DGN Omega

  • February 19Brad Rosen wrestled at 126lb, and finished top 8 at state wrestling meet, ending the 2018-2019 season
  • February 5Ingrid Carpen(12) advances to sectional bowling competition after scoring 1006 at final season meet
  • December 5On Wednesday December 5, an anti-abortion protest was held before first period on the main street entrance sidewalk

Renovations Incoming: What To Expect

Patrick Brooks, A&E Editor

May 9, 2019

Beginning this summer, the school will be commencing phase one of a three-year renovations plan. One of the rooms slated to be completely rebuilt before the beginning of the next school year will be the radio room. “I’m ...

DuPage passes ban on commercially bred pets

Audrey Dwyer, In-Depth Editor

March 5, 2019

March 5, The Village of Downers Grove Village Council voted unanimously to enact a humane pet store ordinance. Also known as “Louie’s Law” Senate Bill 2280 prohibits the retail sale of animals (dogs, cats, and rabbits) in DuPage County and Will County that are obtained from commercial breeders.

BluePoint system installed

Mary Wojcik, News Editor

December 20, 2018

In November, Associate Principal for Operations and Technology, Dr. Ken Sorensen held a school-wide assembly addressing new safety features implemented this year, including the BluePoint emergency alert system. Administrati...

Deans’ office aide had access to students’ discipline files

Audrey Guerin, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

Each year, DGN students from every grade receive the dreaded marigold deans’ pass. The delivery of this pass in front of their entire class is traumatizing enough for students, but little do they know that one of their peers...

NASA employee speaks at DGN

Logan Maramba, Opinion Editor

November 13, 2018

DGN hosted a guest speaker from NASA come to speak to students at the school Friday Nov. 9. Ryan Prouty sees herself as just a normal kid from Wyoming. She claimed that her receiving of her first ever B, in Calculus, is why she ...

Transportation complications

Patrick Brooks, A&E Editor

October 29, 2018

Over 4 weeks, bus route 14 was late by up to 30 minutes on late start Mondays. Route 14 was not the only one. Oftentimes, buses may be late or even overcrowded. Attempting to remedy this problem, DGN sent out an email. This...

Testing center inconsistencies cause inconvenience

Matt Troher, Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2018

For the past two years, the DGN testing center has seen a degree of variability as to the hours it has been open. The testing center, a room where students go to make up missed tests, is typically open during lunch periods...

Alumni Award of Excellence recipients speak at DGN

Vanessa Kamman, Feature Editor

October 16, 2018

Each year, DGN awards the Alumni Award of Excellence to alumni who have demonstrated outstanding contributions in society. This year, two of the three alumni that received the award came back to speak to students about their experiences...