DGS News & Events

COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 99 South Student Announcements Tuesday, January 16, 2018   COLLEGE AND CAREER: Attention Juniors & Sophomores:  Technolog...

South High will kick off second semester by hosting World Language Week from Monday, Jan. 8 through Friday, Jan. 12. The theme for 2018 World Language Week is, “Language L...

Information for Finals at DGS

December 14, 2017

Click here for finals schedule To: DGS Parents and Students From: Principal Ed Schwartz We have all gotten into the habit of school starting at 9:20 am on Mondays. F...

Students from South High School in Downers Grove earned first place  in the Northwest Suburban Fall 2017 session of The Stock Market Game program. South High comp...

Thirteen student musicians from South High School in Downers Grove have been selected through competitive audition to participate in the 2017-2018 Illinois Music Education ...

On Friday, Dec. 15 and Saturday, Dec. 16, DGS Drama students will perform, “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play by Joe Landry.” Both performances begin at...

Andrew Kaim, mathematics teacher at DGS, has been selected for the University of Chicago’s Outstanding Teacher Award. Kaim has been teaching at South High for 18 years and...

  In honor of Veterans Day, Downers Grove South High School invited local veterans to participate in panel discussions with students. Students were given the opportu...

Downers Grove South High School celebrated National Letter of Intent Signing Day for College Athletics for two student-athletes. Randall Konstans, Athletic Director, welcomed fa...

Downers Grove South High School’s literary magazine, Calliope, was awarded a first place rating by the Kettle Morraine Press Association (KEMPA). The 2017 publication, Cha...

At 7 p.m. on Friday, November 3 and Saturday, November 4, DGS Drama students will perform "The Diary of Anne Frank, newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman." In this trans...

The week of October 2, DGS freshmen, sophomores and juniors will have their pictures taken for the yearbook. Students will have their photos taken during their English class. ...

Downers Grove South High School students Esther Crandell and Andrea Ramirez were selected to join the Youth Activation Committee of the Special Olympics of Illinois (SOILL). Cra...

A video message update for September is now available! Watch Video Message

Downers Grove South High School seniors Jake Burrows, trumpet, and Danny King, clarinet, have been selected through a highly competitive audition process to be members of the&nb...

The South High School Parent Open House is set for Thursday, August 31, 2017. The purpose of the program is to give parents an opportunity to visit the school, attend ...

Principal Ed Schwartz welcomes back all students for the new school year. View the 2017-18 School Year video message.

The Downers Grove South High School Speech Team took home four awards at the 2017 National Speech & Debate Tournament this past weekend, including the School of Excellence A...

Congratulations to the following students named to Downers Grove South High School’s Honor Roll for Semester 2 of the 2016-17 school year. 4.0 & Above Honor Roll ...

Click here to hear the Principal's update for June!

Downers Grove South High School, led by its Social Studies Department, raised over $10,000 for 15 refugee families worldwide

COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 99 South Student Announcements Tuesday, June 6, 2017 ACTIVITIES DGS, as you prepare for finals, why not treat yourself to some delicious c...

The DGS Social Studies Department held its annual Recognition Breakfast, recognizing nearly 60 students who exemplify hard work, admirable character and consistency in the classroom

Two students from the Downers Grove South High School Bass Fishing Team have qualified for the IHSA State Bass Fishing Tournament, which takes place May 18-20 at Carlyle Lake...

A video message update for May is now available!