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  • October 2210/13/20 - Tyler Schenk places 4th at the IHSA Golf Sectional
  • October 2210/17/20 - Boys' Varsity Cross Country WSC Silver Champions
  • August 3008/26/20 - Girls' Varsity Golf defeats Hinsdale South 184-220

Remote learning enhances academic performance, ensures student safety

Nicholas Hanscom, In-Depth Editor

October 28, 2020

After countless hours of remote learning, schools all across the nation, including DGN, have reopened for location-based amounts of in-person learning. Many students are planning to or already have returned for this matter--but I...

Face the Facts, Wear a Mask

Face the Facts, Wear a Mask

September 30, 2020

20 years since DGN bombing attempt

Jill Anthony, A&E Editor

October 23, 2019

October 20, 1999: just 20 years ago, students were evacuated from the school due to a homemade bomb being found in a boys’ bathroom.  “I don’t remember much [from that day], but I remember that I was in PE the period befor...

BluePoint system installed

Mary Wojcik, News Editor

December 20, 2018

In November, Associate Principal for Operations and Technology, Dr. Ken Sorensen held a school-wide assembly addressing new safety features implemented this year, including the BluePoint emergency alert system. Administrati...

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...

Staff Editorial: Privacy vs. Safety

March 6, 2015

Privacy comes first Until recently, many of us felt that we had places where we were less vulnerable to the debilitating grip of school policy, such as social media. On social media, we were able to complain about the school...

Take a day off vs. Toughen up

March 6, 2015

Better safe than frozen Michael Rivera | Opinion Editor [email protected] When I hear the phrase “winter is coming” I have no fear because District 99 has made an effort to ensure my classmates do not have to endure ridic...

Teachers undergo simulated school shooting

October 21, 2014

In an effort to increase school safety, the staff participated in a lockdown drill on Sept. 24 that included the Downers Grove police department firing blanks to recreate what an actual school shooting might sound like. Although...