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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

Proposed District 99 renovations to bring new additions

Isabelle LaBianco, News Editor

December 13, 2017

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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

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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

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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...

District determines funds for new clubs

Katherine Gross, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017

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A group of individuals on the district level have been assigned to figure out a process in which to reward new clubs and provide them with stipend money. Past programs in place at DGN and DGS have not set a specific parameters...

Chromebook costs for 1st repair

Sophia Kartsounes, Opinion Editor

December 13, 2017

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As of the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year, the first time repair of a student’s Chromebook is no longer free. Although the costs for the second and third repairs remain the same, the fee for the first is now $25. According...

Bill requires free feminine products in bathrooms

Sidney Lee, Editor in Chief

December 13, 2017

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As students and staff walked into the women’s restrooms at the beginning of November, they noticed new feminine hygiene dispensers displaying the word “free.” Wondering if it was true, some turned the knob to discover that...

Students named to the Illinois All State musical

Isabelle LaBianco, News Editor

December 11, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

Last June, senior Jack Cannan and junior Ellie Banke were selected to participate in the Illinois All-State musical, “Big Fish.” Banke was cast as the female lead, Sandra Bloom, and Cannan is on stage crew. The show will be...

DGN hosts Veterans’ Day assembly

Bella Cotterell, Photography Editor

November 14, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Students spell out ‘ONE’ on Carstens Field

Natalie White, Editor-In-Chief

November 10, 2017

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On Nov. 1, students poured out of their seventh period class to form the word "ONE" in order to show unity at DGN. This goes along with the theme generated by Prinicpal Janice Schwarze and the Student Advisory Council "Individually...

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