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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

    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...



March 19, 2018

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

Sarah Rogoz, Opinion Editor

March 12, 2018

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

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...

SHARING HER STORY: Selma El-Badawi (12) poses for a staged photograph holding a sign displaying her sexuality.


February 22, 2018

Winter dance gets revamped

Sarah Rogoz, Opinion Editor

January 22, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...