DGN Omega

  • March 402/27/20 - Girls' Varsity Basketball loses to Whitney Young 53-47 in Sectional championship
  • March 403/03/20 - Boys' Varsity Basketball loses to Hinsdale Central 35-32
  • February 2602/22/20 - Jonah Kopecky places 4th at Sectionals for Boys' Diving, advances to State

First confirmed COVID-19 case in District 99 and District 58 community

Amelia Carlson, News Editor

March 24, 2020

In an email sent Tuesday morning to District 99 and District 58 community members by superintendents Dr. Hank Thelie and Dr. Kevin Russell, the first case of COVID-19 has been confirmed within the school community.  The indi...

An important message from the Editors-in-Chief

Sam Bull and Sam Weinheimer

March 22, 2020

As Editors-in-Chief and along with the entire Omega staff, we acknowledge and regret our mistakes in the February issue. We will work to express our sincerest apologies in the form of truthful and reputable journalism for the re...

Disaster Proclamation issued after first confirmed COVID-19 case within DuPage County

Amelia Carlson, News Editor

March 16, 2020

During a press conference on Sunday in Wheaton, health officials confirmed the first COVID-19 case within DuPage county. The patient is a woman in her 60s and resides in Chateau Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Willowbrook. She is h...

Young Hearts for Life returns to DGN

Anika Canamedi, In-depth Editor

March 2, 2020

During PE classes on Feb 27, students will go down to the field house where ECGs will be administered on a mass scale by volunteers from The Young Hearts for Life Organization (YH4L). The program has been in place at D...

Scholarships created in memory of lost students

Sam Bull and Aleksandra Glowik

February 26, 2020

Over the years, the Downers Grove community has experienced the losses of several DGN students. On several occasions, scholarships in these students’ names have been created by the families and are available to current studen...

RISE Act allows undocumented students state aid

Sam Bull, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2020

The Retention of Illinois Students and Equity (RISE) Act was signed June 21, 2019, and officially came into effect Jan. 1 of this year. The Act gives transgender and undocumented students, who are disqualified from federal finan...