A variety of academic resources are available for selcted students at Downers Grove South HIgh School. On this page, you will find a brief description of each resource.
School Based Resources:
Grade level: All
When provided: Varies
Description: Students are matched with a volunteer staff member at DGS. Mentors assist with connecting students to school activities and resources.
Additional information: Meeting times and location depend on the student and mentor's availability.
Contact person: Atonia Stamatoukos, Student Assitance Program Coordinator
We are committed to providing our students with remote instruction and support when quarantined to help ensure their success. Please review the resources linked here that are available and do not hesitate to reach out with any questions to Kristina Toth, Student Success Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 630-795-8816.
Guided Study is a supportive study hall that is available for students during periods 1- 8 of the school day. This is a Tier 2 intervention; students are considered for this program through a referral process during the school year.
Sign up for in-person assistance within the Math Resource Center in Room D374!
Sign up for Peer Tutoring in the Literacy Center! Tutors are available during lunch periods, 4, 5, 6, Monday - Friday, in room A322,
and after school on Tues., Wed., & Thurs. from 3:30 - 4:15, in room A322.
Grade level: All Grade Levels
Description: Teachers and peer tutors sit down with your student and work on organization as well as homework completion/understanding of content. They also work collaboratively to check grades, set goals, and monitor their progress moving forward. Lastly, if your child simply needs "time" and a quiet space to work, we can provide that as well.
When provided: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 3:30-4:30
Additional information: Students need to be recommended and approved prior to enrollment. More information at their website: https://sites.google.com/csd99.org/strive
Contact person: Kristee Toth, STRIVE Coordinator & Teacher
Description: Each academic department at DGS provides a resource for students to receive additional support.
Click here for information about each department resource.
When offered: Varies
Contact person: Varies - Contact your student's teacher directly to find out how they can be supported academically.