DGN Omega

  • February 5Ingrid Carpen(12) advances to sectional bowling competition after scoring 1006 at final season meet

  • December 5On Wednesday December 5, an anti-abortion protest was held before first period on the main street entrance sidewalk

  • December 3Boys Wrestling won against Proviso West 56-15

Peace Gardens to honor fallen veterans in DG

Julia Zita, News Editor

January 26, 2016

Filed under News

DGN and DGS are working to raise $50,000 to install Memorial Peace Gardens on both campuses. These memorials will honor the 70 veterans that have graduated from District 99 and have fallen, 69 from DGN since it opened in 1...

Ciezadlo named Sectional Diving Coach of the Year

Kileen Dietrich, Opinion Editor

December 17, 2015

Filed under News, Uncategorized

DGN diving coach Tony Ciezadlo won “Sectional Diving Coach of the Year”, beating out six other coaches for the second year in a row. On the day of sectionals, Nov. 14, the coaches from each school met, this year at DGN...

Velazquez receives Outstanding Educator Award

Julia Zita, News Editor

December 17, 2015

Filed under News

Every year the Office of College Admissions at University of Chicago presents high school teachers with their Outstanding Educator Award. This year, 2015 DGN graduate and U of C freshman, Daria Wick, nominated English teacher...

Facility renovations considered for D99 schools

Natalie White, Sports Editor

December 17, 2015

Filed under News

The Master Facility Plan (MFP), estimated to cost 69.9 million dollars if the version presented to the BOE Oct. 19 is adopted, has been in the works for about two years and would involve renovations to DGN and DGS. The MFP has...

Author speaks to D99 schools about alcohol

Abbe Murphy, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2015

Filed under News

Author of New York Times best-selling memoir "Smashed", Koren Zailckas, spoke to DGN on Oct. 16 at this year’s Red Ribbon Week assembly in the Clarence Johnson auditorium. This double second period assembly was only one component...

Advisory creates community for freshman

Julia Zita, News Editor

September 30, 2015

Filed under News

Two-thirds to three-fourths of this year’s freshman class, and about one-half of this year’s sophomore class, know the feeling of being in a ninth grade advisory resource. Freshman Advisory is implemented to help get new students...

PARCC scores ‘students do not see value in the test’

Julia Zita, News Editor

September 30, 2015

Filed under News

Last spring, zero percent of high school students in the state of Illinois exceeded standards on the PARCC test in math. Only 17 percent met the standards in math. In English, 38 percent of students met or exceeded standards....

PSAE final exam exemption eliminated

Katie Callaghan, Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2015

Filed under News

On Tuesday, Sept. 8 the Executive Council, comprised of principals, associate principals and district level administrators, came to a unanimous decision not to offer first semester final exemption to seniors this year. Seniors...