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  • September 24Girls' volleyball: Non-conference home match-up against Metea Valley canceled for Sept. 27

  • September 22Boys’ football: Trojans drop second-straight game, fall to 2-3 (1-2 WSSC)

  • September 22Girls’ volleyball: Trojans win Plainfield South invite, maintain seven-game winning streak

Bullock presents to health classes following IYS

Sidney Lee, Editor-in-chief

May 15, 2018

Filed under News

In March, Student Assistance Coordinator Keith Bullock presented to five of Christine Tomeck’s health classes to talk about the recently administered Illinois Youth Survey.   As part of his presentation, Bullock had the...

Student’s advocate for safety: students attend Willowbrook High School student forum on safety and gun control

Sophie Karrow, In-Depth Editor

March 19, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Uncategorized

    The morning took off with 400 students from 29 different high schools spread out across blue bleachers in the Willowbrook High School field house. All attendees took part in a safety forum to voice their op...

WALKOUT

WALKOUT

March 19, 2018

EXEMPT ATHLETES REQUIRED TO TAKE STUDY HALL: Full season PE exemptions to be dismissed

Sarah Rogoz, Opinion Editor

March 12, 2018

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Three weeks into second semester a counselor visits junior Audrey Guerin’s English class to advise scheduling for the 2018-19 school year. This being her third year hearing the spiel, the counselor’s voice fades while she focuses o...

White wins Illinois Journalist of the Year

Madison Venckus, Feature Editor

March 9, 2018

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Omega editor-in-chief senior Natalie White was named the 2018 Illinois Journalist of the Year (IJOY) on Thursday, March 8. She became the organization’s 29th Journalist of the Year since 1989, and the second student journali...

ARE WE ONE?

Gayu Menon, Sarah Baran, and Matt Troher

February 22, 2018

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During the Friday, Jan. 26 video announcements, a segment from the “We Are One” diversity group aired. In this clip, group members held up a sign which stated “I am [blank] but I am also a Trojan,” with students instru...

Winter dance gets revamped

Sarah Rogoz, Opinion Editor

January 22, 2018

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After the lack of participation in past winter dances, DGN is trying something different. And by different, I mean adding a 32 by 40-foot synthetic ice skating rink. Following Hinsdale Central’s last winter dance that included a...

Proposed District 99 renovations to bring new additions

Isabelle LaBianco, News Editor

December 13, 2017

Filed under News

On Oct. 19, DGN released its plans for proposed renovations that would cost $136 million. Plans would include reconstruction of the white gym, courtyard, library, and undergound track. If the renovations did get approved, construction...

Science teacher awarded for teaching excellence

Isabelle LaBianco, News Editor

December 13, 2017

Filed under News

On Nov. 2, AP Biology and Anatomy teacher Jeffery Grant became as a finalist for Illinois’s “Presidental Award for Excellence and Science Teaching.” Grant is one of five finalists. This is the highest US governmental award...

DG community members run annual 5k

Bella Cotterell, Photography Editor

December 13, 2017

Filed under News

The Bonfield Express is a Thanksgiving tradition held in downtown Downers Grove where runners and families jog or walk the 5k race. This event brings a sense of community and holiday spirit. This year 6,260 residents participated...

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