a junior but has had a role on the varsity girls basketball team...

ADMINISTRATION DATES: the dates that online and in-person AP tests will be administered.

AP students, teachers address difficulties of choosing exam format this year

Rohit Rajput, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

Last May, a $500 million class action lawsuit was filed by students across California against the College Board, the most prominent organization making standardized tests for high schoolers. The students...

SUPPORTING STUDENTS: Counseling and Student Support Services remain open during hybrid learning.

Student Support Services adjust to methods of online aid

Emily Falconer, News Editor March 16, 2021

From experiencing a pandemic to trying to juggle remote learning among other responsibilities, many high school students have simply found themselves struggling in a way they have never experienced before....

THE YEAR IN SCHEDULES: different variations of hybrid and fully remote schedules have been in place all year, and by the end of tonight's Board meeting a decision will be finalized for which more aggressive model will be implemented after spring break.

DGN, DGS students express mixed feelings about this year’s schedules, share hopes for fourth-quarter changes

Sam Bull and Teagan Smith March 15, 2021

*This article was written by editors from the Omega as well as from DGS's Blueprint staff. To read the article on the Blueprint's site, click here. Throughout this school year, students from across...

MAKING MEALS: Senior Jane Theisen prepares meals for patients while working as a food service aid.

DGN students step up within healthcare jobs

Amelia Carlson, Editor-in-Chief March 7, 2021

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, frontline workers have continued to go to work and risk their own lives for the wellbeing of others. Frontline workers have inspired numerous individuals...

COMMUNICATING WITH THE DEAD: Psychic Laura Lynn uses tarot cards and clairvoyance to pass messages from those passed.

Psychic Medium Laura Lynn connects to those passed

Julia Hanson, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

“Every reading that I do provides healing. Sometimes that healing is connecting to a loved one in spirit that you’ve disconnected with and you want to say ‘hello’ to again. I’ve had parents who...

TOGETHER BUT APART: Members of the DGN Chess team meet up in-person for the first time to compete at the virtual 2021 state tournament.

DGN Chess team places at online State meet, reflects on remote season

Kate Gross, Feature Editor March 4, 2021

The DGN Chess team capped off a successful 2020-21 season with a second-place finish in the West Suburban Silver Conference and a 35th place finish out of 113 teams at the state competition held on Feb....

BALLAD OF THE BLUEBIRD: Perched on top of a stack of books is a bluebird figurine, gifted to Madeline Riske by her grandmother.

Humans of DGN: Madeline Riske wins Gold Key Award, advances to national judging

Emma Cho, In-Depth Editor March 4, 2021

Every year, students across the nation enter the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, a program that offers many opportunities for teen artists and writers. Some students may win scholarships, have their...

BOREDOM OR RISK? Teens who use Omegle run the risk of hackers and other online threats.

Omegle provides a risky escape for bored teenagers

Molly St Clair, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

In a time when people are feeling as isolated from the world as ever, teenagers are bound to find a new form of entertainment, so what will it be? The newest craze is Omegle. Omegle is an online video...

Weighing-in on weight rooms: A review of local gyms

Weighing-in on weight rooms: A review of local gyms

Timmy Ryan, Sports editor March 3, 2021

It’s that time of year, folks. The long awaited return of high school sports is upon us, and athletes across the state are suiting up for competition. With nearly a full year without sports for some,...

Password protection: an overview of online safety

Password protection: an overview of online safety

Annie Bieda, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

If someone wanted to enter an account that you own, how many guesses would it take for them to access all of your data? For less sophisticated websites, anyone with enough motive can have unlimited tries...

DGN TRADITIONS: Mullen conducts the orchestra through the annual Holiday Mosaic Concert (2019).

Leaving a legacy: A reflection on Jennifer Mullen’s 14 years at DGN

Emma Cho, In-Depth Editor March 1, 2021

The 2020-2021 school year marks orchestra director Jennifer Mullen’s 14th and final year at DGN. An educator at both Downers Grove North and South, Mullen has been teaching for District 99 since April...

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