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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...

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...

5G piloting plan creates local arguments

Sam Bull, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2020

5G, the fifth generation of wireless technology for cellular networks, is being met with local controversy and frustration regarding plans for its piloting in the village of Western Springs. Citizens express concern about new 5G la...

Man responsible for the death of Beth Dunlap pleads guilty to DUI, reckless homicide charges

Amelia Carlson, News Editor

January 13, 2020

A former Naperville resident has pled guilty to one count of aggravated DUI and one count of reckless homicide responsible for the death of 17-year-old Beth Dunlap. Dunlap was struck by Kucharski’s vehicle after he ran a red li...

DGN diffuses fights with support system

Mary Petersen, In-Depth Editor

December 18, 2019

DGN’s policy regarding fighting ensures that all students involved in a fight will be punished with suspension. The policy is meant to deter students from fighting, so that the amount of students getting into fights in the firs...