DGS News & Events

Dear Class of 2020! We are so excited to prepare this Virtual Graduation Ceremony to celebrate the class of 2020 and all you have accomplished together as a class!  In o...

South High students took the optional National French Contest “Le Grand Concours” this spring and earned recognition for their performance. Twenty-nine students from...

Downers Grove South High School celebrates 34 student-athletes who plan to continue their sport at the collegiate level. Congratulations to the following South High student...

South High students took the optional National German Exam in late 2019 and earned recognition for their performance. Seventeen students from South High earned awards based on t...

The Downers Grove South High Speech Team has been named State Champion in the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) State Speech Tournament. The tournament was held at the Peo...

The South High College and Career Center is hosting our annual College and Career Exploration Night on Wednesday, March 4 at 6:45 p.m. The event is open to all students and pare...

EVENT CANCELED - PLEASE VISIT D99 COVID-19 UPDATE CENTER If you registered online for the race, you have a few options regarding how we can handle your 2020 registration fee:...

Congratulations to the following South High students being named to the Technology Center of DuPage (TCD) A*Team! Being named to the A*Team is recognition for students’ ou...

The Wind Ensemble from Downers Grove South High School will share the stage with the Indiana University Concert Band. The performance will take place on Wednesday, February 19 a...

District 99 and South High announce Honor Roll students for the first semester of the 2019-20 school year. Below the lists are organized by GPA, and class year.  ...

Winter Dance: Feb. 15

February 10, 2020

Come to the DGS Winter Dance on Saturday, February 15th! The dance will be held in the Large Gym beginning at 7 p.m. Purchase your tickets in the Bookstore through 6th p...

The “For the Culture” Creative Show is a showcase of arts and passions performed by students who are members of a club at Downers Grove South High School called &ldq...

The Fine Arts Department at South High School in Downers Grove is pleased to announce the results of the judging from the 2020 Chicagoland Area Regional Scholastic Art Awards he...

Don't miss the DGS Orchesis Dance Company's show, "Momentum"! The performances are on Thursday, Feb. 6 and Friday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium. Tickets ...

CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - PLEASE VISIT D99 COVID-19 UPDATE CENTER All families that pre-registered online for the Daddy Daughter Dance have been reimbursed.  If yo...

South High School Drama presents their Black History play, “Luck of the Irish” on Friday, January 31 and Saturday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium. Tickets can...

At Downers Grove South High School, 23 students were selected to participate in the 2020 Illinois Music Education Association All-State Convention (IMEC) in January in Peoria. T...

Nine South High student musicians have earned All-State honors through the Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA). Students were selected to the All-State Band, All-State ...

South High School will induct five new members into its Class of 2019 Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Dec. 14. The induction ceremony will take place in the Large Gym during ...

Final Exams: Dec. 18, 19, 20

December 4, 2019

FINAL EXAMINATION SCHEDULE:   Monday, December 16 Student Help Morning 7:40-9:15 a.m. First period begins at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday, December 18 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. - 1s...

Dear students and families, As the World Languages Department Chair, I wanted to share with you information about summer study abroad programs. These programs are offered by ...

South High School Drama presents their winter play, “Clue On Stage,” on Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in the student acti...

On Nov. 13, South High School celebrated 10 student-athletes who plan to continue their sport at the collegiate level. Parents, grandparents, other family members, coaches, and ...

DGS AP Environmental Science Classes are providing a pumpkin compost collection! Saturday, Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. - noon Student Parking Lot North High has a drop off site ...

Downers Grove South High School will host its 6th annual Halloween Fun Fair on Wednesday, October 30 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The event is FREE for all preschoolers through 5th grade...