DGS News & Events

Congratulations to the following students named to Downers Grove South High School’s Honor Roll for Semester 2 of 2018-19 School Year! South High 4.0 & Above Hono...

Monday, June 3rd 2019

June 3, 2019

Summer School registration at Downers Grove South is now closed Late Summer School registration forms can be submitted now at Downers NORTH High School on Tuesday, June 4th b...

Three Downers Grove South High School students who are studying Spanish attained national recognition for their excellent performance on the 2019 National Spanish Examinatio...

The Commencement Ceremony for the class of 2019 will be held in the gymnasium beginning at 5:00 p.m.  Access to the campus will be open for spectators at 3:45 p.m. with doo...

Final Exams

May 15, 2019

FINAL EXAMINATION SCHEDULE: Tuesday, May 28 8:00 - 9:30    1st period exam 9:45 - 11:15   2nd period exam 11:30-1:00     4th period exam Wednes...

Throughout each school year, the Downers Grove South High School student newspaper, Blueprint, informs the student body of the latest news, trends and happenings. During the 201...

South High hosted Wellness Day on Wednesday, May 1, for all staff and students, which included more than 30 informational booths, demonstrations, an array of healthy snack foods...

Downers Grove South High School participated in and earned awards at the 18th Annual High School Research Symposium at Illinois State University on Friday, April 26.   R...

On April 4, South High students competed at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) State Competition in Springfield, Ill.  Seven participants earned...

South High Drama presents their Spring musical production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying on May 2-5. The performances will take place in the Auditorium at S...

South High hosted their “Spring All-Sign Day” on Wednesday, April 17. Thirty-seven graduating seniors will be playing their sport at the collegiate level. “...

Seventy students from South High School in Downers Grove qualified to compete in the SkillsUSA State Championship in Springfield, Ill., on Friday, April 12.  South High ...

South High students competed for top honors among several area high school students in various categories in the fields of STEM, Business, Humanities, Performing Arts and Visual...

South High students will be displaying their academic talents related to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) at their inaugural showcase event: DGS STEM Showcase...

South High senior Mitch Kravec earned a Silver Medal in Digital Art; a National Scholastic Art and Writing Award from the Alliance of Young Artists and Writers.  "E...

DGS Drama presents their Childrens Play Kid Frankenstein! Friday, April 5 at 7 p.m in the Auditorium Tickets can be purchased at the door. Prices include $10 for general a...

DGS Drama brings TWO evenings of One Acts! Thursday, March 21 and Friday, March 22 at 7 p.m. in the Little Theatre Tickets can be purchased at the door. Prices include $10...

37 District 99 students competed at the Illinois State Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) Competition and seven qualified for the International Career Development Co...

On March 5, the South High World Languages Department inducted 58 students into the French, German and Spanish Honor Societies. The organizations recognize high scholastic attai...

The Downers Grove South High School Key Club is hosting its seventh annual Mustang Trot 5K Run/Walk to benefit Erika’s Lighthouse on Sunday, April 7, 2019, at South High S...

South High students took the optional National German Exam in late 2018 and earned recognition for their performance. 21 South High students earned awards based on their level i...

COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 99 South Student Announcements Monday, March 11th, 2019 COLLEGE & CAREER Attention Juniors:  Ms. Nolan, Mr. Robinson and Mrs....

On March 3, South High hosted the National Speech & Debate Association (NSDA) Tournament for 22 active schools within the Illinois District. Students compete within three ca...

District 99 student musicians participated in the Illinois High School Association State Solo and Ensemble Contest at Hinsdale South on March 2. Students prepare solos and ensem...

District 99 student artists earned a combined $3.5 million in college sponsorship offers at the Illinois High School Art Exhibition (IHSAE) which opened on Sunday, February 24.&...