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  • January 5Boys’ XC coach John Sipple wins Illinois Coach of the Year

  • December 6Senior P Sampson Cogger commits to Albion University

  • December 2Boys’ XC finishes 4th at Nike Nationals in Portland

‘God’s Own Country’: my home

Gayu Menon, News Editor

December 13, 2017

Filed under Columns, Features

India is a diverse country. Within India there are 22 official languages. I am from Kerala, the southern tip of India. God’s Own Country, as Kerala is often referred to, is filled with tall, swaying coconut trees with streams just...

Hallway Chatter

December 13, 2017

Filed under Features, Hallway Chatter

The Omega staff listened to student conversations in the hallway and selected ones that “best” described our student population. Ω ”You look like a French villain in that hat” Ω "Is a trap car really just a trapez...

Students explore coding

Jade Warwick, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017

Filed under Extra Curricular, Features

Expanding the demographics of girls in the field of coding and computer sciences is something that junior Ava Nolan wanted to do since she discovered the non-profit organization, Girls Who Code over two years ago. She first heard...

Snowball-goers can ‘cross the line’ without fear

Audrey Dwyer, Staff Writter

December 13, 2017

Filed under Features

Operation Snowball paints itself as a weekend for high schoolers to have fun and open up to their peers about topics that are not usually brought up in the classrooms. Teachers are invited to come on the retreat to participate,...

Drivers education teachers differ in school and outside

Sophie Karrow, In-Depth Editer

December 13, 2017

Filed under Features

With a shaky breath, a prayer from Dad in the passenger seat, and a twist of the key, the engine roars to life for a teenager for the first time. At 15 most American teenagers enter the world of driving. When deciding where to...

Former DGN students face wrath of Hurricane Harvey

Madison Venckus, Feature Editor

October 13, 2017

Filed under Features

Former DGN student Madison Kuratko makes her way to the window, wading through water up to her hips inside her home. Peering out she sees the entire neighborhood flooded, making streets seem like rivers after the passing of Hurr...

Mirandola becomes student activities director

Sarah Baran, Social Media Editor

September 11, 2017

Filed under Features

The transition from CTE to Student Activities is something that Mark Mirandola has been looking at since he started as a teacher. Before applying to become the sole Director, Mirandola worked with Kelly Zuerner as the Assistant ...

Grant publishes illustrated biology workbook

Sidney Lee, Feature Editor

June 2, 2017

Filed under Features

Last spring, science teacher Jeff Grant was caught off guard with press and praise as he was honored with the Golden Apple Award, a special recognition given to outstanding teachers each year. Over a year later, he is currently o...

Bridging the gap between classes: Teachers push for consistency in classes

Jasmine Abdallah, In-Depth Editor

May 25, 2017

Filed under Features, In-Depth

As junior Chloe Mason walks into her AP Language class, she plops into her desk ready for class to begin. Just across the hall, junior Austin Moca mopes into the same curricular class, but his hands are sweating as he stresses...

Extracurriculars put pressure on students’ schedules

Sophia Di Iorio, In-Depth Editor

March 22, 2017

Filed under Features

With the multitude of activities that DGN offers, it is no surprise that students take advantage of the opportunities by being involved in many activities. Activities often take place well into the night, and students can struggle...

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